Saturday, January 19, 2019
7 killed as Boko Haram takes over community in Adamawa

Military clears Islamists from northeastern town

Nigeria’s military recaptured the northeastern town of Rann on Tuesday after it was overrun by Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents a day earlier,...

Forbes: Dangote, Alakija now ‘poorer’ billionaires

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote maintained his position on the newly released Forbes’ list of African billionaires, even as he lost almost $2bn compared...
Amaechi explains delay over Eastern rail line

Amaechi lambasts Buhari in secret video

Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has been heard in an audio recording to be expressing shocking pessimistic views about Nigeria and the administration of...

Soldiers raid Daily Trust Newspaper, arrest journalists

Nigerian soldiers yesterday raided the offices of the Daily Trust newspaper and arrested two of its journalists following an article about the military’s fight...

Many trapped as Boko Haram invades another village in Borno

Some communities in Monguno local government area of Borno state are currently under Boko Haram attack. According to The Cable, a resident said Boko...

Prof. Sophie Oluwole dies at 83

Professor Sophie Oluwole has died at the age of 83. The Professor of Philosophy, who retired 18 years ago from the Department of Philosophy,...
Informants fueling insecurity in Zamfara – Yari

Zamfara Killings: Movement restricted as riot breaks out

The police have restricted movement in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state following unrest in the area. Some internally displaced persons (IDPs) in...
IG Intelligence team in Nasarawa to fish out Badeh’s killers

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, assassinated

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), has been killed. It was gathered that the retired military officer was...
Amnesty boss urges Nigerians to embrace Buhari’s security initiatives

Amnesty: 3,641 killed between 2016 and 2018 in Nigeria

Amnesty International Nigeria has said that 3,641 people were killed between 2016 and 2018 in the conflict between herdsmen and farmers across the country,...
Merger: Diamond Bank dominates activity on NSE

Diamond Bank announces merger with Access

The management of Diamond Bank has announced its merger with Access Bank. A statement by Uzoma Uja, the bank’s Secretary/Legal Adviser, said the transaction...