Seven suspected Boko Haram terrorists were on Monday killed when an Improvised Explosives Device hidden in a Toyota pick-up van exploded before it could get to Biu Market, suspected to be its destination. A security source, who spoke on condition of anonymity with PUNCH on the telephone on Tuesday, said: […]

The Federal Government has declared January 2nd 2015 as public holiday to mark Eid el Maloud celebration. In a statement released today by the Minister of Interior affairs, Abba Moro, the Federal government asked Muslim faithfuls to offer prayers to God for the peace and Unity of Nigeria.

 In Nigeria, a confraternity is a group that is nominally university-based, though ‘street and creek’ confraternities began in the 1990s. The first confraternity, the Pyrates Confraternity was created as a social organization for promising students.However, as new confraternities were formed, they became increasingly violent through the 1970s and 1980s. By […]