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Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Saturday that Nigerian senators have expressed strong reservations about President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to properly communicate his administration’s plan to spend $1 billion on arms procurement. Saraki stated this at a retreat for lawmakers in Jos on Saturday. He said and I quote “Already, some senators are angry “Just […]

Israeli fighter jets targeted a Hamas “military target” in northern Gaza Monday in response to Palestinians infiltrating the border and laying bombs the previous day, the army said.There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from Gaza. The Israeli strike came a day after suspects crossed the northern Gaza border fence, leaving “explosive devices” […]

The Federal Government on Sunday said the bank robbery at Offa in the Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Thursday in which over 30 persons died and millions of naira stolen shocked and grieved the nation. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who said this during a condolence visit to […]

Troops of the Nigerian Army under the Operation Lafiya Dole said they rescued 54 women and 95 children held in Boko Haram captivity in Yerimari Kura, an area in Borno State. The military said after the rescue on Saturday, soldiers also killed three Boko Haram insurgents and captured five others. According to army the rescued […]

Presidential spokesperson Garba Shehu has said President Muhammadu Buhari will leave the country on Monday for an official visit to Britain. In a statement on Sunday evening Shehu said the president is due to hold discussions on Nigeria – British relations with Prime Minister Theresa May, prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings scheduled […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it cannot investigate a former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, who recently confessed to rigging previous elections in the country in favor of the People’s Democratic Party. The Electoral Act (Sections 149 and 150), gives INEC powers to prosecute electoral offenders but does not give the commission the […]

South Korea’s former president Park Geun-Hye was jailed for 24 years on Friday for corruption, closing out a dramatic fall from grace for the country’s first woman leader who became a figure of public fury and ridicule. A trial which lasted more than 10 months ended with Park being found guilty on multiple criminal charges, […]

Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, and stakeholders from civil society organisations yesterday in Abuja expressed concern over the nation’s 2019 election and disturbances across the country. The stakeholders were worried that the atmosphere of do or […]

The Police in Benue State, on Friday, said they have recovered 10 bodies suspected to be that of the victims of an attack, scattered around bushes in some villages in the state. Fresh attacks were earlier reported in some communities in Benue State on Thursday night. The attack was carried out by gunmen suspected to […]

Members of the House of Representatives from Benue State on Thursday raised the alarm over fresh killings by herdsmen in the state. The lawmakers, who spoke at the National Assembly in Abuja, demanded full military presence in Benue communities constantly under attacks by herdsmen as against ad hoc operations such as the current Operation Cat […]

Gunmen have killed six people including a village head in an attack on Sarari village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Although the Kaduna police command is yet to confirm the incident, an indigene of the area said that the attack which occured on Thursday afternoon, left about eight people seriously injured. According […]

Good afternoon Gentlemen, and thank you for honouring our invitation despite the short notice. I am hoping you got to our premises without much difficulty. Following the widely reported incident that occurred on Saturday 24th March, 2018 when Mbum Ferdinand a staff of Jay FM Jos was assaulted and abducted after an invasion of our […]


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