Author: Crimefighters

An investigation into the December 3 accidental bombing of Tudun Biri community in Kaduna State has been opened by the Defence Headquarters. Recall that the bombing claimed over 100 lives. This was disclosed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj. Gen. Edward Buba in an interview with newsmen. Gen. Buba said the investigation panel has eight senior officers. This disclosure comes even as the leadership of the Tudun Biri community in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State disowned the claim that the community had filed a N33bn lawsuit against the Federal Government. Recall that the Nigerian army, immediately…

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The police in Delta State have shared security tips with Nigerians on how to stay safe. The Delta Police Command called on Nigerians to adopt precautionary measures in the face of increasing insecurity across the country. These tips were shared on the command’s X handle on Thursday. According to the advisory, it urged Nigerians to avoid showing off, including other safety tips. The tips include: 1. Schedule meetings between 8 am and 2 pm. Don’t leave too early and don’t be caught in the late hours. 2. Remove titles from your phone contacts. Eg: Hon, Alhaji, Chief, Inspector, and military…

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Senator Adams Oshiomhole has tackled the Minister for Trade, Industry, and Investments, Doris Uzoka, after she proposed the sum of N1 billion in the 2024 budget for a foreign trip to Geneva, Switzerland. On Tuesday, December 12, Uzoka appeared before the Senate Committee to defend her budget. The minister told the joint committee that N905 million was earmarked for overhead costs while N8.1 billion was allocated to capital expenditure. Oshiomole, who is a member, Senate committee on Trade, and who represents Edo North, while reacting to her presentation, called on the minister to utilise in-country expertise to cut costs, emphasising…

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) says the next stage of police recruitment will soon be announced. The PSC disowned the trending 2023 Police special list. Spokesman of the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani disclosed this in a statement. It stated: “The attention of the Police Service Commission has been drawn to a fictitious publication titled “2023 Police Special List” and which has been trending in the social media. “The publication for all intents and purposes is obviously planted to confuse and further defraud Nigerian youths who must have genuinely applied for consideration for recruitment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police…

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Universities, Polytechnics, colleges of education, and other tertiary institutions of learning have been exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System by the Federal Government. By this, the government said staff members of these institutions would no longer receive remunerations. This was disclosed by the Minister of the Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, while speaking with State House Correspondents after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House, Abuja. According to him, the IPPIS does not afford tertiary institutions the freedom to run their affairs. He explained, “Today, the universities and other tertiary institutions have gotten…

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Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,   Mr. Ola Olukoyede has called for urgent and unconditional return of Nigerian stolen assets stashed in foreign countries. He made this call on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at the ongoing 10th session of the  Conference of State Parties, COSP, to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC, held at the Georgia World Congress Centre,  Atlanta, United States of America. According to him, the return of stolen assets warehoused in foreign countries has become imperative for the growth of the economy and expansion of frontiers of development within and outside Nigeria.  He warned that economic…

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday held a valedictory session in honour of the late National Women Leader of the party, Prof Stella Effah-Attoe. The session, which was well attended, was held at the INEC Hall of the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. Among the dignitaries were the National Chairman of the party, Umar Damagum, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Philip Shaibu and other members of the NWC. Effah-Attoe died on Sunday, October 29, after a brief illness.

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has presented the 2024 budget of N2.24 trillion to the state House of Assembly. The budget, tagged “Budget of Renewal” was presented to the assembly on Wednesday. Pictures from the budget presentation were shared on the assembly’s official X handle. The caption read, “The Lagos state government has presented a N2.24 trillion budget for the 2024 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for deliberation and approval. “Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented the 2024 appropriation bill tagged “Budget of Renewal” to the state’s legislature today. “The Governor said the budget comprises of N1.22 trillion…

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Gunmen dressed in military uniform have killed one person and reportedly abducted seven others along the Fidiwo axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. An anonymous source disclosed that the armed hoodlums accosted the vehicle conveying the victims, fired sporadically, and then kidnapped seven persons and ran into the bush along the expressway. One of the passengers, a female who witnessed the attack and tried to run was shot. She is said to be in a critical condition. Also, another unidentified woman was shot dead. The source said, “I got the report of a kidnapping incident that occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway…

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The Government of Rivers State has explained why it demolished the State House of Assembly complex. The government said it decided to demolish the complex to rebuild it due to the structural defects as a result of the recent explosion and fire incident which rendered the main building unfit for human use. This position was contained in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information, Joseph Johnson. The statement said after the visit of the Governor to inspect the level of damage done to the building on the day of the fire incident, it became necessary to invite professionals…

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