44 detained Boko Haram members found dead inside cell

A group of 44 suspected members of Boko Haram, arrested during a recent operation against the terrorist group, have been found dead in their prison cell, Chad’s chief prosecutor announced Saturday. Speaking on national television, Youssouf Tom said the 44 prisoners had been found dead in their cell on Thursday. They were among a group of 58 suspects jailed during a recent army operation in the Lake Chad zone, he added. “Following the fighting around Lake Chad, 58 members of Boko Haram had been taken prisoner and sent to Ndjamena for…

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NSCDC arrests operative for allegedly killing Commercial Bus driver in Abia

   – CG orders investigation The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has condemned the killing of a commercial bus driver in Aba, Abia State by an NSCDC operative. Gana has equally ordered a thorough investigation into the killing, and he revealed that the suspect had been arrested and handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution. The victim whose identity has yet to be known was said to have been shot by Officer of the Corps while enforcing lockdown order in the…

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Shocking: Calabar Pastor Sends Armed Robber to Attack Rich Members of His Church

A man by the name Pastor Richard Daniel, who is also The general overseer of the LIGHT and FAITHFUL GOSPEL MISSION, in Calabar, CROSS RIVER STATE, was apprehended by the police yesterday after being indicted by two robbery suspects who claim they are members of his church. Mathew Inyango (L) and Daniel Bassey(R) were arrested with guns and knives during a robbery mission at one Doctor Peter Benson’s compound. During their arrest by the men of the police force yesterday at Odukpani junction, they confessed to their crime by indicting…

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Beware! Fake chloroquine tablets now in circulation -NAFDAC

ByAgencies -April 7, 2020 The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation. In a statement by the Director-General of the agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, said NAFDAC was notified by the World Health Organisation, WHO, of the circulation of the tablets in Cameroon. Adeyeye said: “The falsified chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets were manufactured by Jiangsu pharmaceutical Inc, Astral pharmaceutical New Bhupalpura in China. “The tablets, manufactured by these companies, have no Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient,…

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Seven killed by Boko Haram bombers in Cameroon

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria’s Boko Haram militant group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said. “Two Boko Haram bombers blew themselves up at around 8pm” in the attack on Amchide, on the border with Nigeria, a policeman said on Monday, while a local official said a village chief and two teenagers were among the dead. Agence France-Presse

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Covid 19: “Africa Is Not A Testing Lab” – Drogba, Eto’o Slams French Doctors Over Racist Comments

Ivorian football legend, Didier Drogba and Cameroonian football legend, Samuel Eto’o have joined other Africans in calling out two French Doctors who asked for the new Coronavirus drug to be tested in Africa. It was reported that Jean Paul Mira and Camille Locht who spoke on a live TV interview, insisted that Africa is the best place to conduct such test as they recalled how an experimental treatment for AIDS was carried out in Africa. Reacting to the video which has gone viral on social media, Didier Drogba stated that…

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Kogi: Gov Yahaya Bello Suspends Commissioner Who Brutalised, Raped Lady Over Facebook Post

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has ordered the suspension of Mr Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the state, who allegedly assaulted and raped a lady over a Facebook post. There has been a sustained widespread condemnation, especially on the social media when the news broke of how the commissioner kidnapped, assaulted and raped the lady identified as Elizabeth Oyeniyi before releasing her.

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Coronavirus: Six products that are booming in sales

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many retailers are seeing trade collapse, but others are overwhelmed by demand. “We’re as busy as at Christmas time,” says the owner of an online coffee business, “we’re selling double.” An outdoor games supplier is in the same position: “We’ve sold out of table tennis tables – they’re the new loo roll.” While families are stuck at home, they’re keen to find ways of keeping their minds and bodies active, well-fed and refreshed, as their purchasing choices reveal. So, what’s booming? Bicycles and exercise…

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Covid 19- Gov Sanwo-Olu deserves commendation for his quick response -Team Nigeria for Change Group

…Urge Nigerians to appreciate him and his team with rounds of applause at exactly 2pm on Friday A non-governmental group,  TeamNigeriaForChange has showered accolades on Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and his medical team under Honourable Commissioner of Health Professor Akin Abayomi for the quick and adequate response response they’ve been offering since the emergence of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. Speaking with the president of the group Chief Bestman Nze, he said Lagosians, Nigerians, Africans and world at large was shocked at the approach the governor and his team use…

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CSO urges PMB to Re-appoint Gana as NSCDC Boss

A civil society group, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has written to the Office of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for the re-appointment and confirmation of the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi  Gana Muhammadu. This is as a result of Gana’s milestones and achievements recorded during his first term in office as to consolidate on other achievements thus far. The CSO attributed the giant strides recorded to include the Agro-Rangers Initiative, patriotism, nationalized disposition, robust inter-agency relationship, reduction in farmers/herders clashes across the country; redeeming the image of Nigeria educationally by…

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