Friday, September 25, 2020

Come To Our Aid, Stop The Genocide, Kaduna Youth Raises Alarm

PRESS STATEMENT (Thursday, 6th August, 2020) Last night, 33 Atyap natives, who were among hundreds of thousands of already starving indigenes under a 24 hours rigidly imposed curfew that was 65 days yesterday, were killed in five Atyap villages in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf LGA in Southern part of Kaduna state by Fulani militia. The villages...

ECWA Rejects Using Public Funds to De-radicalise Boko Haram Insurgents

The Evangelical Church of Wining All (ECWA) yesterday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari administration spending public funds to de-radicalise and rehabilitate repentant members of Boko-Haram, a jihadist terrorist organisation based in northeastern Nigeria ECWA, one of the largest Christian denominations in Nigeria, also said millions of the victims of Boko Haram insurgency “are still languishing in...

Police vow to fish out killers of district head in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has vowed that it will fish out the killers of Mr Amos Obere, the District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area. Obere was murdered by unknown gunmen on Friday. Nansel Ramhan, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, made the vow while speaking with the News...

Insecurity: We’ve Done Our Best – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said his administration has done its best in ending Boko Haram in the North-East and militancy in the South-South. The President, however, acknowledged that security agencies “could do much better” in curbing insecurity in the North-East and North-Central. He made the comments to reporters after attending a Sallah service in Abuja. “I...

Hope fades as Kaduna killings continue

“Life is meaningless; life is cruel. I have lost hope. Those responsible for the killing of my 11 children would never know peace. I asked what was happening and I was told Fulani people invaded our community, killing people and destroying properties. I am one of the oldest women in our community and I...

Gunmen Attack Family of Four in Plateau, Kill one, Injure 3

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders yesterday attacked a family of four at Exland of Gashishi district of Barakin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing one and leaving the others with fatal gunshot injuries. We gathered that the gunmen at about 4:30a.m. swooped on the house of their victims while they were asleep and...

Southern Kaduna: IG Deploys More Policemen

Apparently jolted by the unending killings in Southern Kaduna, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has approved a change of tactics in the fight against the terrorists, and has ordered more men to the troubled areas. Sources at the Police headquarters, Abuja, told our reporter last night that the IG has instructed the Commissioner...

Ethnic Groups in Taraba Give Ishaku Ultimatum to Address Alleged Injustices

Four out of the numerous ethnic groups in Taraba have given Governor Darius Ishaku a 30- day ultimatum to address injustices being meted to them by successive administrations in the state. The ethnic groups, comprising the Minute, Fulani, Kuteb and Tiv in a joint world press conference on Saturday in Jalingo alleged that they have...

Buhari Admits Security Situation Very Disturbing, Tells Military to do Better

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the security situation in the country as “very disturbing”, and urged the military and the police to do much better, adding however, that his administration had done its best in view of what he inherited in 2015. He also assured Nigerians that more resources would be provided for the military,...

Gov Sule Vows to Tackle Crimes over Maku’s Nephew, Niece Killings

Following the Killing of a nephew and niece to the former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, by suspected kidnappers, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has vowed not to spare efforts in tackling violent crimes in the state. Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, last Tuesday evening invaded Gudi, the ancestral home town of Governor Abdullahi...

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