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Kaduna Jet Crash: Abubakar Sets Up Investigation Panel

Kaduna Jet Crash: Abubakar Sets Up Investigation Panel

Patrick Aigbokhan Following the crash of Nigerian Air Force Dornier-228 aircraft, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff, has set up a panel to investigate circumstances surrounding the crash of the aircraft. Air Commodore Dele Alonge, Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, disclosed the development in a statement issued in Abuja on […]

Loot: Bauchi Govt. Recovers 72 Cars, Others From Ex-officials

Loot: Bauchi Govt. Recovers 72 Cars, Others From Ex-officials

Patrick Aigbokhan No fewer than 72 cars and a number of generator sets allegedly looted by officials of the past government of Bauchi State have so far been recovered by the current administration in the state. Mohammed Abubakar, the state governor, disclosed the development to State House correspondents on Wednesday shortly after meeting Vice President […]

Helicopter Crash: Rescuers Still Searching For More Bodies

Helicopter Crash: Rescuers Still Searching For More Bodies

Search exercise by operatives of emergency agencies still continues as some of the bodies of victims on board the Bristow Helicopter, which plunged into Lagos lagoon in Owonroshoki on Wednesday, are yet to be discovered. The operatives of the emergency agencies on Thursday morning resumed the search for two missing persons on board the Helicopter. […]

Lalong Lobbies TETfund For Interventions in State Tertiary Institutions

Lalong Lobbies TETfund For Interventions in State Tertiary Institutions

Chris Steven, Abuja Worried by the state of facilities in most of the state owned tertiary institutions, Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong has cried to the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund) to extend its interventions to the Plateau state University, Plateau state Polytechnic and the state College of Education. The Governor who was on a […]

Defence Hdq Condemns Orchestrated CNN Report On A Purported Interview With A Soldier

Defence Hdq Condemns Orchestrated CNN Report On A Purported Interview With A Soldier

The Defence headquarters on Friday said the the Military Leadership is concerned, committed and focused on the ongoing fight against terror. The Defence headquarters in a statement posted on its website, @ defenceinfo.mil.ng also condemned the orchestrated blackmail propaganda by entrenched interests as clearly illustrated by the ultra-biased CNN report will not deter the Military. […]

Scores Killed As Bombers Hit Police Station In Potiskum

Unconfirmed number of people are said to have died Saturday when two suicide bombers, arrested by police in a vehicle, blew themselves up in the main police station in Potiskum, Yobe state While details are still sketchy, witnesses, reports say rescue efforts continued late Saturday. On Friday evening, the army repelled an attack by insurgents […]

Boko Haram Seizes Army Base In Baga Town

The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and eyewitnesses say. A senator in Borno state said troops had abandoned the base in the town of Baga after it was attacked on Saturday. Residents of Baga, who fled by boat to neighbouring Chad, said many […]

Several People Injured In Gombe Church Suicide Blast

Several People were said to have been injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside an evangelist church in Gombe on Thursday. There were no deaths recorded as the bomber was restrained from entering the church before he detonated the explosive. According to Abubakar Yakubu, head of Nigerian Red Cross in Gombe said, “There […]

15 Killed As Boko Haram Attack Borno Town

Suspected Islamist militants opened fire in a remote town in northeast Nigeria, killing at least 15 people, witnesses and a security source said. The attack on Monday night targeted Kautikari, near the Cameroon border, just 10 kilometres from the village of Chibok, where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April. They remain captives. “The […]

15 Killed, 34 Injured In Kano Suicide Blast

The Police say at least 15 have been recovered from the scene of the bomb blast at the Federal College of Education, Kano. A statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by the force spokesman, Acting Commissioner of Police, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, said another 34 persons were injured. The Police said that two armed men detonated […]


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