NSCDC Boss Warns Top Officers Against Intimidation of Subordinates

NSCDC Boss Warns Top Officers Against Intimidation of Subordinates

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi has instructed senior officers of the corps to to impact positively on the professional and personal lives of their subordinates, rather than intimidate, suppress and deny them of…

Scores of ISWAP terrorists perish while daring to block Maiduguri Damaturu road

Scores of ISWAP terrorists perish while daring to block Maiduguri Damaturu road

SCORES of suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists group have been neutralized by the Nigerian military after they blocked the Maiduguri Damaturu road wrecking havoc on commuters yesterday. It took massive air support from the Nigeria Airforce…

Owo Attack: NHRC Condemns Spate of Killing Across Nigeria

Owo Attack: NHRC Condemns Spate of Killing Across Nigeria

THE Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in its entirety the spate of killings and total disregard to the sanctity of human lives being perpetrated by various criminals within the country. A statement on Thursday by the…

Native Doctors Flee As Security Operatives Raid UGM Shrines In Anambra

Native Doctors Flee As Security Operatives Raid UGM Shrines In Anambra

–From Sunny A. DAVID: SECURITY agencies in Anambra State have reportedly busted nine camps belonging to ‘unknown gunmen’ in the Anambra South Senatorial District. Nine shrines used by the hoodlums for oath-taking were also raided by the joint task force on security…

Soludo Declares Curfew In Eight LGAs, Bans Okada, Tricycle On Mondays

Soludo Declares Curfew In Eight LGAs, Bans Okada, Tricycle On Mondays

-From Sunny DAVIDS: Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has declared curfew in eight Local Government Areas of the State as a result of insecurity, occasioned by gunmen attacks. In a State wide broadcast made on Wednesday evening enjoined the people of…

Deborah Killing: Obi Of Onitsha Denies Asking Igbos To Leave Northern Nigeria

Deborah Killing: Obi Of Onitsha Denies Asking Igbos To Leave Northern Nigeria

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe has denied giving any direction to Igbos residing in the North to leave in their best interests. Several reports on social media over the weekend claimed that the renowned Monarch…

APGA Stakeholder Urges Soludo To Declare Unknown Gunmen Terrorists

APGA Stakeholder Urges Soludo To Declare Unknown Gunmen Terrorists

BY SUNNY A. DAVID: The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has urged Government to declare criminals terrorising Anambra State and the entire South-East under the name of “unknown gunmen” as terrorists. The party said the State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, security agencies,…

Insecurity: Be Kind To Humanity, Red Cross Begs Boko Haram, Bandits, Gunmen

Insecurity: Be Kind To Humanity, Red Cross Begs Boko Haram, Bandits, Gunmen

-BY SUNNY A. DAVID The Anambra State chapter of the Nigeria Red Cross Society has appealed to those behind Boko Haram, banditry in the North and South West and gunmen in South East, South-South regions of Nigeria to lay down their arms…

Deborah: Nigerians in Diaspora Describe Killing, Subsequent Protest Destructive to FDI Drive

Deborah: Nigerians in Diaspora Describe Killing, Subsequent Protest Destructive to FDI Drive

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation-Worldwide (NIDOWW) has decried the murder of Miss Debrorah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto over alleged blasphemy and subsequent protest that has led to destruction of property. Coordinating Chairman of NIDOWW, a conglomerate of…

NHRC Condemns Deborah’s Killing, Calls for Immediate Prosecution of Culprits

NHRC Condemns Deborah’s Killing, Calls for Immediate Prosecution of Culprits

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has strongly condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a second year student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto for alleged blasphemy. The Governing Council of the Commission while reacting to the killing in Sunday in…

Security: Buhari’s APC-Led Govt Has Failed Nigerians —Shehu Sani

Security: Buhari’s APC-Led Govt Has Failed Nigerians —Shehu Sani

-By Albert OGRAKA: Civil rights activist and 2023 gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Shehu Sani, has expressed grave concern on the heightened insecurity situation in Nigeria. The former Kaduna Central senator in the 8th National…

DEATH AND THE SHAME FROM SOKOTO

DEATH AND THE SHAME FROM SOKOTO

The gruesome and barbaric murder of Deborah Emmanuel, a student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto on Thursday by her fellow students speak volumes of the backwardness, zealotry and religious intolerance bedevilling our nation, especially in Northern Nigeria. Deborah’s offence…

2 pregnant women, among arrested drug traffickers by NDLEA

2 pregnant women, among arrested drug traffickers by NDLEA

Two pregnant women are among drug traffickers arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for attempting to import and export illicit drugs through the airport over the last week. According to…

Oleh Community Shutdown, Demand For White Paper From Gov Okowa Over Land Dispute Between Oleh, Ozoro Communities

Oleh Community Shutdown, Demand For White Paper From Gov Okowa Over Land Dispute Between Oleh, Ozoro Communities

-From Michael J. EKOKORUWE: Oleh community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State was shutdown as residents staged a peaceful protest and demanded for the white paper over land dispute between Oleh and Ozoro communities, from Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa,…

Breaking: Panel Issues Arrest Warrant on Police Commissioner

Breaking: Panel Issues Arrest Warrant on Police Commissioner

The Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force on Monday issued a warrant of arrest on the Commissioner of Police in charge of legal services at the Force Headquarters, CP…

NDLEA Arrests Billionaire Drug Baron Linked with N3bn Abba Kyari’s Team Tramadol Deal

NDLEA Arrests Billionaire Drug Baron Linked with N3bn Abba Kyari’s Team Tramadol Deal

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said the billionaire drug baron fingered in the N3 billion tramadol deal involving the embattled suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari-led Intelligence Response Team, IRT, is now in their net. A statement…

Large Quantities of Cocaine in Teabags Seized at Abuja, Lagos Airports

Large Quantities of Cocaine in Teabags Seized at Abuja, Lagos Airports

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have thwarted plans of drug traffickers to smuggle large quantities of cocaine in teabags into the country through Lagos and Abuja international airports. A statement on Sunday by the spokesman of NDLEA, Femi…

Correctional Facilities Now Impregnable – Aregbesola

Correctional Facilities Now Impregnable – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said the nation’s correctional facilities (prisons) are now impregnable to attacks, insisting that the federal government has taken all needed measures to secure them against intruders. The Minister made this assertion on Friday in…

Int’l Donors Confab Holds May 5 to Source Fund For Ukraine Humanitarian Needs

Int’l Donors Confab Holds May 5 to Source Fund For Ukraine Humanitarian Needs

As the United Nations (UN) has declared that 13 million people living in Ukrainian territory are in need of vital humanitarian aid; including shelter, food and medical supplies, countries across the world has scheduled a conference for May 5 to raise finance…

MNJTF Operation Lake Sanity Makes In Road Into Terrorists’ Enclaves In Lake Chad Region

MNJTF Operation Lake Sanity Makes In Road Into Terrorists’ Enclaves In Lake Chad Region

In a clear demonstration of it’s determined efforts to speedily eliminate the Boko Haram Terrorists /Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) insurgents hibernating along the fringes of the Lake Chad, the forces of the Multinational Joint task Force (MNJTF) have in…

FG Needs to Deploy Technology to Tackle Violence During Election -CSO

FG Needs to Deploy Technology to Tackle Violence During Election -CSO

Federal Government has been advised to tackle violence during the upcoming electoral season by deploying technology. The advised was given on Thursday in Abuja by a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Stand To End Rape, STER, which lamented that many incidences of electoral…

NDLEA, DSS Seal Off Abuja Hotel to Stop Launch of New Psychoactive Drink

NDLEA, DSS Seal Off Abuja Hotel to Stop Launch of New Psychoactive Drink

A joint team of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and Department of State Services (DSS) have raided and sealed off Diplomatic Suite Hotel, Asokoro, Abuja. A statement by the spokesman of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi said the hotel was sealed off…

UN Allocates $15 million to Address Food Insecurity, Malnutrition in North East

UN Allocates $15 million to Address Food Insecurity, Malnutrition in North East

The United Nations has allocated US$15 million to support humanitarian assistance in Nigeria’s North East. A statement by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) on Thursday said the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr….

Nigerian Air Force To Investigate Cause Of Trainer Aircraft Crash In Kaduna

Nigerian Air Force To Investigate Cause Of Trainer Aircraft Crash In Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has stated that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will ensure it thoroughly investigate the cause of the Super Mushshak trainer aircraft crash that Tuesday, 19 April 2022 at NAF Base, Kaduna. He stated…

Surrender of over 35,000 Boko Haram/ISWAP, is through divine intervention -Zulum

Surrender of over 35,000 Boko Haram/ISWAP, is through divine intervention -Zulum

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has claimed that the mass surrender of over 35,000 fighters and commanders of Boko Haram and Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) was divine intervention through the endless prayers from all over the globe. The…

Group Identifies IPOB Elements Working Against Kanu’s Freedom

Group Identifies IPOB Elements Working Against Kanu’s Freedom

Making Huge Capital From Kanu’s Detention Attacking Anambra Frustrate Soludo’s Effort To Free Kanu A Group, Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL has said that some elements in the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB were responsible for attacks in Anambra State….

Gunmen Abduct 5 Men Returning From Anambra Commissioner Relatives Wedding

Gunmen Abduct 5 Men Returning From Anambra Commissioner Relatives Wedding

At least five person have been kidnapped by unidentified men wielding guns in Anambra State on Easter Monday. It was gathered that the five person who attended the traditional marriage ceremony of a cousin to the Commissioner for Special Duties, Barrister Sly…

Gov Soludo’s Community Allegedly Invaded By Gunmen, One Policeman Killed

Gov Soludo’s Community Allegedly Invaded By Gunmen, One Policeman Killed

Gunmen on Friday invaded Isuofia Community, Aguata Local Government Area, where Anambra State Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo hails from. Our correspondent gathered one Policeman was killed in the process, and that the incident happened at a junction leading to the Governor’s House….

Prioritize Safety During Easter, Acting CG Federal Fire Service Urges Nigerians

Prioritize Safety During Easter, Acting CG Federal Fire Service Urges Nigerians

The Acting Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Dr. Samson Karebo has called on Nigerians to prioritize safety during the ongoing Easter celebration. The Acting CGF made the call while wishing Christians a peaceful Easter, which is a celebration in commemoration…

Easter: Reps Minority Caucus Urges National Rebirth, Economic Renewal

Easter: Reps Minority Caucus Urges National Rebirth, Economic Renewal

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has felicitated Nigerians on Easter, describing it as the celebration of the triumphant resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ from the dead and the hope of a brighter future for Nigeria as a nation…

Russia-Ukraine War: Poland Accommodates Over  2M Refugees, Including 2,000 Fleeing Nigerians

Russia-Ukraine War: Poland Accommodates Over 2M Refugees, Including 2,000 Fleeing Nigerians

Government of Poland has said over two million refugees from Ukraine including over two thousand Nigeria fleeing the Russia-Ukraine War have been allowed passage into Poland. A statement on Wednesday by the Embassy of Poland in Nigeria titled: “Poland stands with Ukraine…

UNODC Begins Assessment Work on Rehab of Lagos, P/Harcourt Correctional Facilities

UNODC Begins Assessment Work on Rehab of Lagos, P/Harcourt Correctional Facilities

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has began assessment work on rehabilitation of principal correctional facilities in Port Harcourt and Lagos. The United Nations body is targeting the rehabilitation of correctional facilities in both Part Harcourt and Lagos after…

Obi Of Onitsha Not In Ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna Train –Council

Obi Of Onitsha Not In Ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna Train –Council

The Onitsha Traditional Council has described as false the media report that its traditional ruler, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha was in the train bombed last Monday by bandits on Abuja-Kaduna rail line. A statement signed by Chinyelugo Anionwu,…

ANAMBRA: EFCC May Declare Obiano’s Chief Of Staff, Primus Odili Wanted

ANAMBRA: EFCC May Declare Obiano’s Chief Of Staff, Primus Odili Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been compiling reports of alleged mismanagement of public funds by the immediate past Chief of Staff to Ex-governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Mr. Odili and could pick him up anytime soon, credible sources…

Measures are in place to return peace to Nigeria, Says NSCDC

Measures are in place to return peace to Nigeria, Says NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said measures have been put in place to ensure return of peace to troubled areas of the country. Speaking at the weekend during the 1st quarter Commandant General’s Conference for year 2022 held…

Over N5 billion drugs seized by NDLEA, NCS at Lagos Airport, Abuja, Edo

Over N5 billion drugs seized by NDLEA, NCS at Lagos Airport, Abuja, Edo

Over N5 billion worth of pharmaceutical opioids (drugs) have been seized in the last one week by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, the Federal Capital…

BANDITRY: IGP PATROLS ABUJA KADUNA EXPRESSWAY

BANDITRY: IGP PATROLS ABUJA KADUNA EXPRESSWAY

• Deploys Heavily Armed Tactical Squads, UAVs The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, today patrolled the entire 163km stretch of the Abuja-Kaduna expressway for hands-on assessment of the security challenges and to personally supervise the operational deployment…