Boko Haram: Muslim group seeks support for Army

Boko Haram:  Muslim group seeks support for Army

Muslim group says Nigerians should work with the Nigerian Army in order to combat terrorism in the North-East The Council of Ulamas under the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), Nigeria Zone B, Maiduguri, has called on Nigerians to work with the Nigerian Army in order to combat terrorism in the North-East. Malam Ali […]

Bauchi: Buhari flags off campaign for bye-election

Bauchi:  Buhari flags off campaign for bye-election

President Muhammadu Buhari flagged off the All Progressives Congress’ campaign for the Bauchi South Senatorial bye-election on Thursday calling on all to vote for the party’s candidate. The party’s flag bearer is Lawal Yahya Gumau. The event which was held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, was attended by top members of the APC […]

Nigeria’s American University, 8 Others Join Research on Chad Basin’s Insurgency

Nigeria’s American University, 8 Others Join Research on Chad Basin’s Insurgency

American University of Nigeria (AUN) will join a consortium of nine universities in a research project to build a database on Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad basin. The other universities in the consortium will come from Canada, Chad, Niger and the Republic of Cameroon. A statement obtained from the AUN’s Public Relations Department, […]

Bauchi gets new Deputy Governor

Bauchi gets new Deputy Governor

Audu Sule Katagum has been sworn in as the new Deputy Governor of Bauchi State. He was sworn in on Monday after screening and confirmation by the Bauchi State House of Assembly on Friday. He was sworn in at the multi-purpose indoor sports hall, Bauchi, with the administration of the oaths of allegiance and office by the Grand […]

Plateau killings: Arrest Miyetti Allah leaders, Ortom tells police

Plateau killings:  Arrest Miyetti Allah leaders, Ortom tells police

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called on security agencies to arrest the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association over the killings in Plateau State at the weekend. Ortom made the call on Tuesday while commiserating with the government and the people of Plateau State. At the weekend, no fewer than 86 people were killed […]

Zamfara: I’m no longer Chief Security Officer -Yari

Zamfara:  I’m no longer Chief Security Officer -Yari

The Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari, on Friday, said he had dropped his position as the Chief Security Officer of the state. He said the decision followed the incessant killings in the state. Speaking with journalists in Talata-Mafara, Yari said it was unfortunate that he was referred to as the Chief Security Officer of the […]

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