Gunmen invade Jos stadium, gun down sports official

Unknown gunmen have shot an Assistant Manager, Isa Sheldat, dead at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium in Jos, Plateau State. According to the PUNCH, Shelda died instantly after he was shot four times by the gunmen on Tuesday. Narrating how the incident occurred, Musa said, “The Assistant Manager came to work today...... read more

Terrorism: Leave Boko Haram, bandits to me, I have their medicine - Yahaya

From Faruk Yahaya, Nigeria’s new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), came some reassuring words on Tuesday, when he told Nigerians that he had what it would take to end the reign of terror unleashed on the country by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists and bandits. Yahaya, appointed to the position by...... read more

Insecurity! Wike tackles Buhari: Is it only to borrow money that you’d be in charge?

Nyesom Wike, has laughed off President Muhammadu Buhari’s assertion that state governors should take charge of their states to stem the tide of the current killings and other forms of criminality ravaging the country. The governor, who spoke at the inauguration of the 21km Odufor-Umuoye Road in Etche Local Government Area...... read more

To defeat Boko Haram, a war that must be won – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need for countries in the West African sub-region and those in the Sahel, rocked by security challenges, to team up to confront the menace.  The President spoke Tuesday at State House, Abuja, while receiving the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa...... read more

In Akwa Ibom, Police foil robbery attack, recover 2 stolen vehicles

Operatives of Akwa Ibom Police Command have foiled a coordinated robbery attack by hoodlums at Drainage View Hotel, Nung Oku in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area. A statement signed by the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), SP Odiko MacDon, and made available to said two stolen vehicles were recovered in...... read more

Again, gunmen invade Plateau, Benue communities, kill many

Up to 14 people have been confirmed dead in two separate attacks by gunmen in Plateau state. reports that while 12 people were killed in Sabon Layi Village, Kuru community, Jos South local government area, two other persons were killed in Zogu Village, Miango community in Bassa local government area of the...... read more

BREAKING: More than five months after, kidnapped UN official, others regain freedom from ISWAP

The Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) has released a senior Protection Assistant with the United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), Abubakar Garba Idris, who was abducted along Maiduguri/Damaturu highway, has regained freedom, after more than five months in captivity.   Idris, who is popularly known as Alooma, is undergoing medical and...... read more

FG sponsoring South East carnage - HURIWA *IPOB not mouthpiece of Ndigbo

The world must be informed that the South East is now facing state sponsored terrorism with the direct link to Abuja’s seat of political power, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria ( HURIWA), said on Friday. The group also accuse the five South East governors as collaborators the scheme, which it...... read more

Buhari: The killers you see are the terrorists we’ve scattered from North East

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, confirmed the fears in certain quarters that the massive killings, kidnapping and other high crimes that have engulfed the country, are the handiwork of terrorists chased out of their base in the North East. Having been “scattered,” the terrorists, have seeped into the different parts of...... read more

June 12: IG bares fangs *Says, we’ll be brutal, spare nobody

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, on Friday, threatened that the police in any part of the country will be ruthless with criminals across the country. Baba said this while speaking in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital shortly before taking delivery of security vehicles and equipment donated to the police...... read more

BREAKING: Gunmen kill one, abduct eight students, two lecturers in Kaduna poly

Gunmen attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic Zaria on Thursday night, killed one student and kidnapped eight others and two lecturers to an unknown destination, while another student sustained gunshot injuries in the process. The kidnapping took place some hours after Directors of State Service from the Northwest zone met in Kaduna with...... read more

BREAKING: Man who slapped French President may land in jail

A 28-year-old man on trial for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron testified Thursday that the attack was impulsive and unplanned, and prompted by anger at France's “decline.” Damien Tarel faces possible jail time and a fine if found guilty of assaulting a public official at the special emergency trial in the...... read more

IGP escapes death in Lagos

Usman Alkali Baba, the inspector-general of Police, IGP, narrowly escaped death as a canopy nearly collapsed on him during an official function on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The incident took place at the Lagos State Police Headquarter Ikeja when the newly confirmed IGP, who was on his first official visit to...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari opens up on appointment of new COAS, Twitter ban

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that his decision to appoint Major General Yahaya Farouk as Chief of Army Staff ahead of his superiors in the Military was due to his expereince in the fight against insurgency in the North East. President Buhari who spoke on Arise News TV on Thursday also...... read more

Happening now: Amidst worsening insecurity, Buhari, Service Chiefs, others in emergency meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over an emergency security meeting inside presidential Villa, Abuja. Aside, Vice President Yemi and other principal executive officials, all Service Chiefs, Inspector General of Police IGP Alkali Baba amongst others are in attendance. The meeting is taking place at the time insecurity has gripped parts...... read more

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