June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

US Accuses Nigerian Police, Military, DSS Of Corruption, Rights Violation

THE United States (US) has accused Nigerian security agencies, including the police, the military and the State Security Service (SSS) of corruption, human rights violation and impunity. This was disclosed in the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices released by the the US Department of State on Wednesday.   “Impunity, exacerbated by corruption and […]

Resolve ASUU Strike Within 21 Days, NLC Warns FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Federal Government to immediately set up a high-powered panel comprising members with requisite mandates to resolve within 21 days the issues affecting industrial harmony in the nation’s tertiary institutions. The union also said it would be convening a special meeting of the Central Working Committee of all […]

Over 1,000 Ukrainian Soldiers Surrender in Mariupol, Says Russia

Russia’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday more than a thousand Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered in Mariupol, a strategic port city in eastern Ukraine that has been besieged by Moscow’s troops for over a month.   “In the city of Mariupol… 1,026 Ukrainian servicemen of the 36th marine brigade voluntarily laid down their arms and surrendered,” the […]

Nigerian Army Arrest Impostors In Lagos, Ogun States (See Pictures)

he 81 Division Nigerian Army Military Police Personnel have arrested over 12 suspected impostors fully dressed in military camouflage uniforms portraying the Nigerian Army in bad light during OPERATION CHECKMATE within Lagos and Ogun States.   A Statement by the Acting Deputy Director, major Joseph Osoba says the General Officer Commanding 81 Division Nigerian Army […]

Gunmen Storm Police Station In Anambra, Kill Five Officers

Gunmen, Wednesday morning, attacked a police station in Atani, the headquarters of Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.   The men arrived the area at about 1:30am on Wednesday, and immediately launched an attack on the police facility.   The source said four policemen, including a female police operative, lost their lives in the […]

Gunmen Storm College Of Health Science Students In Zamfara, Kidnap Female Students

Terrorists have abducted female students of the Zamfara State College of Health Technology, Tsafe. It was gathered that the bandits attacked a privately run hostel opposite the school at around 11.24 p.m. and abducted many of the students there. A brother to one of the victims, Usman Abdullahi, said his family was informed of his […]

Police Raid Drug Factory In Bayelsa, Nab 4

The police in Bayelsa State have raided a hideout used in producing and selling illicit drugs at Gbarantoru community, a suburb of Yenagoa, and arrested four dealers.   Police spokesman in the state, SP Asinim Butswat, said in a statement on Tuesday, that the anti-kidnapping unit of the command acted on a tip off and […]

25 Persons Killed In Fresh Attacks On Benue Communities

At least 25 people were killed in attacks on several villages in three local government areas of Benue State on Tuesday.   Villages in the three local government areas of Guma, Logo and Tarka came under severe gunfire between 8p.m on Monday night and 3a.m on Tuesday in what appeared to be a coordinated siege […]