Relatives of Muntari Suleiman, who was clamped into detention for allegedly belonging to the dreaded Islamist sect, Boko Haram, have filed a motion against the Department of State Security (DSS) demanding his immediate freedom or arraignment in court. The action taken by the family to enforce the fundamental human rights ... Read More »
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has requested the Federal Government to rel...
President of the Senate, David Mark, has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for summoning the cou...
Vice president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Issa Aremu, has called on President Good...
Missing Malaysian Aircraft ‘Deep Inside The Sea’, Says T.B Joshua… Boko Haram Plot To Bomb SCOAN Fails
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The identity of those who staged a daring attack on the Enugu State Government House last Saturday w...
The Founder and Chairman of Stanbic-IBTC Bank, Atedo Peterside, has said the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which is currently in the eye of the storm over non-remittance of funds to the Federation Account, must give adequate explanations about the alleged missing $20 billion. The Central Bank of Nigeria ... Read More »
A former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon has urged the present administration to redouble its efforts at ending the mindless killings and mayhem across the country. The radical Islamist sect, Boko Haram has continued to kill and maim innocent Nigerians in the Northeastern part of the country. Gowon, who spoke ... Read More »
The First Lady and President of African First Ladies Peace Mission, Dame Patience Jonathan has called on Nigerian youths not to allow themselves to be used as political thugs or as tools to commit crimes as another election year approaches. Urging Nigerians to forgive one another and work in unity of ... Read More »
The immediate past chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment Programme, SURE-P, Dr. Christopher Kolade, has decried the state of insecurity in the land, saying that with the bloody Boko Haram attacks in the North, Nigeria is under siege. Speaking at an interdenominational World Day of prayer held under the theme, “Streams ... Read More »
No fewer than 20 Tiv farmers were killed yesterday in the latest onslaught by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Ayilamo, Tombo ward, Gaambe Tiev, home town of Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State. All the settlements are in Logo Local Government Area of the state. Ayilamo, a settlement of over 400 ... Read More »
Over 37 officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), have been killed by the outlawed Boko Haram Islamic Sect, according to David Parradang, Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI). He disclosed this during an interactive session with journalists at the Service Headquarters, Sauka, Air Port Road, Abuja. Apart from the 37 killed, ... Read More »
A section of the National Control Centre of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), Osogbo which provides electricity for Osun, Oyo, Kwara and Ekiti States was Friday day gutted in an early morning inferno. The fire which started at about 2.00am could not be put off until 9.00am, throwing ... Read More »
Nigerian security forces operating with the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) Friday captured suspected terrorists, including one described as “Boko Haram’s lead specialist in human butchery” as they continue their offensive against the insurgents along Nigeria’s border with Chad. A dusk attack by the terrorists in their bid to overrun ... Read More »
The Chief Medical Director of the Usman Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Dr. Yakub Ahmed, Saturday appealed to the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), to shelve strike action, saying the Minister of Health did not mandate the management of UDUTH to implement skipping policy for medical and ... Read More »
Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, Saturday appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan, to use everything in his powers to bring an end to mass killings in the Northeast. The Sultan, who made the remark Saturday, when Jonathan paid him a courtesy call in his palace in Sokoto also ... Read More »
NYSC Coordinator in Kebbi, Mr Tom Unuigboje, on Friday, assured parents and corps members posted to the state of adequate security during the service year. Unuigboje gave the assurance in an interview in Birnin Kebbi. He said that the NYSC directorate and security agencies, as well as traditional leaders had ... Read More »
Security operatives attached to the Enugu State Government House, Saturday, repelled an attempt by about 50 armed youths to forcefully take over the place. Security operatives including policemen, men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC and soldiers prevented the invaders from gaining entry into the Government House ... Read More »
The Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday, declared that Dr. Mohammed Nazeef Yunus, a lecturer at the Kogi State University, accused of being the spiritual leader of a Boko Haram cell situated at Igala land in Kogi State, propagated terrorism across the federation by the teaching of virtues of Jihad ... Read More »
Fifty nine ships are to berth at the Lagos Ports Complex (LPC) from March 7 to March 27. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) indicated this in its ‘Shipping Position’ released on Friday in Lagos. According to the document, 21 of the 59 ships will sail in with containers of various ... Read More »
More than 534 persons, including security personnel, were killed during different ethnic clashes in Nasarawa between December 2012 and September 2013, the Justice Joseph Gbadeyan Judicial Commission of Inquiry has said. Mr. Gbadeyan is the Chairman of the Judicial Commission into the killing of security personnel at Alakyo Village in ... Read More »
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,910 corps members to Gombe State and terror-hit Borno State for the 2014 batch ‘A’ Orientation Course to be hosted in Gombe state. This is contained in a press statement signed by Miss Margaret Dakama, Head, Public Relations Unit of NYSC in ... Read More »
A ghastly auto crash that occurred at Magama Gumau Village along the Bauchi-Jos road yesterday in Bauchi state has led to the loss of two lives. Three others sustained injuries. Reports say the accident happened around 2.37pm and it involved a Honda civic vehicle with registration number AA 786 NFD ... Read More »
Youths in Plateau State under the aegis of Concerned Plateau Youths yesterday staged a peaceful protest against the recent relocation of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Academy from Jos in Plateau State to Enugu State. The youths in their hundreds had converged on Government House, Rayfield, where state House ... Read More »
A vigilante group in Kano has arrested a suspected child-trafficker as he attempted to escape with a teenage boy, who he had kindapped. The 11-year-old boy, who gave his name as Abubakar Dahiru, was allegedly abducted on Wednesday night while roaming the street in Fagge Quarters of Kano Metropolis. State ... Read More »