Abducted Students Freed By Bandits In Katsina
Hours after a video surfaced of the students abducted by armed bandits at the Kankara Secondary School in Katsina State, the gunmen have released the boys. According to reports from the area, the released boys are currently in Shafe, a border community between Zamfara and Katsina States. A source... Read more
The following piece is from an interview granted by Dr Abubakar Siddique Mohammed, the Director, Centre for Democratic Development Research and Training, Zango Shanu, Zaria, whose centre carried out a research on banditry, kidnapping and killings in Zamfara and Katsina states. He speaks on the findings of their research.... Read more
Katsina Attack: Boko haram Claims Responsibility For Students’ Kidnap
Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed it was behind the abduction of hundreds of students in northwestern Nigeria, in what appears to be a major expansion of the jihadist group’s activities into new areas. At least 333 students are still missing since the attack late Friday on the all-boys Government... Read more
Gunmen Abducts Large Numbers Of Students From School As Buhari Visits Hometown Nearby
As if to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to his Daura hometown in Katsina State, Friday, December 11, 2020, armed bandits prowling freely in the state stormed a secondary school in nearby Kankara community and abducted a yet to be determined number of students. President Buhari arrived Katsina and headed... Read more
Maina’s Fleeing Son, Faisal, Arrested By EFCC
Faisal Maina, the son of the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, who escaped from justice, has been rearrested. He was rearrested by security operatives on Wednesday night after he was declared wanted by the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Economic and Financial... Read more
N2bn Money Laundering Trial: Maina Collapses In Court
A former chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Thursday, collapsed in the dock during the resumed hearing in his N2bn money laundering trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja.   The Thursday’s sitting was scheduled for the hearing of the defendant’s no-case submission,... Read more
Ohaneze Condemns Northern Elders Forum Leader, Ango Abdullahi Over Incendiary Allegations
  . Says allegations unfounded   Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the reported statement credited to the leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Prof. Ango Abdullahi who allegedly attributed most violent acts against northerners to Igbos. In a statement issued today (Tuesday) by the Ohaneze,... Read more
IDPs: Tiv Community In US Petitions Buhari
The Mutual Union of Tiv in America (MUTA) has called on Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to urgently take measures to ensure the immediate return of thousands of  Tiv people leaving in internally displaced persons(IDPs) camps(IDPs) in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states,  to their ancestral homes. MUTA made the appeal... Read more
Buhari Warns Against Violent Protest As #ENDSARS Agitations Enters Second Phase
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday said Nigerians are at liberty to freely express themselves in a democracy but the government will not tolerate any acts of hooliganism. He said hooligans hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively to ensure peace and stability in the country. The... Read more
Justice Akomolafe-Wilson Lauds Gov. Wike’s Appointment Of Non-Indigene As Chief Judge
Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson has commended Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for appointing an Edo indigene as the Chief Judge of Rivers State.Justice Akomolafe-Wilson said it was absurd to use  state of origin to deny married female judges the opportunity to attain the peak of their judicial career.She stated this during... Read more