Daily Archives: January 9, 2021

Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe town, raze health facilities

Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday attacked Gujba town in Gujba local government area of Yobe State. Many residents of Gubja fled their homes after the insurgents stormed the town in large numbers and burnt down health facilities and other structures. The incident occurred just 24 hours after the Nigerian Army …

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Wike threatens to shut down Rivers Jetty over violence

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday threatened to shut down the Bonny-Bille-Nembe Jetty over violence in the area. Wike, according to a statement issued by his media aide, Kevin Ebiri, stated this at the commissioning of the remodeled Bonny-Bille-Nembe Jetty by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal. The …

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PDP hails court verdict on Obaseki’s case as triumph of justice

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday described as a triumph of justice, the Federal High Court, Abuja, ruling on the alleged certificate forgery case against the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki. The court had on Saturday morning dismissed the case filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the …

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US: Republican Senator demands Trump’s immediate resignation

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, (Alaska) has called on President Donald Trump to resign immediately, following the riots at the Capitol on Wednesday. Murkowski, by so doing, becomes the first Republican senator to call for the President’s resignation. Trump is under fire for inciting his supporters to launch a deadly attack …

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Police arrest 237 clubgoers for violating COVID19 protocols in Lagos

Nigeria Police Force on Saturday arrested 237 persons for violating the federal government 12am to 4am curfew imposed to curtail the coronavirus spread. Lagos police boss Hakeem Odumosu said he led the Friday night operation and pounced on some deviant night clubs where two hundred and thirty-seven (237) violators were …

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Residents flee as Boko Haram attack Gujba in Yobe

Residents fled their homes in Gujba town of Gujba local Government Area of Yobe State less than 24 hours after the Nigerian Military launched an operation codename ‘Tura Takao Bango’ meaning ‘ We have been pushed to the wall’ in reaction to the terrorists’ ceaseless onslaughts on the region. Residents …

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