Boko Haram Planning to Use Livestock as Bombers – FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, revealed the purported plans by Boko Haram to use male suicide bombers disguised as cobblers (shoe repairers) as well as livestock, like goats, cows, donkeys and camels, to carry out their deadly missions. According to the Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr.

Zimbabwe President Becomes African Union Chairman

Mugabe’s appointment was announced at the ongoing heads of state summit at the AU’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been named as the new Chairman of the African Union (AU).

Chad Recovers Borno Town From Boko Haram

Chad’s troops were able to chase out the terrorists from the border town after a two-day battle, BBC reports. The Chadian Army has recovered Malumfatori town in Borno State, Nigeria from Boko Haram.

2 Secondary School Students Found Dead in Osun River

Dead bodies of two students of a secondary school in Osogbo were found floating in Osun River. The Ijetu area of Osogbo town was thrown into utter sadness as two secondary school students were found death floating on Osun River.

Nigeria Fighter Jets Bomb Town Held by Boko Haram

Nigerian fighter jets have bombed the northeast town of Malam Fatori, controlled by Boko Haram Islamists, the military said Thursday. Witnesses and some media reports said troops and airforce planes from neighbouring Chad were involved in the operation on Nigerian soil but Abuja neither confirmed nor denied the claim.

Super Eagles’ Kalu Uche Signs With Levante

Former Super Eagles striker, Kalu Uche, has signed with Spanish outfit Levante. Uche has experience in Spain, having played for Almeria and Espanyol, and will be looking to reunite with his brother, IK Uche, who kits up for Villareal.