BREAKING : Police arrests gang of kidnappers terrorizing Aba The gang of kidnappers and criminals terrorizing Ogbor Hill area of Aba have been arrested by the men of the Abia command of the Nigeria Police Force.  The leader of the gang Okpakpa (a.k.a Capo) who was arrested yesterday (Saturday) at Ebenma Street Ogbor Hill Aba, alongside four members of his...... read more
BOMB SCARE: Police discovers two unexploded devices in Anambra Police in Anambra has discovered two devices suspected to be unexploded ordinances. The Spokesperson for Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed disclosed this in a press release made available to journalists in Awka, Anambra State capital. Mohammed said the devices were discovered in Amawbia, near Awka, the capital city, in...... read more
Borno now safer than Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, other states —Shettima Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said the state  that had been under attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the last 10 years, was  now safer  for  business  compared to states like Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina including Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, FCT,  where issues of kidnapping and other related crimes...... read more
Banditry: Army bans motorcycles in 7 Northern states The Nigerian Army has banned the use of motorcycles within the hinterland and forests of Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi and Niger states, saying it observed the use of motorcycles by bandits, kidnappers, criminal elements and their collaborators to perpetrate crimes. The army observed that while the ban would cause...... read more
NAF ignored distress call when bandits attacked my domain – Zamfara emir The Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, has said killings by bandits are not abating in Zamafara State despite the military operations against the criminals. The monarch, who spoke on Monday night, disclosed that bandits recently stormed his domain in broad daylight and killed 15 people. The emir said that the...... read more
Insecurity: Benue Govt declares 24hrs curfew in Kastina-Ala LGA The Benue Government on Monday imposed a 24 hours curfew on Katsina-Ala town in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Acting Governor Mr Ede Ogaba and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...... read more
Gunmen kill one, injure 10 in Jigawa Police in Jigawa State has confirmed that Unknown gunmen Wednesday night attacked Garin Maidawa, Abiya ward of Dutse local government. The State Commissioner of police, CP Bala Zama Sanchi, while confirming the incident, said the gunmenkilled one person and left ten injured. He explained that the invaders were armed robbers and...... read more
Our air strikes are not targeted at innocent Nigerians, NAF refutes The Nigerian Air Force last night said it was ridiculous insinuations that it air strikes in Zamfara were targeted at innocent people Its spokesman Air commodore Ibikunle Daramola said in a statement that the allegation was completely false. He said:”  The attention of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been drawn...... read more
Zamfara To Recruit 1,700 Local Charmers To Fight Insecurity - Dankande The Zamfara State Government has said it will recruit 1,700 local charmers to fight insecurity in the state. Alhaji Bello Dankande, State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy, said this in Gusau on Wednesday, at a security meeting with traditional rulers and Fulani leaders. Bello said 100 local charmers will be...... read more
Herdsmen on a reprisal attack for their stolen cows kill 16 in Benue A fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on three communities in the Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State has reportedly left 16 persons dead. According to residents of the area, the suspected herdsmen attacked the communities on Saturday March 2nd while most of them were asleeep.        Confirming...... read more
Group Writes Buhari,Warns Orji Uzor Kalu Over Plot to Kill Abia Deputy Governor   The Abia Group for Peace and Unity(AGPU) has warned a Former Governor of Abia State and Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressive Congress for Abia North Senatorial District Dr Orji Uzor Kalu over his threat to attack the Deputy Governor of Abia State Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu. The Group...... read more
South-East govs want alleged assassination attempt on Ekweremadu probed The South-East Governors’ Forum has called for a thorough and unbiased investigation into the alleged assassination attempt on Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu. The forum also rejected what it described as “hasty conclusion’’ by the investigating security agency that the attack was a case of burglary. Director-General of...... read more
No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu - Police The police have commenced an investigation into the alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president. Ekweremadu, his wife and son, were at home when armed men invaded their Apo residence in Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday. Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, spoke on the incident while addressing journalists...... read more
Appointment of new DSS DG is the height of nepotism & tribalism - Ohanaeze Youths Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his appointment of Yusuf Bichi to replace Matthew Seiyefa as the Director General of the Department of State Service, DSS, describing it as “height of nepotism and tribalism.”Rising from its national executive, EXCO, meeting held in Umuahia, the Ohanaeze youths insisted that...... read more
Abia monarch cries out over invasion of community by kidnappers, armed-robbers King Otuwa the 1st, the traditional ruler of Amaoba-Ime community in Ikwuano local government area of Abia state, has cried out over the rising cases of kidnapping and armed robbery in the community. The traditional ruler explained that the security situation in the community had taken a dangerous toll whereby students...... read more
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