Boko Haram

We are ready to end war: Boko Haram

Boko Haram said they were ready to ceasefire but gave conditions:   1. Former Head of State, Muhammed Buhari as leader of the negotiating team. 2. Dialogue must take place in Saudi Arabia, not Nigeria 3. Arrest and prosecution of former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. 4. All their members who were […]

Boko Haram

Boko Haram announces negotiation, names Buhari as leader of the negotiating team

*FG welcomes move, Buhari cautious By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Ben Agande & Ndahi Marama MAIDUGURI— Leadership of Jama’atul Ahlis Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also called Boko Haram, has named the former Head of State and presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), among six prominent northerners, to mediate between […]

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Explosion and Gunshots Rock Maiduguri

Bloody Sunday again in Maiduguri, there has been an explosion accompanied by sounds of gunshots on Bama Road of Lagos Street in Maiduguri. That was same street were an explosion killed some soldiers about a week ago purportedly leading to retaliatory attacks on civilians and houses by security operatives, which finally led to the death […]

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Nigeria: Insecurity – Mixed Reactions Trail Obasanjo, IBB Warnings

Mixed reactions ranging from commendation to criticism, yesterday, trailed Sunday’s joint declaration of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida on the state of insecurity in the country. While regional groups, including the Arewa Consultative Forum and Afenifere welcomed the intervention of the two elderstatesmen, the intervention received thumbs down from Ohanaeze which flayed the […]