Plateau killings: Group blows hot over fresh crisis, fingers Jang

Plateau killings: Group blows hot over fresh crisis, fingers Jang

Chris Steven, Abuja Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has raised concern over the renewed killings in Plateau State. The Centre, while condemning the fresh outbreak of violence in the state, described the killings as barbaric and inhumane while calling on the relevant international bodies to immediately document them with a view to […]

Kano appoints Gawuna new deputy governor

Kano appoints Gawuna new deputy governor

Chris Steven, Abuja The Kano State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna as the new deputy governor of the state. This followed the resignation Hafiz Abubakar, in August 2018 as the deputy governor of the state. Abubakar later defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Governor Umar Ganduje had on Monday […]

Normalcy returns to Borno community, CJTF, locals confirm

Normalcy returns to Borno community, CJTF, locals confirm

Chris Steven, Abuja Following Boko Haram’s latest strike in Borno State, some members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and residents of the community say peace has been restored. Many people were reportedly killed after insurgents dressed in military uniforms carried out an attack in Gundumbali  town in Guzamala Local Government Area. Local residents […]

Okada Rider drugged by 19-Year-Old Girl in an attempt to snatch his motorcycle

Okada Rider drugged by 19-Year-Old Girl in an attempt to snatch his motorcycle

The Police Command in Katsina State has arrested a 19-year-old girl, Zinatu Abubakar, who allegedly drugged a commercial motorcycle operator and attempted to snatch his motorcycle. A statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isa, made available to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina, said the suspect belonged to a syndicate operating in the […]

8 persons including a pastor, his wife and three children killed in latest Plateau attack

8 persons including a pastor, his wife and three children killed in latest Plateau attack

A pastor and his family were killed and 95 houses burnt after unknown gunmen invaded Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau yesterday Wednesday, August 29th.  Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Terna Tyopev, said the attackers hit the community in the early […]

Borno 2019 and the Southern Borno Conundrum

Borno 2019 and the Southern Borno Conundrum

By Abba Ali As the elections draw nearer, there have been lots of political calculations in the polity, especially at the state level. This trend is more pronounced in states where the governor is not seeking reelections. And as natural, the struggle to succeed him takes center stage. In times past, I have advocated in […]

Suicide bomber killed 8 worshippers in Borno

Suicide bomber killed 8 worshippers in Borno

A suicide-bomb attack at a mosque in the Mainari area of Konduga, Borno State, claimed the lives of eight worshippers in the early hours of Monday, July 23, 2018. According to a report, a security source and a local resident confirmed that a male suicide bomber detonated his explosives at about 5:15am, leaving five people […]

Court Warns Kogi Legal Practitioner to Abide by Bail Conditions

Court Warns Kogi Legal Practitioner to Abide by Bail Conditions

Bayo Oyewale Lokoja A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja has warned a lawyer, Mr Julius Elukpo to abide by his bail conditions or face the full wrath of the law. The presiding Chief Magistrate Mr Seidu Hussain gave this warning in Lokoja on Thursday. Hussein  who was reacting to a submission made by the […]

Group accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of fuelling armed conflict in Taraba

Group accuses TY Danjuma, Ishaku of fuelling armed conflict in Taraba

Chris Steven, Abuja A socio-political group, Middle Belt Conscience Guard has accused the former Chief of Army Staff, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) and the Taraba State governor, Arc. Diarus Ishaku of fueling armed conflicts in Taraba State and its environ. The group made the allegation on Sunday in Abuja at a Press conference addressed by […]

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