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Buhari Lauds Britain’s Support In Degrading Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation  to the British Government "for the very effective materials and logistical support to Nigeria" in the fight against Boko Haram. According to the President, in spite of "isolated attacks against soft targets," the British assistance helped in flushing "Boko Haram out of their hide-out base and severely degraded their capacity to mount a serious attack on ...

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Oil Theft, Artisanal Refineries: Match Your Words With Action, Niger Delta Communities, Stakeholders Tell Buhari’s Govt

Stakeholders and communities in the Nigeria's oil rich Niger Delta have urged the Buhari administration to demonstrate laudable political will by effectively  addressing the issues of oil theft and artisanal  refineries in the Niger Delta. The stakeholders who gave this charge at a one-day National Conference on "Oil Theft An Illegal Artisanal Refineries in Nigeria" organized by Social Action Nigeria, in Po ...

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Suicide Bombers Hit IDP Camp, Kill 3, Injure 20 In Maiduguri

Again, bomb explosion have occurred at  3 locations around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri metropolis. According the Nigeria’s emergency management body,NEMA, The incidents occurred at about 4 am. While giving some insight into the latest blasts,Information officer, National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA),North East Zone,Mr. Abdulkadir Ibrahim said in a statement Wednesday that  the first location is Mun ...

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Kaduna Enforces Ban On Begging, Street Hawking, Okada

The Kaduna State Security Council has announced the commencement of enforcement of subsisting restrictions on begging, street hawking and usage of motorcycles for commercial transport in Kaduna metropolis and other urban centres in the state. Credible reports at the disposal of security agencies have made it necessary to begin vigorous enforcement of the laws against street begging, hawking and the illegal ...

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Troops Clear Boko Haram Terrorists From Chikun Gudu, Capture Gun Trucks

(Nigerian Army Press Release) Troops of 8 Task Force Division, Nigerian Army, on clearance operations under the auspices of Operation Lafiya Dole in the North East yesterday had an encounter with Boko Haram terrorists at Chikun Gudu, northern part of Borno State. During the encounter, the gallant troops neutralized quite a number of the terrorists, while others escaped with gun shot wounds. They also captur ...

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Osinbajo Meets CAN, JNI, Miyetti Allah, Demands End To Bloodshed In Southern Kaduna

Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has held  a  meeting with  key groups  over the Southern Kaduna crisis. Highlights of the meeting tweeted by his media aide Laolu Akande said Osinbajo has “asked all to stop the bloodshed and let there be peace.” The tweets said in part “Ag President's meeting with S'Kaduna leaders include CAN, JNI, Meyeti Allah representatives & now holding @ Kaduna State Exco ...

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BREAKING: Explosion Kills 3 Suicide Bombers, Destroys Fuel Tankers in Maiduguri

Three suspected suicide bombers have been killed after one of them detonated an explosive device by  stationed fuel tankers early Friday  morning along Damboa Road Maiduguri. Two other fuel Tankers were also burnt as a result of the explosion. The spokesperson to the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA) North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim  disclosed that the bodies of the three suicide bombers have been ev ...

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Sanction Cameroon, Chad Over Boko Haram, Former Senate President Tells UN

A former President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ameh Ebute has called on the United Nations (UN) security council to sanction Cameroun, Chad over what he called their complacency and role in the activities of the Boko Haram  insurgency which has displaced millions of Nigerians Senator Ebute in a letter addressed to UN, Secretary-General, stated that the two countries have acted suspiciously and have been ...

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BREAKING: Nigerian Police storm new Peace Corps Office, take National Commandant

By Yemi Itodo The ongoing onslaught of the Nigerian Police against the Peace Corps of Nigeria, took a dramatic step on Tuesday, when the Officers of the Police invaded the new National Headquarters of the Corps, taking into custody, the National Commandant, Amb. Dickson Akoh. The youth based organisation whose Bill was recently passed by tye National Assembly, had recently come under serious attack by the P ...

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Jonathan Made Osinbajo’s Trip To Niger Delta A Success – Group

The  success achieved  during recent visits to the Niger Delta by Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been attributed  to the efforts  by former President Goodluck Jonathan, a group,  Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC)  has  said. Cynthia Whyte  who answered  questions from the press on behalf of JRC   with regards  to Osinbajo’s visit said, “It is important that we commend former Preside ...

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BREAKING: DSS Arrests Ex-Governor Suswan Over ‘Incriminating’ Weapons, Others

Former Governor  Gabriel Suswan of Benue State has  been taken into custody for “investigation” by the Department of State Service, DSS an official statement said Sunday. A statement by Tony Opuiyo said Suswan has been “invited by the Service and presently helping in the investigations” into some “incriminating” items  including weapons found in  the boot of a car in Abuja. Read the DSS Statement below: The ...

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Oslo Summit: Donors’ $672m Pledge Excites Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed deep pleasure on the convening of World leaders in Oslo, Norway, which saw donors pledging $672 to tackle food crisis in the north east for the next three years. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Mr. Turaki Hassan on Saturday, Dogara said he is heartened by the initiative and collective wil ...

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