JTF bans Thruraya phones in SoE states

The use of thuraya phones in all states under emergency rule have been banned by the Joint Task Force, JTF. This was made known on Wednesday by the Spokesman of the Joint Task Force, Sagir Musa. According to him the ban on thuraya became necessary as military intelligence revealed that terrorist have reportedly resorted to […]

Bama: Our comrades died because they did not have any bullets

NewsRescue: Earlier sources had described to NewsRescue that soldiers had to “bribe” the armory to get working guns and adequate bullets. On how the military effort to win the war against Boko Haram is being sabotaged from the top, our sources described what could be seen as a highest level military and governing resolve to […]

Nigeria military base attack kills at least 20

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) – Fighters linked to the radical Islamic terrorist network Boko Haram attacked a military base in Nigeria’s north on Sunday in an assault that left at least 20 people dead, as the network’s leader denied any peace talks with Nigeria’s government. The attack in the village of Monguno, some 200 kilometers (125 […]

Why Arrest Our Editor Again- Al-Mizan Newspaper

By Ibrahim Musa Just about six weeks after his release on New Year day by the State Security Service SSS, with whom he had been detained along with a reporter of the Al-Mizan newspaper for eight days, Musa Muhammad Awwal has once again been whisked away by security operatives. Information gathered from his family members […]

Rampant oil theft ravages Nigeria’s Delta

(Reuters) – The sound of fleeing feet rustles from the undergrowth in this swampy enclave in Nigeria’s Delta, where a fire burns beneath an open tank of crude oil and black smoke fills the sky. Criminal gangs are quick to run when boats approach the illegal refineries all over the Niger Delta, a region of […]


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