Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja yesterday granted an American citizen, Marco Antonio Ramirez, who allegedly defrauded three Nigerians of the sum of $565,000 under the false pretense of facilitating an American Green Card for them bail. The court granted Ramirez bail in the sum...
Police said attackers shot and killed three people in a raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya’s on Friday. Police commander Charles Chacha said that the civilians and a police officer died in the attack in Mandera County. “There were five armed gangsters. When they arrived at the bank, they...
Human rights group, under the aegis of Save Humanity Advocacy Centre, has written the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo over the recent massacre of Fulani Herdsmen in Mambilla, a community in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State. The group threatened to stage a nationwide protest if justice and necessary...
Three male suicide bombers Thursday night struck at University of Maiduguri, but their mission was largely a flop. It was the fourth attack on the school since January. The bombers at about 23.50 attempted to enter the female hostel, but were stopped by eagle-eyed security men. One of them hurriedly detonated...
BY Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa   …as police foil kidnap attempt on Bayelsa PDP treasurer   There was palpable fear in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital over the weekend following the armed attacks on some parts of the state which led to a bloody shootout between a Police Patrol team and unknown gunmen, leading...
By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested one Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike a.k.a Evans, a native of Nnewi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State who is the vicious leader of a highly organised kidnap for ransom syndicate and criminal gang terrorising and responsible...
By MSUE AZA, Kaduna Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers  at the weekend abducted a former Board member of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Zakari Mohammed-Sada along Abuka-Kaduna express way. LEADERSHIP learnt that Mohammed-Sada is an external auditor with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Family sources reported that Sada,was travelling from Abuja to...
By Francis Okoye, Maiduguri Some students and security personnel of the University of Maiduguri have blamed the continuous suicide bomb attacks on the Institution on lacklustre attitude to security matters  by the management. A student who spoke to LEADERSHIP  under the condition of anonymity said complaints from some of the University...
By SUNDAY ISUWA, Abuja The defence headquarters yesterday said the Boko Haram menace will soon be history. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin stated this when the staff and members of the United Kingdom Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) led by Major General Lawrence Craig paid...
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...