resident Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said bandits must be treated as criminals without adding any ethnic coloration to it. This is as he made a revelation that he has directed the new security chiefs and other heads of security agencies in Nigeria to go all out in dealing with criminals terrorizing the country regardless of the name by which they are called.Read more
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PRESIDENT BUHARI DESCRIBES KIDNAPPING OF 317 SCHOOL GIRLS in ZAMFARA AS INHUMANE AND TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE.
Mass abduction of school children by armed bandits have become a trend in Nigeria as attacks have been carried out on schools in different states within the last three months. President Buhari described the Zamfara kidnap as “inhumane and totally unacceptable.” The President has vowed that his government will not succumb to blackmail by bandits following the latest abduction ofRead more
A small Nigerian air force (NAF) passenger plane crashed just outside Abuja airport after reporting engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the air force said. The plane, a Beechcraft King Air 350i, was on its way to the city of Minna, Niger state, 110 kilometres (68 miles) northwest of the capital, air force spokesman Ibikunle DaramoleRead more
Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that there was panic in Orlu, Njaba and Orsu Local Government Areas of Imo State on Thursday, following a combined military and police operation in search of Eastern Security Network (ESN) camps and members. There has been a heavy security presence in the communities since February 12th, 2021, with the military combing forests in theRead more
Kolawole Oluwadare, The Deputy Director of Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has ridiculed the Federal Government for failing to provide adequate security for its citizenry following the recent kidnap of about 42 students and staff of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, Niger State. He also warned that the Federal Government would be held accountable if the students and theirRead more
President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly appointment more political aides and loyalists into top positions at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) have revealed that Buhari reportedly appointed three serving aides and a political player in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to separate positions at the highly-courted oil and gas sector regulatory body. According to reports,GamboManzo, AbubakarBarde and AbbaDansarari who are currently serving as aides toRead more
The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello on Friday met with a prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi to discuss how to secure the release of the kidnapped Kagara students and staff. Before meeting the Governor, reports had it that Gumi had on Thursday visited the bandits in the Tagina forest of Niger State. Speaking shortly after meeting Gumi, the Niger State Governor debunkedRead more
The youths of Nigeria took to the street of Lagos on Saturday, 13th February, 2021 to carry out peaceful protest #OccupyLekkiTollGate, against the verdict passed by the judicial panel inquiry established by the Lagos state government to probe brutality and highhandedness of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to reopen the Lekki tollgate. The peaceful protesters who gathered at LekkiRead more
YOU ARE THE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA NOT THE PRESIDENT OF THE FULANI, GOVERNOR ORTOM TELLS BUHARI. ARREST FULANI SPOKESMAN HE ADDED.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of only caring about Fulani herders, rather than being the president for all Nigerians. Ortom made the call while addressing a press conference in Makurdi on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 after recovering from Covid-19. He said: “Mr. President, in case you are listening to me, I want you toRead more
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Thursday accused the police of lying when it denied the reported Fulani herdsmen attack on his house. Soyinka in a statement where he narrated his side of the incident, said he was not personally attacked but the herdsmen and cows attacked his residence. He also countered the police version which reported just a stray cow, notingRead more