Boko Haram: Saraki condemns killing of aid worker, Saifura Khorsa

Boko Haram:  Saraki condemns killing of aid worker, Saifura Khorsa

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday described the killing of one of the Red Cross aid workers, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, as a devastating blow by the terrorists group, Boko Haram. He condemned the killing and called on the military to ensure the release of the remaining aid workers and Leah Sharibu, the […]

Buhari speaks on death of Saifura Khorsa, threat to Leah Sharibu

Buhari speaks on death of Saifura Khorsa, threat to Leah Sharibu

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigeria’s international partners and others who have influence on the terrorists group, Boko Haram, to prevail on it to stop its atrocities. Buhari made the call just as he commiserated with Red Cross over the killing of one of its aid workers, Saifura Khorsa. Khorsa was kidnapped along with […]

Flooding in four states is national disaster –NEMA

Flooding in four states is national disaster –NEMA

Flooding in four states of the country have been declared as national disaster. The four states are Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra. This is as eight other states have been put under watch. The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, made the declaration just as the governor of Kogi, one of the […]

Nigerian ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Wase, is dead

Nigerian ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Wase, is dead

The Nigerian ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Wase, is dead. The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Elias-Fatile, confirmed the news of the death. The deceased is from Plateau State. He will be buried in Doha by 7 p.m. Nigerian time. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, prayed for the repose of his […]

Avoid politics of bitterness, MBTC boss warns

Avoid politics of bitterness, MBTC boss warns

Chairman of the Middle Belt Traditional Council (MBTC), Chief Ochi Ode Emmanuel, has urged politicians in the region to eschew bitterness and shun selfish interests to ensure the growth and development of their states and people. He said that the aspiring leaders should realise that the Middle Belt people had become endangered in the Nigerian […]

You have fake PhD certificate, Akume accuses Ortom

You have fake PhD certificate, Akume accuses Ortom

The battle between Governor Samuel Ortom and the senator representing Benue North West Senatorial District, George Akume, has continued. Akume accused Ortom of owning a fake PhD certificate. He said the university in which Ortom said he bagged his PhD did not exist. Akume who spoke during the meeting of the All Progressives Caucus held […]

10 killed, 37 injured in Nasarawa gas explosion

10 killed, 37 injured in Nasarawa gas explosion

No fewer than ten people were killed and 37 injured following a gas explosion in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The incident occurred on Monday at the premises of Natson Filling Station on Jos Road, Lafia. Speaking during a visit to the scene of the explosion, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr. Silas Agara, said it […]

Kogi sets up camps for Lokoja victims

Kogi sets up camps for Lokoja victims

In view of the increasing number of houses getting submerged in the state, Kogi State government has set up temporary camps for victims of flood in Lokoja. The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Sanusi Yahaya, made this known just as he warned residents in flood-prone areas to move to safer places. This, he […]

Plateau: Three soldiers killed in farmers-herders clash

Plateau:  Three soldiers killed in farmers-herders clash

No fewer than three soldiers were killed in Plateau State on Saturday when farmers and herders clashed. The soldiers who are members of the military task force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), were killed while trying to restore peace in Barkinladi area. The Commander of the task force, Augustine Agundu, who told reporters in Jos about […]