Ndume bewails killing of army commander by Boko Haram

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army Ali Ndume has expressed sadness over the death of Commander of the Sector ll Damboa military command in Borno State, Colonel DC Bako. Bako died while receiving treatment at the the 7 Division Hospital at Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri following injuries he sustained at an...... read more

Herdsmen behead farmer, kill four others in fresh Benue attack

A farmer has been reportedly beheaded while four others were hacked to death in a fresh attack by suspected armed herdsmen on Tse-Apera, Nzorov, Governor Samuel Ortom’s home town in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, Vanguard is reporting. The paper quotes a source in the area who simply gave...... read more

Monarch mowed down as gunmen invade Plateau communities in renewed attacks

Bulus Chuwang Jang, a traditional ruler in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, has become one of the latest victims, in the ceasless carnage in parts of Northern Nigeria. The monarch was mowed down by some gunmen, who invaded his community, according to the Chairman of Berom Youth Moulders in the...... read more

Zulum to Boko Haram: You can’t win this war *Army mourn killing of top commander

Col. DC Bako, has become the latest in the growing list of senior military officers, consumed in the ongoing campaign by the Boko Haram terrorist in Nigeria, particularly in the North East part of the country. Col Bako, who was the commander of 25 Task Force Brigade of Operation Lafiya Dole,...... read more

My husband declared he wanted to serve God before soldiers killed him - Gana's widow

Five days after her husband died, wife of slain alleged militant leader Terwase Akwaza, otherwise known as Gana, Wantor Akwa, has come out with a startling revelation about how her husban, was on his way to dedicate his life to the service of God for the rest of his life, before...... read more

Mailafia: I need prayers to survive those who want to kill me and destroy the truth

Obadiah Mailafia, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would be back to the office of the Department of State Security (DSS), on Monday, for the third time in less than two months. Mailafia, who was invited by the secret police, was asked to report to the same...... read more

Army gives further perspectives on killing Ghana, react to Benue gvt allegation

Mum was the word on Thursday from the Defence Headquarters to the killing of notorious militia leader in Benue State, Terwase Akwaza, otherwise known as Gana, by Nigerian soldiers on Tuesday. Confronted with the allegation from government quarters the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said he would not...... read more

How we killed 100 bandits – army *148 terrorists, 315 illegal miners arrested

At least, 100 bandits operating in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State have met their waterloo in the hands of soldiers of Operation Sahel Sanity, operating in the region, the Nigerian Army said on Saturday. The army, while giving an update on its operation, said the bandits were not...... read more

’10 soldiers’ killed in ISWAP ambush

At least 10 soldiers have been killed by suspected members of the Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) who attacked Garin Giwa village in Kukawa local government area of Borno state, TheCable is reporting. Military sources were quoted by the online paper as saying that many soldiers sustained injuries in the attack...... read more

Obi bemoans ‘sensceless’ Enugu massacre *Demands immediate inquiry

Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 2019 election, has condemned the last Sunday’s incident in Enugu where unarmed youths believed to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), were killed in Enugu. The incident,...... read more

Makinde: Why FG can’t control Amotekun *Directs councils to set up outfit

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that security of lives and properties in the state remains extremely important to his government. The governor stated this while addressing chairpersons of the 68 Local Government and Local Council Development Council Areas in the state, at a meeting held inside the House...... read more

Army in a major haul after storming terrorist bomb making factory *410 terrorists surrender

If the trend of what the Nigerian military authorities have in stock as a bait to win the war against terrorism is maintained, no fewer than 410 insurgents who surrendered to the military personnel may be rejoining the Nigerian society soon. The new returnees including women and children attached to the...... read more

IPOB: Army on red alert in Enugu

Troops of 82 Division, Enugu, have been placed on high alert following last Sunday’s clash between the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Emene, Enugu. Both the DSS and IPOB are claiming different figures of the casualties, with the Biafran agitators...... read more

BREAKING: Amotekun soon to carry arms *Not even the IG can intimidate us – Akeredolu

Plans are on the way for the South West regional security agency, Amotekun to graduate from the limited weaponry it is presently permitted to carry to sophisticated ones to ensure the optimal performance of its duties of protecting the Yoruba enclave against high level crimes. Ondo State Governor and Chairman of...... read more

10,000 policemen: IG’s order a disaster, open invitation to criminals – rights group

Monday’s order by the Inspector General of Police (IG) Muhammed Adamu for the door to be thrown open to all Nigerians irrespective of age, health status and educational qualification, is a recipe for disaster, the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), has said. In a strongly-worded statement, the group...... read more

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