April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

Kidnappers Open Talks With Families Of Six Benue Links Passengers

…Demand N60m Ransom Abductors of six passengers on board Benue State owned transport vehicle known as Benue Links have opened talks with families of the victims, demanding N10m ransom for each person.   Our correspondent gathered that the vehicle, which took off from Gboko in Benue State on Saturday, was en route to Lagos when […]

Police Welfare: DIG Kokumo Pleads For Patience

The South-west Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Babatunde Kokumo, yesterday implored officers and men of the police in Lagos State to be patient, as salary increment would begin in a short while.   Kokumo made this remark while relaying the message of the Inspector-General of Police (IG) Usman Alkali Baba, to officers present at the Lagos […]

IGP Orders Allocation Of 253  Police Uniforms, Body Armour

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate distribution of additional batches of uniforms, kits, accoutrements and body armours for police personnel especially Inspectors and other ranks with effect from Thursday.   This is according to a statement signed by police spokesperson Olumuyiwa Adejobi.   “He further directed the allocation of Two […]

Gunmen Kidnap Pregnant Woman, 5 Other Travellers In Kogi

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted six travellers who boarded a Benue State Transport vehicle known as Benue Links going to Lagos.   According to a report by The Punch, the incident happened on Saturday when the bus left Gboko with 13 passengers but was intercepted around 4pm at Ochaja near Anyingba in Kogi […]

Six Rescued As Police, Bandits In Gun Battle In Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna said its operatives foiled attempt to kidnap six travelers along Buruku-Birnin Gwari road after a gun battle with a large number of criminal bandits who attempted to abduct them.   Spokesperson for Kaduna Police Command ASP Mohammed Jalige, said in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna said the incident […]

How 47,975 Terrorists Surrender To Troops, DHQ Opens Up

The Defence Headquarters says a total of 47,975 terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East from September 2021 to date.   The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, said this while giving an update on military operations between March 10 and March 24, […]

We Need ‘Military Assistance Without Limitations’, Zelensky Tells NATO

Ukraine’s president has pleaded with Nato to provide his embattled nation with military assistance.   In a video address to the Nato summit in Brussels on Thursday, Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine needs “military assistance without limitations” as Russia is “using its entire arsenal” against the country.   Mr Zelensky urged Nato to provide Ukraine with […]

Don’t Embark On Strike, Kebbi CP Warns Police Officers

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Kebbi State, Musa Baba, has warned officers and men of the Command that the rumoured strike by police personnel is mutiny and disobedience to a lawful order.   Baba gave the warning while speaking with the officers and men of the Command in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday.   “Let […]

Just In: Ex-Anambra Gov, Obiano Regains Freedom From EFCC Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the release of immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, on administrative bail. EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this to Channels Television on Thursday.   Details later…

Soldier Under Influence Of ‘Psychotropic Substances’ Kill Three Civilians In Borno

A soldier with the Nigerian army’s operation Hadin Kai in Borno state killed three civilians on Wednesday, March 23.   According to The Cable, the soldier said to have been under the influence of “psychotropic substances” without any provocation, opened fire on the residents of Mafa town in Mafa Local Government Area of the state. […]