MURIC Condemns Masquerade Attack On Priest

A Catholic seminarian, Lawrence Ezeugwu, was attacked by masquerades in Nsukka on Wednesday, 29th March, 2017. The Catholic priest was beaten to coma by a group of masquerades popularly called Oriokpa who blocked the road at Ugwuoyia, Nsukka.     The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) condemns this wanton exhibition of religious extremism by traditionalists. It……

Wild Leopard Shuts Down International Airport

A wild leopard briefly shut down Nepal’s only international airport early Monday, prompting officials to launch a search for the animal. A common leopard was spotted by a pilot of a private airline on the runway, which led to the shutdown of the airport for 15 minutes, said Prem Nath Thakur, a spokesperson for the…

President Buhari’s Message To Britons Over London Terrorists Attack

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack near the United Kingdom Parliament Building at Westminster, London. The President, who sympathized with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, assured her that the government and people of Nigeria “stand with Britons at this sad and trying moment in their country.” According to President…

Fulani Herdsmen Attack Senator Shehu Sani’s Aide

Kaduna Central’s representative in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani’s aide has reportedly been attacked by Fulani herdsmen. The attack on the Senator’s personal aide was reportedly carried out along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. The Senator and Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North disclosed the attack on his personal aide yesterday……

Xenophobic Attacks: Senate Cancels Trip to South Africa

The Senate has announced the cancellation of the planned trip, by its delegation, to South Africa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. Briefing plenary after a closed-door session of the upper legislative chamber Wednesday morning, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who presided, said the cancellation became imperative to…

Nigerians Fight Back As Xenophobic Attack In South Africa Gets Messy

Fresh reports form South Africa indicates that Nigerians have taken up arms to fought against the renewed Xenophobic attacks on them by South Africans which has left several injured and many properties damaged. Following the renewed Xenophobic attack on Nigerian citizens, houses and businesses by South Africans, Nigerians reportedly took a stand against the wave……

Nigerian Envoy Visits Xenophobia Victims, Counts Losses

Nigeria`s Consul General in South Africa, Amb. Uche Ajulu-Okeke while visiting Nigerian victims of Xenophobia, has described the recent xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreigners in that country as unfortunate. Ajulu-Okeke, who visited affected homes and businesses, told our correspondent on telephone from Johannesburg, South Africa, that Nigerians suffered heavy losses. “ The Consulate…

NEMA Updates On Suicide Bomb Attack In Mafa, Borno State

Musa Baba, Maiduguri: The National Emergency Management Agency says a Civilian JTF and Three suicide bombers have been killed in two separate foiled suicide bombs in Usmanti and Kaleri area of Mafa LGA of Borno State. A statement by the Head Media and Public Relations, NEMA Sani Datti says the first incident occurred around 11:55…

Governor Elrufai’s Convoy Attacked, Cautions Citizens Not To Respond

Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Wednesday appealed to citizens not to respond to the treatment meted on him by demonstrators in Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area on Tuesday. The Governor and his entourage were pelted with stones and some of the vehicles broken after addressing some demonstrators immediately after he chaired Kaduna…

el-Rufai responsible for attack on my office-Senator Sani

el-Rufai and Senator Sani Senator Shehu Sani says the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai is responsible for the attack on his campaign office in Kaduna on Saturday morning. Gunmen had attacked the office on Saturday morning, but the quick arrival of the police prevented the building from being set ablaze. Sani, in a statement…