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Bandits kill seven in fresh attack on Kaduna communities

Bandits kill seven in fresh attack on Kaduna communities Maureen Okpe Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan confirmed the killings on Kaduna the communities yesterday. Aruwan said in Kajinjiri village, Igabi LGA, two people were killed when bandits attacked the village. He said in Rago village, also of

Dissolve Prof. Itse Sagay-led anti-corruption committee, Malami urges Buhari

Disolve Prof. Itse Sagay-led anti-corruption committee, Malami urges Buhari Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has recommended the disbandment of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) headed by Prof. Itse Sagay to President Muhammadu Buhari, Sources said Malami’s argument was that the com­mittee has outlived its

COVID 19: Nigeria to receive about 4million vaccine doses on Tuesday

COVID 19: Nigeria to receive about 4million vaccine doses on Tuesday Maureen Okpe The first tranche of 3.92millon of the AstraZeneca COVID 19 vaccine is said to be making its arrival into the country on Tuesday, 2nd March 2022. The delivery which will mark the first arrival of COVID-19 vaccine in the country,will

Police react to attack on Officers in Calabar

Four police officers were on Thursday killed by gunmen in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria’s South-south. The police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the killing of the officers, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The officers were reportedly killed along MCC Road, Calabar. Their identity and details surrounding

Why we arrested sacked Ganduje’s aide, Salisu Tanko – DSS

Why we arrested sacked Ganduje's aide, Salisu Tanko - DSS The Department of State Service has said Mr Tanko is in their custody, facing investigation for issues beyond the expression of opinions in social media. The DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunnaya confirmed the arrest of Salihu Tanko, a former media aide to the

Bwari community in FCT and the long walk for education

Bwari community in FCT and the long walk for education Maureen Okpe The emergence of alternative means of transportation like school buses and private cars have long bade farewell to the days when students used to walk miles to access schools. Unfortunately, many people may not know that even with these developments, a

North vs South: Nigerian Troops Restore Normalcy Along Kaduna-Jebba Road–DHQ

•Warns miscreants Press Release The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has been notified of a video trending on social media indicating that trucks and other similar vehicles conveying agricultural products from the North, heading towards the southern part of the country were being prevented and turned back along Kaduna – Jebba road

Minister of Defence Seeks US Support for Nigerian Army Aviation

Press Statement The Minister of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) says a full fledged Nigerian Army Aviation is a critical component in the counter- terrorism and counter- insurgency campaigns in the country. General Magashi stated this when the Commander US Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend and his team paid

Insecurity: Buhari Dismisses Calls for Amnesty, Tasks Security Chiefs to Deal with Bandits, Insurgents

•Says, time to treat criminals as criminals, not profiled Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ruled out the possibility of the Federal Government’s readiness to grant amnesty to armed criminals terrorising the country. To this end, Buhari said he has charged the Security Chiefs to device new strategy to continue to

Orlu: Nigerian Army Recovers Bodies of Soldiers Killed by ESN

•Dismisses fake video on an impending attack on Market Jude Johnson The Nigerian Army has recovered the corpses of four soldiers reportedly killed by the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the militant arm of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Orlu, Imo State, South East Nigeria. A senior military officer who

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