IPOB hoodlums set Zik’s statue Ablaze in Anambra

Some unknown groups of suspected IPOB hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra state, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city. The hoodlums are suspected to be some of those who hijacked the #EndSARS protest to wreak havoc in the city and beyond. It was reported that the statute, located at Denis Memorial Grammar School roundabout in Onitsha, was erected some months ago by Gov. Willie Obiano to further beautify the city. While vandalising the statue, the hoodlums, armed with dangerous weapons including machetes, were heard venting their anger against the…

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Kaduna imposes 24 hour curfew on entire state

The Kaduna State Government has extended all over the state the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed in some communities in Chikun and Kaduna South LGAs. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan announced this is a statement late yesterday.  This measure it stated, was taken to help safeguard our communities, protect lives and property and contain criminal elements who are looting public and private assets. The extension of the 24-hour curfew to all the 23 local government areas of the state was effective immediately. The KDSG said it …

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House of Reps move against SARS

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 resolved to cut the excesses of the notorious Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, in his opening speech, had given a strong reprimand of the Police unit and also passed a Motion to investigate an alleged avalanche of their crimes against the citizenry. The lawmakers resolved to expunge section 215 (5) that indemnifies the police from individual responsibilities for their action. They also agreed to hold a public hearing for Nigerians to ventilate all the human rights travesties…

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Troops kill bandits along Abuja-Kaduna road – DHQ

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have killed two bandits along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway and have recovered weapons from them. This was disclosed on Monday via a statement issued by the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche. According to him, the troops recorded tremendous successes against armed bandits on October 4, adding that the operation is in continuation of aggressive clearance operation to stamp out banditry and other sundry crimes in the country.  “Troops deployed at Rijana acting on credible intelligence on the movement of some suspected bandits towards…

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Why I chose England over Nigeria – Saka

Arsenal starlet, Bukayo Saka, has said he pledged his international allegiance to England, because he thinks “they are going to do great stuff” in the future. Saka, speaking with Sky Sports, however wished the Nigeria national team all the best. The versatile player has been handed call-up by Gareth Southgate for their upcoming matches against Wales, Belgium and Denmark. The 19-year-old’s international future has been a tussle between the Three Lions and the Super Eagles, ever since he broke into the first team at the Emirates. But Saka has now…

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Nigerian troops killed 869 Boko Haram, rescued 321 kidnap victims in 3 months – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, (DHQ), on Friday, disclosed that in the renewed efforts to stamp out insurgency activities in the country, a total of 869 insurgents have been killed while 321 kidnap victims were rescued by troops during the various operations embarked upon by the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies across the country in the last three months. The coordinator, Defence Media Operations, (DMO), General John Eneche disclosed this to defence correspondents in Abuja while giving a breakdown of military operations between July and September this year. He explained that …

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NAF jets strikes insurgents’ camps, kill scores – DHQ

Several insurgents were reportedly killed at Tongule, Bone and Isari B Musa communities in Borno State during airstrikes carried out by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole under the subsidiary Operation Hail Storm 2. The Defence Headquarters said the attack led to the massive destruction of Boko Haram terrorists’ camps and the death of “scores of their fighters” in a night attack at Tongule on September 24 and daytime raids at Bone and Isari B Musa on September 25. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. John Enenche,…

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Seven Boko Haram Commanders killed by Nigerian troops – DHQ

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of Boko Haram terrorists group in their various camps at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Enenche said that the troops also destroyed several camps used by the terrorists located at Tunbun Gini, Tunbun Nbororo, Tunbun Kayoma, Tunbun Kaza and Tunbun Fulani during the operation. He said that some of the top Boko Haram/ISWAP…

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How Boko Haram terrorists killed Nigerian Army Colonel

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of Colonel D.C. Bako, who  was Commander of Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, the team combating terrorism in the North-East region of the country. According to the newsletter signed by an army spokesman, Colonel Ado Isa, the fallen soldier was gallant and was one of the finest war heroes. The statement further revealed that Col DC Bako always led from the front and was a patriotic Nigerian, who led a patrol to clear Boko Haram Terrorists from Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa. It…

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NSCDC arrests 19 suspected rapists in Kaduna

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command, has arrested 19 suspected rapists in the state between  August and September. PRO Orndiir Terzungwe made the disclosure in a media briefing at the command’s headquarters on Friday in Kaduna. The suspects were arrested for allegedly defiling and raping minors. Terzungwe said, “in a bid to control increasing incidences of child defilement and rape, we in the NSCDC, Kaduna state command, have arrested no fewer than 19 suspected rapists from August to date. “You may wish to note that…

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