|Peacekeeper: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres decorates Amodu|
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
A Nigerian military officer, Cdr. Olufunmilayo Amodu, serving with the UN Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), has been decorated with medal for her outstanding service.
Monday, 28 May 2018
Two female suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists have killed at least two persons and injured seven others after an attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Despite scoring itself high on its achievements in the past three years, a new poll conducted ‘amongst 4,000 Nigerians’ has rated President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance below average.
Campaigners on Monday urged Nigeria to stop handing out millions of dollars to tackle unspecified security issues with no questions asked, arguing the practice fuels corruption and conflict.
Thursday, 24 May 2018
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has revealed that no fewer than 1,292 Nigerians were killed in road accidents in the 1st three months of 2018 across Nigeria.
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Events marking the 18th anniversary celebration of new Biafra, yesterday turned bloody in Onitsha, Anambra State, as members of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, accused the joint military task force operating in the state of killing five of their members.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A criminal gang in South Africa who kidnapped a teenage boy on Sunday are demanding a ransom in bitcoin cryptocurrency of nearly $120,000, police said.
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has declared its readiness to deploy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the Niger Delta region to secure oil and gas pipelines and other critical oil installations owned by Shell company in the country.
The Catholic faithful across Nigeria are embarking on peaceful protest over continued killings in the country today.
Monday, 21 May 2018
People in two of northeastern Nigeria’s six states say militants with ties to Boko Haram are still in control of areas despite the federal government’s unwavering stance that it has defeated the Jihadist militant group.
Despite the spate of pirate attacks on its territorial waters, the Federal Government has declared that the Nigerian Constitution forbids the use of armed private guards on board vessels.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency on Thursday announced that 380 Local Government Areas in 35 states would experience flooding in 2018.
Though its name may not be known yet but the next pathogen to cause a deadly global pandemic will most likely be a respiratory disease, spread by a virus that is contagious during incubation or when symptoms are only mild, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins’ Center for Health Security, United States (U.S.).
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to climb with two young Nigerians being the latest victims.
Monday, 14 May 2018
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday said that gunmen had attacked the guard post at the NAF Helipad at Igbodene in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, killing an airman.
Friday, 11 May 2018
Abductors of two police detectives with the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abuja, have demanded N30m ransom.
The United Nations on Thursday advised security agencies to act swiftly on early warning signals of attacks on communities in Nigeria.
Thursday, 10 May 2018
Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC), Wednesday directed the federal Ministry of Health to step up activities along all points of entry into the country to protect the country against the dreaded Ebola Virus.
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
The Kaduna State Police commissioner, Austin Iwar, on Sunday confirmed that 45 villagers were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.
Gunmen on Monday raided Veritas University, Bwari, Abuja, and abducted a lecturer, who is also the personal assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Michael Kwanashie.
Saturday, 5 May 2018
No fewer than 31,672 Nigerians are on the watch list of the Nigeria Immigration Service.
Friday, 4 May 2018
The Department of Defence, which said this in a statement issued in Washington on Thursday, added that a 60-member planning group were would be drawn from the countries.