• FG to establish Air Force station, school in Zamfara

    FG to establish Air Force station, school in Zamfara

    According to reports, the Minister of Defence, Alhaji Mansur Dan-Ali, on Saturday said Federal Government would establish Air Force station in Gusau, Zamfara, to assist in tracking down criminals in the state and its environs.

    The minister stated this in Gusau while launching the Integrated Medical Outreach for the military and civilians at the One Base Ammunition Depot of the Nigeria Army.

    He said that the government would also establish three post-primary schools, including a Command Secondary School with boarding facilities to […]

  • MASSOB attacks police station

    MASSOB attacks police station

    Sixteen persons suspected to be members of a splinter group of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra have attacked a police station in Ogidi, Anambra State.

    The Divisional Police Officer in charge of the station, Mr. Hassan Musa, and four other police officers were injured in the attack.

    The incident, it was gathered, occurred on Sunday at about 9pm. The assailants were said to be armed with axes, machetes and other weapons.

    It was also gathered that they attacked […]

  • How female suicide bombers attack IDP camp, NNPC station in Maiduguri

    How female suicide bombers attack IDP camp, NNPC station in Maiduguri

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Police on Saturday confirmed that nine persons were killed in two suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

    The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damien Chukwu, told journalists that the first incident occurred at the entrance to Bakassi Camp, a camp for Internally Displaced Persons, after the early morning Islamic prayer.

    According to Chukwu, a female suicide bomber mingled with a group of people returning from the mosque at a few minutes to seven […]

  • Angry youths set police station ablaze in Zamfara

    Angry youths set police station ablaze in Zamfara

    Angry youths have set ablaze the Magazu Police Station in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, following a misunderstanding between the police and the people of the village.

    An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria that the misunderstanding followed an alleged death of a suspect from the area, Ibrahim Muhammad, in police custody.

    The eyewitness, who spoke anonymously, told NAN that the suspect was detained for allegedly stealing a cell phone.

    According to him, Muhammad’s death angered the youths of the village […]

  • Angry youths set police station ablaze

    Angry youths set police station ablaze

    Angry youths in Awajir, Konshisha local government area in Benue state have set Awajir Police station ablaze .

    Their action followed the brutal killing of an motorcycle rider by a police man on stop and search duty .

    The youths alleged that the Okada rider who is their member was stopped by a policeman who also demanded fifty naira (N50) from him.

    But the Okada rider turned down the request and as he made his way to leave the policeman who was half […]

  • Court orders Globacom to vacate base station, pay N32m to landowners

    Court orders Globacom to vacate base station, pay N32m to landowners

    A Bayelsa High Court sitting in Sagbama on Tuesday ordered Globacom Nig. Ltd. to vacate a piece of land belonging to the Agbereowei family of Bolou-Orua in Sagbama local government.

    The family had leased a portion of their land to the telecommunications firm to host its cell site.

    The court ordered the defendant to pay N32.5 million representing N24 million unpaid rents at N3 million per annum from 2008 to 2016 and N8.5 million as damages for distress and hardship caused the […]

  • Armed Ijaw youths shutdown Ben Bruce’s radio station in Bayelsa

    Armed Ijaw youths shutdown Ben Bruce’s radio station in Bayelsa

    Heavily armed members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide on Thursday invaded the Rhythm FM radio station, owned by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

    The visibly enraged youths, who invaded the studio in buses and other vehicles, were after two executive members of the IYC and guests on a live radio programme, Talk of the Town, anchored by Lishman Onisodemuya.

    It was gathered that the youths, on arriving the premises of the radio station, released gunshots into the air, forcing […]

  • Notorious rapist on the run, escapes from Ogun police station

    Notorious rapist on the run, escapes from Ogun police station

    According to reports, a suspected rapist, identified only as Tomiwa, aka Tommy, whose whereabouts was still unknown as of Thursday, April 7, has escaped from the custody of the Sango-Ota Police Division, Ogun State.

    Reports gathered that Tomiwa and his gang members were reportedly notorious for rape and stealing in the Igbala Community of Sango-Ota.

    According to Punch, it was that Tomiwa, who had been on the run after he and his members gang-raped a girl in the area, was brought to […]