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EFCC Deepens Tinubu Probe, Demands Asset Declaration Form From CCB

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has deepened its probe into All Progressives Congress stalwart Bola Tinubu. To this end, the EFCC has written a letter to the Code of Conduct Bureau requesting copies of Tinubu’s asset declaration form. A copy of the letter, which was published by an online news medium, The Peoples Gazette, revealed that the investigation into ...

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Bandits Break Into Sokoto Commissioner’s Residence, Abduct Brother, Sister-in-law

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the residence of the Sokoto State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Bashir Usman Gorau, abducting the wife of his elder brother, Alhaji Lawali Gorau and another brother, Hassan Manya. Gorau disclosed the news of the abduction on his verified Facebook account on Wednesday. The message read, ”Innalillahi wa Inna wa innalillahi Rajiuun!!!. “It ...

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Zamfara No-fly Zone: We Suspect Helicopters Are Used To Take Arms To Bandits — Presidency

The Presidency has said there is a strong suspicion that choppers are being used to transport arms to bandits, while defending the Zamfara State no-fly zone order given by the Nigerian government. The Senior Special Assistant to The President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu told Daily Trust on Wednesday that the move was taken to boost security in ...

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Nigerian Army Detains Ex soldier In Underground Cell For Rapping In Military Uniform

A retired soldier, Emmanuel Odaudu, has spent no fewer than eight months in the Nigerian Military Special Investigation Bureau underground cell in Abuja for videoing himself rapping while wearing military uniform and posting same on facebook. Odaudu’s ordeal reportedly started when he posted online shot videos of himself rapping in his uniform while he was in the army. The military saw the video ...

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Boko Haram: Reps Intervene As Pastor Bulus Yikura’s Execution Draws Near

The Federal Government has been urged to consider rescuing Pastor Bulus Yikura whose execution day has been declared by the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists. The House of Representatives on Tuesday, March 2, following a motion of concern raised by Mr Ahmad Jaha, a lawmaker representing Chibok/Damboa/Gwoza Federal Constituency in Borno State, expressed worries over the Thursday deadline issued by the insurgents to ...

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Kagara Abduction: Sheikh Gumi Meets With Bandits In Minna Forest, Says Students Will Be Released Soon

* Met Dreaded Bandits Leader, Dogo Gide, Other Top Commanders At Dutsen Magaji Forest * Niger Govt Embraces Dialogue Option * Bandits Take Gumi To Where a Whole Community Was Razed by Military       Bombardments, Corpses Dumped In Wells * Bandits leader Berates Gov El-Rufai In continuation of his efforts to take the message of Islam to armed ...

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Bandits Invade Niger Communities Again, Scores Killed, Abducted

Bandits, on Wednesday evening, launched an attack on some communities in Niger State, destroying lives and embarking on an abduction spree. Some communities in Gurmana Ward of Shiroro local government area of the state were torched by the bandits during the attack that came barely 24 hours after the armed group stormed the Government Science College Kagara and abducted over 40 persons ...

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PHOTOS: FG Delegation, IGP, Others In Niger State Following Students’ Abduction

A Federal Government delegation including National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed Babagana Monguno and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu are currently in Minna, Niger State capital. Also part of the delegation is the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; and the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi. The delegation is in ...

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Fleeing Terrorists Attack Village, Kill Policemen, Indigenes In Yobe

Terrorists who fled a military operation in Sambisa forest and surrounding areas have attacked locals in Yobe State. The insurgents stormed Bayamari village on Tuesday. They killed seven villagers and four policemen who were trying to protect the people. The surprise attack on the agrarian community was launched around 12:15pm, an intelligence officer told PRNigeria. The source said the terrorists ...

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Senate Asks Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency On Insecurity

The Senate on Wednesday condemned in “strong terms” the kidnap of students and teachers of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, Niger State, by unidentified gunmen. The upper chamber also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a “state of emergency on insecurity” in the country. The lawmakers further called on the President Buhari to “consider and implement the recommendations of ...

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