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A police corporal, attached to the Olu of Ile-Ogbo, Akinsanya Akingbade was reported killed following a communal clash between Iwo and Ile-Oogbo over disputed land.
The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Tuesday, gave the Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Mr Danladi Umar, two weeks to defend a petition against him.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba has advised the Federal Government to try state police in addressing the security challenges in the country.
A police officer attached to the Abaomege Police station in Onicha local government area of Ebonyi state has been declared missing following attack on the station by gunmen on Saturday.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday, gave security agencies 72 hours to bring the killers of two soldiers, a policeman and a civilian in the state to book.
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, on Wednesday, declared there was no iota of agitation in the criminalities being perpetrated by bandits across the land, who were currently masquerading as members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra’s Eastern Security Network.
Rampaging bandits yesterday attacked Greenfield University, Kaduna, killed a staff, kidnapped another alongside 23 students, demanding N800 million ransom to free them.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila Wednesday said more funding will be required to modernize the country’s Police Force, and get it more effective in tackling insecurity.
Stunned by his professional conduct and exceptional calmness in the face of provocation by a civilian, some Nigerians have presented a one million naira cash gift to an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Sunday Erhabor.
Armed bandits reportedly numbering about 60 in the early hours of Wednesday invaded a military camp in Zazzaga community, Munya, Niger State, where they engaged soldiers in a gun fight, resulting in a number of bandit casualties.
A police orderly attached to Mr Shoban Tikari, Chairman of Takum local government council of Taraba, was on Saturday killed by gunmen suspected to be bandits who opened fire on the chairman’s vehicle in Dogo-Gawa village in Takum LGA.
Veteran Nigerian rapper and activist, Michael Stephens, better known as Ruggedman, says that he is not in a hurry to get married saying that his mother and other family members were not pressuring him about marriage.
“As I speak to you now, the Ekori Police station has been placed under lock and key while the policeman whose gun was taken away is being detained at Ugep Divisional Police Station where others who were working at the Ekori station have been asked to report’. Likpi, a resident of the area told newsmen on phone.
One person was killed and 10 others kidnapped yesterday in a broad daylight invasion of Gurmana Community in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
The council chairman of Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Hon Anthony Luke, is seeking for relief items for victims of Tuesday’s military onslaught on locations suspected to be enclaves of armed hoodlums loyal to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the local government area.
The Rivers Government on Friday asked security agencies to stop a general meeting of United Igbo Community scheduled for Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Oyigbo in Oyigbo Local Government Area of State
The gunmen who kidnapped two Chinese expatriates at a gold mining site in Osun State, on Monday, have demanded a ransom of N10 million for their release.
The reaction has begun to trail the appointment of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as the Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre, RULAAC, has described it as illegal.
Samaila Burga, Chairman, Technical Committee on the Control of Avian Influenza, said the Bauchi government has killed about 27,000 birds to curtail the spread of Bird flu in the State.
The Scottish National Party (SNP), which has vowed to hold an independence referendum that could tear the United Kingdom apart should it be returned to power, will find out on Saturday if it has won a majority in Scotland’s parliament.
A 22-year-old student of the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Ahmad Abubakar Idiris, has been found dead, five days after he was reported missing from the school.
Political rumblings have resumed in Kwara state over the call by a revered monarch in the state, His Royal Majesty, Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi on Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to contest for second term because of what he described as his exceptional performance in the last two years which no other governor in the history of the state had attained within the same period.
A Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), recently ordered a 17-year-old housewife, Khadija Akarami, to return to her matrimonial home.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called for the sensational return of striker Karim Benzema to France’s squad for Euro 2020, saying his exile is due to a ‘non-sport problem’.
Yilmaz and fellow Turkish international Zeki Celik scored the goals for Lille against a Nice team who played most of the second half a man short after defender Jordan Lotomba was sent off.
Turkish police detained 212 demonstrators after scuffles broke out at May Day marches on Saturday amid a coronavirus-related curfew, according to the Istanbul governor’s office and Reuters witnesses.
Dr Ahmed Audi, Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has encouraged personnel to get the COVID-19 vaccine as he received the AstraZeneca jab.
The Bayelsa State Government says that it is one of the few states in the country where other arms of government function independently, including the local government system.