• Police arrests 4 suspect over attempt to distort residence of Ex -Governor, Isa Yuguda

    Police arrests 4 suspect over attempt to distort residence of Ex -Governor, Isa Yuguda

    The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbance, thuggery and mischief.

    According to a statement issued Thursday, December 1, by Acting Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed, on November 24th, at about 20:45 hrs, intelligence report at the disposal of Bauchi State Police Command revealed plan by some miscreants to attack and vandalize the residence of former Bauchi State Governor, His Excellency MAL Isa Yuguda (Matawallen Bauchi) along Sir Kashim Ibrahim way Bauchi, shortly after he arrived […]

  • How NAHCO workers connived in narcotic export attempt – NDLEA reveals

    How NAHCO workers connived in narcotic export attempt – NDLEA reveals

    National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has revealed how staffers of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) allegedly conspired with suspected drug traffickers in a botched attempt to export 144kgs of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.

    Narcotics are illegal or banned addictive drugs that affect mood or behaviour.

    NDLEA, in its preliminary investigation, alleged that the NAHCO officials, in charge of cargo safety and security at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja, swapped already screened consignments with similar packages that contained narcotics.

    At […]

  • Army foils Avengers’ attempt to bomb gas facility, kills two

    Army foils Avengers’ attempt to bomb gas facility, kills two

    According to reports, the Joint Military Force deployed to the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, says it successfully repelled an attack by Niger Delta Avengers at a gas facility in Delta State and killed two pirates in ongoing operations in the region.

    A statement by Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Daudu, the spokesman of the Joint Force, made this known in Bayelsa State on Tuesday.

    Daudu said the operations were carried out between Saturday and Tuesday.

    He said: “Troops deployed at Delta State while on […]

  • Fayose’s visit to Oni, an attempt to create distrust in our party – APC

    Fayose’s visit to Oni, an attempt to create distrust in our party – APC

    According to reports, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, has described Governor Ayodele Fayose’s last Sunday visit to its leader, Chief Segun Oni, as a calculated attempt to create atmosphere of distrust among its member ahead of 2018 governorship election.

    It also commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his fight against corruption, insecurity, leading to the release of some of the abducted Chibok Girls by Boko Haram insurgents recently.

    Speaking at the party ward 09 meeting, held in Ado-Ekiti, the state […]

  • NDLEA grills NAHCO staff over attempt to export ephedrine to Mozambique

    NDLEA grills NAHCO staff over attempt to export ephedrine to Mozambique

    According to reports, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have commenced interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and three others in connection with attempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.

    The drug which was concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons together with relaxers and cereals was timely intercepted by NDLEA officers.

    Meanwhile, another staff of NAHCO, Victor Ahenje, a load controller linked […]

  • Four NAHCO staff in NDLEA’s net over attempt to export hard drugs to Mozambique

    Four NAHCO staff in NDLEA’s net over attempt to export hard drugs to Mozambique

    Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja have commenced the interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company and three others in connection with the attempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.

    The drug, which was concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons together with relaxers and cereals, was intercepted by NDLEA officers.

    Another staff of NAHCO, Victor Ahenje, a Load Controller, who is linked with […]

  • JTF arrests 5 suspected vandals, repel vessel hijack attempt

    JTF arrests 5 suspected vandals, repel vessel hijack attempt

    It was gathered that the Joint Military Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, said on Sunday that it arrested five suspected pipeline vandals and repelled a hijack attempt of a vessel by heavily armed sea pirates.

    Lt.-Cdr. Thomas Otuji, spokesman of the joint military force, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa

    Otuji said that the suspects were arrested between Oct. 17 and 18 near some oil wellheads at Apala, off Nana Creeks in Warri South […]

  • Military foils attempt to bomb Forcados terminal

    Military foils attempt to bomb Forcados terminal

    An attempt by suspected Niger Delta militants to blow up a section of the Shell Petroleum Development Company Forcados Terminal in the Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State has been foiled by the Nigerian military.

    Military sources said that the incident took place on Sunday around 2pm at the Ogulagha section of the terminal.

    It was gathered that the militants had almost finished planting the suspected explosives on one of the export lines when they saw a military patrol boat and […]

  • Taraba speaker’s driver stabbed for foiling kidnap attempt on speaker’s daughter

    Taraba speaker’s driver stabbed for foiling kidnap attempt on speaker’s daughter

    A driver to the speaker of Taraba state house of assembly was stabbed with a knife by a kidnapper who attempted to kidnap a daughter of the speaker at his house in Jalingo, Taraba state capital.

    According to one of the drivers attached to the speaker who was in the house at the time of the incident but do not want his name in print, the kidnapper came with a lady who stayed close to the gate of the house of […]

  • See How Wanted Man Disguised as Old Man in an Attempt to Escape Police (Photo)

    See How Wanted Man Disguised as Old Man in an Attempt to Escape Police (Photo)

    You will not believe the disguise that a young man wanted for drug charges put up to evade arrest by the police…

    A Massachusetts man wanted on drug trafficking charges tried to brazenly walk past a ring of cops wearing a disturbingly realistic “old man” mask.

    The get-up included liver spots and a grey mustache and beard, but police quickly determined the “senior” was actually 31-year-old Shaun Miller, of Hyannis, was inside the fake face.

    Miller was charged in April with intent to […]

  • 14 feared dead in Ebonyi jailbreak attempt

    14 feared dead in Ebonyi jailbreak attempt

    About 14 inmates of the Abakaliki Prison in Ebonyi State capital, were feared killed yesterday during a jailbreak bid.

    It was the latest in the incidents of jailbreak being witnessed across the country, which has attracted punishment and sack of some prisons officers by the government.

    Some inmates yesterday capitalized on the riot that broke out in the prisons to attempt escape which the police said they foiled.

    Although the police did not confirm the death of any inmate, sources said they counted […]