Army kill 2 Boko Haram, injure others near Sambisa forest

Following information of suspected Boko Haram elements crossing point across Maiduguri-Bulabulin-Damboa road,  troops of 81 Battalion and 251 Task Force Battalion, both of 25 Task Force Brigade, staged a deliberate ambush against the terrorists logistics elements on motorcycles and bicycles crossing from Sambisa forest to Alagarno general area around Nyaleri yesterday night.  During the operation, […]

Edo Govt withdraws letter on Oba of Benin

Edo State Government has withdrawn a letter earlier issued on the Oba of Benin, saying it was issued in error. In a retraction signed by the Secretary to State Government, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, dated May 25, 2016, the government stated: “In deference to the revered age-long tradition and respect for the sensibilities of the people of the great […]

Limit grazing reserves to the North, Okowa tells Buhari

Amidst the ongoing debate over the National Grazing Bill before the National Assembly, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged the Federal Government to limit the proposed reserves to the northern region of the country to forestall further clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers. The governor said that FG should take urgent steps towards […]

BREAKING NEWS: Edo Govt approves appointment of new Oba

The Edo State Government has approved the appointment of His Royal Highness, Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, as the Oba of Benin. The appointment is with effect from April 29, 2016. In a letter dated May 24, 2016, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Julius Omozuanvbo Ihonvbere, titled: “Appointment of His […]