• Army releases fresh list of wanted Boko Haram suspects

    Army releases fresh list of wanted Boko Haram suspects

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Maiduguri unveiled the poster carrying photographs of 55 most wanted Boko Haram members, including their supposed leader, Abubakar Shekau.

    The poster, with the inscription, written in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages, is the third edition of such posters, it has telephone numbers which the public could easily call or send text messages to, to indicate which of the characters they know or have information on.

    Displaying the posters at the […]

  • Troops destroy Boko Haram market, kill 11 suspects

    Troops destroy Boko Haram market, kill 11 suspects

    Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed at least 11 Boko Haram suspects in northern Borno State, after destroying their market, according to a online medium.

    The online news medium said troops also injured an unconfirmed number of fighters in Yale, about eight kilometres south of Bama.

    The report quoted sources as saying: “Officers and men of the 103 battalion, in conjunction with their counterparts from 21 Brigade, 202 Battalion and 151 Task Force Battalion arrived the market at about 7:30 am […]

  • 37 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Lagos, Ogun

    37 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Lagos, Ogun

    According to reports, the Nigerian Army said it has arrested 37 Boko Haram members in Lagos and Ogun states, in the last one year.

    General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 81 Division, Major General Henry Edet said this at an handing over ceremony, yesterday.

    He said the insurgents were arrested between August 2015 and October 2016 and added that they have been handed over to higher authorities for prosecution.

    General Edet, who spoke shortly after handing over the reign of command to Major General […]

  • JTF arrests three suspects, rescues 12 from kidnappers

    JTF arrests three suspects, rescues 12 from kidnappers

    It was gathered that the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe has arrested three suspects and rescued 12 victims of armed robbers, sea pirates and kidnappers.

    The outfit said the feat was achieved in its operations during the week in some parts of the region.

    The Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, ODS, Lt. Col. Olaolu Dauda, said in a statement on Saturday that six civilians were rescued from armed robbers in Delta State.

    He also said three persons were […]

  • Robbery suspects operating in military camouflage nabbed in Delta

    Robbery suspects operating in military camouflage nabbed in Delta

    According to reports, the Police in Delta have arrested a gang of robbery suspects, who disguise in military uniforms and rob victims of their valuables in Warri and environs.

    A statement by SP Celestina Kalu, spokesperson of the police command in the state, said the suspects were arrested on the Evereni axis of the East-West road, after a police Dragon patrol intercepted a tricycle.

    “On Nov. 10, 2016, a Dragon patrol team, while on duty along Ughelli/Patani road at Evereni, intercepted one […]

  • Blasphemy killing:‎ Ohanaeze threatens to shut down Kano over release of suspects

    Blasphemy killing:‎ Ohanaeze threatens to shut down Kano over release of suspects

    Following the discharge of suspected killers of an Igbo woman, Mrs. Bridget Aghahime by a Magistrate court in Kano, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth council worldwide, has threatened to shut down the city of Kano if justice was not allowed to take its full course.

    Friday, 11th November has already been fixed for all round protest in kano over the judgment.

    Ohanaeze insisted that a magistrate court which has no jurisdiction over the trial of murder cases cannot order the release of the […]

  • Police arrest 11 kidnap suspects, rescue 12 victims in Kano

    Police arrest 11 kidnap suspects, rescue 12 victims in Kano

    According to reports, the Kano state police Command Wednesday said it arrested 11 suspected kidnappers, and rescued 12 kidnap victims from the dreaded Falgore Forest in Dogua Local Government Area of the state.

    Speaking to Reporters at the Command’s headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, said due to the upsurge of kidnapping and armed banditry, especially in the Southern part of the state, the Command rejuvenated its anti-kidnapping squad in its bid to launch a major offensive on notorious […]

  • Father suspects foul play as two brothers drown in Lagos lagoon

    Father suspects foul play as two brothers drown in Lagos lagoon

    Mr. Gabriel Ebubechukwu, the father of two teenage schoolboys, Godspower and Marvellous Ebubechukwu, who were found dead in a lagoon in Ibeshe, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Saturday, says he suspects foul play.

    Gabriel said although the corpses of his children were recovered naked, neither their shoes nor clothes were found on the shore.

    He said on Monday that their friends might have lured them to the lagoon to swim.

    The siblings, who lived on Blessing Estate in Ibeshe, had […]

  • Police nab seven robbery suspects, rescue three victims in Kaduna

    Police nab seven robbery suspects, rescue three victims in Kaduna

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Police Force, Kaduna State Command, has arrested seven armed robbery suspects who invaded Godogodo town, in the Kafanchan Local Government Area of the state on September 24, 2016.

    The command’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Kaduna.

    The PPRO, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said, “The contingents of policemen deployed in the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway area for Operation Maximum Safety received a distress call about the […]

  • Soldiers nab 3 suspects over kidnap of 3-year-old girl

    Soldiers nab 3 suspects over kidnap of 3-year-old girl

    Soldiers attached to the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have arrested 3 persons over the attempted kidnap of a 3-year-old baby at Abayi Umuokoroato community, Obingwa council area.

     

    The suspects identified as Chimeremeze Nwauzo, Chinatu Nwauzo and Chinedu Appolos were said to have been nabbed following a tip-off after they allegedly attempted to abduct one Glory Ndubuisi, aged 3 and demand ransom from her parents.

    A source who declined to have his name on print said that […]

  • Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspects in Yobe

    Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspects in Yobe

    The Boko Haram suspect on the wanted list number 105, Muhammed Bulama, has been arrested by troops in Yobe State.

    Bulama was arrested alongside 2 other suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Ardo Abba Muhammed (elder brother to Bulama as claimed) and Muhammadu Kaigama, in Azare community, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, with the help of the local vigilantes in the town.

    A statement from Acting Director Army Public Relations Officer, Col. Sani Usman Kukasheka said they were arrested while riding on […]