Crime

Cleric calls for Peace Summit to address Zamfara killings

April 3, 2018

Yakubu Musa, a leader of the Izalatul Bid’ah Ma’lkamatus Sunnah, has canvassed for a Peace and Reconciliation Summit to end incessant killings in Zamfara. Mr Musa made the call during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Katsina. He said that the summit was necessary to ending the protracted conflicts […]

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NDLEA intercepts trailer with 240,000 bottles of codeine, arrests 12 students in Katsina

March 21, 2018

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a trailer loaded with 24,000 bottles of cough syrups containing codeine in Funtua local government area of Katsina State. The NDLEA State Commandant, Hajiya Maryam Gambo Sani disclosed this during a press briefing to newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina. She said that six persons were arrested […]

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Man Rescued While Trying To Commit Suicide In Jigawa State

March 15, 2018

According to online reports, a man was rescued after nearly committing suicide recently in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The man was said to have tried to kill himself over an issue pertaining to his girlfriend. The man was rescued by neighbours who spotted him after hanging himself. He is now receiving medical […]

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Zamfara Police Foil Another Attack In Mafara

March 7, 2018

The Zamfara State Police Command said it has foiled another plan by kidnapers to attack Ruwan Gizo and Yartasha in Tudun Marafa local government area of the state A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Shehu said upon heard about the information, the police went into action,engaged the armed bandict in who […]

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EFCC arrests woman who accused snake of swallowing N36m in JAMB office

March 6, 2018

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested and grilled a JAMB official based in Makurdi, Philomina Chieshe, who claimed that a snake swallowed N36m. The money was part of the proceeds of the sale of scratch cards. Detectives at the commission told newsmen that Chieshe revealed that the money was collected in instalments from […]

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MAMBILLA AGAIN: Will the President Act This Time? By Dr. Aliyu Tilde

March 4, 2018

The Mambilla genocide is becoming one too many. Having gone unpunished of the mass killing of 727 sedentary pastoralists last year, the Mambilla tribesmen are back at it again. From last Thursday, they have been going from one cattle ranch to another, killing families, destroying cattle and setting homes ablaze. The news that started coming […]

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