June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Policemen Attack Journalist Covering Sit-At-Home In Southeast Nigeria

Some police officers have allegedly attacked a BBC journalist who was covering the suspended sit-at-home order at Cemetery Market, Aba, Abia State.   The incident happened on Wednesday.   The journalist, who could not be identified, was giving a live update during the BBC Igbo Facebook broadcast, when the police operatives who were on routine […]

Ex-US President, Bush Blasts Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

Former U.S. President George W. Bush says Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a result of no checks and balances on Vladmir Putin.   Bush said this in a speech during an event in Dallas on Wednesday, describing the invasion of Russia by Putin as “brutal” and “unjustified”.   “The result is an absence of checks […]

Oil Theft: Navy Makes Arrests, Seizes Over 6m Litres Of Crude Oil

The Nigerian Navy (NN) said its troops conducting Operation ‘Dakatar Da Barawo’ (OPDDB), have seized over six million litres of crude oil and arrested 20 suspects in weeks five and six of the exercise.   The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore A.O. Ayo-Vaughan, said the period between May 1-14, 2022 revealed the resort to […]

Soldiers Neutralise 43 Terrorists, Arrest 20, Rescue 63 Kidnapped Victims In North East

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Hadin Kai have neutralised 43 terrorists, arrested 20 and rescued 63 kidnapped victims within three weeks.   The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, said this while briefing newsmen on the operations of the armed forces between April 28 and May 19, on Thursday in Abuja.   […]

One Feared Dead As Cultists Clash In Lagos

The Chairman of Badagry Local Government, Mr Olusegun Onilude, on Thursday, condemned the recent clashes and killings by cult groups in Badagry.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on May 17 a clash between rival cult groups in Adaripon Ipage Compound, Badagry, Lagos State, had led to the death of a 36-year-old […]

Just In: Tension As Okada Riders, Police Clash In Lagos

Riders of commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada and the police operatives were involved in a violent clash on Thursday in Lagos State.   Recall that the Okada riders and the police officers engaged each other in a ‘free for all’ at the Iyana-Iba area of the state, with many sustaining various degrees of injuries. […]

Ban On Okada Operation: Security Tip For Lagosians

With the total ban on Okada in Lagos by Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu, if you are passing through Surulere, Apapa, Lagos Island, Ikeja, Eti osa just keep your things carefully because pickpockets and robbery will be rampant for those roads as many will become redundant and probably jobless.

Why We Banned ‘Okada’ Operation In Lagos, Sanwo-Olu Speaks

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday banned commercial motorcycles, also known as Okada, from operating in six local government areas of the state.   Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced the ban during a meeting with police chiefs in the state, saying it is “total and indefinite”. The affected local councils are Ikeja, Surulere, Eti-Osa, Lagos Mainland, […]

Bandits Storm Zamfara, Kidnap Student, FRSC Staff, Others


Bandits have again unleashed terror in Zamfara State, kidnapping one student along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Tuesday evening.   According to a press statement signed by Abdul Gusau Polytechnic’s Head of Public Relations, Comrade Aliyu Damri, the bandits blocked the highway between Kurmin Kare and Katari in Kachia Local Government Area of the State where they […]