N76bn Abuja CCTV destroyed, stolen

Two years after the completion of a $470m   (N76.bn) National Public Security Communications    System Project in Abuja, most of the installed 1,000 cameras for the Closed-Circuit Television in the city have either been vandalised or stolen, investigation by Saturday PUNCH has revealed. Checks showed that the solar panels and batteries of the CCTV had been…

Gunmen kill vigilante chair in Delta

SUSPECTED gunmen, yesterday, shot dead the Chairman of Udu Central vigilance group, Mr. Prosper Erhinyoja, at a beer parlour, along the Delta Steel Company, DSC, Road  in Ovwian town, Udu Local Government of Delta State. Saturday Vanguard gathered that hoodlums in Udu were not happy with the battle the deceased waged against hoodlums in the …

Suspected assassins kill five in Rivers

 by Chukwudi AkasikeAT least, five persons were killed in Ogbogu, Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State by unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins.It was gathered that the incident, which happened at about 8.30pm on Wednesday, caused pandemonium in the community as the suspected assassins detonated explosives at the house of the President-General…

Nigerian military retracts claim it freed 107 abducted schoolgirls, says students are still missing.

Nnenna IbehAn apparently embarrassed Nigerian military on Thursday backtracked on its claim that it freed majority of the 129 female students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, abducted on Monday night by suspected Boko Haram members.The spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters, DHQ, Chris Olukolade, had said 107 of the girls were freed…