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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Breaking: Kidnapped Schoolgirls in Zamfara Freed

The kidnapped 317 schoolgirls of Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State, have been released. The girls, abducted on Friday, were taken by bandits, who...

Kano Fixes Debate Between Controversial Islamic Scholar, Kabara, Other Muslim Sects...

The much awaited debate between a popular controversial Islamic scholar in Kano, Abduljabbar Kabara, and other Islamic sects has been fixed for March 7,...

FlashBack: NAF Jet Crash, Zamfara Abduction, Call for Gumi’s Arrest and...

There were tragic incidents in the country last week among which was the crash of a Nigerian Air Force jet. The incident threw the...

Zamfara abduction: Police Intensify Aerial Surveillance to Rescue School Girls – PPRO

The Police Command in Zamfara said  it has intensified aerial surveillance for the rescue of the 317 abducted students of Government Girls Science Secondary School,...

DSS Confirms Sacked Ganduje’s Aide in its Custody

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday confirmed the arrest and detention of the sacked Special Adviser on Media to Kano State governor,...

Abductions: Buhari Charges State, Local Government Officials to Protect Schools

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on school owners, particularly the state and local governments as well as religious organizations to scale up security around...

Again, Bandits Attack Kagara, Kill Four, Abduct at Least 11

Few hours after the release of the abducted students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger State, bandits have again attacked villages...

Lagos Reopens Third Mainland Bridge

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola have confirmed the successful completion of the maintenance and rehabilitation of Third...

Insecurity: Ganduje Fires Dawisu for Criticising APC as Nigerians Demand Release...

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has sacked his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, popularly known as Dawisu for his open criticism of...

Buhari Welcomes Release of Kagara Students, Staff, Urges School Owners to...

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the release of the abducted students and staff of the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State. According to a statement...

Breaking: Kidnapped Kagara Students, Staff Regain Freedom

The kidnapped students and staff of Government Science College Kagara have finally regained freedom from the bandits who abducted them in Rafi Local Government...

Khashoggi: U.S. Imposes Visa Ban on 76 Saudis

The United States on Friday slapped a visa ban on 76 Saudi individuals in what it calls the “Khashoggi Ban”. This followed a U.S. intelligence...

Timeline of Abductions in Nigeria in 2021

Kidnapping has recently become a recurring decimal in Nigeria as the North West is the most hit. Boko Haram in the North East and armed...

Insecurity: Kano Govt Orders Immediate Closure of 12 Boarding Schools

 The Kano State Government has ordered the immediate closure of 12 out of the over 50 boarding schools in the state to ensure the...

Sheikh Gumi and Negotiating with Bandits

Sheikh Gumi is not perfect. No one is, but he comes to me as a shrewd negotiator because he appears to be the first...

DSS Denies Attempt to Arrest Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services has denied attempting to arrest Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, the capital...

Zamfara Abduction: Stop Rewarding Bandits with Money, Buhari Warns Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari has suggested that the policy of rewarding bandits with cash and vehicles by  some state governments may be responsible for the...

Afenifere, Momodu, Kanu, Fani-Kayode, Others React to Sunday Igboho’s Attempted Arrest

Many notable Nigerians have lambasted the Federal Government for attempting to arrest a Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho on...

Zamfara Abduction: Giving States Control over Internal Security Now Necessity—Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said giving states control over internal security has become a necessity. Atiku said this while reacting to the abduction...

Osinbajo Kicks Against Crypto Ban, Calls for Regulation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to have a rethink on the ban placed on cryptocurrencies in the...

Bajowa Congratulates Akeredolu, Advises him to Industrialise Ondo

General Olu Bajowa (Rtd) has advised the  Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, to industrialise Ondo State in his final and second term...

UNICEF Condemns Kidnapping of Schoolgirls in Zamfara State

The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concern over the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata-Mafara Local Government of Zamfara State,...

Man Utd, Arsenal Handed Tricky Ties in Europa League R16

Manchester United have been drawn to face AC Milan in the round of 16 of the Europa League. The Red Devils played a goaless draw...

Former Federal High Court Chief Judge Kafarati Dies at 67

A former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, has died at the age of 67. Kafarati died of cardiac arrest on...

Insecurity: Ganduje’s Aide Tells Buhari to Resign, Says APC Govt at...

The Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Media, Salihu Yakasai, has advised President Mohammadu Buhari to deal with terrorists decisively or resign. Yakasia added that ...

Boeing 777 Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

A Boeing 777 flight on Friday made an emergency landing in Moscow owing to engine problems, the operating Rossiya Airlines has said. The aircraft, which...

N3.1bn Money Laundering: Court Adjourn Gabriel Suswam’s Trial till March

Justice A.R Mohammed of the  Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the money laundering trial of a former Governor of Benue State,...

Buhari Celebrates First indigenous NRC Boss, Elder Nath Okoro, at 90

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to the first indigenous Managing Director of Nigerian Railways Corporation (NRC), Elder Nath C.U. Okoro, on his...

Nigeria Records 634 New COVID-19 Cases, Six Fatalities 

Nigeria recorded 634 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced.The figure makes it one week of reporting less than...

Just in: Again Bandits Strike in Zamfara, Abduct 300 School Girls

Suspected bandits have kidnapped some students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara State. While details of the abduction...

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