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BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday
BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with ...

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

The Senate on Tuesday shifted its proposed meeting with Service Chiefs, the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Inspector General of Police to Thursday. Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this at plenary. Lawan said the security chiefs, who are supposed to brief... read more »

Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Codename to Hadin Kai
Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Cod...

Nigerian Army Changes Boko Haram War Codename to Hadin Kai

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that the war against Boko Haram in the North-East has been renamed Operation Kadin Kai from Operation Lafiya Dole. The change was approved by the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, in a statement issued on Friday, noting it would fortify the fight... read more »

Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundaries
Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundarie...

Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundaries

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has imposed night curfew on  the borders Rivers shares with Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Imo states, following recent attacks and killings of security operatives  by  gunmen. The governor in a broadcast on Tuesday, said the curfew would take effect from today by... read more »

Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers in Aerial Attack
Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers ...

Air Force probes killing of 20 Soldiers in Aerial Attack

At least 20 soldiers have been feared killed in an aerial attack meant to neutralise Boko Haram/Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP). The Nigerian Air Force through its official Twitter account said it was investigating visuals and reports being circulated. It said: “The attention of the... read more »

Presidency Defends Pantami, Dismisses Adeosun Comparison
Presidency Defends Pantami, Dismisses Ad...

Presidency Defends Pantami, Dismisses Adeosun Comparison

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has defended the Minister of Communications, Isa Pantami, noting his views on terrorism are less grievous than former Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun’s certificate forgery. Shehu disclosed this when he featured on Channels Television on... read more »

Bandits Abduct 77 Persons In Fresh Attack On Kaduna Village

Bandits Abduct 77 Persons In Fresh Attack On Kaduna Village

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted 77 persons at Libere village in the Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday, April... read more »

Nnamdi Kanu: There’s Nonexistence of Repentant Terrorists, Not Even Pantami

Nnamdi Kanu: There’s Nonexistence of Repentant Terrorists, Not Even Pantami

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that terrorism is an Islamic ideology, hence there are no repentant terrorists. He made the remark in... read more »

BBOG Releases Names of 112 Chibok Schoolgirls Still Held Captive

BBOG Releases Names of 112 Chibok Schoolgirls Still Held Captive

The Bring Back Our Girls movement has released a list bearing the names of all the girls still held captive by the terror group, Boko Haram after their kidnap on April 14, 2014. The list... read more »

PDP Asks DSS to Investigate Pantami Over Taliban, Al-Qaeda Links

PDP Asks DSS to Investigate Pantami Over Taliban, Al-Qaeda Links

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked the Department of State Services, DSS, to as a matter of urgency, invite and probe the minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa... read more »

Pantami withdraws Radical Comments on Terrorists

Pantami withdraws Radical Comments on Terrorists

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami has renounced his radical comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The Minister said he was young when he made the... read more »