Apr 2nd, 2012
A mobile police officer allegedly died on Sunday night and several people injured in Barkin Ladi and Bassa local governments of Plateau State. An eyewitness said problem started at Miango village in Bassa Council in the late hours of Sunday when two youths at an annual festival, armed with knives, be...
Jan 1st, 2012
Scroll down for the Video NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO THE NATION FROM DR. GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN, GCFR, PRESIDENT, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA JANUARY 1, 2012 Fellow Compatriots, I greet you all as we enter a new year. For us in Nigeria, the year 2011 has been o...
Sep 9th, 2011
Jos – An attack on a village in central Nigeria killed nine people including seven siblings in an area beset by sectarian violence, a government official said on Friday. “Nine people died in the attack, eight are of the same family, a father and seven of his children. A neighbour was also...
Jan 18th, 2011
Nigeria’s army says its soldiers have been given permission to shoot to kill to maintain order in the city of Jos. “We are ordered to protect civilians and quell violence by any means necessary,” military spokesman Capt Charles Ekeocha told the BBC. A series of killings and bomb att...