April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

4 Family Members Abducted As Gunmen Invade Kuje

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Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, invaded and kidnapped four family members in Shadadi community of Kuje Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja early Wednesday morning.   Some residents who spoke with newsmen, explained that the incident happened at about 1 a.m.   The suspected kidnappers had shot sporadically into the air, announcing their arrival. […]

Assistant Police Commissioner Slumps, Dies In Office

An Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Administration in the Bayelsa State Police Command, ACP Emmanuel Idowu Asufi, slumped and died while performing official duty on Tuesday.   ACP Asufi was said to have collapsed and died at the Police headquarters in Ovom community, Yenagoa, on Tuesday afternoon.   The sudden death of the […]

BREAKING: 2023: APC Fixes Presidential Form For N100m, Gov N50m

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed the cost of its presidential expression of interest and nomination forms at N100 million.   The spokesperson of the party, Felix Morka, disclosed this at the end of the emergency NEC on Wednesday at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.   He […]

Beef Up Security Around Schools, IGP Orders CPs, AIGs

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, has ordered all Commissioners of Police (CPs), Tactical Commanders and their supervising Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) to boost security around schools and colleges.   The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja also directed the review of police personnel […]

Ukraine’s Armoured Vehicles, 40 Soldiers Hit By Russia’s Airstrike

Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson, Igor Konashenkov, on Wednesday claimed that Russian airstrikes hit 73 military targets in Ukraine overnight.   Konashenkov, who said this in his daily morning briefing, said the attacks were mainly directed against tactical targets.   “As a result of the impact of high-precision missiles in the Novovorontsovka and Kyselivka areas, up […]

Pilot In NAF Aircraft Crash Identified

One of the pilots who died in the Nigerian Air Force aircraft crash of Tuesday in Kaduna has been identified as Flt. Lieutenant Abubakar Mohammed Alkali.   He hailed from Potiskum in Yobe State. He was buried Tuesday in accordance with Islamic rites   Until his death he was an Alpha Jet pilot instructor.   […]

Insecurity Has Worsen Under Buhari, APC Govt, Gov Diri Blasts

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Tuesday lamented the security challenges in the country, saying that things have worsened at the moment than it was in 2015 when the All Progressives Congress (APC) took over power in the country.   Speaking at the Government House in Yenagoa while receiving heads of some security agencies, the […]

“I Sell People For ₦5K”, 15-Year-Old Kidnapper Confesses [Watch Video]

A video making rounds on social media captured a 15-year-old who was caught by a mob over suspicious activity in an environment in which he confessed to his spot for kidnapping people.   According to the confession of the teenage boy, he delivers his kidnap victims to a group of individuals who pay him the […]

ISWAP Kidnap 6 Girls In Chibok, Kill 17-Year-Old Vigilante

Barely a few days after the eighth year anniversary of the abduction of schoolgirls in Chibok community in the Southern part of Borno State, fighters of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) have taken six more girls from the area.   Boko Haram insurgents had invaded Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, on April 14, […]