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There is tension among members of the vigilante groups in Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo state over alleged threats by a cult group to attack their facilities in two Ibillo and Ogugu over the alleged arrest of a member of the cult group and another sustaining injury while allegedly resisting arrest.
The Police Command in Niger says it has arrested 10 suspects from different parts of the state over alleged armed robbery, Kidnapping and possession of Indian Hemp.
The Police in Rivers State has busted an illegal detention facility used by a popular vigilante group in Igwruta, Ikwerre local government area of the State, releasing scores found in the cell.
The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), has dismissed media reports that there was a bloody clash between operatives of the agency and some Fulani herdsmen on Saturday in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Government of the state.
Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Sunday, whisked away in Ulunya, Ovoko, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, when some suspected thugs invaded a football pitch where he kicked-off a match.
At least 7 persons were killed including six soldiers when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked a military base in the southern part of Borno state on Sunday evening, sources said.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is presently angry over alleged search of the group’s local vigilante, Eastern Security Network (ESN) in eastern forests, describing the move as discriminatory to other existing local security outfits in the country.
Some members of a vigilante group have foiled attempt by suspected Kidnappers to abduct the Chief of Gwomani community, in Kwali Area council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Alhaji Adamu Saba.
The village head of Madaka in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, Zakari Ya’u Idris, has been reportedly killed by gunmen over the inability of his people to raise money demanded as ransom.
The Vigilante Group of Nigeria, (VGN) says it has concluded arrangement to deploy no fewer than six million of its officers, to ensure hitch-free celebrations during the Christmas and New Year festivities.
The kidnap of 344 schoolboys in northwest Nigeria had the appearance of an Islamist militant attack. There was even a video purporting to show some of the boys with members of Boko Haram, the extremists behind the 2014 kidnapping of more than 270 schoolgirls in the northeast.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has slammed governors in the South-east over rejection of a security outfit recently launched by the pro-Biafran group.
One of those abducted by bandits and sebsequently rescued by security agencies in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina Stateon Sunday has narrated how they were kidnapped.
Following the recent comment made by the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, on behalf of his South-East counterparts, distancing themselves from the recently launched security outfit of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and claiming that the outfit is non-existent, the group has maintained that nobody can stop it from functioning.
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has attempted to laugh off speculation linking Lionel Messi with a future move to Paris Saint-Germain.
More than 15,000 competitors expected at the Games, which are due to start on July 23. They were postponed last year because of COVID-19.
A non-governmental organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the federal government to revise and increase allocation for education to between 15 per cent and 20 per cent of public expenditure.
Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Mathew Kolawole, says Gov. Yahaya Bello’s insistence that COVID-19 was a ruse was to ensure that the virus did not set the state’s economy backward.
The National Examination Council (NECO) has fixed new dates for the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (External).
Abuja Furniture Production (AFP), the furniture production unit of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, has won its bid to provide turnkey furnishing for the head office of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The ten known survivors trapped since a deadly Jan. 10 gold mine explosion in northern China have been using laser pointers and loudspeakers to try to find their missing colleagues, state media reported on Friday.
The long battle between Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) and Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) as to who is legally responsible to act as a Collective Management Organisation/Collective Society (CMO) or simply put, collect royalties on behalf of artists rages on.
The Ekiti State Security Network Agency otherwise known as Amotekun Corps has arrested four persons suspected to be members of a kidnap unleashing terror in the state.
No fewer than 77,000 prepayment meters are currently being distributed to customers in four states, the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has said .