CHAIRMAN of the Southern Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, said that the directive by the Zamfara State government to citizens to arm themselves for self-defence “confirms the pervasive loss of confidence in the current security arrangement of the country.” Akeredolu, in a statement by his Aide on Special Duties and...
  Nemesis has finally caught up with two young men as Abia State Police Command has paraded them as suspects involved in the gruesome murder of a young Lady and a nursing mother, of an 11 months old baby boy and took away the baby which they allegedly sold and...
  Operatives of the Ogun Police Command have arrested a 36-year-old man, Kingsley Essien, for allegedly trafficking his wife to Mali for prostitution. The suspect also allegedly sold his 2-year-old son for N600,000. The Police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested following the report lodged at Agbara divisional headquarters by...
  A Makurdi Federal High Court presided over by Justice Abdul Dogo has sentenced a 24-year-old lady, Mercy Sese to seven years imprisonment for trafficking young girls to Mali for sexual exploitation. The court, however, availed the convict an option of N4.5million fine for the offense after she had pleaded guilty...
  The National Security Adviser, Maj. General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), has denied accusing Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State of divulging classified information. Monguno had addressed State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and Service Chiefs. Some newspapers had reported that the NSA accused El-Rufai of divulging sensitive information. But...
  A 42-year-old man from Okpala, Iho in Ikeduru’s local government area of Imo State, one Obinna Eze, was captured by angry youths for allegedly conniving with his sister, one Queen Ogechi, to steal a three-month-old baby from a woman he claimed to be his wife, Ijeoma. It was gathered on...
  An 18-year-old girl in Adamawa State has been caught trying to sell a boy she abducted. The girl, Blessing John of Michika Local Government Area, has confessed to abducting 9-year-old Elkanah Samuel with intention to sell him to a pre-arranged buyer. Blessing, an applicant who hails from Unguwan Cashew along Michika...
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Lagos Border Patrol Command at Seme in Badagry, has intercepted 189 boys and girls suspected to be victims of human trafficking. Those intercepted claimed to be on scholarship travelling to the Benin Republic without travel...
The Ebonyi State Police Command, on Friday, said it has rescued over 32 females and males, mainly between the ages of 16 and 17 years from traffickers, who allegedly dumped them in a two-room apartment, located at Okposi Umuaghara community, in...
Police detectives in Zamfara state have arrested a Nigerien woman identified as Aisha Ibrahim, who allegedly tried to sell her co-wife’s two-year-old boy in Gusau, the state capital. According to the state police commissioner, Mr Ayuba N Elkanah, the detectives...