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Fashola: how we foiled terrorists attempt to bomb Lagos

Written by on 7 February 2020

Minister for Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has narrated how an attempt by terrorists to bomb Lagos State in 2013 was thwarted. Fashola, who was governor of the state at the time, said the security intercepted 17 suitcases loaded with explosives which were smuggled in to cause disaster. He made this disclosure while delivering a […]

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Federal Government Doing More to Contain Security Challenges in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Written by on 4 February 2020

Vice president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said that Buhari regime is doing more to handle the current security challenge in Nigeria. Osinbajo made this revelation in a statement made available by Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Office of the Vice President. Read full Statement below: […]

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Gunmen killed two, one injured in fresh Plateau attacks

Written by on 4 February 2020

Two people have reportedly been killed and one other injured as gunmen again invaded Plateau communities on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday. The gunmen struck in the Kura Falls community, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing one person on Tuesday. A villager, Mr Moses Gyang told our correspondent in Jos […]

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DELSU final year student drowns in Delta river

Written by on 3 February 2020

A final year student of the Delta State University, Abraka, simply identified as Precious Omordia has reportedly been confirmed dead after drowning in Okotie river. Friends of the deceased, who confirmed the tragic death, took to social media to pen down tributes to him. It was learnt that the sad incident occurred on Saturday, February […]

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Teenager disappears after leaving home for school clearance

Written by on 3 February 2020

Friends and family members of David Iyoha have been thrown into confusion after he left home for his clearance in school in the Yaba area of Lagos State and has not been seen since November 25, 2019. It was gathered that David left his parents’ house in the Ago Palace Way area of the state […]

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We’re in a big hole as a nation —Former Minister, TY Danjuma

Written by on 20 December 2019

A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. T.Y. Danjuma (retd.) has warned that in Yoruba-land, everyone seems to have lost their voice in terms of speaking against “governance collapse.” He also warned that the nation was “in a big hole,” stressing the need for everyone to wake up. Danjuma, alongside other dignitaries, spoke on Thursday […]

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BREAKING: National Assembly has raised 2020 budget by N3bn

Written by on 5 December 2019

The National Assembly has raised its budget for 2020 from the N125bn to N128bn. The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations made the recommendation in its report on the 2020 Appropriation Bill scheduled for consideration and passage today. The increment of the National Assembly budget forms part of the increase in the size of the […]

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Convicted ex-gov Kalu begs prison warders not to handcuff him

Written by on 5 December 2019

Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud, was heard asking prison warders, “Where are you taking us to?” after his sentencing. Kalu, who is the Senate Chief Whip, also begged the prison warders not to handcuff him in public, that he would follow their lead. […]

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Buhari uncovers made-in-Nigeria war vehicles, promises security

Written by on 4 December 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reassured Nigerians of their safety under his administration, promising that he remained committed to fighting insecurity, especially insurgency. He spoke in Kaduna where he unveiled additional Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles for the Nigerian Army. The vehicles, code-named Ezugwu MRAP, will be used for counter-insurgency operations by the army. […]

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