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.

Ebola: Nigeria confirms new Ebola death, fresh case, discharges eighth patient

Staff, (Guardian) - NIGERIA Wednesday confirmed another death due to the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a new case, even as the eight patient/survivor was discharged, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 18.

Military sends Boko Haram out of Bama • Rolls out tanks to defend Maiduguri

James Bwala, (Nigerian Tribune) - Following the pushing out of insurgents from Bama, which is 68 kilometres from Maiduguri,the Borno State capital, after fierce fighting in the last few days, the Nigerian military has rolled out tanks to defend the capital city from attacks.

Military, Boko Haram in fierce battle for Bama • Over 100 killed • Attack being repelled -Military

Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - There was fierce battle between troops of the Nigerian military and members of the Boko Haram sect, on Monday, over the soul of Bama town, in Borno State.