Three other occupants of the victim’s car were not killed. The post Gunmen kill ex-local govt chairman appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The police confirmed the incident but said they will be treating it as armed robbery. The post Metuh alleges assassination attempt after gunmen storm his Abuja home appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Five farmers were also kidnapped in Lagos last week. The post Gunmen abduct two dredgers in Lagos appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The government has deployed a army commander and the state’s police commissioner to the affected areas. The post 14 killed as gunmen attack two Southern Kaduna communities appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
“He was going to the station to resume duty this morning when the incident happened.” The post Gunmen shoot police officer appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
At least one person died in the attack, the police said. The post Police confirm attack on Kaduna Fulani community appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The local council chairman has confirmed he has been released on bail. The post ‘Abducted’ Borno official was actually arrested — Govt. appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has activated a process of ensuring orderly transition of power in The Gambia, in discharge of his mandate as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mediator in the disputed poll between President elect, Adama Barrow and the incumbent Yahya Jammeh. President Jammeh had rejected the result of result of the Presidential election held on December 1, 2016 which he lost and had congratulated the President elect before backing off few days later to reject the outcome of the poll. One of the outcomes of the just-concluded ECOWAS Summit held on December 17, 2016 in Abuja was the decision to designate President Muhammadu Buhari as the Mediator for The Gambia with Mr.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called Adama Barrow, the President-elect of Gambia, to congratulate him on his electoral victory and to reiterate the commitment of the UN to a peaceful, timely, and orderly transfer of power. In a readout of the phone call issued by his spokesperson, Mr Stephane Dujarric, Ban, said the UN welcomed and fully supported the decision of ECOWAS on Dec. 17, to support the safety of the president-elect.
No arrest was made, police said. The post One killed, 3 injured as gunmen attack APC chieftain appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assured that as the Chairman of ECOWAS Contact Group on Guinea Bissau, he would do his best to ensure that the country did not relapse into crisis. The President gave the assurance when he received the Prime Mini…
Niger Interior Minister on Wednesday said dozens of Boko Haram fighters have given themselves up to authorities in southern Niger, days after the Islamist group suffered key losses over the border in Nigeria. Minister Mohamed Bazoum said that 31 young …