Suspected robbers’ armourer caught with cache of arms and ammunition

The long arm of the law has caught up with a suspected robber’s armourer Alhaji Badamosi Mohammed after he was nabbed by men of the Kwara State Police Command with a large cache of arms and ammunition. According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusola Amore, the suspect who reportedly has links with some criminals…

PHOTOSCENE: Buhari steps out for Jumaát prayer

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday observed Juma’at service in State House alongside Governors of Kaduna, Ogun, Senators and other Nigerians.       RipplesNigeria ….without borders, without fears Click here to download the Ripples Nigeria App for latest updates The post PHOTOSCENE: Buhari steps out for Jumaát prayer appeared first on Ripples Nigeria.

Another Dangote truck crushes scores of victims to death in Anambra

Few days after three victims were sent to their early graves by a Dangote truck driver, around the Arepo community, another ghastly incident involving a driver of the cement making company has been reported. According to a Facebook user, Ifeyinwa Agbasi, a Dangote truck driver who was driving at top speed lost control, veered off…

Nat’l Hospital confirms Jonathan’s ex-CSO Obuah’s death

The former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Godwin Obuah has passed away at the National Hospital, Abuja. The authorities at the hospital confirmed that Obuah, a diabetic patient passed died on Thursday, same day he was brought into the Accident and Emergency Department of the Hospital, having suffered a heart attack….

Three years after, our girls are still missing

In their usual manner of launching attacks, the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, in a convoy of more than ten Hilux vehicles, drove through Damboa into Chibok, a dusty town tucked inside hilly terrains on the southern part of Borno. It was about midnight, April 14th, 2014, and Chibok was asleep when sporadic gunshots broke the…

Buhari dismisses heads of PPPRA, PENCOM, CPC, 20 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed and approved the replacement of heads of 23 Federal Government agencies with immediate effect. The agencies include Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Pension Commission (PenCom) and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), which is now headed by an executive secretary instead of a director general. This was disclosed in…

Military destroys 15 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Security operatives in Nigeria have destroyed more than 15 illegal refinery facilities used by some youths in the Niger Delta area for crude oil refinning. A military spokesman, Major Abubakar Abdullahi, on Thursday, said the destruction of the refineries was in line with the mandate given the joint military task force to maintain law and…

Gunmen kill 3 policemen, 2 others in Lagos, kidnap 4 telcos staff

Three policemen and two community leaders were on Thursday killed in Lagos by daredevil armed robbers. This is coming a day after heavily armed gunmen killed two soldiers in Rivers State, The incident took place at Oko-Asagun village in Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of the state after the gunmen reportedly arrived from Ode-Omi creek,…

Court orders forfeiture of Ikoyi stash uncovered by EFCC to FG

The $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 uncovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from a home in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday, has been placed on temporary forfeiture to the Federal government. This was based on a Thursday Federal High Court ruling in Lagos, which ordered that the money be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government….

How EFCC uncovered massive stash of monies In Ikoyi residence

The whistle blowing policy of the Federal Government seems to be paying off positively as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday found a humongous sum of foreign currencies and Naira notes to the tune of $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m in cash. The find was made at a residential building on the 7th…