Tag: Niger

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 2, 2016

Senate intervenes in plight of Lead poison ravaged Shikira town

In April 2015, 28 children died in Shikira village, in Rafi LGA of Niger state, after drinking water poisoned by ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 22, 2016

Wizkid sells out another stadium (PHOTOS)

Fresh off his BET award nomination, Wizkid supposedly sold out another stadium last night. The starboy who is on a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

“We are not at war” | Ijaw association responds to Odua Defenders Union

Following the threat made by the Oodua Defenders Union (ODU) to the Niger Delta Avengers, the Ijaw Development Association (IDA) has berated ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

“It is nonsensical” | Ijaw Youth Council says Jonathan has nothing to do with Avengers

The Ijaw Youths Council Worldwide has rejected the notion by an ex-militant, Israel Akpodoro, that former President Goodluck Jonathan founded ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 15, 2016

Wizkid and L.A.X dab it out with fans at concert in Malaysia (PHOTOS)

Wizkid performed in Malaysia last night at the African Music Concert. The event which was held at the Grand Seasons ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 11, 2016

The rampaging herdsmen are not Fulani, they are aliens – Agric Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, during a public hearing on the recent attacks by herdsmen in the ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 28, 2016

REPORT: Death, destruction and the herdsmen

The following is a report conducted by SB Morgen, on the menace of Fulani herdsmen. Introduction In the early hours ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 10, 2016

From Gambia to Niger, Davido sells out another 30,000 capacity stadium (PHOTOS)

While he’s having baby mama drama back at home, Davido has been selling out stadiums on the road. His latest being ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 28, 2015

13 people ‘executed’ in Niger by Boko Haram

Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly executed thirteen people in Ala village, Niger state. The attack on Ala village in Diffa region ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 11, 2015

The 8 deadliest attacks of Boko Haram since Buhari became President

by Desmond Akatugba Boko Haram insurgents have been on rampant rampage in recent months, with various bomb attacks taking place ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 4, 2015

Suicide bombers kill 5 civilians, 1 policeman in Niger

Boko Haram insurgents have carried out two suicide bombings in Niger state. Five civilians and a policeman wee reported dead ...

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Janeth JOctober 1, 2015

‘Boko Haram has killed 3,500 in 2015’

Amnesty International (AI), has released a report, where it was revealed that Boko Haram had killed at least 3,500 people since ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2015

Pay attention, there’s death in the mines

The drums of death beat faster as the drilling machines dig deeper. The deaths recorded from communities hosting mining activities ...

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Janeth JAugust 1, 2015

Women in Niger Republic are barred from wearing the Islamic veil

Niger Republic has barred people from wearing the full Islamic veil because of its use in recent terrorist attacks in ...

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Janeth JJuly 14, 2015

US promises continuous support for fight against Boko Haram

The United States has condemned the recent string of suicide bomb attacks by the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria, Chad, ...

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Janeth JJune 3, 2015

Buhari: Nigerians won’t regret electing me

President Muhammadu Buhari again assured Nigerians that he would do all within his powers to ensure that they do not ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 20, 2015

Journalist arrested for collaborating with Boko Haram

by Temitope Onitiju A journalist and human rights activist, Moussa Tchangari has been arrested in Niger for working with Boko ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 9, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: How Boko Haram insurgents converged before capturing Bama (WATCH)

by Kolapo Olapoju Boko Haram insurgents from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon converge as they prepare to seize control of ...

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Janeth JApril 13, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: Finally, Abubakar Bello becomes Niger governor-elect

by Ranti Joseph The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate Abubakar Sani Bello has been declared the winner of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 8, 2015

‘I’d rather resign from politics than join them’ – This governor really dislikes APC

by Panshak Ibrahim We’ve discovered today that the governor of Niger state, Aliyu Babangida, really does despise the All Progressives Congress party. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 2, 2015

25 – The number of people that died while celebrating Buhari’s win

by James Sambo According to Vanguard’s report, not less than 25 people died in Abuja, Kano, Makurdi and Kontagora on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 30, 2015

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari wins in Kogi, on course to clinch Niger

by Pandhak Ibrahim Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has been announced the winner of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 23, 2015

Guess how much Nigeria is paying Chad, Niger troops for Boko Haram war

by Kolapo Olapoju According to an investigation by Punch newspapers, Nigeria is paying through her nose for the funding of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 22, 2015

Chad, Niger troops reportedly ‘begging’ Nigerian soldiers to occupy recaptured towns

by Panshak Ibrahim Troops from Chad and Niger, who are part of the joint operation against Boko Haram insurgency in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 17, 2015

“If Boko Haram is ready to talk, we should talk” – OBJ preaches carrot-and-stick

by Kolapo Olapoju According to former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, insurgents of Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram, have legitimate grievances. Obasanjo ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 9, 2015

Chad, Niger Soldiers have entered Nigeria to fight Boko Haram

by Panshak Ibrahim According to the Chadian military, army vehicles full of soldiers crossed the border into northeast Nigeria, on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 1, 2015

Protesters in Cameroon hit the streets, call Shekau a coward

by Kolapo Olapoju Thousands of people took to the streets of Cameroon’s capital on Saturday, February 28, to protest against ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 23, 2015

ECOWAS gets support from ECCAS to fight Boko Haram

by Laila Ibrahim The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on Monday met with President Goodluck Jonathan seeking to ...

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Janeth JFebruary 19, 2015

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Gov. Aliyu travels for Lesser Hajj, wants Speaker to act in his stead

by Ranti Joseph   Niger State Governor Babagida Aliyu on Wednesday wrote to the state House of Assembly of his ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 17, 2015

Boko Haram recruiter arrested in Niger

by Panshak Ibrahim A man involved in the recruitment of insurgents for Islamic terrorist sect, has been arrested in Niger. ...

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