30 soldiers, hunters killed in roadside bomb in Mubi

From Umar Dankano, Yola A roadside bomb was yesterday detonated killing scores of soldiers in Marraban-Mubi, about 18 kilometers from Mubi town, in Adamawa State, which was recently recaptured by Nigerian troops and local hunters. Reports from the area revealed that…

We were not involved in Nyanya bomber’s prosecution – Police

By Joy Baba The Police have denied involvement in the dismissal of the terrorism charges against Nyanya blast mastermind, Aminu Ogwuche, saying they had no hand in his prosecution at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The Force stated that it…

Kaduna airlifts first batch of pilgrims to Jerusalem

From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Kaduna has witnessed its first ever airlift of Christian pilgrims from the state to Israel to perform the holy pilgrimage, as the state government sponsored about  567 this year, with the number increasing from 468 in…

Denying Gen. Buhari to land in Makurdi airport another act of tyranny – Akume

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Senate Minority Leader, Senator George Akume yesterday criticised the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration for denying Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) landing rights at Makurdi Airport on Wednesday. According to a press statement issued by Senator Akume, “The Nigerian…

NASS invasion: Wamakko alleges threatening text from NSA

From Raji Bello, Sokoto Sokoto state governor, Alhaji Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, yesterday alleged receiving a threatening text message from the National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), for his comment against the recent invasion of the National Assembly by…

INEC sets for issuance of PVCs in 6 states

By Ahmed Abubakar The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday set it has set today, November 28, for the continued distribution of Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) and preparation for Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in six states where the exercise is…

Nasarawa 2015: Al makura declares for second term

By Ali Abare Abubakar Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa State has declared his intention to seek a second term in office, saying his decision was informed by his desire to consolidate on the achievement so far recorded by his…

Polio will soon be eradicated – Sambo assures

Vice President Namadi Sambo on Thursday assured that with the efforts and resources being committed to the fight against the wild polio virus, it would soon be eradicated in the country; the same way the Ebola Virus Disease was defeated…

Kaduna: INEC shifts voter registration to December

From Femi Oyelola Technical and logistic problems yesterday forced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the distribution of Permanent Voters Card (PVC) to December 6th – 8, 2014, while the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise is now to…

Mysterious fire outbreak: Police arrest 2 teenagers

From Ahmed Kaigama, Bauchi The police in Bauchi State seem to have made a headway in their investigation into the recent mysterious fire outbreak in Soro in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state. Between October 1 and now, over…