• Stop bombings or be crushed, Navy warns militants

    Stop bombings or be crushed, Navy warns militants

    According to reports, the Nigeria Navy has again warned Niger Delta militants to desist from bombing of oil facilities or be crushed.

    The warning came on the heels of the weekend bombing of oil facilities belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Delta State by suspected members of the Greenland Justice Mandate.

    The Navy, which stated that it was closing in on the suspects restated its determination to rid the Niger Delta region of militants by ensuring that the suspected […]

  • Man causes stir in Imo, lies down on major road waiting to be crushed by vehicles … See photo

    Man causes stir in Imo, lies down on major road waiting to be crushed by vehicles … See photo

    A man, identified as Chidozie Anyanwu, on Monday caused a stir on MCC/Uratta Road, Owerri, the Imo State capital as he laid in the middle of the road, awaiting oncoming vehicles to crush him to death.

    Anyanwu, an indigene of the state, said he was ready to die if the standard of living in the state and country does not improve.

    He, however, refused to leave the road despite entreaties that he could be crushed to death by vehicles, but motorists, including […]

  • How ‘reckless’ driver crushed LASTMA official to near death

    How ‘reckless’ driver crushed LASTMA official to near death

    The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, on Monday said it had handed over to the police, a ‘reckless’ taxi driver who crushed an official, Olayemi Isiaka to near death.

    The taxi driver, Sunday Agbariko, who is also a security guard with Mama Prayer Mountain International Ministry in the state, crushed Isiaka’s leg on Monday at the Ojota yard of the agency while attempting to escape with his car that had been impounded.

    Agbariko was said to have asked one of the […]

  • Remain focused until insurgency is crushed – COAS tells Army

    Remain focused until insurgency is crushed – COAS tells Army

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has charged every Combat Unit in the Nigerian Army to remain focused “until insurgency in the North East is crushed”.

    Buratai gave the charge on Wednesday while declaring closed the three-day “Combat Support Arms Training Week 2016” held at Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

    He also charged the units to explore the best ways of carrying out their roles by emphasising synergy so as to maximise scarce resources.

    Buratai noted that […]