Buhari orders release of ECA $1billion Boko Haram fund *Military upbeat The release of the $1billion approved recently for the Nigerian Military through the Excess Crude Account (ECA), to fight Boko Haram and other insecurity in the country, would now commence, given the final approval granted by President Muhammadu Buhari. Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, who let out the information to...... read more
Picture of some Soldiers holding Easter service in Sambisa goes viral Some Nigerians have been reacting after picture of troops of the Nigerian army reportedly holding an Easter service in Sambisa forest has gone viral on social media. The forest is the stronghold of the Boko Haram sect in Borno state. It is referred to as the headquarters of the sect. All men,...... read more
Diplomatic row: Russia fight back, expel 60 U.S Envoys Russia has expelled 60 U.S. envoys and also ordered the closure of the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg, within 48 hours, the U.S. Department of State has announced. Russia’s actions were in retaliation to the expulsion of 60 Russian envoys from the U.S. during the week and the closure of...... read more
Police confirm six dead as killing spree continues in Zamfara, 32 buried Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed six persons killed, while four others were injured in Southern Kaduna, yesterday, when gunmen struck in Bakin Kogi, Kanikon Chiefdom in Jema’a Local Government Area. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Mukhtar, confirmed the incident and added that four males and two females were killed...... read more
Confusion in Kogi as new Police Commissioner flees before resumption Confusion ensued at the State Command of the Nigeria Police headquarters, Lokoja, as the incoming Commissioner of Police, Esa Sunday Ogbu, was not available for handover. The outgoing CP, Ali Jaga came to the office in company of AIG of Police Zone 8, expecting to see the new CP. The new...... read more
BREAKING - Escape of six Suspects linked to Dino Melaye: Inspector General orders removal of Kogi CP The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate removal of the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, Mr Ali Janga, following a jailbreak in the state. Mr Idris gave the directive in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The...... read more
Bauchi Youths mobilize, send Herdsmen out of school premises Angry youths have mobilized and chased out grazing herders away from Government Girls’ Secondary School premises in Tafawa Balewa LGA of Bauchi State. A resident, Mr. Amos Kawu revealed that news had filtered into town that the herders had resisted any attempt to stop them from grazing their cattle in the...... read more
BREAKING: Anxiety as Alleged Suspects in Dino Melaye's case flee from Police custody *Kogi Senator declared wanted Police in Lokoja said on Wednesday that the two suspects that named Sen. Dino Melaye as the supplier of guns to them had escaped from custody. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali Janga, disclosed this at a press conference in Lokoja. Janga said that the two suspects, Kabiru...... read more
Danjuma is right over ethnic cleansing claim - kinsmen *Insist army is complicit in massive killings Socio-cultural organisation of Jukun people, Jukun Development Association of Nigeria (JDAN) has thrown its weight behind its elder kinsman General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd), who at the weekend, called on his people to rise and defend themselves against rampaging Fulani herdsmen and their colluding military partners. National President of the association,...... read more
Insecurity: FG threatens to silence Politicians, others if..., confirms ceasefire negotiation with Boko Haram The Federal Government has vowed to deal with any persons or groups attempting to trivialise or politicise security issues for politically motivated ends, saying that security agencies would not hesitate to deal with such characters. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, who said this during a press conference...... read more
Victims' families of Apo six lament as Alleged killer Police Officer gains 'speedy' promotion to AIG rank The families of six victims of extra-judicial killings by police officers that shook Abuja in 2005 have expressed disappointment over the reinstatement and ‘speedy’ promotion of one of the alleged arrowheads, a deputy commissioner of police (DCP), charged with the murders. The then DCP, Ibrahim Danjuma, and four other officers were...... read more
Revealed: Thousands of 'Ghost Officers' flood Nigerian Police The 371,800 figure often quoted as the number of members of the Nigeria Police Force in the country included no fewer than 80,115 ‘ghost officers’, data obtained from the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation have revealed. The data revealed that following the full integration of payrolls of the country’s...... read more
Military: We lack capacity to protect schools from Boko Haram The Nigeria military on Friday said it doesn’t have enough workforce to have a huge security presence in all Nigerian schools to avoid terrorist’s invasion or abduction of pupils. Defence Spokesperson, Brigadier General John Agim, who was a guest on Channels Television Breakfast Programme, Sunrise Daily said due to the huge...... read more
DSS: We perfected Dapchi Girls release The Director General of the Department of Security Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, has given insight into how the Service negotiated the release of 105 Dapchi school girls. Speaking on Friday when President Muhammadu Buhari received the schoolgirls at the State House presidential villa Abuja, Mr. Daura recalled that the president had...... read more
BREAKING: Buhari to PDP, others *Your comments on Dapchi Girls will put you in trouble *Receives freed girls President Muhammadu Buhari, has lost patience with the Peoples Democratic Party and other Nigerians, who have called the abduction and release of the girls of the Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, a scam, warning them, on Friday to desist or land into hot soup.   The President, also went...... read more
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