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What Buhari told soldiers in Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari has told soldiers that the war against Boko Haram is a “must win”. Buhari said this on Wednesday, while delivering the keynote address at the 2018 edition of the the Chief of Army staff Annual conference (COAS) in Maiduguri, Borno State. He also promised that his government …

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EPL: Sarri reveals how Kante caused defeat to Tottenham

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has suggested that N’Golo Kante does not possess the technical qualities needed to play in Jorginho’s role at Chelsea and claims the midfielder was “too attacking” in the 3-1 defeat to Tottenham on Saturday. Having played as a defensive midfielder during his three seasons in the …

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Angry SARS officer shoots LASTMA official dead in Lagos

A man believed to be officer attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has allegedly shot an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) dead. The incident occurred on Wednesday at Iyana-Ipaja Round About, at about 6pm. The LASTMA official was said to have flagged him down for …

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2 killed as Police rescues 4 kidnapped lecturers in Rivers

Four Kidnapped victims have been rescued by men of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Rivers State Police command. The victims who are lecturers were said to be returning to Port Harcourt from Abia State when they were ambushed around Imo river by unknown gunmen along the Port Harcourt-Aba expressway. Briefing …

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Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said its troops on Tuesday repelled Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State. The army in a statement on its official Twitter handle said that the troops repelled the insurgents’ attack while attempting to infiltrate Cross-Kauwa in Kukawa at about 8 …

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Enugu community cries out to Senate over one-year blackout

The people of Owerre Umabor community, Eha-Alumonah, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have sought the intervention of the Senate over one year power outage in the area. The community presented the matter during an engagement between the Senate Committee on power, steel development and metallurgy and the …

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2019: Udi people endorse Gov. Ugwuanyi for second term

The people of Udi North Constituency in Udi Local Government Area on Tuesday paid a thank-you visit to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State at the Government House, Enugu and unanimously reaffirmed their endorsement for his re-election in 2019. The jubilant people of the area, comprising all the traditional rulers, …

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Presidency reacts to siege on Akwa Ibom House of Assembly

Nigerian Presidency has reacted to the commotion witnessed in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. It accused Governor Udom Emmanuel of instigating the mismanagement of the recent defection of five members of the state legislature from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Ita Enang, …

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Real Madrid qualify for champions league round of 16

Defending champions, Real Madrid qualified for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. Real Madrid alongside Roma were assured of finishing in the top two places of Group G after Viktoria Plzen beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 in the Russian capital. Ajax also went through to the round …

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‘We are confused with your fight against corruption’ – NULGE President, Khaleel mocks Buhari, EFCC, ICPC

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), on Monday faulted the much-publicised fight against corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The union said it did not understand the over-hyped anti-corruption war by the two major anti-graft agencies; Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices …

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Police parade man for allegedly raping pregnant woman in Akwa Ibom

27-year-old Victor Frank aka ‘Akpan Prophet’ was among the suspects paraded by the Akwa Ibom State police Command on Monday for committing various crimes, ranging from murder, armed robbery to rape. Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters, Ikot-Akpanabia, the commissioner of police, CP Musa Kimo told newsmen that Victor …

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