Wike’s life is in danger in Edo State

The attention of the Rivers State Government has been drawn to a worrisome report that the Hotel our Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is staying in Benin City is presently under siege by over 300 policemen. What is more disturbing is that the policemen led by DIG Leye Oyebanji have also been very audible with threats that he should leave Edo State. We want to place … Continue reading Wike’s life is in danger in Edo State

NAF Jet bombards bandits meeting venue in Kaduna kills scores

The Defence Headquarters(DHQ), said the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has killed scores of bandits in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State. The bandits were said to have been killed while having a meeting in the area. Coordinator Defence Media Operations Major General John Enenche, who made this known in a statement said “Several armed bandits have been neutralized and their meeting venue significantly … Continue reading NAF Jet bombards bandits meeting venue in Kaduna kills scores

Reject violent politicians with your votes, Jegede tells Ondo people

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede has appealed to his teeming supporters across the state not to allow unprovoked attacks from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to deter them from voting come October 10. He made the appeal in Oba-Akoko in Akoko South-West Local Government area of the state, two days after his campaign tour of the … Continue reading Reject violent politicians with your votes, Jegede tells Ondo people

Boboski: Rivers LG Chair arrested over the alleged link with the late gang leader

Crack Detectives from the Rivers Police Command have arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Hon. Paul Vidag Kobani over alleged link with Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski, the late notorious leader of criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State. Boboski, who had N30 million ransom on his head was arrested by the Police over weekend. Acting on a tip-off, a … Continue reading Boboski: Rivers LG Chair arrested over the alleged link with the late gang leader

PLAC commends Buhari’s assent to Police Bill, 2020

Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC), on Friday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Police Bill, 2020, saying the development signifies a huge commitment to the reform of Nigeria’s policing system that was long overdue. Clement Nwankwo, the Executive Director of PLAC, gave the commendation in a statement in Abuja. Nwankwo noted that the new Act seeks to provide for a more efficient … Continue reading PLAC commends Buhari’s assent to Police Bill, 2020

Soldiers, Police In Show Of Force, Gridlock Grounds Benin

The heavy presence of soldiers, police, and other security personnel in Benin, Edo State, on Thursday created traffic congestion on major roads in the state capital. Apart from police officers and soldiers, Air Force personnel and men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps were seen in trucks and Hilux vans. Some of the areas affected by the traffic jam are Ikpoba Hill, Adesuwa … Continue reading Soldiers, Police In Show Of Force, Gridlock Grounds Benin

Security requires a comprehensive, collaborative approach – CAS Abubakar

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has restated the unwavering commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to dealing with the security challenges confronting the Nation, especially banditry and other criminal acts in the North West and North Central parts of the Country. The CAS reiterated that the NAF, in synergy with sister Services and other security agencies, would continue … Continue reading Security requires a comprehensive, collaborative approach – CAS Abubakar

Court okays Okorocha’s plea to amend suit against EFCC, Imo probe panels

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, granted a request by the immediate-past Governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha, to amend his suit filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and different panels set up by the state government to probe his eight-year administration. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in his ruling, dismissed the objection by the Imo Government to the proposed amendment.Justice Mohammed, who noted … Continue reading Court okays Okorocha’s plea to amend suit against EFCC, Imo probe panels

Court jails 31-year-old man 3 years for possession of cocaine

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, convicted and sentenced one Bright Nduagu to three years in prison for possession of 6.2 grams of cocaine.Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in his judgment, held that in accordance with the provision of the law, “a trial court shall not pass a maximum sentence on first offender.” Justice Taiwo, who noted that Nduagu, a 31-year-old man, pleaded guilty of the … Continue reading Court jails 31-year-old man 3 years for possession of cocaine

Military Clashes with Gana’s Militia, Kill Two, Arrest Five

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke deployed in the North Central part of the country yesterday clashed with members of a militia group in Benue State, killing two while five others were arrested. The group is linked to a militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, who was killed by soldiers last week on his way to Makurdi after embracing the amnesty programme of the Benue State Government. The … Continue reading Military Clashes with Gana’s Militia, Kill Two, Arrest Five