Police confirms as gunmen reportedly attack Anambra police station, set inmates free

May 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Armed men Wednesday killed two police inspectors and released all detainees during an attack on Obosi police station in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The police stated that the station was attacked barely 24 hours after the new Commissioner of Police, Christopher Adetokumbo Owolabi, assumed office. A source at the affected police station noted that the gunmen Read More

Mohammed Idris at 55, Blueprint at 10

May 2, 2021 Ibrahim Sheme 0

In my life, there are three people that I call Chairman, and they are related in more ways than one. First, all three happened to come from Niger State. Two of them are Nupe, so those are my “Katsina slaves”. But all three were my masters, on a serious note. Why? They employed me at one time or the other. Read More

May Day: Prioritise security, workers welfare, NAAT tells FG

May 1, 2021 Moses John 0

The National President of National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has urged the federal government to give priority to welfare of workers as well as the rising security situation in the country. President of NAAT, Comrade Ibeji Nwokoma, in his May Day message to the workers said this year’s celebration was very important to Nigeria workers as it reflect on Read More

Corruption killing Nigeria – Ganduje

April 30, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has noted that corruption “is killing Nigeria, and the country will not attain development with the level of corruption gaining ground in low and high places.” Ganduje stated this Friday at the inauguration the state Anti Corruption Strategy Steering Committee members. The governor, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Read More

AESID condemns dastardly attacks in Ebonyi, cautions perpetrators

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) has strongly condemned the recent dastardly attacks on several communities in Ebonyi state, even as it cautioned the perpetrators to give peace a chance. The group described  as “traumatic” for citizens and residents of Ebonyi state following reported cases of attacks on individuals and public facilities by some unknown gunmen.  In Read More

Air force ‘blunder’: Group demands Amao’s sack

April 27, 2021 Admin III 0

A group, Citizens Action for Peace and Justice (CAPJ), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, and reappoint a competent person that will deliver in the war against terror without mindless excuses and blunders. The group was reacting to report that an air force fighter jet mistakenly fired at Read More

Troops repels attack in Mainok, kill scores, lose officer, 6 soldiers

April 27, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) deployed in Mainok, Borno state, with support from air component of OPLD have successfully repelled attacks by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists on Sunday, killing many in the process. A statement by Director, Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima on Monday however, said one officer and six soldiers were killed while 5 other soldiers sustained various degrees Read More

Killing of Greenfield students barbaric – NGF

April 25, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has said it is distressed with the killing of three of the students recently abducted at the Greenfield University, Kaduna stat, by their kidnappers. Chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong, described the murder of the young innocent students as shocking, barbaric and condemnable. In a statement by his director of Read More

Worshippers scamper for safety as Terrorists kill one in Kaduna Church

April 25, 2021 Admin III 0

At least one worshipper was shot dead after suspected bandits invaded a church in Chukun Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Details of the incident which happened Sunday morning are still sketchy but newsmen gathered that some worshippers were abducted while others sustained injuries. Chukun has been under siege by bandits and all efforts to secure residents have not yielded Read More

PDP laments fresh killings in Zamfara, insists on state, community policing

April 23, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lamented the Tuesday night’s massacre of no fewer than 30 in simultaneous bandit attacks on four villages in two local government areas of Zamfara state. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Thursday also bemoans the killing of a staff as well as abduction of unknown number of students of Greenfield Read More

Why herdsmen deserted Ebonyi – Umahi

April 20, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state Tuesday said no herdsmen were remaining in the state.The governor noted that they left after attack on innocent indigenes of the state recently.Umahi stated this while briefing Journalists after an enlarged security meeting at the executive chambers old Government House, Abakaliki. Governor Umahi who doubles as the chairman southeast governor’s forum called on the Read More