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January, 2020

  • 20 January

    Photos: Boko Haram Attacks UN Facility In Borno

    Edward Kallon, United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, on Monday, announced that Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists attacked its main humanitarian accommodation in Ngala,  north-east of Borno State. “I am outraged by the extremely violent attack on this key humanitarian facility where five United Nations staff were staying at the time of …

  • 14 January

    Revive ‘Operation Rainbow’ In Plateau, Group Tells Lalong After Recent Attack 

    A group under the auspices of the Plateau Heritage Movement, has called on the state government to consider reviving Operation Rainbow to address insecurity in the state. This is coming following the recent attacks by gunmen in Plateau State. Operation Rainbow is a homegrown security outfit established in the state …

  • 9 January

    I’ll Marry My ‘Side Chick’ If My Wife Attacks Her In Public – Man

    A Nigerian man, identified as Olushola Olufolabi, has said he would marry his girlfriend, if she keeps calm while his wife attacks her in public. Olufolabi said this on Twitter, while weighing in on a trending video, which captured a woman assaulting a lady at the Ikeja City Mall in …

  • 8 January

    Trump To Make Statement Over Iranian Missile Attacks On US Bases In Iraq

    Donald Trump, US President, will make a statement later on Wednesday, after Iran launched about 25 missiles into bases used by American troops and coalition forces in Iraq. Iran said it took proportionate retaliatory strikes, following the killing of General Qaseem Soleimani in a US drone strike in Baghdad last …

  • 5 January

    CAN Chairman Declared Missing After Recent Boko Haram Attack In Adamawa

    Lawan Andimi, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Michika branch, Adawama State, is still being declared missing, following first Boko Haram attack in the community on January 2, 2020. District head of Michika, Ngida Zakawa, who disclosed this, also said scores of people have not been found since the attack. …

  • 5 January

    Trump Blows Hot, Threatens More Attack Against Iran Sites

    No Spy Working For US In Iran Custody, Says Trump

    US President, Donald Trump, has warned Iran that if it retaliates for the killing of one of its top leaders, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, it will face attacks on 52 targets, reports New York Times. In a tweet on Saturday, Trump said that the number of targets matched the number of hostages …

  • 2 January

    NRC Boss Denies Alleged Attack On Abuja-bound Train

    Fidet Okhiria, the Managing Director/CEO of the Nigerian Railways Corporation (NRC), has denied an alleged attack on a train travelling to Abuja from Kaduna on Thursday morning. There had been reports that the train was attacked by gunmen. But reacting to the news, Okhiria said none of its operations were delayed …

  • 1 January

    Oyetola, Cabinet Members Attacked At Osun New Year Event


    The special countdown event organised by the Osun State government ended abruptly after persons suspected to be thugs hurled stones towards the direction of Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State and his wife, Kafayat, in Osogbo, the state capital, on Wednesday. Governor Oyetola, his wife, Charles Akinola, Chief of Staff …

December, 2019

  • 29 December

    DSS Attacked Our Protest But Lacks Intelligence Gathering On Boko Haram – Deji Adeyanju

    Deji Adeyanju, an activist, who was attacked during a protest in Abuja last week to free Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Department of States Services (DSS), of being responsible for the assault.  Adeyanju was attacked and injured by persons suspected to be pro-government demonstrators, who were in favour of the …

  • 29 December

    Gunmen Invade Edo Deputy Gov’s House

    The family house of Phillips Shaibu, deputy governor of Edo state, located at Jattu-Uzairue, Etsako west local government area, was on Saturday invaded by some suspected thugs. The thugs, according to reports scaled the fence into the compound. A patrol team from the Edo state police command, however, responded to …

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