Posts Tagged ‘Killings’

Killings: Ezekwesili Calls For Independent Examination Of Buhari’s Mental, Physical Health

By Seun Adeuyi Oby Ezekwesili, a former Education Minister, has called for an assessment of the physical and mental capacity of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ezekweili, in a series of tweets via her verified Twitter account, @obyezeks, on Sunday, demanded that a medical panel be set up to assess President Buhari, saying the condition of Nigeria […]

8 Dead, Others Injured, Homes Burnt In Fresh Kaduna Attacks

A 60-year-old widow, a mother of 6 children and a 56-year-old man have been killed by suspected Fulani militia in Manyi-Mashin village, Zamandabo ward, in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State. According to a statement issued by the National Publicity Officer, Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), Luka Binniyat, the alleged […]

INSECURITY, KILLINGS: Presidency Says Nigeria Is Fully Capable Of Dealing With Banditry, Terrorism

The regime has assured Nigerians that the nation’s armed forces are fully capable of dealing with the challenges of banditry and terrorism. They, therefore, urged Nigerians to exercise more patience as the military takes appropriate steps to block gaps being exploited to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens. This was disclosed in a statement endorsed by […]

B/Haram Killings: ‘Redeploy our husbands’ — Police officers’ wives beg Regime

Wives of police officers fighting Boko Haram in the north-east, yesterday, staged a protest asking the rgime to redeploy their husbands from the combat zone. Dressed in black attire and matching through some streets in Jos, the women accused the government of neglecting their husbands despite the constant killings by the insurgents. “Our hearts are […]

INSECURITY, KILLINGS: N’East governors meet

Governors of the six North-East states  gathered on Friday in Gombe for an inaugural consultative meeting to check the lingering insecurity and other challenges in the sub-region. Addressing newsmen at the end of the meeting, the host governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, said its aim was to close ranks and chart a way forward for the […]

Terrorism, killings: Nigeria, others to raise $1bn to tackle menace

Nigeria and other member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have resolved to raise $1 billion to combat terrorism and other forms of insecurity bedeviling both the region and the Sahel. Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, while announcing  the decision at the ongoing 33rd AU Summit in Addis Ababa, also canvassed the […]