• Heavy casualties as Shiite members and Police clash in Kano

    Heavy casualties as Shiite members and Police clash in Kano

    Members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Monday morning clashed with the police in Kano city, leaving no fewer than 10 persons, including a police officer dead.

    A witness said the clash started around Tamburawa, on the outskirts of Kano city, when the police tried to stop a Shiite protest.

    The police have since deployed heavily armed mobile police officers to the area while the major Kano-Zaria road is completely blocked.

    The IMN had late on Sunday accused Nigerian soldiers […]

  • Boko Haram: Why we suffered high casualties – Onu explains

    Boko Haram: Why we suffered high casualties – Onu explains

    Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said Nigeria suffered some embarrassment for alleged use of substandard weapons to prosecute the anti-insurgency war.

    He said it was avoidable if the nation had a functional defence industry.

    The minister, who stated this while delivering a lecture titled: “The role of science and technology in national development” to students of Senior Course 39/2016 of the Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State, said a close collaboration between his ministry and the Federal […]