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Abia Police Command confirms razing of Uzuakoli divisional station as President Buhari receives new IGP, Baba

By Leonard Okachie Umuahia, April 19, 2021 The Abia Police Command has confirmed Monday’s attack on the Uzuakoli Divisional Police Station in Bende Local Government Area. This is as President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, April 19, 2021, received Acting Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali Baba in State House, Abuja. The meeting …

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Boko Haram: Buhari happy with troops’ performance – Defence Minister; Informant arrested, security tightened  in Yobe – Army 

By Yakubu Uba, Maiduguri,/Sumaila Ogbaje, Abuja, April 18, 2021 Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has commended the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole combating insurgents in the north-eastern part of the country, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari appreciates their performance. Magashi made the commendation on Sunday while addressing the …

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Zulum passes night in attacked Damasak, meets soldiers, re-equips security with 12 APC, patrol vehicles

  Nigerian military reinforces troops in Damasak as Boko Haram informants intensify ‘criminal’ activities Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was in Damasak, from Thursday to Friday, after the town was attacked on Tuesday, by Boko Haram insurgents, killing 20 persons and injuring 21. Zulum traveled alongside Senator Abubakar …

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Gunmen attack Ebonyi community hours after South East Governors’ security meeting, formation of Ebube Agu

By Christian Ogbonna Abakaliki, April 12, 2021 The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Aliyu Garba, confirmed on Monday that gunmen attacked another community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state on Sunday. Garba told newsmen that the gunmen attacked Ebele village, Umuogodo Akpu, Mgbo in the LGA. The …

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IGP: Why Buhari terminated 3-months’ tenure extension; Baba takes over; Adamu goes home from Owerri

By Ismaila Chafe/Monday Ijeh Abuja, April 6, 2021 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Inspector-General of Police (I-G) Usman Baba as Acting Inspector-General of Police with immediate effect. Minister of Police Affairs Maigari Dingyadi confirmed the appointment when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. …

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Osinbajo visits Owerri today to commission projects; Unclear if he will visit attacked Police, Correctional facilities

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo is expected in Owerri, the Imo State capital today to commission the Dick Tiger road project as part of the activities marking the one year anniversary of the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma. The Vice President who had weeks ago attended the Thanksgiving …

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 Imo attack: Ikpeazu imposes curfew on Aba, Umuahia; IGP deploys reinforcements; Lists sophisticated weapons used; How attackers gained access to Prison – Official

Following the attack on the Imo State Police Command and the Correctional Service facility in Owerri, Imo state, in the early hours of Monday, April 5, 2021, during which inmates of were released, the Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the imposition of curfew in Aba and …

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Ebonyi killings: FG appears helpless, inactive, not doing enough – ex – Attorney General

A former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Imo State, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume (SAN) has condemned the killing of residents in four communities in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by suspected herdsmen, saying the government was “appearing helpless, inactive or unperturbed.” According to him, if such killings could take …

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Attack at U.S. Capitol: 2 officers injured in vehicle attack – Police

Washington, April 2, 2021 A motorist rammed a vehicle into two U.S. Capitol Police officers on Friday, injuring them in an apparent attack. The attack forced the Capitol and congressional office buildings onto high alert while law enforcement authorities investigated, Capitol Police said. Capitol Police said they responded to reports …

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