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    Fulani terrorists have taken over communities in Delta State and the police seemed incapable of taming their kidnapping and looting activities. The latest victim of the growing abduction of innocent persons was the case of Mr. Augustine Eziashi, a native of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South local government area of the state. He was kidnapped on ...
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    Nigerian police have confirmed the abduction of four Turkish nationals at a pub in Kwara State bringing total number of Turkish nationals kidnapped this month to 17. But the police have assured they were working round the clock to rescue the captives all of whom are yet to be released by the gunmen. The incidents ...
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    The Nigerian Army said on Saturday it has begun proceedings to court martial 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping and desertion, among other criminal offences. Inaugurating the court proceedings in Port Harcourt, General Officer Commanding (GOC) Army 6 Division, Port Harcourt, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, said the suspects were officers and soldiers of the ...
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    Kidnappers on Tuesday night abducted a businessman, Mr. Emmanuel Nwogu, on his business premises in GRA Port Harcourt in the presence of helpless clients and onlookers. Witnesses said the armed men arrived at the DeBooth lounge newly opened by Mr Nwogu early this year between 8 and 9 pm posing as clients of the bar ...
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    Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has charged the police to check rising kidnapping and violent crime rate in the country, saying they have become the police’s great challenge. Okowa made the call on Wednesday when the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5, Mr Alkali Usman, visited him at the Government House, Asaba. He said: “There ...
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    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country. Buratai gave the charge in a statement while felicitating with soldiers on the occasion of 2018 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations. The COAS said that the army was re-strategising to deal ...
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    April 21, 2018 The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it arrested 23 suspected cultists, who were conducting physical training for new recruits, initiation, robbery and kidnapping. The army also said that it arrested 15 other persons suspected to be pipeline vandals and recovered 31 jerry cans of refined petroleum products in the process. Maj.-Gen. ...
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    March 23, 2018 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday decorated 69 newly promoted officers in Niger Command with their new ranks. Addressing the officers after the decorations in Minna, Mr Abosede lsimi, Assistant Commandant General, Zone D, urged the officers to brace-up with challenges of the time in dealing with any ...
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    March 20, 2018 Troops of Mobile Strike Team II deployed in Kaduna arrested a notorious gun runner and recovered 2 AK 47 assault rifle with 38 rounds of 7.62mm special while on clearance operation at suspected armed bandits hideout in Rigachikun general area of Kaduna State on 19 March 2018.  Due to criminal activities taking ...
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    February 20, 2018 The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has contributed a substantial number of troops to the ongoing Joint Operation tagged: ‘Karamin Goro’ in Niger state, as well as other internal security operations in Nigeria. The NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. Adesanya said ...