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Security

Five killed as suspected herdsmen attack farm settlements in Enugu community

Photo of some of the women who fled the settlementsFive persons including women and children have been killed when suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked five village farm settlements in Mg...

Bandits raid Kaduna LGs, highway, kill eight, abduct 20 residents, steal motorcycles

Bandits have invaded the Igabi, Chikun and Zango-Kataf local government areas of Kaduna State, killing eight persons.The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruw...

821 students kidnapped in 2021, 61 still in captivity

The United Nations Children Emergency Fund on Friday decried the high rate of children’s abductions, violations among others in 2021.This was as the UN organisation classified Nigeria, Somal...

BREAKING: Memorial lecture turns violent as hoodlums burn houses, venue of event in Bauchi

The 21st anniversary event scheduled to honour a late leader and crusader of the Sayawa people of Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro local government areas of Bauchi State, Peter Gonto, on Friday turned viol...

Patrol van crushes ASP to death in Ekiti, command blames mechanical fault

The Commissioner for Police in Ekiti State, Tunde Mobayo, on Wednesday, confirmed that an Assistant Superintendent of Police on a motorcycle was crushed to death while eight other cops sustained in...

Nigeria’s biggest challenge in 2021 is insecurity -FG

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said insecurity is the major challenge faced by the Federal Government in 2021.He said this on Thursday during a press conference to sh...

Insecurity: Moments Gov Masari urged Katsina residents to fight bandits back

As the spate of insecurity increased across the length and breadth of Nigeria, the cries for improved security measures have risen from almost all parts of the country.Stakeholders have offe...

Gunmen behead woman in Delta community, husband escapes with bullet wounds

Gunmen have reportedly beheaded a 40-year-old woman identified as Mrs Oghale Lucky Napoleon while working on her farm at Owodokpokpo-Igbide, an Isoko clan located in the Isoko South Local Governmen...

Cross River jungle justice: Mum of 16-year-old burnt by irate youths over alleged theft cries for justice

Like the ‘Aluu four,’ where four undergraduates were set ablaze by angry villagers, a 16-year-old was wrongly accused, brutalised and had iron inserted into his anal part before being burnt to d...

BREAKING: Gas explosion rocks Lagos on Christmas Eve

There is panic at the Ayobo Ipaja area of Lagos State over a gas explosion that occurred in the area on Friday.The report gathered that the gas explosion happened around 1 am on Frida...

LASUTH attack: Hospital workers waited 12 hours before treatment, victim dead, says family

The family of a gunshot victim, Gabriel Asoh, who died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, has said workers at the state hospital waited for 12 hours before attending to him....

Bandits kill Kaduna ex-Army officer for resisting order, abduct scores

Bandits on Tuesday invaded Ungwan Gimbiya community, a suburb of Kaduna town, in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing a retired army officer and kidnapping an unspecified numbe...

Sylvester: Falana asks police to invite Kemi Olunloyo over ‘reckless allegation’

A law firm, Falana and Falana’s Chambers, has asked the Lagos State Police Command to invite blogger and social media personality, Kemi Olunloyo, to explain a “reckless allegation” she made against...

Insecurity: Sultan, CAN slam FG, say everything’s not right

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, and the CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, have lampooned the Federal Government for the poor management of the nation’s security.Following the recent...

Bandit’s storm Abuja community, abduct 8 persons, kill housewife

Armed bandits have reportedly shot and killed a house-wife and abducted 8 eight other residents at Piri, an Abuja community in the Kwali Area Council of the FCT.The kidnappers were said to h...

137 terrorists, bandits killed in Yobe, Abuja-Kaduna highway operations – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said a total of 137 terrorists and bandits were killed in Yobe and Abuja-Kaduna Highway operations between November 25 and December 9.It also said troops...

Child trafficking: Imo court denies nurse bail

An Owerri high court on Tuesday denied a nurse, Ngozi Ebuzoaju, bail in a child trafficking case.At the resumed hearing, counsel to the suspect, Lawrence Ukadike, asked the presiding justice...

Abductors of Ondo Catholic Priest demand for N20m ransom

Abductors of the Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Joseph Ajayi, along Akure-Ikere Expressed in Ondo State have demanded N20m ransom for his release.Recall, that the clergyman was abducted while tra...

Navy seizes 265 bags of smuggled rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB),  Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa  Ibom, has seized 265 bags of smuggled rice and impounded boats used in smuggling them.Th...

Insecurity: Escaped prison inmates on rampage in Imo, Uzodimma laments

The Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma Tuesday lamented that the inmates that escaped from the Owerri Correctional Center some months ago as a result of jailbreak are on the rampage, compoun...