Thieves break into police station as officers watch UEFA match

(NAN) Thieves broke into a Kenyan police station on Tuesday night as all officers on duty abandoned their post to watch a UEFA Champions League match at a nearby trading center. Kenya Standard newspaper reported that the incident happened at Kobujoi Police Station, Nandi County. The thieves made away with three rifles and ammunition. On returning […]

Court remands 2 traffic wardens for killing NSCDC, officer in Abuja

Molly Kilete, Abuja   The Police Force headquarters in Abuja, has said that the two traffic wardens who participated in the killing of an officer with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), ASC Ogar Jumbo, at Nyanya, Abuja, have been remanded in prison custody. The accused officers – TW GII Idoko Sunday and […]

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja/Kaduna highway

Molly Kilete, Abuja The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway. The suspect, who hails from Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State, is said to […]

Tears flow as Nasarawa holds mass burial for 16 killed by herdsmen

Linus Oota, Lafia   Tears and anger rolled uncontrollably as victims of the recent Nasarawa killings were laid to rest in Kochum-Numa village in AKwanga council of Nasarawa State. A total of 16 out of the 17 victims of the attack were committed to mother earth after the performance of Christian rites. One of the […]

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Federal government has declared Friday and Monday, April 19 and 22, 2019, public holidays to enable Christians to mark this year’s Easter celebration. Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal government, enjoined all Christians to emulate the exemplary attributes of […]

Sudan’s ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

(BBC) Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been detained at the presidential residence under heavy guard. He is reportedly being held in solitary confinement and is surrounded by tight security. Months of […]

Former Peruvian president kills self after police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations

(BBC)Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr. García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of supporters gathered outside the hospital building and were held back by […]

Judge freed, arrested, faces fresh charges

Romanus Okoye The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, re-arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, few minutes after a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja struck out the suit against her. The Commission defended her re-arrest, which it said was done to enable it prefer a fresh criminal charge against her. The court dismissed the suit against […]

Julian Assange, Wikieleaks founder, ejected from Ecuadorian Embassy and arrested by British Police

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been evicted from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he had been holed up since August 2012 and the British police have arrested him. The arrest followed Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno’s announcement that the country has withdrawn asylum from Assange, following repeated ‘aggressive and discourteous behaviour”. A statement by the […]

Coup: Al-Bashir ousted as President of Sudan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted in a military coup and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial minister said on Thursday. He is the second African leader, after Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria to fall in the wake of a tsunami of protests. […]

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