‘Herdsmen’ hit Kaduna village, kill four

Suspected herdsmen have killed four people in Bakin Kogi, a village in Jama’a local government area of Kaduna state. A witness told TheCable that the incident happened around 10am on Sunday. The witness said the victims were ambushed while returning home from palm wine tapping. A lady, who sustained serious injuries from gunshots, has been taken […]

APC Torn Into Four Camps

Chief John Odigie Oyegun, the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), had maintained an impressive record of being punctual at the party’s national secretariat located at plot number 40 Blantyre Street, Wuse II Abuja. But soon after President Muhammadu Buhari announced the appointment of APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to […]

FCTA warns residents against buying lands in area councils

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, has bemoaned the illegal activities of touts and advised the public to desist from transaction on plots of land allocated by the Area Councils until title regularisation process is concluded. The FCT Permanent Secretary and Chairman of the FCT Land Use & Allocation Committee (LUAC), Chinyeaka Ohaa, made this disclosure […]

President Buhari restates federal govt’s commitment to welfare, security of hajj pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of his administration to ensure improved welfare, security and adequate health service delivery to all Nigerian pilgrims, while in Saudi Arabia. The Chief Information Officer of NAHCON, Malam Adamu Abdullahi, in a statement on Saturday said President Buhari gave the assurance after receiving briefing on the preparations for […]

Nigerian troops neutralise fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops on Friday killed several Boko Haram terrorists at Goniri community in Gubio Local Government Area of Yobe. The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 27 Task Force Brigade, Maj. Nureni Alimi, said in a statement made available to journalists in Maiduguri. He stated that the insurgents escaped their […]

Benue attack: Two of four missing police officers found unhurt

Two police officers who went missing in an ambush in Benue State have been found unhurt, police said on Sunday. The officers were amongst four mobile policemen who were declared missing after a police patrol team drove into an ambush by suspected herdsmen in Logo Local Government Area on Saturday afternoon. But the remaining two […]