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Nigeria Army Says Boko Haram Fighters Wears New Uniforms

The Nigerian Army says it has discovered that the Boko Haram terrorists now have new means of identification. A statement by a spokesman for the Army, Colonel Sani Usman, said troops of 22 Brigade Garrison and elements of Three Battalion that went out on Monday on a long range fighting patrol

RRS Arrests Danfo Driver Over Theft Alleged Theft Of Eko Bridge Rails

  The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Nigeria Police Command has arrested a man, Ademola Ibrahim, who claimed to be a driver of commercial bus in Lagos, popularly known as Danfo driver, for allegedly removing the rails both under and above the Eko Bridge. Ibrahim was said to have conspired with

Police Smash Fuel Syndicate, Recover Stolen Petroleum In Nylon Bags

  The Lagos State Police Command has beamed its searchlight on pipeline vandals and oil thieves operating in Festac area of the State. The operatives who raided oil pipelines at Aquatira Area, 1st Avenue by 12 Road, recovered 3,600 litres of petroleum products suspected to be stolen, which were stored in polyethylene

Hijab-Wearing Robber Arrested In Minna

The Niger State Police Command has arrested a suspected robber, Gideon Ezechukwu, who allegedly uses the Hijab as camouflage during operations. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Bala Elkanah, Public Relation Officer of the Police Command in the state, said on Thursday that the police arrested the suspect of Dutsen Kura Gwari,

Suspected Thief Steals Phone, Beats Up RRS Operative

By Our Correspondent A suspected pickpocket, Idowu Nojeem, 32, had his cup full on Thursday as the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command arrested him. The suspect was arrested for allegedly stealing the mobile telephone, a Tecno Y5 handset of a plain cloth operative of the Squad and then

Man Remanded In Kirikiri Over Alleged Defilement

Essien Happiness, a 31-year-old man, alleged to have raped his eight-year-old step daughter was on Thursday remanded in prison custody by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, remanded the accused in Kirikiri Prison, and adjourned the case till May 25 for Directorate of Public Prosecution’s legal

Chadian Troops Intercepts ISIS Weapons Meant For Boko Haram

Details emerged Thursday that military authoritites in Chad have intercepted a large cache of weapons sent from ISIS affiliate in Libya to Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, with Nigeria being the most likely destination. The weapons were seized two weeks ago, underscoring the increasing ties between Boko Haram

Police, DSS Say Shiite Is A Threat To Nigeria’s Security

The Nigeria Police and DSS have said that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) wing of the Shiite sect constitutes a security threat to the nation. The agencies were speaking at separate submissions at the on-going public hearing of the Kaduna State Commission of Inquiry into the Shiite/Army clash of December

FG Embraces SADP On Cannabis Cultivation

The Federal Government has embraced the Sustainable Alternative Development Programme, as one of the key strategies for addressing Cannabis cultivation, which is the single largest local homegrown concern for the country In this regard, Nigeria has resolved, to continue to support the effective implementation of the United Nations guiding principles on