Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on national security in order to bring an end to the loss of lives and properties in the country. He made the call...
A total of 575 inmates are still at large, following an attack on the Abolongo medium security custodial centre in Oyo state. Advertisement The inmates escaped custody on Friday night after some “heavily armed” gunmen attacked the centre.
Bandits in Zamfara State have evaded the telecommunication blackout in many parts of the state to reach out to families of two graduates abducted en route to the National Youth Service orientation camp in Kebbi State. The kidnappers reportedly demanded...
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that the attack by bandits on rail track was a terrorists act and bandits should be labelled so. CAN said the attack on the rail track which...
Some gunmen on Friday night attacked the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town, freeing unspecified number of inmates at the facility. Mr Olarewaju Anjorin, the Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Correctional Service, Oyo State Command, confirmed the attack to the...
The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial district, Alhaji Sani Musa has urged the federal government to as a matter of urgency declare armed bandits terrorists to enable security Agents lunch a full scale war against them with a view to bring to an...
Senator Ali Ndume, Chairman of Senate Committee on Army, has said that insecurity in Nigeria is reducing and hoped that it will completely be eliminated. Ndume, representing Borno South, said while fielding questions from journalists after the turbaning of All...
A former Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Friday, said sensors are needed to detect explosives planted along rail tracks. Sani said this on Twitter following an attack by suspected bandits on an Abuja-Kaduna train on Wednesday
Unknown gunmen have set ablaze the palace of the traditional ruler of the Etekwuru community in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State. His highlander jeep and properties were not spared as the attackers supervised the razing.
Hoodlums on Thursday set ablaze the Isiala Mbano divisional police headquarters in Imo State. The hoodlums, who also set detained suspects free, struck amidst a downpour. Clutching explosives, the attackers reportedly struck around 7pm. PUNCH Metro recalls that some gunmen on March 19...