Boko Haram: Military to reintegrate Northern Borno IDPs – Buratai

…Protect them for four months …Insists sects been defeated on Nigerian soil Plans have been concluded by the Nigerian military to reintegrate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Northern Borno back to their communities, Chief of Army Staff  (COAS) Gen. Tukur Buratai said on Thursday. He said the IDPs, who fled their residences following attacks fromRead More

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Cultism: Five feared killed as thugs, police battle in Mushin

ACP Tunji Disu-led RRS operatives at the scene of the fracas... yesterday

No fewer than five people including a policeman are feared killed in cult-related violence on Monday and yesterday. Two traders were killed inside Ladipo International Market on Monday evening by suspected cultists. A policeman, a hoodlum and a pupil died during a clash at Idi-Oro.  It was gathered that the policemen was stabbed to deathRead More

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IRT arrests eight suspected robbers

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Wednesday arrested eight suspected armed robbers whose alleged specialty was house burglary and car snatching. The gang leader, Felix Iheanacho (37) and his members – Emmanuel Manase (29), Daniel Talumun (26), Ibrahim Musa (32), Tayo Oyemaki (24), Promise Ruben (25), were arrested alongsideRead More

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Army’s Mammy Market, a security threat – Embassies

Foreign Embassies and High Commissions on Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Thursday described as security threat, the popular Nigerian Army Mammy Market operated in the neighbourhood. They also condemned the activities of touts crowding the parking lot near the Ahmadu Bello Way end of the crescent to scout customers. Their complaints were tabledRead More

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Police arrest ‘kidnapper’, rescue Chinese 

The police in Ogun yesterday said a Chinese, Lee Qiang, kidnapped on Monday along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has been rescued. Qiang was kidnapped by six armed men around 5pm at Ogere while he was on his way to Abeokuta, the state  capital. It was gathered that the Chinese was rescued Tuesday morning by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS)Read More

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