Islamic State (ISIS) declare state of emergency

U.S. military officials are closely watching social media and news reports that say ISIS believes it may soon come under siege in Raqqa, Syria, its self-declared capital. “We have seen this declaration of emergency in Raqqa, whatever that means,” Col. Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition, told reporters on Friday. “We know… Read More Islamic State (ISIS) declare state of emergency

Federal Government declares New Year Day a public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, January 1, 2016 as public holiday to mark the New Year celebration. The declaration was made on behalf of the Federal Government by the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd). He called on Nigerians, irrespective of their religious inclinations, to inculcate the spirit of the season as exemplified… Read More Federal Government declares New Year Day a public holiday