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BREAKING: Shooting At Maryland High School, Facility On Lockdown

BREAKING: Shooting At Maryland High School, Facility On Lockdown

Barely a month after a shooting that left at least 17 students and teachers of  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, another shooting has occurred at Maryland high school. Officials say the facility has been locked down as security operatives battle to put the situation under control. Meanwhile, the casualty is yet to be ascertained. Details shortly…

Nigeria Military Alerted Before Dapchi Abduction, Amnesty International Says

Human Rights Group, Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of failing to prevent the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Yobe state despite being warned. Amnesty International in a statement made available to Channels Television said security forces failed to act on advance warnings that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters was heading to Dapchi

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Traditional Ruler, 9 Others In Kogi

Ten persons including a traditional ruler have been killed in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Kogi State. The suspected herdsmen raided four villages during the attack that spanned two days – Sunday night till Monday afternoon. The villages affected include Agbenema, Aj’Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade, all in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Breaking: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in police custody

He is being questioned on suspected irregularities in campaign financing, according to a French judicial source… Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in police custody for questioning in an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said. The probe is related to alleged Libyan funding for Sarkozy’s

Police withdraws personnel attached to private firms, individuals

The on Monday ordered the immediate withdrawal of personnel attached to private companies and individuals. The police boss also ordered the return all Police SPY number plates to Force Transport Officer, said Abayomi Shogunle, head of Nigerian Police’s Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit. The Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the

Katsina Govt To Facilitate Release Of 116 Inmates

The Katsina State Government has revealed plans to facilitate the release of about 116 inmates presently held in the state’s prison. State Governor, Aminu Masari stated this on Monday while receiving a delegation from the Presidential Committee for Prison Reform and Decongestion. The delegation was on a courtesy visit to the governor in Katsina. Governor

NAF training aircraft force lands in Kaduna

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) student pilot yesterday force landed a Diamond 40 Trainer Aircraft on the outskirts of Kaduna, while on a solo mission. NAF’s Director, Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement, yesterday. The solo mission, according to Adesanya, was part of flying training at the 401

Northern CAN seeks halt to herdsmen killings

Chairman, Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said urgent steps should be taken by the Federal Government to curtail killings of people by suspected herdsmen before villages are wiped out in the North. Pam, in a statement in Jos, yesterday, condemned the re-emergence of insecurity in Plateau State, after two and half