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“Shoot Both Herdsmen And Farmers On Sight”, President Orders Army

Following the continued clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Chad, the President has ordered the Chadian army to shoot both herdsmen and farmers dead, if the clashes continue. Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno gave the order to the country’s army, saying the move is to save what he described as “the majority.” According to him, the army can shoot ten ...

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Soldiers, DSS, Police Attack, Disrupt Gathering Of Soyinka, Others In Lagos

”A BBC reporter was reportedly taken into custody and made to delete footage in his camera and other multimedia equipment”. An event that was scheduled to draw an urgent attention to Nigeria’s growing social and security crises has been disrupted by security forces, reports said Monday. The event was planned by the Coalition for Revolution, a political movement led by ...

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Nnamdi Kanu To Make Broadcast On Ekweremadu Attack, Insecurity

Pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Sunday announced that its Leader, Nnamdi Kanu will make a broadcast tonight. According to the group, Mr Kanu will speak on recent events in the country especially the attack by suspected members of the group on former Senate Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu in Germany. The Nation had reported how Mr Ekeremadu was ...

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El Zakzaky Returns To Nigeria In Anger Over Disagreement With Doctors

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has said that its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, will return to Nigeria on Friday because of the refusal of the government and the India hospital to allow his doctors take part in his treatment. The Spokesman of the sect, Ibrahim Musa, disclosed this in an interview on Thursday in Kaduna. Musa said the ...

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Jeffrey Epstein, US Billionaire Accused Of Sex Trafficking, Commits Suicide In Jail

The United States financier Jeffrey Epstein who was accused of sex trafficking was found dead in a Manhattan jail on Saturday morning. The Metropolitan Correctional Center officials who found his body estimated that Epstein hanged himself at roughly 7.30am. Last month, Epstein who had decades long accusations on trafficking young girls for sex was found unconscious in his cell, with ...

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We’ve Paid Over N300m Ransom To Kidnappers In 4 Years, Kaduna CAN Cries Out

The Kaduna state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the church has spent over N300 million to secure release of members who have been kidnapped in the last four years. Joseph Hayab, chairman of CAN in the state, disclosed this in an interview with TheCable on Friday. He said over 500 members of CAN have been abducted ...

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Court Grants DSS Approval To Detain Sowore For 45 Days

The federal high court in Abuja has approved an application filed by the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain Omoyele Sowore, ex-presidential candidate, for 45 days. Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, was arrested on Saturday ahead of the #RevolutionNow protest. The DSS had accused him of threatening public peace and safety with his planned nationwide protest. The security agency had ...

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Appeal Court Sacks Minister-designate, Nwajiuba, From House Of Reps

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday sacked a Minister-designate, Emeka Nwajiuba, as a member representing Ehimembano/Ihiteuboma/Obowo Federal constituency of Imo State at the House of Representatives. The appellate court in a unanimous decison nullified the April 29 judgment of an Abuja High Court which had ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a certificate of ...

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APC May Win Bayelsa Guber Election, Jonathan Issues Strong Warning To PDP

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has issued strong warning to the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying that the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State may get away with victory in the coming governorship election if members and leadership of the party (PDP) are not united. Jonathan spoke during the PDP Elders Advisory Council meeting at ...

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Ekiti Court Jails Priest For Defiling Five-year-old Girl

Justice Oluwatoyin Abodunde of the Ado-Ekiti High Court in Ekiti State on Monday sentenced a 53-year-old priest, Gabriel Asateru, to five years in prison for defiling a minor. The offence, according to a report by The Nation, contravened the provisions of Section 31 of the Child Rights Law Cap C7, Laws of Ekiti State of Nigeria 2005. Justice Abodunde held that ...

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