FG was aware of $9.3m smuggling to South Africa by two Nigerians and an Israeli on Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor's private plane

Staff, (Punch) - The Federal Government was aware of the move by two Nigerians and an Israeli to purchase arms in South-Africa, The PUNCH's investigations have revealed.




Boko Haram: 12 Soldiers to die for mutiny, sentenced to death for 'shooting' at GOC, 6 freed

Staff, (The Guardian) - The General Court Martial for trial of 18 soldiers over mutiny and shooting at the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Maidugiri has sentenced 12 of them to death by firing squad.

Boko Haram attacked our Synagogue Church of All Nations building - T.B. Joshua

Staff, (Punch) - The founder and General overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet T. B. Joshua has said Boko Haram may be responsible for the collapse of a six-storey building in the church premises.

Synagogue building collapse: More controversy as foreigners take over search and rescue operations

Chukwuma Okparaocha, (Nigerian Tribune) - There seems to be no end yet in sight for the controversy surrounding the building collapse that occurred at the premises of the Synagogue Church in Ikotun area of Lagos, as the management of the church reportedly flew in a team of foreign experts to carry out search and rescue operations.

Scores die as TB Joshua's Synagogue Church building collapses

Staff, (Vanguard) - TRAGEDY struck yesterday following the collapse of a part of a multiple storey building inside the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, leaving many worshipers dead, while others were critically injured.

Adamawa youths, hunters and vigilantes kill 80 Boko Haram insurgents fleeing after they ran out of ammunition

Staff, (Punch) - Youths and vigilance group members in Michika and Madagali local government areas of Adamawa State on Tuesday night killed about 80 Boko Haram insurgents fleeing the areas. The insurgents had been wreaking havoc on some boundary communities in Adamawa and Borno states.

A True Soldier: I'm eager to return to battlefield, says Obasanjo's son

Staff, (Punch) - The son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt. Col. Adeboye, who was shot on Monday by Boko Haram insurgents near Michika in Adamawa State has expressed eagerness to return to the battle front.

OBJ's son, Lt Col Adeboye Obasanjo, shot by Boko Haram terrorists as he led an offensive to reclaim Michika town in Adamawa State

Staff, (Guardian) - Mubi, an epicentre of the battle between the military and Boko Haram terrorists witnessed one of the bloodiest fights Monday. It claimed the lives of 24 soldiers. Their leader, Adeboye Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, survived. But he sustained injuries.

Military reclaims Bama town from Boko Haram, after a fierce battle

Staff, (Guardian) - Boko Haram captured the area last Monday. But after aerial bombardments by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF)'s fighter jets, the military has reclaimed Bama. Sources confirmed this yesterday in Maiduguri, the state capital. Fight rages in Gwoza, Gambouru, Wulgo.

Boko Haram seizes five Nigerian towns in five days

Staff, (Punch) - The fundamentalist Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has seized five North-Eastern towns in five days killing hundreds and leaving thousands of residents fleeing for safety as it continues its quest to establish a caliphate in the country.

Boko Haram's capture of Borno towns: Reputation of Nigeria's military at stake - US

Staff, (Vanguard) - The US warned yesterday that the reputation of Nigeria's military was at stake while the future of the country and her children was in jeopardy following the capture of some towns in the north eastern part of the country in the last few weeks by Boko Haram terrorists.