Sunday, February 28, 2021

Idris Ibrahim

February 27, 2021

Bandits return to Kagara, kill 4, abduct 11 women, children

The assailants abducted 11 persons including seven women and nursing mothers in separate attacks carried in different communities.

Bandits used to illustrate the story
February 27, 2021

Ganduje sacks ‘Dawisu’ for demanding Buhari’s resignation

The announcement came hours after news of Mr. Tanko-Yakasai’s arrest by the SSS gripped the nation, prompting widespread condemnation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai
February 26, 2021

Police invade residence of top Buhari critic Somto Onuchukwu

The pro-PDP social media commentator was taken away from his residence on Friday morning, Peoples Gazette understands.

Somtochukwu Onuchukwu
February 26, 2021

Northern governors vow to protect schools, gunmen strike again, abduct schoolgirls

“We resolved to put more effort to enhance the security and safety of all schools within our domains.”

February 26, 2021

Bandits invade Zamfara girls college, abduct 300 students

The abduction came barely a few weeks after hundreds of schoolboys were abducted in Katsina by bandits, drawing nationwide uproar.

Bandits used to illustrate the story
February 24, 2021

FG to begin trial of 5000 Boko Haram suspects in detention

Legal Aid Council disclosed that it has been saddled with the responsibility in providing defence for the inmates on commencement of the trial.

Legal Aid Council Headquarters
February 24, 2021

Bandits kill three, abduct women in Buhari’s home state, Katsina

“On kidnapping issues, some women were actually kidnapped. But they are not up to 46,” the police officer said.

Bandits used to illustrate the story
February 24, 2021

SPECIAL: Behind Abuja notorious SARS office, an illicit drug market thrives

The hilly drug market that links in Guzape District has been operating for over a decade. Always ready for any eventuality, drug dealers are armed with dangerous weapons.

A section of young men gathered to trade and use illicit drugs, including tranquillisers diazepam and tramadol, in Abuja. February 12, 2021. Photo: Idris Ibrahim for Peoples Gazette.
February 23, 2021

Many feared dead as Boko Haram fires missiles into Maiduguri

Missiles landed in Gwange, Bulabulin, Adam Kolo, and Molai areas of the town leading to the deaths of many residents, the report stated.

Boko Haram insurgents
February 23, 2021

Troops recapture Marte, kill scores of terrorists in Borno

“Yes, it’s true, the troops reclaimed the town so far, no casualty recorded from our troops after the gun battle,” army spokesman said.

Nigerian troops