NSCDC Establishes Female Squad To Tackle Insecurity (photos)

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has established a Female Squad whose primary responsibility will be to enhance security in schools susceptible to bandits’ attack. The NSCDC Commandant-General, Ahmed Audi, disclosed this at the passing out parade of personnel of the squad at the corps training College in Katsina today May 21. “Female […]

PHOTOS: Nigerian Air Force Inducts Three JF-17 Multi-Role Thunder Aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force has inducted three newly acquired JF-17 Thunder multi-role aircraft on Thursday May 20 into its inventory. The induction ceremony which took place in Makurdi, Benue state was carried out by the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi who represented President Buhari. Buhari said the induction ceremony was personally rewarding to […]

PHOTOS: Again, Explosion Hits Abeokuta

Barely 24 hours after a life was lost at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, another gas explosion has occurred in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. This will be the fifth explosion that has rocked Abeokuta in the last nine days, killing about eight persons. Friday’s explosion occurred at the premises of CSCC construction yard, Onikoko […]

Son Of Senator Amosun’s Former Aide Killed In Gas Explosion At A Hotel In Ogun

Olamide Jamiu Olamide, the son of Hon. Kunle Bakare, a former SA on Environment to ex-governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, was killed in a gas explosion that rocked Conference Hotel in Abeokuta. The explosion which occurred around noon on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, also resulted in the death of a technician and left […]

Video: Battered Kidnap Victim Narrates Horrific Experience In Kidnappers’ Den

A kidnap victim, Nneka Leonard who was fortunate to be released alive while others were killed, has narrated in detail the horrific ordeal in the kidnappers’ den. She explained that she lost a friend and was traveling from Lagos to Port Harcourt for her friend’s memorial when she was kidnapped on Saturday May 15. According […]

Photos: Slain Man Dumped In Gutter Is A Sergeant – Imo Police

The Imo state police command has identified a man who was murdered and dumped in a gutter at Ukwu Uratta road in Owerri. The command’s spokesperson, Elkana Bala identified the slain man as a serving Police Officer attached to the Operations Department of Imo police command. He gave the name of the slain man as […]

Woman Arrested For Trafficking 5-Day-Old Baby In Cross River

One Imabong Aniefiok-Samuel has been arrested for trafficking a five-day old baby boy in Calabar, Cross River state capital. The woman was arrested by the Anti-Human Trafficking/Child Labour Unit of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, on Wednesday at Peace Park in Etta Agbor area of Calabar Municipality. The Spokesperson of NIS in the state, Amor […]

Calm Returns As Israel, Palestine Agree Ceasefire

A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas has come into effect. The ceasefire began early on Friday, bringing to an end 11 days of bombardment in which more than 240 people have died, most of them in Gaza. Palestinians came out onto the streets of Gaza soon after the truce began, shouting […]

Afenifere Condemns IGP’s Shoot-on-sight Order In Southeast

The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has condemned the shoot-at-sight order by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, in the South East. In a statement on Thursday by its acting National leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, the organisation described the order as reckless and undemocratic. He noted that the order endangers the fate of people […]

Basketmouth Sends Strong Message To Miscreants Burning INEC Offices Around The Country

Veteran Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basket Mouth, has slammed miscreants burning down offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),around the country. According to the 42-year-old comedian, via his Instagram, those people burning the offices of INEC across the country are only giving the people on top an excuse to remain in […]

PDP’s Secondus Wins Major Case Againts Buhari, Lai Moh’d, Gets N20m

The Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government and Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has been ordered to pay the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus N20 million. The ruling was given by a Rivers state high court as damages for defamation. Recall that Lai Mohammed had in 2018 released a list of looters […]

Strike: El-Rufai Displaying Ignorance, Arrogance – ASUU

The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in the University of Port Harcourt, Dr Austen Sado has condemned the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai over his decision to sack lecturers of the state university for joining the ongoing workers strike in the state. Sado while speaking on the Governor’s decision described his […]

Federal Govt Not Doing Enough – Archbishop Onaiyekan

The Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, on Thursday accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of not doing enough. Onaiyekan stated this while calling on government at all levels to support a national dialogue that will aid peace, development and sanity in Nigeria. The cleric warned against war in the country at an interactive […]

Boko Haram: How Over 300 ISWAP Fighters Launched Attack To ‘Conquer’ Shekau

The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau was reportedly killed according to multiple sources. Information gathered has it that Shekau died on the evening of Wednesday, 19th May 2021. He was said to have died following the invasion of his Sambisa forest stronghold by fighters of the Islamic State West Africa Province […]

Full List: 28 Boko Haram Commanders Killed/Arrested By ISWAP Terrorists

The Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) under the new leadership of Abu-Musad Albarnawy has killed Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram and taken over his territories. Sources knowledgeable about the terrorists’ groups said the ISWAP faction has arrested 30 top commanders loyal to the late Boko Haram leader. Some of the […]

Nigerian Senate Asks Malami To Resign For ‘Rubbishing’ Buhari

The Nigerian Senate has called on the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to resign immediately. The Senate made the call in a statement on Thursday through its spokesperson, Senator Ajibola Basiru (APC-Osun). Recall that Southern Governors had in a meeting in Asaba, Delta, ban open grazing in the […]

Boko Haram: How Shekau Was Killed As ISWAP Takes Over Sambisa Forest

The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau has been reportedly killed according to multiple sources. Information gathered on the development has it that Shekau died on the evening of Wednesday, 19th May 2021. He was said to have died following the invasion of his Sambisa forest stronghold by fighters of the Islamic […]