Army General killed by gunmen buried in Abuja

July 16, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The remains of Director Veterans Affairs at the Army Headquarters Maj.- Gen. Hassan Ahmed killed by gunmen along Lokoja-Abuja highway on Thursday have been buried in Abuja. He was buried on Friday afternoon at the Lungi Barracks Cemetery in accordance with Islamic rites. In his citation at the funeral, the Chief of Policy and Plans (Army) Maj-Gen Anthony Omozoje described Read More

Breaking: Bandits free kidnapped Emir of Kajuru, keeps grandchildren, others in captivity

July 12, 2021 Editor 0

kidnapped Emir of Kajuru in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, has regained freedom, but his grandchildren and others are still in bandits’ captivity.      One of the kingmakers of the Emirate Council, Dahiru Abubakar, confirmed the development. The Emir was released on Monday afternoon, few hours after bandits demanded N200 million ransom for the monarch and Read More

Army arrests soldier for allegedly killing 400 level UNICAL student, assures family of Justice

July 12, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerin Army said it has arrested a soldier deployed on duty at the Calabar Correctional Service facility for allegedly killing a final year student of the University of Calabar, Mr Gray Agbesu, on Friday 9 July 2021.Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement Sunday, said the soldier was apprehended while trying to flee out of the Read More

2023: Buni making occupation of Presidency simpler for APC – Ambassadors

July 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria 2020 Non-Career Ambassadors have lauded the recent harvest of political big wigs into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), adding that the leadership of governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state was making “continuous occupation of Presidency simpler and easier come 2023.” The Ambassadors, in a statement made available to newsmen Sunday in Abuja and signed by their Read More

Stakeholders urge Nigerians to support NAPAAS in nation building

June 26, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The National Coordinator of Women Auxiliary Nigeria Legion, Dr. Charity Ogbole, stressed the need for wealthy Nigerians to assist the less privileged, especially the wives of men who have used their youthful period to serve the nation till death or retirement. According to Ogbole, such support would help reduce crime, the high level of poverty , and as well reduce Read More

Gunmen abduct village head, wife in Ibadan

June 23, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Tuesday night abducted  a village head and his wife  in Araromi village, Bakatari area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.  It was learnt that the gunmen invaded the village and kidnapped the head , identified as Chief Tara Apanpa and his wife. Sources in the village said, Chief Apanpa and his wife were whisked Read More

Bolt reveals his new twins, Thunder & Saint Leo

June 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Sprinter Usain Bolt has had twin boys, named Thunder Bolt and Saint Leo Bolt.Bolt, 34, announced the news on Instagram on Father’s Day, with a lightning bolt emoji next to each of his children’s names.The Olympic champion posted a photo of him and partner Kasi Bennett, with their twin boys and one-year-old daughter Olympia Lightning.The couple did not say when Read More

Laycon, Dorathy, Erica, other BBNaija housemates set for reunion *See how, when to connect and watch

June 17, 2021 Editor 0

The re-union show of those that contested during the BBNaija season 5 ‘Lockdown’ edition has been scheduled to begin Thursday. The season 5 edition of the reunion, is another chance given to fans of the reality TV show to look back at all the spectacular moments from the Lockdown season, especially the controversial moments amongst the ex-housemates Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is Read More

Okechukwu hails Buhari for supporting devolution of powers

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for supporting the devolution of powers which will arise from the ongoing constitutional amendment exercise. Okechukwu, a foundation member of All Progressives Congress (APC), said by so doing, the President has denounced the negative narrative that he was averse to restructuring or true federalism Read More

Gulak: PNYF urges Police to unravel Perpetrators, warns youths against fifth columnist

June 1, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The leadership of the Patriotic Nigerian Youth Forum (PNYF) has charged Nigeria Police to unravel the perpetrators behind the assassination of Barr. Ahmed Gulak the Former Political Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan in Owerri, Imo State. PNYF in a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Olamide Odumosu, Monday said whatever is the motive of these murderers, they must be made Read More

Gov. Buni mourns Ahmed Gulak

May 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has mourned the assassination of Ahmed Gulak. He said the death of Gulak has created a vaccun in the development of politics and democracy in Nigeria. In a statement signed Monday in Abuja by his director general press and media Read More

Orphanage restates commitment to welfare of abandoned children

May 28, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The oldest orphanage in the South-east region, Ngwa Road Motherless Babies’ Home, in Aba, Abia state, has restated its commitment to giving second chances to abandoned children in the society. The Home’s foundation stone was laid on May 7, 1965, by wife of then Premier of the Eastern Region, Michael Okpara, Chief Mrs. Adanma Okpara, making it the first orphanage Read More

COAS: Nigeria lost committed officer, gentleman – CNPP

May 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has expressed shock at the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, other officers and crew members in a plane crash, describing it as a major setback in the fight against terrorists. According to CNPP, the death of the COAS and other officers has robbed the country of their  determination to Read More

Army Chief, others died as heroes – Ndume

May 22, 2021 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC Borno South), declared Saturday that he  received the news of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt.  General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others with shock. General Attahiru and some other military officers with Cabin crew of a Nigeria Airforce Aircraft, died Friday evening at the Kaduna Aiport when the plane Read More

Army launches investigation into alleged killing of water melon seller by personnel in Zamfara

May 11, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it has commenced investigation into the alleged killing of a Water Melon trader by a soldier after the seller demanded for payment of goods bought from the soldier in Zamfara. A statement signed by Director Army Public Relations Brig.- Gen. Mohammed Yerima said, the General Officer Commanding 8 Division Major General Usman Yusuf has ordered Read More

PANDEF condoles family of late Senator Umoyo

May 6, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF)  has expressed its condolences to the entire family of late Senator Etang Umoyo, who died February, 2021, at the age of 72 after a brief illness.  The remains of late Senator Umoyo, who was Chairman of PANDEF, Akwa Ibom State Chapter before his death, would be laid to rest on Friday May, 7, 2021 Read More

Abiodun commiserates with Adeboye over son’s death

May 6, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the death of his son, Dare Adeboye. Dare, 42, the third child of Adeboye was reported to have died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family. The deceased, Read More