The Edo State Police Command has confirmed a viral video of corpses found in a house at Ekenwan Road in Benin City, the Edo State capital in South-South Nigeria. According to the statement signed by the State Deputy Public Relations Officer, ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, on Wednesday, 17 August, the discovery...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said, it has recovered another N1.4 billion for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The anti-graft Commission disclosed the recovery on Tuesday, 16 August, via its official Twitter handle, @officialEFCC. According to the EFCC, the recovered funds were part of monies some commercial banks...
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) attached to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport have arrested a man for ingesting 77 pellets of cocaine. The Agency's Director of Media and Advocacy, Mr. Femi Babafemi, disclosed this Sunday, 14 August, via a statement, while reviewing the Agencies activities in...
Two officials of the Federal Ministry of Justice have been indicted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),for allegedly receiving bribe to smuggle the name of a jailed banker, Francis Atuche, into the list of convicts recently granted pardon by President Muhammadu Buhari. The two indicted officers, according to...
The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has clarified that the arrested Idris Ojo was not one of the suspected masterminds of the Owo church attack. Akeredolu's clarification was contained in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, on Wednesday, 10 August, 2022. TheFact Daily recalls that the...
Troops of the Nigerian Army, NA, have foiled attempts by Boko Haram fighters to attack Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. According to a Twitter post on 7 August, from a counter-insurgency network, Zagazola Makama Media Network, @ZMNetworkNG, the terrorists made an attempt to attack the town located about...
Police operatives in Delta State have foiled a kidnap operation in Delta State and rescued the victim. The State Command's spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright disclosed this Sunday, 7 August, 2022, in a press statement made available to newsmen. TheFact Daily gathers that police operatives attached to the State Anti-Cult Unit, SACU,...
The Delta State Police Command has declared two persons, Francis Oduwanor Odiakose (aka Medolue) and Christopher Odiakose (aka Big Fish) wanted. According to the State Command's spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright, in a notice on Thursday, 4 August, 2022, a warrant of arrest has been issued against them by a Magistrate...
Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has charged Nigerian Air Force (NAF) operational Commanders in the various theatres of operation across the country to ‘show no mercy’ and employ maximum firepower against terrorists posing security threats in the country. According to Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, NAF's...
In view of recent perceived security threats within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT and its environs, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Usman Baba, has ordered the massive deployment of additional police operatives and operational assets. The Police Chief gave the order Monday, 1 August, 2022, during the Force...