Thursday, August 18, 2022

Defence/Security

Gunmen abduct another traditional ruler in Plateau

Gunmen have Kidnapped Da Gyang Balak, the Gwom Rwei (District Head) of Vwang District of Jos-south Local Government Area of Plateau. Maj. Ishaku Takwa, the Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs confirmed the...

Nigerian Oil and Gas Indigenous Operators Decries Alleged US Court Subpoena On President Buhari

By Our Correspondent A group has decried the false report by some online media platforms that a US Court has Subpoenaed president Muhammadu Buhari alongside other prominent members of his government over Engr. Simbi Wabote, the Executive Secretary of the...

Ex-policeman allegedly defrauds job seeker N385,000

An ex-police officer, who allegedly defrauded a man of N385, 000 on the pretext of securing a police job for him, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Forty-eight-year-old Alexander Ilesanmi, whose address was not provided, is charged...

Kauru crisis: Again Peace commission meets stakeholders

The Kaduna Peace Commission on Thursday again met with stakeholders from Chawai Chiefdom in Kauru Local Government Area of the state, with the aim to proffer solutions to the recurring communal clashes in the area. Our correspondent on Nov. 4,...

Customs FOUC gets new comptroller

Mr Ali Ibrahim has assumed duty as new comptroller of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’ (FOUC), Owerri, Imo. This was stated in a release signed by the FOUC Public Relations Officer, Mr Jerry Attah,...

Abduction: Joint security team arrests 4 suspects in Ekiti

The Ekiti police command says a joint security team, comprising of the military, police, civil defense, Amotekun and local hunters, have arrested four suspects in connection with a recent abduction in the state. ASP Sunday Abutu, the command’s Spokesperson,...

Kwara: Teenager IN NSCDC net for alleged stealing of two plasma TV sets

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has detained one Saheed Babtunde, 18, for alleged stealing of two plasma TV sets valued at N150,000 and other valuable items....

Anambra poll: NSA tasks security agencies on professional conduct, warns trouble makers

The National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has tasked the security agencies to exhibit professionalism and self restraint against provocation by trouble makers during the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election. Monguno gave the warning, while briefing newsmen...

Ex-convict docked for snatching cell phone from passerby

A 28-year-old ex-convict, Nuhu Zaria, was on Wednesday docked in a Karu Grade I Area Court for allegedly snatching a cell phone and N6,500 cash from a passersby. The police charged Zaria, whose address was not provided with extortion, theft...

Villagers lynch 3 suspected bandits’ informants in Kaduna

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai has directed security agencies to investigate the lynching of three suspected bandits’ informants in Zangon Aya village, Igabi Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, made the...
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Obaseki, Oghiadomhe, others congratulate Sen. Braimoh at 80

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, Chief of Staff to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have joined other prominent Nigerians to congratulate...

BBNaija’s Tega Dominic advises women against abusive marriage

Tega Dominic, a.k.a. Shine ye eye, Big Brother Naija housemate season 6, have urged women to stay away from abusive marriage. The reality star, who...

Buni enrolls 100 indigents in healthcare scheme

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has sponsored the enrollment of 100 poor and vulnerable people under ‘Expanded Healthcare Services Scheme’ in the state. The...