Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has attributed fresh, high profile attacks by Boko Haram in the North East to the support of “some individuals.”
Buratai said this at the sideline of a meeting with a security delegation from the Atlantic Council, African Centre in the United States of America.
“We have some elements, who are within this society who are still supporting them clandestinely. So the support of every Nigerian is very key to the end of this terrorism.”
Two female suicide bombers were behind the twin attacks which rocked Borno State capital, Maiduguri, on Saturday, killing at least nine people and injuring 24 others.
One explosion happened outside a gas station, while the other was near the Bakassi camp for internally displaced persons (IDP), underscoring the continued threat from Boko Haram jihadists who are suspected of being behind the attacks.
The first attack by a female suicide bomber occurred at 6 a.m in front of a camp for the internally […]
For the second time in 48 hours, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has had to deny complicity in the arrest of some judges by operatives of the Department of State Services.
This followed the allegation by another judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Nwali Sylvester Ungwuta, that Amaechi was behind his ordeal.
Ungwuta said Ameachi wanted him to influence the outcome of some political cases, a demand he turned down.
Another judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Inyang Okoro, had also leveled […]
It was gathered that the Lagos State Government on Wednesday said suspected militants from the Niger Delta were behind the abduction of four pupils and teachers, who were whisked away from their school, Lagos Model College (Senior and Junior), Igbonla, Epe on October 6.
The state government, however, said the victims, comprising two pupils, vice-principal and head teacher had already gone through medical checkup and safely reunited with their families.”
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, said this in […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting held behind closed doors at the office of the president.
There was no official statement as to what was the outcome of the meeting.
Similarly, the ex-president wouldn’t say a word to journalists who asked about his mission to the
The dead body of a baby has been found in the most unlikely place causing some stir among residents in the area.
A black schoolbag has been discovered to contain a baby’s dead body in a South African community.
The discovery caused commotion in the area.
According to reports, the baby was found in a schoolbag lying next to a pair of blue jeans behind a police station.
The discovery was made when a curious passerby stopped to see what was inside, only to […]
Bizarre! Man Takes Innocent Photo of His Son Only for Him to Notice Something Shocking Behind the Boy
A man took a photo of his son inside a supermarket but later discovered something bizarre about the snap.
A man had taken his son to the supermarket to do some shopping when he decided to take a photo of his son.
He set the boy down in the trolley and innocently took a photo of him.
However, when he took a close look at the picture afterwards, he found something quite bizarre in it.
There was a man sitting behind his son […]
The Arewa Youth Leaders for Development and Change (AYLDC) has alleged that a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South-west is behind “the nefarious activities to bring down both men and all those close to President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement in Kaduna at the weekend, the group maintained that the current campaigns of calumny against the Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, and the president’s nephew, Alhaji Mamman Daura, in some online news […]
Edo State gubernatorial poll will now hold on September 28 but the stakes are very high with the odds ostensibly in favour APC which claims PDP has no legacy in Edo State and thus should expect nothing but total defeat and especially as PDP appears divided since there are two candidates laying claims to the party’s ticket in the election. The two candidates are Pastor Ize-Iyamu and Mr Iduoriyekemwen. Chief Tom Ikimi, once Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister and a PDP […]
National Deputy Chairman (South) of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, on Tuesday accused politicians of complicity in the incessant attacks on communities across the country by suspected herdsmen.
Oni, who made the allegation while speaking to journalists at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja, said that the intent of the politicians was to destabilise the Federal Government.
It would be recalled that recently, communities in some states, including Benue, Plateau, Enugu, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Taraba had been attacked by the […]
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, on Wednesday vowed that all those implicated in the killing of eight persons in Talata Mafara, Zamfara, would be exposed and prosecuted.
The governor made the vow on Wednesday in Abuja while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said that though no arrest had been made, security officials had intensified investigation into the incident with a view to apprehending all those involved in the religious unrest.
He said: […]