By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja  The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai has directed the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture Abubakar Shekau dead or alive. Buratai who stated Friday night, said the so-called and self-styled leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau...
By MSUE AZA,Kaduna The Kaduna State Security Council has announced the arrest of gangsters suspected of attacking innocent citizens with dangerous weapons. In a statement issued by Governor Nasir El-Rufai's spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, said the suspects were arrested in different locations in Zaria and Kaduna by security operatives. According to the statement,the...
Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa  A bloody cult clash between rival cult groups in the Okpotuwari and Ondewari communities of the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.over control of revenue on existing oil wells has led to the death of  a 24-year-old final year Business Administration student of Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro. While...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja The need for the development and dissemination of alternative and counter narratives to challenge terrorism and violent extremism was again stressed  by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. According to a statement by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, He spoke yesterday  at two different events: one while receiving...
By ALO ABIOLA, Ado-Ekiti For raping a 35-year-old woman, Alice Ozar, an Ado Ekiti High Court on Monday sentenced a 19-year-old man, John Julius, to life imprisonment. Julius, who was first arraigned in court on 7th March, 2017 committed the offence on 16th July, 2016 at Ozar’s farm on Okemesi Road...
BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Lagos The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal yesterday affirmed the conviction of five Filipinos, four Bangladeshi sentenced to five years imprisonment, by the Federal High Court in Lagos, for stealing 3,423.097 metric tons of crude oil from Nigeria. The appellate court in a unanimous decision...
BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT The Rivers State commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed Muhammed last weekend paraded over 200 suspected criminals, who have been terrorising residents of the state. This is even as he​ has called on community leaders in the state to assist the Nigerian Police in fishing out criminals...
By Francis Okoye, Maiduguri A 10-year-old , Gambo Bukar was yesterday killed when a suicide vest deceptively worn on him by Boko Haram terrorists while grazing at Baram and Tamsongamdu villages in Mafa Local govrnment area exploded,  leaving his 8-year-old brother, Umar Bukar with serious injuries. Confirmng the incident to newsmen...
BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in conjunction with other sister security agencies have arrested 6 suspects in connection with a seizure of about 881 kilogrammes of illicit drugs, Col. Mohammed Mustapha Abdullah (rtd) disclosed in Sokoto Col. Mustapha, who is the Chairman of NDLEA spoke...
By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo Three communities of Ibiono Ibom, Uruan and Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom has threatened to resort to self help and defend themselves if the continue killing of their kinsmen by  the people of Ikot Offiong in Odukpani local Government area of  Cross River ...