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Boko Haram: Paralysed Chibok boy flown to Dubai for surgery

.....Foundation bankrolls medical trip with $48,000 By Babatunde Opalana Finally, the  Chibok boy, Ali Ahmadu,  who was paralysed as a result of brutality of Boko Haram terrorists on his spine as a toddler,  has found help as he was flown  on Sunday, to Dubai for corrective spinal cord surgery. Dickens Sanomi Foundation, which bankrolled

 Court stalls judgment on alleged kidnapper Evans

September, 5, 2017, has been slated for hearing on arguments from counsel on why judgment should not be delivered on the fundamental rights application filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans. A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court presided by Justice Abdulaziz Anka,  had earlier fixed Tuesday, for judgment

The Lament Of The Boko Haram ‘Brides’

Salamatu Umar was abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, when she was just 15. She and five other girls were herded in the bush. She was forced to marry a Boko Haram fighter. She and another girl eventually escaped, running away while they were collecting firewood for cooking. Umar was pregnant

Senate tasks security agencies on spate of Kidnappings in Lagos

 ...Austin Obande The Senate has expressed concern over the increasing rate of kidnappings in Lagos State, South West Nigeria. To this end, the senior legislators on Tuesday,  advised the Federal Government to direct the Inspector of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris,  to take immediate action in collaboration with other security agencies to address

Falae: Court sentences 7 herdsmen to life imprisonment

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure on Monday sentenced seven herdsmen to life imprisonment for kidnapping Chief Olu Falae, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF). The herdsmen had on Sept. 21, 2015, allegedly invaded Falae’s farm, attacked his workers and kidnapped him to an unknown destination. The

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