Fulani Herdsmen Destroy Farms Belonging To Ex-Chief Of Naval Staff

Fulani Herdsmen Destroy Farms Belonging To Ex-Chief Of Naval Staff

Suspected Fulani herdsmen destroyed about 45 hectares of his 500-hectare farm of a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan who revealed this January, January 18. Afolayan’s cry is coming on the heels of fresh attacks by herdsmen in Benue State during which five people reportedly died. The former naval boss explained that the [&#...
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Fulani Herdsmen Strike Again, Kill Five In Fresh Benue Attacks

Fulani Herdsmen Strike Again, Kill Five In Fresh Benue Attacks

Barely a week after the mass burial of 73 persons killed in the January 1 and January 6, attacks, five persons have been killed in a renewed herdsmen attacks on Benue State. Sources said that the killings have spread to Okpokwu local government area of the sta...
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Herdsmen Killings: ‘Benue Leaders Should Have Waited For Buhari To Visit Them’ – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says some of his colleagues can’t confront President Muhammadu Buhari on the killings across the country because they want to be re-elected in 2019. Sani said this on Tuesday, January 16, on the floor of the s...
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Tragedy As Police Couple Die In Adamawa Barracks Fire Incident

A police Inspector, identified as Bobbo, his wife, Sgt. Grace, their daughter and a constable have been burnt to death in an early morning fire at Karewa Police Barrack in Yola. The Adamawa Command Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar, said the incident o...
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[PHOTOS] Customs Officers Flee After Shooting Dead Suspected Rice Smuggler In Lagos

Some operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service on Wednesday shot a man to death in the Oko-Oba area of Lagos State. The officials had reportedly chased a yellow commercial bus, popularly called Danfo, to the spot and opened fire on it. It was learnt that the ...
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‘Leave Politics For Politicians’ – Presidency Tells CAN

‘Leave Politics For Politicians’ – Presidency Tells CAN

The Presidency on Tuesday, January 16, advised the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Musa Asake, to stick to his religious duties and leave politics for politicians. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Public...
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Drama As PDP Senators Prevent Colleague From Defecting To APC

Drama As PDP Senators Prevent Colleague From Defecting To APC

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the Senate on Wednesday, January 17, stopped Sonni Ogbuoji, senator representing Ebonyi south, from defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking on the floor of the senate, Ogbuoji cited problems ...
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‘How DSS Tracked Kidnap Kingpin, Don Waney’ – Source

‘How DSS Tracked Kidnap Kingpin, Don Waney’ – Source

A top official of the Department of State Security on Wednesday, January 17, revealed how a kidnap kingpin, Don Waney, was tracked to his hideout in Enugu. Waney allegedly masterminded the killings of 23 worshipers on New Year’s Day, in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Nd...
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‘Nigerians Accept I Am Doing My Best’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 16, said Nigerians were accepting that his administration was doing its best, even if they were doing so grudgingly. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, th...
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‘Nigeria Is Now Being Painted With Blood’ – Dogara Laments

‘Nigeria Is Now Being Painted With Blood’ – Dogara Laments

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has lamented the killings in various parts of the country. In his address to lawmakers when they resumed from recess on Tuesday, January 16, Dogara frowned at the violence in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna, Rivers...
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