Monday, April 19, 2021


April 19, 2021

Gunmen attack police divisional headquarters in Abia, release inmates

The attack on the police office comes barely a week after police headquarters and a correctional facility were attacked in neighbouring Imo State with over 1,000 inmates released.

Okezie Ikpeazu
April 19, 2021

I pay police’s salaries in Lagos, not Buhari: Sanwo-Olu

Mr Sanwo-Olu was also frustrated that President Muhammadu Buhari had remained deaf to calls for state police.

Buhari and Sanwo-Olu
April 19, 2021

U.S. prints money, CBN can print N60 billion: APC

Mr Akpanudoedehe pointed out that the PDP needed to understand how money was created, saying that its utterances concerning CBN operations will create problems for the economy.

APC Flag
April 19, 2021

Find Boko Haram terrorists, defeat them: Defence Minister

“You are doing your best, and we recognise that. You have already been baptised.”

April 19, 2021

#EndSARS protests increased cost of cooking jollof rice: Report

The average cost of making a pot of jollof rice, a highly-rated delicacy, rose by 7.8 per cent between March 2020 and March 2021.

April 19, 2021

Acute insecurity not new in Nigeria: Lai Mohammed

“You don’t cure (a) headache by beheading the patient.”

Lai Mohammed
April 18, 2021

More soldiers to be recruited to combat Boko Haram: Minister

Mr Magashi mentioned that the president was very happy with the performance of soldiers confronting insurgency in the North-East.

Minister of Defence, retired Major-General Bashir Magashi
April 18, 2021

Army nabs Boko Haram informant in Yobe

Army spokesman said the activities of the suspect and his accomplices were responsible for the recent attacks on troops.

Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima
April 18, 2021

Fuel tanker explodes after losing control, kills dozen in Benue

The truck fell over, spilling its content all over the Oshigbudu/Obagaji Junction. A petrol station was also affected.

Tanker fire
April 18, 2021

PDP demands Pantami’s sack, investigation over links with terrorism

The party said it was worried that the much touted NIN registration might have been compromised to allow foreign invaders.

Uche Secondus