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Nigerian govt contradicts Dapchi parents, says 110 girls unaccounted for

•Steps up rescue efforts Jude Johnson  The  Nigerian Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State, are so far unaccounted for, contradicting that of the 105 names submitted by the parents at the weekend. The girls were abducted after insurgents believed to

Buhari to Obasanjo: You’re busy globetrotting to notice our achievements (read full statement)

Jude Johnson The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement, accusing him of being ignorant of the achievements of the government because of his busy schedules travelling across the world. Buhari in a statement read by the Minister of Information and Culture on Wednesday, however, commended Obasanjo

Lai Mohammed Berates U.S Stance on IPOB

By Babatunde Opalana The Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, has expressed displeasure over the stand of the government of the United States on the status of the Indigenous People of  Biafra. Describing as “unfortunate” the fact that the U.S. does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation,the minister said the

Nigerian Govt threatens media stations over hate speech

The federal government has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction any radio or television station that broadcasts hate speech. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, issued the directive in Abuja Thursday at the annual lecture series of the NBC and the 25th anniversary of the commission. The