Security operatives on Friday took over the premises of Amigo Supermarket, one of the biggest supermarkets in Abuja, over the proprietor’s alleged links to a terrorist group, Hezbollah.
By Peter Duru; Makurdi, Kingsley Omonobi; Abuja, Ndahi Marama; Maiduguri, Chris Ochayi Boko Haram paid us N5,000 to set fire on schools released – freed members Despite efforts by security agencies to stem the recurrent invasion of parts of Benue state by armed Fulani herdsmen, no fewer than 17 persons have been killed in Akough…
BY JOHNBOSCO AGBAKWURU, ABUJA MEN suspected to be kidnappers Friday morning stormed Obasanjo farms in Mfamosong, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State and kidnapped two Asians said to be staff of the Oil Palm Estate.
From TIMOTHY OLANREWAJU, Maiduguri Fourteen boys initially detained but released yesterday by the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State in compliance with President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive, stunned journalists when they confessed they were informants and spies of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgent group.
By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North INDICATIONS emerged, Thursday, that the north might sanction prominent politicians from the region found to be fraternising with President Goodluck Jonathan with a view to scuttling its desire of occupying the Presidency in 2015.
By JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT – THE people of Kula community in Rivers State, have threatened to shut down Shell Petroleum Development Company and Chevron Nigeria Limited operations in the area over alleged abandoned projects.
THE Federal Government may soon commence a clampdown on “extremist groups”, especially the Oodua People’s Congress and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra. President Goodluck Jonathan has said the OPC, MASSOB and the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, constitute threats to national security.
The Joint Task Force on Thursday said it had uncovered a Lebanon-based Hezbollah armoury and terror cell in Bompai, Kano State. The force, which said it found large cache of arms and ammunition, also confirmed the arrest of three persons in connection with the armoury and the cell. A Lebanese national currently out of the…
Families of the five PaKistani nationals on board an oil vessel, MT Matrix 1 abducted last Saturday 40 nautical miles off the Bayelsa coast have told the management of the company, Matrix Energy, Warri, Delta State, not to pay any ransom to the abductors to get them released, promising that they would kill Nigerians in…
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria Representative in Bayelsa State, Mr. Alagoa Morris has dismissed claims by a Shell Spokesman, Mr. Precious Okoloba, that the current massive oil spill in Taylor creeks was due to sabotage. Responding to a statement by Shell spokesman, Mr. Alagoa described his statement as, “same old story”.