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At least two people were killed after security forces went to arrest Chad’s opposition candidate Yaya Dillo at his home on Sunday morning, Dillo and the government said
Against the backdrop of rising murders and kidnappings in the country, the Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with bandits in order to serve as a deterrent to others.
The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied any involvement in the attempt to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, at Ibadan, Oyo State.
There was a mild drama on Friday when security operatives intercepted the convoy of self-acclaimed Yoruba Youth leader, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The Nigeria Police says it has arrested 48 suspects in connection with kidnapping, murder, armed robbery, cattle rustling, cyber crimes, unlawful possession of prohibited weapons and other related offences in the country.
Some armed thugs, on Thursday, set the Aboh Mbaise divisional headquarters of the Nigerian police
According to the police, the officers, who were on duty were shot and killed at about 2.00 am by the suspected men of the underworld along Akai Efa-Idundu road.
Abia State Government has reacted to yesterday’s attack on Abayi police station in which two policemen were killed and arms carted away by gunmen.
The embattled former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday, criticised his successor, Hope Uzodinma, whom he said was trying to intimidate him and his supporters in the state.
A petitioner, Timothy Ogbeye, on Monday slumped while narrating his ordeal before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel.
The Benin-city by-pass in Edo State is gaining notoriety for kidnapping and banditry as a journalist, Ben Duno, who was travelling on that route with other commuters at the weekend escaped being attacked by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend.
A former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday alleged that the governor of the State, Hope Uzodinma, attacked him with “more than 1000 thugs”.
Two suspected members of a robbery gang that had been terrorizing commuters along Agboju/Alakija, Two/Badagry expressway, Lagos, have been arrested by policemen attached to satellite division.
Channels TV quoted the Attorney General of Imo State, Cyprian Akaolisa, as saying the operation, which was conducted jointly with the police, was aimed at “clearing camps” said to have been built by the Eastern Security Network, a security arm of the pro-Biafra group, IPOB.
Delta state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Ali, has decried the rising cases of policemen killings in some parts of the state and warned members of the syndicate involved in the dastardly act to desist or be prepared to face dire consequences.
Four suspected armed robbers in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery in Kwara State yesterday told an Ilorin High Court how they killed no fewer than 11 persons during the incident.
Abor community, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State has sent a Save-Our-Soul petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, over what they called intimidation, harassment and threat to life by certain land grabbers who they alleged want to forcefully take over their ancestral land.
Two police officers attached to ‘Operation Delta Safe’ have been killed by marauding gunmen who attacked the operatives at a portion of the Ugbolu-Illah road in Oshimili North, Delta State.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi said insecurity in Nigeria is a perrenial challenge which requires a linear process to be tamed.
The Police Command in Anambra say they have arrested three suspected members of different cult groups in the state.
Saudi Aramco has asked banks to extend, by a year, a $10 billion loan it raised last May, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Monaco extended their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 2-0 win over Brest on Sunday to move Niko Kovac’s in-form side to within three points of the top of Ligue 1.
The Bayelsa State Chapter of Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has suspended the industrial action embarked upon by its members on Feburary 12.
Unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists on Monday night shot dead a female student of the Benue State University, Makurdi, who is identified as Jessica Agee.
The Islamic cleric and peace negotiator, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said that the Federal Government knows the hiding place of the herdsmen and bandits involved in clashes with farmers, kidnappings and other criminal activities.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Monday met behind closed door to chart ways of addressing the spate of insecurity in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja called for an overhaul of the national strategy on cyber security, urging more emphasis on exploring the internet for economic growth opportunities, enhancement of knowledge and mitigation of crime.
Kaduna Electric has petitioned the Kaduna state commissioner of police, Umar Musa-Muri, over assault meted out on its staff, while conducting their lawful duties.