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Sultan queries intelligence agencies over continuous Killings, claims casualty figures are underreported.

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Chief of Defence Staff blows hot over attack on NDA, says ‘This madness must end’

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APC governors visit Lalong over recent killings, sue for peace

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Following the enacting of open grazing laws in different southern states, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has urged the N’ Assembly to prevent governors from enacting the laws, According to the group, the law will hamper the ability of pastoralists to function effectively, while the anti-open grazing law will worsen cattle rustling and undermine stability. …

Following the security challenges in Zamfara state, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has instructed all telecommunications companies to shut down their services in the state. Zamfara state has become a hot spot for banditry and kidnappings in recent times. Ekocitymagazine had reported how Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, suspended the transportation of livestock beyond the …

A member of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Aminu Garba, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of betraying the trust of the people of his home state despite gaining massive support during the last election. The lawmaker, Hon Danmusa, who represents Danmusa local government area in the assembly, made this statement while recation to the …

Despite the latest stringent measures put in place by the Zamfara state government against banditry , the state on wednesday afternoon witnessed another round of abduction as 73 students were kidnapped by bandits at Government Day Secondary School in Kaya in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State the Police have confirmed. Coincidentally, the state …

Banditry in the country seems to be taking another dimension as the Inspector General of police Usman confirmed an attack on some members of the Nasarawa House of Assembly. Though the police said only a member, Mr Tsebe was attacked but the lawmaker told journalists in Akwanga that he and two other legislators in the …

There was palpable tension on Monday in Sapele LGA of Delta between Hausa traders and Fulani herders clashed. According to an eye witness, the altercation reportedly occurred at a market in Amukpe along Benin-Warri road. which led to the destruction of some stalls at the market. Confusion started when a Fulani herder trader allegedly stabbed …

The Military were yesterday dislodged by suspected fighters of the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) after the terrorist group attacked Rann, the headquarters town of Kala Balge LGA of Borno state. According to sources, the insurgents came on Monday, around 1:30am, in large numbers and started shooting sporadically.  The troops of the Nigerian …

The insecurity situation ravaging the country has taken another dimension as unknown gunmen yesterday murdered the first son of Bala Na’Allah, senator representing Kebbi south in his home in Kaduna.Abdul Karim Na’Allah was said to have been murdered on Sunday at his residence in Malali GRA in Kaduna metropolis. Aside Zamfara state, Kaduna has been …

The US department of justice, has indicted Three residents of Maryland, USA, over allegations of exporting arms and ammunition to Nigeria. According to a statement issued on Friday by the US department of justice, the indictment was announced by Jonathan F. Lenzner, acting US attorney for the district of Maryland; James R. Mancuso, special agent …

•We’re Grateful to Governor for Rescuing Us From ‘War Zone,’ Say UNIJOS Students  In line with his administration’s commitment to safety and security of Lagosians, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has successfully evacuated a three-week-old baby, the mother and undergraduate students of Lagos extraction at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau State, following the …