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Gunmen attack Igangan again, kill Amotekun leader, three others

Gunmen attack Igangan again, kill Amotekun leader, three others

Four people, including a leader of the Amotekun corps, were reportedly killed Friday after gunmen attacked Igangan, a community in Ibarapa North local government of Oyo State. Witnesses say the attack began at about 7 p.m. after the gunmen arrived at the community with two Hilux vans, an 18-seater Hummer bus, and a Toyota Sienna...

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Man beats pregnant wife to death in Adamawa

Man beats pregnant wife to death in Adamawa

The police has arrested one Robert Mede for reportedly beating his pregnant wife to death. The suspect who is being detained at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police headquarters in Yola, is said to come from Bodere village in Ribadu District of Fufore Local Government Area of the state. Recounting how the incident occurred,...

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Governor Sani Bello approves bill, says penalty to informants of kidnapping is death by hanging

Governor Sani Bello approves bill, says penalty to informants of kidnapping is death by hanging

Niger State Governor and Chairman North Central States Governor’s Forum (NCSGF) Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has assented to some laws in accordance with Section 100(3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). The Laws include: The Kidnapping and Cattle Rustling (Special Provisions) Law, 2021, the Niger State Vigilante Corps (Amendment)...

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US embassy in Nigeria to decrease public operations over insecurity

US embassy in Nigeria to decrease public operations over insecurity

The United States Embassy in Abuja will from July 16 to July 23, reduce its public operations in the country. The embassy which said the services that will be affected include routine American citizen services and the education advising centre, said the decision was taken for security reasons. The statement read; “The U.S. Embassy in...

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300 bandits storm Sokoto community, abduct residents, kill soldiers

300 bandits storm Sokoto community, abduct residents, kill soldiers

Over 300 bandits armed with guns and other weapons have killed two soldiers and inflicted serious injuries on seven others, in a raid on Unguwar Lalle village in Sabon Birni council area of Sokoto State. The soldiers, it was gathered, were manning a checkpoint along Sokoto-Sabon Birni road. According to an eye-witness account, the attackers...

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Federal government declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

Federal government declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

To commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir festival, the Federal Government has proclaimed Tuesday, July 20, and Wednesday, July 21, 2021 as public holidays. Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, revealed this in a statement issued today, July 15. Aregbesola commended all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and abroad on the celebration in a statement...

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Man confesses to murdering 10 children, sucks victim blood

Man confesses to murdering 10 children, sucks victim blood

A serial child killer has confessed to murdering ten children and sucking his victims’ blood in a five-year spree, Kenyan media say. Masten Milimo Wanjala, 20, was arrested on Wednesday, July 14, following the discovery of two bodies dumped near Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. His shock confessions made the front pages of a string of...

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Armed robbers attack UBA in Ondo, murders two

Armed robbers attack UBA in Ondo, murders two

Armed robbers on Thursday attacked a bank in Ondo State. The dare-devil armed robbers were said to have laid siege on the United Bank for Africa, UBA, located in Ilaramokin, Ifedore Local Government Area of the State. Two people were said to have been feared dead in the robbery attack that lasted for few hours.