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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.
At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Some residents of Anambra have expressed sadness over the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as `unfortunate’.
Two bus conductors, Peter Ayodele, 20, and Chibuzor David, 21, were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for allegedly stealing three underwears belonging to a housewife.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), to pay a former Deputy General Manager of the defunct Hallmark bank, Eze Okorocha, N27.9 million, being his benefits within 30 days.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto has dismissed the appeal challenging the judgment of the lower court which upheld the primaries of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State.