Thursday, November 19, 2015

Alleged missing 105 Nigerian soldiers: Army releases statement

The Nigerian Army has released a statement explaining what transpired in Gudumbali, Borno state on Wednesday November 18th where 105 soldiers were said to have gone missing after a gun battle with Boko haram members. The statement which is signed by Tukur Ismail Gusau, the Media Coordinator Operation Lafiya Dole, states that the claim is far from true. The statement after the jump...

Benin Republic invades 16 Nigerian villages, hoists flag of annexation

ILORIN – The neighbouring Benin Republic has invaded sixteen villages in Okuta, the border town in Baruten local government area of Kwara state, thereby causing serious fear and palpable tension in the affected communities. ‎In their shrewd determination to annex the Nigerian villages, Vanguard reliably gathered that authorities of Benin Republic have gone ahead to construct Gerdarmes Office(Police station) in the affected Nigerian communities and also hoist the country flag at the affected Nigeria villages.

Video: Russian warplanes disrupt ISIS oil sales channels; destroy 500 terrorist oil trucks in Syria

Around 500 fuel tanker vehicles transporting illegal oil from Syria to Iraq for processing have been destroyed by Russia’s Air Forces, the General Staff said.
“In recent years, Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and other extremist groups have organized the operations of the so-called ‘pipeline on wheels’ on the territories they control,” Russian General Staff spokesman Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov said.
Hundreds of thousands of tons of fuel have been delivered to Iraq for processing by trucks and the revenue generated from these illegal exports is the one of the terrorists’ main sources of funding, he said.
Watch the video after the Jump.

Syrian Forces In Maheen, East Homs

Last night, the Syrian froces captured the villages of Hawareen and Tal Daher and entered the Maheen Orchards in East Homs. This morning, the pro-government forces pushed to the Maheen town. ISIS is on the verge of defeat inside of Maheen captured by terrorists in early November. We remember, last weekend, the Syrian froces launched a military operation against ISIS to recapture Maheen and the villages to the north of the town. Currently, the Syrian Armed Forces are advancing inside Maheen. Nonetheless, ISIS will try to repel the Syrian forces’ advance. The militants rely on the reinforcements which have reportedly arrived this morning.

Operation TRIANGLE Three more Nigerian nationals arrested by the Nigerian EFCC

Operation TRIANGLE Three more Nigerian nationals arrested by the Nigerian EFCC (Economic and Financial Crime Commission), in close cooperation with Polizia di Stato (Italian National Police)

June 9, 2015, 4.00 am: 750 police officers from the Italian, Spanish, Polish, English, Belgian, Georgian, Turkish and Cameroonian police, with the support of Europol and Interpol, and with the coordination of Eurojust, knocked on the doors of 62 individuals suspected of being members of a criminal organization, mainly from Nigeria and Cameroon, responsible for a huge number of frauds committed against small and medium-sized enterprises across the world.

Bayelsa Guber: APC Cloning Pvcs For Election – Dickson

The campaign organisation of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC), is hell-bent on rigging next month’s governorship election in the state.

Director of Publicity of Dickson’s campaign team, Jonathan Obuebite, said this on Tuesday while briefing newsmen in Yenagoa.
He claimed that the APC was putting “immoral and indecent strategies in place” some of which had been concluded to be executed on the day of the election.

Family Of Diezani Alison-madueke Outraged By Dele Momodu's Visit To Her - Lawyer

Members of the immediate family of embattled former Minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, as well as her legal team are outraged over the recent visit of Nigerian journalist Dele Momodu to the former minister’s London flat.

In an interview with SaharaReporters, Mrs. Alison-Madueke's Nigerian lawyer, Oscar Onwudiwe, asserted that the ex-minister never intended or authorized anything from that meeting to be broadcast to the public.

PDP Releases List Of Key Members Allegedly Marked For Death By APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that some of its key members are currently been targeted and marked for death by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

This was disclosed in a statement by Chief Olisa Metuh, the national publicity secretary of the PDP in a press conference to address the alleged assassination attempt on Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu.

Mastermind of Paris terror attack killed

The man suspected of masterminding last Friday's Paris attacks that killed 129 people, was killed in the police raid north of Paris Wednesday, investigators confirmed. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 27, was the second person to die in the Saint-Denis raid, the French prosecutor's office reported Thursday. He was identified from skin samples. Abaaoud had previously been linked to a string of thwarted attacks including the plot to kill passengers on a Paris-bound high-speed train in August, a plot that 3 young Americans helped foil. He claimed he successfully moved back and forth from Europe to Syria coordinating terror attacks, and narrowly escaped a January police raid in the Belgian city of Verviers. “Allah blinded their vision and I was able to leave... despite being chased after by so many intelligence agencies," he told the ISIS magazine Dabiq.

Lack of medical supplies hampers treatment of victims of Yola bomb blast

Lack of medical supplies at the Yola specialist hospital as well as other state owned hospitals, is hampering the treatment of victims of the Tuesday Bomb blast in Yola, Adamawa state. Many of the over 80 people who sustained injuries from the attack are yet to receive adequate medical attention due to lack of medical supplies. One of the victims who refused to state her name said “After I paid N1000, they did an x-ray and said there is a metal inside my wound, however, nothing has happened since then”. Another one of them told Premiumtimes "Since they brought me yesterday, I was just given Tetanus injection and two tablets of Paracetamol. You can see blood is still dripping from my wound".

Pres. Buhari, The Jagaban others at the wedding fatiha of Atiku's daughters

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu,Tambuwal, others at the wedding fatiha of Atiku’s daughters. See more photos bellow.

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Photos: Bank robbery reported at Agbara !

Toward the beginning of today armed burglars raged a bank in Agbara and engaged with the police in a weapon fight. One person was killed, not certain if its an armed thief or a security watchman. See more exclusive photographs bellow.


Buhari Government Witchunting Dasuki – Fani-Kayode

Former Spokesperson for the Goodluck Jonathan presidential campaign and Chieftain of the Peoples Democracy Party, Femi Fani-Kayode has described the call for the arrest of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki by President Muhammadu Buhari as pure witch-hunting by the current government. Fani-Kayode, who is known for his crude attacks on the President Buhari-led government, said it was wrong calling for the arrest of a man it never invited.
He aired his views via his Twitter handle thus: “How can it be right to order the arrest of Sambo Dasuki when he was never invited or questioned by the probe panel? It is a witch-hunt.”