Boko Haram attacks Nigerian Army base, leaves soldiers killed, wounded, missing

The attack comes days after the military relaxed its long-running curfew around Gubio Local Government Area from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The post Boko Haram attacks Nigerian Army…


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Rivers government deposes monarch over cult clash

The monarch of Baabe community in Ogoni, Rivers State, has been deposed for allegedly harbouring cultists in his community. Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday approved the withdrawal…


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Panic as BRT bus catches fire on Third Mainland Bridge

A BRT bus Wednesday morning caught fire on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. The long bus moving inward Iyana-Oworo burst into flames just after Adeniji Adele axis of the bridge.…


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Police in Osun confirm release of two kidnapped FRSC officials

The Police Command in Osun on Wednesday confirmed the release of the two Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) officers, kidnapped in the state on Sunday by gunmen. The post…


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Ijaw youth, half-naked women, chase away police officers, workers from Gelegele

IJAW youth and half-naked women on Tuesday pursued over 25 police officers and workers sent to build residential estates for the Oba of Benin at Gelegele-gbene (Gelegele), a…


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We Will Treat Anyone Associated With IPOB As A Terrorist – Abia CP

 The Abia State Police Command has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against any activity capable of truncating the peace and safety of the residents. The…


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Kaduna: Police arrests man whose false alarm led to lynching of 3 persons

The Kaduna State Police Command, Tuesday night, said it had arrested the man whose false kidnap alarm led to the killing of three innocent persons at Kawo in Kaduna metropolis on…


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Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Associated with Boko Haram

Editor’s note: The International Crisis Group’s special report noted that women are streaming home from Boko Haram’s domain in north-eastern Nigeria, with some having escaped…


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FG shuts Czech, Sri Lanka, Serbia missions, downsizes Ukraine

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds.…


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We are not obligated to tell dismissed officers why they were disengaged, says Army

The Nigerian Army says it is not under any obligation to let a disengaged officer know the reasons for his or her dismissal. David Ighodaro, an officer in the legal services…


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