May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Ekiti Monarch Survives Kidnap Attempt, Sustains Gunshot Wound

The Attah and Paramount Ruler of Aiyede Kingdom, Ekiti State, South West Nigeria, His Royal Majesty Oba Alhaji Abdul Mumini Adebayo Orishagbemi, was Sunday night at about 9.30pm attacked by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.   In a statement issued by the Media and publicity consultant to the monarch, Bashir Adefaka on Monday, he noted […]

Security Operatives Nab Five Cultists Involved In Death Of Police Officer In Ogun

Police in Ogun state have arrested five members of a dreaded Aiye confraternity while planning to launch a deadly attack in the hideout along Molipa Ijebu-Ode.   The suspects: Segun Olabiyi aka Koleje, Musa Atanda aka Musa sars, Olorunjuedalo Adewale, Olamide Odewole and Peter Anuoluwapo Akinyemi, were arrested on February, 22, 2022.   They were […]

Security Operatives Kill Notorious Robber, Rescue Kidnapped Victim In Delta

Security Operative have confirmed that they have killed a notorious robber during a gun battle in Warri, Delta State.   This was confirmed by the Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, in a statement issued on Monday.   He noted that after the gun battle with the notorious robber, the security operative was able […]

Good News: Ukraine, Russia Begin Talks On Belarus Border

Talks between Russian and Ukrainian officials have began on the Belarusian border as diplomatic isolation and economic sanctions on Russia deepen four days after invading Ukraine.   Talks began on Monday with Ukraine calling for an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of Russian forces.   Russia has been cagier, with the Kremlin declining to comment […]

Two Wedding Guests Killed In Abuja By Gunmen

Two wedding guests, Safiya Salihu and Amina Ibrahim, have been killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers who opened fire on a vehicle at Ukya-Tsoho village, in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.   A driver, who narrowly escaped the attack simply identified as Abdullahi, said the incident happened about 5:40pm on Friday.   He […]

High Court Refuses To Grant Embattled DCP, Abba Kyari Bail

The hope of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari of getting his bail application treated fairly has been dashed by the Federal High Court on Monday in Abuja.   Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling, said the application had been overtaken by events following an order of a sister court, granting the National […]

Police IG Orders Probe Into Missing 91,985 AK-47 Rifles, Others

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has called for an immediate investigation to ascertain the number of arms missing from the police armoury.   Recall that on Friday,there was an audited report by the Auditor-General of the Federation for 2019, where it identified that no fewer than 178,459 pieces of armaments were missing from the […]

Bandits Storm 10 Communities In Niger, Kill Eight Persons, Injure Many

Eight persons have been allegedly killed and several injured in coordinated attacks by rampaging armed bandits in over ten villages in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State.   The affected villages include Egbako, Ndaruka, Ebbo, Ndagbegi, Tshogi, Gogata and Ndakogitu.   Others are Satisu, Yekoko, Satifu and Sokiara communities in the council.   The […]