The Police Command in Kaduna on Friday said it had arrested nine suspected members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) known as the Shiite over violent attack on police officers in the state.
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau on Monday said 182 inmates out of the 210 that escaped from the Medium Security Prison in Minna, Niger state, after an armed attack are still at large. The Minister who undertook an on-the-spot assessment of the facility after the incident said most of the prisoners who had almost completed their jail terms returned to the prison willingly.
The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has warned those causing violence in the state to desist or be ready to face the law.
The governor stated this on Monday when he visited the troubled Uma’asha community in Toto Local Government area of the state.
His visit comes after the recent feud between the people of Bassa and Egbira, a boundary between Kogi and Nasarawa.
A woman, Inaku Victoria Oko, has been convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment by Justice Olukayode A. Adeniyi of the High Court of the Federa Capital Territory, Abuja, for being in possession on fake medical report.
Oko was paraded before the court by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission and accused of procuring a fake medical report in the name of one Aniukwu Richard Chinonso, which was intended to enable him travel to India for medical care.