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Nigeria Police Foils Attacks on Zamfara Market …Arrest 8 Suspected Bandits

Nigeria Police Foils Attacks on Zamfara Market …Arrest 8 Suspected Bandits

  By Mohammed Munirat Nasir The Zamfara State Police Command on Saturday arrested 8 suspected bandits and foiled attack on a market in Gurbin Bore town in Zurmi Local Government area of Zamfara state, Northwest Nigeria. According to the Command’s Spokesman, SP Shehu Mohammed  , the 8 bandits were arrested following a  distress call received by the […]

Nigeria: FCT Minister Solicits Police Partnership Against Insecurity, Vandalism

  By Peter Usman  Nigeria’s Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja, Muhammad Musa Bello has solicited the support and partnership of the FCT Police Command to check insecurity and vandalism of public assets in the territory. The Minister, who was represented by the Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA,  Umar […]

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Gunmen Abduct Nigerian Islamic Preacher in Kaduna

  Police in Kaduna northern Nigeria on Friday confirmed that Ahmad Garko, an Islamic preacher, known as ‘Al-Garkawy had been abducted by gunmen while working in his farm. Spokesman of the command, DSP Murkhtar Aliyu, confirmed the incident in a statement issued to journalists. Aliyu said that the preacher was abducted on Thursday along with […]

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Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Act: CSO Tells Govt To Act Fast On Structures…Lauds President Buhari, NASS

A Civil Society Organisation, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption-MIIVOC has warned that despite assenting to the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Bill by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, danger is yet to be averted for the country. MIIVOC Executive Director, Dr. Walter Duru who gave the warning while addressing newsmen in Calabar, weekend however commended […]

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UN Envoy Cautions Israel, Palestine Against War

UN envoy on the Middle East Peace Process, Mr Nickolay Mladenov, has urged Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants and everybody will lose’’. The UN Special Coordinator on the Middle East Peace Process, told a press conference in the Gaza Strip earlier on Sunday, with a […]

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Nigeria: EFCC Secures 20 Convictions in Gombe, …142 Nationwide in Six Months

By Ahmad Umar: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe Zonal Office Northeast of the country  says it secured convictions of 20 persons between January and July 2018. Head of Operations, Johnson Babalola disclosed this while speaking with Journalists during a Road Walk Against Corruption organised to commemorate the African Anti-Corruption Day with the theme “Winning […]

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Nigeria: El-Zakzaky’s Trial Disrupts Business Activities in Kaduna

By Amos Tauna: Business activities have come to a halt as shop owners, banks, markets and other businesses have remained closed following the trial of El-Zakzaky and the fear of possible break down of law and order. As at the of filing this report all the major roads linking the town of Kaduna metropolis have […]

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AU, UN to Boost Capacity of Somali Police to Tackle Human Rights Violations

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the UN on Tuesday pledged to  develop capacity of the Somali security forces to eliminate all forms of human rights violations. Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia Francisco Madeira reiterated the urgent need to boost the capacity of the security forces, […]

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