NAF Court Martial sentence six personnel attached to late CDS Badeh to jail

A General Court Martial (GCM) set up by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has sentenced six personnel attached to the late former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to jail. NAF Director of public relations and information Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola made that this known in a statement issued Saturday morning. The statement reads: ‘Six Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel, who … Continue reading NAF Court Martial sentence six personnel attached to late CDS Badeh to jail

Lagos Youth Demand Compensation For Family Of Teenager Killed By Police

Youths in Lagos have demanded that the Nigeria Police Force adequately compensate the family of Ezekwe Tina, a teenage girl killed by policemen in Lagos. Oworo Youth Forum is also demanding that the officers involved in the killing, ASP Theophilus Otobo and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke attached to Bariga Police Station, must be made to face the full wrath of the law. It was gathered that … Continue reading Lagos Youth Demand Compensation For Family Of Teenager Killed By Police

Displaced Persons In Sokoto Roam Streets Of Sabon Birni After Deadly Attack

Hundreds of women and children displaced by frequent attacks by gunmen on villages under Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been roaming around the town, begging for food and shelter. At least 74 people were killed on Wednesday night when gunmen attacked Garki, Dan Aduwa, Katuma and Kuzari villages under the local government area.  Many of the affected residents said men and … Continue reading Displaced Persons In Sokoto Roam Streets Of Sabon Birni After Deadly Attack

Tambuwal meets Buhari, demands more military presence in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, where the latter demanded more military presence in the state. The meeting which was at the instance of the governor held behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Tambuwal said he was in the Presidential Villa to update the president … Continue reading Tambuwal meets Buhari, demands more military presence in Sokoto

Sokoto: PDP Laments Insecurity, Urges Buhari To Take Action, Condoles Tambuwal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expresses worries over the worsening insecurity in various parts of the country and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to wake up, end the propaganda in his administration and take immediate decisive action to secure our nation. The PDP condemns the bloody attack by bandits who reportedly had field day ravaging communities including Garki, Dan Aduwa, Kuzari, Kutuma, all in Sabon … Continue reading Sokoto: PDP Laments Insecurity, Urges Buhari To Take Action, Condoles Tambuwal

Insecurity: Nigeria heading for breakdown of law, order, CAN warns FG

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed fear that Nigeria may experience an unexpected breakdown of law and order not too long from now if the Federal Government fails to address the issue of insecurity that is claiming the lives of innocent citizens, particularly in some northern states. CAN said in a statement released in Abuja, on Friday, that, “it’s disheartening, disappointing, and reprehensible, how … Continue reading Insecurity: Nigeria heading for breakdown of law, order, CAN warns FG

Tambuwal to meet Buhari over bandit attacks in Sokoto

…Directs SEMA To Visit Sabon Birni, Provide Relief Materials The Presidency has scheduled a meeting between President Muhammad Buhari and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in the aftermath of the Wednesday night dastardly killings of innocent people in South-Eastern part of the state. This is as Gov. Tambuwal, who paid a condolence visit along with the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar to the … Continue reading Tambuwal to meet Buhari over bandit attacks in Sokoto

Ayade declares ‘war’ against kidnapping, cultists, demolishes kingpins’ houses in Cross River

The ‘war’ against kidnapping and cultism in Cross River has taken a new dimension as Governor Ben Ayade has demolished houses allegedly owned by kingpins and their die-hard followers.   Last week the state government had declared thirty-five persons including a PDP councillorship candidate for the Saturday, May 30 poll wanted in connection with the cult and kidnap related activities, and placed a ransom on … Continue reading Ayade declares ‘war’ against kidnapping, cultists, demolishes kingpins’ houses in Cross River

Presidency creates 5 Additional Police Zonal Commands

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the establishment of five additional Police Zonal Commands, in a re-organisation exercise, raising the number to 17 zones. It was reliably learned that the force Zonal structure begins from zone 1 and ends in zone 17. This coincides with a change in the status of the commandants of the four existing police colleges who have been elevated to the … Continue reading Presidency creates 5 Additional Police Zonal Commands

Minneapolis mayor: ‘Why is the man who killed George Floyd not in jail?’

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called for charges to be filed swiftly against the officer who for more than eight minutes pinned George Floyd’s neck under his knee before Floyd died. George Floyd.Courtesy photo “Why is the man who killed George Floyd, not in jail?” Frey asked. “If you had done it or I had done it, we would be behind bars right now.” … Continue reading Minneapolis mayor: ‘Why is the man who killed George Floyd not in jail?’