Gunmen attack two villages in Zamfara

By Adekunle Aliyu with Agency ReportOukolade explains military operations in BenueTwo villages in the Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State were attacked yesterday afternoon, killing 28 people . Also the Director of Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, on Friday said the deployment of troops to some state in the North-Central was aimed at restoring…

Ritualists’ den uncovered in Abeokuta

Hell was let lose yesterday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, when residents of Akinremi Estate in Adigbe area of Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area, discovered another ritualists’ den. Angry youths trooped to the area and set the building ablaze.Yesterday’s discovery was, however, special as the proprietors also used to breed babies for rituals. This development…

Petroleum scarcity has political undertone – NNPC

Nigerian National Petroleum corporation NNPC, yesterday, said that the acute shortage of petroleum products especially the ‘Premium motor spirit’ witnessed throughout the nation in the past few months was caused by factors beyond the control of the corporation.The corporation said there was a political undertone to the fuel scarcity.The Executive Director, Port Harcourt operations, Engineer…

Ngige testifies before tribunal

Almost six months after the November 16, 17 and 30, 2013 Governorship election in Anambra State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to release ballot papers to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate Senator Chris Ngige for analysis. Bona Oraekwe, one of the witnesses, stated this yesterday at the Anambra State…

Nigerian boy killed mother in pre-planned dastardly knife attack – London court testimony

Details have emerged at the Chelmsford Crown Court in London of how 21-year-old Nigerian student Emmanual Kalejaiye made meticulous plans before murdering his 44-year-old accountant mother Tolu Kalejaiye at their family home in Wethersfield Way, Wickford, on September 26 last year. Mrs. Kelajaiye, who worked as an accountant at TAK Consulting Limited in the United…