Nigerian Army refutes accusation on being guilty of war crime

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday reacted to the report that the International Criminal Court, ICC, has found it guilty of war crime. In a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman Kukasheka, the army said, the publication was false and misrepresentation of facts. The statement reads: The attention of the Nigerian Army has been […]

Ortom returns from Israel, tells supporters to ensure peaceful campaigns

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged his supporters to ensure peaceful campaigns for the 2019 elections in the state.He spoke while addressing thousands of the supporters who stormed the gate of Benue Peoples House, Makurdi to welcome him on his return from pilgrimage to Israel. Governor Ortom stated that as those who currently possess the people’s mandate, […]

ASUP strike begins Wednesday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) is expected to begin its indefinite nationwide strike today, Wednesday. Usman Dutse, ASUP’s national president, on Tuesday, said the strike became necessary following the failure of the federal government to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements reached with the union. “We are commencing our strike tomorrow (today) as […]

Disconnection: Kaduna Electric Seeks Zazzau Emir’s Support

Kaduna Electric has said that it embarked on the disconnection of some customers in Zaria city and environs due to their refusal to settle their huge electricity debts. The debts it further said is causing a strain on the company’s operations. Officials of the company said this when they visited the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji […]

Kaduna Businessman Gana, Loses Breach Of Fundamental Rights Case

A Kaduna High Court in Northwest Nigeria has struck out a case of alleged breach of fundamental rights brought before it by a business man, Alhaji Umaru Gana and Environmental Engineering Construction Nig .Ltd. Gana and the Company were challenging their invitation by the Police following a case of criminal Breach of trust, cheating and […]

Port Harcourt Zone Emerges Overall Best At Eastern Naval Command Championship

Port Harcourt zone has emerged overall winner with 31 Gold, 20 Silver and 17 Bronze at the Eastern Naval Command Championship which ended in Uyo on Wednesday. The Intra-Command championship saw Uyo zone as second with 15 Gold,18 Silver and 10 Bronze while the Fleet zone came third with 10 Gold, 8 Silver and 15 […]

Suspected kidnappers arrested in Niger

The Niger State Police Command has arrested one suspect for alleged kidnapping a man in Kontagora area of the State. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Mohammadu Abubakar, in a statement on Tuesday in Minna, alleged that the suspect and nine others kidnapped one Alhaji Abubakar Umaru of Magama Local Government Area on Nov. 15, […]

AY laments, reveals problems facing Nollywood

Popular comedian and actor, Ayo Makun popularly known as AY, has poured out his heart on some of the problems facing the Nigerian motion picture industry, globally known as Nollywood. AY, in a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday, described Nollywood as a ‘back-stabbing community,’ stating all levels of flaws in the industry. According […]

Troops arrest notorious gun runners in Niger State

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed for Operation Whirl Punch have arrested three notorious gun runners; Aminu Umar, Shehu Samaila and Bilyaminu Abdullahi, aged 32, 25 and 22 years respectively. A statement from Col. Muhammadu Dole, deputy director Army public relations, on Wednesday said the gunrunners were apprehended during a Stop and Search operation […]