Lt-Gen Ihejirika we are winning war on terror

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, yesterday said that Nigeria has begun winning the war against terrorism.He said the state of emergency declared by the Federal Government in three states in the North had helped to curb terrorism in the country.The COAS spoke at the inauguration of the Headquarters of the 32 Artillery…


Kano State Police arrest 3241 suspects

Police said yesterday that the war against crime in Kano State was bearing fruits with the arrest of 3,241 suspects for various crimes between January and June.Crime statistics released by the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Musa Daura, during a press briefing at the Bompai Headquarters of the state police command showed that out of this…


NNPC pipeline vandals and explosion in Lagos

There was an explosion in Lagos on Wednesday after vandals ruptured an oil pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation at Akinbo Island.As learnt that the culprits came to the jetty in three barges and canoes around 1am and ruptured the splash zone of the pipeline and siphoned thousands of litres of petrol into…

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USA Obama won’t visit Nigeria

 The United States on Tuesday hinted on the reasons why President Barack Obama won’t visit Nigeria during his upcoming three-nation trip to Africa.According to US officials, the ongoing insecurity appeared to be responsible for the exclusion of Nigeria in Obama’s second visit to the continent.Obama is scheduled to visit Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa.


4 hanged in Benin

Four convicts who had been on the death row were Monday executed by hanging in Benin City, capital of Edo State, south-south Nigeria. The execution which took place in the premises of the Benin City Central Prisons, has however elicited condemnation from Amnesty International. In a statement, the international human rights group, called on Nigerian…


Arewa option on National Conference

THE Guardian Tuesday, May 28, 2013 carried the report of the interview of The Patriot’s Chairman, Prof Ben Nwabueze and Chief Solomon Adun Asemota (SAN) a member. In that interview, the two leaders maintained that the way to “save Nigeria from Anarchy” was by the convening of a National Conference” and the Arewa, the conclave…