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Again, Obasanjo laments pervasive insecurity in Nigeria

Again, Obasanjo laments pervasive insecurity in Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obadanjo has again  decried the pervasive insecurity across the country, saying he does “not know  of any Nigerian living or dead today who could boast of being adequately secured.” Obasanjo recalled that he met on grounds, challenges of insecurity in the country, but said his administration took proactive measures such as carrying

UK jails 2 bad Nigerians Mmaduike, Kashimawo

Two Nigerians, Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo, both 31, who operated a London-based cyber crime group have been jailed after stealing more than £1m. The two Nigerians spent the money on “a lavish lifestyle”, according to the UK National Crime Agency. According to a report by Sky News, the pair hired a helicopter and drove

Cultists moved from Kwara did not implicate Saraki — Govt

The Kwara State Ministry of Justice has said that suspected cultists arrested and interrogated by the police in Ilorin, the state capital, and recommended for trial by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) never indicted anybody in their statements. The state’s chief prosecutor, Jimoh Mumini, said the claim was not true and fired a slew

Makoko residents protest police killings, destruction of property

Dozens of residents of Ori Oke, Makoko, in Lagos Friday marched to protest the killings and destruction of property of some Ilaje indigenes during a violence which broke out between the Ilaje community, police and Land Grabbers’ Task Force on May 10.   The protesters, who marched to the State Crime Investigation and Intelligence Department

Stop rejecting gunshot victims, Lagos police warn doctors

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday warned hospitals and doctors to henceforth desist from rejecting gunshot victims, saying such act constitutes a flagrant violation of an existing law. Reacting to a media report on the refusal of an hospital to treat a victim who was shot and wounded by armed robbers, the police said