By Onwuka Gerald Following the abduction of over 300 students from Government Science School, Kankara in Katsina state by Boko Haram insurgents, security and local sources on Wednesday, revealed that three local gangs led by Awwalun Daudawa were recruited by Boko Haram to abduct the students. Few days after the attack, Islamist group claimed responsibility […]
By Onwuka Gerald A court sitting in Japan on Tuesday, sentenced one Takahiro Shiraishi to death for killing and mutilating nine persons, most were people who had posted suicidal thoughts on social media, Twitter precisely. Tachikawa branch of the Tokyo District Court found Takahiro Shiraishi, who is identified as the ‘Twitter killer,’ guilty of killing, […]
By Onwuka Gerald Following the increased kidnappings, banditry and killings going on in the country, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of recently trained officers of the special Weapon and Tactical Team, SWAT. IGP Adamu ordered the deployment of SWAT officers to carryout routine patrols across the country. […]
By Onwuka Gerald The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has on Monday, confiscated 73 locally manufactured firearms and 891 cartridges in Kebbi state. The service, in a chain of tweets on Monday, said the arms and ammunition were hidden in a truck conveying locally produced rice. “It continued that the contrabands were seized after some of […]
By Onwuka Gerald Gunmen have again attacked and killed Bashir Mandela Jibiya, a farmer in Jibia Local government area of Katsina State, and kidnapped three others in the process. The attack came barely 24 hours after gunmen abducted more than 600 boarding school students at Government Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State. A source said the […]
By Onwuka Gerald Suspected armed robbers on Friday night attacked the Moniya area of Ibadan in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, killing a security guard. The armed robbers invaded a filling station in the area and killed a security guard by smashing his head with a plank after residents confronted them in […]
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