Ondo community residents flee, as invading herdsmen slaughter father, son, one other

The current anguish brought to Nigeria by the COVID-19 onslaught was made worse for Arimogija community, Ose council area of Ondo State, which has been thrown into mourning, fear and desperation, following the slaughtering of three members of a family by gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen. Jacob Odushe his son, Adura...... read more

Warri killing: The soldier who killed my son shot him thrice and waited for him to die - father

Monday Pessu has given a graphic detail of how his son, Joseph, 28 was mowed down by a soldier, who fired three shots at him at close range and waited to ensure he was dead before leaving the scene. The incident, which happened in Warri, the oil capital on the Day-Two...... read more

Nigerians should hold Buhari responsible for Warri killings

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, dropped the whole blame for the alleged extra-judicial execution of one Joseph Pessu, a resident of Warri, the Delta State oil city, allegedly by a soldier. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, had led to prompt reaction from residents, who reportedly attacked and killed...... read more

Go and crush them, Buhari orders soldiers amid fresh killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Army to join the Police and flush out bandits from forests around the country, particularly in the areas that witnessed recent attacks, a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said on Friday. The President gave the directive in response to the killing of 22...... read more

Army arrests soldier threatening to rape Warri women and infect them with AIDS

Two officers of the Nigerian Army who threatened to rape women in Delta state, and infect them with Human Immune Virus (HIV), are currently telling their superiors what drove them into making the damning statement, which has practically set fire in the nation’s public space. The statement which has gone viral...... read more

Lockdown: IG orders arrest of policeman that flogged 67-year-old food seller

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh has directed the Accra Regional Police Commander to probe into the case of an elderly woman alleged to have been assaulted by a police man on Wednesday. A viral video emerged Wednesday in which the woman, identified only as Madam Florence, was...... read more

COVID-19 lockdown: Tension in Delta as soldier kills powerbike rider in Warri

Joseph Pessu, a father of two became the first major victim of the lockdown that has crippled activities in virtually all parts of Nigeria, having been fatally shot down on his powerbike by an unidentified soldier along the Ugbuwangue axis of the NPA Expressway, Warri, Delta State. The tragic incident occurred...... read more

Muslim worshippers attack Lagos COVID-19 officials in Agege

Disaster was barely averted on Wednesday, when an attempt to disperse worshippers at Agege Central Mosque led to a confrontation between them and agents of the Lagos State government, enforcing the on-going presidential lockdown over COVID-19. Mrs. Bola Ajao Head of the Media Unit of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)...... read more

COVID-19: See what soldiers did to this man for filming them while torturing citizens

Some personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces in Ejisu in the Ashanti Region have reportedly assaulted a civilian for videoing a group of soldiers on duty enforcing the partial lockdown in parts of the Greater Kumasi Region. The victim, Eric Antwi who was standing on the balcony of a storey building...... read more

Ondo bomb blast: We can’t afford to have more sorrow now – Obi

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, yesterday, Saturday, March 28, 2020.  This was contained in a statement released by his Media Office, in which he commiserated with the people and the...... read more

Ondo bomb blast: No cause for alarm, it's a mistake everything under control - Akeredolu

Everything is under control and there is no cause for alarm, were the comforting words of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akerodolu, on Saturday, as he weighed in on the early morning bomb blast that rocked parts of the state capital, sending panic within the vicinity and beyond. The governor, who said...... read more

After Abule Ado blast, another massive explosion consumes 50 houses in Akure

Residents of Akure, the Ondo State capital were jolted from their bed at the break of Saturday morning, with a massive blast which rocked the city, consuming no less than 50 houses as an aftermath.   Residents of the area believe the incident, which reportedly occurred at about 1am, to be...... read more

BREAKING: Boko Haram kills 45 soldiers in deadly Borno ambush

It was a sad day for the Nigerian Military as no fewer than 47 soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush in Buk area of the Sambisa forest in Borno State. The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major John Enenche, the soldiers were not killed in direct combat with the terrorists....... read more

Police begins compulsory check on personnel for signs of coronavirus

All policemen serving in Anambra State, are currently undergoing regular checks to ensure that they are free from the Covid-19 disease, currently ravaging the world The measure is in compliance with the directive of the command headquarters in Abuja and the further orders of the state Commissioner of Police, John B....... read more

Covid-19: Why I haven't addressed the nation – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, dismissed the call for him to make a nationwide broadcast over the current scourge of coronavirus ravaging Nigeria, as mere politicking which the country hardly needed at this time, saying he had left the problem in competent hands to handle. The President, who conveyed his position...... read more

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