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There is panic among Abuja residents as police officers on Tuesday clashed with suspected Shiites protesters in the Federal Capital Territory. Residents report that the police vehicles were seen chasing the protesters who in turn hurled stones and other objects at them. The security agents are reported to have teargassed the protesters, thereby causing panic […]

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has reiterated that Lagos State has the potential to become Africa’s tourism hub. According to the minister, the Federal Government will support it in developing the sector. The minister said this on Monday in Lagos, at the Lagos Tourism Summit with the theme; “Destination Lagos: Towards a […]

The Nigeria Military on Tuesday said four armed herdsmen have been killed and about 20 other suspects arrested in Benue State. Benue State has been a hotbed of herdsmen-farmers crisis which has led to several attacks that has left many dead, most notably on New Year’s Day. This resulted in military intervention in the Benue […]

The Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has revealed plans to establish a special school for the blind and physically challenged in the state as a way of helping them get a more meaningful life. The Governor disclosed this at the Government House in Owerri the Imo state capital while receiving the Minister for State for […]

The Borno Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a female suicide bomber at the Bakassi Internally Displaced camp in Maiduguri. According to a statement by Police Public Relations Officer, Edet Okon in Maiduguri, the suicide bomber was arrested by men of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal team, on Tuesday at about 6: 50 a.m. […]

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders have allegedly killed 32 Tiv villagers at various locations across the southern senatorial district of Nasarawa State. The coordinated attacks reportedly took place on Saturday and Sunday. It was learnt that the attacks were carried out simultaneously in Awe, Keana, Obi and Doma local government areas of the state, […]

Federal health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions says it will on Tuesday (today) embark on an indefinite strike following the failure of the Federal Government to implement the agreement it reached with health workers last year. JOHESU said this in a statement signed by its National Chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah; and […]

The National Youth Service Corps, will on Thursday, April 19, commence Orientation Course for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ service year. The scheme made the announcement on its official Facebook page and Twitter handle respectively. It urged all Prospective Corps Members PCMs who have been mobilised for the service year to ensure they adhere to all […]

Four police officers were killed and about 11 others are still missing after some gunmen, on Sunday, laid an ambush on police officers in Benue State. The attack occurred when the police officers were on a patrol from Anyibe to Ayilamo in Logo Local Government Area of the state. One of the residents confirmed that […]

The police in Abuja have again dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria with tear gas. The Shiite members were protesting the continued incarceration of their leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakyzaky on Monday at Maitama, when armed policemen swooped on them, firing tear gas canisters at them. at Maitama, when armed policemen swooped on […]

Less than 24 hours after soldiers drafted to maintain peace in some parts of Taraba State were withdrawn, five persons have been killed by unknown gunmen at Sabon Gida in Donga Local Government Area of the state. The Chairman of the local government area, Nashuka Ipeyen, who confirmed the killings to journalists, said four persons […]

Military top brass from across Africa on Monday kicked off a conference co-hosted by the United States aimed at boosting cooperation between countries fighting extremist groups. The African Land Forces Summit brings together “land force chiefs from across Africa for candid dialogue” to improve security. Military leaders from almost every country on the continent — […]


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