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‘My Transition Hours’: Jonathan Reacts To Shettima’s ‘Fiction’ Allegation

Media Aide to Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has replied governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima over statement that the ex-president’s book, “My Transition Hours” is full of fiction. Shettima, had also said that the book, which was launched in Abuja on Tuesday, is elementary, adding that the former president refused to mention the findings of the panel that investigated the abduction of the Chibok Schoolgirls in April, 2014 in chapter four. Omokri, in a statement posted on his Twitter…

Jonathan’s Book Full Of Fiction – Shettima

The governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan’s book “My Transition Hours”, launched in Abuja on Tuesday, is elementary and full of fiction The governor said he came to the conclusion after “he took the whole of Tuesday night” to read the former president’s book. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy, Isa Gusau, Shettima accused Jonathan of deliberately omitting the report submitted to him in June 2014 by the presidential facts-finding committee…

How Boko Haram Invaded, Razed Village In Fresh Chibok Attack

The Boko Haram terrorist group on Monday, razed Mifa, a village in Chibok local government area of Borno state. Mifa, eight kilometres away from Chibok town, is the last settlement which shares a border with the dreaded Sambisa forest. Recall that in April 2014, the insurgents had attacked Chibok, abducting over 200 school girls at the Government Girls’ College. According to TheCable, the insurgents stormed the village, setting houses ablaze. “They came in from the forest some minutes ago. They are currently…

HBO Releases Trailer For Documentary About Chibok Girls’ Abduction

The Home Box Office (HBO) has released a trailer of the documentary tagged ‘Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram’ which tells the story of the Chibok schoolgirls in captivity. It has been four years since 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the insurgent group Boko Haram from a school in Chibok and are believed kept in captivity in the Sambisa forest for three years. Following the global social media campaign with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, which involved global icons like Malala and Michelle Obama, the…

Police Arrest 8 Suspected Kidnappers Of 276 Chibok Girls

Eight persons suspected to have taken part in the kidnap of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls in Borno state have been paraded by the Nigerian police. The police team led by super cop, Abba Kyari, during a brief in Maiduguri, also said that the eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists were among 22 persons who were in arrested in Borno, Adamawa and other adjoining communities. Recall that on the night of 14–15 April 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in…

Buhari Offers Boko Haram Terrorists Amnesty

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has offered to grant amnesty to members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect who turn a new leaf. Speaking while receiving the 104 Dapchi schoolgirls who recently regained their freedom from the insurgents at the State House on Friday, President Buhari said his government is willing to grant the amnesty to members of the sect who “unconditionally” denounce terrorism. “While further efforts are being made to secure the release of every abducted citizen in Nigeria, the government is ever…

‘Buhari Owns Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen Moneymaking Venture’ – Fani-Kayode

Dr Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of owning and running Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen groups as "moneymaking venture".    Fani-Kayode made the claim after the Buhari-led government secured the release of 101 abducted schoolgirls from Boko Haram captivity.   The former minister said Nigerians would someday "spit on the graves of Buhari and his collaborators" when the truth surrounding the abductions of Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls unfolds.   Describing the abductions…

Responsible Govts Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said no responsible government would negotiate with terrorists and expect to defeat same afterwards. Fayose said this a week after President Muhammadu Buhari was quoted by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, as telling ousted United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, that his administration had opted for negotiation to secure the release of Boko Haram captives. Buhari had told Mr Tillerson during his visit to the State House in Abuja that his government would…