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Army Chief Buratai Gives Soldiers 40 Days To Capture Shekau “Dead Or Alive”

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has given the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maiduguri, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, a 40-day ultimatum to capture Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, “dead or alive”. A statement issued by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, on Friday night, quoted Buratai as saying […]

BREAKING: Kuje Prison In Abuja Is On FIRE

A major fire has engulfed in several buildings inside Kuje prison, Abuja, SR reports. The fire reportedly started around 10:45 am. A group calling itself the Prisoners Against Injustice in Nigeria (PAIN) has claimed responsibility for the fire. PAIN made the claim in a handwritten statement posted on the prison notice board before it was […]

Husband Beats Wife To Death In Ogun

A 40-year-old man, Femi Adebowale, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for beating his wife, Kuburat, 37, to death. The incident happened on Monday at their residence in Agbado area of the state. According to a statement on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on the […]

Court Sends Dethroned Baale Of Shangisha, Wife & Brother To Kirikiri Prison For Faking His Kidnap

A Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ogba has ordereded that the deposed Baale of Shangisha, Chief Mutiu Ogundare, be sent to the Kirikiri Prison for allegedly faking his kidnap. Ogundare, who was arraigned along with his wife, Abolanle, and his brother, Mohammed Babatunde, would remain in custody pending the perfection of their bail conditions. The […]

FIRS Generates N1.78tn In Six Months

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced that it generated a total sum of N1.782tn in tax revenue between January and July this year. The announcement was made on Tuesday by the Executive Chairman, FIRS, Mr. Tunde Fowler, while defending the budget of the agency before the Senate Committee on Finance in Abuja. Fowler […]