June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Taraba Attack: Bandits More Desperate To Kill, Says Gov Ishaku

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku has expressed shock over the killing of six soldiers of the 93 Battalion, Takum in an ambush by bandits during a military operation in Takum Local Government Area of the state.   He also expressed worry about the fate of the Commanding officer of the Battalion who was declared […]

Angry Youths In Sokoto Stone, Burn Female Student To Death For Alleged Blasphemy

Some youths in Sokoto state have stoned and burnt a female student to death for what they believed is blasphemy against the Islamic Prophet Muhammed.   The lady, identified simply as Deborah, was a student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto state.   According to a viral video , Deborah, who was […]

We Won’t Hesitate To Join NATO If…’, Finland President, PM warns Russia

Finland’s president and the Prime Minister said, on Thursday, they were in favour of joining NATO and a formal decision would be taken this weekend, after Russia’s war in Ukraine sparked a swift u-turn in opinion.   “Finland must apply for NATO membership without delay,” President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin said in […]

Army Arrests Soldier Selling Ammunitions To Bandits In Zamfara

The Nigerian Army has arrested a serving soldier with 1,000 rounds of ammunitions which he intended to sell to terrorists for N1 million.   The soldier, attached to the Forward Operations Base (FOB) in Galadi, Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara State, was arrested for selling ammunitions and military uniforms to armed bandits in the […]

Three Feared Dead, Many Injured As Explosion Rocks Kogi

No fewer than three persons were feared dead and many others injured in an explosion that occurred in Kabba, Kogi late on Wednesday.   Sources told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred at a beer parlour around Lewu Junction in Kabba town.   The source said that the incident occurred at […]

Bandits Invade Benue Community, Kill Four, Injure Others

Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Tuesday night, reportedly, stormed Ayilamo community, in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, killed four persons and injured several others   A source in the community, Paul Akase, who said he escaped miraculously, said that the gunmen stormed the community and started shooting indiscriminately when people were fast […]

Lagos Police Arrest Man Over Death Of Co-Worker

A 20-year old-man simply identified as Mike has been arrested by the police over the death of his co-worker identified as Joshua during a brawl.   The suspect was said to have stabbed his co-worker on the neck during a brawl following an argument. Both men reportedly work at a car wash in Abesan Estate, […]

Catholic Priest Dies In Bandits’ Custody Two Months After Abduction

Mr Joseph Bako, a reverend father of the Catholic Church in Kaduna State who was kidnapped by bandits two months ago, has died in the custody of his abductors.   The victim reportedly spent eight weeks in captivity before his death.   Although the police authorities have yet to confirm the incident, the Chancellor of […]