Pictures: Apostle Kure buries late mum in Kaduna

The remains of Mama Asabaru Nuhu Kure, mother to respected Apostle Dr Emmanuel Nuhu Kure, Vision Pioneer, Throneroonm Trust Ministry Kafanchan who died on Saturday has been laid to rest. This was after a funeral service, held at Zuturung Mago in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, attended by people from dignitaries from all walks of life across Read More

Baruten stakeholders demand immidiate end to incessant attacks

May 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A community development pressure group, Baruten Patriotic Agenda (BPA) has called on the Kawa state government to do everything possible to end incessant attacks in Baruten Local Government Area of the state. The group lamented that Gure town has been the most hit in recent times and has suffered loss of several lives and properties worth millions f Naira over Read More

Police arrest 2 kidnappers responsible for murder of Niger monarch 

April 4, 2023 Aideloje Ojo 0

The police in Niger state have arrested two suspected kidnappers responsible for the murder of the village head of Gusasse village via Maikunkele,  Bosso local government of the state, Mallam AbubakarYahaya.  The Police Public Relations Officer of the Niger state police command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, stated this Tuesday in a statement in Minna.  DSP Abiodun said the suspects, Risku Suleiman, Read More

Resurgence of killings in Benue state

March 22, 2023 Admin III 0

When everyone thought that the era of mass murder/mindless killings in Benue state were over, recent happenings suggest that the little moment of reprieve was for the murderers to restrategise and come out more vociferous. JOHN SHIAONDO reports. Recently, there has been renewed attacks on rural communities in Benue state by armed herdsmen. Over five local governments in the state Read More

Gunman opens fire at Jehovah’s witness meeting, many feared dead

March 10, 2023 Admin III 0

A gunman believed to have been acting alone killed several people on Thursday in a Jehovah’s Witness church in the German city of Hamburg, police said, as they focused their investigation on the motive for the attack. Police declined to say how many people had been killed but said the gunman was believed to be among the dead. The Bild Read More

Pandemonium as gunmen kill couple, driver In Imo community

January 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins, Tuesday January 10, 2023, cut short the lives of a couple who came back to Ndiejezie, Arondizuogu, Ideato North in Imo State to wed. Also killed was their brother who was the driver taking them home in his Keke Napep in preparation for the wedding ceremony. An indigene of the area, who informed the Read More

In reprisal, Boko Haram killed 33 wives of ISWAP fighters – Insurgency expert

December 7, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Irate fighters  of the Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād otherwise called Boko Haram , have reportedly  killed not less than  33 wives of Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) fighters in Sambisa. The deadly attack was to avenge the killing of its commander, Malam Aboubakar (Munzir) and 15 other fighters who were neutrialised in an infighting. Blueprint gathered that since December 3(Saturday), a Read More

Insecurity: NEF tackles Ortom over Benue killings, profiling of Fulani 

November 9, 2022 Paul Okah 0

Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has come down hard on Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, over a recent comment attributing killings in the state to activities of Fulani herdsmen.  In a statement on Wednesday, signed by NEF’s Director, Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the forum demanded that killers of villagers in Benue and other citizens in other villages in many parts of Read More

As ritual killing, cultism skyrocket in Rivers state…

August 25, 2022 Admin III 0

In recent times especially as the general elections draw nearer, ritual killing and cultism seem to be the order of the day in Rivers state. GODWIN EGBA reports. The quest for rich quick syndrome is eating deeper into the Nigerian society. The development is also assuming an alarming proportion due to the gruesome killing of innocent women, young adults of Read More

Yahaya Bello queries LG chair, suspends traditional ruler over insecurity

July 31, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the recent security breach Ajaokuta area of Kogi state, the state governor Yahaya Bello, has directed the suspension of the Ohi of Eganyi and Chairman, Ajaokuta Traditional Area Council, Alhaji Musa Isah Achuja with immediate effect. The governor also directed that the Chairman of Ajaokuta Local Government Area, Hon Mustapha Aka’aba be queried over the breach and should reply Read More

Deborah: Sokoto killings sheer lawlessness – Lawyer 

May 15, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The chairman, Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) in Osun state, Qaseem Odedeji, has said the killings of Deborah Samuel over blasphemy of Prophet Muhammad in Sokoto has no justification and it is a “sheer lawlessness.” Odedeji who is the Ameer, B-Zone of Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), stated this in Osogbo while featuring on a private radio station. He Read More

Panel commences investigation into killing of 36 in Niger

December 20, 2021 Admin III 0

Judicial Commission of Enquiry constituted top look into the killings and abduction of people in Maza Kuka and Adogo Mallam communal clash in Mashegu local government area of Niger state has commenced sitting and members of the commission promised to be fair and just to all parties. The chairman of the commission, Hon. Justice Danladi Ahmed, stated this during the Read More

2022 Census: Senator Adeyemi kicks against N400bn budget

December 15, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi West) , kicked against proposed 2022 census estimated to gulp N400billion during interactive session between the Senate Committee on Appropriation and Chairman of the National Population Commission, Alhaji Nasir Isa Kwarra. He said going ahead with the exercise which would gulp over N400 billion when no part of the country was safe for such exercise Read More

Sani-Bello institutes commission of inquiry on Niger killings

November 3, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has instituted a commission of inquiry into the recent killings in Maza Kuka and Adogon Mallam villages in Mashegu local government area of the state. The attack was first reported in Maza Kuka village on 25th October 2021 while a reprisal on Adogon Malam village followed the next day, resulting to the death Read More

Jude Okeke-led APGA expresses concern over rising insecurity in Anambra

October 13, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed concern over the rising spate of insecurity in Anambra state. The Okeke-led APGA said that the party is in a mourning mood over the spate of political killings in the state. The Okeke-led APGA, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere lamented that “we have lost Anambra Read More

Halt Anambra killings, Reps tells NSA, others

October 5, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has urged the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, and security agencies to deploy all necessary machineries to Anambra towards containing killings in the state. The House has further mandated its Committee on National Security and Intelligence, and Police Affairs to ensure that normalcy is restored within the state and report back within three weeks. A member, Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

(Breaking) 61st Independence anniversary: Buhari exposes those sponsoring agitations, violence, preaches unity

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has said  Nigeria must remain a strong and united country despite the current challenges.In a nationwide broadcast to mark the 61st independence anniversary, the president reiterated that the country’s unity is not negotiable. “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable. And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all come together with a Read More

Elumelu hits APC-led govt as PDP Rep defects

September 16, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, on Thursday took a swipe on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government for failing Ngerians, as members on platform of the ruling party celebrated the defection of a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Promise Dike. Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila had midway into the plenary read a letter by the lawmaker, Read More

Nigeria can’t go the path of destruction again, Gbajabiamila warns agitators

September 16, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has cautioned promoters of secessionist agenda across the country to desist. He said Nigeria cannot travel through the path of destruction again.The speaker was also Wednesday, given the mandate by his colleagues to lead a high-powered delegation to Plateau state, with a view to commiserating with the government and people of the Read More