“They said they would eat us”- rescued Jangebe girls recount ordeal

One of the victims of last Friday’s Zamfara Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, abduction, Hafsat Anka, said the captives threatened to kill, fry and eat them if they misbehaved. Hafsat, while narrating her ordeal to the News Agency of Nigeria…

COVID-19: Nigeria records 381 new cases, highest number in single day

Nigeria has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections in single day with 381 new cases on May 7, bringing the total to 3,526. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a tweet on Thursday night…

60 Lagos-bound men intercepted in truck conveying cows

Some security personnel, on Monday, intercepted about 60 men hiding in a truck that was conveying cows to Lagos State at the Berger end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It was gathered that the travellers, who reportedly came from Zamfara and…

Banditry: Army bans motorcycles in Zamfara, Kano, Katsina, four others (Punch)

The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of seven states. The states are: Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger. The Army said it observed the use of motorcycles by bandits, kidnappers,…

ANN faction returns to party (Guardian)

A faction of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has returned to the fold after leaving the party, following the fallout of its presidential primary that produced Fela Durotoye as the flag-bearer for next year’s general elections. The faction, consisting…

Security: FG, governors explore decentralisation of policing in Nigeria

Short of constitutional amendment, the Federal Government and state governors have resolved to explore how the operations of the Nigeria Police can be decentralised in order to improve the level of policing and security in the country. “This is one…

In defence of the Fulani in our midst -Reuben Abati

State of the nation: In the last two weeks, over 200 persons in Plateau State were reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen, 45 villages were ransacked and sacked and those villages we are told have been taken over by Fulani, and…

World Refugee Day: Sesor calls for renewed commitment to rebuild lives of displaced persons

Sesor has joined the international community to commemorate the 2018 World Refugee Day, Wednesday, June 20, while calling for renewed commitment to help the displaced rebuild their lives. This year with the theme ‘Now more than ever, we need to…

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