Connect with us

Security

Thugs Set Apapa Iganmu Police Station in Lagos on Fire

Published

on

thugs set apapa police station on fire

A police station situated in Apapa Iganmu, Lagos state has been burnt down by alleged thugs. It was revealed that the hoodlums arrived at the Police station on Tuesday 20,2020 in the morning around the time of 9:00 am and began their attack on the building.

Click to watch our YouTube Videos
Following this development, the Lagos State government has declared a 24-hour Curfew effective 4 pm Tuesday 20,2020.
The only people exempted from the curfew are essential service providers and first responders.

Incase You Missed:

Youths Have the Right to Peaceful Protest, Buhari Insists

Kogi bank robbery: IGP orders manhunt for perpetrators

FG TO INJECT OVER N600BN INTO AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD SECURITY

Collapsed Building Claims Seven Lives in Lagos

 

Newsroom

Court Awards N20b Damages Against DSS for Raid of Igboho’s House

Published

on

Court Awards N20b Damages against DSS for Raid of Igboho’s House

Justice Ladiran Akintola of Oyo State High Court has directed the Department of State Security (DSS) to pay N20 billion to Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) for unlawfully invading his Soka, Ibadan house on July 1.

Akintola awarded the sum as exemplary and aggravated damages against the secret police in the suit filed by Igboho in which he is seeking N500 billion damages for the invasion.

Follow us on Facebook
The court also declared the invasion illegal and tongue-lashed the DSS for acting based on what he described as “arbitrary aggression and prejudices” from his agitation for Yoruba nation.

Read Also:

Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth ‘Petty Pleads Guilty Over Failing to Register as Sex Offender

Akwa Ibom Governor Signs the Anti-Grazing Bill into Law

Continue Reading

Newsroom

NAF Probes Accidental Airstrike on Yobe Community

Published

on

NAF Probes Accidental Airstrike on Yobe Community

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has admitted that its aircraft bombed Buhari Village in Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State and killed 10 people while over 20 others were hospitalised.
Residents and vigilantes had initially claimed that a Nigerien aircraft carried out he airstrike.
The initial tweet in response to reports of the attack read: “This tweet is false in its entirety. The NAF last conducted a mission into Yobe State (not Yunusari LGA) on September 5, 2021 and it was an armed recce. No bomb or missile was even expended. Thanks.”

But 24 hours after, NAF took responsibility for the incident, admitting in a statement by its spokesman Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet that the service carried out the airstrike.

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has commiserated with families of the victims of the airstrike.

Follow us on Facebook

A statement by the Director General of Press Affairs to the Governor, Alhaji Mamman Muhammad, called for a full investigation into the incident to forestall a recurrence.

The governor also directed his Special Adviser on Security Affairs to liaise with NAF and the Multi-National Joint Task Force for details on the incident.

Read Also:

Rivers State Govt. Approves N5bn for Development of Medical Facilities

Alpha Jet Might Have Crashed, Killing Two Crew Members Says NAF

Continue Reading

Newsroom

Don’t Accommodate Fraudsters in your Hostels, EFCC Warns Operators

Published

on

Don’t Accommodate Fraudsters in your Hostels, EFCC Warns Operators

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday warned hotel owners across the country not to accommodate suspected internet fraudsters in their facilities.
The agency Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, gave the warning in a statement in Ibadan, following the arrest of 56 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta.
A said that the suspects were apprehended in their hideouts, which happened to be popular hotels in Abeokuta.
He said, “the operation was carried out based on verified intelligence backed by weeks of surveillance.”
According to him, the operation was earlier frustrated by the hotel owners, who employed various antics, including shutting down of power supply, to enable some of the suspects to escape arrest.

Follow us on Facebook
Uwarejen said The action of the hoteliers amounts to deliberate sabotage and obstruction of law enforcement officers, an offence punishable under Section 38 (2) of the EFCC (Establishment) Act, 2004.
He noted that the commission would not tolerate situations where hotel owners or managers permit fraudsters to use their facilities and shield them from arrest by law enforcement.

Read Also:

Police Intercepts 753 GPMG Ammunition, Arrests Bank Robbers in Abakaliki

Sunday Igboho Arrested in Benin Republic

Continue Reading

Trending