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A Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday found Henry Asuquo guilty on a two-count charge of impersonation, cybercrime and fraud.
The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved the appointment of retired Brigadier General Abdullahi Sabi Ishaq as Special Adviser on Security Affairs.
Nationwide outrage has greeted yesterday’s abduction of more than 300 school girls of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara state by bandits even as aggrieved residents of the community took to the streets destroying vehicles entering the village in protest.
When gunmen raided the Government Girl’s Secondary School ,GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara state and abducted over 300 schoolgirls, a local vigilante, Abubakar Adamu, said he was together with soldiers that gave the bandits hot chase inside the bush.
At least 317 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits in the Friday morning raid on Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Zamfara State, the police have said.
Eyewitness told newsmen that it was a lorry that was trying to escape from some red-eyed illegal revenue collectors that sent the victims to their untimely grave at the everbusy Upper-Iweka axis, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in the early hours of Wednesday.
The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has distanced its members from the purported killing of six children in Anambra State, describing the allegation as “malicious and mischievous”.
A coalition of 27 human rights and advocacy groups has petitioned 31 Embassies, including European Union (EU), United Kingdom, and many African countries, urging them to reject the posting of former Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai (rtd), and others over human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings perpetrated under his leadership as army chief.
A fire outbreak at the Nigeria Army Depot, Zaria, Kaduna State, has destroyed parts of Block 15 of soldiers’ quarters at the depot.
Disturbed by the frequency of fire outbreaks in Kugbo Furniture Market in the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Federal Capital Territory FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called for the reorganization and remodelling of the market.
While the police constable is attached to Olofin Police Station in Idanre local government area of the state, Victor is serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment, Akure.
A human rights lawyer, Lucky Odigie, has dragged a constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), and nine others before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over the setting up of an independent panel to probe killings that took place during the three weeks #ENDSARS protest in October last year.
Prior to the suspect’s arrest, it was gathered that an okada rider from the area had given information to security agencies that Anyanwu had three years ago climbed the fence of where soldiers kept their guns at Umugo at Ugwunagbo Local Government and made away with one AK 47.
Dr. Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of the National Park Service, says the agency has trained 1,200 officers on basic combat readiness paramilitary by the Nigeria Army.
At least, three soldiers were killed while many others sustained injuries when the troops’ convoy ran into landmines planted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along Maiduguri/Gomboru Ngala road on Monday, according to sources.
A traditional ruler in Osun State, the Olowu of Owu Kuta, Hammed Adekunle, has advised the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, to tread cautiously in his criticism of the Nigeria army.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja warned that any act of hooliganism hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively to ensure peace and stability in the country.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged Officers of the Nigerian Army to desist from inhumane treatment of civilians in the discharge of their duties.
The Nigerian Army has inducted eight units of locally made combat vehicles Mine–Resistant, Ambush–Protected (MRAP), also called `EZUGWU’’ into Operations Lafiya Dole and Sahel Sanity.
The triumph at the Stadio Ezio Scida was Crotone's first win since January 17 - when they beat Benevento - and it ended a run of seven consecutive defeats in the Italian top-flight.
The Lagos State Butchers Association has requested the provision of about 50, hectares of land from the Lagos State Government for ranching and rearing herds of cattle in the state.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has said that Nigeria has enough potential to repay its debt obligations to China through food export.
A far-right proposal to ban facial coverings in Switzerland won a narrow victory in a binding referendum on Sunday instigated by the same group that organized a 2009 ban on new minarets.
Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Procurement, Hon. Uju Kingsley Chima has thrown his weight behind the clamour for Nigeria’s president of Igbo in 2023.
Some gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted the sister in-law and brother of the Commissioner for Youth and Sport Development in Sokoto state, Bashir Gorau.
The exercise will take off on Tuesday, March 2 in the Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan areas, where a lockdown was imposed last year in the peak of the infections.
A release made available to newsmen through the Director General, Press Affairs, Ismaila Uba Misilli, which was signed by the Secretary to the Gombe State Government (SSG), Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, gave the names of the dropped commissioners as Alhassan Ibrahim Kwami, Information & Culture; Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Gana, Health and Mela Audu Nunghe (SAN), Special Duties.
The Presidency has reassured Nigerians on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine administered Saturday on President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,.
Pep Guardiola said his disappointment at Manchester City’s draw with struggling West Bromwich Albion led to a return to “ABC” principles that sparked the club’s record winning streak.