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JUSTICE

The Claim That Iskilu Wakili And Shodipe Are Rescued From Oyo Prison By Gunmen Has Been Debunked

The incident of the attack by some evil unknown gunmen on the medium correctional facility in the community of Abolongo in Oyo State is no longer new. And in the daring unlawful act, it was alleged that two notorious detainees have been at large as hundreds of of the inmates were set free by the Invaders.

  11 months ago ago
The Claim That Iskilu Wakili And Shodipe Are Rescued From Oyo Prison By Gunmen Has Been Debunked

SOCIETY

Why Armed Bandit Kidnapped and Killed a Pregnant Pharmacist in Kaduna State

Photo Credit: SaharaReporters In the past few Years, kidnapping has become endemic in Nigeria as hundreds of Nigerians have been victims of kidnap gangs and most of the time, the perpetrators are armed bandits. While the lucky ones among the victims have been released in exchange for a humongous ransom payment, a few have not been so lucky as they have been killed by their captures.

  11 months ago ago
Why Armed Bandit Kidnapped and Killed a Pregnant Pharmacist in Kaduna State

SOCIETY

Top Drug Cookies Bakers Caught in 2021

Since the NDLEA crackdown on illicit drug trafficking began in January, an increasing number of drug users and traffickers have resorted to mixing various controlled substances with ingredients of home-baked edibles which are thereafter sold via online platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Whatsapp while dispatch riders are enlisted to deliver orders to buyers who conclude transactions online from remote addresses.

  11 months ago ago
Top Drug Cookies Bakers Caught in 2021

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 3 Worshippers Abducted In Ogun State Attack; Igbo Group Send Message To Uzodinma

Gunmen attack Church, abducts three worshippers in Ogun There was pandemonium in Obada Oko in Ewekoro local government area of Ogun State following the kidnapping of three worshippers in a Cherubim and Seraphim Church, along Railway station in the early hours of Sunday. The victims, according to a source, who pleaded anonymity, included; Ifeoluwa Alani-Bello, Adebare Oduntan and Mary Oliyide were said to have been taken away by unknown gunmen while holding a vigil in the aforementioned church.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 3 Worshippers Abducted In Ogun State Attack; Igbo Group Send Message To Uzodinma

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ENaira Can End Kidnapping, Bulk Cash In Banks Should Be Abolished - Former SSA To Edo State Gov

A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on New Media, Jack Obinyan has revealed one of the gains he thinks the newly introduced eNaira will bring to Nigeria and Nigerians. According to him, the electronic/digital Naira can end Kidnapping in the country.

  11 months ago ago
ENaira Can End Kidnapping, Bulk Cash In Banks Should Be Abolished - Former SSA To Edo State Gov

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 2 Pupils Kidnap In Ondo; Army Hits Back At The Economist Over 'Mighty On Paper' Tag

Gunmen Kidnap 2 School Pupils In Akure Two little girls of nursery and kindergarten classes have been kidnapped in their mother’s car in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The pupils were kidnapped inside their mother’s ash coloured Toyota Camry at Leo area, Akure.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 2 Pupils Kidnap In Ondo; Army Hits Back At The Economist Over 'Mighty On Paper' Tag

SOCIETY

SECURITY: The Police And Army Troops Need To Work With Vigilante Groups In The Fight Against Banditry

Photo Used For Illustrative Purpose The security situation of Nigeria has called for serious concern, especially in recent times that the rate of crime is increasing in geometric progression. Officers of the Nigerian Army, Police, NSCDC, and other security seem to be overwhelmed, hence the need to partner with the local vigilantes arose.

  11 months ago ago
SECURITY: The Police And Army Troops Need To Work With Vigilante Groups In The Fight Against Banditry

MILITARY

"Sunday Igboho, Kanu and Sowore Are Terrorists But Gumi and Bandits Are Not" -Eedris Abdulkarim

Nigerian hip hop artist, rapper, song writer and singer Eedris Turayo Abdulkareem Ajenifuja professionally known as Eedris Abdulkareem, has questioned the federal government of Nigeria's claim that popular Yoruba Nation separatist Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has a financial link with a convicted Boko Haram terrorists sponsor.

  11 months ago ago

SOCIETY

How A 25-Year-Old Man Planned With Bandits To Kidnap His Father Over N200,000 In Katsina State

Just as the federal government is trying to fight the issues of insecurity in the country, things like terrorism, kidnapping, banditry and so on has not been fully tackled. Most especially kidnapping, has been on the rise everyday and these attacks are carried out by bandits who have long targeted central and northwestern states, raiding villages, stealing cattle and kidnapping for ransom.

  11 months ago ago
How A 25-Year-Old Man Planned With Bandits To Kidnap His Father Over N200,000 In Katsina State

SOCIETY

Colombia Captures Most Wanted Drug Lord Using 22 Helicopters, 500 Operatives - Photos

Colombia has announced the capture of the most wanted drug lord in the country after deploying 22 helicopters and 500 security personnel for the operation. Cairo Antonio Usuga popularly known as Otoniel has been captured in a jungle raid consisting of 500 security personnel and 22 helicopters after several failed operations.

  11 months ago ago
Colombia Captures Most Wanted Drug Lord Using 22 Helicopters, 500 Operatives - Photos

SOCIETY

'These Bandits Are Acting According To A Script' - Gani Adams Reacts To Oyo Jail Break

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams has sounded the alarm on the danger facing the Southwest region of the country after the recent attack on the Oyo State correctional facility, insisting that armed bandits are acting according Otunba Adams stated that the attack on the facility showed how porous the prison was, and the vulnerability of the security agents guarding it.

  11 months ago ago
'These Bandits Are Acting According To A Script' - Gani Adams Reacts To Oyo Jail Break

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Army Declares State Of Emergency In Sudan, Ikpeazu To Swear In New Commissioners

Army Declares State Of Emergency In Sudan, Arrest Civilian Leaders The Sudanese military has dissolved civilian rule and declared state of emergency in the country. The military also arrested political leaders. This is coming at the heels of the intense protests that hit the Sudan Capital, Khartoum.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Army Declares State Of Emergency In Sudan, Ikpeazu To Swear In New Commissioners

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines;Bandits Abduct Corps Member In Zamfara;Military Jets Fire Terrorists' Boats

Photos Credit: Google Bandits Abduct Corps Members In Zamfara There is panic among corps members in Zamfara State following the abduction of some of their colleagues on their way to their orientation camp in Tsafe local government area of the state. Photos Credit: Leadership News Police confirmed the abduction of two of them along the Sheme-Tsafe highway in the state, but witnesses said about six others were missing since Tuesday.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines;Bandits Abduct Corps Member In Zamfara;Military Jets Fire Terrorists' Boats

SOCIETY

Lagos Police To Probe 30k Extortion: How Mr Macaroni Became The Hero Of The Day

A video of popular Nigerian online comedian Debo Adedayo (aka Mr Macaroni) having a loud argument with some Lagos state policemen attached to the Ogudu Division, trended on social media a day ago. According to the story, some men of the Nigerian police allegedly extorted N30,000 from a young man because he was having dreadlock on his head.

  11 months ago ago
Lagos Police To Probe 30k Extortion: How Mr Macaroni Became The Hero Of The Day

MILITARY

The reason why Sheikh Gumi does not want federal government to declare bandits as terrorists.

The heightened security challenges caused by the unlawful and nefarious activities of bandits in most states of the northwestern region have become alarming. It could be recounted how these bandits have kidnapped both primary school pupils, and even tertiary institution students and demanded a huge ransom. Innocent lives have been lost due to the attacks of these bandits.

  11 months ago ago
The reason why Sheikh Gumi does not want federal government to declare bandits as terrorists.

SOCIETY

Gunmen Attack Church In Abeokuta, Kidnap Three Worshippers

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Sunday attack a white garment church to kidnap three worshippers in Obada area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State. Photo Credit: Goggle The church, Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ona Ara Parish, located along Railway Station was stormed during a vigil.

  11 months ago ago
Gunmen Attack Church In Abeokuta, Kidnap Three Worshippers

SOCIETY

Gunmen Kidnap Two Little Girls From Mother’s Car In Ondo

Unknown gunmen kidnapped two little girls in Ondo State, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Google ( Photo of unknown gunmen ). The two girls of kindergarten and nursery classes were snatched from their mother’s car in Akure, Ondo State. The attack occurred at Leo area of Akure, Ondo state, when the victims mother was driving into their compound in their ash coloured Toyota Camry.

  11 months ago ago
Gunmen Kidnap Two Little Girls From Mother’s Car In Ondo

SOCIETY

KIDNAPPING: Ondo Police Promise To Rescue The Two Children Taken Away In Their Mother's car

Kidnappers have adopted many unthinkable strategies in their operation these days. A woman in Leo Area of Akure, Ondo state was reportedly attacked by some hoodlums who drove her car away with her two children inside right in front of her house. The Ondo State Police command through its PRO, Mrs. Funmilayo Odunlami has confirmed that the incident took place on Saturday night with a promise to recover the car and rescue the children soon.

  11 months ago ago
KIDNAPPING: Ondo Police Promise To Rescue The Two Children Taken Away In Their Mother's car

MILITARY

Army Reacts As Economist Says Insecurity Threatens Nigeria.

The Nigerian Army fired back yesterday after the compelling London based magazine, The Economist, claimed a breakdown of Insecurity and state authority in Nigeria has permitted "criminal gangs to run wild". The Economist, in a piece, titled, 'Insurgence, secessionism and banditry compromise Nigeria:, claims that gang of kidnappers are terrorising the north-west.

  11 months ago ago
Army Reacts As Economist Says Insecurity Threatens Nigeria.

SOCIETY

Police Arrest a Man for Plotting the Kidnap and Murder of His Relative

In Kaduna State, the police have arrested a 36-year-old suspect in connection with the abduction of a businesswoman for N100m ransom. The suspect, identified as Abubakar Halilu was identified as the cousin of the kidnapped victim. As reported by the police, the suspect was interrogated and more information surrounding the kidnap emerged.

  11 months ago ago
Police Arrest a Man for Plotting the Kidnap and Murder of His Relative