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One of the supermarkets in Ibadan, PINNACLE, located in Dugbe area was sealed by National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC over alleged selling of fake products. A NAFDAC staff member who preferred anonymity said on Friday that the enforcement unit of the agency sealed the supermarket. According to the source, the owner of the supermarket was earlier refused to honour an invitation by the regulatory agency. The source added that sealing...

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No fewer than 188 terrorists were killed and 330 arrested during operations conducted by the Nigerian Army across the northern parts of the country in the last one week. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj-Gen Edward Buba, disclosed this in a statement on Friday, also, said a total of 133 kidnapped persons were rescued by troops deployed across the country within the period under review. He noted that the recent achievements of the troops had...

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Popular Nigerian social media personality Idris Okuneye, better known as Bobrisky, has been sentenced to six months in prison without the option of a fine by the Federal High Court in Lagos. He was convicted on charges of abusing the naira, Nigeria’s national currency, and defacing, mutilating, or exhibiting disrespect to the naira in videos posted on his social media platforms. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, brought the charges against Bobrisky. Justice Abimbola...

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A deadly attack on a police checkpoint in Ebonyi State has left one officer dead and a patrol vehicle destroyed. The incident occurred on Thursday, 11th April 2024, at approximately 7:15 a.m. at Ishieke junction, along the Enugu–Abakaliki Expressway. According to DSP Joshua Ukandu, spokesperson for the Ebonyi State Police Command, unidentified gunmen travelling in a silver Sienna vehicle ambushed the officers. The assault resulted in the death of one police officer and the burning...

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Two armed robbery suspects were apprehended by the Plateau State Police Command on Thursday and recovered arms, ammunition, and a motorcycle. The Command Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Alfred Alabo disclosed this in Jos, the State Capital. “The support and cooperation of members of the public, especially Plateau residents, in providing accurate and timely information to the police on the Plateau, has continued to assist the command to get rid of criminal elements...

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Air component of Operation Hadarin Daji of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), has destroyed several terrorists and their structures, following a carefully conducted observation missions over the camps of terrorist kingpins, Abdullahi Nasanda in Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) and Mallam Tukur’s camp in Gusau LGA and Maradun LGA of Zamfara State. A press statement on Thursday signed by Edward Gabkwet Air Vice Marshal, Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF, stated that the Intelligence, Surveillance...

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Hamisu Bala, also known as “Wadume,” a notorious figure convicted of kidnapping, was released from prison last Friday. Upon returning to his hometown in Ibbi, Taraba State, on Sunday, he received a heroic welcome. Locals, including youths and women, cheered Wadume’s arrival. He was reportedly paraded through the town before visiting the palace of the Chief of Ibbi, Saliha Danbawuro, to express gratitude. Wadume’s arrest in 2019 by a police tactical team was a high-profile...

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is making headway in its probe of suspended Minister Betta Edu. They have recovered N30 billion in connection to the case and are investigating over 50 bank accounts. This follows the January suspension of Edu and a former National Social Investment Programme Authority (NSIPA) official Halima Shehu over accusations of financial impropriety in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs. The EFCC chairman, Ola Olukoyede, addressed the progress in the...

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The Adamawa State Police Command has apprehended a butcher and resident of Sabon Gari-Futy in the Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Ibrahim Abubakar (33 years) for stabbing his wife Hajara Sa’adu (25 years) to death over minor augments. He was said to have stabbed his wife on 8/4/2024 with a sharp knife for accusing her of taking away his phone. This is contained in a statement by SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, Adamawa State...

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No fewer than three people were on Sunday allegedly killed following the resurgence of cult war in Awka, Anambra State. While one of the attacks was witnessed by passersby and traders at the Eke Awka area of the city, the locations of the other two is yet to be known at the time of filing this report. Recall that on Easter Sunday which marked the return of cult war, no fewer than six persons were...

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