Saturday, 19 June, 2021

Category: Security


The people of Agu – Amaede community in Eha-Amufu town, Isi-Uzo council area of Enugu State have cried out over incessant kidnapping of their kinsmen by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The assailants struck the community last week and kidnapped seven villagers, Read more…


The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has slammed the Nigerian Navy for moving an institute to Kano instead of a state with the sea. Naija News reports that following the increase in bandits attacks, the Read more…


Four Chinese working at the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project were yesterday, abducted in Ogun State by gunmen while a policeman was killed during the operation. The policeman was one of the security men escorting the Chinese expatriates who were Read more…


Some Nigerians on social media have slammed some Northern groups for placing a bounty on the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The PUNCH had earlier reported that a coalition of 75 Northern groups under the aegis of Read more…


Leaders of the Pan Yoruba group Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Middle Belt Forum (MBF) and other eminent Nigerians have called for a brand new Constitution before 2023 general elections. They argued the current 1999 Constitution does Read more…


The Police in Imo have confirmed an attack on the country home of Mr Ekene Nnodimele, a lawmaker representing Orsu constituency in the Imo House of Assembly. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abutu Yaro, confirmed this to Read more…


The abductors of a farmer, Alhaji Jimoh Olodan, in Iyemero Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, have demanded a sum of N30 million for the victim to regain his freedom. Olodan was kidnapped at a farmstead named Elegure Read more…


Controversy has trailed reports that soldiers in Ekiti protested alleged non-payment of their accumulated allowances by Governor Kayode Fayemi. Reports of the protest, which went viral on social media platforms, had claimed the soldiers blocked the roads leading to the Read more…


Soldiers of 72 Special Force Brigade, Nigeria Army, Makurdi on Monday night intercepted 73 young men from Nasarawa State on their way to Imo State. The able-bodied young men who were loaded in five trucks were intercepted at Agan Toll Read more…


Iran has produced 6.5kg of uranium at 60% purity, the government has announced, as indirect talks with the US to revive the 2015 nuclear deal continue into what negotiators have said may be the final week. The move means Iran Read more…


The Movement for the Emancipation and Defence of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Monday warned of grave retaliation should the Fulani group carry out their threat to attack Delta State and the governor after the three-day (72 hours) ultimatum. While Read more…


Suspected herdsmen have allegedly attacked Aguamade village in Eha-Amufu town, in Isi-Uzo council area of Enugu State. The assailants were said to have kidnapped seven villagers, including a woman. They were reported to have killed one of the victims, said Read more…