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Amnesty Office Empowers 21,805 Ex-Militants 

The Presidential Amnesty Office, on Wednesday, said it has empowered 21,805 ex-militants out of the 30,000 granted amnesties by the Federal Government in 2009.  The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and the Chairman of Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), said this in a statement signed by Ms Stella Inametti, Media and Communication Department PAP, Abuja.  Inametti quoted Boroh as disclosing this when he met with stakeholders from the region and presented a score card of the programme.  The special adviser said that the programme…

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Police Parade Woman For Impersonating First Lady, Aisha Buhari

The Police Command of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja has paraded a suspected female fraudster, Aisha Muhammed Bello for impersonating the Office of the First Lady.   Parading the suspect, the FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr Sadiq Abubakar Bello said the 37 years old mother of four children from Plateau State was arrested for impersonating the wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari.   He said: “She is using the name of the First Lady to solicit for contracts and financial assistance from…

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Aare Ona Kakanfo:Gani Adams Begins Preparations For Installation

The final preparations leading to the installation of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland will begin on Wednesday. Since he was designated as the Aare Ona Kakanfo in 2017 by the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II, Adams had been engaged in several processes that will lead to his installation on January 13, 2018 at Durbar Stadium, Oyo, Oyo State. From Wednesday, the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress and Founder of Oodua Progressive Union, which is in 79 countries,…

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Police Explain How Badoo Cult Suspects Kill Victims

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, has disclosed how three arrested Badoo suspects hypnotised and smashed their victims’ head while asleep. Speaking while while presenting the suspects to newsmen in Lagos, Imohimi  gave their names as; Chibuzo Igwe, Samuel Akaeze a.k.a Samito, Gift Akaeze, Omotayo Abamoyegun and Fatai Adebayo, a herbalist who fortified the cultists before going on operation. The CP said on December 30, 2017 at about 2:30 a.m. at Alajo Close, Obese, a suburb of Ikorodu, the three suspects invaded one late Shakiru Yekini’s compound where…

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POLICE ARREST BADOO CULT LEADER, CHIEF HERBALIST 

…Demolish Shrine In Imosan Village The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday made a major breakthrough in the fight against the menace of Badoo cult with the arrest of the group’s herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese. The notorious activities of the dreaded cult group prevalent in Ikorodu and Epe axis of the State had sent many of the victims to their early graves with cruel killings through the smashing of mortar and pestle on victims’ heads. Adebayo, 34, who specializes in administering oath on members of the group before they launch any…

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NEMA Mounts Campaign Against Accidents

In an effort to curtail the escalating road traffic accidents especially during the festive periods, officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Red Cross Society and other critical stakeholders in disaster management flag-off the 2017 Operation Eagle today in the state. NEMA traditionally has been coordinating resources towards responding to road accidents vulnerability especially at this period of December rush hour in which people travel for the yuletide celebrations which makes the highways busy. Perhaps it’s befitting that NEMA has always put focus…

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Mob Set Ablaze Female Kidnapper In Ilorin, Police Arrests Culprits

A woman, suspected to be a kidnapper was on Monday lynched and set ablaze by an angry mob in Ilorin, Kwara State capital. It was alleged that the woman had gone to an Arabic school in Kilanko, Offa Garage area in the state capital to take custody of a set of twins who were students of the Qoranic school in a suspicious manner. She was said to have approached the school on the pretext that their mother had sent her to pick the twin from the school, a development that…

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Extortion: LASTMA Arrests 5, Dismissed 20 For Misconduct

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arrested five of its traffic officials for extorting motorists last week at various parts of the State. The traffic officials are Bamidele Sheu, a level seven traffic officer aged 48 and resident of 68, Oke Popo Street, Lagos Island; Ope Adisa, aged 32 and level 5 traffic officer of  8 Freeman Street, Lagos Isaland and Babatunde Aluko 37 years old traffic officer level 4 of 15, Oriwu street, Ikorodu. The trio was arrested following a complaint to the Agency by one Akinmolayan…

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