Why Nigerian Army fired 200 Soldiers Nigeria Army at the Rukuba Barracks in Jos, Plateau State, dismissed about 200 soldiers from service for their failure to capture the Sambisa forest – a notorious hideout for Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. They were dismissed for laxity and cowardice in the course of duty. One of the affected...... read more
Obiano clamps down on motorcycles, tricycles Anambra Government on Wednesday banned the operation of private and commercial motorcycles and tricycles from major highways in the state with effect from June 1. This was contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Uju Nwogu, in Awka. “All motorcycle and tricycle operators in...... read more
Boko Haram commander, 30 others killed Defence headquarters said, Monday, that a Boko Haram Commander, suspected to be a foreigner, was on Saturday killed during the ongoing offensive to rid the terrorists from the North East and that thousands of foreign currencies (Euro) were found on the him.   A statement signed by the Director of Defence...... read more
Bloody Sunday in Benue again - As herdsmen kill over 50 in Logo Less than a week after gunmen stormed the popular Kyado yam market in Benue state and snuffed life out of 20 people, tragedy has struck the struck the state once again as suspected Fulani militia on Sunday morning killed no fewer than 50 people in Iorza, Per and Faga villages of...... read more
Military rescues 20 more women, children from Sambisa forest Twenty women and children were rescued in a fresh military operation in Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram terrorist group, the military said Saturday. The Defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, in a statement said the women and children were airlifted out of the forest. He said while one soldier was...... read more
BREAKING: Protest grounds Kano; court, Govt. house burnt Youths in Kano burnt down a sharia court scheduled to hear a case of blasphemy against ​the​ prophet of Islam. The court, situated at Rijiyar Lemo, was razed down before the man alleged to have blasphemed the prophet was brought in. The youths also took to the streets protesting an alleged...... read more
Plateau boils again: 26 killed, 45 houses burnt in fresh Boko Haram attack Suspected Boko Haram has invaded communities in Barkin Ladi local government of Plateau state killing 26 members of the community. The two communities attacked in two days are Inding village and Ropp village, both in Barkin Ladi local government. In the attack in Ropp village on Wednesday afternoon, nine members of...... read more
New Police Commissioner resumes in Ekiti, NMA downs tools New Commissioner of Police for Ekiti State, Mr. Etop John James, resumed on Tuesday with a promise to restore peace in the state. The arrival of the new CP, who heads the special squad deployed in the state by the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, followed a ‘Save Our Soul’ message...... read more
Kidnapping: Special squad for Ekiti, as Fayose visits IG *Says Falana not worth listening to Things are certainly looking up for Ekiti people as the vice grip of kidnappers, threatening to asphyxiate economic and social life in the state may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to the intervention of the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase. The state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, extracted...... read more
MASSOB to Jonathan: You can’t ask for forgiveness without justice *Demands freedom for 35 members, Rev. King From the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), came a simple reply to President Goodluck Jonathan’s plea to Nigerians to forgive his wrongdoing in office – you can’t ask for forgiveness without purging yourself of injustice. The group was reacting to the President’s plea at the...... read more
Fulani Herdsmen waste 70 in Plateau No fewer than 70 Christians have been killed and several others injured after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Plateau State communities. According to report, one of the deadliest attacks took place on May 2 when herdsmen reportedly set the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) located in Foron Town, Barkin Ladi Local...... read more
We​’ll resume hostilities if...,Asari Dokubo warns Following the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in the March 28 presidential election, leader of the militia group, Niger Delta People Salvation Front, Asari Dokubo, has declared that his group is ready to commence its armed struggle against the Nigerian state. Mr. Dokubo on several occasion in the recent past promised...... read more
10 year old detonates bomb in Damaturu, 5 killed At least 5 people have been reported dead and several injured in a fresh Boko Haram explosion in the popular Bayan Tasha market/ motor park‎ in Damaturu, Yobe state. The bomb blast was said to have taken place around 11 am today, saturday and was detonated by a small boy suspected...... read more
Ekiti Kidnappings: Come to our rescue, Fayose begs IG Ekiti State may be added to the urgent To Do list of the new Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, if he listens to the cries of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose to rescue the state from the asphyxiating stranglehold of kidnappers currently besetting the state. Fayose took a step...... read more
Boko Haram strikes again, kills 55 in two Villages near Maiduguri At least 55 people were killed in two Boko Haram raids this week near Maiduguri, capital of restive northeastern Nigeria Borno state, a vigilante and two residents confirmed on Friday. “Boko Haram fighters raided Bale and Kayamla villages where they killed at least 55 people and burnt several homes after looting...... read more
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