Bandits Killed Katsina Farmers Out Of Revenge Because of What The Farmers Did To Them Earlier Says President Buhari, We Don’t Know The Cause of the Killings Says Police

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says the killings that took place in Katsina over the weekend were done in retaliation of what the farmers had done to the bandits earlier.The police had on Saturday claimed they didn’t know the cause of the attacks. According to the President, however, bandits had been subjected to

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Amotekun Recruitment Runs Into Fresh Problem As Muslim Association Cries Out, We Are Already Being Marginalized Says Muslim Group

Muslim Association of Nigeria (MAN) has described the inclusion of a birth certificate from a Church in the requirement for enlisting into the Amotekun security outfit as superfluous. The group in a press release signed by the President and Public Relation Officer, Alhaji J. O Ojikutu and Alhaja Nurat Adebayo respectively at the end of

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Nigerian Drug Lord Arrested In The Philippines With Hard Drugs Worth Almost N500 Million Naira

A Nigerian man and his Malagasy lover have been arrested in Quezon City in the Philippines with illicit drugs worth about 489 million Naira. Nigerian Lawrence Ikegwuruka Obinna, 27, and Michaella Agustine, 23, from Madagascar, both residing at the same address in Cavite, were nabbed after being placed under surveillance for three months. They were arrested

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As long as I’m president, gay marriage will not happen, President Putin rules out legalizing gay Marriage in Russia

President Vladimir Putin has ruled out legalizing gay marriage in Russia. Speaking on Thursday in Kremlin, where he met a state commission to discuss the changes to Russia’s constitution, the 67-year-old spoke against allowing the traditional notion of mother and father to be ‘subverted’ by what he called “parent number 1” and “parent number 2”.

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Inside life as Nigerian Police van is allegedly used as commercial vehicle in Lagos, reportedly used to load Ojuelegba passengers

The ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly known as Okada and Keke Napep in some parts of Lagos, has allegedly led to the use police van for commercial purposes.  Some after-work photos a Twitter user @caren_diala shared, captured moment some Lagosians scrambled to get a spot in a police van.  She tweeted;  I thought

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I slept with women especially virgins for money ritual and I had meetings with snakes says former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Idah Peterside

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Idah Peterside has narrated how his insatiable thirst for money led him into occultism.  In an interview with Brila FM’s Ifeanyi Udeze on Tuesday February 11, the former goalie turned Pastor said he secretly went into occultism without people knowing. He further disclosed that his major ritual was to ‘initiate’ women by sleeping with them especially

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Man stabbed to death by wife in Port Harcourt in the middle of the night as he was preaching to her to repent

A tragic incident occurred in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Capital as a Nigerian man identified simply as Daniel was reportedly stabbed to death by his wife at about 2:26 a.m on Thursday February 13. Facebook user Iykechukwu Ikechukwu who shared videos from the scene of the incident, claimed the man never cheated  and only preached

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It Was Opposition Politicians That Hired Miscreants And Paid Them Money To Boo President Buhari, The People of Borno Actually Came Out To Thank Us Says Presidency

The Presidency has accused opposition politicians of paying miscreants to boo the presidential motorcade in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, made the allegation in an interview with the Hausa Service of the BBC, monitored in Abuja, on Thursday. Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno

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Find The Cure for Coronavirus and Lassa Fever And We Will Give You N36 Million Naira, Nigerian Government Tells Scientists

The Federal Government has announced a N36m cash prize for any Nigerian that finds cure for coronavirus and Lassa fever. Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is currently ravaging China, with about a thousand deaths so far recorded, while many others are infected. Lassa fever is a seasonal disease that usually breaks out in parts of

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Assassinate Him Wherever You Find Him, Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau Orders Terrorists All Over Africa To Hunt Down Nigerian Minister Isa Ali Pantami

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has released a new video on Thursday, threatening minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, and human rights lawyer and leading Boko Haram expert, Audu Bulama Bukarti. In the 15 minutes 26 seconds video seen by DAILY NIGERIAN, Mr Shekau fiercely attacked Mr Pantami who is an Islam

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Residents Boo Buhari In Maiduguri Where He Had Gone On Sympathy Visit

President Muhammdu Buhari was booed by residents of Maiduguri during his sympathy visit to the area. Some residents were heard shouting ‘Bamayi Bamayi’ while others shouted ‘Bamaso’ Bamayi is a Hausa word means ‘we are not doing again’ while Bamaso is translated as ‘We don’t want’. Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/breaking-residents-boo-buhari-in-maiduguri.html

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We Want Our Own Security Outfit Called Ogbunigwe And You Have To Declare Killer Herdsmen As Terrorists, Southeast Tells Inspector-General of Police

The Southeast region, on Wednesday, demanded the establishment of Ogbunigwe security outfit. DAILY POST reports that this came as the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu unveiled his community policing model to the people of the zone. The event was at the Southeast Security Summit, organized by the Nigeria Police in Enugu. At the

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We Are Borrowing N66 Billion To Fund 2020 Hajj Pilgrimage, Buy Cars, Improve Agriculture And Others Says Sokoto State Government

The Sokoto State Government says it would secure N65.7 billion loan to finance agricultural programmes, housing, water supply and enhance judicial administration in the state. The secretary to the state government, Saidu Umar, disclosed this while addressing journalists at the end of the state executive council meeting on Friday. He said the decision to secure the loan

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Breaking: Ogun State Becomes First State In Yorubaland To Approve Amotekun Bill As Western Nigeria Security Network Kicks Off

The Ogun State Government has approved the proposal for the creation of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, in the state. The approval for the region’s security outfit codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’ was given at the State Executive Council meeting held at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. The state governor’s Chief

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16 Family Members Burnt To Death By Bandits In Kaduna, They Were All Locked Up Inside One Room And Set On Fire

About 16 members of same family were burnt to death by bandits who invaded Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State reports Daily Trust. The bandits, our correspondent learnt invaded the community on Tuesday around 4:00pm and set fire on many bags of grains, vehicles and motorcycles in the village.

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Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu Orders Nigerian Federal Government To Pay N200,000 To Sowore, Bakare Over Trial Delay

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Government to pay N200,000 each to Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, who are both standing trial in a case brought against them by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Ojukwu’s action was necessitated by the prosecution’s sloppy showing on Wednesday where A. Aliyu

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I was charmed by cultists while going to church to worship God, cultists they took me inside bush for initiation, Ilaro Poly SUG president cries out, he is lying, we caught him red-handed says police commissioner

The Students Union President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State,  Adegboye  Olatunji, claimed on Tuesday that he was charmed by unidentified cultists before he was taken to the bush for initiation reports Punch. Adegboye said he was on his way to the church when he lost his consciousness and found himself in the bush

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Buhari has promoted tribalism, religion in military, he is the most nepotistic and narcissistic Nigerian leader ever, to hold any strategic position under him, you have to be northern Muslim, Nigeria is not worth dying for, Bishop Kukah blasts Nigerian president

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah has lashed out against the Nigerian president. The cleric assessed the Buhari regime and concluded the President had not only relegated the national interest to the background, but he had also introduced nepotism to the military. He said under Buhari, it was important for any Nigerian

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How Muslim Cleric Raped Three Daughters Aged 12, 9 & 7 Of Couple Who Housed Him Free For Seven Years

A Lagos woman on Tuesday stunned an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court that her three daughters, aged 12, nine and seven were serially defiled by a muslim cleric, the family housed free for between seven and eight years. The victim’s mother made the revelation while testifying as the second prosecution witness in the

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How Nigerian Man Stoned His Fellow Nigerian & Relative To Death In South Africa Over A Failed Business Transaction

Nigerian man kills another Nigerian man, who is his relative, in a brawl in South Africa over a failed business transaction. A statement released by the President, Nigeria Citizens Association South Africa, NICASA, Ben Okoli, said the incident happened in Kempton Park on Monday night February 10th, at 7:30 pm. The statement reads in part

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Beating Amotekun Officers Attracts N250,000 Fine, Jail Term And An Amotekun Officer Cannot Be Sued For What Is Done In The Line of Duty

Assaulting an Amotekun officer will attract a fine of N250,000 or a prison term of one month or both reports. However, an Amotekun officer cannot be sued for whatever he does in the course of duty but only what he does in his personal capacity. This is according to the Ekiti State Security Network Agency

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You Are Releasing Our Killers, When Boko Haram Capture Us, They Kill Us But When You Capture Them, You Free Them, Nigerian Soldiers Protest As 1400 Boko Haram Suspects Are Freed

‘FG is setting our killers free’– soldiers kick as 1,400 Boko Haram suspects are released Some soldiers at the war front in the north-east have expressed disappointment over the release of 1,400 ”repentant” Boko Haram suspects. Babakura Jato, commissioner of information in Borno state, on Monday, told The PUNCH that 1,400 had been released in

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Indoctrination of Boko Haram members did not start yesterday, it started over 40 years ago, so you cannot deradicalize them in three years says Nigerian army chief Buratai

Nigeria’s chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai has disclosed why it’s been difficult to completely wipe out insurgency in the North-East region of the country.  In an interview with Daily Trust, the Army Chief stated that the war against Boko Haram has lingered because of propaganda and hardcore ideology which has lasted for many years. Buratau

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We are broke and struggling, there is no money, we need more money so we can do our jobs well, Nigerian lawmakers cry out over serious financial hardship

The Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu has raised an alarm of the lower chamber of the national assembly being broke and not being able to carry out some of its oversight functions.   Addressing newsmen in Abuja over the weekend, Kalu stated that the impression of the House of Representatives being useless and

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NTA will compete with CNN once we get the $500m loan says Nigerian minister Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, has said that the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500 million loan his ministry is seeking for is approved. According to The Guardain, the Minister said this when he appeared before the senate committee on local and foreign loans to speak

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Great joy in the kingdom as Ooni of Ife’s sister, Princess Adesola, finds love again, to get married in March

Princess Adesola, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi’s sister has found love again and is set to tie the nuptial knots with her man, Ayoola.  The Nation reported that the Ooni of Ife’s 47-year-old sister will be exchanging her marital vows with her boyfriend on March 8.  A quick check on Instagram also revealed that she

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Real inside life as Police confirms arrest of SUG President of Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, during initiation of new members into cult group wearing full regalia

The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji, the President of the Students Union Government (SUG) of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro on charges of cultism.  Olatunji was arrested alongside one Olarewaju Taiwo after the police were alerted by members of the public who saw them in a bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro, where

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Don’t rely only on the government for jobs, government cannot provide jobs for everybody, Nigerian minister Chris Ngige tells unemployed Nigerian graduates

Chris Ngige, Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, has asked Nigerian youths to seek other means of employment as the government cannot provide everyone with jobs.  A statement released by the Deputy Director/Head of Press of the ministry, Charles Akpan, said the minister stated this during a Townhall Meeting on Popularisation of blue/green collar jobs among graduates of tertiary

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All children kidnapped by Boko Haram will be freed, let us stop the war on children says Nigerian president Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to secure the freedom of all children and other victims abducted by Boko Haram in the country. The Nigerian leader who expressed the commitment of his administration to secure the freedom of victims of Boko Haram at a High Level Breakfast Dialogue on ‘‘Stop the War on Children Affected by Armed Conflicts, Dividend

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I’m an old fool, Pamela Anderson’s ex husband, Jon Peters REGRETS as he reveals he paid off her $200,000 debt during their 12-day marriage

Canadian-American actress, Pamela Anderson’s ex-husband, Jon Peters, has claimed he paid off her $200,000 debts and bought her a new wardrobe during their 12-day marriage. ‘Everything she told you was a lie,’ the 74-year-old called himself ‘an old fool’ in an email to Page Six. ‘I welcomed her into my life with open arms and love since I

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Real Jagajaga As Nigerian Singer Eedris Abdulkareem Lands In Police Net For Beating Up Landlord, He Did Not Pay Electricity Bills of N535,000 Says Baba Landlord

Hip-hop star, Eedris Abdul-Kareem, has been arrested for allegedly beating up his landlord, whom he accused of sexual harassment. Eedris was said to have been dragged before the police his landlord Oladipo Abimbola lodged a complaint accusing the singer of harassment and intimidation. The landlord alleged that the confrontation took place on January 3 2020

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1,400 repentant Boko Haram suspects have been released and reintegrated into the society says Borno State government

The Borno State Government has said about 1,400 repentant Boko Haram suspects have been released by the military and rehabilitated into society. The Borno State Commissioner for Information, Babakura Jato, told The PUNCH during an interview on Monday that 1, 400 had been released in three tranches since the ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ programme began. The PUNCH reports that although the

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Boko Haram kills at least 30 travellers as military closes Maiduguri gate, devastated governor cries out

Suspected Boko Haram on Sunday killed no fewer than 30 people, majorly late travellers in a Borno village. Villagers said the victims arrived at the military checkpoint leading into Maiduguri after the 5pm closure of the gate and had no choice but to sleep in Auno, the neighbouring village on the Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway. The villagers,

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87% of Nigeria’s poverty is in the North with northwest alone carrying about 50% of the country’s poverty says damning World Bank report

The North accounted for 87 per cent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016, the World Bank has disclosed in a new report. The report titled ‘Advancing social protection in a dynamic Nigeria’, released on January 28, 2020, was described as a ‘detailed analysis of the social protection sector’ in the country. The

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Buhari Has Failed Nigeria, You Failed To Bring Security And Improve The Economy, You Cannot Lead This Nation To Prosperity, Northern Elders Forum Lambasts Nigerian President

The Professor Ango Abdullahi- led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria. It said Buhari has failed to tackle insecurity and improve the economy. The forum lamented that the Buhari -led government appeared helpless in finding solutions to insecurity

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We Are Going To Create Our Own Regional Security Outfit Say South East Governors Following Closed-Door Meeting In Enugu

…Commend Buhari, Ugwuanyi, others, on Enugu airport rehabilitation Governors of Nigeria’s South-east states have resolved to ensure the creation of laws to establish a regional security outfit. The governors’ stance comes weeks after South-west governors met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo where they agreed to pass similar laws to back up the South-west security outfit,

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It Is Difficult For Us To Defeat Boko Haram Because Some Civilians Support Them And Terrorism Does Not Die Easily Says Nigerian Chief of Army Staff General Buratai

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has said that terror group, Boko Haram, cannot be defeated easily because of the indoctrination they received 10 to 40 years ago. He said the group now has a wide number of recruiters, logistics suppliers and propagandist living within the civilian population. He said, “Insurgency is not what

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