42 people killed in Kaduna communities’ attack, reprisal

September 27, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

 Bandits have attacked Madamai village in Kaura local government area of Kaduna state killing 34 people and injuring seven others, while setting buildings ablaze, according to security report. Eight people were also reported to have been killed in a reprisal attack in Kacecere village Zangon Kataf local government area, also of Kaduna state, while six people were injured and many houses Read More

Gunmen kidnap 4 in Ekiti community

September 13, 2021 Ojo Oladele 0

Four persons have been reportedly abducted along Ayetoro-Ekiti – Otun-Ekiti Road in Ekiti state prompting gunmen waylaying some road users and held them hostage. Feelers from the area revealed that the victims were said to have been ferried into the bush on Sunday evening by the abductors. The incident was said to have involved two buses conveying passengers from the Otun-Ekiti, Read More

Cleric killed in Kaduna community as el-Rufai sues for calm

September 12, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A pastor of ECWA Church Kibori-Asha Awuce, in Zangon Kataf local government of Kaduna state, Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali, has been reportedly murdered in a horrifying manner by unknown assailants between Saturday and Sunday. His corpse was said to have been discovered on Sunday by a search party at Kibori after he left home on Saturday and never returned.  A statement by Kaduna state Read More

Sowore: Police launches manhunt for assailants in Edo forests

September 5, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Operatives of Edo state police command has deployed its tactical team to Edo forests in a bid to apprehend suspected killers of Felix Sowore, the younger brother of #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore.  The younger Sowore was reportedly killed by suspected kidnappers at the early hours on Saturday around Okada community, Ovia North East local government area of Edo state.  The Read More

Omo – Agege condoles with Senator Na’Allah over son’s murder

August 30, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

  The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has condemned the killing of Captain Abdulkarim Bala Na Allah, eldest son to the lawmaker representing Kebbi South in the National Assembly, Senator Bala Na’Allah.  Omo-Agege in a statement of condolence called on the police to fish out the perpetrators and bring them to book. This, he stressed, will serve as deterren to Read More

Insecurity: Another 2 farmers killed in Osun

August 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Barely two weeks that five farmers were killed in Toro village, Modakeke, two farmers have been killed in Alapata, another village in Modakeke. A man and a woman whose identities yet unknown, were said to be working in their farm when the assailants murdered them. It was gathered that another person who was in the farm very close to where Read More

Gulak’s murder dastardly, condemnable – Lawan, Omo-Agege

May 31, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the gruesome murder of a former Speaker of the Adamawa House of Assembly and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Gulak, which occurred on Sunday morning in Imo state. Lawan in a statement in Abuja Monday, described the dastardly act as one crime too many and calls for a Read More

9 feared dead, property destroyed as armed men attack Anambra community

April 26, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

At least nine persons were confirmed dead with several others injured as hoodlums suspected to be herdsmen attacked Awkuzu community, in Oyi local government area of Anambra state.Sources alleged that the attackers trooped in with machetes and clubs, adding that some of those either killed or wounded were students of the state owned higher institution, residing in the community. Some Read More