Wednesday, January 27, 2021

DSS Raises Alarm Over Plot To Incite Religious Violence, Attack Worship Centres

The Department of State Services (DSS) has raised an alarm about an alleged plot to incite religious violence across the country. In a statement on Monday, the DSS Public Relations Officer, Dr Peter Afunanya, disclosed that the plot was being sponsored by some persons in collaboration with external forces. Afunanya said they intend to incite religious...

Borno Rice Farm Massacre: Implement Zulum’s Recommendations, Northern Group Urges FG

Northern youths under the aegis of the ‘North East Youth Progressives Alliance’ has condemned in strong terms, the recent massacre of 110 farmers in Zabarmari village of Borno state by terrorists calling on the federal government to find enduring solution to the endemic killings in the state in particular, and the northeast sub –...

Police Parade Suspected Car Snatchers, Cultists In Cross River

Police in Cross River State has arrested and paraded suspected car snatchers and cultists in some parts of the State. DAILY POST gathered that the Command smashed a gang of three-man robbery suspects and recovered a 2018 Corolla Toyota worth over 8 million naira The operation was spearheaded by Anti-Kidnapping /Cultism Team, (AKCT) which tracked the...

Teenager Plans Own Kidnap, Demands N30million From Family

A teenager, Ujunwa Offiah, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly conspiring with her boyfriend, Blessed Ifesinachi, to fake her kidnap and demand N30million ransom from her family. The police also arrested an accomplice, Precious Chukwu, 22, whose phone was reportedly used to negotiate with Offiah’s family. The state Commissioner of Police,...

Lagos Launches Anti-Oneway Taskforce, Arrests Traffic Law Offenders

The Lagos State government has launched a special security team to curb the activities of one-way drivers and other traffic offenders in the state. In the maiden enforcement of the new operation codenamed ‘Anti-Oneway and Other Traffic Offenders Squad’ on Monday, the team combed the Ikeja, Ojota, and Maryland areas of the state. During the operation,...

Boko Haram Attack: 110 People Killed On Borno Farming Community, Says United Nations

The United Nations (UN) has disclosed that, at least 110 people killed were killed in the Boko Haram attack on a farming community in Jere Local Government Area, contrary to the claim of 40 deaths by the residents. Penpushing reports that, the United Nations (UN) resident coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon stated that the victims were...

50-Year-Old Caught Raping 10-Year-Old Neighbour’s Daughter In Ondo

A 50-year-old man has been nabbed in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl. The culprit, Kamoru Smaila committed the act at Adelabu street, Danjuma axis of Akure South Local Government area of the State. Smaila, who was caught by neighbours after the victim raised an alarm, denied having canal knowledge of...

EFCC Arraigns Ex-Banker For Allegedly Stealing N18m Through ATM

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 arraigned Philip Orumade on a Nine counts charge bordering on stealing before Justice Efe I. Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court, Benin City. Orumade was alleged to have, sometime in November 2019 while working as a, banker in charge...

Akeredolu Worried Over Surging Crime In Ondo, Partially Bans Okada

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has expressed worry over the sudden spike in crime rate across the State. Akeredolu, who urged security agencies in the State to be alive to their responsibilities by taming the ugly trend, stated that the upsurge in robbery and kidnapping in the last one week calls for concern. Recall that 16...

Teenage Girl Allegedly Kidnapped, Gang Raped In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command said it has arrested two young men in their 20s for allegedly kidnapping and gang raping a 14-year-old girl. Ogun police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed to DAILY POST on Monday that the suspects were arrested on November 4, 2020. Oyeyemi identified the suspects as Michael Hammed Azeez, 20 and Adeola Ogunseye,...

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