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The Police Command in Delta says it has apprehended a middle-aged man over alleged murder of a member of a vigilante group in the state.
Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps, have arrested four suspects over the Thursday’s killing of two officers of the outfit and burning of its operational vehicle and motorcycles at Ago Sanusi in Owo Local Government Area of the state.
The lawmaker representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa/Kajola Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Shina Abiola (aka Shina Peller), has raised the alarm over worsening insecurity in his constituency.
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 Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, weekend, bickered with South West governors over implementation of guidelines on the formation of the regional security network, Amotekun, especially in the area of recruitment.
The Federal Government, in a bid to ensure food security and wipe out smuggling of food produces out of the country, has now inaugurated Joint Technical Task Team.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has inaugurated a sixty-six member palliative committee as part of the efforts of his administration to cushion the effect of COVID-19 in the state.
The Police in Nasarawa state have arrested ten suspected kidnappers of an aide to the state governor, John Mamman.
Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has disclosed that people of southwest would not tolerate any form of threat from any individual or groups over its decision to safeguard the region.
A federal lawmaker representing Mangu-Bokkos Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Solomon Maren, has said that the National Assembly will give accelerated passage to the bill for establishment of Vigilante Group of Nigeria to secure various communities in the country.
A member representing Mangu/Bokkos Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Rep. Bulus Maren, has visited the mass grave of the 13 people killed by gunmen in Kulben Community, Kombun district of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The South-West Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has lauded the move by the state governors to start the joint security taskforce across the zone but quickly noted that it had not been contacted by the governors on the modus operandi, especially, recruitment of members of the outfit, with just five days to the commencement of the initiative.
The Southwest Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has applauded the move by the governors in the region to start the joint security taskforce across the South-West.
The Plateau State Government has resettled Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) resident at the Hall of Geosciences in Anguldi, Jos, back to their home communities. They had been until given December 31 to vacate to their respective communities in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Areas of the state.
The Commandant General of VGN, Mohammed Usman-Jahun, stated this in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on his Victory at the Court of Appeal, sitting in Kaduna as the duly elected Commandant General of Vigilante Group of Nigeria.
The Akwa Ibom State Environmental Protection and Waste Management Agency has announced the suspension of its task force.
The governor of Gombe state, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has enlisted the support of the vigilante group and other local hunters association to assist the security forces to maintain law and order across the state.
A 100 level female undergraduate of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti has been rescued from some suspected kidnappers around Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti.
Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) has the ability to end kidnapping, banditry in the country if the bill that will establish the organization as a law enforcement agency is signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The high rate of banditry and kidnappings in the Northwest of Nigeria may affect food production in the area by over 50 per cent, according to two apex farmers associations.
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The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said on Friday that the state government shared the pains of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka in Igabi Local Government Area of the state.
Peru’s Congress on Friday voted to ban former president Martin Vizcarra, implicated in a scandal over Covid-19 vaccinations, from holding public office for 10 years.
Worried by the high rate of rape in Zamfara State, a civil society organization (CSO) known as Human Rights Defender and Advocacy Center is seriously mounting pressure on the State Government to establish a commission that can address the cases of rape in the state.
The Mirror says City are believed to be preparing a new contract offer for Foden as the club look to reward the midfielder for his influential performances.
The management of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced the extension of the deadline set for the 2020/2021 session until April 30.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly has denied knowledge of any plan to impeach its speaker, Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi.
The far-right AfD will firm up its election manifesto this weekend as Germany prepares for the post-Merkel era, with the party seeking to reverse a lag in support amid infighting and an ailing effort to capitalise on the pandemic.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital has fixed next week friday, April 23rd this year to deliver judgement on the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede SAN seeking to upturn the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu at the October 10, 2020 election.
People queued up outside retailers across England on Monday to release their pent-up shopping fever and some grabbed a midnight pint or even an early haircut as England’s shops, pubs, gyms and hairdressers reopened after three months of lockdown.
Nigeria has the least death toll among the top six most affected countries in Africa – South Africa, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Morocco, and Egypt.