Home Topics Menace

Menace

NNPC records $120.49 million crude oil receipt in September 2020

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a total export receipt for crude oil and gas valued at $120.49 million for the month of September 2020.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has charged the twenty-three council chairmen and youths in the State to identify members of proscribed separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the State.

Rivers governor joins calls for sack of service chiefs

Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
Founder of WARIF, Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru stated that WARIF is proud to partner with the UN and the EU on the Spotlight Initiative to reduce the prevalence of gender based violence in tertiary institutions by working directly with the student based organizations and the school authorities in adopting strategies and facilitating mechanisms that will provide the much needed support and safety to all students on campuses across the Country.

Groups train 3000 students on prevention of sexual violence on campus

Organized by The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) in collaboration with the joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, the programme aims to eliminate all forms of sexual and gender-based violence against women through various implementation programs and partners all over the world.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

13 ‘traffic robbery’ nabbed by police in hideouts

Thirteen suspected traffic robbers who specialize in attacking motorists trapped in traffic in different parts of Lagos were yesterday, arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad , RRS.
NDLEA

NDLEA develops programmes to reduce drug abuse in Anambra

Mr Mohammed Idris, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Anambra, says the Command has developed functional programmes to reduce drug abuse and its associated crimes in the state.

IYC decries incessant pirates’ attacks on passengers along Rivers waterways

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.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.

One soldier killed as troops neutralise 10 bandits in Kastina forest

The Nigerian military on Tuesday said its troops have killed 10 suspected bandits in two separate gun battles with the armed brigands in Kastina State.
According to a statement issued in Abuja by the President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, Most Rev. Augustine Akubeze, the body warned against politicians politicizing the killings.

Catholic Bishops urges President Buhari to listen to Nigerians on insecurity

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to the cries of Nigerians over the security situation in the country.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has urged the senator representing Plateau South, Prof Nora Dadu’ut, to come up with legislative initiatives that will create a positive impact on the lives of the people of the zone.

Plateau governor promises end to kidnapping, cultism

The Plateau Government says it is working hard with security agencies to check the spate of kidnapping, cultism and other forms of violent crimes in the state.

Luxury bus drivers threaten to block highways in protest against illegal tolls collection in...

The group however gave federal and state governments 14 days ultimatum to dismantle all road blocks mounted by produce toll collectors on the roads whom they said forcefully collect money and beat them on the highways.

Wole Soyinka urges Nigerian government to seek external help on insecurity

The Nobel Laureate berated some northern governors for negotiating with bandits and criminal elements, saying, “You don’t appease evil; we are dealing with evil, there is no other word, we are dealing with the proliferation, the enthronement of evil in the society. And unfortunately, we have encouraged its manifestation, its proliferation, its entrenchment.
A woman carrying her baby sits with others after they were released by bandits in Katsina State on January 8, 2021.

37 Kidnap victims regain freedom in Katsina

The other victims were mostly women and children abducted from Unguwar Malamai community in Yantumaki District and Babban Duhu village in Danmusa and Safana Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Mr Olujimi Hotonu; Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye; Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, and Senior Engineer, Mr Aliu Oyewande, during inspection of Airport Road Flyover and a section of Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway damaged by fire, on Friday in Lagos (NAN photo)

Nigerian government warns public against using Lagos Airport Road flyover bridge

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday advised the public to stay off Airport Road Flyover in Lagos dangerously burnt by fire, pending the determination of its structural safety.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police record three rape cases daily in Gombe

It is eight days into the year 2021 and the Gombe State command of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says it has received over seven reported cases of rape in the last six days of the New Year that is in addition to the over 250 cases reported in 2020.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Katsina: Police arrest 287 ‘rapists’ in 2020

The police spokesman observed that cultism, drug abuse and viewing phonographic pictures and videos by rapists were some of the factors that influenced them to commit rape.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police complain about frequent rape of children in Gombe

The Gombe State Commissioner of Police, Shehu Maikudi, says there's an urgent need to battle the prevalence of rape, especially of minors, in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Oyo police frown at unlawful possession of firearms, jungle justice

Oyo State Police Command has condemned the unlawful possession of firearms and jungle justice by some citizenry and residents of the State.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT trains 2000 on pest control, begins dry season farming campaign

As part of measures to ensure food security, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, said it has begun an aggressive campaign targeted at boosting dry season farming and has also trained about 2000 farmers on pest control and storage techniques.

Recent Stories

A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.

Several dead as freight ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.
Kidnap

Catholic priest kidnapped, murdered in Niger

A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.

Dangote completes Nigeria’s longest concrete road

The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travellers between the North and the South.

Abia government begs teachers to resume classes

Abia State Government has called on members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) to return to classes in the interest of their students and pupils.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Rivers: Robbery suspect arrested with police identity card

A suspected armed robber who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate was seen with an identity card of Nigeria Police Force, suggesting he might be their personnel.