Gunmen attack Bauchi army camp, kill commander

  by: Austine Tsenzughul, Bauchi Unknown gunmen on Thursday morning attacked an Army camp manned by six armed soldiers at Wunti -Dada, Bauchi State. One of the soldiers, a sergeant, who was also the commander of the camp was killed, while one other army personnel was shot on the leg. The Nation gathered that one of the…

Fire razes church, shops as tanker explodes in Lagos

    Fire razed several shops and part of a church building after a tanker containing Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, exploded yesterday, at Total depot Dockyard, Apapa Road, area of  Lagos. The incident was said to have started at 5:00am and raged till 10:00am before a team of fire fighters from Oando,Total and fire service…

Facing reality: We’ll soon recapture Boko Haram’s caliphate —Army spokesman

    DIRECTOR, Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, on Wednesday, said the Nigerian Army will soon reassert Nigeria’s sovereignty in portions that have been violated illegally by Boko Haram. “We are definitely working to reverse all those tendencies. We are not conceding any portion of this country to a group of terrorists and the required…

At least 60 killed in central Nigeria communal battle: police

By Our Reporter (LAFIA) Fighting between Fulani herdsmen and farmers from the Eggon ethnic group has left at least 60 people dead in central Nigeria, mostly from machete cuts, police said on Thursday. The clashes broke out on Wednesday in Nasawrawa state, a week after some Eggon villagers accused Fulanis of stealing cattle, Nasarawa police…

Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram Relocating From Sambisa To Captured Territories In Northeastern Nigeria

Eyewitnesses in the villages near Sambisa forest told SaharaReporters that the insurgents had been moving their families and possibly many of their abductees to safer grounds in towns captured in recent weeks. Villagers living near Sambisa forest in Borno State have reported seeing a large number of Boko Haram militants leaving the wooded redoubt yesterday morning and moving towards southern Borno.A security source, who spoke to SaharaReporters, confirmed the account of the villagers. He said Nigeria’s intelligence agents were aware that members of the deadly sect, who had

Four military officers quizzed in involved in acts inimical to the military tradition

Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the military high command had started taking decisive steps against security personnel involved in acts inimical to the military tradition.It was gathered on Wednesday that four army officers were arrested for allegedly encouraging some soldiers, who disobeyed a directive on posting to Bama, one of the areas where Nigerian troops are fighting   Boko Haram insurgents.

40 feared killed in fresh Alago/Eggon fight in Nasarawa

Not less than 40  people have been feared killed in a fresh fight between the Alago and Eggon people of Nasarawa State, yesterday, while over 50 houses were also set ablaze. The fight took place at Tudun Adabu in Obi local government area of the state.An eye witness who was at the scene of the event said that the fight was initially between Eggon people and Fulani herdsmen in Assakio, headquarters of Lafia East development

president Jonathan, Obasanjo meet over Hausa/Fulani Islamic terrorists Boko Haram

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, held a closed-door meeting following high rate of insecurity in the country, occasioned by the Boko Haram insurgency. The problem appears to be getting out of control with terrorists capturing Gwoza, and declaring it an Islamic caliphate.The meeting was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on the invitation of President Jonathan.