February 25, 2024

February 25, 2024

Police Kill One Bandit, Arrest 6, Recover 130 Cattle, 80 Sheep In Kaduna

The Kaduna Police Command, on Friday, said its operatives neutralized one bandit, arrested six and recovered 130 cattle and 80 sheep.   This was expressed in a statement on Friday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige.   The statement said the command acted on information that cattle rustlers were in Unguwan Haske […]

‘Do Something Now:’ Mourners Demand Action After US School Shooting

A distraught Texas grandmother of a girl killed in the massacre in Uvalde pleaded Thursday for urgent action by US authorities to prevent future school shootings, as the country plunges again into the roiling debate over guns.   Ten-year-old Amerie Garza — a fourth-grader who loved her classes, drawing, and playing with clay — was […]

Osinachi: ‘Husband May Face Death Sentence’

PETER Nwachukwu, husband of late gospel artist Osinachi Nwachukwu, could face the death penalty following a 23-count charge filed against him by the Nigerian government over the death of his wife.   The charges filed against him under the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 include culpable homicide, which is punishable by death under Section […]

RRS Arrests Fake Revenue Collectors In Lagos

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested four suspects for extorting motorists in the State while posing as officials of the disbanded Lagos State Committee on the Removal of Abandoned Vehicles (RAVC). The arrested suspects are: Taiwo Falodun, aka Biggy (48), Adedire Olaniyi (42), Femi Osunkoya (53) and Olalekan Edu (51). Two of […]

24 Hours After Arrest, Police Release Ibadan-Based Broadcaster, Oriyomi Hamzat

An Ibadan-based broadcaster, Alhaji Oriyomi Hamzat, who was arrested by the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) of Nigeria Police Force, has been released.   Recall that Hamzat was arrested in the early hours of Thursday in Ibadan, Oyo State capital and was then taken to Abuja for interrogation.   The station, in a statement issued by […]

Osinachi: FG Slams 23-Count Charge Against Husband, Nwachukwu

The Attorney-General of the Federation has filed 23-count charges against Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of late gospel artist, Osinachi, who died in April after she was allegedly assaulted by her spouse.   He was charged under sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and culpable homicide contrary to section 221 […]

Big Lie, Abba Kyari Was never Attacked By Inmates, Prison PRO Clears Air

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has described as fake news reports claiming that suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, was attacked by inmates at the Kuje Correctional center.   Premium times ran a report claiming over 100 inmates attacked Kyari over claims that he collected bribe from them when he was still in office […]