Gunmen Hit Taraba Again, Kill Four

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Thursday night struck in Ngutsen village, Wurojam Ward, Gasol Local Government Area of Taraba State, killing at least four persons. The strike by the gunmen came just a few hours after the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, raised the alarm that there are plans to attack the state again by gunmen. Ishaku said no...

Army To Begin Operation Python Dance III, Others Soon, Says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has disclosed that the Nigerian Army would soon deployed its personnel to various parts of the country to contain ongoing threat to security in the country. He said the troops would be deployed under Special Forces, such as Operation Python Dance III in the Southeast, Operation Crocodile Smile III in the...

BBNaija ‘Double Wahala’: Viewers Displeased With Biggie’s Voice

Some Television viewers of the ongoing Big Brother Naija ( BBNaija ) “Double Wahala’ reality show, have taken to twitter to register their displeasure over the `change’ of Big Brother’s a.k.a `Biggie’ voice. They stated that the change from a deep baritone voice used in last season to this season’s calmer voice is disrupting the fun of the show. ‘Biggie’, acts...

Ekwueme Buried In Anambra

Anambra State stood still on Friday as Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s former Vice President was laid to rest in Oko, his home town. The burial had in attendance the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as well as Goodluck Jonathan, former President of Nigeria. Top government officials, close friends and family members gathered to pay their lasts respect to the 85-year-old elder...

Benue Killings: Keep Your Differences, Lets Fight Insecurity – Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called on the people to set aside their political differences and support the government in tackling insecurity in the state. Ortom Ortom made the call when he received Mr Joseph Tondo, the state Chairman, Conference of Nigeria Political Parties,  and other members of the coalition on a condolence visit to him in Makurdi...

Federal University Ebonyi Renamed Alex Ekwueme University

The Federal Government has renamed the Federal University in Ebonyi State as Alex Ekwueme University. The university is located in Ndufu Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi. Late Alex Ekwueme Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo announced the honour today at the funeral rites for the former vice-president at the St John of the Divine Church, Oko Anambra state. The ceremony was attended by...

IGP In Closed-Door Meeting With Senators Over Benue Killings

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris is currently in a closed-door meeting with the Senate over the recent killings by herdsmen in Benue state. IGP Idris K. Ibrahim, Mr. Idris is appearing before the Senate’s joint Committee on Police Affairs and Intelligence to give reasons why he did not comply with the 14 days ultimatum earlier given...

CJN Sets July 16 Deadline For Stoppage Of Manual Communication With Courts

The Supreme Court has set July 16 as deadline for stoppage of manual servicing of processes and other forms of communication with legal practitioners in the country. Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), gave the deadline during the formal presentation of the newly retrofitted Court and Legal Email, at the Supreme Court on Friday in Abuja. Chief...

After Burying 63 Victims In One Day, Governor Says There Is Plan To Attack Taraba In 10 Days

The Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has said there is a plan to attack the state in the next 10 days. The Governor, who spoke on Thursday when he received the leadership of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, said despite the fact that the information had been passed to security agencies, he was not aware that any action...

Jonathan, Dickson, Ijaw Leaders To Buhari, APC: Be Sincere With Restructuring Agenda

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Thursday led a high powered delegation of Ijaw leaders to former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, to deliberate on the report of the All Progressives Congress Committee on Restructuring. Jonathan, the governor and the top Ijaw leaders called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the APC to be sincere with the implementation...