Troops Kill Three Suspected Gunrunners, Recover Weapons In Sokoto

  Three suspected gunrunners have been killed with their weapons recovered in a border town in Sokoto State. Confirming the incident on Wednesday via a statement, Army spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, said the suspects who operated around the Sabo Birni area of the state were neutralised on Tuesday. The operation followed credible information of … Continue reading Troops Kill Three Suspected Gunrunners, Recover Weapons In Sokoto

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Troops Kill Over 50 ISWAP Terrorists In Borno

Over 50 members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group have been killed in Borno State, the military authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

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Niger Govt Bans Commercial Motorcycles In Minna After Students’ Abduction

  The Niger State Government has banned commercial motorcycles from operating in Minna, adding that the ban was proactive steps to protect the city and government seat from bandits. Ahmed Ketso, the Deputy Governor disclosed on Wednesday while briefing Journalists, a week after gunmen abducted 136 pupils from an Islamic school in Tegina. “The ban … Continue reading Niger Govt Bans Commercial Motorcycles In Minna After Students’ Abduction

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Nigeria Unveils Final Team List For Africa Women’s Handball Nations Cup

  The Handball Federation of Nigeria has unveiled a final list of sixteen players who will represent Nigeria at the Africa Women’s Handball Championship scheduled to begin on June 6. Team Nigeria is expected to travel to Yaoundé, Cameroon on Friday, June 4. They will play in group B against host Cameroon, DR Congo, and … Continue reading Nigeria Unveils Final Team List For Africa Women’s Handball Nations Cup

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Second Suspect Pleads Guilty In US Capitol Attack

    A man who joined the January 6 attack on the US Capitol and carried a large red Trump flag onto the floor of the Senate pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of obstructing an official proceeding, as the Justice Department begins chipping away at some 450 cases related to the uprising.  Paul Hodgkins, … Continue reading Second Suspect Pleads Guilty In US Capitol Attack

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Trump Pulls Own Blog From Internet

    Donald Trump has canceled his own blog, an advisor announced Wednesday, highlighting the ex-president and election conspiracy theorist’s struggle to escape the social media wilderness. The blog “will not be returning,” Trump aide Jason Miller told CNBC. Named “From the Desk of Donald J. Trump,” the blog was launched only a month ago … Continue reading Trump Pulls Own Blog From Internet

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Buhari Is A Dictator, Has No Respect For Rule Of Law – Afenifere

The leader of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent controversial comments, describing the Commander-in-Chief as a dictator who has no respect for the rule of law.

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Millions Of Dollars Lost As Elephants On Tour Wreak Havoc In China

  A herd of 15 wandering elephants on an epic trek through southwestern China have entered villages to gorge on crops, broken into barns, and caused a million dollars of losses. Over the past week, the animals drained a water tank, helped themselves to a cornfield, and guzzled supplies after crashing into a barn, state … Continue reading Millions Of Dollars Lost As Elephants On Tour Wreak Havoc In China

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Nigerian Correctional Service Cadet Dies By Suicide In Kaduna

  A cadet of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kaduna State, Mansur Suleiman has committed suicide. The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday. The deceased was among the cadets that are attending the 28th assistant superintendent correctional basic course at the Nigerian Correctional Service staff college in Kaduna State. According to a statement … Continue reading Nigerian Correctional Service Cadet Dies By Suicide In Kaduna

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Serena Looks To Take Advantage Of Open Draw At Roland Garros

    Serena Williams will continue her latest bid for an elusive 24th Grand Slam singles crown later on Wednesday at a French Open now without two of the world’s top three-ranked women’s players, while Alexander Zverev reached the men’s third round. The 39-year-old Williams has already seen two of her likeliest title challengers, who … Continue reading Serena Looks To Take Advantage Of Open Draw At Roland Garros

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