Thirteen police officers have been killed after bandits ambushed mobile operatives who were responding to distress calls in communities within and around Kurar Mota village in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara State.  Confirming the attack which took place on Sunday, spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, said “the personnel who ran into the ambush […]

Police in the United Kingdom have said that a Nigerian-born footballer, Odichukumma Kelvin Igweani, after killing a neighbour. UK-based newspapers, DailyMail and TheSUN quoted the police as alleging that the 24-year-old Nigerian also held a toddler captive. The police said Richard Woodcock, a 38-year-old council highways officer had raced to help after hearing screams during […]

Bandits have killed the member representing Shinkafi constituency in the Zamfara State House of Assembly Muhammad Ahmad.  Hon. Ahmad was killed on Tuesday night on his way to Kano after attending a rally to welcome Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State and members of the State House of Assembly to the ruling All Progressives Congress […]

Gunmen have killed AIG Christopher Dega (retd.), a Senior Special Assistant to Benue State Governor, Ortom on Security. Reports Gathered gathered that the governor’s aide was killed in Jos, the Plateau State capital. The retired police officer was said to have been killed on Tuesday when he was reportedly shot several times in the chest.   […]

Bandits have killed the eldest son of the Emir of Kontagora, Bashir Namaska, at his father’s farm alongside others working on the farm at Masuga village along the Kontagora-Rijau Road in Niger State. The traditional ruler’s son was the Sardauna of Kontagora and had been holding the fort for his father, the Sarkin Sudan, who […]

One police officer, Edogi Bassey, has been killed in the early hours of Wednesday as gunmen attacked two police stations in Akwa Ibom State. The officer was killed after the gunmen around 6.30 am attacked Etim Ekpo Area Command and Division. A portion of the police station was also razed by the gunmen. The Police […]

At least fifteen people were killed on Monday evening when suspected herdsmen attacked four villages in Ebonyi State.  The attack took place in Umuhuali, Nkalaha, Obeagu, Nkalagu, and Amazu in Ishielu Local Government Area of the southeast state, further raising concerns about the country’s security. Eyewitnesses say the gunmen were shooting sporadically, killing the victims […]

The South-East Governors Forum have accused desperate politicians of aligning with bandits to stabilise Nigeria. Chairman of the Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, made the comments on Tuesday after a virtual meeting with the five governors of the region in attendance. “The governors are so worried about the killings and kidnappings that are […]

Military spokesman John Enenche on Monday said only 43 persons have been confirmed killed during the onslaught on farmers in Zabarmari, Borno on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. On Sunday, the United Nations had reported that 110 civilians had been killed. “We have also received reports that several women may have been kidnapped. I […]

A Federal Government delegation led by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State by mid-day on Monday on a condolence visit over the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists. Members of the delegation include the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Ministers of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello; […]

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