Buhari describes as insane Boko Haram killing of farmers in Born

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane. The president made the condemnation in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday. President Buhari said the government had given all the needed support to the … Continue reading Buhari describes as insane Boko Haram killing of farmers in Born

Explosion rocks Wike’s father’s church in Rivers

An explosion has rocked a church said to be owned by the father of Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt. It was gathered that over five youths had invaded the church identified as Christain Universal Church International on 25 Azikiwe Street Mile, 3 Diobu, Port Harcourt and detonated the explosive suspected to be Dynamite, on Saturday night. A source who spoke in … Continue reading Explosion rocks Wike’s father’s church in Rivers

Zabarmari: Zulum leads horrified kinsmen to bury 43 farmers killed by Boko Haram

… Death toll still uncertain Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at Zabarmari early morning on Sunday, to lead kinsmen and other residents, still in shock, for the funeral of 43 farmers slaughtered by the Boko Haram insurgents. Though the victims lived in Zabarmari is a farming community in Jere local government area, famous for rice cultivation and local processing, they were … Continue reading Zabarmari: Zulum leads horrified kinsmen to bury 43 farmers killed by Boko Haram

Kidnapped wife of Ondo Chief of Staff regains freedom

The wife of the Chief of Staff to Ondo State governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, who was abducted on Thursday, has regained her freedom after spending two days with her abductors. The woman, who was kidnapped along with another woman, was said to have been rescued by men of the State Security Agency, Amotekun Corps, on Saturday. The Amotekun Corps collaborated with local hunters and vigilante … Continue reading Kidnapped wife of Ondo Chief of Staff regains freedom

Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff Wife, One Other Kidnapped in Ondo

One of the wives of Mr. Olugbenga Ale, the Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, was late Thursday abducted along with another woman, by suspected gunmen.The women, were kidnapped at Owena area on Akure-Ondo Highway of the state while coming from Lagos, where they had gone to buy goods for sale in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The abduction of the … Continue reading Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff Wife, One Other Kidnapped in Ondo

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, assassinated near Tehran

Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country’s defence ministry has confirmed. Fakhrizadeh died in hospital after an attack in Absard, in Damavand county. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, has condemned the killing “as an act of state terror”. Western intelligence agencies believe Fakhrizadeh was behind a covert Iranian nuclear weapons programme. “If Iran ever chose … Continue reading Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, assassinated near Tehran

Three traders sentenced to death for armed robbery

Three traders, Ikechukwu Chukwu, Obieze Sylvanus and Chidiebere Obi, have been sentenced to death by hanging by an Ondo State High Court. They were arraigned on a seven-count charge bothering on conspiracy and armed robbery. The three traders were alleged to have in 2017 raided 11 houses one night as well as terrorise residents around Isolo axis and Adegbola area of Akure Luck ran out … Continue reading Three traders sentenced to death for armed robbery

EFCC Arraigns Comptroller of Prisons for Employment Scam

Abubakar Mohammed Sani, a serving Deputy Comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, was today arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Hadiza Sabi’u Shagari of the Federal High Court Katsina on a six count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretense. The defendant allegedly used his position as an officer of the Katsina Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service (as … Continue reading EFCC Arraigns Comptroller of Prisons for Employment Scam

Yuletide: IGP Adamu orders AIGs,CP to revamp their security architecture ahead of the season

… As Minister of Police Affairs assures improved funding and logistics The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has ordered Commissioners of Police (CPs) across the thirty-six (36) States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) in the seventeen (17) Zonal Commands, to revamp the security architecture in their Area of Responsibilities (AOR) … Continue reading Yuletide: IGP Adamu orders AIGs,CP to revamp their security architecture ahead of the season

2023: PDP Berates Fashola, Tasks Minister to Respond to N4.6bn Fraud Allegation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, not to hide under the disagreements and confusion in his party over 2023 election, to divert attention from reports of how N4.6 billion public fund was diverted into private bank accounts during his tenure as Minister of Power, Works and Housing. The PDP however describes as disheartening that a highly … Continue reading 2023: PDP Berates Fashola, Tasks Minister to Respond to N4.6bn Fraud Allegation