July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Two Pilots Die As NAF Aircraft Crashes In Kaduna

Two pilots reportedly died as an aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) crashed in Kaduna State on Tuesday.   The aircraft was said to be a trainer aircraft.   Details are still sketchy on the crash as the Nigerian Air Force was yet to issue a statement on the crash.   The aircraft was […]

Gunmen Storm Wedding Ceremony, Abduct Five Guests In Anambra


No fewer than five guests returning from a traditional wedding ceremony in Anambra were on Monday night abducted by suspected gunmen.   DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, Police Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in Anambra, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Tuesday in Awka.   Mr Ikenga said that security personnel had launched […]

Security Operatives Nab Four Suspected Cultists In Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command d’Anti-Cult Unit have arrested four suspected cultists and armed robbers in Issele-Azagba.   The four suspects include Ogbuokwu Trust, male and age 23yrs, Augustine Solomon, 20yrs, Edebatu Gideon and Kingsley Okolie, 20 yrs.   The Police also recovered two locally made cut to size guns and four live […]

IGP Baba Confirms CSP Adejobi’s Appointment As New Force PRO

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, has confirmed the appointment of CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mnipr, mipra, as the 25th indigenous Force Public Relations Officer.   CSP Adejobi was appointed in acting capacity on 16th February, 2022 after taking over from CP Frank Mba who was nominated by the Inspector-General of […]

Police Foil Kidnap Attempt In Osun

The Osun State Police Command, on Sunday, arrested a suspected kidnapper, Malami Muhammad, while another, Babuga escaped with gunshot wounds after a failed kidnap attempt.   According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Yemisi Opalola, Muhammad was arrested at a Fulani settlement at Erefe area, Ondo Road, Ile-Ife, after a gun […]

Police Probe Alleged Rape Of 10-Year-Old Lagos Chrisland School Pupil

The Lagos State Police Command said on Monday that it had begun an investigation into the alleged viral rape video purportedly depicting students of Chrisland School, Lagos.   Spokesman for the command, SP Benjamin Hundey, said in a statement that the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abiodun Alabi, ordered the investigation.   The […]

Defence Minister Seeks God’s Intervention To Defeat Terrorists

Frustrated by worsening insecurity, amid wide criticism of government’s inability to protect the citizenry, Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen Bashir Magashi (rtd), yesterday, called for God’s intervention in the fight against insurgents and other criminal elements in the country.   The resort to divine intervention came on the heels of reported military air strikes in the […]