Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Nigerian governors urged to emulate Zulum

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called on governors to emulate Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno’s exemplary way of appreciating and rewarding hard work, selfless sacrifice and commitment to service.

PHOTOS: In reprisal attack, suspected Fulani herders raze down Sunday Igboho’s house

In what looked like a reprisal attack, suspected hoodlums believed to be Fulani herders have razed down a house belonging to the Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

Police arrest POS robber, fake policeman with Indian hemp

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested one Korede Anifowose, male, of 24, Omisakin St., Agbelekale, Abule Egba suburb of Lagos for attacking one Sola Musa, a Point Of Sale, POS, operator, at Fatolu Bus Stop, Ipaja.

Gunmen kidnap IPMAN official in Ekiti

Gunmen have kidnapped a prominent petroleum dealer and one of the leaders of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Suleiman Akinbami, in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

3 Killed, 2 injured as Amotekun, Fulani herdsmen clash in Oyo

No fewer than three persons were reported murdered and two others injured on Saturday during a clash between the Oyo State Amotekun operatives and some Fulani herdsmen.

Lagos CP orders police to enforce COVID-19 protocols

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers, DPO’s, to enforce all COVID-19 protocols as highlighted by the Presidential Taskforce and Lagos State Government.

Kidnappers storm Kano community, abduct business man, burn down police van

Armed kidnappers on Wednesday abducted a business man in Minjibir town, about 50 kilometers from Kano city. The gunmen stormed the town around 1am, shooting...

Security operatives rescue 80 pupils of Islamic school in Katsina

A combined team of security operatives on Saturday rescued 80 abducted pupils of Hizburrahim Islamiyya, an Islamic school in Mahuta, Dandume Local Government Area...

3 out 4 abducted policemen regain freedom in Ogun

The Police command in Ogun on Saturday said it rescued three out of four of its men, abducted by hoodlums at Aba Tuntun community...

Police kill 2 kidnappers during gun duel in Kogi

The Police Command in Kogi has confirmed the killing of two kidnap suspects during a gun duel with some of its operatives .

Killings: El-Rufai imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew in Kajuru LG

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the troubled Kajuru Local Government Area.

UPDATED: Gunmen attack police station, kill DPO, 3 other policemen

Gunmen on Tuesday night attacked Afuze Police Station in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State, killing the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, one...

Delta women, youths in protest as 100 herdsmen allegedly invade 2 communities

One person has been shot while several others sustained various degrees of injuries during a protest by youths and women from Agadama community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State over a renewed influx of herdsmen into their community.

Police DPO under interrogation for killing of 7 Fulanis in Gboko

The Police Command in Benue is interrogating the Divisional Police Officer in- charge of Gboko A Division over the Wednesday killing of seven traveling...

Hoodlums kill DPO in Niger

The Niger Police Command has confirmed that hoodlums killed a deputy superintendent of police, Aaron Sunday, serving with Kpakungu Division in Barkin-Sale area in...

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