Gunmen kill chairman of Waterways Security in Bayelsa

Gunmen have killed the chairman of Bayelsa State Waterway Security (West District) Gen. Frank Seide.   It was gathered that the deceased popularly known as General Frank, was shot dead by some gunmen in his hometown, Bilabiri community, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Thursday night, April 1.   It is not clear if his death is related to the reported killings in the community over security contract.     Vanguard reports that four persons have reportedly died in Bilabiri Community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State following…

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ICC to investigate Nigeria’s security agencies over ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a preliminary determination to investigate Nigerian security forces over allegations of “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes”.   The ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, today, Dec 11, released a statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria.   The statement begins: “Today, I announce the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria.”   This is coming on the heels of allegations of human rights abuses by the country’s security forces in the north-east…

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Security agents ransack suspended EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu’s home

Operatives of the Department of State Services and Nigeria Police Force this on Tuesday July 7, stormed the Abuja home of suspended EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, and ransacked it.   The security agents this evening arrived at Magu’s home located on Abduljalil Street, Karu Site, on the outskirts of Abuja, and carried out a thorough search of the apartment. They reportedly went away with vital documents found in the apartment.   Magu is currently being investigated over allegations of corruption leveled against him by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.…

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Here’s why Tijani Oniru, son of late Oba of Oniru was attacked by ‘security men’

  The reason why Tijani Oniru, the son of late Oba of Oniru Idowu Abiodun was attacked by some “security men” as seen in a video, has emerged after it went viral on social media.   The fight is reportedly connected to the control of some properties in highbrow Oniru, Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State worth billions of naira, which the children of the former Oniru of Iruland continued to maintain control of after the death of their father.   It was alleged that Omogbolahan Lawal who was installed as…

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Security guard allegedly stabs man to death for refusing to wear a face mask in Onitsha

Tragedy struck in Onitsha, Anambra state today Monday May 4 after a security guard, Ibuchi Nwoju, allegedly stabbed a 22-year-old man, Cletus Chisom, to death for failing to use his face mask.   According to reports, Chisom had an altercation with the security guard at a market over face mask observance before the guard allegedly stabbed him in his chest leading to his instant death.   Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state command, Haruna Mohammed, said the security guard has been arrested while the body of the deceased…

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