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Police arrest 5 traffic robbery suspects in Lagos

A team of surveillance attached to the Police Command in Lagos State has arrested five traffic robbery suspects, the Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bala Elkana, has said. Elkana said in a statement that the suspects were arrested by the police patrol team on surveillance along Oshodi/Apapa express way. “The policemen sighted some armed bandits…

Two Nigerians arrested with N125m drugs in Philippines

Two Nigerians have been arrested by Philippine Police with about N125 million worth of methamphetamine. According to Phillipino media, the policemen arrested a Nigerian businessman identified as Azubuike Obiaghanwa Onwigbolu, 32, a resident of Angeles City, Pampanga, at 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 21st. Onwigbolu was arrested through a buy-bust operation, wherein a Philippine National…

Gunmen attack Katsina village, kill 10

Gunmen attacked Yar Center, Sherere village in Kankara local government area of Katsina State, killing 10 persons and injured many others. The locals said the gunmen, on motorcycles, opened fire on the villagers upon arriving before setting ablaze shops and vehicles belonging to the residents. Dikko Sherere, a community leader, t said on phone that…

Troops nab 18 informants in Zamfara

Troops on Operation HABIN KUNAMA III, based on credible intelligence about bandits movements in Kirsa and Sunke in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, have on the 20th of April 2019 continued with the clearance operation into the hinterland to clear the brigands. Consequently, the troops made contact and engaged the bandits in a…

Easter Day: Accident claims 11, 30 others injured

Eleven persons were killed in an accident which occurred on 21st April, 2019, with thirty (30) others seriously injured. Sequel to the circumstances of the  accident, which occurred on Gombe- Biu  road, the Inspector General of Police, IGP MA Adamu, has ordered a speedy and comprehensive investigation into it. Eye-witness accounts reveal that the accident…

CAN youths caution Christian groups over derogatory comments against association’s president

The Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN), on Sunday, warned the Coalition of Christians Groups for Good Governance- Nigeria and Diaspora (COCGOG) to desist from making derogatory remarks against the CAN’s President, Rev. Olasupo Ayokunle. YOWICAN National Secretary, Hon. Arc. Abel Divine Ogwuche, gave the warning in a statement titled: “CAN President…

Abuja Airport: Operation resumes in new terminal after fire scare

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced resumption of flight operations at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja new terminal hours after fire scare on Saturday. FAAN’s Regional General Manager, North Central, Mr Sani Mahmud, told newsmen that normalcy had since returned to the terminal. Mahmud said that Turkish Airlines’ Abuja-Istanbul flight TK064…

Jukun, Tiv, Fulani, Gannon, Bachama crises benefit no one, says Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”. President Buhari said violence and bloodshed for whatever reason is unacceptable and condemnable, especially when it is coming as the nation celebrates…

Rainstorm destroys over 50 houses in Ibadan, victims cry out

At least fifty houses, shops and other structures have been destroyed as a result of heavy rainstorm, which accompanied the rainfall that occurred in some parts of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Thursday. It was gathered that among the houses, shops and other structures which, were affected are those that belonged to residents of…

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