Army Battle Bandits In Niger, Kill 15

At least 15 armed bandits have been killed in a gun battle with troops on Saturday in Anguwan Mallam in Kontagora, Niger state. A military officer was also killed in the gunfight, we learnt. Sources in the area narrated that the incident occurred on Saturday evening around 4pm when the bandits were sighted by troops on patrol at Anguwan Mallam, near Kontagora town. They reported … Continue reading Army Battle Bandits In Niger, Kill 15

Nigerian military aircraft bombard terrorists, kill many, destroy gun trucks

Fighter aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday eliminated scores of ISWAP-Boko Haram terrorists including their commanders in Lamboa in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State. PRNigeria reports  that the multiple airstrikes conducted by a mix of aircraft including Alpha-Jets, L-39 and MI-35 helicopters, might have also killed the notorious ISWAP Logistic Commander, Modu Sullum. Mr. Modu Sulum was allegedly responsible for … Continue reading Nigerian military aircraft bombard terrorists, kill many, destroy gun trucks

EFCC uncovers N6bn loot from state govt’s coffers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said its intelligence unit has unearthed the movement of N6 billion from an unnamed state government coffers. Chairman of the Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, who made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists, yesterday, at a ministerial briefing, organised by the Presidential Communication Team at the presidential villa, Abuja, said the finding was possible because of the determination of the … Continue reading EFCC uncovers N6bn loot from state govt’s coffers

I don’t think gunmen who attacked my school are Nigerians, says Kebbi student

A female student of Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri, Kebbi state, who escaped the attack on the school on Thursday, says she doesn’t think the gunmen are Nigerians. On Thursday, gunmen stormed the school in motorcycles and reportedly kidnapped many students. During the attack, police officers on the ground were said to have been overpowered, leading to the death of a an officer. Some teachers were also … Continue reading I don’t think gunmen who attacked my school are Nigerians, says Kebbi student

I remain indebted to Nigerians for the love shown to me, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, said all efforts will be made to improve the livelihood of Nigerians, starting with providing adequate security, reiterating that he owes Nigerians a debt of gratitude for the opportunity to serve. Speaking at the palace of the Shehu of Borno, President Buhari noted that he started his administrative career as a military officer in Borno State as … Continue reading I remain indebted to Nigerians for the love shown to me, says Buhari

We won’t stop onslaught until terrorists are vanquished – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured residents in Northeast his administration would not stop the ongoing onslaught against terrorism until the menace is finally vanquished and every Internally Displaced Person (IDP) is resettled. Buhari gave this assurance on Thursday in Borno State where he went on official visit to appraise the security situation and commission some development projects. According to a statement by his Senior Special … Continue reading We won’t stop onslaught until terrorists are vanquished – Buhari

Lagos set to prosecute employer who allegedly assaulted her sales lady

The Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to prosecute a 50-year old store owner, Mrs. Rashidat Adeleke, for allegedly endangering the life of her 29-year old sales lady by pouring hot water on her face at Ikotun Area of the State. The Director of Citizens’ Rights, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Odusanya, said the rescue team stepped into the matter following a … Continue reading Lagos set to prosecute employer who allegedly assaulted her sales lady

APC governors commend Sanwo-Olu on security

The Progressive Governors’ Forum has commended Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for providing patrol vehicles and various security equipment to boost the morale of security agencies to enhance security of the State. Speaking to journalists after the Progressives Governors’ Forum meeting held in Abuja on Wednesday, chairman of the forum and Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu, appreciated the success recorded by the Muhammadu … Continue reading APC governors commend Sanwo-Olu on security

Corruption Undermining Our Revenue-Generating Capacity ― TCN Boss

The Acting Managing Director/CEO of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr Sule Abdulaziz, on Thursday, said corruption has continued to undermine the revenue-generating capacity of the agency. He made the assertion while inaugurating the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit (ACTU) in Abuja. According to him, there was a need to check the menace, urging staff of the company to join the fight against corruption. … Continue reading Corruption Undermining Our Revenue-Generating Capacity ― TCN Boss

We’ll bring perpetrators of Iwo Road violence to book – Makinde

…as gov visits scene of Ibadan violence The Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Thursday morning, condemned Wednesday’s violence, which erupted in Iwo Road axis of Ibadan, the state capital. The governor, who toured the affected area, said that the government will bring perpetrators of the act to book. Makinde described the occurence as unfortunate, adding that his government has ordered investigations into the … Continue reading We’ll bring perpetrators of Iwo Road violence to book – Makinde