‘No Excuse Or Justification,’ Buhari Condemns Killings In Kogi

  The President has condemned the murder of 19 people by gunmen in Tawari community of Kogi Local Government Area in Kogi State. President Muhammadu Buhari frowned on the incident in a statement on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, hours after the incident. He said, “There is … Continue reading ‘No Excuse Or Justification,’ Buhari Condemns Killings In Kogi

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Gunmen Kidnap Three Travellers In Kwara

  Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have kidnapped three indigenes of Obbo-Aiyegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. The incident occurred on New Year’s Eve along the Osi-Obbo-Aiyegunle Road in the state. When contacted, the Commissioner of Police in Kwara, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, could not confirm the incident but promised to provide details … Continue reading Gunmen Kidnap Three Travellers In Kwara

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Fire Rages Through Bayelsa Community

  Tragedy struck on Friday at a community in Bayelsa State after a building was ravaged by fire. The incident occurred at Amassoma town in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state. It has yet to be ascertained if anyone was injured or killed in the inferno. Channels Television gathered that the incident was … Continue reading Fire Rages Through Bayelsa Community

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Ihedioha Swears In Nine Judges In Imo

  Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has sworn in nine judges recommended for appointment by the National Judicial Council (NJC). The judicial officers were sworn in at an event held on Friday at the Sam Mbakwe Expanded Executive Council Chambers of the Government House in Owerri, the state capital. They comprise seven judges of the … Continue reading Ihedioha Swears In Nine Judges In Imo

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Abiodun Appoints Transition Committees For Ogun LGs

    Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appointed transition committees for the 20 local government areas of the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Kunle Somorin, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abeokuta, the state capital. The transition committees, according to him, will be in place until the Ogun … Continue reading Abiodun Appoints Transition Committees For Ogun LGs

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Man Killed, Two Injured In Paris Knife Attack

  knife-wielding man went on the rampage in a park south of Paris Friday, killing a man out for a walk with his wife and wounding two other people before being shot dead by police, officials said. The Paris police department said the man had attacked “several people” around lunchtime in the park in the suburb of … Continue reading Man Killed, Two Injured In Paris Knife Attack

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Australia Braces For More Catastrophic Wildfires

  Beleaguered Australian communities braced for yet more catastrophic bushfire conditions expected on Saturday, as Australia’s navy evacuated around one thousand people from a southeastern town. In the town of Mallacoota, residents and tourists hemmed to the foreshore since New Year’s Eve fires clambered aboard landing craft with family, pets and a few belongings. By late … Continue reading Australia Braces For More Catastrophic Wildfires

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PHOTOS: 4 Terrorists Killed, Gun Truck And Weapons Recovered In Michika Attack

  Four Boko Haram terrorists have been killed after the sect invaded Michika, the administrative headquarters of Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Gallant troops of the Nigerian army countered the insurgent’s attack, killing four, recovering a gun truck and other weapons. Below are some photos from the area where the fierce battle between … Continue reading PHOTOS: 4 Terrorists Killed, Gun Truck And Weapons Recovered In Michika Attack

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US Attack: ‘World Cannot Afford’ Another Gulf War – UN

  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday the “world cannot afford” another Gulf war, following the killing of Iran’s top military commander by a US strike. “The secretary-general has consistently advocated for de-escalation in the Gulf,” a spokesman for Guterres said in a statement. “This is a moment in which leaders must exercise maximum … Continue reading US Attack: ‘World Cannot Afford’ Another Gulf War – UN

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Soleimani’s Killing Risks ‘Aggravating’ Mideast Situation – Putin

  The killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a US strike on Baghdad threatens to inflame the situation in the Middle East, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. “This action can seriously aggravate the situation in the region,” the Kremlin quoted him as saying during a telephone call with French President Emmanuel Macron. … Continue reading Soleimani’s Killing Risks ‘Aggravating’ Mideast Situation – Putin

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