Heightening insecurity nation on the brink, security experts warn
Except the Federal Government moves swiftly and takes firmer action against criminal elements perpetrating insecurity and holding the country to ransom, bedlam may ensue as Nigerians may resort to self-help since the government cannot guarantee safety of lives and property.
Again, nation bleeds as insecurity festers
Nigerians have lost count of the casualty figure arising from the cyclical violence, which has continued to ravage the country lately. The massacre being masterminded by bandits, insurgents, armed herdsmen, kidnappers among sundry despicable elements,
Police arrest 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, others
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms. CP Edward Egbuka, the Commissioner in charge of the command, disclosed this while parading the suspects before newsmen on Saturday in Jos. According to the Commissioner, the commamd achieved the feat with the support and…
HURIWA condemns harassment, detention of journalists by minister, DSS
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the harassment and arbitrary arrest Journalist Rotimi Jolayemi also known as Oba Akewi
Sim card case: Court orders N10m against DSS over man's arrest
A federal high court in Asaba, Delta State on Thursday ordered the Department of State Service (DSS) to pay N10 million in compensation for violation of human rights of one Anthony Okolie. Okolie was arrested on Monday, July 22 at Nnedisi Road, Asaba, Delta State and detained by the DSS for a period of 10…
Court awards N1m against FG over disruption of #RevolutionNow protest
A Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N1m against the Federal Government over the disruption of #RevolutionNow protest. The court awarded the N1m in favour of a Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, who said he participated in the protest and was among those tear-gassed by security agents. The nationwide protest was convened by Sahara Reporters…
Kano under siege of COVID-19, mysterious mass deaths
Perhaps apart from the 1980 Maitatsine religious unrest, where thousands of people were killed, the ancient city of Kano and indeed Kano State has not, at least in recent times...
DSS, CBN confiscate 1,207 bags of ‘smuggled’ rice, others in Adamawa homes
Department of State Services (DSS) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have impounded 1,207 bags of 50kg foreign rice in residential apartments of Adamawa State.
DSS probes personnel over Kebbi presidential episode
The Department of State Services (DSS) says it will sanction its personnel for negligence over security breach in the futile attempt made by one Mohammed Guddare to have unauthorised handshake