Police officer, others killed by rival cult group in Edo
The Edo State police command says a police orderly attached to Eric Osayande, Chairman of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, has been killed by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the police officer who is a Sergeant was killed alongside two of his cult members at the weekend in Benin City during a fight…
Gunmen kill four passengers, injure two in Plateau
Unidentified gunmen in Plateau State on Sunday attacked and killed four persons in Nding community of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO) in the state police command confirmed the incident to the News of Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Jos. Tyopev said the…
Gunmen kill eight in Plateau, troops pursue fleeing insurgents
Five persons were killed by gunmen on Wednesday night in Puju village, Fan District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.It was gathered that the victims were among those attacked while returning from a birthday party in a neighbouring village.....
Gunmen abduct 18 passengers in Rivers
Ssupected gunmen have hijacked a commercial bus and abducted all the 18 passengers on board of the vehicle in Rivers State.
Gunmen kidnap Ondo ADC chairman, four others
Gunmen have kidnapped the Ondo State Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Mr. Bisi Ogungbemi, alongside four other persons in his entourage. The Guardian learnt that Ogungbemi and the four other chieftains of the party were abducted along Oba Akoko/Owo road on their way from Ikare-Akoko to Akure.
Gunmen kill businessman, abduct daughter in Katsina
Gunmen struck yesterday morning, killing a popular maize merchant, Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara, and abducted his 15-year-old daughter, Aisha at Gachi quarters in Kankia local government area of Katsina State. Narrating the incident, an eyewitness told newsmen, “when the gunmen invaded the area, they started shooting sporadically, while moving to the victims’ residence at Gachi quarters.…
Gunmen abduct 10 in Rivers, as kidnapping rises
Unknown gunmen have abducted 10 persons in Akuku Toru Local Council Area of Rivers State.
Three gunmen exposed by CCTV nabbed on bank premises
Security operatives yesterday nabbed three gunmen on the premises of a new generation bank in Amarata, a suburb of the Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa.
Again, gunmen kill four persons, police officer in Benue
Again, gunmen suspected to be local militias struck at Zaki Biam in Ukum Local Council of Benue State at 10 am yesterday killing four persons and a police officer. The Guardian learnt that the gunmen in their numbers invaded Tse-Ujondo, Tse Uvia and Zaki-Biam Mechanic Village shooting sporadically and killing the victims. It was gathered…