Security

Residents of Akpabuyo Local Government Area (LGA), of Cross River, on Wednesday marched to the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) in Calabar, to protest the one year power blackout in the area. The protesters, who barricaded the entrance of the PHEDC, carried placards with various inscriptions such as; “We are tired of blackout caused […]

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday gave marching orders to security agencies to as a matter of urgency ensure the immediate and safe return of all those abducted by gunmen at the Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. President Buhari’s directive came when he received reports of the brazen attack on the […]

A female reporter with Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Network Centre in Port Harcourt , Mrs Chidiebele Julian Nweke Onyia, has been kidnapped by yet to be identified persons. Available details of how she was kidnapped are sketchy at the time of filing this report. But according to a post by Mrs Osinachi Samuel, her colleague, […]

Northern Governors have demanded Federal Government assistance for cattle ranching across the region, Governor Simon Lalong has said. Lalong, governor of Plateau and Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum, told Channels TV on Tuesday night, that the Governors have been in support of ranching for quite some time. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has also […]

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, on Tuesday asked security operatives to look into the reported gang-rape of a teenage girl by four young men in Obi Local Government Area of the state and bring the culprits to book. The Governor, who made the charge in a press statement issued by his Chief Press […]

Forty parcels of cocaine weighing 43.11kg, with an estimated street value of over N32 billion have been intercepted at the Tincan Island Port, Lagos. The cargo came from Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) at the port, Mr Sumaila Ethan disclosed this in a statement by the Head […]

Three civil society groups have condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue over the activities of criminal herdsmen in the country. The groups are Nigeria Project Initiative; Initiative to Save Democracy and Global Economic Policy Initiative. Ortom was reported to have accused the president of being “lenient’’ towards criminal […]

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has warned criminals in the state to repent or face the full wrath of the law. The governor cautioned criminals that they would not escape being caught by the long arms of the law. Fayemi, represented by his Special Adviser on Security Matters, Brig. Gen. Ebenezar Ogundana, cautioned against […]

A former caretaker chairman for Jibia Local Government Area, Kastina State, Haruna Musa Mota was arrested and arraigned over alleged ties with bandits operating in the state. The Katsina Police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrest, said the former chairman was arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting bandits operating in the state and had […]

Two people were reported killed, yesterday, as the communal clash between Erin-Osun and Ilobu communities in Osun State that started Saturday over land dispute escalated. It was also gathered that about five persons sustained gunshot injuries in the violence between the two neighbours situated in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. Meanwhile, the state […]


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