‘I Have Been Into Armed Robbery For Over 20 Years’ – Gbenga Kikiowo

The deadly armed robber Gbenga Kikiowo Notorious and deadly armed robber, Gbenga Kikiowo, who was arrested by the police has confessed that he started committing crimes at the age of seven and desired to be more popular than infamous armed robbers such as Ishola Oyenusi and Shina Rambo. The 27-year-old armed robber was arrested by detectives at the Ondo State Police Command. Kikiowo told journalists when he was paraded by the Ondo State Police Command in Akure, the state capital alongside 14 other criminals said that he had operated in…

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Unknown Gunmen Kidnap 40 Worshippers Observing Tahajjud Inside Katsina Mosque

According to reports from Katsina State, about 40 Muslim worshippers were abducted by a group of unknown gunmen while observing Tahajjud, a kind of midnight prayer observed during the Holy Month of Ramadan, at a mosque in Jibiya town of Katsina State. Katsina State is the home state of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Residents of the town disclosed that dozens of gunmen struck at the mosque around 2am on Monday and took away the worshippers. It was learnt…

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Armed Robbers Attack Bullion Van In Ondo State, Escape With Undisclosed Amount

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu SAN of Ondo State Armed robbers, on Thursday evening attacked a bullion van at Elemosho Village along the Akure-Ondo Expressway in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State, and fled with an undisclosed huge sum of money. An eyewitness said the robbers intercepted and attacked the bullion van belonging to one of the commercial banks, as it headed towards Akure at about 5:00p.m. The eyewitness said, in the operation, which lasted for about 20 minutes, the robbers shot three people and disappeared into the bush. According…

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Imo, Zamfara States Get New CPs In Latest Police Posting

Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba As part of the strategies to assert himself as well as tackle the spate of insecurity in the country, the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba, has requested the deployment of Mr Abutu Yaro as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of Imo State. Recently, Imo State has been engulfed in series of crisis especially since the state Governor, Hope Uzodimma claimed that he invited the military to engage members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and IPOB members…

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Insecurity: Gunmen Kidnap Miyetti Allah Leader In Kogi

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Chairman in Kogi State, Wakili Damina, has been abducted by gunmen according to reports by NAN. Adamu Abubakar, Kogi MACBAN secretary, said Damina was abducted on April 30 by some armed men dressed in army uniform. He said the abductors, numbering about eight, came in a white bus at about 12:00 noon to “forcefully” take away the chairman from his house in Chikara village, Kogi LGA. Abubakar said he was informed of the incident by the younger brother of Damina. The secretary…

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DSS Supports Indivisible United Nigeria; Warns Against Unsavoury & Inciting Utterances

The Department of State Services (DSS) hereby condemns the unsavoury statements by misguided elements who have continued to threaten the government, sovereignty, and corporate existence of this country. Notable are the unnecessary vituperations and activities of some religious and past political leaders who have either called for forceful change of government or mass action against it. It has been established that the main objective for these is to cause a disintegration of the country. It is unfortunate that those in the forefront of this are respectable individuals who should be…

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Enugu State: Police Station Attacked, Three Cops Feared Dead

Reports reaching our newsroom has it that another Divisional Police Station in Adani, in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State has been attacked by gunmen with fears of fatalities. The latest attack, which has become like a trend in the South-East is coming barely 24 hours after a Police Zonal Headquarters, Zone 13 in Ukpo, Anambra State was attacked with security infrastructure in the station razed to ashes.

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UN Condemns Boko Haram Attack On International Aid Partners’ Facilities In Borno Community

The United Nations has condemned the incessant attacks by the terrorist group Boko Haram in the North-east, saying that three international aid partners’ facilities were directly targeted and set ablaze on at the weekend by the terrorist group in Damasak, Borno State. On Sunday the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, in a statement said that the attack in Damasak will affect support to 8,800 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 76,000 people in the host community receiving humanitarian assistance and protection. Kallon said: “I am deeply concerned about…

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The Current Security Arrangement For Southeast Is Unconstitutional

By Aloy Ejimakor The ‘expanded’ security meeting on Southeast held recently with SE Governors had an interesting posse of security chiefs in attendance, including the following: 1. Maj-Gen Abubakar Maikobi (GOC, 82 Division, Nigerian Army). 2. Air Vice-Marshall Idi Amin (Air Officer Commanding). 3. Yusuf Ishaku (Director, DSS Anambra). 4. A. J. Ibrahim (Director, DSS Abia State). 5. H. E. Abdullah (Director, DSS Ebonyi). 6. B. Likinyo (Director, DSS Enugu). 7. Baba Tijani (AIG, Zone 9, Umuahia). 8. Awosola Awotinde (CP, Ebonyi State). 9. Ahmadu Abdulrahman (CP, Enugu State). 10.Rabiu…

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At Long Last, Buhari Mohammed Adamu, Appoints New IGP

Nigeria’s New Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr Usman Alkali Baba (left) and his outgoing counterpart, Mr Mohammed Adamu Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari who is in faraway United Kingdom (UK) on medical reasons has appointed a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this to State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. Baba is taking over from Mr Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure Buhari extended for three months on February 4, 2021. Although the…

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