Rain storm wreaks havoc in Delta
Several buildings were destroyed by rainstorms that ravaged various parts of Delta State in the last one week.Investigations showed that the roofs of the affected buildings were blown off by thunderstorms while others were partially destroyed by torrential rain that lasted seven days.As of yesterday, at least 25 houses were ravaged by the downpour that refused to stop, just as property estimated at millions of naira was lost.
Police arrest herbalist with human skull in Osun
Olokode explained that on July 7, at about 8.00 a.m., police team on routine highway patrol on Ile-Ife/Ibadan road intercepted a Honda Accord vehicle with Reg. No. AGL 412 CD.
Troops halt attempt to abduct commuters in Borno, rescue 17
A coordinated operation by the Nigerian and regional troops eliminated scores of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters in camps within Abadam, Borno State.
The troops of Sector 1 Operation Hadin Kai, deployed at the Forward Operational Base (FOB) along Maiduguri-Damaturu road, have rescued 17 civilians from being kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
2023: Shehu Sani tackles Edo Deputy Gov, Shuaibu over alleged secession comments
Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani has condemned threat of secession reportedly attributed to the Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shuaibu on the event that power does not shift to the south in 2023.
Sani, who was reacting to the alleged comment on Wednesday, also noted that the reported threats and intimidation against the North is counterproductive.
Nnamdi Kanu: Biafra group unveils plans to attack Nigeria, Cameroon Governments, destroy economy
Biafra Nations League, BNL, a separatist group in Bakassi Peninsula has vowed to commence militancy operations in the oil rich region.
The BNL threatened that it will not spare any ship found entering Nigeria or Cameroon through the Peninsula coastal line.
This was contained in a statement by the National Leader of BNL, Princewill Chimezie Richard and Chief of Staff, Linus Asuquo Essien.
Jihadists attack two Niger towns, kill all male Christians, destroy Catholic Church
All male Christians in Fantio and Dolbel, two towns in the Tillabéri region in South West of Niger Republic, have been wiped off by Jihadists.
The women with lttle children and babies who were spared during the bloody attack, fled to the Dori region of Burkina Faso.
According to PM News, AID to the Church in Need, (ACN), which reported the attacks, quoted the fleeing women as saying the Jihadists launched the deadly attack on the towns twice, killing the Christian men.
42% of citizens believe all Nigerians are corrupt –Report
About 42.4 per cent of citizens believe that all Nigerians are corrupt while 51 per cent believe all public officials are corrupt.
This is according to a quantitative survey conducted by the Akin Fadeyi Foundation as part of its three-year project end-line report published in Abuja on Tuesday.
The survey, which sampled the opinion of 35, 427 Nigerians across the six geopolitical zones within a 60-day period, however, shows that about 87.62 of respondents believe that the fight against corruption could be won while 12.38 per cent believe corruption could not be won.
Biden forced to pivot foreign policy focus to crises in neighboring nations
(CNN)President Joe Biden has staked his presidency on America's return -- a return to normalcy amid the coronavirus pandemic, a return to the global stage following four years of Trump-era isolationism and, arguably, a return to many of the policy positions adopted by the Obama administration.
But recent incidents in the Caribbean mark a moment in which the Biden administration may be in uncharted territory.
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