Malian Herdsmen In Sokoto, Not Jihadists – Police

The Police Command in Sokoto state on Saturday dispelled rumours of influx of Juhadists in the state There had been reports of such influx in some social media, especially in the late hours of Friday. The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Cordelia Nwawe, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Saturday in Sokoto. Nwawe […]

Breaking News:F-SARS Officer Dies Just Hours After Killing LASTMA Official

The Nigerian Police has disclosed that the F-SARS officer, Olukunle Olonade, who allegedly shot an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, Rotimi Adeyemi, at Iyana-Ipaja axis has died, Vanguard reports. According to the police, Olonade, who allegedly shot Adeyemi to death at Iyana-Ipaja, also died hours later while being rushed to the […]

Breaking News:Buhari Arrives In Borno For Post-Boko Haram Attack Visit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The President is expected to attend the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference holding in Maiduguri on Wednesday, and will declare the event open. The event was originally scheduled to take place in Benin, Edo State. Buhari’s visit comes after a high-casualty attack […]

Boko Haram Notifies Military Of Fresh Attacks To Come

Boko Haram insurgents have threatened another attack on the military base at Jiddari-Polo, Maiduguri. The terrorists on Monday attacked farmers in the area, hacking four to death while one was left with severe injuries. One of the survivors of the Monday attack, Mala Umara, told AFP that the terrorists came in large numbers. “They came […]

JUSTICE4ENEH: CHINEDU OBIDIGWE AS CHAIRMAN, 2018 NUJ PRESS WEEK.

“Wither Moral Conscience.” Et tu, Brute? is a Latin phrase meaning “even you Brutus?” It is notable for its occurrence in William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, where it is spoken by the Roman dictator Julius Caesar to his friend Marcus Junius Brutus at the moment of Caesar’s assassination. Wikipedia. Same scenario applies in Anambra State […]

Two Policemen, Four Others Feared Dead As IPOB Protest In Anambra

Two policemen and four others believed to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday died during the group’s protest in Nnewi, Anambra State. But the Anambra State Police Command said only one policeman died in the protest while a Divisional Police Officer in the area was hospitalised after sustaining injuries in […]

Justice For Eneh:From My Weekly Column ‘ The Standpoint’

Eneh Victor Chigozie is a prominent blogger and social media influencer in the SouthEast part of the country. A gadfly, Eneh has repeatedly being a thorn in the flesh of several political big wigs, exposing shady political practices as well as advocating for good governance for the zone. Owing to the democratisation of the news […]

Buhari Declared State Of Emergency On Water, Sanitation And Hygiene Sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared a state of emergency on Nigeria’s water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector. In a statement by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president maintained that the action became imperative as it will reduce the hig prevalence of water-borne diseases in different parts of the country, which […]

The Nigeria Police Force Have Confirmed The Arrest of 400 Shi’ites.

  There have been clashes between security operatives and Shi’ites over the past few days, leading to the death of dozens of members of the sect. The sect had embarked on a protest on Tuesday to end its annual ‘Arbaeen Symbolic Trek’. During the trek, a clash occured between them and the Police, after which […]

Anxiety : As Thugs Beat Up Traditional Ruler During Peace Meeting In Bayelsa

There is palpable tension in Ikebiri community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State after armed thugs attacked Chief Kingdom Orio, the traditional ruler of the community. The suspected thugs, numbering 30 and allegedly hired by the chairman of the Community Development Committee (CDC), Abiola Beredou, invaded the community during a peace meeting […]

BREAKING: Buhari, IGP Arrives Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Kaduna State to meet with Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, over the recent crisis which has enveloped the state. Buhari was received by the state governor and othe key members of the cabinet on Tuesday morning. Also part of the president’s entourage is Inspector General of the Nigeria […]

Breaking News :Enugu APC Chair Escapes Assassination, Police Aide Shot

The crisis rocking Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got messier, yesterday, as alleged hired assassins, who invaded residence of the state party chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, shot and severely injured a police orderly attached to him. This was as a detachment of policemen took over the APC boss’ residence on Independence […]

Breaking News : Kaduna Government Restores 24-Hour Curfew

The Kaduna State Government has reinstated the 24-hour curfew it initially relaxed in the state. A statement by Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity) on Friday, noted that the curfew will affect Kaduna metropolis and environs, Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru, Kateri and Kachi. The curfew took effect from 11am on Friday. […]

Chibok Parents:Eager To Hear From Buhari

Parents of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls in Boko Haram’s captivity have expressed worry that President Muhammadu Buhari has not yet sent a delegation to console them as he did for the mother of Leah Sharibu, the only remaining Dapchi schoolgirl abducted by the sect. The chairman of Chibok Parents Association, Yakubu Nkenke, told Daily Trust […]

Jos varsity under siege, students, staff killed on regular basis – ASUU

The University of Jos chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has said that the institution was under siege with staff and students killed on regular basis. Dr..Lazarus Maigoro, the chairman, who briefed newsmen on Thursday in Jos, said that the fear-stricken students and staff were always scared of the unknown while in […]

Boko Haram :NEMA Official Fear dead At Damasak, Borno State.

John Iliya, an excavator operator with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEAM) attached to the military, was on Wednesday killed by Boko Haram in Damasak Borno State. Mustapha Maihaja, Director General of NEMA, confirmed the tragedy on Thursday, saying the management staff of the agency “have been thrown into mourning”. Although he gave no further […]

Corruption In Highest Order As FG spends N49bn on school feeding programme

The government also said that some officials of the programme in Niger and Benue States have been suspended for alleged fraud practices and that the officials were currently under investigations for possible prosecution. The Special Adviser to the President on National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) Mrs. Mariam Uwais who disclosed this while briefing journalists in […]