Attempt to arrest me will fail – Sunday Igboho

Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, has said he will not be intimidated by the fresh attempt by the police, the army and the Department of State Services to arrest him, saying any effort to arrest him on Yorubaland will fail. Igboho said this during an interview with Saturday PUNCH on […]

BREAKING: Abducted Kagara students, teachers released

The 27 students and three teachers of the Government Science College, Kagara with their 12 family members abducted by gunmen have been released. They were released in the early hours of Saturday in Madaka area of Rafi local government area of Niger state. Government sources told The Nation the abductees currently on their way to […]

How we posed as women on online dating sites to rob, kill our victims — Suspects

A suspected five-man gang of kidnappers, including a lady, has been smashed by operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Response Team (FIBRT) led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari. The suspects have also given details of how they lured men through a popular online dating website known as Tinder to lonely spots […]

Women Among Bandits Who Abducted Zamfara Schoolgirls – Escaped Students

Some students of the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, who escaped from their abductors on Friday, disclosed that there were women among the bandits that abducted them. Gunmen suspected to be bandits invaded the school and abducted 317 schoolgirls in the early hours of Friday. One of the students who escaped from their […]

The United States Impose Sanctions On Saudi Arabia

The United States has announced sanctions against Saudi Arabia following a spying report that Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the arrest or execution of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Measures include visa denial and confiscation of assets. But no action has been announced by the country against the prince himself. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says […]

Saudi Crown Prince Approved Killing Of Journalist, Jamal Khashoggi – US Report

The Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, approved the 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a declassified assessment of the killing released to Congress by US intelligence agencies. The four-page report confirmed the long-suspected view that the 35-year-old future king had a personal hand in the violent and premeditated murder of […]

Sunday Igboho: Ibarapa Indigenes Issue Directive To Police, Others

Residents of Ibarapaland in Oyo State have warned security agents against arresting Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Recall that Igboho was on his way to see Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos on Friday when a joint team of security agents numbering about 40 ambushed him and wanted to […]

Buhari Is Ineffective, Incompetent, And Clueless – Aisha Yesufu

A Nigerian socio-political activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, Aisha Yesufu has described the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari as being ineffective, incompetent, and clueless. She made the statement while responding to questions during an interview on Channels TV on the state of security in Nigeria and the steps being taken by […]

Insecurity: Buhari Blames State Governments For Rewarding Bandits With Money, Cars

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned state governments to stop the practice of giving cash, cars, and other forms of rewards to bandits in the name of negotiating with them. The President noted that such practices are dangerous and only elevate the level of criminal activities in the country. He added that the actions by such […]

Covid-19: New cases and hospitalisations up sharply

The numbers of new cases of Covid-19 and hospital admissions are rising sharply as some experts see the start of a third wave of the pandemic, according to the latest figures published by the Sciensano public health institute on Saturday. Between 17 and 23 February, an average of 2,372.9 new people tested positive per day, […]