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Troops repel, eliminate 20 terrorists in Monguno attack – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Nigerian Armed Forces successfully repelled an attack by the Boko Haram/Islamic States West Province (ISWAP) terrorists and eliminated 20 of them in Monguno, Borno on Saturday. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Enenche said the ground troops […]

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Victim of Abule-Soba pipeline explosion delivers a baby boy at IDPs camp

A victim of Abule-Soba pipeline explosion, Ms Titilayo Sulaimon, has delivered a baby boy at a Lagos State Internally Displayed Person (IDPs) camp, Igando in Lagos. Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this on Saturday in Lagos. Oke-Osanyintolu said that pregnant Sulaimon, aged 28, presented herself at the camp […]

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Female poly student macheted to death in Ibadan

Ibadan – A 21-year-old female student of Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, Grace Oshiagwu, has been macheted to death by unknown assailant(s) in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Oyo State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan. Fadeyi said that […]

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APC NWC approves disqualification of Gov. Obaseki, 2 other

Abuja – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the reports of its screening and appeal committees that disqualified Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Mr Matthew Iduoriyekemwe and Mr Chris Ogiemwonyi from participating in the June 22 governorship primaries in Edo. The party’s National Working Committee (NWC) led by its National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, made this […]

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Shooting in the Villa exposes why Nigeria has been bedeviled by myriads of security, economic problems under Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it was alarmed by the report of shooting and security breaches within the precincts of the Presidential villa and that the shooting and security breaches has exposed why Nigeria has been bedeviled by myriads of security and economic problems under President Buhari’s watch in the last five […]

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Security guard murdered over missing phone buried amidst tears in Bauchi

The burial was attended by well-known clergy, Archbishop Charles Yohanna, a member Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Bogoro Constituency, Honourable Musa Nakwada, family, friends and sympathisers. According to a report by Sun News, a mammoth crowd of sympathisers on Saturday witnessed the burial of Sunday Joshua, the security guard allegedly beaten to death on […]