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One Person Killed, Four Injured As Suspected Herders Attack Road Users In Benue

One person has been killed while four others were injured as suspected armed herders attacked commuters along Naka-Agagbe Road in Gwer West Local Government...

Gunmen Behead Labour Party Chieftain In Abia

A chieftain of the Labour Party (LP) in Abia State, Mr Maduka Zachary has been murdered by gunmen yet-to-be identified. It was learnt that the...

Delta Women Protest Herdsmen Attack, Rape

Hundreds of women from Ekakpamre community in Ughelli South local Government Area of Delta State, have called on the federal and state governments to...

Bandits Kill Police Officer’s 11-Year-Old Daughter In Zamfara

The eleven-year-old daughter of a police officer in Gusau, the Zamfara state capital has been kidnapped and killed by bandits. The bandits had stormed the...

20Yr Old Nursing Mother, 6 Others Abducted By Bandits In Bauchi

Six persons including a 20-year-old nursing mother have been abducted by bandits in Ningi and Toro Local Government Areas of Bauchi State. A reliable source...

We’re Taking Measures To Address Insecurity – Speaker Abbas

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas says the House is taking measures to nip in the bud the recent spate...

Bandits Kill Scores, Abduct Many Villagers In Zamfara Community

Gunmen suspected to be terrorists attacked Kwatar community, close to Gidan Zala, Kotorkoshi district of Bungudu Local Government Area in Zamfara State, killing scores...

‘Buhari’s Inaction, Heavy Handedness Worsened Insecurity’ – Sowore

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the February 25 general election, Omoyele Sowore has alleged that former President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

Gunmen Kill 7 Persons, Injure Others In Bauchi Communities

Seven persons have been gruesomely murdered by some unknown gunmen at Gara and Gamji villages in the Burra District of Ningi Local Government Area...

Bandits Break Walls To Abduct Nursing Mother, Four Young Women

A nursing mother, her 14-year-old son and four young women have been abducted by bandits who invaded a community in Zamfara State. According to reports,...

Three Killed As Bauchi Police Comb Bandits’ Hideouts

The Bauchi State Police Command says its operatives have killed two suspected bandits terrorizing Ningi Local Government Area and an informant during a raid...

Gunmen Kill Two, Burn Houses In Plateau

This happened on Wednesday night as the armed men were said to be passing through the communities. The incident came on the heels of an...

Gunmen Kill Five Plateau Villagers, Corpses Get Mass Burial

Despite the curfew imposed by the Plateau State Government to curb insecurity in the Mangu Local Government Area, gunmen, on Monday, allegedly killed five...

Gunmen Kill One, Kidnap Village Head’s Wife, Son In Bauchi

One person has been killed and one other injured following an invasion by gunmen on Monday at Magamin Kano Village in Ningi Local Government...

Gunmen Abduct Cleric, Kill Community Chief In Kwara

Iwo Community in Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State has been thrown into mourning since Friday night when some unknown gunmen suspected to...

Eight Killed In Plateau Fresh Attack

At least eight people have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen in Plateau state. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Friday...

Gunmen Kidnap PDP Chieftain In Akwa Ibom

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, Chief Eyo Edet. Edet, popularly called Eyo Aswang, was...

Gunmen Kill Pastor, 20 Others In Plateau

A pastor of the Church of Christ in Nation, Rev. Nichodemus Kim, and 20 others have been killed by suspected gunmen in Riyom and...

Abducted Catholic Priest Regains Freedom In Kaduna

Rev. Fr. Jeremiah Yakubu, the Kaduna Catholic Priest kidnapped on Sunday, has regained his freedom barely 24 hours after his abduction. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Uchechowe...

Troops Arrest 15 Notorious Gang Members Terrorising Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Hadin Kai, 7 Division Garrison have arrested a 15-man notorious Malian criminal gang after a major crackdown on...

Gunmen Kill One, Abduct Three In Bauchi — Police

The Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed that gunmen killed one person and abducted three others, including two community leaders in the Ningi Local...

Gunmen Kidnap Lecturer, Health Worker In Cross River

Gunmen have abducted a lecturer in the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) Dr. Iniudo George-Ukpong. This came barely twenty-four hours...

Bandits Kill 25 Farmers In Niger State

Bandits have reportedly killed 25 farmers and abducted several women and girls from various communities in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. The attack...

Terrorists Abduct Wife Of High Court Judge In Adamawa

Zainab Abbas, wife of a High Court judge has been kidnapped in Adamawa State. She was reportedly abducted at about 2 a.m on Wednesday at...

Gunmen Abduct 7-Year-Old Girl In Abuja Community

Gunmen have abducted a seven-year-old girl in Yangoji village, Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Suleiman Musa, a resident of the...

Gunmen Kidnap Three Family Members In Kogi

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped three family members in Kogi State. It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday night at Greenland community behind 500...

Zamfara Killlings: Buhari Led Us Here Not Tinubu – Shehu Sani

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has blamed ex-President Muhammadu Buhari for the recent massacre in Zamfara State. Sani made the remark while noting that...

Police Rescue Nine Abducted Children In Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command says it rescued nine children abducted by bandits from Gora-Namaye Community in Maradun Local Government Area of the state. The...

Gunmen Storm Abuja Community, Abduct 4

Gunmen have invaded the Mashafa area of Mpape in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in the early hours of Saturday. The gunmen, our correspondent gathered,...

Troops Kill Three Terrorists, Recover Weapons in Kaduna

Nigerian Army troops, Operation Forest Sanity have killed three terrorists and recovered arms and ammunition in Kaduna State. The operation took place on Thursday, June...

Police Kill Two Terrorists, Foil Kidnap Attempt In Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command said its operatives killed two terrorists when it foiled a kidnap attempt in Tani village in Bindawa Local Government...

Gunmen Kill Five In Rivers Community Over Failure To Provide N1m

Gunmen have killed five people in an attack on the Odiereke Ubie community in the Ahaoda West Local Government Area of Rivers State after...

Kidnapped Catholic Priest Regains Freedom In Imo

A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Mathias Opara, who was kidnapped by gunmen last Friday in Imo State has regained freedom. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Again, Gunmen Kidnap Imo Catholic Priest

Gunmen have on Friday kidnapped another Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Mathias Opara. The priest was abducted along Ejemekwuru-Ogbaku Road, a highway linking Oguta and Mbaitoli...

Cultist Storm Bar, Behead Man In Abia

Gunmen have reportedly stormed a bar and shot a man dead before proceeding to behead him in Aba, Abia State. According to reports, the incident...

Gunmen Shoot Three Policemen In Ebonyi

Three policemen were on Wednesday killed by gunmen in Ebonyi State. The development came barely 24 hours after hoodlums shot dead a police inspector at...

Police Arrest Four For Killing Herdsman In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the detention of four suspected killers of a herder whose body was dismembered at Ijagunre village in...

Gunmen Kill Police Officer At Checkpoint In Rivers

Gunmen terrorising Emohua axis of East West road have reportedly shot dead a police officer at a checkpoint in Rivers State. The victim was among...

Security Operatives Kill Four Suspected Kidnappers, Arrest Others

Security operatives have killed four suspected members of a deadly gang of kidnappers, who have specialised in terrorising motorists along Nkpor-Umuoji-Ideani road in Anambra...

Security: Things Buhari Has Achieved In Eight Years – Presidency

The Presidency has highlighted the impressive strides of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in checkmating security issues between 2015 and 2023. The Special Adviser to the...

Tinubu Will Inherit Boko Haram, ISIS, Ansaru, Gunmen, Bandits – Shehu Sani

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani has said the President-elect, Bola Tinubu will inherit an expanded war on terrorism. Sani disclosed that Tinubu would inherit...

Thanks To Buhari, Insecurity Would Have Been Worse – Femi Adesina

The Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari said insecurity would have worsened in Nigeria without the President’s input. Adesina made this...

Gunmen Abduct 29 Residents In Abuja

Gunmen have reportedly abducted no fewer than 29 villagers in the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The 29, which comprised men,...

Be At Alert, ISWAP Training Suicide Bombers To Attack Communities – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has disclosed that the terror group, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) is training suicide bombers in...

Over 100 Terrorists, Family Members Surrender In Borno – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that no fewer than 104 fighters of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP), have surrendered to Nigerian troops...

Three Kidnappers€™ Of Bethel Baptist School Students Arrested

Three suspects alleged to be involved in the kidnap of over 100 students of Bethel Baptist school, Kaduna, have been arrested by the police. The...

Bethel High: Bandits Release 10 Kaduna Baptist School Students

Bandits have released 10 of the remaining 31 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi, Kaduna state. Joseph Hayab, chairman of the Kaduna...

Bandits Capture Military Base In Zamfara, Kill 12 Officers

Armed bandits have overrun a Nigerian military base in Zamfara, marking a major setback in the campaign to curb violent crimes across the state. The...

No More Dialogue Or Amnesty For Bandits In Zamfara – Matawalle

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says his administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits in the state. He explained that the decision became necessary...

Nigeria’s Collective Future Is Under Threat – UN Tells Buhari Over Students’ Abduction

The United Nations has sent out warning to the Federal Government of Nigeria on the dangers of bandits and terrorists attack on schools, stating...

Bandits Going Nowehere Until They Are Given Amnesty – Sheikh Gumi

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, who visits bandits in the forest in order to 'negotiate for peace has again asked the Federal Government to...

#PDPIsTheSameAsAPC: PDP Is A Pathetic Terrorists Party – Aisha Yesufu

Popular activist, Aisha Yesufu, has described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a terrorists’ party. Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group said PDP is...

Matawalle’s Advise That Zamfara Residents Defend Themselves Is Great – FFK

Femi Fani-Kayode FFK has pitched his tent with Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on his advise that residents begin to defend themselves against...

Hannatu: Pregnant Mother Of 2 Abducted And Killed By Bandits In Zaria

A pregnant mother named Hannatu has met a terrible end of her life as she has been killed by bandits who abducted her alongside...

Buhari’s FG Knows Boko Haram Sponsors, They Are Top Politicians – Kunle Olawunmi

Nigerian Ex-naval chief, Kunle Olawunmi, has accused the Nigerian Defence authorities and President Buhari's administration of knowing the sponsors of the Boko Haram and...

32 More Bethel Baptist Students Regain Freedom

The bandits who abducted over 100 female students of Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi, Kaduna State have freed 32 more of the remaining...

Nigeria Is Becoming A Taliban Country – Ex-Naval Chief Kunle Olawunmi

Nigerian Ex-naval chief, Kunle Olawunmi, has accused the Nigerian Defence authorities of knowing the sponsors of the Boko Haram and terrorist group which have...

Zhullyyy Is The Modest Storyteller In Love With Muslimah Fashion

It's another Thursday in the beautiful world of modest beauty and a good time to soak in and enjoy Muslimah fashion. As we celebrate...

This Government Is Incompetent And Reprehensible And The Vice-president Is Not An Exception – Mr Macaroni

Online comedian Mr Macaroni has once again called out the government for failing the citizens and not fulfilling all it promised during their campaign...

Katsina Lawmakers Burst Into Tears Over Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari's home state lawmakers have burst into tears uncontrollably, crying openly over the recent attacks in communities across Katsina State. Honourables Dalhatu-Tafoki, representing...

Yahaya Bello Has Not Implemented ₦30,000 Minimum Wage – NLC

NLC expressed shock over the failure of the Kogi State Government to implement the N30,000 minimum wage. The Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello campaigning...

“It Will Never Be Well With All Of You”, Wife Of Killed Soldier, Sakaba Curses Army

Oluwaseun Sakaba, the wife of a late Nigerian soldier, Colonel Sakaba, who was killed by members of the Boko Haram back in 2018 has...

Bethel Baptist: Three More Abducted Students Escape From Bandits

Three more abducted students of the Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna were said to have escaped from their captors. They were subsequently found by security...

NIN-SIM Linkage: MTN Nigeria Loses 7.6m Subscribers In 6 months

The largest network by market share, MTN Nigeria has stated that it lost 7.6 million mobile subscribers in the first half of 2021. This is...

Bandits Demand Fresh N50 Million Ransom For Remaining 83 Bethel Baptist High School Students

Abductors of students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, have asked for a fresh N50 million ransom for the remaining 83 students in...

2020 Olympics, Bethel Students’ Release, BBNaija S6, Other Top Events Of The Weekend

1. After a full year delay caused by several scandals, and the spectre of the COVID-19 pandemic hanging over it, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

Bethel Baptist: Bandits Release 28 Abducted Students Of Kaduna Secondary School

Bandits have released 28 of the abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, after 20 days in captivity. Joseph Hayab, Kaduna state chairman...

FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline To October 31

The Federal Government has further extended the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to October 31, 2021. The Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde;...

Bethel Students’ Kidnappers Demand N500k Per Student, Promise Release

The kidnappers of the students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna have demanded an individual sum of 500,000 naira per student as ransom, totaling...

Bandits Kill 13 Police Officers In Zamfara

Bandits on Sunday killed 13 policemen and three others in an attack on Kurar Mota community in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Residents...

North Must Retain Presidency In 2023 – Northern State Lawmakers

Northern state legislators have said the North deserves to retain the presidency in 2023 because the South had ruled for 14 years while the...

I Wonder Why Nigerians Accept Me Despite Not Being Rich – President Buhari

President Buhari says he wonders why Nigerians accepted and voted for him “despite not being rich”.  The president stated this on Tuesday July 13, when he...

We Will Do Everything In Our Power To End Insecurity – President Buhari To N’assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his administration will deploy everything within its powers to end insecurity in Nigeria. This was stated on Tuesday by...

Declare State Of Emergency On Unemployment – Lawmakers Tell President Buhari

The house of representatives has called President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on unemployment in the country. This resolution was passed by...

“APC Will End After Buhari’s Tenure”, Elumelu Warns Defectors

The Minority Leader of the second chamber of the Nigerian National Assembly, the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, has sent words to Governors and...

Senate Rejects Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie, For INEC Commissioner’s Role

Nigerian Senate, on Monday, July 12, declined Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Onochie’s non-confirmation followed the...

FG’s NIN-SIM Linkage Is A Mess, Police Don’t Trace Bandits – Kidnap Victims

Some victims who have miraculously escaped and regained their freedom for bandits and gunmen have said the Federal Government's directive on the NIN-SIM linkage has...

NIA Budgets N4.87bn To Monitor Calls, Messages On Mobile Devices

The National Intelligence Agency NIA has said it needs the whooping sum of N4.87bn to track, intercept and monitor calls and messages on mobile...

Borno State To Send 200 Students To UNLAG – Governor Zulum

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has said, his administration will sponsor 200 citizens to specialise in different courses at the University of Lagos,...

Stop This Denial, You Are A Member Of APC – PDP To Onochie

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has derided All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart and President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie, for denying her life in...

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