Dapchi: This is not only a scam, APC has committed war crimes – PDP *Calls for UN probe “As a political party, we want to further state unequivocally that by all ramifications, this is a war crime against humanity and gross violation of human rights on the part of the APC administration, all in the bid to push a selfish and ill-lucked 2019 ambition.” These were the exact words...... read more
BREAKING: Boko Haram releases Dapchi Girls *Parents joyous *We thank God - Presidency True to the words of President Muhammadu Buhari that the girls of the Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist organisation, would be released in no time, the girls have returned home. Though SaharaReporters, which broke the news, said five of the girls have...... read more
Withdrawal order: Police IG fires warning shot to Unit Commanders Inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris has warned all police unit commanders against flouting the order to withdraw personnel from VIPs as well as political and public office holders. The IGP gave the warning at a meeting with the police mobile force (PMF), special protection unit (SPU) and counter-terrorism unit (CTU) commanders...... read more
Dapchi: AI Report exposes Buhari’s conspiracy – PDP *NASS must conduct independent probe Nothing short of an independent investigation by the National Assembly, will be acceptable to get the whole truth behind the kidnap of 110 girls of the Government Girls Science School, Dapchi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), insisted on Tuesday. The party said in the light of continuous revelation being unearthed regarding...... read more
Killing spree continues as Gunmen kill three in Kogi *Wake up and act, Sultan of Sokoto warns Buhari Three persons by gunmen at Agbenema village in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi state on Monday, the Police have said.  ASP William Aya, spokesperson for the Kogi Police Command denied resports that 11 persons, including the traditional ruler of the village, were killed in the attack. “The traditional ruler was...... read more
Police Sergeant, three others rob Deputy Governor, arrested A police sergeant and three others have been arrested for robbing the residence of the deputy Governor of Jigawa state, Abubakar Hadejia. Premium Times reports that the suspects were alleged to have attacked the house last Sunday. The Nigeria Police Force has also confirmed the arrest. ... read more
Straying Cows trigger accident in Rivers, Fulani Herdsmen flee Fulani herdsmen reportedly took their heels on Monday after the cows they were escorting caused a serious accident along airport road in Port-Harcourt area of Rivers state. This was made public in pictures shared by a social media user, Ezebunwo Ichemati, who said he was at the scene of the incident....... read more
Nigerian Air Force plane reportedly crashes in Kaduna A Nigerian Air force training airplane has crashed in Kaduna. A source who pleaded anonymity confirmed that the plane crashed in Kauran Dawa in Saminaka Local Area of Kaduna state, Daily Trust is reporting. The source revealed that the pilot of the airplane came out unhurt and there were no casualties....... read more
Police IG to Commissioners: Pull out Officers attached to Politicians, other Individuals *Ezekwesili, Dino kick The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday ordered immediate withdrawal of all police orderlies attached to private individuals and companies. This brings the incumbent police chief up to speed with his predecessors in one of the most recurring but ineffective police directives. At the meeting with police commissioners and assistant...... read more
Corruption war: Wake up from slumber, Ribadu tells Police, ICPC Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu has rated the commission high in its fight against corruption. He, however, added that for the war to be successful, law enforcement agencies like the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the police must “wake up from...... read more
Benue killings: Police dare Presidency to produce query issued to Inspector General The police have strongly denied that President Muhammadu Buhari queried the Inspector-General Ibrahim Idris, following revelations that the police chief ignored a presidential directive to move to Benue State. The police challenged “anyone” claiming Mr. Idris was queried by the president to produce an evidence. A statement released by the presidency and...... read more
Miyetti Allah Leader's ID card reportedly traced to scene of Plateau killings An identity card belonging to the Deputy Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, Zakariya Ya’u Idris, is now a subject of controversy. The Police authorities said they had commenced investigation into the matter. While the Irigwe Development Association alleged that...... read more
Shehu Sani: Herdsmen onslaught eating up APC chances ahead 2019 The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Shehu Sani, has warned that the All Progressives Congress risks being voted out of power in 2019 if the killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen continue. Sani, who spoke at the Oyo State Press Centre, Ibadan, on Saturday, during the 5th Development Summit of...... read more
SERAP to UN: Declare Herdsmen terrorist group *Responsible don't negotiate with terrorists The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the UN Security Council to declare the attacks by herdsmen in the country as terrorist activities. In a letter written to the council and dated March 16, SERAP said it is concerned that the Muhammadu Buhari-led government is “failing to uphold...... read more
Herdsmen reportedly invade Edo Communities, kill five Persons Five people have been reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen in two separate attacks in Esan South East and Ovia North East local government areas of Edo State. Several people were also said to have sustained varying degrees of injuries in both attacks. The incident at Esan South East local government area...... read more
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