Friday, 16 November 2018

Breaking: Boko Haram Abducts 9 Women, Kills Man in Borno, NE Nigeria

No fewer than nine women were reportedly abducted by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in attacks on farmlands around Bama within the last two days.

United Nations Issues Advisory Over Boko Haram's Planned on Yobe State

The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) today released precautionary security tips for its field officers operating in Yobe State following a report of impending Boko Haram attack on Damaturu metropolis.

Operation Green Sweep: Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camp in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) Camp at Buk along the Ajigin-Talala-Buk axis near Alagarno forest in Borno.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

1,110 Dead As Cholera Ravages 29 States in Nigeria – Centre For Disease Control

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.

Customs Intercept Truckload of Weapons, Codeine, Tramadol in Owerri, Imo State

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’ Owerri, Imo State, says it has intercepted, arrested and seized a registration numberless truck bearing the inscription Gini Ka Chukwu and allegedly carrying illegal and dangerous items worth Duty Paid Value of N9,620,00.

Nigeria Aviation Security Officers Now To Bear Arms

The Federal Government has approval the bearing of arms by personnel of Aviation Security (AVSEC) to enhance the National Civil Aviation Security Programme (NCASP).

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Nigeria: Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap 4 Catholic Priests In Delta State

Suspected herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped four Catholic priests in Abraka axis, Ethiope East local government area of Delta State, South-South Nigeria. 

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Social Media Giant, Twitter Suspends 1.2 million Accounts For Terrorism

Social media giant, Twitter suspended 1,210,357 accounts for promoting terrorism between August 2015 and the end of 2017.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

How Nnamdi Kanu Was Smuggled Out of Nigeria

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has revealed how he escaped during the military clamp down on the secessionist group.

Friday, 26 October 2018

Nigeria Bans Unauthorised Use of Drones, Broadcast Equipment; Blames Social Media For Crises in Benue, Plateau, Zamfara and Kaduna

The federal government has, as part of broad measures to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, banned the unauthorised acquisition of firearms, drones and broadcast equipment.

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Gunmen Kidnap Twin Would-be Brides, 15 Others in Zamfara State

Gunmen reportedly abducted twin would-be brides and 15 others in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state, Daily Trust gathered.

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Nigeria, United Arab Emirate To Partner on Solar Energy, Artificial Intelligence

Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates have reached an accord to   cooperate in the area of solar energy and Artificial Intelligence for the mutual benefits of both countries. The agreement was reached   during a meeting between the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu and the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nigeria, Fahad Al Taffaq Obeid Mohammed in Abuja.

Life Expectancy in Nigeria Now 55 Years – World Health Organization

The 2018 average life expectancy for Nigerians is now 55 years, a global data shows. According to the latest World Health Organisation data published for 2018 life expectancy in Nigeria, a male given birth to in Nigeria in 2018 is expected to live approximately 54.7 years while a female is expected to live approximately 55.7 years in good health. The data shows Nigeria has a World life expectancy ranking of 178 out of 192 ranked countries.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Boko Haram Kills Two in Attack Near Chibok

Boko Haram jihadists have killed two people in an attack on a village in northeast Nigeria near the town of Chibok, residents and a militia official told AFP Tuesday.

Presidency Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu’s Reappearance in Israel

Nnamdi Kanu
The Nigerian Government Tuesday reacted to the reappearance of the Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu months after he was declared missing.