April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

Bandits Demand N4m For Release Of NYSC Member Kidnapped In Zamfara

Some bandits have demanded N4 million as ransom to secure the release of one of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members abducted within the Zamfara State territory.   The armed bandits reportedly abducted eight members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) along a highway within Zamfara State on Friday. The recent graduates were […]

NDLEA Seizes 62kg Of Cannabis Sativa, Arrests Three Suspects In Yobe

Yobe State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says its operatives have intercepted 33 blocks of Cannabis Sativa concealed in two sacks containing groundnuts. The Command through its Principal Staff Officer, Media and Advocacy, Ramatu SB disclosed this in a brief statement issued to newsmen in Damaturu, on Friday. According to the […]

Tears, Pain As Nigerian Military Buries 22 Officers Killed In Niger

No fewer than 22 military personnel who died in combat in Niger State are being laid to rest at the National Military Cemetery in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. Recall that the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on August 14, announced the death of at least 36 officers who were killed in battle. The officers’ helicopter was […]

Two Married Men Arrested For Gang-Raping 11-Year-Old Girl In Abia Community

Two married men allegedly gang raped an 11-year-old girl at Ndiolumbe Nvosi village in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State. The incident happened on Sunday, August 20, 2023, when the victim’s mother, a widow, sent her on an errand. The Abia State coordinator of Behind Bars Human Rights Defenders, Ochiegbu Marvelous, who confirmed […]

Police Nab Man Over Death Of Girlfriend In Jigawa

A 20-year-old man identified as Abubakar Abdullahi has been arrested by men of the Jigawa state police command over the death of his 17-year-old girlfriend, Habiba Samaila.   In a statement released, the command’s spokesperson, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, said the suspect, a resident of Koral village Garki LGA, was alleged to have been a […]

Bandits Storm Zamfara, Kill Four

No fewer than four people from Gidan Damo village in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State have been reported killed as armed bandits stormed the village on Wednesday night and shot seven people. A resident of the community who pleaded anonymity described the attack as terrible. According to him, the bandits invaded the village […]

Army Personnel Killed As Suspected Robbers Made Away With Bag Of Money In Edo

The police in Edo State have confirmed that a soldier was killed by armed robbers in a robbery attack in Benin on Wednesday. This was confirmed by the Police Spokesman, Edo State Command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, who told newsmen that the robbery took place at the First Eastern Circular and Akpakpaba Roads intersection in the […]

Police Bust Notorious Motorcycle Snatching Syndicate, Recovers Two Bajaj Bikes

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command attached to the Igode Division have taken into custody one of three members of a notorious motorcycle snatching syndicate. The suspects were intercepted while attempting to pull off another heist on 23 August, 2023, at approximately 18:30hrs. The syndicate comprising the trio of Wasiu Adebanji aged 28, of […]