June 15, 2024

June 15, 2024

FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays To Mark Workers’ Day, Eidul-Fitr

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday, May 2 and 3 as public holidays to mark this year’s Workers Day and Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.   Mr Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, made the declaration on Thursday on behalf of the Federal Government.   He congratulated workers across the country on the occasion and commended […]

Police IRT Apprehends Seven Suspected Arms dealers in Jos, Taraba

…Recover Arms, Ammunition, As IGP Harps on Technology-Driven Policing in Nigeria   Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Olatunji Disu,  in a sting operation, arrested four notorious arms dealers and recovered 57 AK47 rifles and a large catchment of ammunition in Jos, Plateau State, […]

Army Officer Dies After Shooting Self With AK-47

A front-line soldier fighting the Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) at Geidam community in Yobe State has committed suicide.   The personnel named Lance Corporal Abdullahi Jibrin was allegedly fingered during the attacks in Geidam and was later arrested around the Gashua axis.   The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, […]

How Disu led IRT Tracked, Arrested Fake Bank Credit Alert Suspect In Kogi

Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have re-arrested 37-year-old man, Babatunde Olaogun, after he allegedly sent fake bank credit alert to a customer worth N3.5m.   Popularly known as ‘Evil Genius’ by his friends, Olaogun, who was dismissed from the Civil Service, was tracked and arrested in Lokoja, kogi state by the IRT after […]

Security Operatives Nab Three Ritualists For Alleged Murder Of 53-Year-Old Woman

The Osun State Police Command has paraded three ritualists for the alleged ritual murder of Aishat Yekeen, a 53-year-old woman.   According to the Osun State Police Command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, the suspected trio of Muideen Tunji Nafiu, aged 43 years, Yusuf Muslim, aged 44 years and Rabiu Fatai, aged 51 years were apprehended after […]

Edo Vigilante Opens Up On Why He Shot 9 Kids Playing Football

The police in Edo State have arrested a vigilante, Abdulralman Agbontaen, who shot and injured nine kids while they were playing football.   The command’s spokesperson, SP Bello Kontongs, who disclosed this to journalists, said the incident happened on Enabulele Street at Ogida Quarters, Benin.   He said the suspect, on April 23, shot and […]

FG Extradites Suspect To U.S. Over Alleged $148,000 Fraud Case

A Nigerian national, Adedunmola Gbadegesin, 33, was on Tuesday, extradited to the United States, on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiring to commit money laundering, stemming from the financial exploitation.   The fraud case was investigated by the department of FBI and was assisted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), […]