My people are killed daily and no immediate response to tackle the banditry attacks -Sen. Sani Musa

The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Mohammed Sani Musa has raised alarm over the incessant killings of his constituents by bandits who have continued to wreak havoc on communities in Shiroro, Rafi and Munya local government areas of Niger State. He lamented that despite several appeals and outcry by himself and the people, the situation has remained unabated as the bandits continue to unleash terror on the people. Sani Musa who raised the alarm following fresh attacks by bandits in over eight communities in both Shiroro and Munya local…

Ibadan schools demolition: Oyo Govt to investigate, prosecute offenders

The Government of Oyo State said on Friday that it has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the illegal demolition of classrooms in two state-owned Primary schools within Ibadan metropolis. Information had reached the Government early on Thursday to the effect that some unknown individuals in Egbeda and Ona-Ara Local Government Areas of the State illegally entered the premises of two primary schools and demolished blocks of classrooms.  A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa said that the Governor had promised to…

Lawan condemns attack on Emir of Potiskum

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the gun attack in Kaduna on the convoy of the Emir of Potiskum, Yobe State, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram. Gunmen on Tuesday night attacked the convoy of the Emir around Maraban Jos on Kaduna-Zaria road, killing some of the Emir’s aides and leaving others injured. Lawan expressed his condolence with the revered Emir and the families of those killed in the sad incident. The Senate President also prayed for speedy recovery of the Emir and others who were injured. Lawan called on the…

EFCC Port Harcourt Zonal Office gets New Head

Usman Imam, an Assistant Commissioner of Police has been appointed as the new Zonal Head for the Port Harcourt Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Usman appointment followed the redeployment of the former Head of the Zone,  Abdulrasheed Bawa who has been moved to the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja. Imam, former Head of the Enugu Zone of the EFCC,  hail from Taraba State. A thoroughbred Police Officer,  he joined the Nigeria Police Force in 2000 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of…

Fish out perpetrators of Tawari overnight attack, Gov Bello directs security agencies

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called for calm among residents of Tawari Town in Kogi/Koto Karfe Local Government Area of the State, where suspected militia reportedly burnt down the palace of a third class chief, Alhaji Yusuf Idris. In a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Onogwu Muhammed, Bello immediately directed security agencies to swing into action and ensure those who carried out the dastardly act faced the law. The Governor also condemned the incident and warned that anyone who want to cause crisis in…

How Bank official Coordinated Botched Bank Robbery In Abuja

 A Customer Service Officer with a first generation bank at Mpape, Abuja, Larry Ehizo, has given details of how robbers gained access to the banking hall with his help during the botched robbery of a bank at the weekend. An attempt to rob the bank was foiled by policemen and soldiers when one of the robbery suspects was killed and four others arrested. Officials of the bank on duty on the fateful day are being held by the police for questioning. The policeman on duty, who the robbers unsuccessfully tried…

BREAKING: Alleged extortion of N7.2m: EFCC arrests Sen. Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Sen. Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019. According to a source, Sani was arrested for alleged extortion of $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors. The source said: “He was said to have collected the $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors on the grounds that he is very close to the EFCC boss. “He was subsequently arrested and granted administrative bail while he refunded the money to the victim. “He…

Kogi Gov Extols Security Agencies for foiling robbery attacks on highways

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has commended the effort of Security Operatives in Kogi state in combating crimes on our highways.   The Governor eulogised the vigilante personnel for their gallantry in foiling the daring antics of undesirable elements  on the Lokoja-Gegu-Abaji road who took to the highway to attack travellers. He described the dexterity of the combined security architecture as brave and sacrificial.   The Governor who made this known to newsmen on Tuesday morning  said he was aware of positive impact of community policing, reason his administration embarked…

Security Agents Arrest Armed Robbers, Staff in Abuja Bank Attack 

The siege at the First Bank in Mpape, Abuja, which started Saturday morning, has ended. The armed robbers, who had been trapped in the back, have been arrested by a joint team of the police and military. One of them was eventually killed by the superior firepower of the security agents. Some eyewitness claimed that a staff of the bank was also nabbed. The attackers were said to have alleged that “an insider” was working with them. The police, in an official reaction, said the FCT Command scuttled the attempted…

LASU Final Year Student Murdered , Eaten By Her Friend With The Help Of A Prophet

A 22-year-old lady identified as Favour Seun Daley who is a 400 Level theatre and art student of Lagos State University (LASU) was gruesomely killed and eaten by her friend and his mom with the help of a prophet. In reference to reports, the young lady visited her parents that reside at Osun State and she received a phone call from a friend identified as Owolabi Adeeko who asked for them to meet at an undisclosed location. It was noted that after the phone call, Favour disclosed to her parents…