• CAN condemns release of alleged killers of pastor’s wife

    CAN condemns release of alleged killers of pastor’s wife

    It was gathered that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the release of five suspects remanded in prison custody over the killing of Mrs. Bridget Agbahime in Kano State as an invitation to chaos nationwide.

    The group called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the South-East governors to rise to the occasion not to jeopardise the life of Ndigbo and other Nigerians resident in the North.

    The CAN Secretary in Enugu State, Dr. Joseph Ajujungwa, who stated this yesterday during the […]

  • Release of killers of Igbo woman in Kano provocative – HURIWA

    Release of killers of Igbo woman in Kano provocative – HURIWA

    Branding it “a primitive attempt to stoke up inter-ethnic conflict”, the Pro-democracy Non-Governmental Organization, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has condemned the Kano State Government for nullifying the prosecution of the suspected killers of Bridget Agbahime, the 74-year-old Igbo woman in Kano State.

    The group’s position was made known in a statement made available to the media in Abuja by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and the National Director of Media, Zainab Yusuf.

    HURIWA also totally condemned the Nigeria […]

  • Police arrest suspected killers of corps member in Kaduna

    Police arrest suspected killers of corps member in Kaduna

    According to reports, the Kaduna State Police Command says it has arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a corps member, Lawal Auwal-Kontagora.

    The 26-year-old, who graduated from a university in Malaysia and returned to the country for the compulsory one year service in the National Youth Service Corps about four months ago, was killed by suspected hoodlums at the Malali in Kaduna North Local Government Area of the state.

    The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, an Assistant […]

  • Police arrest four kidnappers, killers of human rights lawyer

    Police arrest four kidnappers, killers of human rights lawyer

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Police Force on Friday said it had arrested four suspected kidnappers and killers of the Port Harcourt, Rivers State-based human rights Lawyer, Ken Atsuwete.

    Atsuwete was killed on August 29 along Onuchiolu Road, Aluu in Ikwerre Local Governemnt Area of Rivers State.

    Presenting the suspects to newsmen in Abuja, the Force Spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police Don Awunah, said the killing was as a result of a botched kidnap attempt.

    “Contrary to wide public suspicion that he […]

  • Killers of 4 soldiers in Bayelsa are members of Niger Delta Avengers – JTF

    Killers of 4 soldiers in Bayelsa are members of Niger Delta Avengers – JTF

    Authorities of the Niger Delta Military Task Force known as Operation Delta Safe (ODS) has confirmed that the three arrested killers of four soldiers at a security post in Nembe-Ogbolomabiri Community in Nembe Local Government area of Bayelsa State are members of the Niger Delta Avengers terrorists.

    The commander of the ODS, Rear Admiral Joseph Okojie, while speaking with news men yesterday in Yenagoa, investigations showed that members of the Niger Delta Avengers disguised as burial parties attacked and killed four […]

  • Police arrest suspected killers of Oyo lawmaker

    Police arrest suspected killers of Oyo lawmaker

    The Oyo State Police Command says four suspected assassins have been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of a member of the state House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, on July 1, 2016.

    The lawmaker from the Labour Party, who represented Oorelope constituency, was the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Public Relations and Security.

    He was killed in front of his house in Alakia area of the state as he alighted from his car to open his gate.

    Three gunmen on a motorcycle […]

  • Killers of Abuja preacher won’t go unpunished – Buhari vows

    Killers of Abuja preacher won’t go unpunished – Buhari vows

    The federal government vowed that the killers of the Ekiti-State-born preacher with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Evangelist, Eunice Elisha Olawale, in Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory will not go unpunished.

    President Muhamadu Buhari, represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, made the promise during the burial service held in RCCG FCT 2 Provincial Headquarters in Kubwa.

    The 42-year-old mother of seven was murdered while preaching in the Gbazango -West area of Kubwa, […]

  • Killers of Kano woman must be identified and get punished – Dogara

    Killers of Kano woman must be identified and get punished – Dogara

    Mr. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, said on Sunday that the killers of a female trader, Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme, in Kano, must be identified and punished for the crime.

    Dogara, who condemned the act, also stated that Nigerians should collectively rise against the growing “lawlessness and impunity” in the country.

    He said it was regrettable that fellow traders murdered Agbaheme over allegations of blasphemy. Dogara called for a thorough investigation into the incident. “We live in a society governed by […]