Oyo police place N500, 000 ransom on fleeing serial killer

August 20, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state Police command on Thursday announced N500, 000 reward for information that could lead to the arrest of the escaped 19years old alleged serial killer, Sunday Shodipe. The state Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, made this known in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Lawrence Fadeyi. Enwonwu Read More

Ekweremadu condemns military intervention in Mali

August 19, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

Former Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu (PDP Enugu West) has condemned the military intervention in Mali.  Ekweremadu stated that Mali was strategic in the war against insurgency, adding that political instability in the West African nation portends dire consequences for West Africa and the Sahel region. He stated Read More

AU condemns Mali president, MP’s arrest

August 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

The African Union has condemned the arrest of President Ibrahim Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. Mutineering soldiers in Mali on Tuesday detained Keita and some members of his cabinet at his residence in Bamako, the country’s capital. “We can tell you that the president and the prime minister are under our control,” a top rank soldier, who requested anonymity, Read More

Police arrest 56-year-old woman over sale of day old baby

August 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The sale of a day old baby was aborted after a 56-year-old woman identified as Florence Jonah was arrested by the Rivers state police command. Rivers state police spokesperson, SP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed this said operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) stopped the illegal baby sale at Igwuruta, Ikwerre Local government area of the state. It was Read More

EFCC arrests 32 suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ in Ogbomoso

August 12, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tuesday arrested 32 Yahoo boys for alleged involvement in internet fraud. According to the anti-graft commission, the suspects including three serving members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), were apprehended during a raid on their hideout in Ogbomoso, Oyo state. EFCC in a statement by its Head, Read More

CUPP condemns attack on Revolution Now protesters

August 6, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has condemned attacks on peaceful #Revolution Now protesters across the country. The National Secretary of CUPP, High Chief Peter Ameh in a press release issued on Wednesday said  Nigeria is a democratic state, as such, citizens are afforded with the constitutional right to engage in peaceful protests. He called on the presidency to Read More

Police arrest notorious Abuja car thief in Niger

June 29, 2020 Aideloje Ojo 0

The police have arrested an Abuja-based notorious car snatcher in Lambata area of Niger state.The Police Public Relations Officer PPRO of the state police command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, stated this Monday in a press release.He said, “Based on a tip-off, on 26/6/2020 at about 1630 hrs, a Police patrol team attached to Gawu Babangida division intercepted a Toyota Camry vehicle Read More

Oxfam wants rapists arrested, prosecuted

June 22, 2020 John Oba 0

Oxfam Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation that works to influence policy change in favour of the poor and most vulnerable, has called on relevant security agencies to arrest and prosecute all rapists and perpetrators of gender-based violence in Nigeria. The NGO in a statement Monday in Abuja said authorities must ensure that perpetrators of this evil face the full wrath of Read More

Osun NDLEA arraigns man over 1.5kg Indian hemp

June 8, 2020 Lateef Dada 0

   The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Monday, arraigned one Ahmed Tijani before a Federal High Court, Osogbo, Osun state, for unlawful possession of 1.5kg of cannabis sativa also known as Indian hemp.  The prosecution from the NDLEA, led by Ogaga Azuigo, told the court that the defendant committed the crime sometimes in February 2020. The crime was Read More