July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Strikes Kill 18 In Ukraine’s Odessa

Missile strikes killed 18 people and wounded dozens in Ukraine’s Odessa region Friday, a day after Russian troops abandoned positions on a strategic island in a major setback to the Kremlin’s invasion.   The news came after NATO leaders wrapped up a summit in Madrid, with US President Joe Biden announcing $800 million in new […]

Police Partners Red Cross To Protect Human Rights In Anambra

As part of efforts at protecting, enforcing and promoting human rights in Nigeria, Anambra State Police Command is holding a two day training program for some of its officers and men in the Command on international human rights law.   The training which is taking place at the command headquarters Amawbia Awka-South local government area […]

Train Attack: Families Of Abducted Passengers Plan Street Protests

As the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna AK-9 train, which led to the killing of nine and abduction of 63 passengers would be clocking 100 days on Tuesday,   Families of the Kaduna abducted train passengers have vowed to embark on street protests as well as to occupy government facilities in Abuja and Kaduna as a […]

Ogun: NDLEA Laments Lack Of Logistics To Curb Drug Abuse, Trafficking

The Idiroko Borderland Special Area Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has lamented shortage manpower and logistics to effectively carry out the fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking in the command.   Mrs Archie-Abia Ibibio, Commander, Idiroko Special Area Command, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of […]

Perpetrators Of Shiroro Attack Won’t Go Unpunished, Buhari Vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Thursday’s attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State as a direct assault on Nigeria which will not be allowed to go unpunished.   President Buhari paid tributes to the gallant men of the security forces who lost their lives in the process of defending the attack.   This […]

Troops Rescue Another Chibok Girl In Borno

Troops of 21 Army Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, have reportedly rescued another Chibok school girl, Ruth Bitrus, who escaped from Boko Haram captivity along with her child.   Ruth escaped from Sambisa forest eight years after she, along with her colleagues, was kidnapped from their school in Chibok town, Borno, on April 14, 2014. […]

Rivers CP Orders Probe Of Murdered Police Officer

Rivers State Police Commissioner, CP, Friday Eboka, Thursday, ordered a full scale investigation into the murder of ASP Chris Josiah by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.   Eboka also ordered a massive deployment of personnel across Oyigbo Local Government Area of the Rivers State where the tragedy took place, to fish out criminal elements and perpetrators of violent […]

Niger Massacre: Army Confirms Killing Of Unspecified Number Of Soldiers

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State by bandits who killed scores of security operatives, including spoldiers and police.   According to reports, at least 43 people, including 30 soldiers and seven mobile police personnel and civilians were killed when the armed men stormed the Gold mining […]