Tag: assassination

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EditorAugust 21, 2017

Lawmaker apologises for wishing Trump’s assassination

by Adedotun Michael Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, a Missouri lawmaker who drew outrage from every corner over her brief Facebook comment ...

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AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Two injured as Senator, wife escape assassination attempt

At least two persons have been thoroughly injured after armed youths attacked Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central at the ...

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AzeezJuly 6, 2017

Attempted murder: Court orders Kashamu to submit himself for investigation

A Federal High Court in Abuja has asked the Senator representing Ogun East, Buru to submit himself to the police ...

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AzeezJune 24, 2017

“I intended no malice” | Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination joke

Actor Johnny Depp on Friday apologized for joking about President Donald Trump being assassinated while speaking to a music festival ...

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AzeezJune 12, 2017

“Thank God for my bullet-proof car” | Melaye reacts to fresh assassination claim

Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has reportedly escaped another assassination attempt. In a series of tweets on Monday, Melaye ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 29, 2017

How Rear Admiral Ikoli died – Police

by Dolapo Adelana The Lagos State Police Command has concluded investigations into the mysterious death of Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

Gov. Bello wants to assassinate me – Dino Melaye

by Dolapo Adelana The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has accused the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, of plotting to assassinate ...

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AzeezApril 22, 2017

‘Touch Dino and face our wrath’ | Women protest attack on Dino Melaye

by Azeez Adeniyi Some women on Saturday protested over the reported attempt to kill Senator Dino Melaye in Aiyetoro-Gbede, Ijumu ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 18, 2017

Assassination attempt: Gov. Bello’s silence speaks volumes – Dino Melaye

by Dolapo Adelana The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has said the silence of state Governor, Yahaya Bello over ...

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AzeezApril 10, 2017

How Wike survived 5 assassination attempts in 11 months – Rivers govt

by Azeez Adeniyi Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr Austin Tam-George has said Governor Nyesom Wike survived five assassination ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 7, 2017

‘Slain Rear Admiral Ikoli was set to be the next Chief of Naval Staff’

by Dolapo Adelana The late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Lagos, who was found dead ...

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AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

Assassination attempt on Edo Speaker fails

by Azeez Adeniyi An assassination attempt on the life of the Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Justin Okonoboh, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

How security agencies planned to assassinate me -Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike says the six police officers dismissed by the Nigeria were relieved of their duty because they ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 23, 2016

APC condemns killings in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has decried the recent spate of assassinations in the state in the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 2, 2016

Security agencies threaten to assassinate me – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has accused security agencies of planning to assassinate him, The Nation reports. Wike said this at a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 11, 2016

Dogara, others attempted to assassinate me – Jibrin

Suspended House of Representatives member Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin on Tuesday said the lower chamber had no moral right to criticise ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2016

Rivers APC accuses Wike of being behind assassination of its members

The Chairman of the Rivers state Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Davis Ikanya has accused Governor of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 30, 2016

Gunmen assassinate family of 6 in Lagos

Yet to be identified gunmen on Thursday murdered a family of six in the Igbogbo Community in Ikorodu, Lagos, The Sun reports. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 15, 2016

Nigerian businessman assassinated in South Africa

A Nigeria businessman Monday Okorie, was killed in Potchefstroom, North West Province of South Africa, on Tuesday. According to the President ...

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AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Why I called out IBB’s son on Instagram – Zahra Indimi

After going on a about alleged assassination attempt by Mohammed Babangida, son of former military leader, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

IBB’s son in messy marriage scandal | Ex-wife’s family allege assasination attempt

Mohammed Babangida, son of former military leader, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) is currently embroiled in a messy marriage scandal, involving ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Gunmen murder former Ondo PDP LGA chairman

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Friday assassinated a former local government caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic ...

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Mallam YeroJune 6, 2016

If I’m assassinated, hold El-Rufai responsible – Sani Shehu

Senator Shehu Sani’s rift with the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai is well documented and has been largely political. However, ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

Did Raymond Dokpesi escape an assassination attempt?

Former Chairman of Daar Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, has reportedly escaped an assassination attempt after unidentified gun men allegedly shot at ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 2, 2016

Opinion: Who wants our President dead?

What started as a big joke suddenly became a reality. In a desperate bid to stop the emergence of President ...

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Azubuike AzikweMay 1, 2016

How Oshiomhole’s Deputy survived assassination attempt

Edo State Deputy Governor, Dr. Pius Odubu, was almost killed on Saturday, when his campaign entourage was attacked by gunmen ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2015

How I survived assassination attempt by Shiite Muslims – Tukur Buratai, COAS

Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Monday, that the grace of God enabled him to escape the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 12, 2015

Army’s claim of assassination attempt is the ‘lie of the decade’ – Shiite sect

The Shi’a Islamic Movement has accused the Nigerian Army of peddling the ‘lie of the decade’ by alleging that the group ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 12, 2015

Just In: Shi’a Muslim sect clash with soldiers in Zaria, Army chief survives ‘assassination’ attempt (PHOTOS)

Seven people were killed on Saturday, during a firefight between the Nigerian Army and members of the Shi’a Muslim sect, in Zaria, Kaduna. ...

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Janeth JDecember 6, 2015

How Bamanga Tukur ‘purportedly’ survived assassination attempt

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur, claims to have narrowly escaped being assassinated. In a statement ...

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