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Drug dealers kill NDLEA officer, 3 other colleagues at checkpoint, patrol vehicle burnt down in Ondo (photos)

The officers were said to be at a checkpoint on Ikaro Road in Ifon when the hoodlums struck . After killing the officers , the gunmen allegedly stole their rifles and also set their patrol van ablaze. The deceased have been identified as, Abduljalad Mohammed, Wellington Emmanuel, Magaji Aliu and …

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Southern Baptist president says database of abusers possible

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a decade after the Southern Baptist Convention rejected the idea of creating a database of ministers credibly accused of sexual abuse, leaders said on Monday night the possibility is on the table. The denomination already was looking at how it could better respond to …

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Rig Election at Expense of Your Life, Buhari Warns

• Orders security agencies to be ruthless with miscreants• Vows to investigate vote postponement• PDP, Atiku: President’s directive is license to kill• Dickson calls for emergency Council of State meeting Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Onyebuchi Ezigbo, Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja and Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday threatened that anyone …

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INEC Concedes to Political Parties, Allows Electioneering

Insists Saturday’s polls sacrosanct Adedayo Akinwale and Ogheneuvede Ohwovoriole in Abuja Following stiff opposition from political parties to the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ban political campaigns before next Saturday’s rescheduled poll, the commission yesterday reversed itself and allowed electioneering. The Chairman of the commission, Prof. …

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Abacha’s son, Mohammed, promises Buhari 2 million votes

Abacha publicly endorsed the All Progressives Congress’  presidential candidate for a second term while addressing reporters  at his campaign office on Maguwa Road in Kano on Monday, Punchng.com reports. Abacha said, “The APDA in its search for a torchbearer  for  this great nation, has found Buhari as a man of integrity, transparency …

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Southern Baptist president calls for action on sexual abuse

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The president of the Southern Baptist Convention said Monday the denomination has spent years passing resolutions condemning sexual abuse but now it must act. Pastor J.D. Greear made the remarks at a meeting of the denomination’s governing body during a report on the progress of an …

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