When there is life, hope is not lost and things will get better one day. The only thing that is expected of somebody who is anxiously looking for something in this world is to be hardworking and support it with prayers. If such a person can do that, there will be light at the end of the tunnel.
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Invade Church; "Ban On Mobile Telecommunications Network Continues"- Bello
Photo Credit: Google One feared killed as gunmen invade church, abduct three worshippers Some gunmen on Sunday morning attacked ECWA church by express road in Okedayo in Kabba and abducted three worshippers, killing one person in the process. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune According to Tribune Online, the gunmen, who were fully armed with AK-47 rifles, stormed the church at around 8 a.m. on Sunday, shooting sporadically as they made their way inside.
Another Protest Begins In Edo On Monday, 23 communities in Edo State's Orhionmwon Local Government Area marched in protest of the State Government's plan to lease Urhonigbe Forest Reserve to a private investor, SARO Oil Palm. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune The protesting communities therefore, appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki to shelve the plan and save their heritages.
Oyo State Medium Security Custodial Centre. The Commander of the Nigerian Hunters Council, Oyo State Chapter, Comrade Taoheed Olanrewaju has revealed that the gunmen who invaded the prison in Oyo State came dressed in black facemasks and outfits to hide their identities. Recall that the Abolongo Custodial Centre in Oyo State was attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits around 10 pm on Friday, freeing all the inmates in the process.
Today's Headlines: Soldiers, Police Deployed To Hot Spot; "Military Has Weakened Boko Haram" -Buhari
Soldiers, police deployed to hot spot Scores of soldiers and police operatives have been deployed to maintain law and order at the Ughelli Mainain Market – a hotbed of killings in recent times in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune The deployment was requested by HRM Wilson Ojakovo Oharisi III JP, the monarch of Ughelli kingdom, during a meeting with officials from the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police, as well as leaders of traders and their members, at his palace on Friday.
The future of the PDP has been looking brighter in Oyo State since the inauguration of Mr. Seyi Makinde. But one key issue can make the political party lose its goodwill in the state in the next gubernatorial election in 2023. The issue doesn't even seem to get enough attention in the party.
Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement Armed bandits have reportedly attacked Tangaza town in Tangaza local government killing two and abduct another four children in the process. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune They also injured three more people, who are currently being treated in the hospital, while food, drinks, and other items were allegedly carted away in the process.
Mr. David Mark, one of the most experienced lawmakers in the country, would want to throw his hat into the ring so as to occupy the vacant office in the PDP national secretariat. The Nigerian Tribune listed him as one of the few top politicians who have shown interest in having the seat.
Opinion: It Is Wrong For Cows To Block The Entrance Of Bauchi Polytechnic Despite Open Grazing Being Allowed
Many Nigerians have opined that even though open grazing is allowed in most of the Northern States in Nigeria, there should still be restricted areas that cattle should not be seen. These areas such as densely populated places, roads, and schools. Apart from the obstruction of movements that these cows can cause to vehicles and people, they can as well dirty places with their feces.
[OPINION] NAF Allegedly Paying N20m Ransom To Bandits: The Media Has The Responsibility Of Supporting The War On Terror
Isn't it funny when Boko Haram or ISWAP make unverifiable claims, some outlets gorge on it like ravenous wolves? But when the Nigerian military announces gains the same outlets go on a fact-checking spree. According to a report by Nigerian Tribune, The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has falsified the claim by the Wall Street Journal article, a stoke brokerage focused entity, that an Air Force personnel had delivered an N20 million ransom to bandits operating in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State in exchange for an anti-aircraft gun allegedly seized by the bandits.
The renowned Nigerian rap star turned 35 today been 9th of October 2021, although he hasn't made a fuss about it on social media. Phyno is one of the most successful rappers in the Nigerian music industry, with a lot of hit singles to his name.
As reported by the Nigerian Tribune, a group loyal to former Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, held a parallel Congress to elect the state executives of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday. It is an indication that the APC has been factionalised in Lagos State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state would not be postponed. Nigerian Tribune reports that a director in the commission, Chima Duruaku, disclosed this in a meeting with media executives at the weekend in Awka, the state capital.
Governor Seyi Makinde may not have it really easy when he is seeking a second term mandate from the people of Oyo State. There are two sure issues he is going to face ahead of the Oyo State gubernatorial election. And the unfortunate thing there is that he may not be able to overcome the two issues.
Two teenagers have been arrested in Akwa Ibom state after a man passed away during a threesome. The deceased is said to be a retired employee of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST). It was learnt that the retiree had promised the teenagers jobs at NIPOST. A source who declined to be identified told the Nigerian Tribune: “The deceased died of apparent exhaustion arising from the marathon sex with two teenage girls whom he promised to inform of available job offers through the post office located with the Ibom Plaza arena in Uyo.
Here's What To Expect As Angry Sokoto Residents Go After Bandits And Kill Six Of Them In Retaliation
Image credit: premiumtimesng.com There is an adage that says even a goat bites when it is pushed to the wall. That must have been the situation of the people of Tangaza community of Sokoto state, that even the Divisional Police Officer could not abate their displeasure. It was reported by the Nigerian Tribune that the people of the community got an eye for an eye yesterday by lynching six bandits and subsequently burning them to ashes.
Tension As Gunmen Attack Again Suspected gunmen have reportedly abducted a mother and her two children in Omu-Aran, Irepodun local government area of Kwara State. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune According to Tribune Online, the incident occurred around 7 p.m. on Friday near a petrol station in the Oko town junction area of the ancient town.
Today's Headlines: Why Nigeria is going backward at 61 —PANDEF chair; FG Off To Ethiopia For Progress
Photos Credit: Google Why Nigeria is going backward at 61 —PANDEF chair Let me first of all thank God for Nigeria at 61. Nigeria has gone a long way to celebrate 61 years of independence and there is reason to thank God that everything is still in order and we are still Nigeria as one and not divided.
Navy neutralises unspecified number of gunmen in Anambra It was a bloody Saturday for some Anambra State gunmen after men from the Nigerian Navy stationed at Navy Junction, Awaka, neutralised them in a gun duel. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune According to the video recording of the incident, the gunmen were all killed in the gun duel while traveling in a red Toyota Highlander SUV with registration number NSH 248 AE.
At least four persons including a pregnant woman, her son and a Boys’ Brigade member have been killed by suspected herdsmen in renewed attacks on some communities in Guma local government area of Benue State. A person who identified himself as Adamgbe, told Nigerian Tribune that the attacks occurred between Friday and Monday, September 27.