34 arrested for security breech in Ikorodu

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi has ordered the arrest of 34 persons posing as members of Peace Corps in Ikorodu area of the state. According to the police authority, the 34 were arrested for for security breech in the Ikorodu area of the state. The suspects have been transferred to SCIID, Panti, […]

Security: IGP request yearly recruitment of 31,000 policemen

Folake Sokoya The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve a yearly recruitment of 31,000 policemen for the next five years. This he said would enable Nigeria meet the United Nation’s (UN) requirement numbers on policing in every nation. The IGP, represented by Deputy-Inspector General of Police (DIG) Foluso […]

Shrine demolition photo file from google

Police demolishes 5 Ritualist Shrines In Ikorodu

Folake Sokoya The Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi on September 20, 2017, discovered six shrines used for ritual purposes in Agbowa Ikorodu area of the state. According to police report, based on intelligence information  received from eminent persons of the area,  the CP and his team immediately swung into action  leading to the […]

Christ Living Church Mission House, Nimbo, torched on April 25, 2016

Climate Shock: How Soil Degradation Brought Nigeria Deaths, Sorrow, Distrust

Herders and farmers now share a fragile co-existence in Nigeria, further underscoring the fact that man needs the environment and the latter doesn’t need him. Tayo Olanipekun writes that effects of Climate Change on rural dwellers are quite death-dealing. He also focuses on how soil degradation brought death, sorrow and distrust.   Attacks on farmers […]

Police kill 2 kidnapers, recover N1.1m ransom in Niger

Olabode Adaramola Nemesis has caught up with some notorious   kidnappers in Niger state , following the killings of two members of the gang  by the police  during a gun duel with the hoodlums in Rafi Local Government Area of the state. Also recovered rexocered from the gangsters was the sum of N1.1million, out of the […]

FILE PHOTO: A capsized vessel used to illustrate the story [Photo: Al Jazeera]

Niger Boat mishap: 12 bodies recovered

Olabide Adaramola Twelve bodies, among them 10 females and an eight year old boy from the scene of Saturday’s commercial boat accident in river Shiroro, in Munya local government area of Niger state, have been recovered. The bodies of the victims  were recovered with the help of  combined efforts of the marine police stationed at Shiroro […]

IPOB procession

IPOB ban is unconstitutional, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the categorisation of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation by the defence headquarters and proscription of the group by south-east governors did not follow due process. The military and governors from the south-east moved against IPOB on Friday. In a statement on Monday, Saraki said due […]

RRS Nabs rail metal vandals

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos Police Command have arrested five suspects for stealing 28 iron ballasts meant for rail lines in some parts of Lagos metropolis. The five suspects, who said they are scrap metal dealers, were intercepted inside a bus with the registration number JJJ 929 EL by the […]