Why Leah Sharibu is still in Boko Haram captivity–Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi,...

Zamfara Killings: Who is to blame? by Idris Mohammed

By Idris Mohammed Let me start by saying that, the preciousness of the human soul is sacrificed on the altar  of  Precious Stones`. Blood is...

NAF denies killing civilians in Zamfara air raid

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reacted sharply to allegations that its stings against rampaging bandits in Zamfara were on innocent civilians, challenging anyone...

Bandits killed 3,526 residents, destroy 500 villages–Zamfara governor

The Zamfara Government has said that a total of 3,526 persons were killed by armed bandits in the state in the last five years. This...

Ex-SMEDAN boss, Masari remanded in prison ‘for laundering’ N107m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned Bature Umar Masari, a former director-general of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency...

Zamfara killings: Some traditional rulers are informants of bandits–Defence minister

Mansur Dan-Ali, Nigeria's minister of defence has revealed that some traditional rulers are sharing intelligence with the armed bandits who kill innocent residents in...

EFCC arrests 9 train tickets racketeers in Abuja, Kaduna

Nine persons suspected of being involved in train ticket racketeering have been arrested in Abuja and Kaduna in sting operation by officials of the...

B R E A K I N G: Nigerian gov’t BANS mining activities in...

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a total ban on mining activities in Zamfara State and its environs, Premium Times is reporting. The decision,...

Fear of kidnapping forces VIPs, military officers to patronize Kaduna-Abuja trains

Prominent Nigerians, including senators, serving senior military officers and other politicians have been forced to take trains to Kaduna for fear of being abducted...

Why Zamfara violence is beyond Buhari’s control–Cleric

A Kano-based Islamic scholar Sheikh Abdallah Gadon-Kaya has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot end the persistent killings in Zamfara state because some influential...

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I’m Nigerian by birth, Atiku replies APC

The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has denied the All Progressives Congress’ allegation that he is...

I am assiting Buhari, not manipulating NASS – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly...

Zamfara Emirs apologise to NAF over allegations of killing civilians

The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent...