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Threats by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to arrest Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Igboho over his alleged involvement in the violence that took place in Oyo State, received serious knocks from the Middle Belt Forum on Sunday.
One of the leaders of Fulani settlers in Oyo State, Saliu Abdulkadiri, has reportedly come under attack from an irate mob, following the expiration of a seven-day ultimatum for immediate evacuation of Nigerians of Fulani origin from the state.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the state police command to immediately arrest masterminds of the call for the eviction of Fulani herders from the state as police yesterday took position in the troubled Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Ibarapa Development Forum (IDF) has reacted to the statewide broadcast by Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, over the worsening security challenges in the State, particularly in the Ibarapa axis.
The Coalition of Oduduwa Elders (CODUE) has supported the quit notice handed down by Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to unregistered Fulani herders to vacate the state’s forest reserve in order the curb rising cases of insecurity.
The Ondo State government has criticised the Buhari administration’s response to its decision to order herdsmen out of the state’s forest reserves.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it intercepted 5, 307.966Kg of various illicit drugs in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in 2020.
The Southern Kaduna people under the aegis of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union have reacted to the threat to the life of Bishop Mathew Kukah.
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday decried the rising cases of kidnapping, killings and attacks on clergy men and worship centres in the country.
Reports said several houses were razed during the clash, but herders association Miyetti Allah said the reports were untrue as the herdsmen were only complimenting the efforts of security agencies to clamp down on armed kidnappers in the area.
Gombe State Commissioner for internal security and Ethical Orientation, Dauda Zambuk, on Saturday said the state recorded 200 rape, 37 sodomy and 10 kidnap cases in 2020 with five recorded in January of the new year 2021 alone.
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has decried the rampart attacks on helpless traders and passengers along the Bonny and Andoni waterways in Rivers State by pirates.
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has condemned the insecurity across Nigeria, saying the nation’s sovereignty has been taken over by armed groups.
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.
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.
The Deputy Commandant-General (DCG) of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Hilary Madu, has been appointed acting commandant-general of the corps.
The protesters, numbering at least 100 and believed to be loyal to the former Chairman of the committee, Chief Onyekachi Nwebonyi, marched to the court premises at about 4 pm to register their anger over the development.
The Ondo State Government (ODSG) has started training no fewer than 350 enumerators that will be monitoring and inspecting those who will be given various loans meant to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic under Nigeria-Cares (N-Cares) Project.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has commissioned a N5 billion snail farm in the state.
Shortly before enforcing a quit order to killer herdsmen in Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state last Friday, Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho spoke with a popular broadcaster, Kola Olootu.