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Troops Arrest Fulani Suspects With Vehicle Load Of Rifles In Abuja
Troops Arrest Fulani Suspects With Vehic...

Troops Arrest Fulani Suspects With Vehicle Load Of Rifles In Abuja

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested five suspected Fulani armed robbers in the Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, with two vehicles containing locally made guns. SaharaReporters learnt that the Fulani suspects were nabbed by troops of 176 Battalion, Gwagwalada, during a stop... read more »

Presidency says Bandits Carrying AK-47 will be Shot on SightPresidency says Bandits Carrying AK-47 will be Shot on Sight
Presidency says Bandits Carrying AK-47 w...

Presidency says Bandits Carrying AK-47 will be Shot on Sight

Nigerian presidency said on Wednesday that security agents have been given the order to shoot anyone found carrying AK-47 illegally. Helicopters that violate the ‘no fly zone’ slammed on Zamfara State will also be brought down as the government goes tough on banditry and other criminal... read more »

Buhari, Ministers, Security Chiefs hold NSC Meeting
Buhari, Ministers, Security Chiefs hold ...

Buhari, Ministers, Security Chiefs hold NSC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over National Security Council meeting in the Executive Council Chambers of Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting is the first National Security Council meeting the President would be holding with the new service chiefs after their appointment... read more »

BREAKING: Abducted Zamfara School Girls Have Been Released
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BREAKING: Abducted Zamfara School Girls Have Been Released

The kidnapped female students of Government Secondary School Jangebe in Zamfara have been released. Zamfara Governor Bello Matawale received them on Tuesday morning at Government House Gusau. The Governor said the actual number of the abductees  is 279 and they are all back hale and... read more »

List of Kagara School Abdductees Released
List of Kagara School Abductees Released

List of Kagara School Abductees Released

A list of the abductees from the Governmenet Science College, Kagara, Niger State has been released to newsmen. The list is as follows: TEACHERS Hannatu Philip Lawal Abdullahi Dodo Fodio NON-TEACHING STAFF Mohammed Musa Faiza Mohammed family members Christiana Adama Faith Adama Maimuna... read more »

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Senate asks Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity

Senate asks Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency over escalating insecurity across the nation. It made the call following kidnap of students and teachers of... read more »

We Do not Have Chibok Girls with Us —Irabor

We Do not Have Chibok Girls with Us —Irabor

The Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Leo Irabor, says there are no freed Chibok girls in the custody of Defence Headquarters. He spoke in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Sunday when he, alongside, other commanders, paid their first operational visit to the theatre of the Boko Haram war. Boko Haram insurgents had on April 14, 2014,... read more »

Nigeria in a State of Emergency – Buhari to New S...

Nigeria in a State of Emergency - Buhari to New Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, told the nation’s new service chiefs that the nation is in a state of emergency, hence the need for them to be... read more »

Kankara Abduction: Buhari Commends Masari, Army for Res...

Kankara Abduction: Buhari Commends Masari, Army for Rescue Operation

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Army for coordinating the rescue operation of hundreds of schoolboys kidnapped from Government Science... read more »

Kankara Kidnap: Bring Back Our Boys Now, Okonjo-Iweala ...

Kankara Kidnap: Bring Back Our Boys Now, Okonjo-Iweala Asks FG

Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has told the Federal Government to intensify efforts to bring back the over 300 schoolboys kidnapped... read more »

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BREAKING: Herdsmen Kill Two, Set Amotekun Vehicle Ablaze in Ondo

BREAKING: Herdsmen Kill Two, Set Amotekun Vehicle Ablaze in Ondo

No fewer than two persons reportedly lost their lives when some suspected herdsmen attacked the men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps. The incident occurred on... read more »

BREAKING: Herdsmen Kill Two, Set Amotekun Vehicle Ablaze in Ondo

Amotekun Arrests Truckload of Armed Fulani Herdsmen Heading To Ogun, Lagos

Officers of Oyo State Security Network Agency, known as Amotekun, have intercepted a truck loaded with no fewer than 80 men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen at the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to a report by Sahara Reporters, the Amotekun corps  stopped the men, who were loaded in a truck, and a quick search revealed... read more »

Refrain From Divisive Comments, Lai Mohammed Tells Poli...

Refrain From Divisive Comments, Lai Mohammed Tells Politicians

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked political and religious leaders to restrain from divisive comments. Mohammed also called on... read more »

IPOB Berates Facebook for Blocking Nnamdi Kanu

IPOB Berates Facebook for Blocking Nnamdi Kanu

The Indigenous People of Biafra has decried the blocking of the Facebook account of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. In a statement by the group’s Media and... read more »

Sunday Igboho Begs Ooni for Forgiveness

Sunday Igboho Begs Ooni for Forgiveness

Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, has asked for forgiveness from the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi for alleging... read more »

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I’m Confident Terrorism will be Forgotten Soon in Nigeria — Adeboye

I’m Confident Terrorism will be Forgotten Soon in Nigeria — Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday, expressed confidence that terrorism will soon be forgotten in Nigeria. He spoke at the virtual... read more »

Okezie Ikpeazu Charges Security Agencies To Arrest Killer-herders

Okezie Ikpeazu Charges Security Agencies To Arrest Killer-herders

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has urged heads of security agencies to arrest killer-herdsmen in the state. A statement by Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi-Kalu, condemned the... read more »

Seven to Eight Kidnappers Arrested Are Fulanis – Sultan of Sokoto

Seven to Eight Kidnappers Arrested Are Fulanis – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, HRH Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said that though seven to eight kidnappers arrested in Nigeria are Fulani, but that doesn’t mean every Fulani is a... read more »

Sule Lamido Berates Tinubu, Fashola Over Treatment of Fulani

Sule Lamido Berates Tinubu, Fashola Over Treatment of Fulani

Sule Lamido, a former Governor of Jigawa State has called out the former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, claiming he has been indifferent over the alleged attack on Fulanis in the... read more »

Makinde Deploys 200 Amotekun Men in Ibarapa

Makinde Deploys 200 Amotekun Men in Ibarapa

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde yesterday released a security strategy to be adopted in fighting insecurity and other security challenges facing Ibarapa zone. The strategies, according to the... read more »