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Cultists in Inen community, Oruk Anam local government area of Akwa Ibom State may have defied the state government’s olive branch extended to them following fresh wave of renewed violence in the sleepy community resulting in the death of a man said to be in his 60s.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in collaboration with Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) all in Edo state, have called on the Federal and State Government to tackle the high level of insecurity rocking the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried the upsurge of cult activities, violence and killings around adjoining areas of the Okoro-nodu flyover in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has hailed the Nigerian Army and other security agencies for their services which culminated in the successful inauguration of his administration on February 14, 2020.
The Edo State Police Command has arrested 48 suspected armed robbers and cult members in the last two weeks.
The Boki local government council of Cross River will organise skill acquisition programmes for unemployed youths in the area to curb restiveness.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has directed launch of the Police Campaign Against Cultism and other Vices (POCACOV) in Edo State, a statement from the POCACOV National Coordinator, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, has said.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State have called for the immediate adoption of electronic voting system to curb the ugly trend of politicians using thuggery and cultism to win elections in the country.
The Cŕoss River State Police Command has rescued a kidnap victim and arrested seven suspects for various crimes.
The Anambra State Police Command Monday announced arrest of 80 suspected cultists and allegedly recovered arms and ammunition.
The Director-General of Oyo State Joint Security Task Force, popularly known as ‘Operation Burst’, Col. Oladipo Ajibola (rtd), has declared over the weekend in Ibadan that the second in command to the late Abiola Ebila, the leader of the notorious One Million boys in Ibadan has been arrested and currently facing trial.
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
Nine persons have been arrested by the Police in Enugu state for involving in offences of conspiracy, armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm, cultism, and receiving of stolen property.
The Cross River State Police Command on Thursday paraded 6 kidnap suspects of the wife of appeal Court Judge, Justice Ignatius Agube and 28 others for Cultism, piracy and sundry crimes.g
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said that the conventional policing system needed to be revamped and strengthened, explaining that it had become imperative for government at all levels to invest a lot in security for them to be effective.
The parents of people found guilty of cultism in Lagos State might be liable for punishment if a bill for a law to provide for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos and for connected purposes is passed into law.
Nemesis has caught up with a fake soldier, John Lucas, with the rank of a Lance corporal, who specializes in snatching vehicles at gunpoint as Akwa Ibom State Police Command arrested him in Uyo.
Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Thursday declared that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, insisting that the country must restructure to survive the near precipice.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Sweden head coach Janne Andersson about a potential return to the national team, the Swedish Football Association said Thursday.
The Lagos State Government is set to establish Youth Affairs Department in all Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the state.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja when he received in his office the Jamaican High Commissioner to Nigeria, Esmond Reid, who paid him a courtesy visit, said, “We want to see a better and an increased engagement between our parliament and that of Jamaica.”
The Kwara State Government has recorded three more COVID-19 cases, while 11 patients, who tested negative twice, have been discharged.
Gunmen have invaded the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, and abducted a staff of the university, his wife and daughter.
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