Boko Haram betrayed us despite meeting their demands – FG

The Presidency has said the abductors of Abuja-Kaduna train passengers have failed to release their captives, despite meeting their demands.   Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, disclosed this while featuring on BBC Hausa service on Friday.   This was coming after Buhari, during a meeting with families of the victims on Thursday, assured the Federal Government’s effort to secure the release of the 31 victims who are still in the terrorists den.   But while dismissing claims that the Federal Government…

INSECURITY: More than 50 villages deserted ,says Gov Sani Bello ….seeks for improved revenue to meet demands

Niger State Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has stated that not less than 50 villages across five Local Government Areas have been deserted as a result of prevailing security challenges, thereby causing humanitarian crisis in the State. Governor Sani Bello stated this when he declared opened a two day workshop on strategies for enhancing Internally Generated Revenue of Local Government Councils in Minna,Niger State . The Governor who acknowledged that the workshop is apt, stressed the need for local government Councils to look inwards and strengthen Internally Generated Revenue by expanding…