UK warns against travel to 21 states in Nigeria

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria. In a statement on its website “updated June 17, 2019” and “still current at June 18, 2019,” the FCO listed the states as: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, “riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa … Continue reading UK warns against travel to 21 states in Nigeria

Army Kills 9 Boko Haram Social Media Personalities

In continuation of the onslaught against Boko Haram terrorists ,the Nigerian Army said it has killed nine ”social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP). In a statement on the Nigerian Army Official Facebook page,it said the elimination of members of the Boko Haram media team further confirms that the Nigerian … Continue reading Army Kills 9 Boko Haram Social Media Personalities

Boko Haram leader, Shekau mocks Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, has mocked the Nigeria and its national pledge. He called it “shirk” which in Islam means the sin of idolatry or worshiping of anyone or anything besides the singular God. In excerpts posted on Twitter on Tuesday, Ahmad Salkida, an investigative journalist close the sect, said … Continue reading Boko Haram leader, Shekau mocks Nigeria

ISIS Claims First Attack In DR Congo

Islamic State on Thursday, April 18 claimed that it killed Congolese soldiers in an attack in Kamango near the border between Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, according to The defensepost.com reports. A message posted by its Amaq propaganda agency said there were Congolese army “dead and wounded” following an attack by ISIS fighters in the town of Kamango near the border.

Foreign nationals sponsor terrorism through Nigerian banks – EFCC Chairman

It was revealed that the EFCC would go after ex-governors and politicians who had been fingered in corruption acts, noting that the EFCC did not go after them during their tenure because of their constitutional immunity.

Igbo Traders Attacked in Lagos

However, on the Lagos Island, social miscreants otherwise called area boys , attacked some Igbo traders over accusation that they did not vote for President Buhari in Saturday’s election.
The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons such as  cutlasses, broken bottles, woods and knives, struck at about 9.am at five streets:  Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tinubu, Bamgbose and Alli streets, taking  the traders unawares.

Photo: Boy macheted by Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa state

A young man is currently battling for his life after he was allegedly attacked by Fulani herdsmen around Mararaba Udege area in Nasarawa State. It was gathered that the boy whose name is Luka Kaika from Odu village was said to have been harvesting cashew nut in his farm few days ago when the attack occured.

Unknown gunmen kill 22 children, 44 others in Kaduna

At least 66 persons have been reported killed, and four wounded by unknown gunmen in Maro Gida and Iri communities in Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna. According to reports, victims of the attack which is coming barely 24 hours to the Presidential and National Assembly election include 22 children and 12 women, while the four persons wounded were rescued alive by security agencies and are now receiving medical attention.

Rome Airport Temporarily Closed Due To Discovery Of WWII Bombs

Rome’s Ciampino airport was closed for a few hours on Thursday after German bombs from the World War II era were found near its runway. Army experts were called in to defuse the bombs, weighing 150 kilograms and containing about 75 kilograms of explosive, the Italian Defence Ministry said in a statement.