It seems the last has not been heard of threats from the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram. Earlier this week, the group made a threat to attack the offices and staff of some media houses via YouTube. It threatened to attack Punch, Daily Sun, Vanguard, Guardian, Nation, Tribune, and National Accord soon and warned Leadership, Daily Trust, Peoples Daily and RFI(Radio France international) to be careful in order to prevent an attack. Read more
The Director-General of the State Security Services, Mr. Ekpeyong Itah has described the new number plate project as a catalyst in the collective push to combat terrorism and other national security challenges facing the country. Read more
NOTE: As the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva is expected to appear before the Court of Law in Abuja on May 8th, 2012 on financial charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), he has written an open letter to President Goodluck Jonathan demanding for his protection before he can appear before the court. the letter is contained below: Read more
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has said that all those indicted in the fuel subsidy report would not be prosecuted until the result of the findings is made available to the Federal Executive council for deliberation and consideration. Read more
This is a message from the public awareness department of the Jamatu Ahlis sunnah lil daawati wal jihad, a group engaged in jihad in Nigeria.
We wish to explain about the attack we carried out on Thisday Newspapers. Some of the reasons why we decided to attack some Media Houses, especially Thisday, is because the paper was used in dishonouring our prophet, Mohammad (SAW) during a beauty pageant in Kaduna in November 2002. Read more
A radical Islamist sect published a video Tuesday showing a smiling suicide bomber drive into the offices of a major Nigerian newspaper and blow himself up, an attack that killed at least three people and made journalists a new target of the extremist group. Read more
President Goodluck Jonathan indicated on Saturday his willingness to summon the National Security Adviser, Gen. Owoye Azazi (retd), for linking the Peoples Democratic Party with the spate of bombings in the country.
Also, the PDP in a statement cautioned the NSA to steer clear of political matters, so as to avoid making enemies for Jonathan. Read more
Barely 24 hours after explosion and gunshots rocked the old campus of Bayero University, Kano, another explosion has been reported in Jalingo, Taraba state capital.
Reports reaching us say an explosion has gone off in Jalingo, the Taraba State Capital. Read more
In what is becoming a very messy affair, President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, took on his National Security Adviser, NSA, General Patrick Azazi, on his comment that the insurgency in the country could be traced to the zoning arrangement of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, declaring that “people need to ask the NSA to explain what he really meant”. Read more
Reports coming in from Kano indicates that a multiple bomb blast has occured at a church inside the campus of Bayero University Kano. Sporadic gunfire was also heard minutes after the blast.
Source according to Premium times said the attack targeted catholic worshippers at the Champlaincy right inside the university. Read more