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Amotekun Official Shoots Policeman in Oyo
Amotekun Official Shoots Policeman in Oy...

Amotekun Official Shoots Policeman in Oyo

A member of the Oyo State Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, has allegedly shot and injured a police officer, identified as Fatai Yekini. reports say Yekini who is a special police constable attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, was shot at the Sanga area in Oyo town on Sunday by the Amotekun... read more »

Explosion Hits Wike Father’s Church, Police Nab Suspects
Explosion Hits Wike Father’s Church, Pol...

Explosion Hits Wike Father’s Church, Police Nab Suspects

The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has nabbed three suspects for allegedly detonating explosives at a church, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt. The church, Christian Universal Church International is reported to be owned by the father of Rivers State Governor,... read more »

North, Worst Place to be, Insecurity Underreported – Sultan of Sokoto   
North, Worst Place to be, Insecurity Und...

North, Worst Place to be, Insecurity Underreported – Sultan of Sokoto   ...

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has claimed that the North ranks as the most insecure region in the country. He disclosed this at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Nigeria inter-religious Council in Abuja, themed, ‘Questioning for peace in the challenges of insecurity and... read more »

Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Why We Won’t Disclose Identity of Soldiers Deployed - Army
Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Why We Won’t Di...

Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Why We Won’t Disclose Identity of Soldiers Deploye...

The Nigerian Army has said that it will reveal the identities of its personnel who were deployed in Lekki toll gate on October 20, 2020. This was disclosed by acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and 81 Division’s spokesperson, Major Osoba Olaniyi. Amnesty international and other groups... read more »

Cameroon School Shooting an Atrocity tha...

Cameroon School Shooting an Atrocity that Underscores the Urgency of Protec...

Humanitarian body, Amnesty International has condemned the killing of eight school children inside their classroom by gunmen in Kumba, South West region of Cameroon on Saturday. The body in a statement issued on its verified Twitter, obtained by African News Today said that the killing amounted to... read more »

Scores of Children Killed as Gunmen Invade School Cameroon

Scores of Children Killed as Gunmen Invade School in Cameroon

At least six children have been killed and eight injured in Cameroon on Saturday as gunmen invaded a school, shooting recklessly in an area where separatist insurgents have been on... read more »

Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflame in Onitsha, Anambra

Protesting Youths Set Zik’s Statue Aflame in Onitsha, Anambra

Enraged youths on Thursday set ablaze the statue of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in Onitsha Anambra State. The perpetrators are suspected to be thugs who hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS... read more »

TVC Resumes broadcast After Being Vandalised

TVC Resumes broadcast After Being Vandalised

Following a four days hiatus due to an attack of its headquarters in Lagos by irate youths, Television Continental (TVC) has resumed broadcasting. A group of angry youths had attacked... read more »

IPOB: Wike Declares Manhunt for Stanley Mgbere, Places N50m Bounty

IPOB: Wike Declares Manhunt for Stanley Mgbere, Places N50m Bounty

Governor Nyeson Wike of Rivers State has placed a N50 million bounty on a leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) identified as Stanley Mgbere. The governor reiterated its ban on the... read more »

Ebonyi State Government Imposes Curfew as Violence Erupts

Ebonyi State Government Imposes Curfew as Violence Erupts

Ebonyi State governor, David Nweze Umahi has declared 24-hour curfew in the state to mitigate the spate of violence in the state. The curfew comes after thugs on Wednesday set ablaze two police... read more »