Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, has expressed the rising trend of local firearms fabrication by criminal elements, with criminals producing fake foreign-made pistols, AK47s, and other rifles.
5 Jan 2022
George Floyd’s 4-year-old niece, Arianna, was shot while sleeping in her bed Saturday after a gunman opened fire on her home, Houston police said. The girl was shot in torso and is in stable condition after an emergency surgery, police said. The bullet punctured her lung and liver and also broke three ribs, ABC 13…
18 Oct 2021
Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
19 Apr 2021
Guns, guns, everywhere! Who is safe in Nigeria anymore?” That was the critical, million-Naira question recently posed by a concerned public affairs analyst.
4 Jul 2019
A 37-year-old suspected cult member and armed robber, Azeez Ajayi, a.k.a Iyalaje, arrested with two Beretta pistols and ammunition by the Lagos command anti-cultism unit on Wednesday said he kept the gun for the purposes of street fights. Azeez was arrested alongside Omoyibo Ejovwoke, 26, of Ughelli North, Delta State at Ago Hausa Street, Ajeromi,…
10 Jun 2019
Three final year students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) have been arrested and set to appear in court on Wednesday following reports of gunshot that occurred in Nelson Mandela hall of residence at the university’s mini campus, Ekenhuan, two weeks ago. A student who identified himself as a member of the Man O' War…
3 Sep 2018
Sooner than later, personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) could turn up at their duty posts armed.
27 Aug 2018
Paraguayan police are investigating the theft of 42 rifles from a depot that were replaced with toy ones, Minister of the Interior, Ernesto Villamayor said on Monday. The air rifles were replaced with replicas made from plastic or wood. "We're trying to find out when the weapons disappeared," said Villamayor, following a meeting with President…
18 Mar 2018
For the many Nigerians who looked on in despair as the presidency maintained an ominous silence over the activities of armed herdsmen across the country, news of the eventual intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari must have been received with a sigh of relief. Making his comments in Jalingo during his condolence visit to the Taraba…