June 15, 2024

June 15, 2024

War: Send Us Weapons, Stop Russia Trade, Zelensky Tells Davos

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky used the Davos summit Monday to appeal for more weapons and “maximum” sanctions against Russia, lamenting that tens of thousands of lives would have been saved had countries acted faster.   Appearing by video-link, Zelensky delivered the headline speech to the first World Economic Forum to be held in the Swiss […]

Gunmen Kill Suspected Aiye Cult Member In Ogun

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Aiye cult group have killed another area boy, popularly known as Wale Matasaka in Abeokuta.   The young man was butchered on Sunday night in front of a popular lounge at Quarry road in the state capital.   This is coming barely a month after Tommy, a popular […]

NAF Has Justified FG’s Support In The Last Seven Years, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Nigerian Air Force for living up to its constitutional responsibilities of securing the nation, and in the process, justifying the investments of the government of the day in the force.   The President stated this on Monday while speaking at the ceremonial parade to commemorate its 58th anniversary in […]

IPOB, Boko Haram Members Fate Revealed In New Law Signed By Buhari

The members of the proscribed Boko Haram and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu risk maximum sentencing or life imprisonment, the law Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Act recently signed into law has said.   The law which was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari will most likely be used to curb the […]

ASUU Strike: FG Deploys Security Operatives To Secure Airports

Heavy presence of security operatives have been noticed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and other airports across the country following the threats earlier issued by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in conjunction with the National Association of University Students (NAUS), South-West zone to shutdown all international airports to protest the refusal of […]

Nigeria Has Not Released Crime Statistics In Four Years. Why?

By Kunle Adebajo   The last time Nigeria released a crime statistics report was June 2018 and experts say this is costly for a country wrestling with insecurity across various fronts.   The federal agency in charge of data generation, analysis and publication, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), had first released crime-related data in […]

Gunmen Storm Ondo, Abduct Cleric, Son

…Demand N10m Ransom   An Anglican cleric, Venerable Olu Obanla, has been kidnapped alongside his son in Ondo State.   The victims were kidnapped during the weekend in Ose Local Government Area of the state.   According to sources, they were kidnaped along Ifon-Okeluse road in the local government.   One of the sources, said […]

Police Arrest, Parade Notorious Criminals, Cultists In Ekiti

The police in Ekiti State have arrested a prime suspect, Samuel Omoyoyinbo, who allegedly led a criminal gang that kidnapped a Chinese expatriate and contractor handling the new Ado-Ado Iyin dualisation project in the state. Also arrested were 29 other suspects for offences relating to robbery, kidnapping, cattle rustling, motorbike stealing, among others.   Parading […]