• Shiites claim police used poisoned bullets and tear gas on them

    Shiites claim police used poisoned bullets and tear gas on them

    Members of the Islamic movement of Nigeria have accused the police of using poisoned bullets and tear gas against its people during the last Monday’s clash.

    Addressing a news conference today, leader of the movement in Kano Sheikh Sanusi Abdulkadir says doctor’s investigations confirmed that the bullet and tear gas used by the police are poisoned.

    On November 13, 2016, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria clashed with operatives of the Nigeria Police attached to Kano command leading to the death […]

  • Accidents claim 223 lives in Ogun – FRSC

    Accidents claim 223 lives in Ogun – FRSC

    According to reports, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun, Mr. Clement Oladele, said on Thursday that 223 people died in 325 road traffic crashes recorded in the state between January and October.

    Oladele disclosed this at a news conference organised to commemorate the 2016 United Nations Road Traffic Crash Victims Remembrance Day, in Abeokuta.

    The theme for the 2016 celebration is “Vital Post Crash Actions: Medical Care, Investigation and Justice”.

    The sector commander said also that over 1,143 persons were injured […]

  • Buhari’s chief-of-staff faults suspension claim

    Buhari’s chief-of-staff faults suspension claim

    It was gathered that the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Friday taunted those who are behind recent online reports that he had been suspended when he resumed for duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    On his way to the President’s office, Kyari stopped by at the Press Gallery of the Council Chamber and jokingly told reporters he saw that, “go and tweet that I am here.”

    On his way back to his office, Kyari repeated the same […]

  • Governor Okorocha debunks claim that Buhari’s trip to Germany was for medicals

    Governor Okorocha debunks claim that Buhari’s trip to Germany was for medicals

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, who was part of the president’s entourage to Berlin, Germany, on Sunday debunked the speculation that President Muhammadu Buhari’s three-day visit to Germany was more of a medical trip than a state visit.

    Second Republic politician, Dr Junaid Muhammed, had, in a media interview, alleged that Buhari visited Germany on Friday to seek medical attention over an undisclosed illness.

    Dismissing this claim during an interview with State House correspondents in Abuja, the Imo Governor stated that […]

  • Niger Delta militants claim 24 soldiers captured

    Niger Delta militants claim 24 soldiers captured

    Members of the Concerned Militant Leaders (CML) of Niger Delta region have declared that 24 soldiers captured during their encounter with military men on Friday morning would not be released.

    Also, the CML debunked the claim by the military that seven suspected militants were shot dead during the exchange of gunfire, which occurred along Bakassi Peninsula waterways.

    Spokesperson of the dreaded militant group, simply identified as General Ben, stated yesterday, that he did not lose any of his combatants, adding that members […]

  • Military debunks ISIS claim of Boko Haram killing 40 troops

    Military debunks ISIS claim of Boko Haram killing 40 troops

    Nigerian Military Authority have debunk recent claims by the Islamic State militant, ISIS, in a statement issued saying that members of Boko Haram Sect killed 40 of the military troops in an ambush in Mallam Fatori, northern Borno.

    Ag. Director of Army Public Relations, (DAPR), Col Sani Usman, debunk the claim saying it was not true.

    ISIS had in a statement earlier this month said that it had killed more than 40 troops from a coalition force in northeast Nigeria.

    ISIS’s West Africa […]

  • How Badeh wanted me to claim his property – Witness

    How Badeh wanted me to claim his property – Witness

    The trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air Chief Marshal Alex S. Badeh, continued on Tuesday before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja with the prosecution witness, Mustapha Yerima, further stating how he was pressured by the defendants to claim the property allegedly acquired with the proceeds of crime.

    Badeh is standing trial alongside Iyalikam Nigeria Limited for allegedly abusing his office as Chief of Defense Staff by using the dollar equivalent […]