Sunday, September 15, 2019

NAF Destroys Terrorists’ Ammunition-Laden Truck In Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed two ammunition–laden gun trucks in Northern Borno, belonging to the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Daramola said the trucks were destroyed by the Air Task Force (ATF) of the Operation...

Police Confirm Kidnap Of 6 Persons On Kaduna-Abuja Highway

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sep. 7. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo said in a press statement issued on Monday in Kaduna that two of the victims were however abandoned by the bandits. According to him, the kidnappers who...

FBI Bust: EFCC Gathering Data On Indicted Nigerians In US – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has disclosed that the agency is collating comprehensive data on the Nigerians indicted in the recently busted money laundering offences in the United States. 80 suspects, most of whom were Nigerians, were allegedly involved in the crimes investigated by the Federal Bureau...

Taraba Attacks: Bandits Kill Two, Kidnap One, Injure Police Officer

Unknown gunmen have killed two persons and injured a police officer in separate attacks on villages in Taraba State.  The attacks took place in Wukari and Donga local government areas of the state. In Yoina village within Wukari LGA, a heavy-duty vehicle driver named Aweza Abdullahi was killed by some yet to identified gunmen. Confirming the incident...

Kidnappers seize CAN members sent to deliver ransom

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has cried out over the abduction of two of its members sent to deliver ransom to kidnappers keeping the two children of a Kaduna-based bishop hostage. Kaduna CAN Chairman, Rev. Joseph Hayab while speaking in Kaduna, alleged that the kidnappers abducted its members and also failed to release the...

Southwest Governors Get nod to Establish zonal Security outfit

Governors in the six Southwest states are putting finishing touches to the inauguration of a joint regional security outfit codenamed Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN). This followed the Approval in Principle given by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for the zone to establish a Joint Task Force (JTF) to tackle killings, banditry...

Police Recover Guns From Wadume’s Houses In Taraba

Detectives from the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters were said to have recovered many guns from houses belonging to the rearrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, in Ibi and Jalingo. A source in Ibi said the police recovered several AK 47 and other weapons in the houses of Wadume in Ibbi and Jalingo following a search conducted...

Boko Haram Ransacks Borno Villages As Army Withdraws

Villagers from two local governments in Borno State, Gubio and Magumeri are now hiding in bushes following a night of terror launched by Boko Haram insurgents. The insurgents had gained free entry into the two towns unchallenged as the army had withdrawn from its locations for unexplained reasons. Civilian Joint Task Force members were the only...

Helicopter Drops Guns For Us, Says Arrested ‘Bandit’

Police in Katsina State have arrested a twenty-year-old kidnapper’s errand boy, Aliyu Musa of Chediya village in Kankara LGA. Musa told reporters in local language at the command headquarters in Katsina that he was working with a Fulani bandit since when he was young before being guided on banditry business. He confirmed that he receives directives...

IGP Lauds Operatives Over Taraba Kidnap Kingpin Re-arrest

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has commended the police operatives for their painstaking efforts in the re-arrest of Taraba notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Wadume. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja. He said Wadume was re-arrested in the late hours of...

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