Tag: attacks

AzeezDecember 18, 2017

Boko Haram attacks UN team in Borno, kills 4

Boko Haram terrorists have killed four persons and hijacked food trucks, after attacking a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid ...

AzeezDecember 3, 2017

Intelligence Fusion Centre in Maiduguri will stop Boko Haram attacks – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Intelligence Fusion Centre the Federal Government is setting up in Maiduguri will stop the ...

AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Air Force attacks Boko Haram buildings in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force said it has attacked buildings where Boko Haram insurgents were hibernating in Borno State. Director of ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Stop talks with PANDEF or we will resume attacks | Militants tell FG

The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers and a coalition of nine other militant groups on Monday threatened to resume attacks if ...

AzeezAugust 29, 2017

Military feeding Buhari with wrong information on Boko Haram – Rep

Member of the House of Representatives, Adamu Kamale on Monday said the military was giving wrong information to President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

AzeezAugust 28, 2017

Republicans brace for a challenging September amidst Trump attacks

Congressional Republicans while looking forward to September resumption to Capitol Hill, are jeering up for another round of criticisms and ...

AzeezAugust 10, 2017

70 lecturers did not resign over Boko Haram attacks – UNIMAID

The Management of the University of Maiduguri, Borno State has denied reports that 70 members of staff resigned due to ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

70 lecturers quit UNIMAID over Boko Haram attacks

About 70 lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) have resigned  since Boko Haram began terrorising the North-East, Punch reports. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 1, 2017

Closed-door session: Is Jeff Sessions running on extra-time in Trump’s cabinet?

US President Donald Trump has seen four of his top officials leave his cabinet in a period of five months. ...

AzeezJuly 31, 2017

We won’t stop oil search despite Boko Haram attack – UNIMAID VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi has said the search for oil will continue, despite the recent Boko Haram ...

AzeezJuly 30, 2017

FG won’t shut down UNIMAID despite attacks by Boko Haram – Minister

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu on Friday said the University of Maiduguri will not be shut despite the recent ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2017

NNPC suspends oil search in Chad Basin over Boko Haram attacks

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has suspended exploration of crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin in Borno State. ...

AzeezJuly 19, 2017

Police warn against attacks on campaign rallies in Anambra

The Police in Anambra state on Tuesday warned that anybody or group of persons planning to cause trouble in the ...

AzeezJuly 1, 2017

DSS probes source of herdsmen’s weapons

The Department of State Services (DSS) has started probing the source of weapons used by herdsmen to attack their victims, ...

AzeezJune 11, 2017

Osinbajo sends team to investigate herdsmen attacks in Delta

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has sent a 7-man team to investigate activities of Fulani herdsmen in the State, Vanguard reports. ...

AzeezMay 25, 2017

Our bases are under threat of attacks – Air Force

Chief Of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar has said Air Force bases across the country are under threat of attacks. Abubakar ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

Settle Blackface publicly to stop attacks, Zakky tells 2face

Singer Zakky Azzay has advised 2face Idibia to settle disgruntled former bandmate, Faze financially. Blackface had repeatedly alleged that the ...

AzeezMay 18, 2017

Suicide bomber attacks military checkpoint, injures two soldiers

by Azeez Adeniyi Two soldiers were injured on Wednesday after a female suicide bomber attacked a military checkpoint in the ...

AzeezMay 16, 2017

Benue killings: Police arrest 8 herdsmen

by Azeez Adeniyi The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of eight Fulani herdsmen over the murder of ...

AzeezMay 12, 2017

‘Suspected herdsmen kill 4 in Benue communities’

by Azeez Adeniyi Suspected Fulani herdsmen have attacked two communities in Logo and Buruku local government areas of Benue State, ...

AzeezMay 9, 2017

Stop herdsmen menace before it leads to war, CAN tells FG

by Azeez Adeniyi President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Reverend Olasupo Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to ...

AzeezApril 12, 2017

Just In: DSS foils Boko Haram attack on US, UK embassies

by Azeez Adeniyi The Department of State Security (DSS) said it has foiled a planned ISIS-linked Boko Haram attack on ...

AzeezMarch 30, 2017

FG summons Indian high commissioner over attack on Nigerian students

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has urged the Indian government to arrest and prosecute those responsible for attacks on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Xenophobia: Senate to send delegation to South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday resolved that it will send a strong delegation to South Africa to ...

AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Rivers rerun: 25 INEC officials receive medical attention after attacks

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said more than 25 of its staff members were receiving medical attention ...

AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Xenophobia: Attack on Nigerians, immigrants cannot be resolved by diplomatic measures – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign  Affairs and Diaspora Matters, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Osinbajo pays surprise visit to Lagos Airport, ...

AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Xenophobia: South African govt must educate its citizens – Dabiri

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senior Special Adviser to the President on foreign relations and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said the ...

AzeezFebruary 20, 2017

Xenophobia: FG asks AU, South African govt to protect Nigerians

The Federal Government on Monday called on the African Union and the South African government to protect Nigerian citizens in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 2, 2017

#WAFBEC2017: Despite attacks, Christians must practice love

Day 7 of the West African Faith Believers’ Convention (WAFBEC) was power packed as six speakers taught in eight sessions. Worshippers ...

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