February 25, 2024

February 25, 2024

Boy, 16, Lands In Police Net After ‘Attempting To Exhume Body’ In Niger Cemetery

  Lawal Abubakar, a 16-year-old resident of Kasuwan-Gwari in Minna, Niger State, has been arrested for allegedly attempting to exhume a dead body from a grave in Chanchaga cemetery, the police authority said.   Wasiu Abiodun, the Niger State police spokesperson, Monday, disclosed that Abubakar was arrested by the force operatives near the cemetery where […]

Census: NPC Solicits Support Of Nigerian Army To Deliver On Mandate

The National Population Commission (NPC), on Tuesday, sought the support of the Nigerian Army (NA), to deliver on its mandate of conducting a credible census in Nigeria.   Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement said that the Chairman of the Commission, Hon. Nasiru Isa Kwarra sought the support of the […]

Gunmen Kill Soldier, Driver, Kidnap Foreign Contractor In Ondo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a foreign contractor in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.   It was gathered that the incident which occurred on Wednesday evening led to the killing of the contractor’s driver and a soldier attached to him.     It was learned that the […]

‘Please Accept My Bail Request’, Abba Kyari Begs High Court

…Alleges Threat To Life In Kuje Prison   Abba Kyari, the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), on Thursday, approached a Federal High Court for another bail plea.   Kyari and three of his co-defendants, through their counsel, urged Justice Emeka Nwite to admit them to bail because their lives in the Kuje Correctional Centre, […]

Gunmen Kill Serving Soldier In Ondo

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the killing of a serving soldier at the Ogbonmo area of Ijebu-Owo in the Owo Local Government Area of the state. The gallant was reportedly killed by some gunmen who abducted an expatriate in the area on Wednesday evening. The slain soldier, it was […]

Russia-Ukraine war: Attempts To ‘Appease’ Putin Dangerous , Says UK’s Truss

British Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss said attempts to “appease” Russian Vladimir Putin are dangerous amid the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.   Truss said this in a press release ahead of her trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday.   “Russian aggression cannot be appeased. It must be met with force. We must be […]

Customs Intercepts 67 Sacks Of Cannabis, 141 Drums Of Petrol In Oyo

The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 67 sacks of cannabis and 141 drums of petroleum products on the border of Nigeria and Benin Republic.   The NCS Area Controller in Oyo, Mr B.A. Jaiyeoba, who disclosed this during a press conference at the command’s headquarters, Agodi, Ibadan, said three […]

Lagos CP Confirms Arrest Of Three Members Of Aiye Cult Gang

Three members of the Aiye secret cult gang responsible for several violent cult clashes in Agbara, Ojo and Awori areas of Lagos have been arrested.   The suspects: Amaechi Stephen (33), John Gabriel (28) and Olaleye Alashe (26), were tracked to a hotel in Agbara where they had gone to lodge.   It was learnt […]

FIB Allegedly Arrest Popular Broadcaster, Oriyomi Hamzat In Oyo

Oyo-state-based broadcaster and social activist, Oriyomi Hamzat, has been arrested by the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) and is being transferred to Abuja.   The FIB is the apex of intelligence gathering in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). It is the only arm of the Force that provides Intelligence on Crime and National Security.   It […]

Gov Zulum Confirms 32 Killed By Boko Haram In Borno

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has confirmed that 32 people were killed by the Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists around Mudu village last weekend.   The village is some 45 kilometers away from Rann, the headquarters of the Kala-Balge Local Government Area of the state.   The governor confirmed the figure […]