The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, has ordered a thorough investigation into the attack on a Police Officer, Inspector Omeje Matthew, in Abuja.
Some yet-to-be-identified assailants have allegedly abducted the Chairman of Mgbuka Amazu Market, Onitsha in Anambra State, Chief Enibe Francis, over circumstances said to be related to Monday’s sit-at-home, Punch reports.
The Nigerian Power Consumers Forum (NPCF) has blamed the recent grid collapse in the country on sabotage by hoodlums who may not mean well for the country.
The Police Command in Delta has recovered assorted weapons from suspected hoodlums terrorising Warri and environs.
Police have arrested more than 1,000 suspected hoodlums in Kano State in an operation targeted at crushing criminals across the state.
Hoodlums have vandalised the newly commissioned campaign office of Social Democratic Party (SDP) at Anyigba in Dekina local government of…
Eyewitness accounts say the hoodlums, numbering about eight reportedly scaled the perimeter fence, jumped into the premises and set the INEC building on fire from the back.
The union stated its position in a letter it addressed and sent to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Abubarka confirmed that the incident occurred around 3 am Wednesday.
It is a day set aside by some cult groups to celebrate what they call cultism day, when they initiate new members.
During a visit to the victim at an undisclosed hospital, Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede described the incident as unfortunate and a threat to the peaceful atmosphere already being enjoyed at the Pacesetter State.
It was learnt that several dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, knives and others were used during the brawl, which lasted for about four hours and saw several properties vandalized in the Marina area.
The State’s Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Saturday in Abakaliki, the State’s capital, saying that the incident happened last Friday.
Osahon is The Guardian Correspondent in Bayelsa.
The governor had through the Head of Service, Theodora Igwegbe, issued a statement on Friday, directing workers to start resuming normal activities every Monday.
The officials from Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) and Lagos State Physical Planning Permits Authority were on joint routine monitoring and compliance activities on structural stability of buildings.
Chief Olusegun Odeyemi, the Baale of the community, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, saying some hoodlums invaded the village and kidnapped some of the residents.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Towolawi was taken into custody in Ede Saturday after he allegedly led hoodlums and armed soldiers to demolish an ongoing building construction and chased away workers on a site behind the hotel.
A statement in Lagos on Sunday by Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, Head, Public Affairs Unit, said the hoodlums were arrested during raids on black spots.
Sowore, who was denied access into the court by security operatives, was attacked by boys numbering about 20