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16 IPOB members arrested with guns, bombs, accused of violence, unprovoked attacks on security operatives

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), in collaboration with the Nigerian Army and Airforce, has arrested 16 Indigenous People of Biafran Movement (IPOB) members with...

NDLEA Retrieves 234 Grams of Heroin Concealed in Chadian Lady’s Private Part

The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday arrested a Chadian lady, Vivian Taramadji with 234.35 grams of heroin concealed in her...

NDLEA: Many jailed for drug trafficking in Plateau, Kano, Ondo, Others

The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has stated that it effected the arrest and prosecution of a total number of 126 drug...

Fake Army officer bags 8 years imprisonment for fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday, sentenced one Henry Mfon Asuquo, a military impostor, to eight years imprisonment...

Suswam fraud case: I handed over $15.8m to Suswam at his residence in Maitama – Witness insists

Abubakar Umar, the fourth prosecution witness in the trial of former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, while appearing before Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed...

Two fraudsters who duped three foreign airlines of $1m bag jail terms

Two Nigerian fraudsters who obtained a cumulative sum of about $1,000,000 (One Million Dollars) from three foreign airlines through Business Email Compromise fraud have...

EFCC arraigns three fake Customs officers for fraud

The Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  on Wednesday, arraigned three suspects identified as Afekhai Aliu, Felix Victor, and...

Parents of kidnapped Kaduna students block Mando-Kaduna airport road

Parents of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna state, have given governments at all levels 48 hours to...

Apo Six: 15yrs Later, Victims’ Families Appeal Compensation, Demand N200 Million Each

A legal practitioner identified as Amobi Nzelu has appealed to the Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad...

El-Rufai vows never to negotiate with bandits

The Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, at an extended meeting of the state security council, mentioned that his job is not to negotiate...

Vigilantes kill 9, arrest 4 bandits in Niger

A local vigilante group in Gulu town, the Lapai local government area of Niger State engaged bandits in a gunfight on Sunday evening, leading...

Insecurity: We cannot guarantee safety of all schools – FG

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, during an interview on Monday, said the Federal Government of Nigeria has requested that Nigerians should...

Kaduna declares full-on war against bandits

The Kaduna State government on Monday declared a total war against banditry, kidnapping, and other forms of criminal activities, which has become a norm...

Wasinmi massacre in Osun not related to farmers/herders clash – Police

The Nigerian police have debunked rumors that the murder of 6 family members in the Wasinmi Village was as a result of farmers/herders clash. This...

Insecurity: FG rules out dialogue and mercenaries contract

The Federal Government on Thursday ruled out the use of mercenaries in assisting Nigeria to fight insurgency which has been a threat to the...