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The Senate at an extended plenary on Tuesday debated the killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and other parts of Nigeria. The lawmakers said their resolutions, which were later  conveyed to President Muhammadu Buhari by the leadership of the National Assembly, were “wake-up call” to the President and the Federal Government who “must” take […]

Thousands Pay Last Respect As Benue Buries 73 Victims Of New Year Day Attacks

Thousands Pay Last Respect As Benue Buries 73 Victims Of New Year Day Attacks

Omololu Ogunmade, Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja, George Okoh in Makurdi and David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka It was a moment of agonising grief and heart-rending emotions Thursday in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, when the bodies of 73 persons killed by suspected herdsmen on new year day were laid to rest. Before the mass burial organised […]

Tanzania: 5 Women Killed On Suspicion Of Being Witches

Tanzania: 5 Women Killed On Suspicion Of Being Witches

Four bodies of women have been burnt beyond recognition and one woman beaten up to death by unidentified assailants after they suspected them of being witches. The four women, whose names could not be immediately established, were beaten up to death and their bodies burnt on Tuesday at Undomo Village in Nzega District, Tabora Region, […]

Bayelsa Women Protest Military Cadet’s Killing By Suspected Cultists

Bayelsa Women Protest Military Cadet’s Killing By Suspected Cultists

ANGERED by the killing of a military cadet by suspected cultists while trying to rescue a victim of armed robbery attack, weekend, at the Ovom suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, scores of women, yesterday, took to the streets to protest what they described as the rising cult related killings/crime in the state capital. The deceased […]

Women Protest Activities of Herdsmen, Killing A Woman In Auchi

Women Protest Activities of Herdsmen, Killing A Woman In Auchi

Hundreds of women in Elele-Uzairue, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, on Saturday staged a peaceful protest on Auchi-Okene-Highway, following the killing of a middle-aged woman by suspected herdsmen. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protesters want all herdsmen to vacate their territory without further delay. Women in their hundreds chanting songs, appealed […]

Three Police Officers Killed, Four Civilians Kidnapped

Three Police Officers Killed, Four Civilians Kidnapped

Four days after three four police officers and an army captain were killed by armed persons in Lagos, another three police officers have been killed in a different Lagos community. The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the killing of three of its officers and two community leaders by unidentified gunmen at Oko-Asagun village […]

Trump To Sell 12 Attack Planes To Nigeria For Boko Haram Fight

Trump To Sell 12 Attack Planes To Nigeria For Boko Haram Fight

In line with United States President Donald Trump’s pledge to assist the Nigerian government in its fight against terrorism, his administration has indicated that it will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists. During Trump’s phone call to President Muhammadu Buhari shortly after the […]

Herdsmen Kill 7 In Delta State

Herdsmen Kill 7 In Delta State

KAFANCHAN It was another weekend of killings as the Adamawa State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed the killing of three policemen and the disappearance of two others in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Demsa Local Government Area of the state. In Yobe State, suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the Nigerian Army Brigade, killing five soldiers […]

Sustain tempo of peace, stability in Sokoto – IPAC

Sustain tempo of peace, stability in Sokoto – IPAC

Inter-party Advisory Council of Nigeria, IPAC, Sokoto chapter has lauded peaceful and harmonious co-existence in the state, urging the tempo to be sustained. It also observed that Sokoto had recorded positive changes in various sectors with the coming of the present administration in the state. This was contained in its communiqué signed by representatives of […]

Ex- Golden Eaglets And ACP Killed in Edo

Ex- Golden Eaglets And ACP Killed in Edo

A serving Assistant Commissioner of Police, in- charge of training in Edo State Police Command, ACP Osawe has been reportedly murdered by unknown gunmen in his house at Upper Sokponba road, Benin City. Also, Gombe United defender, Uzama Douglas was shot dead in Benin City by cultists last Thursday. ACP Osawe was said to have […]

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