Gunmen abduct Varsity don in Nasarawa

A professor of mathematical science at the Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina state was on Monday abducted by unknown gunmen along Akwanga/Keffi highway. Professor Johnson Fatokun who was driving from Jos and heading toward Keffi at about 9:00pm on Monday was ambushed by some group of armed gangs. A survivor who spoke to newsmen in Lafia... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram Kidnaps 35 Passengers On Damaturu-Maiduguri Road

At least 35 commuters were on Friday abducted by Boko Haram insurgents along Damaturu-Maiduguri road. According to The Cable, the insurgents attacked a large convoy of commuters near Garin Kuturu in Jakana at about 5 pm on Friday. The insurgents, who reportedly appeared in military uniforms, were said to have mounted a roadblock on the... Continue Reading →

Ohanaeze to FG : don’t label IPOB as terrorist group

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on the Federal government to unlabeled the Indigenous people of Biafra as a terrorist group Ohanaeze frowned that those killing innocent citizens of Nigeria are walking the streets free without any harassment or hindrance, and wondered why IPOB should be called terrorists. The pro -Biafran group... Continue Reading →

18 Nigerian Army officers test positive for COVID-19

At least 18 Nigerian Army generals have tested positive for COVID-19, Channels Television reports Military sources told the TV station on Sunday that the infected army officers had contact with the General Officer Commanding (GOC), Six Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Major Gen. Olu Irefin, who died from COVID-19 complications last week. The... Continue Reading →

Why delay in defeat of Boko Haram, by minister

Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), has said lack of sophisticated modern weapons was impeding Nigeria’s successful fight against terrorism and conduct of other military operations nationwide. He claimed that some world powers were refusing to sell arms to the most populous black nation. Magashi, who spoke while commissioning the new office complex... Continue Reading →

Borno farm massacre: Military makes fresh claims, hints on actual number killed

The military has come up with further claims regarding the killing of rice farmers in Borno State. Addressing reporters in a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, military Spokesman, Major General John Enenche, suggested that the farmers were interacting with the insurgents before they were killed. According to the military, its sources informed it that... Continue Reading →

Borno massacre: Gov Zulum gives real reasons Boko Haram killed rice farmers, residents

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said the Boko Haram terrorist group is killing residents of the State for exposing them to the military. Babagana, who stated this through his spokesman, Isa Gusau, dismissed claims that the people of the State were not cooperating or giving intelligence to the military. Gusau, in a tweet,... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram leader, Shekau reveals number of farmers killed in Borno farm

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on Tuesday, revealed that the group killed 78 farmers and not 43. Boko Haram attacked the farmers who were harvesting rice at Zabarmari community, in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend. Over 40 deaths were earlier reported and Governor Babagana Zulum... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram: Recruit foreign mercenaries to fight insurgents – Borno gov, Zulum begs Buhari

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to engage the services of foreign mercenaries in flushing out Boko Haram from Nigeria. Zulum made the appeal while receiving a federal government’s delegation who where in the state to sympathise with them over the massacre of some rice farmers in Jere Local... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Army Shouldn’t Have Carried Live Ammunition to Lekki Toll Gate, Says Retired US Military Officer

A retired Captain from the United States Army, Bishop Johnson, has said that it is wrong and unethical for soldiers of the Nigerian Army to go to the scene of the Lekki tollgate civilian protest with live ammunition. The ex-U.S officer added that the soldiers were not supposed to be at the scene, and if... Continue Reading →

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