We‘ll shame, disgrace terrorists in 2021 – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian army will shame and disgrace the Boko Haram and the Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in 2021. Buratai gave the assurance at a sit-out night to usher in the 2021 New Year at the TY Buratai Institute for War and Peace, […]

Zulum worried over abductions on Damaturu-Maiduguri road

BORNO State Governor Prof Babagana Zulum is upset over the incessant abduction of travellers and villagers along the Damaturu/Maiduguri road, by suspected Boko Haram elements. The governor who visited Jakana village, one of the red spots along the highway in the wake of last Friday’s abduction of over 30 travellers was particularly angry that the […]

North elders, JNI attack Buhari over schoolboys abduction

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday came under the hammer of Northern elders and the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) over weekend’s abduction of 333 students of the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State. While the elders lamented that the “President’s idea about insecurity has proved inadequate to deal with the threat to our lives […]

Boko Haram leader, Shekau, claims responsibility for abduction of Katsina students

The leader of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, has claimed responsibility for the abduction of more than 300 schoolboys from the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, in Katsina State, on Friday, December 11. In a short voice message Shekau released on Tuesday, December 15, the Boko Haram leader said “he and his brothers were behind kidnapping […]

Driver burnt alive at Ondo monarch’s palace

Two persons have been confirmed killed in the attack on the traditional ruler of Isinigbo in Akure North local government area, Oba Samuel Fadahunsi. The persons were a driver of the Monarch and one of his brothers. Ondo Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, who confirmed the killings said the brother of the monarch was shot […]

Ships risk detention over cybersecurity

Ships that fail to comply with cybersecurity code of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) may face detention from January 1, 2021. This comes as the IMO identified the management of cybersecurity as a key aspect of safety as technology becomes essential in ship operations. The group has identified cybersecurity as a major risk to be […]

Buhari must resign now – Nigerians reacts to Boko Haram killing of Borno rice farmers

Some aggrieved Nigerians on Monday called for the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. They made the call following the spate of insecurity in the country and Boko Haram’s latest killings in Borno State. Recall that Boko Haram terrorists had beheaded over 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, over the […]

NEWSEnd SARS: Lai Mohammed under fire for threatening to sanction CNN

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has criticized Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture over his comments on the investigative report by Cable News Network, CNN, on the shooting at the Lekki toll gate. HURIWA, a frontline Rights group, described Mohammed’s comments as unbridled, irrational, irresponsible, emotional, and totally provocative. Mohammed had threatened […]