Entries by Oliver Smith

We Are Not Aware of $875m Ammunition Deal With US – Lai Mohammed

Recall it was widely reported that the US cancelled $875 million ammunition deal with the US because of President Muhammadu Buhari’s bad human rights record. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said the federal government does not have any $875 million ammunition deal with the United States.  According to him, such […]

Two Missing, Travellers Stranded As Bridge Collapses In Bauchi

Many vehicles and hundreds of passengers are stranded as there is no entry into Ningi LGA to Jigawa to Kano State from Bauchi and vice versa. There was tension as two women drowned after the vehicle they were travelling in was flooded following the collapse of a bridge at Kadan Maiwa, along the ever-busy Bauchi-Ningi-Kano. […]

Photo Of Ex -Jigawa Lawmaker Abducted By Gunmen

The former member of the Jigawa State House of Assembly was kidnapped along Kangal junction Taura LGA. Haladu Bagu, a former member of the Jigawa State House of Assembly has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that Bagu was kidnapped on Wednesday night on his way from Kano to Jigawa. Mansur Ahmed, media […]

Photo of Popular Nightclub Owner Abducted By Gunmen In Bayelsa

He was abducted from his building project site, along Otiotio road at about 6 pm on Wednesday, July 28, when he went to pay workers. Popular nightclub owner, Oyintari Ajanami has been abducted by gunmen in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. It was gathered that Ajanami, 43, who owns 64 Lifestyle, was abducted from his building […]

Four Crushed To Death By A Truck In Kogi

Four lives have been cut short following a fatal accident involving a truck and a tricycle, popularly called Keke NAPEP on Thursday, in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. The incident happened at about 7PM within Gadumo 200 unit, along Ajaokuta road. It was learnt that the truck which was coming from Ganaja village lost control […]

Insecurity: Implement 2014 Confab Report Now, Delegates Tell Buhari

The Federal Government has been urged to have a rethink and consider the implementation of the recommendations of the 2014 national conference in order to tackle inse­curity and other myriads of challenges confronting the nation at the moment. Three delegates to the con­ference, who spoke in sepa­rate interviews with Daily Independent, also believe that the […]