Terrorists have reportedly attacked the New Life For All Church in the Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State and kidnapped at least 25 worshippers. The incident which occured at around 10am on Sunday, was confirmed to the media by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Aminu Masari on Christian...
Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that 52 terrorists had been neutralized in several encounters with troops during the Yuletide. The Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Maj-Gen. Musa Danmadami, who made the disclosure during the biweekly briefing on Thursday, said the raids occurred between December 22, 2022 and January 12, 2023. Danmadami...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the immediate past Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU) Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Garba before Kaduna State High Court over alleged laundering of N1bn. A statement on Thursday by the anti-graft agency's spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said, Prof. Garba was arraigned alongside...
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested five suspects for vandalizing bridges in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. NSCDC spokesman, DCC Olusola Odumosu, disclosed yesterday that the arrest of the criminal syndicate was made possible following credible information and surveillance mounted by the Directorate of...
One person has been confirmed Dead in a clash between Yoruba nation agitators and the police in the Ojota area of Lagos State. Spokesman of the Lagos State Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the death of the unidentified person, said operatives of the Command had been deployed to the scene,...
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested four internet fraudsters, popularly called 'yahoo boys', for abducting their colleague, who allegedly cheated them in the sharing of the proceeds of their illegal business. Spokesperson of the Command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this known in a press release on...
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has recommended the immediate suspension of Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP Drambi Vandi, who is responsible for the shooting and killing of Barrister Omobolanle Raheem. This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi,...
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted at least one million, seven hundred and sixty thousand, four hundred and sixty (1,760,460) pills of Tramadol and other opioids, in Lagos and Gombe, and unearthed a drug bunk in Delta State. Femi Babafemi, the anti-narcotics agency's Director of...
A Sokoto State High Court has dismissed a no case submission bid filed by two Chinese nationals charged for conspiracy and attempting to bribe a former head of the Sokoto Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Giving his ruling Tuesday, Justice Mohammed Sifawa averred that a...
Speaker of the Borno State House of Assembly, Abdulkarim Lawan, has decried terrorists control of two local government areas in Borno State. The lawmaker, who represents Guzamala, made this call on Sunday, while briefing newsmen on the State’s 2023 budget presentation by Governor Babagana Zulum. TheFact Daily reports that the lawmaker's...