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Quebec mosque shooting: ‘Lone wolf’ kills 6, officials say

•Appears in court •Suspect faces murder and attempted murder charges The suspect charged with murder in Sunday's shooting that left six people dead at a Quebec City mosque was a "lone wolf," Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Monday. Alexandre Bissonnette was identified as the person who opened fire at the Quebec

FG vows to restore normalcy to IDPs in Northeast

Mohammed Uba The Federal Government of Nigeria has vowed to restore normalcy to the lives of Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) the Northeast remains a firm commitment. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo,  stated this on Monday, during a visit by the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme

BREAKING! 2 dead in Maiduguri suicide bombing

...Jude Johnson Two people have been confirmed dead in the latest attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers in parts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, North East of Nigeria. The Head of Media and Public Relations, National  Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Sani Datti, in a statement on

Barrow: Nigeria military  takes over Gambia’s security     

   The Nigeria’s military personnel deployed as part of the Economic Community of West African States  (ECOWAS ) contingent to ensure smooth transfer of power to The Gambian President, Adama Barrow,  has taken charge of the country's security. Reports had it  that the armoury of The Gambian Armed Forces has been completely

Trump: US Commando, 14 al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen

A United States  (US) Special Forces officer, and 14 Al-quida terrorists were killed in a special operations carried out on Sunday  in war-torn Yemen, the Press Secretary, Mr. Sean Spicer confirmed on Monday's briefing. The deadly raid,which was the first military operation authorised by the new US President Donald Trump,  also saw

Amaechi: How Jonathan, Wike blocked possession of seized helicopters

Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has given his side of the story on how two Bell helicopters imported by the Rivers State government ended up being seized by the Customs Service and handed over to the Nigerian Air Force. Amaechi was the governor of the state when the helicopters were ordered, accused

Kaduna Killings: Apostle Suleman quizzed, freed by DSS 

...Jude Johnson The embattled General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, has been quizzed and subsequently released by the Department of State Services  (DSS). Suleman was said to have been released after 30 minutes of questioning by the Nigeria's Secret  over his controversial statement calling his church members to kill any Fulani herdsmen

NAF deploys additional 390 troops to battle Boko Haram in N/East   

The Nigerian Air force has deployed additional 390 of personnel for the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram in the North East of Nigeria. The Air Component Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Air Commodore Charles Ohwo, who disclosed this in Maiduguri, sais the deployment is part of its contribution

NCS Intercepts 661 Action Rifles, Arrests 3 Suspects (Photos)

...Jude Johnson The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has in its anti-smuggling operations intercepted truck load arms made up of 661 Action Rifles, and arrested three suspects. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali  ( rtd.), disclosed at a briefing in Lagos on Monday. Ali said that Sunday January 22, the Roving Team

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