2019: Growing insecurity threatens polls 

By OBINNA EZUGWU It's a little more than a month to the February 2019 general elections, but for a vast number of communities affected by...

Herdsmen invade Catholic Church, murder two priests, 17 others in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed two priests and 17 worshippers  at St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Ayar, Gwer east Local Government area...

Community threatens to set tank farms on fire in Lagos

Worried by the persistent pollution of their waters, residents of Ibasa/Ijegun Egba community, in Lagos, have vowed to set ablaze tank farms sited within...

Lagos reaffirms zero tolerance for criminal activities

The Lagos State government has reassured residents of its ability to combat all forms of crime within the State just as it reaffirmed its...

Recruitment of 10,000 policemen to gulp N8.6bn

Mike Okiro, chairman, Police Service Commission (PSC), on Thursday disclosed that the sum of N8.6 billion is required for the recruitment of 10,000 policemen. From...

Counter-insurgency: Nigerian army establishes new division in northern Borno

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Wednesday announced the establishment of the Nigerian Army 8 Division located in the northern part...

Bayelsa police arrest 5 suspected kidnappers

The police in Bayelsa on Thursday said detectives from the Anti-Kidnapping/Anti-Vice Unit had arrested five suspected kidnappers. Mr Asinim Butswat, a DSP, and the spokesman...

Army cautions Islamic Movement of Nigeria against inciting comments

The Nigerian Army has warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria to desist from making misleading comments, capable of breaching public peace and...

Military has met December dealine on Boko Haram, says FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Wednesday that the Nigerian military had met the December deadline to defeat the...
Soldiers fire shots in Orlu

‘There is war in Orlu’ – residents scamper for safety as soldiers fire shots...

At least one person was on Monday, killed when pandemonium broke out in Orlu town of Imo State following an invasion by men...