April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

JUST IN: Boko Haram Frees 48 Abducted Women In Borno

Boko Haram terrorists have released about 48 women abducted from Maiwa and Shuwarin villages of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State. The women abducted were released after a ransom of N2.4 million was paid. The release was made public by a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in Lake Chad, Zagazola Makama. Tweeting on Thursday, […]

Nigerian Army Debunks Video Clip Portraying Capture Of Armoured Vehicle

The Nigeria Army has debunked a video clip circulating on social media, portraying stage managed capture of Nigerian Army Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) by bandits’ leader, Turji Bello. Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in a statement said there was no such incident that involved the capture of any of its APCs within […]

“Yahoo Boys” Nabbed By Police For Burying New Born Baby In Rivers

Members of a local vigilante group in charge of Eagle Island, Port Harcourt City local government area of Rivers State, in collaboration with Police officers attached to the Azikiwe Police Division, have arrested twelve suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as “yahoo boys”, for allegedly burying a newborn baby on Wednesday. The fraudsters were said to […]

Oil Thieves Flee As Troops Destroy Illegal Refinery In Delta

Troops of 6 Division of the Nigerian Army have destroyed an illegal refinery site in operations conducted in Ogbokoko and Atu, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. Director of Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, who stated this in a statement on Thursday, said the development followed actionable intelligence made available to the troops. […]

41 Killed As Boko Haram, ISWAP Clash In Borno

A clash between fighters from the Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) has led to the death of 41 terrorists and commanders.   The fight broke out Wednesday, August 23, in the North East of Borno State. Sources told Vanguard that the ISWAP terrorists, who came […]

Police Parades 12 For Phone, Motorcycle Robbery In Niger

The Police in Niger State has disclosed the arrest of 12 suspects connected to various robbery incidents of motorcycles and handsets during the night within the Minna Metropolis. Parading the suspects in Minna, the state command through the Police Public Relations Officer, PRO DSP Wasiu Abiodun said the arrests were part of continued efforts to […]

Kidnappers Release RCCG Pastor’s Wife, Abduct Deliverer Of Ransom

The abducted wife of Pastor Johnson Ajiboye, of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Mrs Bola Ajiboye, has been set free. She was released by her abductors on Wednesday, after payment of N1m ransom along with foodstuffs. The sources, however, said a yet to be identified person who went to deliver the ransom and […]

Police Arrests 94-Year-Old Man For Defiling Minor In Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended a 94-year-old man, Muhammed Abubakar for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl at Tappare ward, Ganye Local Government Area of the State. In a statement issued on Wednesday by SP Sulaiman Nguroje, the Police Public Relation Officer, he said the suspect, identified as a herbalist, had been in the […]

Gunmen Attack Kaduna Community, Kill Pastor

Suspected gunmen on Wednesday killed a pastor of Tawaliu Baptist Church, Kujama, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Rev. Jeremiah Mayau. Confirming the killing on Thursday, Rev Joseph John Hayab, the state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), said, “The barbaric incident happened on Wednesday afternoon while the Rev. Jeremiah Mayau was […]

Insecurity: IGP Reveals Steps Taken To Curb Menace In Highways

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has disclosed steps taken by the force to combat insecurity in the country’s highways. While inaugurating some projects during his first official to Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday, Egbetokun said the goal is to reduce crime to the barest minimum and restore security to troubled areas. According to […]