“Troops In Cameroun Are On Their Way Back” - DHQ Reacts To 480 Soldiers That Fled

“Troops In Cameroun Are On Their Way Back” – DHQ Reacts To 480 Soldiers That Fled

maj-gen-chris-olukoladeThe Nigerian Defence headquarters on Monday clarified issues concerning Nigerian troops who found themselves in Cameroon during fierce battle with terrorists.

BBC reports that Some 480 Nigerian soldiers have fled into Cameroon following fierce fighting with Boko Haram militants, Cameroon’s army has said. Army spokesman Lt Col Didier Badjek said the soldiers had been disarmed and were now being…

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Coach Keshi’s N15m Demand is Outrageous – Garba Lawal

Coach Keshi’s N15m Demand is Outrageous – Garba Lawal

Stephen-keshi-620x400Former Super Eagles midfielder, Garba Lawal, has described Stephen Keshi’s threat to end his deal with the Nigeria national team, as another way of armtwisting the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.

Lawal who also described Keshi’s N15m monthly demand as outrageous, stated that he (Keshi) can go to any other country if he believes he is good enough. The former Roda FC of Netherland star stated…

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Three PDP Governors to Join APC – Gov Wamakko

Three PDP Governors to Join APC – Gov Wamakko

Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko

Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko

Governor Aliyu Magaatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State has disclosed that two governors from the north and one from the south from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are on their way to join the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).

Wamakko made this comment, yesterday, while speaking with newsmen at the venue of the APC North West caucus meeting to…

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I Will Return to My Seat – Adamawa Ex-Gov Nyako

I Will Return to My Seat – Adamawa Ex-Gov Nyako

Murtala-Nyako-620x400Ousted Adamawa State governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd) has said that he will return to his post since the state lawmakers did not follow the laid down procedures in impeaching him.

Nyako also said there were justifiable reasons to prove that he was unjustly sent packing from his office by his opponents, who breached all the rules all in their desperate bid to get him out.

Nyako, who has…

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Army in Fierce Battle With Boko Haram Fighters in Borno Town of Gamboru

Army in Fierce Battle With Boko Haram Fighters in Borno Town of Gamboru

boko-haram-causalities-jtf-army-soldiersReport reaching iNdepthNigeria from Borno State has it that soldiers and suspected Boko Haram insurgents are at the moment engulfed in a fierce battle in the Borno State of Gamboru town.

We learnt that the area has been under heavy attack since morning at about 5.30am.

We will bring more details as soon as we establish contact with our reporter in Maiduguri.

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FIFA U20: Falconets to Return on Tuesday

FIFA U20: Falconets to Return on Tuesday

Nigeria-Falconets-The Falconets will be returning to the country on Tuesday after finishing second in their campaign at the FIFA U20 Women World Cup in Canada.

The U20 women lost out to the trophy as they lost to Germany in a final. An extra-time winner from Lena Petermann ensured that the Germans won the trophy for the second time in three editions.

The team will leave Montreal on Monday by 2pm on its way home…

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A Race Through Race In Missouri By Pius Adesanmi

A Race Through Race In Missouri By Pius Adesanmi

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Lesley McSpadden, Michael Brown’s mum crying

Contrary to popular opinion, race is not always the elephant in the room in America. Sometimes, it is just a three hundred-pound gorilla in a car. Dateline: Spring 2008. Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, now Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University, was convener and host of that year’s annual meeting of the African Literature Association in his former…

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As Gov Fayemi Rounds Off in Ekiti - Ogundele

As Gov Fayemi Rounds Off in Ekiti – Ogundele

fayemi-new-Fayose-Ekiti-620x400The tenure of Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, is expected to come to an end on October 15 while the Governor-elect, Mr. Ayo Fayose, would takeover the rein of power from October 16 for a four-year term. Although he failed to secure a second term, that the outgoing governor transformed Ekiti is not in doubt. Fayemi introduced a lot of far-reaching policy changes in the education sector…

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Ribadu, Modibo Meet PDP Leadership on Adamawa Guber Race

Ribadu, Modibo Meet PDP Leadership on Adamawa Guber Race

•Nuhu-RibaduTwo governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa State – a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, and a former Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr. Mohammed Modibbo, have presented their agenda to the party.

The two aspirants, at separate meetings with the party leadership in Yola on Saturday said they…

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Gwoza: Boko Haram’s Caliphate Claim Empty, says DHQ

Gwoza: Boko Haram’s Caliphate Claim Empty, says DHQ

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Defence spokesman, Major Gen. Chris Olukolade

The Defence Headquarters on Sunday  dismissed as empty, claims by the leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau that the sect had seized Gwoza from the Nigerian government.

In a statement forwarded to our Correspondent, Defence spokesman, Major Gen. Chris Olukolade insisted that the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country remained intact.

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