Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases

Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases
 

Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday. The UN agency added in a statement that a cholera outbreak was first reported by the state’s Ministry of Health, adding that the first c...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Nigerian Military Confirms Death of Soldier in Attack By Suspected Militants

Nigerian Military Confirms Death of Soldier in Attack By Suspected Militants
 

The Nigerian military has confirmed the death of two people including a soldier in an attack by suspected militants. The attack occurred on Monday at Letugbene community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Residents of the area had suggested that four soldiers, members of the Operati...

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2017

Suspected Kidnapper Evans to Be Arraigned Today

Suspected Kidnapper Evans to Be Arraigned Today
 

The suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), will be arraigned before an Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court on Wednesday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. A police source, who did not want to be named because he was not authorised to speak on the matte...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

Police Kill 3 Suspected Armed Robbers in Kano

Police Kill 3 Suspected Armed Robbers in Kano
 

Three suspected armed robbers were on Sunday killed in Kano  by a team of police  officers  during a gunfight along the Kano-Katsina Road. Kano  State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Musa Majia, said the armed robbers had been terrorising traders and travellers plying the busy expres...

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 25, 2017

Suspected Cultist Charged With Defilement, Initiation of Teenager Into Arubaga Cult

Suspected Cultist Charged With Defilement, Initiation of Teenager Into Arubaga Cult
 

The police in Lagos on Friday arraigned a suspected cultist, Destiny Ikechukwu, who allegedly defiled a teenager and initiated her into a secret cult. Ikechukwu, 31, appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court on a four-count charge bordering on abduction, defilement, cult initiation an...

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 14, 2017

Two Explosions Rock Maiduguri, Suicide Bombers Suspected

Two Explosions Rock Maiduguri, Suicide Bombers Suspected
 

Two resounding explosions echoed over Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, at about 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday night. The military and the police have not spoken on the incident or what the targets of the attack were. But persons who live close to the location of the explosions said the blasts occurred ne...

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 12, 2017

DSS Arrests Suspected Kidnappers Cross Nigeria, Recovers Arms, Ammunition  

DSS Arrests Suspected Kidnappers Cross Nigeria, Recovers Arms, Ammunition  
 

By EJIKE EJIKE‎, ABUJA The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has recorded more feats in degrading capacities of criminals and thwarting terrorists’ attacks, kidnapping operations and banditry in different parts of the country. The Service, in a statement signed by one Tony Opuiyo,  exp...

Posted on Jul 8, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 8, 2017

Suspected ‘Badoo Gang’ Member Set Ablaze in Lagos

Suspected ‘Badoo Gang’ Member Set Ablaze in Lagos
 

Residents of an estate in Ikorodu on Friday lynched a suspected member of a gang popularly known as Badoo on the Ikorodu- Mile 12 Express road. Adewale Adejumo, head security, Igbo-Oluwo Estate, said the suspect was arrested at Unity Close inside the estate around 6:30 a.m. with black oil all over h...

Posted on Jul 2, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 2, 2017

Police Arrest Seven Suspected Female Cultists in Akwa Ibom

Police Arrest Seven Suspected Female Cultists in Akwa Ibom
 

Seven young women are among suspected cultists arrested recently in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, the police have said. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Don Awunah, said on Friday that the women were arrested in May at Ikot Udota community, alongside 12 young men, also suspected to be cultists. Mr....

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 1, 2017

Suspected Evans Guns Supplier Under Probe

Suspected Evans Guns Supplier Under Probe
 

•Agencies compile list of stolen arms, ammunition •Suspect arrested by NSCDC, handed over to JTF Security agencies in Bayelsa State are probing the identity of Suoyo mentioned by the notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike, aka Evans, as one of his gang members in the stat...

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 27, 2017

Protest as Suspected Herdsmen Allegedly Kill Farmer

Protest as Suspected Herdsmen Allegedly Kill Farmer
 

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Suspected herdsmen searching for their stray cows have clashed with policemen drafted to the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, after allegedly killing a farmer beside Falae’s farm in Akure, Ondo State. The dece...

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 26, 2017

Suspected Boko Haram Attack Kills 2 in Maiduguri-Damboa Highway

Suspected Boko Haram Attack Kills 2 in Maiduguri-Damboa Highway
 

The Police command in Borno State has confirmed the death of two persons in a suspected Boko Haram attack along the Maiduguri-Damboa highway. Borno State Police Commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said that the dead persons included a police man and a truck driver. “You...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 21, 2017

Why I Collect Ransom in Dollars, and How I Became a Billionaire – Suspected Kidnap Kingpin

Why I Collect Ransom in Dollars, and How I Became a Billionaire – Suspected Kidnap Kingpin
 

A suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike, also known as Evans, who was arrested by the police in Lagos said on Sunday that he chose to collect ransom in American dollars to be different from other kidnappers. The suspect, while being paraded at the Lagos Police Command in Ikeja, told j...

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 12, 2017

24 Suspected Boko Haram Members Arrested In Edo

24 Suspected Boko Haram Members Arrested In Edo
 

BEVERLY HILLS, June 12, (THEWILL) – The Otaru of Auchi Kingdom in Edo State, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Aliru m. Momoh, , Alhaji Aliru H. Momoh, on Monday announced the arrest of 24 suspected Boko Haram members in the community by the Nigerian Army. The monarch disclosed this in an interview with ...

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 12, 2017

Gambia Issues Arrest Warrants for Suspected Killers of Journalist

Gambia Issues Arrest Warrants for Suspected Killers of Journalist
 

A Gambian court on Friday issued international arrest warrants for two ex-soldiers suspected of murdering a journalist during the rule of former President Yahya Jammeh. Mr. Jammeh fled into exile in January after 22 years of power marred by alleged human rights abuses. Principal magistrate Isatou Ja...

Posted on May 19, 2017 - Last updated on May 19, 2017

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