Monthly Archives: February 2021

Fear As Six Children Go Missing In Lagos

At least six children have been declared missing in Idi Araba, Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State, as concerns over the safety of kids in the community grow on a daily basis. The missing children are identified as Abdullahi Mohammed, Umairah Umar, Abubakar Sadiq, one Shittu, Abdullahi Olanrewaju and Abdulahad Ibrahim, who disappeared on Wednesday, January 27. City Round ...

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Outrage, Protests As Military, Police Helicopters Search For 317 Zamfara Schoolgirls

Why Buhari hasn’t used force against bandits –President’s aide The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dispatched two helicopters and operatives for the rescue of about 317 abducted schoolgirls in Jangebe, Zamfara State. The IG also disclosed that the military, police and the Department of State Services operatives have commenced a coordinated search towards the rescue of the schoolgirls. Suspected ...

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Anambra Guber: Attacking Obiano Cannot Win Election

By James Eze As the race for the next governor of Anambra Sate heats up, it has become easy to see that some aspirants have no idea why they joined the fray. Some are still trying to figure out if they stand a chance at all, while some are ridiculously fixated in hurling insults at Governor Willie Obiano. But this ...

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Cryptocurrencies: We Must Act With Knowledge Not Fear, Osinbajo Tells CBN, Bankers

Rather than adopt a policy that prohibits cryptocurrency operations in the country, “we must act with knowledge and not fear” and develop a robust regulatory regime that is thoughtful and knowledge-based, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in a keynote address delivered virtually at a one-day economic summit organized by the Central Bank of Nigeria, ...

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Zamfara: Treat Abductions Of Students As A Breach Of UN Charter, SERAP Urges UN Security Council

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to “urgently hold a special session on Nigeria and to visit the country to press the authorities to end continuing abductions of students and the increasing level of insecurity across the country.” The organization is also urging “the Council ...

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Gunmen Invade Abuja Community Again, Abduct 2

Barely three weeks after a journalist was kidnapped, gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have again abducted a man and his brother-in-law at Gbazango extension, Kubwa, Abuja. The fully-armed five-man gang invaded the residence of their victim, identified as Mr Peter, and whisked him away along with his brother-in-law at 12 am on Friday. The hoodlums also shot three vigilante members ...

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Soludo Promoters Forum Boat Berths In Nanka

By Christian Aburime All is now set for the formal inauguration of the Soludo Promoters Forum (SPF) in Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra state. Report from the famous community says enormous efforts have been expended in organizing the inauguration slated for Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Enugwu-Nanka Country home of Chief Osita Ezechukwu, Olikaeze Nanka Chief Christian ...

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Insecurity: APC Govt At All Levels Have Failed, Says Ganduje’s Aide

The Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Media, Salihu Yakasai, has said that the government of the All Progressives Congress at all levels have failed Nigerians in the duty to protect lives and properties. Yakasai said this amid the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, which ...

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‘Zamfara Schoolgirls’ Abductors Invaded School In Their Hundreds Without Much Challenge’

The Zamfara State Government has confirmed the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state. The confirmation was made by the Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran, in a brief interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau on Friday. The abductors in their hundreds invaded ...

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