Grief descended on soldiers stationed in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital on Monday night, when a soldier shot and killed his colleague. The suspect was identified as Lance Corporal Muazu (surname withheld) of the 423 Battalion, Elele Barracks, while the dead soldier was identified as Staff Sergeant Ishiaku Shuaibu.
The Federal Government would soon procure three surveillance aircraft from Czech Republic
Soldiers Saturday night stormed Durumi settlement area in Abuja where they shot three people dead while some escaped with various degrees of injury, the BBC Hausa radio reported. The people, who are mostly from Gwoza town of Borno State, have been taking refuge in the area since the recent seizure of their town by the…
Yaoundé — Cameroon’s President Mr Paul Biya vowed, yesterday, that his government would go after the Islamist group Boko Haram “until it is totally wiped out”.His Nigerian counterpart, President Goodluck Jonathan, on his part, was confident that the activities of insurgents and other cross-border criminals will soon be drastically curtailed with
Dangote Cement’s Zambian subsidiary has sued the country’s labour minister for libel and slander after he accused an executive of the Nigerian company of attempting to bribe him. A row has been brewing between Zambia and Dangote Cement, a major employer in Africa’s second-largest copper producer, after the government minister made the allegations in September.
A family source has told SaharaReporters of the death of Oyoms Alamieyeseigha, 24,
Military authorities prosecuting the war against terrorism in the North East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have arrested several soldiers, who were discovered to have leaked vital security information on the troops’ strategies and tactics to Boko Haram that led to a series of ambush and killing of over 30 Nigerian soldiers in recent…
If proposals contained in the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) were approved by the National Assembly, oil communities in Nigeria would, from next year, share $600 million annually from contributions made by oil firms in the country. The amount may be adjusted pursuant to subsection 334 of the new Act, “to allow for inflationary increase.”…
Efforts by stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress, APC to forge a consensus between two of the major presidential aspirants in the party, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Rabiu Kwankwanso have failed. Both men in an apparent determination to slug it out have now formally scheduled dates to declare their aspirations.
Three of the 12 soldiers sentenced last month to death by the Military General Court-Martial