The Department of State Services in Bayelsa State has arrested a four-member kidnap syndicate for an alleged attempt to abduct the Chairman of Yenagoa Local Government Council Area, Uroupaye Nimizuoa. The suspects are a 43-year-old prophet, Kingsley Amos, a spiritualist, Tari Erigi, an information communication technology expert, Philip Anayo, and a lady, Nsikan Sunday. Parading the culprits in Yenagoa on Friday, the DSS Deputy Director of Operations, Femi Shotayo, said they also sent life-threatening text messages to the Yenagoa council boss.
The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday revealed that the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and their collaborators secessionist were the shadows that hijacked the protest and widespread lawlessness across the country. Hoodlums have reportedly hijacked the EndSARS protest that caused lawlessness and widespread looting of both private and public properties that worth billions of naira.
Following the #EndSars movement, calling for the end in Police Brutality and Extortion by Nigerian youths across the country as well as several attacks by hoodlums including arson, vandalism, and looting of Warehouses holding COVID-19 palliative items have been recorded across the country. States, where hoodlums looted COVID-19 warehouses, include Lagos, Plateau, Cross River, Oyo, Kwara, Edo, Ondo, Adamawa, Kaduna, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) among others.
Hundred of youth in Adamawa state today break into a warehouse belonging to the state government and carted away food items worth millions of naira. The warehouse located in a suburb along Numan-Yola road called Kwananwaya in the state capital where bags of rice and other food items were looted away by the rampaging youth.