Residents Panic As Erosion Takes Over Enugu Community

According to Nigerian Tribune, the people of Amuzam Community, Enugu Ngwo in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State, have cried out for help over erosion menace in the area. Speaking during an inspection tour of the area recently, a former transition committee chairman of Enugu North Local Government, Sir Isaac Igwe, lamented the […]

Army ‘captures’ 220 Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian army on Friday said its troops had captured 220 Boko Haram insurgents in various clearance operations in the north-east region. Onyema Nwachukwu, the deputy director, army public relations, operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said troops captured 167 insurgents after raiding their enclaves in Lake Chad […]

Robbery: Burna Boy turns self in, to be charged to court on Monday

Burna Boy, dancehall artiste born Damini Ogulu, turned himself in for questioning by the Lagos state police command on Friday. He had been named in connection with a robbery attack on Mr 2Kay, a fellow artiste. The robbery took place at EKO Hotel and Suites in Lagos after 2baba Idibia’s Buckwyld & Breathless concert. According […]

Yari: Buhari will never divert public funds for election… Fayose is on his own

Abdullaziz Yari, chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, “is on his own”. On Friday, Fayose said he was not part of the governors who approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the excess crude account (ECA) to fight Boko Haram. The governor alleged that the sum was withdrawn in preparation […]

Libyan slavery: 1,317 Nigerians rescued in 10 days

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country en route Europe. The Director-General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihajja, made the disclosure while receiving a fresh batch of 116 Nigerians who arrived the country on Friday […]

Sanusi’s first son joins police

Aminu Sanusi, first son of Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has joined the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). The prince, who has a degree in accounting from the University of Buckingham, UK, graduated from the Plateau academy of the police with the rank of assistant superintendent of police (ASP). He studied Arabic in Riyad, Saudi […]

Mr 2kay Robbery: At last, Burna Boy reacts, says he will reveal truth

Embattled Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, has finally reacted to allegations that he was behind the robbery of his colleague, Mr. 2kay. Mr 2Kay was robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on October 22, during the “Buckwyld N Breathless” concert where he also […]

Buhari urges accountability, good neighbourliness in meetings with ECOWAS, AU

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday met with the President of ECOWAS Commission and Chairperson of the African Union Commission, at the State House, Abuja, during which he emphasised the need for accountability and good neighbourliness in both the sub-region, and on the African continent. Receiving Marcel de Souza, President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Buhari said […]