Archive for August, 2011

August 31, 2011, No comments

Interview with Operation Rainbow Coordinator, Part 1 It has been several months since the Nigerian Federal government granted Borno, Bauchi, Gombe, and Plateau states a rare permission to organize a new security force. The arrangement calls for military forces to be mixed with civilians to quell violence.  With the charter, Plateau State formed Operation Rainbow, purchasing vans and […]


August 26, 2011, No comments

Reuben Abati, Ph.D, Special Adviser to the President President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria utterly c ...


August 24, 2011, No comments

By V. Al-pea As already reported, eight members of a family, including women and children were brutally murdered in what appears to have been a premed ...

Unanticipated Consequences: The Jihad Boomerang!

August 3, 2011, No comments

Editorial By NJN On the 19th of may 2011, Sahara Reporters published an article describing a visit by Northern Nigerian leaders following mass riots t ...

  • What Happened to the Dogo Nahawa Trials?
    August 3, 2011, No comments

    By V. Al-pea Since the arraignment of twelve Jihadists who were captured after the gruesome massacre which took place March 7th 2010 at Dogo NaHawa, very little has been heard from the federal high court in Jos. Thus The Messenger began  ...

  • A Broken Rock!
    August 3, 2011, No comments

    Relics of Jos International Breweries By V. Al-pea The economic state of the nation is a dismal tale when viewed through once thriving companies and industries. Even more menacing, the economic slump continues to destroy organizations that ...

  • Resurrection from the Dead
    August 3, 2011, 1 Comment

    Jos Transportation System Goes “Back to the Future.” By V. Al-pea The Plateau State transportation system recently received a boost with the reactivation of a small section of its hitherto morbid railway network. This is obvio ...