Like in Senate, Police get back stolen Mace at Gombe state Assembly The police in Gombe state has recovered the mace of the state house of assembly which was stolen on Thursday. State commissioner of police, said  the mace was recovered on Friday morning. The symbol of authority was stolen during a siting to remove Ahmed Haruna, minority leader of the assembly. It is not yet confirmed...... read more
More blood shed in Benue as suspected Herdsmen ambush, kill Residents returning from mass burial Herdsmen hit Benue State again on Tuesday killing people returning from mass burial. Sources hinted that the deceased met their untimely death along the Makurdi-Naka road The attackers ambushed their victims and slaughtered them along Naka-Makurdi road. Among the victims were Ayange Tyoban, Ukeyima Azonngu and Ajuju Torgbende. A source told...... read more
In Nigeria, Cows are now more valuable than Human life - Cardinal Okogie The Archbishop of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie has lamented the continued killing of Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen across the country. Okogie said under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, a “cow has more value than myself.” Speaking with The Sun, the clergyman also regretted that Christians in government were keeping quiet over...... read more
CAN to Buhari: You’re to blame for killings, drop your ambition for now *Consoles Catholics The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), maintained its position that President Muhammadu Buhari must be held responsible for the heightened killings in the country in recent years, for not keeping to his words to make the Nigeria secure, during the campaigns for his present job. The outfit, the umbrella body for...... read more
Catholics protest across Nigeria over killing of Christians, general insecurity Catholics, on Tuesday, took to the streets across the country to protest publicly the mowing down of two of their priests and 15 other worshippers in an early morning attack in Benue, recently and the heightened killings across the country, in recent times. The protest called by the Catholic Mission in...... read more
Female Suicide bomber nabbed as Yobe Community overcome Blood shed, anguish The Nigerian Army says some courageous civilians on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack by a suspected female Boko Haram member on a mosque in Gashua, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe. The Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this in a statement released in...... read more
APC Chieftain slams Buhari over incessant killings, tenders apology to Jonathan A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari. Frank, one of the then opposition leaders who criticised Jonathan in the buildup to the 2015 election, conveyed his apology in an open letter. He explained...... read more
Army to PDP: Retract your statement on Kaduna polls or be in trouble The Nigerian Army, on Saturday, fired back with an ultimatum to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to issue retraction regarding its unfounded allegation that the General Officer Commanding (GOC), One Division, Maj.Gen.M Mohammed, participated in rigging the recent council election in Kaduna State, or face the music. The army, in a...... read more
Killings: Army dismisses Danjuma’s claim *Says, Taraba Indigenes killing themselves, not herdsmen The Nigerian Army on Friday, reduced the killings in Taraba State to clashes between indigenes, rather than alleged attacks by herdsmen, while dismissing the allegations by retired General Theophlius Danjuma, as unfounded. Relying on the report of a panel it raised to investigate the claim by the former Minister of Defence...... read more
Anxiety heightens in Anambra over alleged Herdsmen attacks, Police preach calm The Anambra State police command has dismissed rumours of a planned attack on residents of Agu Awka, within the Awka Capital territory by herdsmen. A recent alleged attack on a herdsman by some residents of the area sparked the fears that herdsmen may come for a reprisal. A source in the...... read more
Killings in Benue: 'Angry' Osinbajo blows hot, says I can step down, being Vice President means nothing to me Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said he was prepared to step down from his position at anytime since he did not solicit to become Vice President, noting the position meant nothing to him. Osinbajo, who addressed Benue stakeholders in Makurdi, shortly after visiting IDPs camps for victims of herdsmen crisis in...... read more
PANDEMONIUM: Irate soldiers storm police station, beat up policemen, arrest DPO It was pandemonium on Thursday, as angry soldiers stormed a police station and descended on officers and men, some of whom were beaten to stupor, while others scampered away in different directions. The incident, according to reports, occurred Ada George Police Station, in Port Harcourt, also saw the soldiers taking away...... read more
Alleged false implication: Police Inspector General washes hands off Senate President The Nigeria Police Force have denied any plot by the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris to implicate the President of the senate, Bukola Saraki in criminal matter. Saraki had alleged plot by Idris to force some suspects to implicate him in a criminal matter. The President of the Senate...... read more
Herdsmen attack: Buhari approves N10billion to rebuild destroyed homes in Benue The Federal Government, has announced that it would be spending N10billion the homes in the villages devastated by violence in Benue and other flashpoints across the country so that displaced indigenes could return home. This was part of the offerings from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, whilst on a visit to the...... read more
BREAKING: Benue declares public holiday in honour of killed Catholic Priests, Osinbajo visits Makurdi The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has declared Tuesday, May 22, work free day to honour the two catholic priests who were recently killed with 17 worshippers in Mbalom, Gwer East Local Government Area of the state. The two catholic priests and 17 worshippers were slaughtered by armed Fulani herdsmen at...... read more
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