Boko Haram Holds Eid-el-Fitr Prayer Openly A faction of Boko Haram backed by the Islamic State (IS), the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has released photographs of terrorists observing Eid-el-Fitr prayers at different locations in Nigeria territory.Naija News reports that Eid-el-Fitr was celebrated by most Muslim faithful across the globe.
Air Force Bombards Boko Haram & Bandits In Kaduna Airstrikes by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has neutralized bandits in Chikun, Birnin Gwari Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna State.Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement on Friday by the state’s Commissioner for Internal Security Samuel Aruwan.
Today's Headlines: State Govt Declares Public Holiday In Kano, President Buhari Reacts Over Insecurity
Govt Declares Another Public Holiday In Kano, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has declared Friday, May 14 a work-free day to enable Muslim faithful to continue with the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement on Thursday by the state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba.
1.)President Buhari Sends Another Message To Nigerians.President Muhammadu Buhari has sent another message to Nigerians, in the message he appealed to Nigerians to show more understanding as he vowed that his administration will tackle the issues of bandits to ensure that they do not cause trouble against food production.
Troops Kills 15 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno Recently, The police anti-terrorist squad has revealed that they have successfully neutralized over 15 Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to overrun Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday.Recall that Naija News had on Tuesday reported that suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents had set some houses on fire in Maiduguri.
Today's Headlines: 5 IPOB Members Arrested In Imo, Don’t Vilify Southern Governors-Okowa Warns Lawan
5 IPOB Members Arrested In Imo The Imo State Police Command have disclosed that five individuals members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were arrested over the killing of police sergeant, Joseph Nwaka.Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement on Saturday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu.
According to Naija News, it has been reported that the proscribed leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra escaped the United Kingdom.This came after the federal government under the Presidency of Muhammadu Buhari petitioned the government of United Kingdom to arrest Nnamdi Kanu and bring him back to Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari called on Nigerians to show more understanding.He vowed that his government will deal with bandits to ensure that they will not cause damage to food production.NAIJA News reported that he expressed this when he spoke to journalists after observing the Eid il-Fitr prayers, which marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Here are today's trending news "Use Salary To Address Insecurity" - Ndume Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume has advocated that President Buhari should use the salaries of Politicians to tackle insecurity in the country, as reported by Naija News.According to Ndume, it is only when there is security in the nation that other things can be attended to.
ESN Killed 21 Police Officers In Akwa Ibom The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Amiengheme Andrew, has accused the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)’s Eastern Security Network (ESN) of killing no fewer than 21 personnel.Photo Credit: Naija News He revealed this when Governor Udom Emmanuel led members of his executive to the police headquarters to commiserate with them on the deaths of some operatives.
Commercial Drivers Clash With Rivers Taskforce Some Rivers State Taskforce members have reportedly been hospitalized following a clash with some commercial drivers in the state capital, Port Harcourt.According to reports reaching Naija News at this time, a commercial driver attacked a member of the task force on street trading and illegal motor parks after being asked to properly pack his vehicle.
Today's Headlines: Troops Killed 9 Boko Haram In Borno, Gunmen Burn Down Police Station In Akwa Ibom
Troops Killed 9 Boko Haram In Borno Troops of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday inflicted heavy casualty on Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to attack Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.Naija News reports that the terrorists attempted to invade the town by advancing from Aldawari axis on the outskirts of Maiduguri but met stiff resistance from security operatives.
Security Forces Kill Over 15 Boko Haram Terrorists The police anti-terrorist squad claims to have successfully neutralized over 15 Boko Haram terrorists who attempted to take over Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on Tuesday.Remember that Naija News reported on Tuesday that suspected Boko Haram insurgents had set fire to some houses in Maiduguri.
Buhari Speaks Over Death Of Dogonyaro President Muhammadu Buhari has said the death of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro, is a loss to the Nigerian Army and the country at large.Naija News reports that Dogonyaro was also part of the coup plotters that removed President Buhari from Power in 1985.
In a recent report by NAIJA NEWS, the Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has made a shocking revelation about those opposing the ban on open grazing as agreed upon by the southern governors.Photo: Governor Samuel Ortom Recall that 17 governors had unanimously agreed to the ban on open grazing of cattles by herdsmen in their respective states.
The police in Benue State has discovered secret Graves in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area, Benue State.Photo Credit: Naija News This was possible after the arrest of two Criminal suspects, they were arrested at Illesa city, Osun State where they ran to, when police in Benue was closing in on them.
Gunmen abduct pastor in Akure It was reported in the Naija News, that unknown gunmen have kidnapped pastor Otamayomi Ogedengbe from the deeper life bible church in Akure.It was discovered that the pastor and his wife were in a church program before the gunmen stormed the area and kidnapped the pastor.
Lagos To Launch Mini Buses To Replace Okada The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-olu has announced the replacement of commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada with Mini Buses.The Governor said in a stakeholders meeting that the state will roll out buses in phases. "We are excited that to announce that next week, we will be launching why we term as "last mile buses" that will ply inner roads and safety get commercial passengers to their final destination "- Babajide Sanwo-olu (Photo Credit: Naija News) Father Mbaka's Adoration Ministry Shut Down Father Mbake who is a Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has announced the shut down of the Adoration Ministry for a period of one month.
"Bandits Are Tired And Want Peace" – Yusuf A former executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Prof. Usman Yusuf has submitted that bandits are tired of fighting and are ready to embrace peace.According to him, he is part of a group that has been engaging the bandits on the need to embrace peace and the bandits are always eager to listen to what they have to say.
Today's Headlines: Protest Rocks The Streets Of Ikorodu After Man Allegedly Dies In Police Custody; Abductors Of Greenfield Students Make Fresh Demands
The abductors of the students from The Greenfield University have finally reached out to their respective parents with new demands.As reported by Naija News, a ransom of 10 million naira was demanded for the freedom of each students.Photo credit: Naija News This is coming after the abductors had earlier requested a total ransom of N800 million which the parents of the abducted student count not afford.