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Chief of Air Staff fingered in recruitment scandal

CAS-Sidique Abubakar

A civil rights organisation, Campaign Against Military Impunity, has raised the alarm over alleged recruitment scandal in the Nigerian AirForce. The organisation alleged that the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, had compromised standards in the recruitment exercise for non-commissioned officers from the core North. Presently at the Airforce Base in Kaduna, there is ongoing pre-training formalities and ...

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16 Dead As Multiple Explosions Rock UNIMAID, Other Areas

Suicide bombers being evacuated

A male suicide bomber Sunday night gained entry into the premises of University of Maiduguri, and detonated PBIED on his body near the Rapid Response Services Office building. The suicide bomber died while three (3) University security personnel on duty were injured. One of the injured security personnel, a female (whose identity was given as Becky Edubi), later died while ...

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Evans: Military Gang Member Who Got N6.5m Share Arrested

Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans,

A military personnel, who is a member of the gang  of billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has been arrested by the Nigeria Police High Command in Abuja. An authoritative source disclosed to The Guardian that the arrest of the serving Army Lance Corporal, Victor Chukwunonso, is giving the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris reasons to rejoice. Chukwunonso, with ...

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DSS Arrests Terrorists Planning to Attack on Sallah Day

DSS operative

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Friday said it has uncovered a sinister plot by terrorist elements to stage series of coordinated attacks using explosives on different cities across the country. According to Tony Opuiyo, their aim was to hit on soft targets such as markets, public parks, public processions, recreation centres, as well as worship centres especially the ...

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Osinbajo Condemns Taraba Attacks, Deploys Troops

Yemi Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has condoled with the victims of the recent violent attacks in a number of communities in Taraba State, where deaths have been reported. He outrightly condemned the acts of violence, adding that perpetrators of the attack would be brought to book. While commiserating with the people of the affected communities, the entire government and people of ...

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PPRO Says Video Of Bribe-taking Policeman with POS Machine Untrue


The Lagos state Police Command has dismissed a video footage making the rounds on social media about one of its officers using a Point-of-Sale machine popularly known as POS to extort a commercial motorcyclist. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, on Wednesday said it was necessary to address the situation so as to clarify the account of how ...

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Intelligence Sharing Among ECOWAS Police Aided Arrest of Evans – IGP


The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwamadike, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa. “Information sharing is crucial to tackling the menace of trans-border crimes in West Africa; it is through such exchange that we were able to nab a ...

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Police Dismiss Two Traffic Wardens for Extortion


Two Traffic Wardens F/No. 394120 GDI Musa Muktari and F/No. 10627 GDII Shuaibu Suleman attached to Wuse Police Division, FCT Abuja Command have been dismissed from service with immediate effect for corrupt practice. This followed an Orderly Room trial at the Provost Department, Force Headquarters Abuja in which both wardens were found guilty of abuse of office, soliciting and receiving ...

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AIG assures kidnapped Epe School students to return soon


The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 2 comprising of Lagos and Ogun States Police Commands, Mr Adamu Ibrahim on Monday assured the public especially parents of the kidnapped students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe that all hands are on deck to ensure the safe return of their wards. Speaking to Government House correspondents after ...

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Female Suicide Bombers Nabbed, Others Killed in Borno


At about 8.45 pm Two female suicide bombers were intercepted when they tried to gain access into Dalori 2 Internally Displaced People  (IDP) camp. Two other female suicide bombers also detonated their explosives at the adjoining Dalori kofa village at about 8.10 pm where they killed 16 people. A total of four suicide bombers were involved in the incidents. The ...

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