Corps Member And 38 Others Convicted For Internet Fraud In Ogun, Oyo

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of a Corps member, Osisi Ikenna Nicholas to one-month community service for his involvement in internet-related fraud. A statement released by Wilson Uwujaren, spokesperson of the anti-graft agency says Osisi was convicted alongside thirty-eight others on a […]

Kidnapped Cross River Catholic Priest, Church Members Finally Regain Freedom

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Peter Abang Ochang and church members kidnapped last week, have been released. Fr. Ochang, who is the chaplain of RCM Parish in the Alok Catholic Diocese of Ogoja in Cross River State, was kidnapped somewhere in Nasarawa State. He, alongside several members of St Jude Society, were travelling to Abuja […]

Three Suspected Cultists Nabbed By Edo Police In Hotel

The Edo State Police Command has arrested three notorious members of the Eiye secret cult confraternity.   Spokesperson of the command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, November 28, 2022, said the suspects were arrested in a hotel in Benin City at about 11:30pm on Sunday.   “Operatives of Anti-Robbery […]

Breakthrough As Tunji Disu’s Police IRT Nab Owerri Prison Escapes

Two inmates who escaped from the Owerri Correctional facility have been arrested by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) for alleged involvement in a fresh case of kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching. The suspects, Okechukwu Edison and Sunday Morrison were rearrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in an operation led by the Commander […]

Troops Raid Bandits Camp In Kaduna, Rescue Nine Kidnap Victims, Recover 90 Cows

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have rescued nine kidnapped persons during fighting patrols aimed at suspected bandits’ hideouts in Kaso Village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. According to the operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government, the troops engaged the bandits on the Tantatu high ground, as they abandoned their camp fled […]

Police Apprehend Two Suspects For Possessing 468 PVCs

Two persons in possession of 468 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have been arrested by the police. This was made known in a statement signed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, on Sunday. According to the statement, the offenders; Nasiru Idris, was found with […]

IGP Orders Distribution Of Weapons, Protective Equipment For Officers Ahead 2023 Election

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the distribution of weapons and protective equipment for officers across the country. The IGP also directed all Commissioners of Police in the country to activate the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security to engage stakeholders in evolving strategies for mitigating threats […]

Troops Kill Four Bandits In Kaduna Community, Recover AK 47

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have killed four bandits during clearance operations in identified hideouts around Tsohon Gayan, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, said this was conveyed in an operational feedback to the Kaduna State Government. “The troops made contact and pursued […]

40 Burundi Rebels Killed In East DR Congo

Forty Burundian rebels have been killed in a joint offensive by the militaries of Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi in eastern DRC, a Congolese army spokesman said on Sunday. The two armies “carried out a high-intensity offensive operation” against Burundian rebels of the National Liberation Forces (FNL), Lieutenant Marc Elongo-Kyondwa said in a statement. […]