Woman kills own grand-daughter

Woman kills own grand-daughter

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 […]

Fire guts Jos main market

Fire guts Jos main market

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 […]

Exclusive: Fulani Herdsmen Erecting Homes within Deserted Plateau Communities – Report

Exclusive: Fulani Herdsmen Erecting Homes within Deserted Plateau Communities – Report

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 […]

Plateau killings: What Buhari should do –Saraki

Plateau killings: What Buhari should do –Saraki

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 […]

Killings: I have no hand in Suswam’s arrest -Ortom

Killings:  I have no hand in Suswam’s arrest -Ortom

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 […]

Benue: Army arrests suspected killers of Igbana, governor’s aide

Benue:  Army arrests suspected killers of Igbana, governor’s aide

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 […]

Burning of Quran: Pastor, accomplice narrowly escape death

Burning of Quran:   Pastor, accomplice narrowly escape death

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 […]

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