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    Terrorism will be over soon, says Zulum as he visits Buratai

Terrorism will be over soon, says Zulum as he visits Buratai

Babagana Zulum, governor of porno state, visited Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff in Abuja on Monday. While commending the military for its efforts in the fight against insurgency, the governor said" "Terrorism will soon be a thing of the past." The governor thanked the federal government and the military for their support to the people and the government of Borno and [...]

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    DSS: Man who used former SIM card of Buhari’s daughter threatened national security

DSS: Man who used former SIM card of Buhari’s daughter threatened national security

The Department of State Services (DSS) has told a federal high court in Asaba, Delta state, that Anthony Okolie, the man arrested for using the previous phone line of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, was detained for 10 weeks because his offence threatened national security. Okolie, who was arrested in July 2019 in Asaba, Upon his release, Okolie sued the DSS, MTN [...]

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    N’assembly security operative ‘beats up’ female journalist

N’assembly security operative ‘beats up’ female journalist

A security operative with the national assembly's sergeant-at-arms reportedly beat up Lizzy Chirkpi, a journalist with Order Paper, on Monday. The operative, identified as Labaran Usman, was said to have kicked at the journalist several times after confronting her over where she parked her vehicle. Umar Lawal, a member of the house of representatives who had attempted to intervene in the incident [...]

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    I’m pulling out of APC, says Segun Oni

I’m pulling out of APC, says Segun Oni

Segun Oni, a former governor of Ekiti state, says he is on his way out of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Oni, who sought the ticket of the APC but lost to Kayode Fayemi, the incumbent governor, disclosed this to journalists in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on Monday. He said the decision was taken after an observation of alleged maltreatment of [...]

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    There’s something ‘suspiciously different’ about Abule Ado explosion

There’s something ‘suspiciously different’ about Abule Ado explosion

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal government to carry out a forensic investigation on the explosion that rocked Lagos on Sunday. Scores were killed and more than 50 houses destroyed in the explosion.  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had said the explosion happened when gas cylinders were hit by a truck in the [...]

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    PHOTOS: Oba of Lagos visits Sanusi

PHOTOS: Oba of Lagos visits Sanusi

Rilwan Akiolu, oba of Lagos, visited Muhammadu Sanusi, former emir of Kano, at his Lagos residence recently. Sanusi, who was dethroned by the Kano state government exactly a week ago arrived in Lagos on Friday, a few days after he was banished to Awe in Nasarawa state. Among the dignitaries who have visited the former emir are Hadiza Bala Usman, former managing [...]

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    Court orders Buratai to produce army officers who ‘aided escape’ of Wadume

Court orders Buratai to produce army officers who ‘aided escape’ of Wadume

A federal high court in Abuja has ordered Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, to produce for prosecution, the army officers who allegedly facilitated the escape of Hamisu Bala, a suspected kidnap kingpin better known as Wadume. Binta Nyako, a judge, gave the order following an application filed by the police in the case involving the attack on some of their [...]

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    Oshiomhole meets Abba Kyari as APC crisis deepens

Oshiomhole meets Abba Kyari as APC crisis deepens

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), visited Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, after a court suspended hearing of an appeal he filed against the judgment of a federal capital territory (FCT) high court suspending him from office. TheCable learnt that the embattled party chairman visited the presidential villa when President Muhammadu Buhari was at the Eagle [...]

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    Three more bodies recovered at Abule Ado explosion site

Three more bodies recovered at Abule Ado explosion site

Three more bodies have been recovered from the rubble at the scene of the gas explosion at Abule Ado, Amuwa Odofin local government area of Lagos state. The bodies recovered by emergency management officials, were confirmed to be workers of Bethlehem Girls College, a Catholic school located within the area. A couple and their two sons, Henrietta Alokha, an administrator at the [...]

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    Fayemi signs Amotekun bill into law

Fayemi signs Amotekun bill into law

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, has signed the state security network and Amotekun corps bill into law. The governor signed the bill at the government house in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on Monday. With the development, Ekiti joins Ondo, Oyo and Osun states which had earlier signed the bill. Speaking at the event, Fayemi said the law will localise security operations and [...]

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