• Soldiers arrested for supplying arms to militants in FESTAC, Lagos

    Soldiers arrested for supplying arms to militants in FESTAC, Lagos

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP, Fatai Owoseni, on Monday disclosed that the Command arrested two Nigerian soldiers who allegedly supplied arms to militants.

    The CP told newsmen the arrest was made after residents of Sixth Avenue in FESTAC Town alerted the police.

    While displaying the recovered items before newsmen at the police headquarters, Owoseni said it would have been disastrous if the weapons had been used.

    He said, “After the discovery, the police arrested Warrant Officer (WO) […]

  • Police seize large cache of Arms in FESTAC

    Police seize large cache of Arms in FESTAC

    Mr Fatai Owoseni, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, has announced the recovery of a large cache of arms in FESTAC area of the state.

    Owoseni who said the recovery was made at sixth Avenue also said that two AK47 riffles, 24 AK47 fully-loaded magazines, one Browning Pistol and magazine were recovered.

    Other arms recovered, he said, included 951 ammunition of 752 mm size and 1,107 ammunition of 6mm size.

    Owoseni, who confirmed this during his weekly briefing on the activities of the command, stated that the […]

  • 22,430 militants, cultists surrender arms in Rivers

    22,430 militants, cultists surrender arms in Rivers

    About 22,430 youths suspected to have indulged in militancy and cultism, in Rivers State, have embraced the amnesty programme packaged by the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration.

    This was even as Wike disbanded vigilance committees in all communities of the state.

    The governor also directed security agencies to henceforth, go after cultists and kidnappers, who refused to voluntarily accept the amnesty offer.

    He spoke at the Government House, Port Harcourt, during the submission of the report of the state amnesty programme.

    The committee had its […]

  • Jonathan won’t testify for Dasuki in arms deal trial – Associates

    Jonathan won’t testify for Dasuki in arms deal trial – Associates

    Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan will not be appearing as a defence witness in the trial of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), according to sources.

    It was gathered in Abuja on Friday that the former President had not indicated any interest in making an appearance in the ongoing trial of any of his former aides.

    The ex-President has so far not been named as a party in the case against Dasuki.

    Sources familiar with the case argued that the former President is […]

  • Niger Delta militants laying down arms, says Military

    Niger Delta militants laying down arms, says Military

    According to reports, the military yesterday said some militants and criminals in the Niger Delta region were now surrendering their arms and ready to embrace amnesty.

    In an interview with journalists in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, the coordinator of the Joint Media Campaign Centre (JMCC), Lt. Col. Olaolu Dauda said information from Sector 4 in Cross River State indicated that Bakassi Strike Force (BSF) militants led by Benjamin Ene had expressed their willingness to lay down their arms.

    This came as troops of […]

  • Police kill two robbers, recover arms in Lagos

    Police kill two robbers, recover arms in Lagos

    According to reports, the Lagos State police command yesterday killed two suspected armed robbers, who allegedly robbed customers at a petrol station in Isolo area of the state.

    Spokesperson of the police in Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the killing, noted that operatives of the Isolo police division recorded the ‘success’.

    According to her, “the Lagos State Police Command through its operatives from Isolo division, today (Tuesday) at about 1100hrs, received a distress call from members of the public that some armed […]

  • Buhari to fire top aides indicted in arms procurement probe

    Buhari to fire top aides indicted in arms procurement probe

    Strong indications emerged over the weekend that President Muhammadu Buhari may have concluded plans to sack two officials of his government indicted in the final report of arms procurement probe.

    The 13-man Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Nigerian Armed Forces (2007-2015) had submitted its final report to Buhari on Sunday, October 23.

    The probe cut across procurement of arms and related military contracts between 2007 and 2015 in the Ministry of Defence, Nigerian Army (NA), Nigerian […]

  • Surrender arms or be declared wanted – Rivers warns cult leaders

    Surrender arms or be declared wanted – Rivers warns cult leaders

    According to reports, the Rivers State Government has told two cult leaders in Ikwerre LGA, ThankGod Wandikom, and Friday, to surrender their arms and embrace amnesty or be declared wanted.

    The state government also said that the two cultists, who refused to accept the amnesty programme, would be tagged enemies of the state within 48 hours should they fail to change their minds.

    Special Assistant to the State Governor on Amnesty Programme, Mr. Kenneth Chinda, made this remark at Isiokpo community in […]

  • Police arraign herdsman arrested with arms in Enugu

    Police arraign herdsman arrested with arms in Enugu

    According to reports, the Enugu State Police Command has arraigned a herdsman, one Ibrahim Adamu, who was caught with arms and ammunition.

    The herdsman was arraigned before an Enugu East magistrate court.

    Adamu was arrested with an AK47 rifle and 24 rounds of live ammunition at Affa, a community in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu, on August 29.

    Police spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed the development in a statement, said the herdsman was charged with illegal possession of arms, an offence […]

  • Some Army officers selling arms, ammunition to Boko Haram – Nigerian military

    Some Army officers selling arms, ammunition to Boko Haram – Nigerian military

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, it was stated, Nigeria’s military says some officers are selling arms and ammunition to Boko Haram, indicating the corruption bedeviling the country’s fight against the Islamic extremists continues despite government efforts to halt graft.

    The admission comes three weeks after the Nigerian army said a military tribunal is trying 16 officers and troops accused of offenses related to the fight against Boko Haram, including the theft and sale of ammunition.

    Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, the theater commander […]

  • 11-year-old Boy Born Without Arms or Legs But Can Almost Do Everything a Normal Person Does (Photos)

    11-year-old Boy Born Without Arms or Legs But Can Almost Do Everything a Normal Person Does (Photos)

    This is the inspiring story of a young 11-year-old boy born without arms or legs but doing interesting things everybody should read about.

    He writes, plays video game and does mostly what every other person with hands can do. Meet 11-year-old boy Tiyo Satrio, from Penawangan village, West Java, Indonesia born without arms and legs.

    According to a report by The News men, Tiyo has refused to let his condition affect him. Although he needs help to get dressed and move around, […]