Police beef up security in Lagos against Boko Haram terrorists

The police have beefed up security in Lagos, following recent claim by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau that he ordered a bombing – Apapa, an industrial hub of the former capital city.Lagos State Police Commissioner Umar Manko told leaders of the Victoria Island community at a meeting at the weekend that the value of investment in the area cannot be take for granted hence the need for the community to be alert at all time.“We have been on top of security situation in Lagos. Victoria Island had recorded low crime rate in recent time.

(MAIDUGURI) Boko Harm kill 40

Suspected Islamists raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses in a familiar pattern of killing that has forced tens of thousands to flee their homes this year.Witnesses and a security source said the gunmen, thought to be members of Boko Haram,…

Northern delegates take battle to kill National conference report to National Assembly

There are plans to kill the final report of the National Conference. Northern delegates met at a highbrow hotel in Abuja at the weekend to ensure that the report does not see the light of day.The conference, which ended abruptly last week, is to review and adopt its report on August 4, preparatory for presentation to President Goodluck Jonathan.A former Senator, a woman, “is the arrow head” of the conferees who met and resolved to “seek the understanding” of senators and House of Representatives members from the North to scuttle the report.

Fulani herdsmen kill one in Owukpa, residents flee to Enugu

The Fulani carnage in Owukpa community in Benue state has taken a different dimension as one person has been allegedly killed by the herdsmen who this evening invaded Ankpa village in the community.DailyPost has also gathered that no fewer than 3 persons have been injured and are presently in critical condition. Report says a man’s hands were completely chopped off by the herdsmen.

Why former Gov Nyako fled Nigeria — Aide

There was a clear indication last night that former Adamawa State Governor, Admiral Murtala Nyako, who was sacked last week, had fled the country.A competent source confirmed to Vanguard exclusively that the governor was not in Nigeria, having left the shores shortly after he was impeached by the state House of Assembly over alleged gross misconduct.Although the source close to Nyako claimed that the man had travelled out of Nigeria to take a deserved rest after many years on the saddle, it was learnt that the retired naval chief fled the country in a bid to avoid being harassed by security agents, who have been looking for him.

North not agitated about resource control — Sani

by Leke BaiyewuFormer National Publicity Secretary of the Arewa Consultative Forum and spokesperson for the Northern Delegates’ Forum at the National Conference, Mr. Anthony Sani, in this interview with LEKE BAIYEWU, explains the region’s stance on some proposals at the confabWhat do you think could have been responsible for the sharp division between the North…