Connect with us


Anti-Kidnapping Operatives Burst a Suspected Gun Running Gang in Bayelsa




FROM TAYESE Mike, Yenagoa

As the security agencies in Bayelsa stepup their activities to curb crime and criminality in the state, Operatives of the Anti Kidnapping unit of the Bayelsa state Police Command while acting on tip-off bursted a gun running gang at a brothel at Ayama in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

In a press statement signed by the Force Public Relation Officer, SP Asinim Butswart and made available to journalists, said the command got the tip-off on 12th May 2022 at about 6pm.

According to the statement, the suspects one Seibo Dokubo ‘m’ 32 years, a native of Degema, Rivers State and one Boma Daniel ‘m’ 45 years a native of Patani, Delta State, wanted to procure AK-47 Riffles for Kidnap purposes before the arms of law catch-up with them.

They recovered One Brownie Pistol loaded with eight .9mm ammunition, three 12.

7mm expended ammunition, sum of two million naira cash and a suspected stolen Toyota Hilux 2021 model without registration number, were recovered from the suspects.

The statement said, the suspects are cooperating with Police in it’s investigation and will be charge to court at the conclusion of the investigation.

See also  EFCC Arrests Suspect with 576 ATM Cards at Kano Airport
Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Breaking: Gunmen Kidnap Two Catholic  Priests in Katsina




Two Catholic Priests, serving at the St Patrick’s  Church  Gidan Maikambo, Kaur LGA, Katsina State were last night whisked away by some yet to be identified gunmen.  

Director of Social Communications, Catholic Diocese  of Sokoto, Rev Fr  Christopher Omotosho  in a statement said the gunmen  broke into the residence of the Priests at midnight of May 25 and forcefully took away the Parish Priest and his Assistant, Rev.

Frs. Stephen Ojapa, MSP, and Oliver Okpara respectively. 

Two other boys in the residence were also kidnapped, the statement said adding,  there has been no information as to their whereabouts. 

 Omotosho called for prayers for  the safety  of the abducted clergy men and staff.

See also  Gunmen Ambush, kill Three Policemen, Vigilantes in Niger Community
Continue Reading


Kogi Police Dislodge Kidnappers’ Den, Kill Two




From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja

Operatives of the Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Police Force attached to Odolu Division, in synergy with the local vigilante and hunters have dislodged a criminal hideout at Odolu in Igalamela Local Government Area of the state.

The operatives, during the battle, gunned down two and arrested two suspected kidnappers, recovered one English made Pump Action, seven phones and charms among others.

A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer of Kogi Command, SP William Aya, said that the development followed a report from the victim of kidnapping who escaped from their den on Thursday 19/5/2022 while the family was still negotiating for his release.

“The victim was kidnapped while on his way to Nsukka but escaped from their den, immediately, the police operatives were mobilized along with the vigilante and hunters into the bush, on sighting the Police the criminal elements opened fire.

During the gun duel that ensued, two of the hoodlums were gunned down while two were arrested.

“Items recovered include; one English made Pump Action gun, seven phones, charms among others.

“This breakthrough is as a result of the strategies adopted by the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Egbuka, psc (+), to curtail activities of kidnappers, armed robbers, bandits, and other heinous crimes in the State,” the statement read.

See also  Herdsmen Kill Seven Mourners in Benue Communities

The Commissioner of Police while commending the Police Officers as well as vigilante and Hunters for their prompt response to ensure that the criminal elements met their Waterloo, assured members of the public that the Police will not rest on its Oars in synergy with other security agencies in the State to ensure the safety of lives and property.

To this end, the Commissioner of Police urged the public to continue to collaborate with the Police and other security agencies in the State by way of volunteering credible and timely information on the activities of Criminal elements.

Continue Reading


Residents Arrest Suspected Ritualist with Fresh Human Parts in Niger




From Dan Amasingha, Minna

There was palpable tension within Lapai town of Niger state following the arrest of a middle aged man with fresh human parts on Saturday afternoon.

DAILY ASSET gathered the incident triggered riot in the local government headquarter, as it led to the burning of the houses of some of those believed to be behind the incident.

An eye witness confided in our correspondent that a commercial motorcyclist, popularly known as okada observed blood stains on the dress of his passenger and suspected that it could have been human blood.

It was gathered that the okada rider raised the alarm leading to the arrest of the yet to be identified man.

When he was searched fresh human parts were found in his luggage.

According to the findings the passenger confessed that his master sent him to bring the human part.

Findings further revealed that the suspect is a tenant in one of the houses of the businessman that asked him to provide the human parts, even as the slain person was suspected to be a relation of the suspect.

The incident led to a breakdown of law and order in Lapai town on Saturday afternoon with the youths protesting and in the process set three houses belonging to the man that sent the okada passenger and his wife on fire.

See also  Three Die in Kogi Chieftaincy Tussle

The landlord of the suspect and his wife were said to have taken to their heels as the protesting youths searched around the town for them

When contacted the Chairman of Lapai Local government Council Alhaji Muazu Jantabo confirmed the incident but said he was yet to get the details.

When also contacted on phone the State Police Commissioner, Mr Monday Kuryas said, “How do you expect me to talk on what has just happened? we are trying to stop it from spreading you are asking for details”.

Continue Reading

Email Subscription

Name *

Email *

Top Stories

CRIME13 hours ago

Breaking: Gunmen Kidnap Two Catholic  Priests in Katsina

Share Post Views: 36 Two Catholic Priests, serving at the St Patrick’s  Church  Gidan Maikambo, Kaur LGA, Katsina State were...

OPINION14 hours ago

Arthur Nzeribe: Life and Time of a Maverick

Share Post Views: 38 By Emeka Alex Duru The remains of maverick politician and erstwhile senator representing Imo West (Orlu)...

BUSINESS14 hours ago

Nigerian Stock Exchange Loses N519bn in Continued Bearish Trading

Share Post Views: 54 The negative trend continued on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) on Tuesday with the market capitalisation...

NEWS14 hours ago

School Feeding: FG to Spend N999m Daily on 10m Pupils

Share Post Views: 42 . Reviews Meal Cost from N70 to N100 Per Child The Federal Government on Tuesday said...

POLITICS14 hours ago

APC Governors at Daggers Drawn over Party’s Presidential Primary

Share Post Views: 57 .Mode of Event Becomes Deal Breaker .Monday Night Meeting Ends in a Shouting Match . Buhari...

POLITICS14 hours ago

2023: Ebonyi Delegates urges PDP National Leadership not to tamper with list backed by Court Order.

Share Post Views: 65 Godwin Okeh, Abakaliki The 3-Man Ward Elected Delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi,...

POLITICS14 hours ago

PDP Primaries : Adamawa state House of Assembly Speaker Wins Central Senatorial Zone

Share Post Views: 32 By Yagana Muhammad, Yola. The speaker Adamawa state house of Assembly, Hon Aminu Iya Abbas Wins...

OPINION14 hours ago

Appointing Those Who Disappoint

Share Post Views: 36 By Eugene Enahoro Since 2015, Nigeria’s Corruption Index Ranking by Transparency International has continued to deteriorate....

Health15 hours ago

World Health Assembly: Ehanire Reiterates FG’s Commitment to Health Security

Share Post Views: 53 Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to health security to achieve Universal...

Health15 hours ago

Menstrual Hygiene: MDAs Unveil Pad Banks for Emergency in Offices

Share Post Views: 50 Some Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government on Monday unveiled pad banks to...

Copyright © 2021 Daily Asset Limited | Powered by ObajeSoft Inc