Ndume renews call for power rotation in Borno

Ndume renews call for power rotation in Borno

Former Leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, has renewed his call for Borno South Senatorial District to be allowed to produce the next governor of the state. Ndume made the call when he appeared as a guest on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja on Sunday. Read Also: Osun election: APC blasts PDP […]

Yobe: Cholera kills 61 persons

Yobe: Cholera kills 61 persons

Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the Commissioner for Health, stated this in a statement in Damaturu on Friday. Read Also: Saraki, a dangerous person – Shehu He said Acute Water Diarrhea (AWD) cases were reported in […]

Borno state:Boko Haram attacks Mailari village

Borno state:Boko Haram attacks  Mailari village

Reports on the death toll in Mailari, Borno state, differed. A local militia leader said six people had died but a survivor said up to 19 were killed. The militants ransacked and looted the village for two hours before leaving, witnesses added. The Boko Haram jihadist group has carried out numerous attacks in Borno state. […]

Jigawa: Girl cuts off boyfriend’s testicles

Jigawa: Girl cuts off boyfriend’s testicles

A 17-year-old girl, Ramatu Tafida, has cut off the manhood of her 25-year-old boyfriend, Mr Abdullahi Sabo, in Jigawa, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC) has said. AC Adamu Shehu, the corps Spokesman in the state, who confirmed this to our source in Dutse on Saturday, said the incident occurred in Babura Local Government […]

In Borno, suicide bomber kills 1 CJTF, injures 4In Borno, suicide bomber kills 1 CJTF, injures 4In Borno, suicide bomber kills 1 CJTF, injures 4

In Borno, suicide bomber kills 1 CJTF, injures 4In Borno, suicide bomber kills 1 CJTF, injures 4In Borno, suicide bomber kills 1 CJTF, injures 4

A male suicide bomber strapped with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has killed one Civilian JTF (CJTF) and injured four others at a security formation at Baga road area in Maiduguri. The Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations in the state, Mr Wakil Maye, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

Not so sir, Army panel tells General TY Danjuma

Not so sir, Army panel tells General TY Danjuma

The Nigerian Army on Friday said allegations against it by retired Gen. T.Y Danjuma that it colluded with militia in Taraba and refused to protect the people were untrue. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, made this known at a news conference in Abuja where he gave details of the findings of the […]

Adamawa villages bombed by Air Force, Amnesty claims

Adamawa villages bombed by Air Force, Amnesty claims

Nigeria’s Air Force killed at least 35 people in attacks on villages in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International claimed in a report released today. Air Force spokesman Olatokunbo Adesanya denied the Air Force had bombed any locations in the region or fired shots targeting people, saying it had opened fire to […]

Katsina: govt. spends N2bn on drainage constructions

Katsina: govt. spends N2bn on drainage constructions

The Katsina State Government says it has spent N2 billion on the construction standard drainage systems in 10 towns across the state in 2017. The Commissioner of Environment, Alhaji Hamza Faskari, said this on Monday in an interview with our source in Katsina. READ ALSO: Sokoto: 80 students escape death “Standard drainage systems were constructed in […]

Air force helicopter crashes in North East

Air force helicopter crashes in North East

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that one of its Mi-17 helicopters suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation in the North East. A statement by the Nigerian Air Force spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya in Abuja yesterday said the incident which occurred today (8 January 2018) resulted […]