ICPC, SARS Operatives Raid Former Vice President Sambo’s Residence

ICPC, SARS Operatives Raid Former Vice President Sambo’s Residence

Chris Steven, Abuja Security operatives on Wednesday raided the residence of Namadi Sambo, a former Vice President in Kaduna State. The operatives were from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police. Witnesses said the operatives blocked the major road leading to the […]

Two Killed As Multiple Attacks Mare Sallah Celebration In Maiduguri

Two Killed As Multiple Attacks Mare Sallah Celebration In Maiduguri

Chris Steven, Abuja Despite security measures put in place, University of Maiduguri on Sunday night came under a series of attacks when suicide bombers detonated explosives at different locations including the security office where two lives were reportedly lost. This was confirmed by Victor Isukwu, Borno Police Public Relations Officer, Victor at about 12 midnight. […]

Sallah: Police Ban Vehicular Movement Before Prayers In Maiduguri

Sallah: Police Ban Vehicular Movement Before Prayers In Maiduguri

Chris Steven, Abuja The Police in Borno State have informed the residents of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council and Jere Local Government that there will be restriction of vehicular movement until after the Eid prayers on Sunday, June 25. The spokesman for the Borno State Police Command,  Isuku Victor, announced this in a statement issued on Friday. […]

High Court Restrains El-Rufai On Sack Of District, Village Heads

High Court Restrains El-Rufai On Sack Of District, Village Heads

Ayomide, Lagos A high Court of Justice ‎in Kafanchan yesterday granted an interim injunction restraining Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the state House of Assembly from implementing the order to remove some traditional rulers from their positions. El-Rufai, the Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Adara Traditional Council, Gbagyi Traditional Council and the state Attorney General or […]

Kidnapped Students, Lecturer Regain Freedom In Kaduna

Kidnapped Students, Lecturer Regain Freedom In Kaduna

Chris Steven, Abuja Almost 48 hours after they were kidnapped, the three students and a lecturer of the School of Midwifery, Tudun Wada, Kaduna State who were kidnapped on Friday along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road have regained freedom from their abductors. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the State Governor on Media and Publicity, […]

Patronise Only Approved Motor Garages, Army Warns Maiduguri Residents

Patronise Only Approved Motor Garages, Army Warns Maiduguri Residents

The 7 Division of the Nigeria Army, Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri has warned Borno residents to board commercial vehicles only at designated garages and places. A statement by Majo Salisu Ibrahim Mustapha, Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, said the warning said the warning has become “necessary so as to avoid a situation where remnants […]

BBOG wants FG To Do More To Rescue Chibok Girls

BBOG wants FG To Do More To Rescue Chibok Girls

Chris Steven, Abuja The Bring Back our Girls, BBOG, campaigning for the release of abducted Chibok Secondary School girls has once again urged the federal government to intensify its efforts at rescuing the remaining school girls who had remained in the captivity of Boko Haram almost three years after they were kidnapped. The movement made […]

Fresh From Boko Haram, Borno Reports First Lassa Fever Outbreak

Fresh From Boko Haram, Borno Reports First Lassa Fever Outbreak

With a humanitarian crisis that followed almost a decade of the Boko Haram insurgency, Borno state in Nigeria’s northeast is in the news for yet agains for another wrong reason, recording its first Lassa fever outbreak in 48 years, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report on Friday. The last confirmed outbreak of the […]

Kaduna To Sell 1,990 ‘Non-Essential’ Govt Houses

Kaduna To Sell 1,990 ‘Non-Essential’ Govt Houses

In its bid to cut the cost of running government, the Kaduna State Government has announced plans to sell 1,990 properties classified at non-essential residential quarters through a public auction based on their open-market value. The sale excludes all government quarters in schools, hospitals and similar public institutions. A statement said the decision has been […]

Boko Haram and its Foreign Conspirators

Boko Haram and its Foreign Conspirators

By: Bob-Manuel Molokwu This is not one of the topics I like writing on. However, I am constrained to lend my voice because of the wanton destruction that has taken place in North-eastern Nigeria since 2009. As it stands, the Boko Haram insurgency has claimed over 100,000 lives and succeeded in displacing over two million […]

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