POLICE NAB 26-YEAR-OLD MOTHER FOR FAKING OWN KIDNAP

Operatives of Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Police Command in Lagos State have arrested a-26-year-old mother for allegedly faking her own kidnap. DSP Bala Elkana, the command spokesman disclosed this in a statement yesterday. Elkana said that the suspect conspired with her boyfriend, Emmanuel Idu and one Okpe David, to produce two short videos of her being kidnapped. In the videos, …

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ON AMOTEKUN: PDP VICE-CHAIRMAN SAYS BUHARI APC LACK SOLUTION TO INSECURITY

The National Vice Chairman, South South, of the opposition People Democratic Party, Mr Emmenuel Ogidi has said the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government does not have any solution to the spate of insecurity in Nigeria. Ogidi said efforts by the government, are yielding little or no result as killings, kidnappings, banditry, insurgency and herdsmen attacks are on the increase. He …

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Farmers encroach on 138,000 hectares of forest reserves in Ondo – Akeredolu

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State today said that about 138,000 hectares of government forest reserves had been encroached upon for farming in the state. Akeredolu, represented by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Adegboye Adefarati, made this known while inaugurating the newly reconstituted State Task Force on farmers in government forest reserve in the state. According to him, the major …

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Court affirms dismissal of KWASU lecturer for sexual harassment

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, today, affirmed the dismissal of Mr Anthony Corsy as the Kwara State University’s principal technologist over gross misconduct of cult membership and sexual harassment. Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi held that the court adopted two issues in order to determine the matter. Oyewumi held that the first issue was whether the suit was competent and the second …

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Police take over Amotekun protest venue in Lagos

Policemen, today, barricaded the venue of the protest against the Federal Government’s position declaring the establishment of Operation Amotekun as illegal. Recall that the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, had in a statement, described the Western Nigeria Security network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’ as illegal. The protest, expected to hold at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, was …

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Police parade 60 suspected kidnappers, recover weapons

The police have paraded 60 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers arrested during various operations along the Abuja/Kaduna highway in Kaduna State. Parading the suspects at Katari in Kaduna, on Monday, the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, said 31 assault weapons were also recovered from the suspects. The weapons included 10 AK47 rifles, nine AK49 rifles, and other assorted …

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