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Farmers-Herders Clash: Amnesty International Accuses Nigerian Govt Of Impunity, Says 3,641 Killed Since 2016

  Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of impunity in the way it has been handling killings of innocent citizens in parts of the country. The Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, made the allegation in her remarks

Several People Feared Killed As Gunmen Attack Kaduna Village

  No fewer than 14 people have been reportedly killed with 17 others injured after gunmen attacked Ungwan Paa-Gwandara village in Godogodo Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Although the police authorities are yet to confirm the

One Soldier Killed As Troops Neutralise Boko Haram Terrorists

  Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole succeeded in neutralising four Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons from them, an operation would have passed as smooth but for one soldier who paid the supreme price during the encounter. According to a

Soldier Killed As Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack In Borno 

File Photo   The Nigerian Army says it has repelled a suspected Boko Haram attack on Gudumbali community in northern Borno State on Saturday. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Deputy Director Public Relations of the Theatre Command, Colonel

17 People Killed In Niger Road Crash

Seventeen people have been confirmed killed in a road crash in Labele village just after Nasko town in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State. The crash occurred around 6 pm on Saturday and involved a Volkswagen Sharan car and

ICYMI: Abducted Ondo Lecturer Killed, Federal Medical Workers Freed

A file photo of the slain Rufus Giwa Polytechnic lecturer, Akinyemi Taiwo   An abducted academic staff of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), Owo in Ondo State has been killed by his captors. The Public Relations Officer of the State

Three Killed In Fresh Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

  A fresh accident has occurred on the Kara bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, killing three people and leaving several others injured. The accident which occurred in the early hours of Saturday involved two trucks and three other cars. Consequently,

Evans Shot Chairman Of Young Shall Grow Motors, Killed Two Escorts – Witness

File photo of Evans   The Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has heard how suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudume­me Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans shot the Chairman of the Young Shall Grow motors, Obianuju Vincent, in an attempt to

Several Feared Killed As Violence Erupts In Cross River

  Several persons are feared killed following a violence that erupted in four communities in Cross River State on Monday. The communities are Urugbam, Egbor, Ipene, and Abanwan in Biase Local Government Area. Although details of the incident are yet

104 Bandits Killed, 85 Arrested In Zamfara – Police

  The Nigeria Police says it has killed no fewer than 100 suspected bandits terrorising communities in Zamfara State. Force Public Relations Officers, Mr Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday said the security operatives also destroyed

Two Killed As Boat Capsizes In Taraba

  A boat conveying traders who were returning from Damper market to Ibi town in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba State on Wednesday capsized killing two persons on board. Channels Television gathered that the incident occurred when a boat

23 Soldiers Killed, 31 Injured In Metele Attack – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has given an account of military losses in recent weeks to Boko Haram terrorists following recent attacks on military locations in Borno State. Brigadier General for Chief of Army Staff, Sani Kukasheka Usman said on Wednesday that

After Attack On Nigerian Soldiers, IS Claims It Killed 118 Persons In ‘West African Province’

A faction of Boko Harambacked by IS and known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for several attacks in recent years.   The Islamic State group has claimed to have killed 118 people in its self-styled

10 Farmers Killed In Fresh Clash With Herdsmen

  Ten farmers have been reported killed in Gora community of Safana Local Government Area in Katsina State on Tuesday. One person, however, escaped but sustained injuries in the process and is now receiving medical attention. Governor Bello Masari who