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No More Amnesty For Bandits In Zamfara, Says Matawalle

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says his administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits in the state. He explained that the decision became necessary since the bandits have failed to embrace the peace initiative earlier extended to them by the state government. Governor Matawalle stated this on Friday after …

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U.S. Court Jails Nigerian For $2.5m Romance Scam

A United States court in the Northern District of Oklahoma on Friday sentenced a Nigerian, Afeez Adebara, to four years in prison. Adebara bagged the jail term for managing a group of money launderers in an online romance scam that defrauded multiple victims, including elderly individuals across the U.S., and …

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Three Kidnapped Obasanjo Workers Regain Freedom In Ogun

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo The kidnappers of the three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo have released them 48 hours after. The victims who were abducted by gunmen on Wednesday evening in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government were freed on Friday evening. Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in …

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Coup: African Union Suspends Guinea

Guinea’s ruling military came under diplomatic pressure on Friday as the African Union suspended the country over last weekend’s coup and West African envoys arrived to mediate in the crisis. The regional bloc ECOWAS had already suspended Guinea after special forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya seized power on …

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NSCDC Arrests Suspected Vandals, Seizes 36 Kegs Of Petrol in Lagos

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested some suspected pipeline vandals and seized 36 kegs of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol in Lagos State. NSCDC spokesman in the state, Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide, disclosed the arrest via a statement obtained on Friday. He said the Divisional …

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