TELECOMS OUTFITS NOW TO COLLABORATE WITH POLICE TO CURB KIDNAPPING

The Nigeria Police Force and telecommunication companies have disclosed their readiness to establish a nationwide surveillance system, aimed at reducing cases of kidnapping and other crimes in the country. The system is expected to be connected to the existing Global System of Mobile (GSM) cell sites across the country. The Police revealed that all the telecommunication companies will provide cameras that will be installed on each telecoms masts across the country. This was disclosed by the Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu at the Force headquarters in Abuja on…

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THIS ACTRESS ONCE WORKED AS A SEX WORKER IN SOUTH AFRICA, EX-BOYFRIEND REVEALS

Prince Williams Darlington has alleged that Ghanaian socialite Afia Schwarzenegger worked as a sex worker in South Africa, when she was based in the country. Prince Williams, who used to date the comedienne said she lied when she said she studied at a University in South Africa. According to Williams, Afia worked in a brothel called ” Ghana House” owned by a Nigerian man in South Africa. He stated boldly that Afia Schwarzenegger has no right to mock anyone with education because she had none. Prince William was the boyfriend…

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HUDNREDS OF WORKERS, SECURITY AIDES TRANSFERRED OUT OF ASO ROCK IN MAJOR DEPOLYMENT

By Ismail Mudashir Massive deployment has hit the Presidential Villa, Abuja with many security operatives and civil servants affected, our correspondent reports. Circular to this effect had been issued and affected staff have since been communicated to, Daily Trust learnt. The transfers, our correspondent reports affected many staff, including those who had been in the villa for over two decades. The deployment comes a month to the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for the second term on Wednesday, 29th May,this year. A circular from the office of the Head of…

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ARMED BANDITS NUMBERING OVER 200 SURROUND KATSINA VILLAGE, GOBIRAWA

Armed bandits Gobirawa village in Safana local government is reportedly about to be attacked by armed bandits, Daily Trust gathered. The bandits on motorcycles, numbering over 200, according to locals, have surrounded the village, chanting war songs. A source, who confided in our reporter, said already the villagers and some vigilante members were gearing up for any eventual attack. He said supports from neighbouring villages and armed security personnel was being awaited, saying the council officials have been informed. Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/breaking-bandits-surround-gobirawa-village-in-katsina.html

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POLICE ARRESTS KIDNAPPER OF UBEC CHAIRMAN

Molly Kilete, Abuja The police force headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one of suspects responsible for the kidnapping of the Chairman of UBEC, Dr Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar, and his daughter,  Yesmin Mohammed. The father and daughter who were kidnapped Monday along the Abuja-Kaduna highway have since been released and undergoing medical investigations in an undisclosed hospital. Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, said one suspect had been arrested in connection with the kidnapping, while investigations were ongoing to apprehend other members of the gang. Mba, in a…

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ABDUCTED UBEC CHAIRMAN, DAUGHTER RELEASED

The Chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr. Mohammed Mahmud Abubakar, who was abducted with his daughter, Jamila, by gunmen on Monday, has been released. The UBEC chairman and his daughter, our correspondent confirmed from a family member, Alhaj Hussaini Danladi, have returned to his Ungwan Rimi residence in Kaduna. One of the neighbours at the family house in Tudun Wada Kaduna, who didn’t want his ‎name mentioned, told our reporter that most of the people in the community were shocked when it was announced on Monday evening at…

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MAN ARRESTED OVER FAKE BANK ALERTS IN ONDO, REVEALS HOW THEY DUPE THROUGH POS

Abdul Babajide  A 26-year-old man, Damilola Arowolo has been apprehended by the police after he was caught swindling shop owners via fake bank alert. Arowolo, a graduate from the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, was alleged to have serially manipulated the POS machines of shop owners in Akure, the Ondo state capital, while posing as a potential buyer. Owning up to the crime, Arowolo, who graduated in 2013, stated that he was lured him into the illicit business by one of his friends. “I’ve only been involved in this act for only…

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GUNMEN ABDUCT EXPATRIATE, KILL POLICE ORDERLY IN AKWA IBOM

Patrick Odey, Uyo An expatriate worker with the Zenith Construction Company handling the construction of Mbiaya/Mbiakong road in Uruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Fad Hamoua, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Hamoua was kidnapped in the early hours of Tuesday while his orderly, Sergeant Mohammed Garba, reportedly died while trying to rescue him from his captors. It was gathered that Hamoua was abducted when he went to buy cement from a local cement shop within the community. The Police Public Relations Officer, Odiko MacDon, who confirmed…

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EL RUFAI MEETS IGP, SULTAN, DEFENCE MINISTER OVER SECURITY PROBLEMS

 Don Silas  Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is currently meeting with the acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar over security issues in the state and other parts of the north. The meeting, which started around 11:30 am, is holding at the Arewa House in Kaduna. Others in attendance are; Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali, the Defence Minister, and Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, made this…

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ILLEGAL APPOINTMENT OF NYSC DG, SENATE INVESTIGATES BURATAI

  The Senate, Wednesday directed its committee on Youth and sports to investigate the alleged illegal appointment of a new Director-General for the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. It was also said that the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai unilaterally made the alleged unconstitutional but controversial appointment. This development was sequel to an adopted order 42 and 52 Senate rule moved by Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West. Melaye in presenting his motion said it was unconstitutional for Buratai to have made the said appointment as it…

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