United Kingdom carrier, British Airways, has resumed its London-Abuja flight BA83 after cancelling the flight for two days. Daily Trust had exclusively reported how the airline cancelled its flight to Abuja on Friday and Saturday 24 hours after diverting the Abuja-bound flight to Lagos. Daily Trust reports that the BA83 flight...
  Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has met with officials of the US State Department led by Molly Phee, Assistant Secretary—Bureau of African Affairs in Washington DC. Atiku announced the meeting in a series of tweets. According to the former Vice President, the focus of “our discussions were...
  The Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB), has approved the dismissal of 15 personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) involved in various degrees of offences. The Commandant General (CG) of the NSCDC, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, made the announcement during a management meeting on Monday,...
  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says its troops have arrested fake officials of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) registering non-Nigerians in Niger Republic. The NIMC operates and regulates matters of national identity in Nigeria, including issuing national identification number (NIN). Nigeria shares border with Niger Republic. At a biweekly press conference on Thursday,...
  The Chinese government has opened police stations in Nigeria and in over 20 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa in its effort to tackle the increasing criminal activities of its citizens abroad. This was contained in an investigative statement titled, ‘110 Overseas Chinese Transnational Policing Gone Wild.’ It was...
  Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Sokoto State command, has paraded five suspects including an uncle of a seven-year-old allegedly sodomised. Speaking with newsmen while parading the suspects at the command headquarters in Sokoto, the NSCDC state commandant, Mohammed Saleh-Dada, said the uncle of the victim was the first suspect...
  The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has condemned the killing of three members of the Anambra State Vigilante Group, who were on official duty at Nkwo, Igboukwu, Aguata Local Government Area of the state. In a statement made available to journalists in Awka on Friday, Soludo’s Press Secretary, Christian...
  The Police Command in Sokoto State had arrested a dismissed Police Officer and four others over alleged criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and kidnapping in the state. Mr Muhammed Gumel, the Commissioner of Police in the state made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Sokoto on Friday. Gumel said the command on...
  Two villagers are said to have died on Wednesday, following an attempt by police officers to rescued some kidnap victims in Katsina State. Sources say the villagers died while security operatives repelled an attack by some terrorists at Gidan Baushe community of Gatakawa village in Kankara Local Government Area. According to...
  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Thursday issued a one-month ultimatum to the Federal Government to give the Benue State Community Volunteer Guards a licence to bear AK-47 rifles. The governor said he applied for a licence for the state-owned security outfit to bear AK-47 rifles three months ago...