Month: November 2020

Boko Haram: Sani, Garba, Shagari, other blast Service Chiefs as terrorists slaughter 43 farmers in Borno

Reactions have continued to trail the reported killing of 43 farmers by members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist sect in Borno State, on Saturday as prominent Nigerians expressed mixed feelings over the unfortunate incident. The insurgents were said to have slit the throats of the farmers on their rice farms during an attack on …

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Shema clears air on alleged plan to dump PDP for APC

A former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, has denied he is set to defect to the All Progressives Party (APC). Shema stated this while speaking with journalists in Katsina, after the inauguration of the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus and Elders Committees. The speculation began after he took a picture with the …

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We need more intelligence than weaponry, recruit graduates into Force – Donald Duke

Former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to immediately change its strategy in dealing with insecurity in Nigeria. Duke speaking on Channels TV on Sunday was reacting to the recent killing of farmers in Borno State and the general insecurity across the country. The former governor emphasized …

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Plateau: Kidnapping Gang Arrested with Military Uniforms & Arms in Kanam LGA

In a joint security operation between Vigilante group members in, Operation Safe haven DSS, and Nigeria police force in kanam local government yielded fruit with the arrest of following Kidnapping suspects and exhibit namely Abdullahi ABUBAKAR 37YRS RABIU AMADU 35YRS AND AKILU ZUBAIRU 32YRS ITEMS RECOVERED FROM THE SUSPECTS WERE ONE AK 47 RIFLE, ONE …

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Germany picks `pandemic’ as 2020 Word of the Year

Experts announced on Monday that “Corona-Pandemie’’ (coronavirus pandemic) has been selected as the German language’s Word of the Year for 2020. The Association for the German Language (GfdS) said in keeping with the theme, the word `lockdown’ got second place. A jury of linguists analysed media entries and other submissions to pick the terms that …

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Senate President leads FG Delegation on condolence visit to Borno over killing of farmer

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan is leading a federal government delegation to Maiduguri, Borno State on a condolence visit over the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists. According to a statement Monday in Abuja by his Special Adviser, Media, Ola Awoniyi, the President of the Senate left for Maiduguri today, midday. …

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Borno killings: Nigeria at mercy of terrorists, we’re being denied weapons — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Monday said Nigeria is currently at the mercy of terrorists because the country is being denied access to acquire needed weapons to fight the insurgents despite efforts to do so. The Minister who lamented the killings of 43 farmers in Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area …

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Jay FM Podcast: Let’s Talk 30th November 2020

Nigerians continue to count their losses as a result of killings across various geopolitical zones, the perceived inaction of President Muhammadu Buhari seems to be generating a lot of controversies and even more source of worry for the citizen. Should people be worried? In this episode of #LetsTalk, Opeyemi sampled the opinions of the former …

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Zabarmari: Gbajabiamila Calls For More Military Action, Budgetary Allocations To Armed Forces

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday said the legislature would support the Nigerian armed forces with budgetary allocations in the wake of the killings and insecurity in the country, even though the military has not justified previous funds. The Speaker, who kept mum on the nationwide outcry for the change …

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