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13 Dec 2019
Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Wednesday, exchanged gunfire with an armed robbery gang terrorising Abako community in Katsina-ala Council of Benue State.
15 Aug 2019
Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) has arrested 10 suspected criminals who engaged in kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal arms manufacturing.
4 Mar 2019
Against the backdrop of crises in different parts of the country, the governorship and house of assembly elections scheduled to hold at the weekend...
13 Jan 2019
The Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini has disclosed that no fewer than 40 suspected cultists were arrested in Benue State during the yuletide season. Yekini, who made the disclosure to newsmen yesterday, in Makurdi explained that the arrested suspects were handed over to the police, adding that his troops recovered…


4 mins ago
Some landlords in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have again appealed to the state government to urgently pay them compensation, four years after their houses were demolished for road project. Mr Ashela Adeboye, a representative of house owners affected by the demolition, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they were…
30 mins ago
The US is prepared to start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 starting next month, a move that will make 28 million more Americans eligible for shots, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden's administration said it had already set aside enough supply and partnered with 25,000 sites nationwide -- including doctors'…
42 mins ago
*Demands apology from AI, CNN for "misinforming public One year after the alleged massacre of Nigerian youths at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State, the Nigeria Government said it was nothing but a "Phantom Massacre." Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke on the first anniversary of #EndSARS protests that almost shut…
49 mins ago
An Uber driver, Adedotun was beaten, brutalized, pepper-sprayed and forcefully dragged into a black maria by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force during the #ENDSARS memorial which took place at the Lekki tollgate today. While addressing pressmen, Adedotun said he was in his car when he heard people shouting. He decided to run for cover…
1 hour ago
A year ago today, at least 44 people were killed in nine separate incidents around the country, most infamously at least nine killed at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. One year on and justice still eludes the peaceful protesters who were brutally cut down. It is a bitter irony that the very security services…