June 15, 2024

June 15, 2024

Pay N40m And We’ll Free 20 Children Abducted In Niger, Bandits Make Demand

Gunmen are currently demanding N40 million ransom for 20 children kidnapped at Kusherki, Rafi Local Government Council of Niger State. The victims, abducted about three weeks ago, are still held captive by their abductors. Alhaji Auwal Usman from Kusherki explained that the bandits are now asking for N40m before the release of the abductees who […]

NDLEA Alerts Public On Introduction Of Fentanyl To Nigeria Market

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA) has raised the alarm on a plot by an unnamed drug cartel to introduce a lethal synthetic opioid called Fentanyl into the Nigerian market.  In a statement on Tuesday signed by Femi Babafemi, NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, the agency explained that the drug is 100 times stronger […]

Pandemonium As Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint In Anambra, Many Feared Dead

There is tension in Anambra State, following the attack on a police checkpoint, Tuesday, by gunmen. It was gathered that some people are feared dead while others are reportedly injured. The incident happened at about 10.30am between the Ihiala-Uli axis in Ihiala local government area. The attack forced drivers and commuters to run for dear […]

Capsized Trawler: Navy Rescues 10 Crew Members In Lagos

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT has rescued 10 crew members from a fishing trawler in Lagos. Christened OLOKUN XII, the vessel capsized within the Lagos channel in the early hours of Monday, November 7, 2022 while it was being towed by another fishing trawler. Western Naval Command’s (WNC) Information Officer, Commander Edward Yeibo, who […]

Bandits Invade Niger, Kill Five Farmers, Dozens Sustain Severe Gunshot Wounds

Five farmers have been killed while dozens sustained severe gunshot wounds in a fresh banditry attack in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State.   It was gathered that the attack occurred in Zazzaga, Lagbe, Cibani and Injita communities, around 6am on Monday, November 7, 2022.   According to a source from the community who […]

Bandits Storm Zamfara, Kidnap District Head, Six Others

Muhammad Galadima, the district head of Kwangami village and six others in the Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State have been kidnapped by bandits. A source said that the armed terrorists abducted the victims on Monday. According to the source, there was confusion in the village as the residents tried all they could to […]

Seven Months After Being Kidnapped, Five Girls Regains Freedom In Zamfara

Five girls have regained their freedom in Zamfara, seven months after being kidnapped by bandits in the North-Western state. Upon their release, the victims met with the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle where they were received at the Government House in Gusau on Monday. It is not exactly clear when they regained their freedom or […]

IGP Orders Distribution Of Additional Election Security Kits To Personnel

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate distribution of additional equipment for use by officers and men of the force before, during and after the 2023 general elections. They include batches of uniforms, kits, accouterments, and anti-riot equipment comprising bullet-proof vests with armored plates, ballistic helmets, long and short-range tear gas […]