JTF arrests, kills Karowei, Mastermind of kidnap of 4 foreign Missionaries The Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta on Friday said it had arrested notorious suspected militant, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo a.k.a ‘Karowei’, who in Oct. 13, 2017, masterminded the kidnapping of four British missionaries in Delta. But it added that Karowei was killed after he attempted to escape, following an...... read more
Benue Massacre: Like Soyinka, Aisha hits Buhari hard The co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for not attending the mass burial of Benue victims massacred by Fulani herdsmen. Buhari was absent at the mass burial of 73 people killed by Fulani herdsmen in Logo and Guma LGAs of the state. The BBOG convener described Buhari’s...... read more
State of the Nation, Killings: Soyinka lashes out on Buhari, El-Rufai A Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has lashed out on President Muhammadu Buhari for the failure of his government to blame and act decisively against Fulani herdsmen for the recent killings of scores of people in communities in an around the country’s Middle Belt region. There has been an increase in attacks...... read more
Pay back! Fulani Herdsman dies after being hit by stone Fulani herdsman, Muhammed Haruna, has allegedly died from injuries he sustained after being stoned by a female farmer in Delta State. It was gathered that the herdsman and his colleague drove their cattle into the yet-to-be identified woman’s farm in the Upper Agbarho area of Ughelli. The incident, Southern City News learnt occurred...... read more
Blood shed averted in Borno community as Troops stop Female Suicide bombers Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed around Gamboru Ngala on Tuesday morning successfully averted a suicide attack by three female Boko Haram terrorists in Gamboru town in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. The suicide attackers according to a statement by Deputy Director Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, Theatre...... read more
Suspected Herdsmen ambush, kill Policemen in Benue The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the killing of two of its personnel by suspected herdsmen in an ambush in Logo Local Government Area of the state on Monday. Confirming the incident in Makurdi on Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Moses Yamu, said a police patrol team sent...... read more
Police chase away Shiite Protesters in Abuja The police on Monday in Abuja  dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria with tear gas as  they attempted to force their way into the National Assembly complex. The Shiite members demanded the release of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, detained since 2015. The protesters were chased away and a few...... read more
Army: How we fished out, pulled down Cult Leader, his gang The Nigerian Army has given an insight into how a suspected cult member, kidnapper and militant, Prince Johnson Igwedibia, aka Don Waney, was killed in his hideout in a community in Enugu State. The outgoing General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Maj. Gen. Enobong Udoh, told journalists,...... read more
After 53 days, Kidnappers reportedly release Reverend Sisters in captivity The three reverend sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent kidnapped in Edo state have been released. The sisters were freed at the weekend after spending a total of 53 days in custody, according to Punch. While one of them – Veronica Ajayi – was reportedly released on Saturday evening,...... read more
Herdsmen onslaught, big blow on Buhari's govt -Shehu Sani Senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani declared that every attack carried out by herdsmen erodes the credibility and integrity of the Buhari administration.  The lawmaker said the mass murder in southern Kaduna, Taraba, Benue, Numan and other affected places are “unpardonable and despicable crime”. He said enough blood had been spilled...... read more
Insurgency war: Troops record another milestone as over 1000 Boko Haram members surrender The Nigerian army on Saturday said 1,050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno general area of operations, as it also warned that many of them are on the run. The army urged abutting communities to watch out for the fleeing Boko Haram insurgents as their enclaves in...... read more
'Embattled' President Buhari summons Police IG as Relatives of Benue, Rivers, Kaduna killings groan *Six Herdsmen reportedly arraigned in Makurdi President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over the security situation across the country particularly the killings recorded in Benue, Rivers and Kaduna states. At the end of the meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Idris confirmed to State House correspondents that the...... read more
Rampaging Herdsmen invade Nasarawa, Ondo; kill Pregnant Woman, many others, destroy farm lands Unidentified gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed scores of farmers and set houses ablaze in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. It was learnt that the suspected Fulani herdsmen, attacked residents of Awe, a border community of both Nasarawa and Benue states, and killed many people in the...... read more
How Nigeria Military rescued another Chibok Girl from Boko Haram den Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka have rescued one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists earlier in 2014. A statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said the girl was rescued on Thursday. “So far, preliminary...... read more
Badoo Leader alleges: Police demanded N10m from me, I refused, now they 're after me Suspected Badoo kingpin, Alaka Kamal has alleged that the police is after him because he refused to pay N10m bribe that was demanded from him. Kamal was declared wanted by the Lagos state police command for allegedly being involved in the activities of the Badoo cult group. His property, including a hotel and...... read more
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