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Father Of Zamfara Speaker Dies In Bandit...

Father Of Zamfara Speaker Dies In Bandits’ Custody

Father of Zamfara Speaker Alh Muazu Abubakar Magarya has been confirmed dead in the hands of his captors. In an exclusive interview with the brother of the deceased Malam Dahiru Saraki Magarya who was abducted along with the late Abubakar Magarya confirmed the development to new men at the State... read more »

Bandits Shoot Zamfara Lawmaker Dead
Bandits Shoot Zamfara Lawmaker Dead

Bandits Shoot Zamfara Lawmaker Dead

A member of the Zamfara House of Assembly, Mohammed Ahmed, has been shot dead by bandits along Sheme- Funtua Road in Katsina State. Announcing his death, the Clerk of the Zamfara House House of Assembly,  Saidu Anka, said Ahmed was traveling to his town when he was killed by the bandits. His... read more »

BREAKING: Bandits Abduct Female Students in Kebbi
Seven Soldiers Killed in Clash With Unkn...

Seven Soldiers Killed in Clash With Unknown Gunmen in Abia Community

Soldiers of 14 Brigade, Army Headquarters, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Barracks, who invaded Ohafia in the Ohafia Local Government of Abia State in search of gunmen suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), have burnt down several houses in the area. A source who spoke with... read more »

Ganduje Bans Thugs At Political Gatherings in Kano
Ganduje Bans Thugs At Political Gatherin...

Ganduje Bans Thugs At Political Gatherings in Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has banned political thugs at events and gatherings across the state. Ganduje gave the order in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, yesterday in Kano. He said the decision followed the display of dangerous weapons, including sticks,... read more »

Unrest As Traders Set Vigilante Office Ablaze in Umuahia
Unrest As Traders Set Vigilante Office A...

Unrest As Traders Set Vigilante Office Ablaze in Umuahia

Some angry traders at the popular Umuahia Timber Market, Abia State, yesterday set ablaze the office of the state Vigilante Service (AVGS) aka “Bakassi Boys” situated within the market. Our correspondent gathered that the traders burnt down the AVGS office after the Bakassi boys killed a trader... read more »

Police Confirm Killing of DSS Official by Soldiers in Ekiti

Police Confirm Killing of DSS Official by Soldiers in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has confirmed the killing of an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS) by three soldiers. The Public Relations Officer of the Command, Sunday... read more »

Unknown Gunmen Attack Police Station in Awka

Unknown Gunmen Attack Police Station in Awka

A divisional police station in Awka has been attacked by unknown gunmen. Eyewitnesses say an unconfirmed number of police officers were killed. The attack which lasted more than an hour had... read more »

BREAKING: Gunmen Attack Police Station in Abia

BREAKING: Gunmen Attack Police Station in Abia

Gunmen in the early hours of Monday razed Ubakala police station in Apumiri community, Ubakala in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State. Ubakala police station is located off... read more »

Mbaka apologises to Bishop, Catholic Church

Mbaka apologises to Bishop, Catholic Church

Fiery Enugu Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has apologised to the Catholic church over the attack and destruction of the Enugu Catholic Diocese Bishop’s Court and Holy Ghost... read more »

Police To Parade Uduak, Suspected Killer Of Akwa Ibom Job Seeker On Friday

Mob vandalises Akwa Ibom alleged Serial Rapist’s House, ‘arrests’...

Youths from Nnung Ikono Obio in the Oruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, on Tuesday, stormed the family house of Uduak Akpan, the prime suspect in the murder of a jobseeker, Iniubong... read more »