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Angry Abuja Residents Burn Robber’s Corpse After Policeman’s Death

A brazen armed robbery attempt on Thursday in the Abaji area council of the, Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FCT) turned deadly, resulting in the killing of a police officer and the death of two suspects. The robbers, who arrived at…

Abba Kyari Released After 27 Months in Detention

Suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari has been released from the Kuje Custodial Centre in the Federal Capital Territory after spending 27 months in detention. Kyari was detained following his arrest on February 14, 2022, by the National Drug…

Bannex Plaza: Nigerian Civil Society Condemns Attack on Security Operatives

The Nigeria Civil Society has condemned the incessant attacks on Nigerian Military and security forces, describing it as a dastard and condemnable trend that can trigger anarchy, unrest and national security destabilization. At a press conference on Thursday, in Abuja,…

Ex-Police Commander Abba Kyari Granted Bail for Mother’s Burial

Former Commander of the Force Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, was granted a two-week bail on Tuesday to attend the burial rites of his mother, Yachilla Kyari, who passed away on May 5, 2024. Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal…

We shut Banex plaza to probe attack on soldiers, says army

The Nigerian Army says the popular Banex plaza in the Wuse 2 area of Abuja was temporarily shut down to enable the arrest of the hoodlums who attacked two soldiers at the complex. On Saturday, there was pandemonium at the…

Nigerian Soldiers Lay Siege To Banex Plaza In Abuja 3 Days After Clash With Traders

The traders who feared that there would be a reprisal from the soldiers hurriedly closed their shops to avoid being caught up in the melee. A large number of soldiers have continued to lay siege to the popular Banex Plaza…

FCT Police Hand Over Soldiers Involved in Banex Plaza Clash to Nigerian Army for Disciplinary Action

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has confirmed that military personnel involved in a clash with customers at New Banex Plaza in Abuja on Saturday have been handed over to the Nigerian Army for disciplinary measures. In a statement,…

Two women, boy killed in FCT community clash

Three persons, including two women and a young boy, have reportedly been killed in a clash between local scavengers, otherwise referred to as Baban bola, and residents of the Byazhin community, in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital…

Gunmen shoot FIRS official dead in Abuja 

Some unknown gunmen have reportedly shot dead a middle-aged man, identified as Khalid Bichi, in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday night. Bichi, said to be an employee of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, was reportedly killed by his attackers just before…

FIJ reporter, Ojukwu has case to answer – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has vowed to arraign Foundation for Investigative Journalism’s reporter, Daniel Ojukwu, who was earlier detained for 10 days, before the Federal High Court. Ojukwu was abducted by the police in Lagos on May 1 and was…