Aisha Ibrahim is standing trial on a count charge of culpable homicide for killing own grand-daughter. A Minna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered a 45-year-old woman, Aisha Ibrahim, to be remanded in prison custody for killing her grand-daughter by throwing her into a pool of water. Ibrahim is standing trial on a count charge […]
Midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, prompting agonized traders to start counting their losses running into millions of naira. Alhaji Abdulrahman Yusuf, the chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, told newsmen in Jos that over 270 shops with properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed. “We have one trader in this market that […]
Fulani herdsmen are building houses in most of the communities they sacked during the June23/24 massacre in Plateau State, a new report has shown. The report also indicated that security agencies were notified several hours before blood-thirsty herdsmen unleashed terror on several communities in the North-central state. A non-government organisaion, Stephanos Foundation, released the report […]
The Middle Belt Forum, Wednesday, called on state governors and leaders from the area to form vigilante groups to defend their people and communities from attack by armed Fulani herdsmen. Its National President, Pogu Bitrus, said the call became necessary following the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to protect the lives and properties of people […]
President Muhammadu Buhari should direct his security chiefs to immediately produce quick response measures aimed at tackling the spate of killings in the country. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, made this call in his reaction to the latest killings in some communities in Plateau State. No fewer than 86 people were confirmed killed in […]
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has dissociated itself from the arrest of his predecessor, Gbariel Suswam. He said the reports that he wrote a petition that led to the arrest of Suswam was false. Suswam was arrested on Tuesday by the Department of State Service, DSS, over an alleged involvement in the spate of killings […]
Three men who confessed to being responsible for the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue State Governor on Special Security, Mr. Denen Igbana, have been arrested. They belong to the militia led by Terwase Akwaza. Announcing that the militiamen were arrested by the Nigerian Army, the Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke, Major General […]
The group said herdsmen planned to bomb Benue immediately after Ramadan fast by muslims.
A pastor and his accomplice narrowly escaped being lynched for tearing and burning the muslim holy book, Al-Quran. The incident happened around the central mosque on Saturday in Ankpa local government area of Kogi State. Following the actions of the pastor and his accomplice, some resident were enraged and descended on them. READ ALSO: How we killed 12 […]
Police said measures had been put in place to ensure the arrest of the prisoners who escaped from Mina prison.