By Juliet Odey Many yesterday feared dead with 40 others hospitalised with various degrees of injuries following a gas explosion at Monaco Gas Station situated in the premises of Natson Petroleum Nig. Ltd., in Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State. The incident occurred when the gas station owners attempted to refill...
By Juliet Odey The Yobe governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, on Monday, signed into law; life imprisonment and 25 years jail term for rape of minors and adults respectively. Gaidam while signing the law in Damaturu, said that government took a proactive action in view of the rampant cases of rape, kidnapping...
By Juliet Odey Boko Haram terrorists have staged a fresh attack on a military base in Baga in the Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, a day after they invaded Gudumbali area in the Guzamala Local Government Area and sacked the residents. The Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed the terror...
By Juliet Odey About 200 households have been displaced by flood in Rikkos community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau, following heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon. Mr Al’Amin Yakubu, Head, Emergency Response Team of the community disclosed this to Neptune Prime in Jos. Yakubu said though no life was lost,...
On Monday, September 3, 2018, Nigeria, Germany, Norway, and the United Nations converged on Berlin Monday for a “pledging conference on Boko Haram”. The Berlin Conference, holding from September 3 to 4, is jointly organised by the three countries and the UN, and is one of the 2018 largest pledging...
The UK is giving $16 million in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. This package is targeted at children in areas where schools have had to close due to the insurgency in the region. This was disclosed by Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent...
The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday, August 30, 2018 inaugurated public structures worth N180m in Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government, Yobe. Buni Yadi was one of the local governments captured by the insurgents on February 25, 2014, and where about 60 boys were murdered by terrorists in attack on...
By Juliet Odey The Bauchi State Police Command has said that about 41 suspected homosexuals have been arrested by security operatives in the State. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested during a joint operation by men of the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,...
By Juliet Odey The Nigerian Army says its troops have killed several suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group, recovered serveral stolen livestock in Borno State. The soldiers from Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with 82 Task Force Battalion, were said to be on a long range clearance...
From Ahmad Saka, Bauchi Bauchi State Water and Sewage Corporation (BSWSC) has cried that  water consumers owe the corporation  over one billion Naira of unsettled bills just as the body signs an MOU with civil society organizations (CSOs) to help galvanize public support for the corporations on-going reforms. The Managing Director of the...