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President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria is scheduled to address Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast today. Presidency sources disclosed that the broadcast has to do with the porous security situation in the nation.Mr. Jonathan had met with senior security chiefs in his cabinet and other stakeholders. The nationwide broadcast by Jonathan is expected to started by 7 PM [...]
The resident of the former Inspector General of Police Hafiz Ringim has been attacked in Jigawa state.
According to sources at the Nigerian police, Mr. Ringim’s house has been attacked by suspected Boko Haram Sect members.
Police say there were no causalities.
Jigawa residents say that the gunmen targeted a nearby police station in the process also attacked the former Inspector General of House.
The Military Joint Task Force (JTF) has drawn the attention of Maiduguri residents and its environs to a new style of operation being adopted by the radical sect the Boko Haram.
A statement made available to newsmen on Sunday by the spokesman of the…
Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan declares that there would not be amnesty for members of Islamist group known as Boko Haram. Jonathan who was on official visit to Borno and Yobe states disclosed that the government will only negotiate if the leadership of the group come out physically. The Emir of Sokoto, Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar had [...]
At least two policemen and eight civilians were killed in an attack on a police station in Borno state, a stronghold of the Boko Haram Islamist group, local media reported on Tuesday. Reports state that the deadly attack was carried out by operatives of Islamist group,Boko Haram gunmen in Gwoza town on Monday night Gwoza [...]
A day after a bloody attack in Nigeria, the emir of Kano, Ado Bayero has travelled to the UK.Sources claim the travel is both for security and medical purporses.Bayero is one of the most influential moslem leaders in Nigeria. The attack on Bayero’s convoy left at least five persons dead, including his driver and bodyguards.They [...]
Suicide bombers suspected to be members of Islamist group,Boko Haram in the early hours of today,attacked the offices of telecom operators, Airtel and MTN in Kano,northern Nigeria. Gistmaster gathered that singer market has also been shut down by security forces to prevent the lose of lives and further attacks by the Nigerian Islamist group. The [...]
The State Security Service (SSS) told a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, that Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume’s call log, showed that he communicated with Mohammed Konduga (a convict) 73 times, in a month. The senator who is representing Borno South Senatorial District is standing trial for alleged link with the dreaded Boko Haram [...]
By Kayode Ajulo The recent report that Osun State Government is sending a bill to the State’s House of Assembly to make way for a Law to castrate rapists in the State, to say the least is unfortunate and quite deplorable. The scourge of rape is a disturbing social epidemic and of course, an issue [...]
Gunmen killed a policeman and wounded another in a raid on a police station in Bauchi State, a police officer said, yesterday. The gunmen launched the attack late Saturday in the town of Itas, about 200 kilometres (130 miles) from the state capital Bauchi, hurling explosives into the police station and opening fire on policemen, [...]