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Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, asked the Nigerian Army to explain why soldiers shot dead Efe Igbinovia, member of a vigilante group that arrested two herdsmen with an AK-47 rifle, at Obadolovbiyeyi community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, last week.
The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin City, has denied killing any vigilante member or freeing any suspected herdsmen in Edo State.
The Edo State Government has banned night grazing and the carrying of guns by herders in the state. It has also set up a seven-member committee in each of the local government areas in the state to check clashes between herders and farmers.
Edo State government and security agencies comprising men of the Nigerian army, the police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and Department of State Services (DSS) in the state on Wednesday stormed the disputed Obuh mine site and arrested two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a stop-work order issued by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, has set up a Regimental Board of Enquiry into circumstances that allegedly led a soldier to kill a man for refusing to bribe him at a checkpoint.
The circumstance leading to the abduction of the Managing Director of Ogba Nature Park, Benin, Dr. Andy Ehanire; killing of three policemen in the process and collection of N61m as ransom emerged yesterday.
The 4 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Benin, has arrested 30 suspects for various criminal offences and destroyed more illegal refineries in continuation of its Operation Crocodile Smile II.
In continuation of the Operation Crocodile Smile II in the Niger Delta, troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, have destroyed three suspected militants’ camps in Edo State.
Troops of the 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, participating in the on-going Operation Crocodile Smile II, have arrested a barge laden with 456,600 litres of suspected illegally refined Automated Gas Oil (AGO).
The 2 Division of the Nigeria Army said it would begin Annual Inter Brigade Combat Proficiency competition on Monday in Benin.
The detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), has met all the bail conditions imposed on him by the Federal High Court in Abuja on July 2, 2018, his lawyer, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), said on Tuesday.
Warren Buffett has donated roughly 3.4 billion dollars of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire’s largest contribution in his longstanding plan to give away his fortune.
English Premier League club Arsenal has launched an investigation after it was caught up in an alleged fraud involving its sponsorship deal with Chinese carmaker BYD.
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui said he has an extremely strong squad even after Cristiano Ronaldo's exit but he expects some changes ahead of the upcoming campaign.
Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) has said the information being peddled by those opposed to the use and consumption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has no scientific base.
A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi State chapter, has indicted Desk Officers in charge of pension matters in the 21 local government areas of the state for massive extortions of pensioners.
Prince Emmanuel Kanu, younger brother to the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has berated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for saying if he becomes president in 2019, he will restructure the country in such a way that IPOB will forget about Biafra.
Israel's military said it had launched air strikes targeting Hamas in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, following border clashes in which two Palestinians including a teenager were killed and many injured.
Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Canada and Mexico, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, said the prevailing economic and security situation in Nigeria beckoned on all patriots to rise and defend the country’s integrity.