Declares Afenifere Terrorist Organisation, Arrest Adebanjo – Northern Coalition To FG

ABUJA – The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has asked the Federal Government to immediately declare as terrorist organisations and proscribe Afenifere and other cultural tribal organisations undermining the peace, security and peaceful coexistence of Nigeria. CNG, in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, by its spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said any individuals as Chief Ayo Adebanjo and others associated with such groups or organisations that …

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How NDLEA recovered 35 wraps of cocaine from lady’s underwear at Lagos airport

Abuja – Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)have allegedly recovered 35 wraps of cocaine from the underwear of a lady, Okafor Ebere Edith, during the outward clearance of passengers on Air Cotevoire, to Monrovia, Liberia from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja, Lagos. Director, Media & Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. According to …

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Abba Kyari: Arewa Youths Spit Fire, Warn America Over Extradition Plan

Abuja – The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has taken a swipe at the American Court that ordered the arrest of DCP Abba Kyari, and dismissed what it described as “the attempted intimidation of a police officer right inside his independent fatherland”. In a statement signed by the group’s National President, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, AYCF sounded a note warning that “nothing must happen to him( …

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Pandemonium In Imo As Bandits Behead 2 Police Officers, Bomb Station

Abuja – There was palpable fear in Umuaka, Njaba Local Government Area Imo State as group of bandits allegedly bombed the Umuaka divisional police station, police quarters as well allegedly beheaded 2 of the officers in an early morning attack on Saturday. However, police ‘Operation Restore Peace who got hint of the activities of the bandits attack at the station immediately swung into action, killing …

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Jonathan To Stakeholders: Relevance Of Ijaw Ethnic Nationality Threatened

Abuja – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on leaders and stakeholders of Ijaw Nation to shun divisiveness and work together in love and unity for the collective interest of Ijaw people in Nigeria. Jonathan made the call when the national executives of the Ijaw National Congress accompanied by the Central Zone officials of the Ijaw Youth Council, paid him a courtesy visit at his …

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Tinubu Out Of Nigeria, Not Hospitalised –Aide Says

Abuja – All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is currently out of Nigeria but not hospitalised, his Media Adviser, Tunde Rahman, has said. Online reports had claimed that the former governor of Lagos State between was hospitalised abroad. However, in a short statement sent to our correspondent on Saturday, Rahman said his principal was “hale and hearty”. The statement reads, “His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu …

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Resident Doctors Set To Begin Indefinite Strike Monday

Abuja – Doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have unanimously agreed to embark on an indefinite strike from Monday, August 2, 2021. This is coming at a very critical time when the country is currently experiencing a rise in COVID-19 infections; the signal of a third wave of the pandemic. The doctors reached the decision after their National Executive …

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Hushpuppi Gate: Abba Kyari Assembles Team Of Lawyers, Threatens That Heads Will Roll If Extradited

Abuja – Embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, on Friday assembled a team of lawyers to fight off his looming arrest and extradition by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States, which appears to be hell bent in returning with the alleged fraudulent officer. SaharaReporters learnt that Kyari is also lobbying the Nigeria Police Force starting with the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, and …

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EFCC Arrests Bukola Saraki Over Alleged Money Laundering

Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has held a former president of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, in custody over allegations of theft and money laundering, Premium Times reports. Saraki, a former Kwara State governor, was detained on Saturday, sources familiar with the development said, a situation that may trigger another episode of troubles for the politician. As senate president between 2015 and …

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PSC Reacts To Hushpuppi’s Saga, Says No Formal Report On Abba Kyari Before Us

Abuja – There is no formal report on Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari over his alleged involvement in Ramon Olorunwa Abbas aka Hushpuppi fraud case with the Police Service Commission (PSC), it was learnt on Saturday. The Commissioner in charge of Media on the board of the Police Service Commission, Mr. Austin Braimoh disclosed this to our correspondent. The United States Department of …

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How Bello, A Notorious Bandit In Sokoto Was Arrested While Buying Sex Enhancers 

By Our Reporter Sokoto – A 40-year old notorious bandit in Sokoto state, Bello Galadima has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC where he had gone to buy sex enhancement drugs in the Aliyu Jodi area of the state. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr Ahmed Audi who disclosed this in a statement issued Wednesday in Abuja also restated his …

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Kano Cholera Outbreak: Death Toll Now 169, 191 Hospitalised

…We’re working tirelessly to arrest situation – Govt By Our Reporter. Kano – The Cholera outbreak ravaging 41 out of 44 Local Government areas of Kano State has left 169 persons dead. The Director of Public Health, Kano State Ministry of Health, Dr Ashiru Rajab who confirmed this in an interview with newsmen said the casualties were recorded within the last three months in the …

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Human Trafficking: NAPTIP Rescues 100 Victims, Arrests 50 Traffickers In 6 Months – Agie

Agency Report Enugu – The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person (NAPTIP) said it rescued at least 100 victims of human trafficking in the South-East between January and June. The Enugu Zonal Commander of NAPTIP, Mrs Nneka Ajie, said this on Friday in Enugu during the celebration of the 2021 World Day Against Human Trafficking. Ajie said the victims, who were mostly …

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How 91 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters, families surrendered in N/East – Army

Abuja – The Nigerian Army says the troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) have taken custody of 91 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists and their families who surrendered recently in North East. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Nwachukwu said the troops of 202 Battalion took custody of eight insurgents and …

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Ejiofor, Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer institutes judicial process to access client in DSS custody

Abuja – Following the denial to see his client, the Lead Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, on Friday said a judicial process has been instituted against the Department of State Services (DSS) to allow access his client. Ejiofor on Thursday alleged that the DSS denied him access his client. This, he had said, was in violation …

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