Akwa Ibom Jailbreak – 28 ‘Hardened’ Criminals Still At Large

[Premium Times] The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, Jaffaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during jailbreak on December 27, 2017 were still at large.

[Premium Times] The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service, NPS, Jaffaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during jailbreak on December 27, 2017 were still at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wife of Boko Haram’s Factional Leader, Mamman Nur, Killed – Army

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military on Saturday said the wife of Mamman Nur, the factional leader of Boko Haram, was among those killed when troops attacked the group’s location in the Lake Chad region.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian military on Saturday said the wife of Mamman Nur, the factional leader of Boko Haram, was among those killed when troops attacked the group's location in the Lake Chad region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

“Somalia Not Yet Sovereign,” Says MP Fowziyo

[Dalsan Radio] Fowziyo Yussuf Haji, a member of the Somali parliament says the country is in the hands of foreign nations and each of those nations is pulling the country to a different direction.

[Dalsan Radio] Fowziyo Yussuf Haji, a member of the Somali parliament says the country is in the hands of foreign nations and each of those nations is pulling the country to a different direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Announces Special Probe Into Attacks On Peacekeepers in Eastern DR Congo

[UN News] The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 ‘blue helmets’ were killed and dozens wounded in the deadliest single assault o…

[UN News] The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 'blue helmets' were killed and dozens wounded in the deadliest single assault on a UN mission in nearly a quarter century.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

1,050 Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army on Saturday said 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations, as it also warned that many of them are on the run.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army on Saturday said 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations, as it also warned that many of them are on the run.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngugi At 80 – the Gradual Changeover of a Radical

[Nation] One of the black voices that the famous Caribbean literary critic, Winifred G.O. Carter, introduced to the world in his famous work, Black Voices (1970) was that of Ngugi wa Thiong’o, who turned 80 on Friday.

[Nation] One of the black voices that the famous Caribbean literary critic, Winifred G.O. Carter, introduced to the world in his famous work, Black Voices (1970) was that of Ngugi wa Thiong'o, who turned 80 on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Deny Report That 2000 Boko Haram Members Have Infiltrated Asaba

[Vanguard] DELTA State Police Command has dismissed as false, information that over 2000 members of the dreaded Boko Haram have crept into Asaba, the state capital, as part of an elaborate plot to Islamize Nigeria.

[Vanguard] DELTA State Police Command has dismissed as false, information that over 2000 members of the dreaded Boko Haram have crept into Asaba, the state capital, as part of an elaborate plot to Islamize Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe’s ‘High-Living’ Sons Face Corruption Probe… May Be Arrested – Report

[News24Wire] Former president Robert Mugabe’s high-living sons face arrest for alleged corruption during their father’s time in office, a newspaper claimed on Friday.

[News24Wire] Former president Robert Mugabe's high-living sons face arrest for alleged corruption during their father's time in office, a newspaper claimed on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gunshots, Protest Rock Ughelli Dsiec Over “Result Sheet”

[Vanguard] Gunshots and protests at about 8:40am today, rocked the Ughelli office of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, as party loyalists who had kept vigil at the office protested what they termed as the non-availability of resu…

[Vanguard] Gunshots and protests at about 8:40am today, rocked the Ughelli office of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, as party loyalists who had kept vigil at the office protested what they termed as the non-availability of result sheets for today's local council election holding across the 25 local government areas of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria