June 21, 2021
  • June 21, 2021

Three students of FGC Yauri die after abduction by bandits

by on June 20, 2021 0

Three children of the Federal Government College (FGC) have died after bandits kidnapped about 94 students and eight staff in Yauri in Nigeria’s Kebbi State Nigeria last week, the school principal said on Sunday. The kidnapping for ransom is the latest in a series of such incidents in northern Nigeria, with a sharp rise...

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Navy arrests vandals with 210,000 litres of diesel

by on June 19, 2021 0

The Nigerian Navy has arrested 10 suspected vandals conveying 210,000 litres of diesel, Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), concealed in water tanks inside a large wooden boat around the Lagos Anchorage. A statement by the Information Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, Sub-Lt. Veronica Effiong, on Saturday, said the vandals were arrested on May 8 by...

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Kaduna Police arrest bandit, recover AK47 rifle

by on June 19, 2021 0

Operatives of the Kaduna Police Command have arrested a suspected bandit in the Kudaru forest of Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna, and recovered an AK-47 rifle. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna. Jalige said the operatives on June 18 at about...

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Gas truck explosion in Lagos kills 3, 13 people sustain burns, 25 vehicles destroyed ~NEMA

by on June 18, 2021 0

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said that three bodies have so far been recovered from the scene of Thursday night’s tanker explosion on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos State. Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, NEMA, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday. A...

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EFCC recovers N6 bln, 30 estates, 32 automobiles in 3 months ~Bawa

by on June 17, 2021 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has so far recovered over N6 billion, 30 real estates and 32 automobiles between March and June this year. According to the Chairman of the Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, the commission also made recoveries for victims of criminals who could be individuals, government or corporate. “From the time...

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EFCC to re-arraign ex-Abia Gov, Kalu for corruption charges

by on June 17, 2021 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will soon prosecute again the former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu on corruption charges, according to the chairman of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa. Bawa, who spoke with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday said Kalu “will be prosecuted all over again.” Kalu...

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Seven people die in Petrol tanker explosion in Ogun State

by on June 16, 2021 0

Seven people were killed following a petrol tanker explosion in Nigeria’s southwestern state of Ogun on Wednesday, local authorities said. The fuel tanker explosion occurred at Ajilete, along Owode-Idiroko road, in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State. The truck bearing 33,000 litres of petroleum product was descending the steep portion of the...

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