Dozens killed in ISWAP, B/Haram rival clash in Borno

Another fierce rival battle broke out between late Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram faction and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Thursday that led to the killing of a commander simply identified as “Kundu” and dozens of fighters. The fight…

Ibrahim Attahiru: Remembering a patriot and man of hope — Niran Adedokun

“General Attahiru always led from the front. I remember when we were at Operation Lafiya Dole. He was always abreast of events. It helped that I had been there ahead of him, so we could compare notes. Many things got…

Nigeria, going, going…? — Magnus Onyibe

Imagine a man standing at the edge of a cliff and a demon is standing behind him wielding a bazooka firearm menacingly, with the intent to blow the man off the cliff, or simply just give him a kick from…

Bandits, terrorists planning attacks on Lagos, FCT, Katsina, three others – NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC has placed all its state commands on alert following intelligence reports that elements of the Boko Haram Terrorists as well as those of Islamic State West Africa Province ISWAP have heightened plots…

Kuje prison break: why were terrorists kept in medium security prison?

The Kuje Prison break on Tuesday, 5th of July 2022 saw 879 prisoners escape, over 60 of whom are Boko haram terrorists; so far, according to reports, some 600 plus prisoners have been recaptured but none of the recaptured are…

Insecurity in Nigeria: Is Anyone Safe? — Gbubemi Atimomo 

Contemplations about Nigeria’s escalating security issues On September 11, 2001, the United States faced what is probably its worst terrorist attack on domestic soil. Two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York, while another one crashed into…

Bandits gun down farmers in Katsina

At least 15 farmers were reportedly killed when bandits stormed Gakurdi village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday. The development comes hours after over 40 farmers were slaughtered by Boko Haram fighters in Borno State. A…

Beware, con artists are on the prowl – Peju Akande

Every day I get inundàted by security alerts forwarded to me on Whatsapp, warning of the new ways robbers are devising to rob people. There are security alerts on kidnappings and even Boko Haram. These alerts are forgetting to warn…

Time for the government to throw in the towel -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Any fellow with even the minutest knowledge of boxing knows that when a boxer takes too much punishment in the ring his manager throws in the towel. This ends the fight, thus saving the boxer from further needless punishment that…

My kidnappers said, “We will jam again,” when I told them I would go back to school.

On the day I was kidnapped, the 22st of November, 2021, I was heading home by road for the holidays from school. I schooled at the Federal University of Technology, in Katsina state and was heading to Minna, Niger state…

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