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Breaking News: Nigerian Army in a Gunn Battle with Terrorists

The Nigerian Army is currently engaged in exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in Okene town, Kogi State. A Premium Times report states that the gun battle started in the early hours of Tuesday, while residents remaining indoors as the clash between the troops and suspected terrorists heightened. An eyewitness and resident of the town…

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Kastina: A Pedophila Group of 5 Men Gang-Raped and Pregnanted 13 Years Old Girl.

Five men namely, Amadu Mairake, 60, Samaila Hamza, 30, Hassan Surajo, 40, Sani Abdullahi, 30, and 40-year-old Hassan Ila were on Tuesday arraigned before a Senior Magistrates Court sitting in Katsina, for allegedly impregnating a 13- year-old minor. The suspects, who reside at Borin-Dawa village in Malumfashi Local Government of Katsina State, were arraigned on…

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Nigerian Military May Have Supplied Boko Haram with the Cluster Bombs – Campaigners

Nigeria has warned civilians that Boko Haram is using deadly cluster bombs but campaigners say the Islamists may have got the banned weapons from the military in the first place. Defence spokesperson Rabe Abubakar urged people to be on their guard for “cluster bombs, sometimes scalled scatter bombs”, as engineers had recently found caches in…

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Obasanjo’s Misuse of Powers While in Office Need Investigation and Prosecution – HEDA

A non-governmental resource centre, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), has petitioned the chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), to demand an update on an earlier request it made to the bureau over actions of former President Olusegun Obasanjo while in office between 1999 and 2007. The latest petition signed by the centre’s…

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UK Defence Chief Concludes Working Visit to British Training Team in Nigeria

Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir Nicholas Houghton has visited Nigeria to see UK military personnel training the Nigeria Armed Forces. General Sir Nicholas Houghton also met with senior Nigerian government officials to discuss how the UK might optimise the training support it can offer. The UK has a resident British Military Advisory and…

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Further Devaluation of Naira, the Solution to Present Nigeria Economic Problems – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF ) Friday called for further devaluation of Naira and remove all import restrictions as part of strategies to further strengthen the country’s economic adjustment programmes with realities of the current global economic conditions. Speaking at a press conference at the just concluded annual meetings of the World Bank and the…

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Alamieyeseigha, Former Bayelsa Governor confirmed Dead!

Former Bayelsa Governor, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha died a few hours ago in a private hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, a source in Bayelsa State confirmed to the News Agency. Alamieyeseigha, who was said to have suffered a cardiac arrest earlier in the week, gave up the ghost today, after having slipped into coma…

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‘I Gave-Up My Nigerian Nationality Due to Spiritual Ideology’ – Professor Alexia Thomas

Knowlegeable Professor Alexia Thomas is a Nigerian born, British naturalised citizen whose face is very familiar in most homes in the United Kingdom (UK) through her regular legal assistance to hundreds of Commonwealth citizens entering UK having various immigration issues or court representation. This assistance is done through her sound litigation attorneys who offer assistance…

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Military Base Attacked in Bayelsa, A Civilian Killed, and Weapons Carted Away

A military post at the Kolo Creek in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, primarily stationed in the area to guard an oilfield operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company, was Saturday, reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen, killing a civilian guard, one Mr. Austin Igwe. The gunmen, who report claimed operated in a Sports…

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The Islamic State’s West Africa Province Claims Victory over Nigerian Army

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWA–formerly known as Boko Haram) has released a short video showing its forces overrunning a Nigerian army position in the northeastern Nigerian province of Borno. The date of the incident is unknown, but attacks in Borno happen frequently. The video shows ISWA fighters advancing on the position through an…