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Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja

Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja Maureen Okpe The Nigerian Army has reported a fire outbreak at its Headquarters complex in Abuja. The incident is attributed to faulty electrical installations. According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima: “Electrical fault sparked a minor fire incident at the Army

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

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

Police burst four men, one woman over online scam, murder

Police burst four men, one woman over online scam, murder A suspected five-man gang of kidnappers, including a lady, has been smashed by operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Response Team (FIBRT) led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Abba Kyari. The suspects have also given details of how they lured

Capture bandits, not Sunday Igboho, Afenifere tells FG

Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the attempt by security operatives to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, said the machinery of government would not have been after Igboho were he a bandit. Pandemonium broke out on Friday along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when Igboho

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

Kagara Abduction: Students Regain Freedom

Kagara Abduction: Students Regain Freedom The kidnapped staff and students of Government Science College Kagara have finally regained freedom from the armed bandits in Niger State. A top police officer involved in the counter-kidnapping operation in the State told PRNigeria on Saturday morning. PRNigeria had reported the abduction of the boarding students by

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