Lead Dialogue talks, Bandits Tells Buhari

By Abdulrahaman Hussaini A group of bandits has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to personally oversee peace talks with them. In the past few months, bandits have been carrying out series of attacks, killings and kidnappings across the northern states. Shekh Ahmad Gumi, a prominent Islamic cleric, had met with some of the bandits in […]

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Politics of amnesty: Like Niger Delta militants, like bandits?

By Fredrick Nwabufo SIR: Did the activities of militants in the Niger Delta qualify as crime? Hell Yes! Militancy and kidnapping were a profitable pursuit in that oil-rich region in the early 2000s. Kidnapping as an organised venture entered our national lexicon at the time. Immigrants from Europe and America working with oil companies were kidnapped […]

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Years After Zaria Killings: Victims Of Army, Shi’ite Clash Await Compensation

Justice for the victims of the December 2015 bloody clash in Zaria, Kaduna State, during which soldiers dislodged a Shi’ite worship centre and residence… Justice for the victims of the December 2015 bloody clash in Zaria, Kaduna State, during which soldiers dislodged a Shi’ite worship centre and residence of the leader of the Islamic Movement […]

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‘It Fell After Hitting A Mango Tree’ – Witness Recounts Abuja Jet Crash

At least seven Air Force personnel were killed when a Beachcraft aircraft crashed shortly after take-off…. One of the persons who witnessed the air mishap involving an aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force in Abuja on Sunday has narrated what transpired. At least seven Air Force personnel were killed when a Beachcraft aircraft crashed shortly […]

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‘Yan fashin da na hadu da su sun ce ba su san wanda ya sace daliban Kagara ba, in Sheikh Gumi.

Yan fashin da na hadu da su sun ce ba su san wanda ya sace daliban Kagara ba, in Sheikh Gumi. Shahararren malamin addinin Islama, Ahmad Gumi, ya ce ‘yan fashin da ya hadu da su a jihar Neja sun musanta labarin sace daliban 27 na Kwalejin Kimiyya ta Gwamnati (GSC), da ke Kagara. Shehun […]

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Ku daina garkuwa da mutane amma kada ku shiga Izalah saboda ta fi satar mutane muni, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi

by Abdul Rahman Rashid – Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi ya yi kira ga Fulani su daina aikin fasadi a doron kasa da suke yi – Ya ce kashe-kashen mutane da sace-sacen mutane ba abu mai kyau bane – Amma Shehi yace idan suka fita kada su shiga Izalah saboda ta fi muni Babban Malamin addini kuma jagoran darikar Tijjaniya […]

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TRIBUTE: THREE BATTLES OF DIKKO INDE :by Mahmud Jega

Dikko Abdullahi Inde, who died in an Abuja hospital on Thursday evening after a brief illness, did not have a happy retirement since he left the Nigeria Customs Service in August 2015, six years before he clocked the mandatory retirement age. Anti-corruption agencies charged him to court for alleged offences, and he was subjected to […]

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Grazing Crisis: Fulani Group Lauds Bauchi Governor’s Interventions

A Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has described Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi  State as a God sent leader who is always in support of peace, justice and equality. The association, in a statement by its national secretary, Saleh Alhassan, said the governor’s latest stand in the raging herders/farmers conflicts was to situate it […]

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