Boko Haram Terrorists Kill 6 Soldiers

Six Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in the restive northeast on Sunday, military sources told AFP. The terrorists opened fire on an army convoy near the village of Mayanti, near the border with Cameroon, in an area plagued by attacks by insurgents. “We have lost six soldiers in an…

Our Counter-Insurgency and Anti-Banditry Operations Bearing Fruits – Army

The Nigerian Army has said its counter-insurgency and anti-banditry operations in the three Northern Regions have recorded tremendous successes. In a statement by Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, the Army said it has made life uncomfortable for armed bandits and other criminals operating in the country. “It could be recalled that on…

Call Amotekun Opponents to Order, Group Tells Ooni, Alaafin, Olubadan, Others

A pan-Yoruba Group, Yoruba Youth Forum (YYF), has urged Yoruba royal fathers to call those opposed to the creation of Amotekun security outfit to order. The group in a statement by its President-General, Comrade Abiodun Bolarinwa, while reacting to a rally held last week by another group, Yoruba Appraisal Forum, who kicked against Amotekun, said…

Stop Amotekun Now, Group Tells South West Governors

A group, Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has called on South-West governors halt the Amotekun security outfit. The Group in a rally on Friday in Lagos said Amotekun has been hijacked by some people who do not mean well for the South West region. The Spokesman of the group, Oloketuyi Joshua Ojo who addressed newsmen during…

Gunmen Abduct 3 Councillors in Zamfara

 Zamfara Police Command on Thursday confirmed the abduction of three supervisory councillors of Gummi Local Council in the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Shehu Mohammed confirmed the development to newsmen in Gusau. He, however, said that “all three have been released. “We are still gathering details and we will make it public after…