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Fulani herdsmen destroy Governor Ortom’s farm

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has disclosed that his farm located at his village in Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma local government area has been attacked by Fulani mercenaries destroying the farm products.

Robbers invade three patrol stations in Lagos

Commuters and motorists scampered to safety as a four-man robbery gang invaded Dapsey Oil petrol station at Igando, on the outskirts of Lagos State, killing a police officer identified as Sergeant Akor and leaving two others wounded.

Criminals have hijacked herders’ killings to make money – Abdulaziz Yari

The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) to look into the protracted killings by herdsmen, with a view to ending the menace, yesterday in Abuja said it could not guarantee an immediate end to the crisis because some of the perpetrators engage in the violence to make money.

Headteacher, assistant crushed to death

The truck driver, who killed the head teacher of LA Primary School, Igbatoro/Familugba in Akure North Council Area of Ondo State, Pastor Oluwajuwon Adebayo, and his Assistant, Pastor Sunday Ajenifuja, have been arrested by police.

Nigerian Army nab dismissed NSCDC operative for stealing 17 rams in Kebbi

A security dismissed Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer, identified as Girchi Danladi, has been arrested by personnel of the Nigeria Army for allegedly stealing 17 rams belonging to a senior Army officer at the Dukku Barracks, in Birnin-Kebbi, the state capital.

Police parade 33 kidnappers, armed robbers, rapists in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has paraded 33 suspects for various crimes including kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, across the state during several raids.

Militants give oil companies 3-day to vacate oil community in Ondo

A coalition of militant groups in Ondo State on Friday gave oil companies operating in the state three days to leave over non-enrollment of their members in the Federal Government Amnesty Programme.

Police in Delta confirm arrival of Fulani herdsmen with cows, not arms

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed that some Fulani herdsmen actually arrived Asaba by three flying boats through the River Niger, not with firearms, but cows.

UNN staff barricade varsity gate over arrest of union chairman

Non-teaching staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, under the name, Joint Action Committee (JAC), has barricaded the institution’s main gate for alleged arrest of its chairman by the police.

Police arrest three suspected armed robbers in Ogun

Three persons suspected to be part an armed robbery gang that have been terrorising Ogijo and its environs, have been nabbed by men of the Ogun State police command.

Bloody clash averted in Delta over killing by herdsmen

The tension at Onicha-Olona community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, occasioned by the killing of a farmer by Fulani herdsmen on Friday has been doused.

Police hunt for kidnappers of 4 foreigners in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command said it had since swung into action as it had deployed its anti-kidnap unit to rescue four foreign nationals abducted on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State on Wednesday.

Customs shot, injures pregnant woman in Ogun

A pregnant woman, identified as Olugunna Bukola was, on Thursday, shot by operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Iyana-Iyesi area of Ota in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Four foreign nationals kidnapped in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State.

Suspected herdsmen kill four in Nasarawa

At least four persons were killed in a renewed attack on Uhime and Angyo communities at Dooka in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State by armed men suspected to be herdsmen.

Police kill five suspected robbers in Delta, Akwa Ibom

Two suspected members of a three-man robbery gang were, yesterday, killed by a combined team of soldiers and policemen drafted from the Ughelli ‘A’ Division, during a failed robbery operation at Daniel Umukoro Street, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Police arrest armed robbery suspect, recover gun, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State says it has arrested an armed robbery suspect and a cult member identified as Edwin Egwuatu of Uwenuakpa-Adani community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.

Man allegedly beat police wife to death in Lagos

A patent medicine dealer, in Lagos State, Uche Madumere, has allegedly beaten his 35-year-old wife, a police Sergeant, Mariam Sule, to death because of another woman.

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