President Buhari Suspends Intelligence Chief, SGF, Over Corruption Allegations

President Buhari Suspends Intelligence Chief, SGF, Over Corruption Allegations

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation ( SGF), Babachir David Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East, PINE. The President has also directed the suspension of the SGF […]

Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, Found Dead, May Have Been Murdered

Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, Found Dead, May Have Been Murdered

Naval Officers say the late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, who was found dead at his Apapa residence on April 5, did not kill himself but there were strong indications that he was assassinated. A source said “Ikoli was chosen by the President as the next Chief of Naval Staff; he recently earned a special promotion […]

BREAKING: Nigerian Navy Admiral Found Dead

BREAKING: Nigerian Navy Admiral Found Dead

The Fleet Commander of the Western Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Teikumo Ikoli, was on Wednesday found dead in his Lagos home. The spokesperson for the Western Naval Command, Chinwe Umar, said in a statement that the cause of Ikoli’s death had not been known, but investigation was going on. “In the early hours of Wednesday […]

Three Suicide Bombers Die In Failed Bombing Attempt In Borno

Three Suicide Bombers Die In Failed Bombing Attempt In Borno

Three suicide bombers have died after detonationg their vests, in failed attempts to cause mass casualties in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The first bombing was carried out by two men who detonated their explosive vests close to the  Gujari fuel station, blowing up a 45,000 litre petrol tanker waiting to discharge its cargo, killing themselves and […]

We Will Get Shekau Soon- Nigeria’s Defence Minister

We Will Get Shekau Soon- Nigeria’s Defence Minister

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, on Tuesday said the Nigerian armed forces had successfully suppressed Boko Haram insurgency. Mr. Dan-Ali, a retired brigadier general, who had a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, also reassured Nigerians that the army would soon apprehend the sect’s leader, Abubakar Shekau. “If you have had the […]

Boko Haram Attacks Borno Community, Abducts Ten

Boko Haram Attacks Borno Community, Abducts Ten

Fighters of the insurgent group Jamaa’atu Ahlis-Sunnati Lid-Da’wati Wal-Jihad aka Boko Haram attacked communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, and abducted at least ten people, an security official has said. Ibrahim Abdullahi, the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Borno, said the fighters in their attack on […]

Nigeria To Enact New Immigration Policy

Nigeria To Enact New Immigration Policy

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, will on Monday officially launch Nigeria’s new Immigration Regulations, 2017 to ensure better security and Immigration in the country. Sunday James, the spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. He said the Immigration […]

Magumeri Attack: Nigerian Army Accuses Town’s Residents Of Helping Boko Haram

Magumeri Attack: Nigerian Army Accuses Town’s Residents Of Helping Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has accused residents of Magumeri Town in Borno State of providing support to the Boko Haram fighters who attacked the area last night, even as it claimed it had repelled the attackers. Magumeri  Town lies 52 kilometres northwest of Maiduguri, the state capital. The Army’s accusations against the town’s inhabitants comes after they accused the Nigerian […]

2014 Nyanya Bombing: Trial Of Suspects Stalled By Lack Of Interpreter

2014 Nyanya Bombing: Trial Of Suspects Stalled By Lack Of Interpreter

Hearing into the case of the alleged masterminds of the April 14, 2014 bomb blast that killed over 75 persons at a motor park in Nyanya Abuja, was stalled on Tuesday due to lack of a court interpreter. The alleged masterminds, Aminu Ogwuche, Adamu Yusuf, Anas Isah, Yau Saidu, Muhammadu Ishaq and Ahmed Abubakar were […]

10 Dead As Four Female Teens Blow Themselves Up In Maiduguri

10 Dead As Four Female Teens Blow Themselves Up In Maiduguri

At 10 persons have died after four teenage girls detonated suicide belts worn around their bodies at the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in the early hours of Wednesday. The attacks occurred at about 1:10am, with the suicide bombers knocking on houses, before detonating their bombs after the house residents answered their doors. 16 people were […]

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