United Nations Children Fund on Friday frowned over the abduction of over 300 students at the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, in a statement faulted the attack which took place in North-West Nigeria, […]

Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said that the gang of bandits that kidnapped Zamfara schoolgirls were different from the group he recently had a meeting with inside a forest in Zamfara. FirstNews reported earlier that bandits stormed Government Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area and […]

Unknown gunmen on Friday morning abducted an unspecified number of schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. But BBC Hausa reported that no fewer than 300 female students were abducted from the school. This is coming less than 10 days after […]

By Habeeb Hazeez The National Film and Video Censors Board on Monday seized unclassified films and video works including pornographic films worth million of naira in Sokoto. The raid was carried out at Emir Yahaya Road, Abdullahi Fodio Road and Ahmadu Bello Way, within the metropolis, in collaboration with security […]

A 35 year old man, Ibrahim Wakili of Babal community in Malabu ward, Fufore Local Government Area in Adamawa state on Monday admitted defiling a 7 year girl names withheld. He confessed before Chief Magistrate Court Yola town that he lured the little girl and forcefully defiled her in one […]

Herdsmen took up arms to defend themselves against brutality – Gumi The Islamic cleric known to have some influence on bandits, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, has said that the abducted Kagara Government Science College students and their teachers may be set free today Sunday. Nigerian government, which often suffers embarrassment from […]

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday lamented that killers have joined the ruling All Progressives Congress. The former Osun State governor did not reveal the identity of the killers but said people know them. Aregbesola was said to have made the claim after revalidating his APC membership at Ifofin, […]

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani Socio-Cultural Association has praised Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed claiming that herdsmen carry AK-47 rifles for self-defence. The group, however, lambasted the governors of Benue and Ogun states, Samuel Ortom and Rotimi Akeredolu respectively. Miyetti Allah specifically described Akeredolu as a ‘disgrace’ and said […]

Shawn, the widow of legendary American broadcaster, Larry King, has gone to court to contest his will. He was worth two million dollars. On Monday Page Six reported that Larry King’s widow, Shawn King, planned to file court papers contesting his secret will. On Tuesday, her lawyers filed the documents […]

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