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September 14, 2018 2:33 PM 2019 polls: SDP raises alarm over election violence, killings

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Friday raised the alarm that the country may return to the dark days of election violence, Killings and thuggery in the 2019 general elections. It also condemned the presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly refusing to expand the democratic space for the opposition political parties across 29

September 3, 2018 10:32 AM Plateau killings: Police confirm 11 persons killed, 12 injured in Jos South

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed that eleven persons were killed last night in Latya and Lakwandet communities, close to Gura Topp in Rayfield Jos South LGA of Plateau State by unknown gunmen. According to the spokesman of the Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, “On the 02/09/2018 at about 20:30 hours, the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received 22

August 28, 2018 12:41 PM Killings: Army arrests suspected cattle rustler, recovers 49 cows in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, under Operation Whirl Punch have arrested a suspected cattle rustler and recovered 49 cows from him in Gawgawda village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Muhammad Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Tuesday. Dole said the troops 23

August 28, 2018 7:55 AM Herdsmen vs Farmers: What will curb killings – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said an initiative on dairy farming being championed by the Kingdom of Denmark and the Kaduna State government would go a long way in curbing clashes between cattle herders and farmers in the country. Receiving Mr Torben Gettermann, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark in a farewell audience at the State House 20

August 24, 2018 6:10 PM Kaduna: El-Rufai imposes curfew after deadly clash

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has imposed a curfew on the two communities where deadly clash occurred on Friday. The curfew, which takes immediate effect, will be between the hours of 7pm and 7am until further notice. El-Rufai has also visited the families of two youths who were killed in Kwaru and Ungwan Yero communities. During the visit 25

August 24, 2018 7:34 AM Biafra: Uwazuruike begins collection of tax

The leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has announced the sale of 2018 Biafra Income Tax regime. Uwazuruike said the measure “is part of its annual exercise aimed at achieving the independence of Biafra without violence.” This was part of a statement signed by Chief Uwazuruike’s Personal Assistant on Media and Publicity 25

August 21, 2018 6:46 AM Eid-el-Kabir: How Muslims, Christians can stop killings – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has congratulated Muslim counterparts across the country as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. CAN’s president, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, in a congratulatory statement signed by his media aide, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, on Monday in Abuja urged all Muslims faithful in the country to trace their steps to ‘Father 20

August 7, 2018 8:24 AM HRW decries “short” sentences for 3 Congo peacekeepers guilty of murder –

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday decried the “short” sentences for three Congo Republic peacekeepers who murdered 11 civilians. A court in the Congolese capital Brazzaville sentenced each of the soldiers to three years in prison each in April for the killings of 11 civilians committed in 2014 while the soldiers were serving in an African Union peacekeeping 18

August 6, 2018 1:13 PM 44 People Shot In 14 Hours In One Day

A shocking Chicago police record has shown that 44 people were shot with 5 of the victims loosing their lives on Sunday. In at least one incident, shooters opened fire into a crowded street party, Waller said. Of the wounded who reported an age, the oldest was 62 and the youngest 11. Before the particularly violent Sunday, there were six shootings 20

August 4, 2018 9:32 AM Omokri speaks on alleged plot to kill Rev Father Mbaka under Jonathan

Reno Omokri, former aide to immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday called out the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka for wrongly accusing the past administration. Omokri said the fiery cleric wrongly accused Jonathan of trying to kill him while he was in power. He said Mbaka also lied in his prophecy 20