The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has foiled a kidnap attempt in El-Rufai Estate in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to reports, the kidnappers numbering over 15 invaded the estate around 2 am on Wednesday and shot sporadically.

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) arrested a crypto billionaire, Linus Williams, popularly known as BLord on Tuesday regarding several allegations such as terrorism financing, amongst others. This development was made known in a statement by Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Muyiwa Adejobi, stating that he was arrested because of complaints filed against his companies.

The Adamawa/Taraba Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized 85 200-litre drums of petrol being illegally conveyed to the Republic of Cameroon. The command also seized 795 25-litre jerry cans of the same product found concealed on a bush path at the Sahuda section of the Nigeria-Cameroon border. The Customs Area controller of the Adamawa/Taraba Area Command, Comptroller Garba Bashir who called a news briefing Friday at the area command headquarters of the NCS in Yola, disclosed that a Carina E with a hidden compartment loaded with petrol was intercepted along the Girei-Wuro Boki axis of Adamawa State. According to him, the foregoing seizures were made from the 29th of last month to date. He added that within the past six weeks in all, the Area Command has recorded 17 cases of seizure of various items with an aggregate duty value of N36.9 million.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on INTERPOL in three North African Maghreb countries of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, to watch-list former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello.
It was further learnt that the anti graft after getting a credible intelligence about what Bello was planning came up with the decision.

The Senate has issued query into the submerged substandard Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), petrol, and Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), diesel into the Nigerian market. Senator Asuquo Ekpeyong observed that a report revealed that 12 diesel cargoes conveying a total of 660 kilotons of diesel were exported by refineries to offshore Lome, Togo for further distribution to West African markets, mainly Nigeria; but below the Nigerian standard in terms of flash and Sulphur levels.