Speaker Dogara Calls For Intensified Efforts to Free Chibok Girls

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has asked the Executive not to give in but rather intensify rescue efforts for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. In a statement  issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan,  in Abuja on Friday, to mark three years of abduction…

Standards Organisation of Nigeria Apprehends Engine Oil Counterfeiters

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has nabbed a syndicate that specializes in adulteration of engine oil for sale to unsuspecting members of the public.   The Director general, SON said that the arrest took place at tipper garage, in the Jahi area of Abuja, with SON operation  team sealing the premises where the illicit activity…

Senate President Calls For Concerted Efforts To #BringBackOurGirls

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 school girls that were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State three years ago. Speaking on the third year anniversary of the abduction of the girls, Saraki pledged that the Senate will…

​Five Killed as Herdsmen Attack Benue Community

Five persons are feared dead in a fresh attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen on farmers in Turan, Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State. According to an eyewitness, the suspected Fulani herdsmen had besieged Inundugh village in Yaav council ward, late Tuesday night, shooting sporadically and setting houses and huts ablaze. “The people ran for…

Next Week Nigerian Army Set To Conduct “Operation Harbin Kunama II’’

The Nigerian Army will between April 18 and April 22 conduct operation “Harbin Kunama II – Scorpion Sting’’ in the North-Central and North-West to further checkmate criminal activities and security challenges in the sub-regions Maj.-Gen. David Ahmadu, the Army’s Chief of Training and Operations, announced this on Thursday at a news conference. Ahmadu said that…

Capture ‘Gana’ alive, GOC 82 Division Nigerian Army orders troops.

Maj.-Gen. Adamu Abubakar , the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the  Nigerian Army, Enugu, has directed troops to go after terror kingpin, Tawase Agwaza, also known as  “Gana” and capture him alive. Maj.-Gen. Adamu Abubakar , GOC 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu Abubakar gave the order in a statement by Col. Sagir Musa,Deputy Director…

AGAIN, EFCC Uncovers Another Massive Stash of Monies in Lagos Apartment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday uncovered yet another stash of foreign currencies and Naira notes in Lagos. At the end of counting, the sums stood at 43.4 million dollars, £27,800 and N23.2 million, the commission said in a statement on its Facebook page. This time, the monies were found in a…

Yobe State: Normalcy Returns After Army/Police Clash

The Nigeria Police Force is abreast of the unfortunate incident that occurred in the early hours of today 12th April, 2017 in Damaturu between the personnel of the Force and that of the Nigerian Army. 2.  Consequently, a joint investigation team has been constituted by the Chief of Defence Staff to harmonize the findings from…

Ihama of Udo kidnapped

UDO: The Ihama of Udo Community in Ovia South West local government area of Edo State Chief Francis Ihama has been kidnapped by gunmen claded in military uniform. Chief Ihama is the second in-command in the traditional administration of Udo community. Chief Francis Ihama He was whisked away from his residence at Udo town in…

Stop Violating Fundamental Rights of Nigerians – IG Idris

The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the police management will sanction any officer who violates the rights of Nigerians. Idris gave the warning when the Executive Officers of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) visited him in his office in Abuja on Wednesday. The I-G advised members of the public to…

Unmasking Boko Haram’s Misrepresentation On Education

“I will never go to school again!’’, Ali Kachallah, a 12-year old primary school pupil announced when he arrived in Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damaturu recently. The boy had earlier attended a public preaching against western education when Boko Haram insurgents overtook his village, Shangamari, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe, before…