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South East Governors Launch Regional Security Outfit, Ebube Agu.

Southeast governors yesterday launched a regional security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu (the glory of a tiger) to battle rising insecurity. They restated that open grazing remained banned and urged security agencies to enforce it. The governors met in Owerri, the Imo State capital, with heads of security agencies in the region. Acting Inspector-General Usman …

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How EFCC, Others Convert Seized Property To Personal Use.

some choice property seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under interim forfeiture and investigations are now being used as accommodation and transit camps by their operatives and other security agencies in some parts of the country, investigations reveal. Hotels and residential buildings on which permanent forfeiture orders …

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Two women held over man’s death in Lagos.

The Police Command in Lagos has arrested two women over the death of one Osita Anwuanwu, 64. The deceased was said to have slumped and died during an altercation with a lady friend Juliet Eguebor, 35. The squabble took place at a bar owned by Eguebor’s friend Ngozi Emezue, 38. …

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Naval Ratings Beat Up LASTMA Official, Seize His Phones.

Some naval ratings have reportedly assaulted an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority for apprehending a commercial bus. The Chief Press Secretary to the Lagos state governor, Gboyega Akosile, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday. According to him, the LASTMA personnel was beaten and had his phones …

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OPC, IPOB Are Just Like Boko Haram, Dambazau Says.

The immediate past Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdul-Rahman Dambazau (rtd), on Friday, said the O’odua People’s Congress (OPC) and the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are extremist groups like Boko Haram, so Nigerians should stop making it look like there’s anything Boko Haram is doing differently from OPC and …

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150 indigent pregnant women get free delivery kits in Minna.

As part of its contribution to mark World Health Day, a non-governmental organisation, the Zainab Muhammed Bima Initiative, has distributed delivery kits to 150 pregnant women in Minna, Niger State under its Save A Mother campaign. The delivery kit, according to the NGO, would complement the government’s effort towards reducing …

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