The power struggle splitting Northern Nigeria elite ahead of 2015 presidential election took another turn today with President Goodluck Jonathan splitting its ranks. Tanko Yakasai's newly formed Northern Elders Council (NEC) publicly endorsed Mr. Jonathan's 2015 re-election during the group's meeting in Kaduna.
The Egyptian government has stepped up a campaign to curb Muslim Brotherhood influence over mosques, saying it has licensed more than 17,000 state-approved clerics to give Friday sermons to stop places of worship falling
“into the hands of extremists.”
Carter: U.S. shouldn’t bomb Iran even if it has a nuclear weapon
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has warned Nigerians to beware of being pushed to the point where adherents of religious faiths would engage in a war, stressing that the outcome of it may be very devastating for the country.
Agitation by the people of the South-East for creation of an additional state in the area to put them at par with other zones of the federation received huge support yesterday when the demand received the unanimous backing from members of the National Conference Committee on Political Reforms and Forms of Government
Christian children from Jordan, Syria, Iraq and Egypt, participate during a Christmas Mass in Amman.Iraq's dwindling Christian community faces "disaster," and if no action is taken they will number just a few thousand in a decade, the country's most senior church leader told .
LIST OF NAMES OF NYANYA BUS PARK BOMB ATTACK!
Are any of your relatives in the list?
BANGUI, Central African Republic — Heavily armed African and French peacekeepers escorted some of the last remaining Muslims out of Central African Republic's volatile capital on Sunday, trucking more than 1,300 people who for months had been trapped in their neighborhood by violent Christian militants.
UNGWAN GATA/ABUJA Nigeria, April 28
When Fulani raiders carrying rifles, machetes and clubs stormed his village one night last month, Pius Nna was stunned to see his teenage nephew among them.
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded Thursday that the Ukrainian government withdraw its troops from the troubled eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian separatists have been gaining ground.
In the 1980s, there was much talk in Nigeria about the "Kaduna Mafia", a mythical and not-so-secretive organisation said to be made up of influential northern Nigerian intellectuals, civil servants and businessmen, intent on the advancement of the interests of northern Nigerians.
(Reuters) - Nigeria's hunt for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls is not all that it seems. In public, an international operation is gathering pace while behind the scenes, officials say it is unlikely to deliver the success that global opinion demands.
US Marines currently in Nigeria to help the government combat Boko Haram terrorists have made their first arrests taking two male suspects into custody after they were found in possession of arms and ammunition during a targeted search.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Muslim-by-birth Sudanese woman who married a Christian man was sentenced to death Thursday after she refused to recant her Christian faith, judicial officials and an Amnesty International researcher said.- Associated Press25 mins ago
In this piece we are going to make references to Nnamdi Onyeuma’s article which was published on the 17th of May, 2014 titled In the Niger Delta. Our interest here is merely to appraise a few events in the past few years in the Niger Delta.
Biafra became independent of Nigeria on 30 May, 1967. The country Biafra seceded from the Nigerian union through the now internationally recognized principle of United Nations stipulated and universally accepted rights of nations to self-determination and the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
A few decades ago, catholic priest in South America did embrace political Christianity, even if the pope did not. Latin Americans couched in an enviable term - LIBERATION THEOLOGY. Is it something that SESS can borrow? We need it
Communities in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State are currently in a state of panic following the invasion of the area by Fulani herdsmen allegedly armed with AK 47 rifles.
The herdsmen, who invaded the council area with their cattle two weeks ago, had allegedly destroyed crops in the farms and were reported to have raped some women in the villages, who were working in their farmland.
Agricultural and economic activities in the said communities were brought to a halt on account of the violent activities of the herdsmen while the local vigilante group in the area had become helpless due to the superior arms carried by the invading herdsmen.
New York[RR] New York--The recent reactions from certain quarters purportedly claiming to speak on behalf of Igbo/Biafran people in regard with the attempt to make a public announcement by the pro-Biafra freedom group known as Biafra Zionist Federation (BZF) at the studios of Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS), to say the least is quite embarrassing.
A viewing party in a Nigerian area plagued by terrorist attacks was hit by an explosion during today’s match between Brazil and Mexico, leaving unconfirmed reports of casualties as hospitals near the northern city of Damaturu deal with those injured by the blast.
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The recent inhuman murder of the American journalist James Foley by the Islamic terrorists in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, ISIL (they are also called ISIS, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) is just too revulsive to all human sensibilities
In Nigerian vacuum, Boko Haram is expanding its base (+video)
More than a year after President Goodluck Jonathan vowed to eradicate the radical Islamists, the group is taking towns in the northeast. Can it create an Islamic caliphate?
Terror Tears Through Nigeria: Hunting Boko Haram
by Dare Lawal
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has come out with a strongly worded statement criticising the All Progressives Congress (APC) and linking the party once again with terrorism.
Our source said the suicide bomber apparently sought to ignite a series of gas distribution plants and gasoline depots owned by Folawiyo Energy some 150 meters away from the site of the explosion.
Some four persons were killed by the explosion, among them the female suicide bomber who drove a Mercedes Benz car that caused the explosion.Eyewitnesses said the head of the female driver lay on the ground next to the Mercedes Benz used in the bombing.
Well in the last two to three years, 25 percent of Nigeria’s national budget was allocated to defense and security
'Meji meji ni Olorun da eniyan' ... Yoruba language in W. Africa which means that God created all things in duplicates.
Arewa Consultative Forum supports the rigged and booby-trapped 1999 Constitution so it could not be amended. Below is the proof...
When the cabal -Hausa/Fulani/Yoruba/Edo that took down Biafra with the help of the British are once again coalescing into CPC, SESS must take note of that horror
Oby, you are on the wrong side of Nigeria. You are on the Muslim side. These stolen Chibok girls are Christians. Muslims stole them. There is very little Jonathan can do to bring them back. You are on the wrong side
Liberalism seems to have an irrational animus against Christianity. Consider these two stories highlighted in the last week by conservative Christian blogger Rod Dreher.
As Samuel Huntington had predicted in his pivotal and seminal essay -the Clash of Civilizations, the fault line that separates the believers in Islamo-Sharia worldview and those that believe in the Judeo-Christian world view, run smack through the middle of Nigeria.
In October 2014 a meeting of Biafra freedom movement activists was called by Festus Afamefule in Barcelona, Spain. The venue of the meeting was in the hall which was made available to the Biafrans by the Catalonians with whom the Spanish Biafran activists have worked closely together since the last ten years.