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The chief of army staff (COAS), General Tukur Buratai, has given troops of 2 battalion in Kompanin- Doka, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state three weeks to flush out the bandits attacking the area.
The death toll in the bandits’ attack on Gwaska Community in Birnin-Gwari Local Government of Kaduna State has increased to 71 as more bodies were recovered from the town and surrounding environs, a group, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, has said.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday, visited communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state, where gunmen attacked and killed several persons over the weekend.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday announced the deployment of three additional police mobile units to reinforce security in Birnin Gwari where 45 people were killed on Saturday in Gwaska village.
The Kaduna State Government has commiserated with the people of Birnin Gwari following fatal attacks on the area by bandits.
The Kaduna State Police commissioner, Austin Iwar, on Sunday confirmed that 45 villagers were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.
Armed bandits on Saturday massacred scores of people in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State.
Diego Maradona believes Jose Mourinho is a better coach than Pep Guardiola, saying the Manchester City boss can "choose any player he wants".
Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to the president on social media, has lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his commitment towards the TraderMoni scheme, officially called Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).
The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.
The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
The inclusion of Nigerian content in the animation film festival will create adequate employment and contribute to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy, Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture has said.
The Kaduna State Government has lifted the curfew it imposed on Kaduna metropolis and its environs on October 31.
The Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt healthy lifestyle that would save them from suffering from preventable diseases like diabetes.
One of the contenders to the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has expressed confidence in the judiciary to restore the mandate given to him on October 6 when he was announced the winner of the party’s primary election.
The Nigerian Army has redployed the the Commander of the headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, the code name for its ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency in North East Nigeria.