Bandits Invade Abuja, Kidnap Monarch

His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Hassan Shamidozhi the Traditional ruler of Bukpe community in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has been abducted by bandits.  GreenWhiteGreen GWG reports that the monarch’s brother, who is the Chief Imam of the Community’s Central Mosque, Malam Jibrin D. Gimba confirmed his abduction which happened on Wednesday night. He said the incident happened around 9:32 pm on Wednesday March 30, while the monarch was seated in front of his palace taking fresh air.    Read Also Soludo Visits Ukpor police crime…

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Sarkin Ban Bichi of Kano, Dr. Wada Ibrahim is dead

The Sarkin Ban Bichi (District Head of Dambatta), Dr. Wada Ibrahim Waziri is dead. The monarch, who is one of the kingmakers of Bichi Emirate, died on Wednesday after a protracted illness at the age of 89. Late Wada Waziri was a veteran nursing officer who became popular due to the role he played as the head of operation of the then Kano State Environmental Sanitation Agency, popularly known as Ruwa-Ruwa. He was a civil servant and a well-respected monarch, who assumed the throne of Hakimin Dambatta (District Head of…

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Herdsmen Kill Taraba Monarch And 28 Others In Fresh Attacks

  A monarch in Taraba State and 28 others were killed during the week in fresh attacks by Fulani herdsmen. The attacks, which took place between Tuesday and Wednesday, occurred while the dust was yet to settle on herdsmen attacks on some Benue communities early in the year, which resulted in the death of about 70 residents. Many other people were said to have been injured in the Taraba incidents while scores of other people were displaced after their homes were torched by the invaders. No fewer than nine people…

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Imo Monarch Arrested For Reportedly Killing An IMSU Graduate

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he traditional ruler of Umueze Community in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Opara, has been arrested by the Imo State Police Command, for reportedly killing a 25-year-old IMSU graduate, Uchenna Opara a/k/a Junior on Wednesday. Punch gathered that the ugly incident occurred around 6.15pm at the community’s primary school playground, which pushed the youth of the community to set the Monarch’s palace ablaze. An oil mill belonging to the monarch, which was a stone’s throw from the palace, was also caught up in the torching operation carried out by…

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