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The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers that attempted to kidnap the monarch of Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba David Olajide.
A suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to newsmen that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing to pay ransom.
Residents of Pakudi village, near Obada-Oko in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have fled their homes over fear of reprisal attacks by Fulani herdsmen following the alleged killing of a Fulani man by a villager.
A high ranking Boko Haram Commander has been killed by his own colleagues after his secret plan to surrender was discovered by some of his colleague.
A herdsman, Shagari Ahmed, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly causing the death of three cows valued at N400,000.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Thursday ordered the remand of a herdsman, Jaye Mohammadu, in Agodi Prisons for allegedly killing his mate over N2,000.
The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsman, Babuga Manu Kuaara, who killed a Police Inspector, Umaru Danladi, attached to Kaoje Police division, in Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded in prison a farmer, Kabiru Garuba, for allegedly cutting off the left hand of one Mohammed Haliru, a herdsman.
Pastor Peter Olaniyan, Assistant General Overseer of the Christ Arrival International Church, Gethsemane Parish, Ibadan, has explained that the persistent killings in the country are not the making of President Muhammad Buhari, but a pointer to the fact that the end-time is here and that corruption is fighting back.
A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.
Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.
Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.
The National Assembly management has given outgoing members of the 8th Senate three days to handover their office keys.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse (APC), member representing Tafa Constituency, as the speaker of the 9th Assembly in the state.
Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), on Tuesday, disclosed the real reason he contested for the deputy senate president’s seat during the inauguration of the 9th Senate in Abuja.