Missing Nigerian soldiers return to base in Borno

Nigerian soldiers The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that a sizeable number of the 39 soldiers declared missing after last week suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in the border town of Gashigar in Borno, had returned. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theater Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri. “It is…

How four soldiers died in boat mishap

The Nigerian Army’s Operation Crocodile Smile in the Niger Delta ran into troubled waters on Monday, when four soldiers who were part of the operation died in a boat mishap in Brass, Bayelsa State. The soldiers, who were being conveyed to the Brass Waterfront died after their boat capsized due to turbulent tides at the…

WONDERS | Missing Goat found in Pastors House

A 45-year-old pas­tor, Chukwuemeka Okoro, and his wife, Esther, 39, were on Friday arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly intimidating their neighbour whose missing goat was found in their house after several search­es. Giving his account, the complainant, Onuh Jo­seph noted that the pastor threatened him over his property. “Early this year,…

Missing goat found in pastor’s house

A 45-year-old pastor, ChukwuemekaOkoro, and his wife, Esther, 39, were on Friday arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly intimidating their neighbour whose missing goat was found in their house after several searches. “Early this year, I bought a goat which I kept in a cage but it got missing, I reported the…

FG to reintroduce civic, hygiene education in schools

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Development Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Government may reintroduce civic and hygiene education in primary and secondary schools for value re-orientation. The minister disclosed this on Friday in Abuja when he appeared in a Forum of the News Agency of Nigeria…

$32.5 Million ‘Halliburton Loot’ Relooted from FG’s Covers – EFCC

About $32.5 million recovered for the federal government by some senior lawyers in the controversial out-of-court settlement of the Halliburton scam has been declared missing from the government’s coffers.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, which raised the alarm over the missing $32.5 million on Thursday, September 1, 2016, said that investigation in…

Anambra community declares 4 chiefs missing

The Abagana Welfare Association, AWA, in Anambra State has declared four prominent traditional leaders of the community missing. The Onowu (traditional Prime Minister) of Abagana, High Chief Alfred Onugha who spoke in a telephone interview with Vanguard, yesterday, said that those allegedly missing after the police invasion of Abagana community following the land dispute between…

Aircraft Debris Found Off Mozambique Shore – Expert

Mozambique aviation expert confirmed that debris that appear to come from an aircraft have been found in Mozambique, while declining to say whether the two pieces were part of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing in March 2014. Director, National Institute of Civil Aviation, Joao Abreu said on Tuesday, in Maputo, that the pieces…