President Muhammadu Buhari Condemns Wanton Killings In The Country

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Benue State on the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam by unknown gunmen which resulted in the loss of lives. The President condemns the wicked attack and directs security agencies to begin immediate investigation with a view to bringing the…

Violence, killings characterise Rivers Rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission today conducted the rescheduled National Assembly and State House rerun and supplementary elections in Rivers State. And as many had expected, following inciting speeches leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and threats by Governor Nyesom Wike, the election witnessed a number ugly events in the different LGs where polls…

Gunmen attack Zamfara community, kill 25

No fewer than 25 people, including two policemen, have been killed by gunmen in a fresh attack in Zamfara State. The Force Public Relations Officer, Don Awunah, told newsmen in Abuja on Sunday that the police mobile force and the counter-terrorism unit had been deployed in the area to restore law and order. Similarly, Yusuf…

Sierra Leone Reaffirms Stands On Death Penalty

  Ernest Koroma, President of Sierra Leone The Sierra Leone Government says it is ready to execute criminals if the need arises to curb criminal activities in the country. The country’s Minister of Internal Affairs stated that government would start implementing the death penalty to crack down on recent increase in gang-related killings in the…

Breaking: Protest in Port Harcourt over murder of lawyer

The civil right activists during the protest Hundreds of human rights activists from Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta states on Friday held a peaceful demonstration at the headquarters of the Rivers State Police Command over the murder of human rights activist and lawyer, Ken Atsuwete. The demonstrators called on the police to act fast and bring…

Soyinka seeks trial of hate preachers

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday advocated the prosecution of hate preachers to stem religious violence. Soyinka noted that religious violence would be encouraged if those who instigate killings in the name of blasphemy are allowed to walk freely without being made to face trial. He spoke at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) while delivering…

Enugu attack: Buhari is sponsoring Herdsmen – CLO

KATSINA DELEGATES VISIT PRESIDENT ELECT GEN BUHARI 4. President Elect Gen Muhammadu Buhari (m) exchanging greeting with the former Governor Katsina, Alhaji Saidu Bardwith is Alhaji Mamman Daura when Katsina Delegation paid a congratulatory visit on his victory held at the APC campaign office in Abuja. Saturday APR 4 2014 The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO,…

Enugu attack: Buhari is sponsoring Fulani herdsmen – CLO

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s inaction over the continuous killings by Fulani herdsmen suggest that he is sponsoring them. CLO made the remark, following the massacre of 17 indigenes of Enugu State in the past four months by marauding Fulani herdsmen. A Member of the CLO Board of Governors,…