At least 300 schoolgirls have on Friday been abducted by suspected bandits from Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe town, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. According to some school staff, the bandits who disguised themselves as security personnel arrived at the school around 2 am, shooting sporadically before breaking into the school and abducting the schoolgirls from the hostel in Hilux vehicles and motorcycles.
Barely four days after the Imo state police command arrested and released the senator representing Imo West constituency, for breaking into a government sealed ‘Royal palm spring estate’, High Court in Owerri on Thursday ordered an interim forfeiture of all properties allegedly ‘acquired illegally’ by Rochas Okorocha, while he was in office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has busted a gang of internet fraudsters in Minna, Niger state. The nine suspects arrested by the commission were paraded on Monday, February, 22. The commission revealed in a statement shared on its official Twitter page that the culprits were apprehended in an early morning operation on February 22.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how former Aviation Minister, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, received N26 million from the office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, without executing any contract. The anti-graft agency told the court that the money was sent to the erstwhile Minister in a ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ (a sack), through his driver identified as Francis and his Personal Assistant named Victor.
The Nigerian Military has commenced operations in Orlu and Orsu Local Government Areas of Imo State in search of camps occupied by personnel of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) following its link with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The Army spokesperson of the 34 artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri, Babatunde Zubairu disclosed this, saying residents were not harassed during the operation, also confirming the deployment of helicopters and other military gadgets to aid with the search.