Boko Haram leader claims Nigeria capital bombing in new video

NVS News / AFP | 2014-04-19
Boko Haram leader claims Nigeria capital bombing in new video

The leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital that killed at least 75 people, in a video message obtained by AFP on Saturday.

Nigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid - state

NVS News / Reuters | 2014-04-19
Nigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid - state

Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on Saturday.

APC Governors did not shun security meeting with Pres. Jonathan - Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed | 2014-04-18
APC Governors did not shun security meeting with Pres. Jonathan - Lai Mohammed

APC has denied reports that Governors of the states under the aegis of the party shunned the expanded National Security Council meeting called Thursday by President Goodluck Jonathan to review the security situation in the country.

PDP critises APC for shunning National Security meeting with Jonathan

NVS News / NAN | 2014-04-18
PDP critises APC for shunning National Security meeting with Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for shunning President Goodluck Jonathan’s meeting to discuss the security challenges in the country.

PDP Urges Peace, Unity At Easter

NVS News / Olisa Metu | 2014-04-18
PDP Urges Peace, Unity At Easter

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on all Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasions to use the occasions of Good Friday and Easter celebrations to pray for the nation

Higher education: How we got things wrong

Levi Obijiofor | 2014-04-17
Higher education: How we got things wrong

When universities operate on erratic academic calendar, quality suffers and students cannot tell precisely when they would graduate.


 

Youth unemployment in a rebased economy

Youth unemployment in a rebased economy

So, what do we do to tackle the pressing problem of youth unemployment in Nigeria so that we don’t breed an army of despondent young people who may become pawns in the hands of terrorists and religious extremists of every hue?