Connect with us

News

#ENDSARS Protesters Wants To Join Police Force- IGP Adamu Mohammed

Published

on

Mohammed-Adamu-IGP-2

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has said that some of the youths who participated in the #EndSARS protest want to join the Nigeria Police Force.

While speaking on a Channels Television’s programme on Monday January 25, the police chief said some of these youths want to join the force on the premise of “the service the police provide is a service of God.”

ALSO READ  Man dies during sex with sex worker in Rivers

ALSO READ: Nigerian Police Officers Are Acclaimed To Be The Best In The World – IGP Adamu Mohammed

Adamu said;

 “The youths who participated in the #EndSARS and the rest of them, many of them want to join the police.

ALSO READ  Governor Makinde disobeys FG's directive, grants churches permission to hold crossover services

“Many of them will come and say, ‘Please, we want to join the police,’ because the service the police provide is a service of God.”

On hospitals requesting police report before they attend to victims of gunshot wounds, the police chief told medical officers to save lives first before any other thought.

ALSO READ  Ekiti State Govt. Takes IGP To Court Over The Sacking Of An Unmarried Pregnant Policewoman

Adamu added;

“Save life first… lives must be saved first before thinking of any other thing to do…there is no issue of asking for any police report before you treat anybody with gunshot wounds.”

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

News

Funeral Service Of 7 Nigerian Air Force Officers Starts In Abuja

Published

on

Nigerian Airforce Planecrash Victims

The funeral service of the 7 Nigerian Air Force officers that died in Sunday air crash has started at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja.

The officers died in the Beechcraft King Air B350i that crashed a short distance from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, after reporting engine failure.

ALSO READ  Six bandits killed, 23 kidnap victims rescued in Katsina

The deceased officers were Captain, Fl Lt. Haruna Gadzama; Fl. Lt. Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot); Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System Specialist); Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist); Fl. Sgt. Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist); Sgt. Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS Specialist) and Aircraftman Adewale Johnson (Onboard Technician).

ALSO READ  COVID-19: Nigeria records 829 new cases, Lagos and FCT stays on top

At the funeral service is the Minister of Defence, Maj. Gen. Salihi Magashi (retd.), the Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Atahiru, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao and the family members of the deceased.

ALSO READ  Lagos Has Shortage of Police Officers, Says Governor Sanwo-Olu

The coffins draped in the Nigerian flags have already been placed on the open graves. Sitting on each coffin were the shoes and caps of the deceased.

Continue Reading

News

Kagara Abduction: We’ll Starve Schoolboys To Death, Says Abductors

Published

on

Kagara Abduction

The abductors of the 27 students and 15 workers of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State,  have threatened to starve them to death if the ransom they are demanding is not paid on time.

They made the threat in an audio recording on Wednesday by a prominent Islamic cleric,  Sheik Ahmad Gumi.

In the audio recording, the abductor, who spoke in Hausa, was heard conversing with a negotiator, identified by Gumi as a top official of the school.

He rejected N2.7m offered him as ransom for the 27 abductees.

The bandit stated, “I don’t have food for them. If anybody dies among them, we will tell you where to go and pick the corpse.

“You know these children are hungry. I don’t have food to give them, only water if they are going to die, let them die.”

ALSO READ  #ENDSARS trends again, Nigerians celebrates 2-monthiversary

The negotiator said it would be difficult for him to get the phone numbers of all the parents as requested by the bandits.

The bandit responded that he was aware that many security agents and vehicles had been deployed in Kagara, vowing they would not succeed in rescuing the abductees.

He asked,  “You think I don’t know what you people are doing? I can tell you how many security vehicles are in Kagara as we speak.

“It is with the help of the people of the city that intruders can overrun the city. Don’t you know that? The person who gave us this business is there among you. He is there with you. Wherever you go, he is watching you. If you want to do this deal, go ahead. From God we come and to him we will return

ALSO READ  COVID-19: Nigeria records 829 new cases, Lagos and FCT stays on top

“Even if you put together the entire security forces of Nigeria in Kagara, I have eyes all over Kagara. Whichever step you take in Nigeria, I swear,  I will know. You people are saying they should not pay us, that if they pay us, we will use to money to buy weapons.  With whose money did we buy our weapons? If we don’t have weapons, you will just send security agents to kill us and take the children.”

Appealing to the bandit, the negotiator stated, “They (parents) have agreed to pay N2.7m. Each parent will pay N100,000 .”

ALSO READ  Yobe State Policemen Reunite Three ‘Abandoned’ Children With Family

But the abductor rejected the offer threatening to unleash terror on Kagara.

The abductor stated, “If I want Kagara to be in peace, it will be in peace. If it is not going to be in peace, it will go in pieces from here until Ilorin. If I die in this process, I have children that I have instructed that if I die that I don’t want Kagara to be peaceful if you don’t do as I say. Even if I die, nobody will come into Kagara.”

He also berated governors, who said they should not be paid ransom.

He added, “Governors are saying we should not be given money because we are going to use it to buy guns; guns that Allah provides and you are boasting about.

Continue Reading

Football

Ronaldinho Speaks After Losing Mother

Published

on

Ronaldinho Loses Mother

Football legend, Ronaldinho has spoke after he lost his mother, Miguelina Eloi Assis dos Santos last Saturday.


On Tuesday night, February 23, Ronaldinho sent a message via his social media account to thank fans and friends for their show of support following the news of his mother’s death. 

ALSO READ  Stop blaming God for Nigeria’s woes, Obasanjo warns leaders


“My family and I thank you all for the love and support we are receiving at this difficult time. My mother was an inspiration of strength and joy to all who knew her and will continue to exert her light in our lives forever. With the strength she taught us, we will continue our journey. Thank you ”, he wrote in his post accompanied with an image of him hugging his mother.

ALSO READ  'Don't Wait For White-Collar Jobs'-NYSC DG advises Corpers

His mother passed away on Saturday, February 20, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, from COVID-19 complications. She was hospitalized since December 2020 after having been infected with COVID-19.

Continue Reading

News

Nigeria’s Restructuring Should Be Driven By Economic Viability – AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina

Published

on

Akinwumi Adesina

The current President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has said that the restructuring of Nigeria should be driven by economic and financial viability.

He said this in a public lecture titled ‘Toward a New Nigeria From Federal Fatherism to a Commonwealth’ and delivered virtually from the base of the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Ivory Coast for an event in Akure.

ALSO READ  Man dies during sex with sex worker in Rivers

Akinwumi who stated that economic and financial viability are necessary for political viability,  also called for a better way of supporting states in financing critical infrastructure.

He stressed the need to diversify the source of financing for states across Nigeria, noting that Nigerians in Diaspora remitted $24 billion in 2019, which accounted for half of crude oil exports.

ALSO READ  PHOTO: Kwara State Police Arrests Nude Party Organizers

Akinwumi suggested that resources in each state should be managed by the States which will in turn pay federal taxes and royalties to the Federal Government. He also urged state governments to focus on turning their resources into wealth based on their areas of comparative advantage.

ALSO READ  Governor Makinde disobeys FG's directive, grants churches permission to hold crossover services
Continue Reading

News

Mother Arrested In Ebonyi For Trying To Sell Baby For N40,000

Published

on

Mother Arrested In Ebonyi For Trying To Sell Baby For N40,000

An Ebonyi mother believed to be a commercial sex worker was arrested by the Ebonyi State police for allegedly trying to sell her baby for N40,000.

The 32-year-old woman identified as Victoria Chukwube, was arrested while trying to sell her four-month-old baby boy to raise money to start a business of selling drinks.

Ebonyi state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah said Chukwube was arrested following a tip off.

ALSO READ  Yobe State Policemen Reunite Three ‘Abandoned’ Children With Family

Odah said; 

“So her name is Chukwube Victoria, she told us she is a commercial sex hawker and that she has this baby which she carrying.

“She said if she leaves here she would continue to look out for prospective buyers.

“But we tried to talk to her and to make her see the value of being a mother, but she refused.

ALSO READ  COVID-19: Nigeria records 829 new cases, Lagos and FCT stays on top

“She even told us that if we allow her to go home with the baby she will throw the baby away and that she can’t tell who got her pregnant.”

Upon being interrogated, the lady refused to disclose her state of origin or local government but maintained that she does not have the financial ability to take care of the child.

ALSO READ  #ENDSARS trends again, Nigerians celebrates 2-monthiversary

Chukwube said; 

“I am from Nigeria, 32 years old, a commercial sex hawker and my baby is just four months old.

“I want to sell the baby at the rate of N40,000 to start up a business. I have a fridge and I reside at Ogbe Hausa in Abakaliki.”

Continue Reading

Search Google

ADVERTISEMENT

GET OUR UPDATES ON Facebook

PICKED FOR YOU TO READ

Follow

Subscribe to notifications

Most Read Reports