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Scores Killed As Gunmen Hit Zamfara

Scores Killed As Gunmen Hit Zamfara

Suspected bandits on Wednesday attacked two villages in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing some people. The Cable  reported that the suspects attacked a mining site at Kuru-kuru village and also ambushed some people from the neighbouring Jarkuka village as they mobilised to bring help to Kuru-kuru. A witness, Sadi Musa, said scores of […]

Zamfara Govt. Disburses Over N200m To Deceased Families

Zamfara Govt. Disburses Over N200m To Deceased Families

The Zamfara state government has disbursed over N200 million to families of victims of the recent gunmen attacks in some communities of the state. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, disclosed this on Thursday in Zurmi, while presenting state government’s assistance to the families of the deceased and victims of […]

Killings Forced 10,000 Pupils Out Of School – Benue SUBEB

Killings Forced 10,000 Pupils Out Of School – Benue SUBEB

The chairman of the board, Rev. Philip Tachin, on Sunday in Makurdi said many schools were affected as many families fled their homes alongside the children to different camps following the invasion of Guma and Logo LGAs of the state by gunmen. Tachin lamented that the situation had posed a setback for the board which […]

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 […]

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