Summary President Goodluck Jonathan descended heavily on the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, describing as "unfortunate" a statement credited to the governor that the Boko Haram sect was more equipped than the Nigerian military. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, who announced the modalities, said altogether, 495 delegates would attend the conference earlier scheduled to commence this month.
Summary The office of National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Borno State has warned politicians to stop taking their campaigns to the numerous internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in the state, noting that it was insensitive and immoral.
Summary Speaking in kanuru to the mostly down trodden country side women, Nana urged them to take heart adding that the government will do all it can to help them pick up the pieces of their lives again by recapturing what has been stolen from them.
Summary Speaking ahead of the 200th day today, of the abduction of the school girls, Mrs. Ezekwesili expressed sorrow over the continued abduction of the girls who she said, should not be allowed to abide a day longer in the captivity of the insurgents.
Summary The delegation consisting of 22 state lawmakers, 5 members of the House of Representatives and commissioners, women representatives and other groups led by Senator Ali Ndume and Dahiru Monguno were at the APC national secretariat yesterday, to present the evidence of payment for the forms and collect them for the governor.
Summary Twenty-eight members of both the National Assembly and the Borno State House of Assembly yesterday picked an Expression of Interest and Nomination Form which they intend to donate to the Borno State governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, their choice candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), to enable him seek re-election in 2015.
Summary In this interview with CHIKA OTUCHIKERE, Maj Komo Maryam Thomas, an indigene of Borno State and serving officer of the Nigerian Army, gives an insight into the insurgency as person whose state is worse hit and whose professional constituency is saddled ...
Summary Towns and villages in the state have been run over by Islamic group, Boko Haram with many families rendered homeless as a result. The State Director, Alhaji Yahya Imam gave this warning in a chat with journalists in Maiduguri.
Summary Senator Lawan, who chairs the Senate Committee on Public Accounts, said on Wednesday in a statement in Abuja that the people of the Northeast will not accept to be disenfranchised by INEC or any other group or person in the name of security clearance.
Summary The State Director, Alhaji Yahya Imam, gave this warning while speaking with newsmen ... Confirming the incident on Wednesday to newsmen, Alex Akhigbe, Police Public Relations Officer of the Bayelsa State Police Command, said his men were working to unravel the mystery behind the killing.
Summary The General Manager, Borno State Environmental Protection Agency (BOSEPA), Alhaji Nasiru Surundi, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri. According to him, the plant will help to create wealth out of the huge refuse generated daily in the state capital.
Summary Marshall McClain, head of the association that represents rank-and-file officers of the Los Angeles Airport Police officers, called for the city's Police Commission Inspector General to audit the airport police department's spending on people and equipment. . The radio systems of the two police agencies and the fire department do not operate on the same frequencies, adding to the communication difficulties.
Summary A visit by Stavros Lambrinidis would be a step toward resuming a human rights dialogue between the EU and North Korea, which broke off previous talks in 2003. A North Korean diplomat to the United Nations said earlier the invitation had been sent.
Summary Residents reported that a heavily armed convoy carrying the president was seen leaving the capital and heading south toward Po, near the border with Ghana, even as his resignation announcement was being read out on television. Overnight, the president said he had "heard the message" from the protesters in the capital of this impoverished West African nation and understood "the strong desire for change."
Summary The army, backed by forces of a former general and other fighters, have waged an offensive against Islamist groups in Libya's second-largest city - part of the chaos gripping the oil producer three years after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi.