Gov Wike’s Accusation: NSCDC Boss Disbands Anti-Vandal Unit in Rivers

Gov Wike’s Accusation: NSCDC Boss Disbands Anti-Vandal Unit in Rivers

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Our CORRESPONDENT: The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Audi has disbanded the anti-vandal unit of Rivers State Command of the Corps following accusation by Governor Nyesom Wike of River State…

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

Panic In South-East: Disregard Rumour Of 4 Days Sit-At-Home Protest, Says IPOB

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny A. DAVID: The Indigenous People of Biafra has allayed fears that there will be four days sit-at-home protest in the South-East to mark Nnamdi Kanu appearances to court next week. In a statement by the Media…

No Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram, Says Borno CP

No Police Officers Abducted By Boko Haram, Says Borno CP

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)-From North East CORRESPONDENT: The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Abdul Umar has said no mobile police officers was abducted by Boko Haram during an attack on Police Mobile Training College, Gwoza. The police chief, who admitted that there…

NSCDC Engages 5,000 Graduates Since 2019 Rcruitment Exercise

NSCDC Engages 5,000 Graduates Since 2019 Rcruitment Exercise

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), on Thursday announced that 5,000 people are to be engaged in the next few days. The 5,000 candidates are part of the 1,477,033 graduate applicants which commenced the recruitment exercise…

KACRAN Says Ortom’s Promotion of Miyetti Allah as Terrorist Group Baseless, Unsubstantiated

KACRAN Says Ortom’s Promotion of Miyetti Allah as Terrorist Group Baseless, Unsubstantiated

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN), one of the umbrella bodies for cattle rearers in the country, has described as baseless and unsubstantiated reasons positioned by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom seeking the enlistment of Miyetti…

Zulum Always Offer Logistics Support Without Prompt, Says GOC

Zulum Always Offer Logistics Support Without Prompt, Says GOC

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum is said to have offered logistics and other support to the Nigerian Army in the ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgents without been asked by the military authorities. The acting General Officer…

Drug War: NDLEA, NSCDC Renew Partnership

Drug War: NDLEA, NSCDC Renew Partnership

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have agreed to strengthen existing partnership and synergy between the two agencies in various areas of operations especially in…

‘Imo Now War Zone’, Igbo Clerics, Trad Rulers Demand End To Killings *Want Meeting With Governor

‘Imo Now War Zone’, Igbo Clerics, Trad Rulers Demand End To Killings *Want Meeting With Governor

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Igbo clerics, monarchs and elders under the aegis of South East Council of Traditional Rulers and Representatives of Igbo Archbishops and Bishops on peace and conflict resolution on Monday decried that Imo state have become…

Marwa Advises Drug Traffickers To Turn New Leaf

Marwa Advises Drug Traffickers To Turn New Leaf

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd) has advised all those still involved in the illicit drug business to turn over a new leaf or risk…

Buhari Appoints New Acting Controller General For Federal Fire Service

Buhari Appoints New Acting Controller General For Federal Fire Service

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Deputy Controller General (DCG) Samson Karebo as the new Acting Controller General of the Federal Fire Service. The Acting CG, DCG Samson Karebo, in his address, thanked the President for…

Itunnu: Father Rejects Autopsy Report, Asks For FG support

Itunnu: Father Rejects Autopsy Report, Asks For FG support

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: Emmanuel Babalola, father of late Itunnu Babalola, a.k.a Bekky Paul, who was wrongfully jailed and died in Cote d’Ivoire prison, has rejected the autopsy report carried out on the body of his 24-year-old deceased daughter….

DIDA Receives Investor’s Support To Boost Operations

DIDA Receives Investor’s Support To Boost Operations

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sylvester ILOBA: An indigenous investor, Delking Multiple Concepts Ltd has donated a Toyota Hilux Police Vehicle to Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA) in order to support their operations and enhance the marketing efforts of the Agency…..

Breaking: How Suspected Cultists Killed Two Policemen, Abducted Leader of Keke Riders

Breaking: How Suspected Cultists Killed Two Policemen, Abducted Leader of Keke Riders

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Crime Correspondent/AWKA: At least three persons, including two Policemen, an unidentified woman were on Tuesday evening killed by unknown gunmen, suspected to be cultists. A source said the gunmen blocked a red Toyota Corolla car being driven…

DELTA: JUBILATION, AS KIDNAPPED HIGH CHIEF REGAINS FREEDOM FROM ABDUCTORS

DELTA: JUBILATION, AS KIDNAPPED HIGH CHIEF REGAINS FREEDOM FROM ABDUCTORS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Crime Correspondent/NSUKWA: THE ENTIRE Nsukwa community in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State was engulfed with wild jubilation in the early hours of today, Tuesday December 14, 2021, following the release of a popular Chief…

Forum Urges Leaders In W/Africa, Sahel To Engage Youth To End Violent Extremism, Terrorism

Forum Urges Leaders In W/Africa, Sahel To Engage Youth To End Violent Extremism, Terrorism

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA In ABUJA: Political leaders in West Africa and the Sahel have been asked to engage young people in ending violent extremism and terrorism in the area. The youth from 17 West African countries and Sahel,…

GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVE ON SECURITY OF OLEH COMMUNITY

GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVE ON SECURITY OF OLEH COMMUNITY

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA):[PRESS RELEASE] THE Delta State Government through the ministry of Oil and Gas, has directed the management of Agip Oil Company Limited with Headquarters in Portharcout Rivers State and Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited at Lugards Avenue Ikoyi Lagos…

Growing Activities Of Terrorists, Threat To West Africa Integration, Stability -Says ECOWAS

Growing Activities Of Terrorists, Threat To West Africa Integration, Stability -Says ECOWAS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has raised an alarm that the growing activities of terrorists in the sub-region is a threat to West Africa integration and stability. Speaking at the opening of the 47th ordinary…

HIGH CHIEF KIDNAPPED IN NSUKWA BY UNKNOWN GUNMEN **Delta Police Yet To Confirm

HIGH CHIEF KIDNAPPED IN NSUKWA BY UNKNOWN GUNMEN **Delta Police Yet To Confirm

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Our Crime CORRESPONDENT: THE Delta State Police Command is yet to confirm the recent alleged adoption of a high profile Chief and Frontline politician in Nsukwa, Aniocha South local government area of Delta State. Chief Michael Oloamiwe,…

Uzor Resolves Ellu Community Crisis, Urges Aggrieved Parties To Embrace Peace

Uzor Resolves Ellu Community Crisis, Urges Aggrieved Parties To Embrace Peace

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Michael J. EKOKORUWE: THE Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on peace building and conflict resolution, Chief Edwin Uzor, has resolved the leadership tussle crisis in Ellu kingdom, Isoko North local…

NDLEA Officer Didn’t Assault Any Passenger At Lagos Airport -Babafemi

NDLEA Officer Didn’t Assault Any Passenger At Lagos Airport -Babafemi

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLA: THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said that its preliminary findings showed that none of its officers assaulted an Air Peace Airline passenger, Ms. Abiri Oluwabusayo Khloe, at the departure gate of the…

Abdulsalami, Babangida Commend Federal Fire Service, Urges Improved Services

Abdulsalami, Babangida Commend Federal Fire Service, Urges Improved Services

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –PRESS RELEASE: FORMER Military Head of State, General Abubakar Abdulsalami (rtd), has called on town planners to ensure access road to markets and other public places for easy access by emergency responders during emergencies. The former head of…

Indigenous Contractors Say Impostors Plotting Unrest In DESOPADEC Mandate Areas *Fingers Opposition Party Chieftain

Indigenous Contractors Say Impostors Plotting Unrest In DESOPADEC Mandate Areas *Fingers Opposition Party Chieftain

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: THE DESOPADEC Indigenous Contractors Forum, has disclaimed an alleged planned protest by its members against the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) on Monday, 30th November 2021. According to the Forum, the planned…

Boko Haram: Zulum Orders Nine Armored Vehicles In Nigerian Border With Niger

Boko Haram: Zulum Orders Nine Armored Vehicles In Nigerian Border With Niger

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)/MAIDUGURI – BORNO State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has ordered nine armored personnel carriers for police operations in Malam-Fatori, Nigerian border town with Niger Republic. Malam-Fatori, which came under Boko Haram occupation in 2014, is headquarters of Abadam local…

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG Officials To Answer Questions -Reps Minority Caucus *Says Report Reveals Plot To Cover Up Bloody Massacre Of Youths

Lagos EndSARS Report: FG Officials To Answer Questions -Reps Minority Caucus *Says Report Reveals Plot To Cover Up Bloody Massacre Of Youths

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Editor’s DESK: THE Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives had said that the report of the Lagos EndSARS judicial panel has clearly attested to an attempt by officials of the All Progressive Congress, APC, led Federal…

UNODC, Canada, NAPTIP, NIS Collaborate To Combat Trafficking In Persons

UNODC, Canada, NAPTIP, NIS Collaborate To Combat Trafficking In Persons

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLA: THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Government of Canada has commenced the training of no less than 120 officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and National Agency for the…

Zulum Gives N20 Million To Bereaved Family Of Gen. Zirkushu

Zulum Gives N20 Million To Bereaved Family Of Gen. Zirkushu

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLA: BORNO State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday gave N20 million to the bereaved family of late Brig. Gen. Dzarma Zirkushu, who was killed in a battle between Nigerian Army and the terrorist group, Boko…

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

#ENDSARS Protest: US Calls For Response From FG, Lagos On Report

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): United States has called on both Lagos and Federal governments to respond to the report submitted by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the #ENDSARS protest. The US Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday…

Anambra Election: CG Tells 20,000 Deployed NSCDC Personnel To Use Minimum Force, Conduct Selves Professionally

Anambra Election: CG Tells 20,000 Deployed NSCDC Personnel To Use Minimum Force, Conduct Selves Professionally

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr. Ahmed Audi has read out the riot act to personnel of the agency on duty in Anambra for the success of the gubernatorial election in state,…

Anambra 2021: Andy Uba, Ozigbo, Soludo, Ifeanyi Uba, Others Sign Peace Accord

Anambra 2021: Andy Uba, Ozigbo, Soludo, Ifeanyi Uba, Others Sign Peace Accord

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Sunny DAVIDS: AHEAD of Saturday’s Governorship election in Anambra State, candidates contesting in the exercise have signed a peace accord committed to a peaceful democratic process. Our correspondent reports that the peace accord was organised by the…

IPAC Alleges Plot To Falsify Anambra Gov Results *Fingers Andy Uba, INEC, Army, Police, DSS

IPAC Alleges Plot To Falsify Anambra Gov Results *Fingers Andy Uba, INEC, Army, Police, DSS

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria Anambra State chapter (IPAC) has allegedly accused the APC candidate for November 6 Governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Army, the Police and the Directorate of…

Reports On Assassination Of INEC Chairman In Anambra False — CP

Reports On Assassination Of INEC Chairman In Anambra False — CP

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Sunny DAVIDS: THE Anambra State Police Command says reports on alleged assassination of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State is false and misleading. The Police Commissioner in the State, CP Echeng…

Bama-Banki Road Reopens Nine Years After Boko Haram Induced Closure

Bama-Banki Road Reopens Nine Years After Boko Haram Induced Closure

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ONE of the major roads linking North East Nigeria to Cameroon and other countries in the Central African region has been reopened by Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum in conjunction with the military authorities nine years after…

Release Kanu To Us, South East Traditional Rulers, Christian Leaders Beg FG

Release Kanu To Us, South East Traditional Rulers, Christian Leaders Beg FG

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): ON Sunday, the South East Council of Traditional Rulers and Christian Leaders urged the Federal Government to free Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and to put an end to the deaths and…

How Troops Foiled Kidnap Of Catholic Bishop In Imo

How Troops Foiled Kidnap Of Catholic Bishop In Imo

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): NIGERIAN troops conducting Exercise Golden Dawn under Sector 3, on Sunday, foiled an attempt to kidnap the Catholic Bishop of Orlu Diocese, Most Reverend Augustine Ukwuoma. Our correspondent reports that the incident occurred at the Orlu Diocesan Catholic…

Extra-judicial Killing: Counsel Accuses Nigeria Police Of Fabricating Evidence

Extra-judicial Killing: Counsel Accuses Nigeria Police Of Fabricating Evidence

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police at a resumed sitting on Tuesday listened to the argument of the…

Zamfara Attack: NSCDC Boss Condemns Attack On Operatives

Zamfara Attack: NSCDC Boss Condemns Attack On Operatives

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi has strongly condemned the deadly attack on security operatives, innocent citizens and critical national assets and infrastructures in Zamfara State. Audi while calling for new approaches,…

NHRC Condemns Invasion Of Justice Odili’s House

NHRC Condemns Invasion Of Justice Odili’s House

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu has condemned the incident on Friday October 29 at Justice Mary Odili’s house as violation of her rights to privacy, integrity of her judicial personality, premises…

32.9kg Cocaine Seizure: Court Grants NDLEA’s Request To Attach Ship, Detain 29 Suspects

32.9kg Cocaine Seizure: Court Grants NDLEA’s Request To Attach Ship, Detain 29 Suspects

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the application by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for the interim attachment of a vessel MV Cha Yanee Naree used to import 32.9 kilograms of cocaine into Nigeria…

Jail Break: FG Inaugurates Vulnerability Audit Of Custodial Centres

Jail Break: FG Inaugurates Vulnerability Audit Of Custodial Centres

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): THE Federal Government has inaugurated a vulnerability audit of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) custodial centres across the country to stem the incessant attacks on correctional facilities. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, whilst inaugurating the audit…