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Deputy Commissioner of Police, 11 Shiites, Channels TV staff killed in bloody clash in Abuja

•Over 32 injured, 54 arrested •Buhari summons emergency security meeting •IGP decries the incident, warns that 'Enough is Enough' •Shiites give own account of the clash Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian Police has confirmed that the unending protest of the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as the Shiites

Borno now safer than Abuja, Zamfara, others, says Shettima

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said that the state which has suffered attack by Boko Haram Terrorists in the last ten years is now safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee on Army, Rima Shawulu and other

Again, police raid Abuja night clubs, arrest 70 women

Nike Adebowale About two weeks after police officers arrested 30 women at different night clubs in Abuja, another 70 women have been arrested. The latest arrests were done on Saturday night and the victims were taken to and detained at a police station, a witness said. Martin Obono, a lawyer and activist, said

NAF takes medical outreach to 4,000 people in Abuja Community

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday conducted one-day medical outreach, for Basa Community in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The NAF spokesperson Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola in a statement said the outreach is in commemoration of the NAF of the 55th Anniversary Celebration. He explained that the outreach catered

Another tremor hits Abuja

Another tremor measuring 3.0 Mercalli Intensity Scale, MIS, hits Maitama District in Abuja on Thursday as Federal Government despatches rescue and technical teams to the area to ascertain level of impact. This was made known by the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency, NGSA, after receiving distress calls from residents in the area. According

Breaking: NAF Pilot dies in Abuja plane crash

•Another successfully ejected    Senator Iroegbu    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed  that one of its pilots died from the collision and crash of two its aircraft at Mpape, Abuja Friday morning. This was announced  by the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola. Daramola however, noted that one of

Panic in Abuja community over severe ground vibration

Residents of Mpape off Maitama district of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT are currently in panic over what they described as ‘ground vibration’. A resident of the area, Mr. Oladimeji Folorunsho told vanguard on Wednesday that tension had started mounting around the area. He said that the unusual occurrence which started