The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, levelled the accusation on Thursday in Abuja on Thursday.
Following the prompt intervention of the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, all the parties in the renewed violence in Ohaji, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State at the weekend accepted to end every form of hostility unconditionally.
The Red Cross on Thursday said 19 people remain unaccounted for, two days after Somali militants attacked a hotel complex in Nairobi, killing no fewer than 21 people.
The Nigerian Army has warned that it will deal decisively with political thugs, kidnappers and other criminal elements caught with weapons during the 2019 general elections.
The position of the militants followed Tuesday’s raid of the Abuja home of the former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark
Militants have kidnapped family members of six policemen in India-administered Kashmir have been kidnapped by militants, official sources said on Friday.
The soldiers were deployed to the Moyale area of the country’s Oromiya region in pursuit of Oromo Liberation Front fighters who had crossed into Ethiopia from three locations, the Ethiopian News Agency said.
Suspected Niger Delta militants had on August 28 ambushed a houseboat operated by the Joint Task Force and killed a soldier and a civilian crew member.
The militants were said to have struck late at night despite the presence of security operatives, including those of the Joint Task Force, Operation Awatse
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that trouble started when the ex-agitators in their numbers were asked to present their invitation letters for subsequent accreditation, which they refused
Residents told NAN on Monday that many of the hoodlums had returned to Isawo and neighbouring communities, robbing and terrorising residents
A statement signed by the Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Daudu, and issued to newsmen on Wednesday in Warri, said what happened was a mere fire outbreak caused by bush burning and not pipeline explosion
This will not be the first time farmers would be kidnapped in the area
Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Daudu, the Spokesman of the joint force, code-named: Operation Delta Safe, who confirmed the development to News Agency of Nigeria in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, said investigations had commenced
The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said this on Friday in Abuja at the 2016 Fiscal Liquidity Assessment Committee Retreat
However, while trying to achieve this feat, the military would not take kindly with any individual or group taking military’s good gesture of adherence to ceasefire and peaceful disposition to the impasse for granted
Otuji said the operation took place in the early hours of Friday, adding: “Troops deployed at Efut Isighi at about1a.m. on September 30, 2016 engaged the Bakassi Strike Force in gun battle that lasted for more than two hours
The militants also burnt a buffalo pickup vehicle being used by the troops
The militants also vowed to deal with the military and inflict further damages on the oil companies operating in the Niger Delta
Ramsey Mukoro, the leader of the third phase of the amnesty scheme, said his group had not been paid for the past three months