How policewoman ‘help’ release Evans’ arrest for robbery

The arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike alias Evans, was arrested in 2006 for armed robbery where seven members of his gang died while sharing their loot in Lagos State.

How policewoman ‘help’ release Evans’ arrest for robbery

The arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onuamadike alias Evans, was arrested in 2006 for armed robbery where seven members of his gang died while sharing their loot in Lagos State. A very reliable police source revealed this on Sunday as investigations on Evans past activities deepened. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Evans and […]

Presidency debunks Media report on Buhari’s speech impairment

Abuja – The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment.

Presidency debunks Media report on Buhari’s speech impairment

Abuja – The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment. Recently there have been reports in the social media claiming that the President was suffering from speech impairment and memory loss. However, in the recording, aired on Sunday by some radio stations, […]

Probe Fulani Herdsmen’s source of weapon – Sultan of Sokoto tells FG

Probe Fulani Herdsmen’s source of weapon – Sultan of Sokoto tells FG

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, has advised the Federal Government to probe the sources of weapons used by herdsmen accused of attacking Nigerian communities. Abubakar’s advice is contained in his Eid-el Fitr message delivered on Sunday in Sokoto. “Real herdsmen do not carry guns; they only move with their cows and sticks. “There […]

Police arrest solider as a member of Evans gang member

Afeez Hanafi The police have arrested a soldier, Lance Corporal, Victor Chukwunonso, as a gang member of the notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike aka Evans. Chukunonso with Army No: 09/NA/64/6317 is attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos He was arrested on Saturday by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence […]

2017 Budget: Stop Spreading Half-Truths – Senate tells Fashola

The Senate has cautioned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, to stop spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget as the legislators worked to ensure equity across the country on all new and outstanding projects.

2017 Budget: Stop Spreading Half-Truths – Senate tells Fashola

The Senate has cautioned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, to stop spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget as the legislators worked to ensure equity across the country on all new and outstanding projects. In a statement by its spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate noted […]

You’re safe wherever you live, DHQ assures Nigerians

You’re safe wherever you live, DHQ assures Nigerians

The Defence Headquarters on Friday assured Nigerians that their lives and property are safe and secured wherever they choose to reside in the nation. The Director Defence Information Maj.-Gen. John Enenche gave the assurance in a statement. Enenche said that this followed “so many requests in the recent past, to know from the military about […]

CCT appeal: Senators vow to back Saraki, accuse FG of witch-hunt

Some members of the Senate are spoiling for a fresh battle with the Presidency over the decision by the Federal Government to appeal against the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal which acquitted President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, of a false and anticipatory declaration of assets when he was governor of Kwara State.

CCT appeal: Senators vow to back Saraki, accuse FG of witch-hunt

Some members of the Senate are spoiling for a fresh battle with the Presidency over the decision by the Federal Government to appeal against the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal which acquitted President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, of a false and anticipatory declaration of assets when he was governor of Kwara State. […]

Revealed: Over 3,000 policemen killed in B’Haram insurgency not insured

Over 3,000 policemen, who died in the line of duty in 2013 while fighting the Boko Haram insurgents, lacked insurance cover because the Federal Government failed to make provisions for them, investigations by Saturday PUNCH have revealed.

Revealed: Over 3,000 policemen killed in B’Haram insurgency not insured

Over 3,000 policemen, who died in the line of duty in 2013 while fighting the Boko Haram insurgents, lacked insurance cover because the Federal Government failed to make provisions for them, investigations by Saturday PUNCH have revealed. It was learnt that the policemen lost their lives in 2013 at the peak of the insurgency in […]

Arewa Liberation Movement Warns Against Implementing 2014 Confab Recommendations, Backs Igbo’s Secession

Arewa Liberation Movement Warns Against Implementing 2014 Confab Recommendations, Backs Igbo’s Secession

Arewa Liberation Movement (ALM) has issued a stern warning against the implementation of the 2014 Confab recommendations, saying that it was drafted to favour a particular group. The group expressed this in a statement jointly signed by its National President, Usman A. Usman and National Secretary Kabir Haruna Alfa, made available to newsmen in Kaduna […]

Boko Haram: DSS uncovers plot to attack Kano, Kaduna others

Boko Haram: DSS uncovers plot to attack Kano, Kaduna others

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered plot by suspected terrorists to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Mr Tony Opuiyo, an operative of the service who made the disclosure in Abuja, said two suspects — Yusuf Adamu and Abdulmuminu Haladu — were arrested in Sokoto […]

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