Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Device Kills 2 Security Personnel

Members of the local vigilante in Borno State, popularly called civilian joint task force, yesterday stepped on an improvised explosive device, IED, suspected to have been planted by Boko Haram militants, along Dikwa, Maiduguri road. A member of the group, Ahmadu Kachallah, who disclosed this said they went out on manhunt for fleeing members of […]

Islamic group gives Sterling Bank $15 million facility

Islamic group gives Sterling Bank $15 million facility

Sterling Bank Plc got a $15 million facility from the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD). ICD, a multilateral development financial institution said it recognised the contribution of the Sterling Bank to the growth of Islamic banking in Nigeria and Africa barely four years after it commenced operations. It also commended […]

Manhunt For ‘Real Shekau Has Begun – Defence Minister

Manhunt For ‘Real Shekau Has Begun – Defence Minister

Following the military’s destruction of the Islamic sect’s spiritual base  located in camp Zairo in the Sambisa forest, Borno State. The Security agencies have begun a manhunt for “the real Abubakar Shekau,” the fugitive Boko Haram leader. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, who gave the indication after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in […]

Kerosene Explosion Kills 1 And Hospitalised 17

Kerosene Explosion Kills 1 And Hospitalised 17

About a month after a 50-year-old housewife, Jenny Ibor Okpa, from Ofalosi village in Nko, Yakurr Local Council of Cross River State died from kerosene explosion, adulterated kerosene yesterday claimed a mother of two while 17 others are critically ill in the hospital. The incidents occurred as several explosions were recorded in nearly 10 homes, causing […]

In Three Months 211,dies 1,407 Affected By Meningitis

In Three Months 211,dies 1,407 Affected By Meningitis

It has never been funny as the current epidemic of meningitis that started in December 2016 has killed no fewer than 211 Nigerians and affected 1,407. The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, in a publication on its website on “Meningococcal disease – Nigeria: Disease outbreak news” noted that a case fatality rate of 15 per cent […]

Buhari’s INEC Nominees Rejected By Senate Utill Magu Goes Home

Buhari’s INEC Nominees Rejected By Senate Utill Magu Goes Home

Just about 2 weeks after the Senate rejected the nomination of Alhaji Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC); the red chamber has also rejected the nomination of 27 Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Muhammadu Buhari, had written to the Senate, seeking the […]

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