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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...
Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says secession is not the solution to Nigeria’s problem. He said the advocates of secession will be the first to flee the country if a crisis breaks out. The minister said the federal government is working to prevent all secession tendencies. Mohammed spoke on Sunday during a radio programme on Bond FM. “Those who support separation...
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Sunday declared that the Eastern Security Network, ESN, will soon storm the Northern part of Nigeria. IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Powerful stated this in response to claims that Miyetti Allah was planning to deploy 5, 000 security operatives to the Southeast to protect herders. The group described the plan as an insult which would not...
At least 73 people are said to be missing and about 2000 others, mostly women and children have been displaced, following the attack on the Dogon-Gawa community in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State. A local resident, Mr James Orya told Nigerian Tribune in a telephone interview on Sunday that the attack happened on Friday morning. Orya explained that the...
Again, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has shunned his own sponsored local government election as the Governor refused to cast his vote for his local council chairman and councillor on Saturday’s election. The governor, just like during the last election which was held in 2018 refused to cast his vote as he did the last time the local council poll...
Suspected Fulani herdsmen militias have invaded Mbakyondu community in the Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue State, killing no fewer than 11 persons, while others were left injured. According to Daily Post, the incident occurred at about 4 am on Saturday when the residents were still asleep. A media aide to the LGA Chairman, Mr. Udam Samuel, said the recovered bodies...
One police officer is feared killed in a shootout with more than 200 bandits who surrounded a mobile police checkpoint at Dogon-Gawa community of Takum Local Government Area, Taraba State. The Chairman of the Council, Shiban Tikari, who confirmed the incident to news outlets, said the gunmen struck in the early hours of Saturday. He added that he was there when...
Hundreds of Yorubas are currently rallying in Mapo, Ibadan, for an independent state of Oduduwa. SEE PHOTOS:
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said his past controversial comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda were misconstrued. The minister also said he has no issues with Christians, adding that his personal driver, secretary and technical assistant are all Christians Pantami made this known in an interview with Peoples Gazette on Friday. He said, “My personal driver is Mai...
Twelve Top Boko Haram/ ISWAP Commanders and other members of the terrorist group, on revenge mission at Damasak, Borno State have been killed. A statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Muhammad Yerima says, a week-long Air and ground operations in different parts of Borno State by the Nigerian military killed the Criminals, and their weapon storage facility destroyed in...
Elder statesman and Chairman, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Elders Council, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has called for collaboration between the newly floated South-East security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu and the Eastern Security Network to tackle the security challenges in the region. Iwuanyanwu, a former Pro-Chancellor of the University of Calabar and ex-chairman of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency told Saturday PUNCH in Owerri...

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