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 […]
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 […]