BREAKING: Soldiers, police battle for control of Rivers collation centre Reports coming from Rivers State, indicate a possible clash between soldiers and policemen, over the control of the main collation centre in the state for the governorship and House Assembly elections. TheCable, reports that the two armed forces, are currently engaged in a heated argument at the head office of the...... read more
Aganin, hoodlums launch attacks on Igbo traders in Lagos *You must vote for Yoruba choice Hundred of social miscreants, popularly known as ‘Area Boys’ have attacked Igbo traders on Lagos Island for not voting for President Muhammadu Buhari in the last Saturday election. The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons like cutlasses, broken bottles, wood and knives struck at about 9.am at Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe,...... read more
Igbo traders not under attack in Lagos – Police *We're on alert No Igbo trader is under attack in Lagos, the Police Command in state, said on Monday, dispelling the rumour that some thugs were attacking Igbo traders at Oshodi area of Lagos. In a statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, the police has intensified patrols and surveillance...... read more
Police: Why we posted Tinubu’s ex-aide to Kwara *North not favoured Police authorities in Abuja, have come out in stiff defence of Wednesday’s posting of Commissioners of police, including the controversial deployment of Kayode Egbetokun, former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu to Kwara. Critics, including the main opposition Peoples...... read more
Two ‘lucky’ Igbo commissioners sent to Zamfara, Borno in new posting The only two Igbo that made the list in the new postings of police commissioners, released on Wednesday, are to head to Zamfara and Borno States, the two hottest theatres of the nation’s insurgency crisis In the list released in a statement by spokesman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), which...... read more
BREAKING: PDP threatens to pull out of peace pact *Says, APC preparing for war Unless urgent steps are taken by the initiators of the process to rein in the All Progressives Congress (APC), the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, threatened to boycott the peace pact it entered with other political parties, to ensure a violent-free election this year. The party, said it was...... read more
BREAKING: Ohanaeze raises alarm over another army invasion of S’East Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo decision-making body of the Igbo people, on Tuesday, cried out over what it suspected was another guise by the Nigerian Army to invade the South East to kill and maim youths and to scuttle the general elections in the zone. The umbrella body of Igbo organisations,...... read more
BREAKING: Zamfara violence claims Senator Marafa’s sister Another wave of banditry has claimed , Ade Marafa, elder sister of Zamfara Central Senatorial District representative, Kabir Marafa. She was reportedly killed when hoodlums that have been ravaging the state, swooped on Ruwan Bore in Gusau Local Government area of the state, where the Senator’s sister lived, and thereafter, abducted her...... read more
BREAKING: Four days after, kidnapped Abia APC Chairman released, freed Succour has finally come the way of Donatus Nwankpa, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abia State, as it appeared that his abductors may have finally listened to the voices of his supporters and colleagues, who pleaded on his behalf. Nwankpa, said to have been released from captivity, on...... read more
BREAKING: Nigeria's only female DIG, six others retired by new IG Inspector-General Muhammed Adamu has retired seven Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) in a fell swoop, the first major shake-up to take place in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), since he took over power a few days ago. Vanguard, quoting a top police source, reports that the retirement of the DIGs became...... read more
BREAKING: Nigerians win, as Adamu, new IG disbands FSARS Finally, proponents of the end of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS), have won the battle with the an order from Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, that the dreaded outfit, held responsible for several atrocities, particularly extortion, torture and extra-judicial killings, be disbanded. F-SARS, which was re-christened so from...... read more
BREAKING: Masked men, whisk Dino away from police clinic in Abuja Ailing Senator, representing Kogi West Senatorial Zone at the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, was on Friday, spirited away from his hospital bed at Nigerian Police Force (NPF) Clinic, in Abuja, by some masked men believed to be police operatives. On Friday, last week, Melaye had to be carried to the hospital...... read more
Egwu Eke III: Our python will swallow fake news merchants, terrorists, kidnappers – Buratai Journalists dishing out fake news that undermine national security, will have as much to worry as terrorists and kidnappers, currently ravaging the country, Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Tuesday, as they would all be swallowed by the python that he unleashed to begin its dance of...... read more
I’ll up my game in Borno, Buhari, assures weeping Shettima over Boko Haram President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja met a delegation from Borno State, during which he reasserted his administration’s unwavering support to equip the military to overcome the insurgency in the North-East. The President also told the delegation led by Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State that the collective safety and security...... read more
Shettima, in tears as he begs Buhari over Boko Haram *Save my people, Mr. President Emotions took the better side of Governor Ibrahim Shettima of Borno State, on Monday in Abuja, when he broke down and poured out a rain of tears before President Muhammadu Buhari, while recounting the ordeals of his people. The governor, who led Borno elders for a meeting with the President, could...... read more
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