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The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan has described remarks credited to Professor Attahiru Jega on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as a vindication of the position of the party that governance in the past five and a half years has been the worst in the history of the country.
The police in Yola on Thursday confirmed the arrest of three members of a gang, notoriously known as “Shilla Boys”.
The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has said that 2,663 inmates out of 2,423 representing 91 percent of total inmates enrolled at the five federal correctional centres in the state, as at December 2020, are awaiting trial.
Eleven suspected members of the Eiye Confraternity have been arrested for allegedly killing 25 persons within one month in Ijebu Ode and its environs in Ogun State.
A nursing mother, Suni Awari, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in place of her brother, Napoleon Dede, who allegedly took part in armed robbery in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, before fleeing.
During a review of the scorecard of police operations on Monday, January 11, 2021, the Police boss said 3,347 firearms, 133,496 ammunition, and 960 stolen vehicles were recovered from criminal suspects.
The IGP stressed that the Force will be unrelenting in the fight against all forms of crimes especially kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, cultism, cybercrime, Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), amongst others in the country in the year 2021.
The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, CP Umar Muri, has ordered the immediate deployment of more personnel and logistics in an effort to curb the activities of criminal elements along the Kaduna-Birni Gwari road and to also restore public confidence particularly in the affected communities and road users.
The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’ Owerri, said it has intercepted 5,200 live ammunition (cartridges of 30GR 70mm Calibre) and various contraband with a duty paid value (DPV) worth over N386 million between November 23 and December 27, 2020, having intensified its anti-smuggling operations.
For demolishing the hotel where the maiden edition of Kaduna sex party was to take place, the Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria, has commended the Kaduna State Government, saying such illicit act will incur the wrath of God
He disclosed this on Thursday while parading fresh 47 suspects arrested for armed robbery, cultism, human trafficking and murder, among others before journalists at the command’s headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta.
The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Mr Umar Muri, says the command has arrested 29 suspected kidnappers and 53 others, who committed various crimes from Oct. 31 to Dec. 31.
The deceased and his cohorts now at large allegedly stormed a house at Uselu in Benin city where they forcefully entered the compound and ransacked all the appartments while the Christmas celebration was going on
Muslim and Christians attended church service at a Kaduna Church, a move designed to strengthen good relationship between faithful of the two religions.
Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.
Former AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain star George Weah said Cristiano Ronaldo is not the best player in the world but he is still working hard to attain that feat.
President Muhammadu Buhari has canvassed for improved fire safety standards to forestall frequency of fire disasters across the country.
The Brazilian has been a regular at Real Betis since moving to Spanish football in January 2019 and Diario Sport now say he is a fundamental part of the sports project at the Parisians, headed by Leonardo.
Joe Erico was an apostle of ‘Jogo Bonito’ – an aesthetic football philosophy that is based on the tip-tap playing pattern similar to that of Brazilian Samba.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, says it has rescued a 60-year-old-man from mob attack for allegedly having unlawful canal knowledge of two female minors.