Monday, 18 January, 2021

Tag: Headlines


Militants from the Islamic State backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, have displayed an Armed Personnel Carrier the group captured from Nigerian soldiers. According to ISWAP Read more…


Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it won’t support a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction. IPOB, in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, alleged that all the people Read more…


Joe Biden US President-elect, Joe Biden, plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders on his first day in the White House, that will show a stunning rebuke of outgoing US President Donald Trump’s policies. According to a memo signed Read more…


Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly killed Rev. Fr. John Gbakaan, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Minna, Niger State. According to reports, Gbakaan was killed on Friday, some days after he was abducted by the gunmen. Another Read more…


The 18 Kano Kantim Kwari traders abducted on their way to Aba in Abia State have regained their freedom. The traders were kidnapped on Sunday, January 10, in Okene, Kogi State, on their way to Aba to buy textile materials. Read more…


Activists linked to the #EndSARS protests have said the Post No Debit restriction placed on their accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria has yet to be lifted. The CBN had in October 2020 asked banks to freeze the bank Read more…


Uganda opposition leader, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, on Sunday said the military have taken over his house in the last four days, placing him and his wife under house arrest. In his first tweet since Friday, Wine Read more…


The Uche Okwukwu-led faction of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has asked a High Court sitting in Bwari Abuja to restrain Professor George Obiozor, who was elected by the Nnia Nwodo-led Ohanaeze from parading himself as the President Read more…


The Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Zulum, has called on Nigerians to stop seeing the insurgency in the northeastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa as a northern problem but a challenge that affects everyone. Zulum made this known Read more…


Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly killed five police officers in Kaduna State. SaharaReporters gathered that the deceased persons were among the 18 policemen abducted by the gunmen along Birnin Gwari- Funtua Road in Farin-Ruwa village. The security operatives Read more…