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US, UN Condemn ‘Horrific Attacks’ In Borno

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The United States of America and the United Nations have condemned recent suicide bomb attacks that targeted civilian populations in the Borno local government area, Gwoza, that claimed over 18 lives, leaving over 50 people injured on Saturday. The Emir of Gwoza confirmed female suicide bombers attacked a wedding and funeral on Saturday, killing over 30 people on the spot...

Suicide Bombers Kill Wedding Guests In Borno

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Two suicide bombers have detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) at a wedding venue in Gwoza town, Borno State, killing six wedding guests and injuring many others. According to a survivor, the first bomber was carrying a baby on her back when she stormed the venue and detonated the IED. The wedding was held on Saturday at Tashan Mararaba near the...

Immigration Boss Charges Border Communities To Be vigilant

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Immigration Boss Charges Border Communities To Be vigilant

The Comptroller-General of the NIS, Kemi Nandap, has urged border communities to be vigilant and report any suspected illegal immigrants. Nandap made the call on Friday while addressing Kongolam border community in Katsina State, as part of her assessment tour to border posts in the country. “Nigeria is our country, we need to join hands to ensure peace in the country...

Police Rescue Three Abducted Fouani Brothers

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Rivers Crisis: Police Issue Stern Warning To NULGE Over Planned Protest

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that the abducted Fouani brothers and two others have been rescued. The spokesperson for the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, made this known via a text message to our correspondent on Tuesday. According to him, the brothers identified as Abbas Fouani, Youssef Fouani, and Amtal Fouani, who were abducted on June 14 around 6pm in Lagos...

Eid-el-Kabir: We’ll Stop At Nothing To Secure Nigeria – CDS

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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa, has reiterated the commitment of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to secure the nation through sacrifices and dedication of troops in all parts of the country. Musa gave the assurance in his message to the Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir on Sunday in Abuja. He said that the sacrifice of...

Abuja Angry Mob Sets Corpse Of Suspected Robber On Fire After Death Of Policeman

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Some residents of Abaji area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) set the corpse of a suspected armed robber ablaze, on Thursday.  The robbers invaded a bank in the town around 5:30pm, A police officer told Daily Trust that the robbers first attacked the police station along Toto road where an inspector simply identified as Abila was shot dead. He said...

Police Place Ban On Durbar In Kano

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The Kano State Police Command has banned Durbar activities in the state. This was announced in a statement issued by Abdullahi Kiyawa, Police Public Relations Officer of the command. Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, 15th Emir of Kano, had invited district heads for Durbar and asked the police to provide security. But in his statement, the police said such activity would not be...

Attitude Of Police, Military To Banditry Frustrating — Zamfara Governor

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Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State has lamented the laidback attitude of the police and the military in combating the menace of banditry plaguing the North-West state. He said the uninspiring attitude of Federal Government-controlled security agencies was responsible for the creation of the state security outfit, Community Protection Guards in January. “We, as governors, don’t have control over the military,...

Argungu Replaces Arase As Chairman Of Police Service Commission

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President Bola Tinubu has appointed retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Hashimu Argungu, as the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC). Argungu replaces former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, who was appointed to the position by former President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2023. The appointment of Argungu was disclosed in a statement by the media aide to President Tinubu,...

Catholic Priest Abducted In Kaduna

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Abducted Kaduna Catholic Priest, Gabriel Ukeh Regains Freedom

The parish priest of Saint Thomas Catholic Church, Zaman Dabo community in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Reverend Father Gabriel Ukeh, has been kidnapped by bandits. He was said to have been abducted by the bandits in the early hours of Sunday. According to statement by the Vicar General of the Kafanchan Catholic Diocese, Reverend Father Emmanuel Kazah,...

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