• Benue: Gunmen overrun police station, kill 3 officers, cart away arms

    Benue: Gunmen overrun police station, kill 3 officers, cart away arms

    Dare-devil gunmen stormed Igumale Police Station in Ado Local Government Area of Benue State, Sunday morning, killing three police officers and leaving another in critical condition.

    Multiple sources said that the heavily-armed men also broke into the armoury of the station and carted away all the arms.

    The attack is coming few days after Benue State Police Commissioner, Bashir Makama, directed heads of Police Commands and Divisions to intensify patrols of the state ahead of the coming yuletide celebration.

    The armed men reportedly […]

  • Weeds overrun N1.2bn properties seized from ex-COAS Ihejirika

    Weeds overrun N1.2bn properties seized from ex-COAS Ihejirika

    Weeds have overrun some of the property allegedly belonging to a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Azubuike Ihejirika (retd.), which were seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    Sources within the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said that the properties, including a hotel, chalet, duplex, mansion and a parcel of land, all located within an estate off Jabi-Airport Road in Abuja, were worth about N1.2bn.

    It was observed that mechanics had set up a makeshift workshop in front of one […]

  • Military won’t allow Boko Haram, IPOB, NDA, others overrun Nigeria, says Air Chief

    Military won’t allow Boko Haram, IPOB, NDA, others overrun Nigeria, says Air Chief

    The Chief of Air Staff (COAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said no individual or group would be allowed to undermine the sovereignty of the country.

    Abubakar, who is the Reviewing Officer of the Basic Military Training 35/2016 recruits at the Nigerian Air Force Base in Kaduna, made this assertion during their passing out parade.

    “You are coming into the service at a period of our nation of Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East and violent agitations by militants in the […]

  • Police will soon recover police training school overrun by Boko Haram – IGP assures

    Police will soon recover police training school overrun by Boko Haram – IGP assures

    Ibrahim Idris, Acting Inspector-General of Police on Saturday reiterated the readiness of the Nigeria Police Force to recover the Mobile Police Training School at Gwoza, Borno State.

    Idris disclosed this at the Passing-Out of the Squadron Commanders Seminar/Combat Operation Course 02/2016 at Ila-Orogun in Osun State.

    He reiterated the determination of the police under his watch to accord more attention to special police unit.

    According to him, the training school, deserted due to the activities of Boko Haram insurgents, will be recovered.

    The insurgents […]