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Dozens of Students Raped in University Hostel Down South

Yet to be identified gunmen have invaded an off-campus hostel at Ignatius Ajuru University, in Rumuolumeni, Rivers State, robbing and raping students and residents in the area. Some residents who suffered attack during raid regretted that the affected hostel is located close to the Rumuolumeni Police Divisional headquarters, yet no help was received from the security personnel. […]

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Rahama Sadaus Rariya Premiers in Kano Amidst Pomp

It was a show of force by Kannywood’s KD royalty as Rahama Sadaus Rariya premired at Film House cinema in Kano. Rariya is the first production by Rahama’s Sadaus Production. The fate of Rariya had been called into question after Rahama Sadau, the lead and producer was expelled from Kannywwod by the consrvative industry watchdog […]

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Saraki- Court Slams N4Bn Fine on Sahara Reporters

An Ilorin High Court, presided over by Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye on Wednesday slammed a N4 billion judgment against the publisher of popular online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, over a series of stories published two years ago by the medium against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The judgment affected stories published by the online […]

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Nigerian Universities Raise Tuition as APC ‘forgets’ promise to fund education

About 38 universities across Nigeria have increased their tuition fees as a result of poor funding from Federal and State governments who’d during the 2015 campaigns promised to invest 20% of Nigeria’s national budget in education. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr. Deji Omole, made this […]

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Naij Takes Over as Nigerian Hausa News Leader

The Hausa Language outfit of Naij.com has taken over as the most visited Nigerian Hausa News website (indigenous to Nigeria). Naij took over from Rariya which had held on to the mantle for a whooping 4 years. Competition has heated up the Hausa media market of Nigeria, ever since the visit of Mark Zuckeberg to […]

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Between Christian Belt and Middlebelt- Muhammad Ghazalli

-Muhammad Ghazalli When commentators in the Western media attempt to rationalize the crisis that occur with frequent regularity in Nigeria, it is often viewed in the context of the Christian South and the Muslim North. In reality, however, nothing could be further from the truth. Nigeria is much more complex than that. The reality is […]

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COAS Buratai Addresses Royal United Services Institute

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General TY Buratai has addressed members of Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a British think-tank and foreign relations experts in London. The Chief of Army Staff spoke to them on the “Current Nigerian Army Operations and the fight against Boko Haram terrorists”. During the presentation, he […]

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27KM Trench to fortify UniMaid

Eight family members were among 16 people killed in a multiple suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri, police said yesterday. Thirteen others were injured in the attacks, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Damian Chukwu, told newsmen in Maiduguri. Among those the bombers targeted were people who were celebrating the Eid el-fitr festivities late Sunday evening. […]

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Ganduje Still Playing Catchup with Kwankwaso

The Governor of Kano has been accused of playing catchup with his estranged political godfather, Rabiu Kwankwasso by the members of the latter’s Kwankwasiya Movement. This follows a too good to be true conincedence that saw the Governor paying a visit to Kano prisons merely hours after news trickled in that Kwankwasso had paid the […]

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Deutsche Welle Accuses Nigeria Pol

German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle said Sunday it has sent an official note of protest to Nigerian authorities, accusing police of beating up and detaining one of its correspondents. The broadcaster said that Ibraheema Yakubu, assigned to cover a rally on June 23 in the north-western city of Kaduna, “was taken into police custody and […]

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Leo Adole- The Wiz Kid Behind Gumsu Abacha’s Blog is Making Politicians Uncomfortable

Fear has gripped Social Media wolves in Northern Nigeria’s political establishment and its all because of Gumsu Sani Abacha- the tech savvy General’s daughter who doesn’t shy away from interacting with the less fortunate brethren. For all her troubles, Gumsu has become the most famous of the Abacha’s with thousands of followers all waiting to […]

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Youve Never Caught A Fly in Your Life- ACP Abba Kyari Reacts to Kenshaw’s Criticism

Nigerian top detective, Abba Kyari, who masterminded billionaire kidnap kingpin, Evan’s arrest, alongside other resolved crimes in Nigeria, has slammed Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw for criticizing the Nigerian Police. Recall that before now, Kate Henshaw criticized Nigerian Police Officers for posing for photos with arrested Evans. Reacting to this, Kyari said Kate Henshaw must be […]

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We will demand to be on our own- Archbishop of Enugu

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province Rev Emmanuel Chukwuma has called for the arrest of the signatories of the Kaduna Declaration. While he subtly  berated pro-Biafra agitators over the recently held sit at home to mark Biafra day, urging them to look for other ways of carrying out their agitation, rather than a sit at […]

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Mambila Masacre-118 Killed 292 wounded

The death toll from the Mambila massacre has risen to 118, while 292 peope have been injured. The fulani socio cultural association Zonne Fulbe revealed this. 118 Fulanis killed. Some bodies lying not attended 292 wounded . 3116 cows marcheted lying in different locations. 5218 cows looted by mambillas. 312 settlements’ destroyed. 3214 refugees scarted. […]

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FulanSitrep Joins BokoHaram

Fulan Nasarullah of Fulan’s Sitrep has joined Bokoharam. The geo political analyst who became an authority on bokoharam informed Newsweek’s Hilary Matfees of his sympathies. Its long been speculated that Fulan- which is probably a pen name was an insider of the dreaded terrorist group. Info in his blog usually turns out to be correct […]

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NTRW endorses the Kaduna Declaration

Calls for the desolution of Nigeria’s federal super structure continue to gain momentum even as the VP and other Northern politicians have been calls for restraint. The Northern Transparency and Rights Watch is the latest Youth NGO to back these calls. Its leadership in a press statement in Kaduna endorsed the Kaduna Declaration which called […]