" A Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced a kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume, and two others, to seven years’ imprisonment. In a Repor by DailyTrust, Justice Binta Nyako convicted Wadume of two of the 13-count charges against him and two others. The court also convicted Aliyu Dadje,...
  A Northern group, Arewa Youth Assembly, has given the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), an ultimatum of Wednesday to sack the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Mongonu (retd.), or face mass action. The group said the failure of the President to sack the NSA before Wednesday, they would occupy...
  At least 13 persons have been reported killed after a bandit attack in Karekuka village of Gassol local government area of Taraba state. Many others were also left injured. A source who confirmed the incident to Channels Television via telephone said no fewer than six local vigilante members lost their lives...
  The Imo State Police Command on Friday paraded six suspected bandits mounting roadblock on Obudi road in Agwa clan, Oguta local government area of Imo state, while stopping vehicles, searching occupants to allegedly abduct police officers. The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Micheal Abattam, disclosed this to newsmen in...
  President Muhammadu Buhari has bemoaned the multiple challenges of insurgency, banditry, and kidnapping facing the country which he says have stretched the utilization of security agencies and other resources. Speaking at the launch of the National Crisis Management Doctrine (NCMD) at the State House on Friday, he explained that due...
  Hoodlums suspected to be ritual killers have beheaded a 37-year-old security guard identified as Anthony Egbo, at Elebele Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Wednesday night on the premises of the Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners Chapel...
  At least six people have been reportedly killed in a fresh attack on Mbagum community of Tombo Council Ward in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. Our correspondent reports that the attacks occurred simultaneously on Wednesday night in the two villages of Tse Ngojov and Tse Valem Yaweh in...
  Confusion has continued to trail the claim by gunmen numbering four for allegedly killing of man described as commander of the Ebubeagu Security outfit in Imo state. It was gathered from a video which went viral on social media, showing how the young man in red and blue jeans was...
  The Defence Headquarters has given details of the suspects arrested in connection with the June 5 attack on St. Francis Catholic Church Owo, Ondo State. The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, had on Tuesday during a parley with media executives and editors revealed the names of the terrorists...
  Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has clarified that Idris Ojo is not one of the suspected masterminds of the Owo church attack. The governor gave the clarification in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary Richard Olatunde on Wednesday, hours after Ojo was named as one of the...