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The police in Ogun State said they have arrested two herdsmen, for allegedly robbing and defiling a teenager.The suspects were identified by the police as Abu Adamu and Muhammadu Aliyu.A statement by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, on Sunday, revealed that the suspects were arrested after a distress call received by the police...
Leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, Banji Akintoye, has said restructuring cannot stop Fulani herdsmen from invading farmlands, the PUNCH reports. According to him, neither can the review of the 1999 Constitution solve the problem on the ground. Akintoye also stated that the slow pace of development in Yoruba land is caused by the 1914...
Following the threats by a faceless Fulani Jihadist sect, to cause mayhem in Delta State over the Southern Governors stance against Open grazing, the Movement for Emancipation and Defense of the Niger Delta has threatened to wipe out all traces of Fulani presence in southern Nigeria if they carry out their planned invasion of Delta State over the ban...
Palpable fear has gripped residents of Delta State following threats of invasion and bombing of the state capital, Asaba and Agbor, headquarters of Ika South Local Government Area of the state by a faceless 'Fulani Jihadist' group. The group, which claimed responsibility for the fire incident that gutted the Federal Secretariat complex along Okpanam road, Asaba, warned Governor Ifeanyi Okowa...
The Nigerian army has called on Boko Haram insurgents to drop their arms, “seek forgiveness and reconciliation”. AA Eyitayo, the general officer commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian army, made the call on Sunday at an event organised for journalists by the army in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. Eyitayo said Boko Haram insurgents are in a state of disarray, following the recent...
At least 10 people have been killed in fresh attack by Fulani herdsmen on a community near the Government Science School Kuru in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. The deadly incident occurred in the early hours of Monday, June 14
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his administration has lifted at least 10.5 million people out of poverty in the country in the last two years. Buhari also insisted the Nigerian government will pull 100 million of its current population out of poverty in 10 years. “In the last two years, we lifted 10.5 million people out of poverty –...
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has now made a u-turn, insisting the Federal Government will not prosecute Nigerians using Twitter. Instead, it will go after those who are helping Nigerians circumvent the ban on the micro-blogging site. Malami had purportedly directed the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), to begin the process of prosecuting those still...
The federal government has listed the failure of Twitter to take down offensive tweets of separatists leader Nnamdi Kanu, amongst other “sins”, as the motivation behind shutting down access to the popular microblogging site in Nigeria. Speaking on state-owned broadcaster, NTA, on Friday, the minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed revealed other transgressions by Twitter against the Nigerian government. Mr...
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Balarabe Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday. He said Mr Ilelah’s appointment was for five years tenure in the first instance. The statement was signed and made available to...
The Nigerian Army in joint operations with the police between April and May have raided and arrested scores of South-East youths, clamping them in underground cells and detention rooms in military barracks, top sources have revealed to SaharaReporters. Some of the identified military camps are 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Imo State, 82 Division Headquarters, Enugu State, and up north as...

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