February 25, 2024

February 25, 2024

2023 Election Won’t Hold If Nnamdi Kanu Is Not Released, Gunmen Threaten

The gunmen terrorising major parts of Nigeria’s South-East have released a video, where they outlined their objectives including threatening the 2023 elections in the region. Separatist violence is on the rise in the South-East region, same as mindless killings of innocent residents and security men. Kanu is being held by the Department of State Services […]

Bomb Manufacturer Nabbed By Police In Imo

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a 50-year-old suspected member of the Eastern Security Network (ESN), Simeon Onigbo, for allegedly manufacturing bombs for the group.   The Police spokesperson, Mr Mike Abattam, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday said that the suspect had since confessed to the crime and promised to reveal […]

Insecurity Won’t Stop 2023 Election From Not Holding, INEC Assures Nigerians

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said despite the insecurity and other challenges facing the country, the 2023 general elections would be held as scheduled.   The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Thursday in Abuja at the public presentation of the 2022-2026 Strategic Plan (SP) and the 2023 Election Project Plan […]

Security Operatives Kill Two Bandits, Rescue Mother, 15-Month Old Baby In Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has killed two terrorists while attempting to rescue a woman and her 15-month-old baby kidnapped from Tsamiyar Gamzako village, in Kafur Local Government Area of the state.   30-year-old HaMa Sanusi and her little daughter, Aisha Sanusi, were rescued on Thursday, after a combined team of police and vigilante group […]

NAF Bombing: Niger Govt Denies Knowledge Of Civilians Living In Bombed Area

The Niger State Government Thursday said it is not aware that civilians are living in Kurebe Community in Shiroro Local Government Area where residents said Nigeria Air Force (NAF) strike killed at least six children last week Wednesday.   The state’s commissioner for local government, chieftaincy affairs and internal security, Emmanuel Umar, in a statement, […]

BREAKING: Many Feared Dead, Houses, Shops On Fire As Fuel Tanker Explodes In Lagos

Many residents were jolted from their sleep in the early hours of Friday after a fuel-laden tanker fell at Alagbodo, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and went up in flames, burning houses and shops.  It was learnt that emergency officials, including firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service, are currently at the scene battling to put out […]

Why I Won’t Tolerate Killings Of Police Officers In South-East, IGP Spits Fire

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Usman Baba, has warned against attack on police officers, facilities and other police operational assets across the country, particularly in the South East.   The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made this known in a statement on Thursday, in Abuja.   Baba said attacks on officers […]