Alhaji Musa Umar, a business mogul, former Customs officer and Buhari’s in-law has been kidnapped by four unidentified gunmen on Wednesday 01/05/2019. A witness told the News Agency of Nigeria that the kidnappers who stormed Umar’s Daura residence came at about 7 pm in...
President Muhammad Buhari has approved the adoption of a community police system to combat growing security threats across Nigeria, the IG of Police has said.PMB has approved community policing — IG The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, made the announcement Tuesday, 30/04/2019, at the Forum of...
The Senate on Monday passed the Conferment bill which seeks to prescribe punishment for the offenses of abduction, wrongful restraint and wrongful conferment for ransom. This bill which seeks to combat and prevent any form of kidnapping in Nigeria passed its third reading on the floor...
The chairman of the Governing Board of Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Mohammed Abubakar and his daughter were among tens of people kidnapped on Monday 29/04/2019 along Abuja-Kaduna expressway. https://youtu.be/l3_2WVagRBk The UBEC Chairman's vehicle. It was gathered that his driver...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. He was charged with accepting gratification in form of a house valued at N550 million on...
A gate-man, Musa Usman, has rejected a house offer as parting gift from his boss whom he served for 25 years, requesting for a borehole for his community instead. Usman, who hail from Giljimmi, a Fulani settlement in Birniwa local government area of Jigawa state, lives...
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a cartel, which specialised in planting illicit drugs in travelers’ luggage. The NDLEA Chairman, Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd), disclosed this in a statement. The cartel was uncovered after NDLEA detectives embarked on investigation of a...
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called for extra-vigilance among stakeholders as a necessary measure to stem the tide of the growing insecurity in the country and advising that proactive measures and functional collaboration among stakeholders are necessary to address security challenges. In a...
Retired Justice Mamman Nasir, former President of the Court of Appeal and the District Head of Malumfashi as well as the Galadima of Katsina, has been buried according to Islamic rites in Malaumfashi, Katsina State. The Information Officer, Katsina Emirate Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Bindawa, made the announcement...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba, Damaturu Honourable Mai Mala Buni, the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) gubernatorial candidate, has been declared officially winner of the 2019 governorship election with a total votes of 444,013 trouncing his opponent, Ambassador Umar Bello Iliya of the Peoples Democratic Party...