Fifty Dead in Kano's Bombing

Published in NEWS November 19 2015 0

Fifteen persons have been confirmed dead and fifty-three injured in the bombings in Kano.


President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has called for increased vigilance among Nigerians to help prevent suicide terror attacks on soft targets around the country.


Nigerian Troops are reported to have destroyed a Boko Haram camp at Matali in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.


The main opposition leader in Myanmar, AUNG SAN SUU KYI, has won a seat in the parliamentary election, as her National League for Democracy cruises to a sweeping victory.


Police in Kenya have arrested a journalist over a report exposing corruption at the country’s Interior Ministry. JOHN NGIRACHU is a senior reporter of Kenya’s biggest-selling Daily Nation newspaper, and his report uncovered outrageous spending by civil servants.


The All Progressives Congress says it has nothing to do with the procedure for states to secure the bailout fund offered by the Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria. The explanation was made against the backdrop of complaint of alleged political interference by the Kogi State government and the PDP Governors' Forum, leading to delay in releasing the bailout funds.


The Chairman of the Rivers State Internal Revenue Board, ONENE OSHILA-OBELE OSHOKO, has been sacked. The sack of the revenue board boss is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, KENNETH KOBANI.


The Port Harcourt branch of the Nigerian Bar Association has confirmed the arrest of a fake lawyer operating in the Rivers State capital. The fake lawyer was identified as fifty-eight-year-old man who addresses himself as Pastor ALPHA JUDGE. He was arrested based on the observation of Justice ADOLPHUS ENEBELI of the Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt.


The Rivers State House of Assembly has approved a request for Governor NYESOM WIKE to appoint five additional special advisers. The letter conveying the request of the governor was read on the floor of the House in plenary by the Speaker, IJUNYI IGBANI.


Rivers State Governor, NYESOM WIKE has ordered a ban on unapproved street protests and public demonstrations, following the yesterday’s disturbances in the state capital, Port Harcourt. The manner of intervention by the Governor is not going down well with the opposition All Progressives Congress in Rivers State.Governor WIKE had in a state broadcast last night condemned the actions of the pro-Biafran agitators, leading to the disruption of public peace in Rivers State.


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