Just In: 29 Abducted College of Forestry students relesed

The remaining 29 students of the abducted students of Federal College of Forestry, Afaka, Kaduna have regained their freedom after 55 days in captivity. Chairman of the Forum of Parents of the 39 Abducted Students, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed the release of the students in an interview. Yes, they have been released. “They did not sleep in the (bandits’) camp yesterday. They were taken to the residence of one of the mediators to sleep. We have already sent our people with vehicles and ambulance to go and bring them. We are…

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Kaduna Varsity Abduction: Gumi ask CBN to pay N100m ransom money

An Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, on Tuesday urged government not to take the threat by the kidnappers of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna lightly. Gumi, who stated this in an interview with The PUNCH, said the Central Bank of Nigeria should pay the N100m ransom being demanded by the kidnappers of the students. The kidnappers have since killed five of the students and threatened to kill 17 of them still in captivity if a ransom of N100 million and 10 motorcycles are not delivered to them. Gumi who also spoke…

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Kaduna bandits release one out of 17 remaining abducted Varsity students

One of the abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, has been released. The mother of the released student, Mrs. Lauretta Attahiru, confirmed this on Tuesday to journalists in Kaduna.She did not however give details of how her son was released as she declined to make further comments. The police could not however be reached to confirm the release of the student as Mohammad Jalige, spokesman of the Kaduna state police command, did not respond to telephone calls and a text message. On April 18, another gang of bandits attacked Greenfield…

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Police arrest kidnappers who killed 6yr old boy after collecting ransom

The Kaduna state police command has arrested four suspected kidnappers who killed their victim, Mohammed Kabiru, a six year old boy, after collecting N1 million ransom. Parading the suspects on Monday in Kaduna, Mohammad Jalige, spokesman of the command, said Kabiru was abducted on April 24 at the Badarawa area, Kaduna. He said the suspects demanded N30 million for the release of the boy, however after series of negotiations, they agreed to collect N1 million which was delivered to them. However after collecting the ransom, the mastermind of the criminal…

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Female farmer, guest kidnapped at Ofada farm

Ogun State Police Command says its men have launched a manhunt for the gunmen, who abducted a businesswoman, Roselyn Edusi, and her male guest on Saturday in a farm near Ofada. The woman, Edusi, is said to be the owner of a restaurant in Omu, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state and was accompanied by her male guest to a farm in the area when they were kidnapped. The abduction was said to have occurred in the afternoon and the victims’ whereabouts had not been known since then. The…

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Army repels Boko Haram attack at Rann

Nigerian Army Troops of the newly reinvigorated Operation Hadin Kai, successfully thwarted Boko Haram Terrorist’s attempt to infiltrate into Rann Town, the capital of Kala Balge LGA of Borno State on 1 May 2021. The terrorists in their numbers attempted to disrupt the peace that has been enjoyed by the border town but were met with stiff resistance as the troops in the area took them on a fierce firefight which lasted about an hour. The terrorists withdrew in disarray with a large number of them suffering fatal injuries leaving…

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Kaduna bandits threaten to kill remaining abducted students in 24hrs if…

Sani Jalingo, gang leader of the kidnappers of the students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, have threatened to kill the remaining students in their custodyin the next 24 hours if their demands are not met. Jalingo who was quoted in an interview with the Hausa Service of the Voice of America had demanded a ransom of N100 million and ten motorcycles. He reportedly threatened that failure by the Kaduna State Government or the students’ family to meet the demands by Tuesday, would lead to killing the remaining students in their custody.…

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Drug trafficker excretes N360m cocaine, now in NDLEA custody

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted a suspected drug trafficker, Chigbogu Obiora, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos with 97 wraps of cocaine. NDLEA Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Babafemi said that the 47-year-old drug trafficker was arrested by operatives of NDLEA on Sunday, April, 25 during the inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline. He said that Obiora, who arrived in Lagos on board the airline from Entebbe, Uganda via Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, was subsequently…

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Watch Baba Ijesa’s confession video +How he penetrated 7yr old girl using a key

Comedienne Princess who is the foster parent of the 14yr old girl allegedly assaulted sexually by Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha has revealed that the actor penetrated the victim using a key and that actor first assaulted the girl twice sexually when she was 7. Princess said the victim opened up about the incident recently at the age of 14 when a video of Baba Ijesha acting with her showed on their screen at home. Meanwhile, Lagos State  Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team Friday said actor…

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After fooling Katsina Govt, Daudawa, the man who led Kankara school abduction returns to the forest

A Nigerian bandit chief who led the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren before accepting an amnesty deal has reneged on the peace accord with authorities and returned to crime, sources told AFP.x Awwalun Daudawa commanded the abduction of more than 500 students from Government Science Secondary School in northwestern Kankara state last December before handing himself into authorities. His rejection of the amnesty underscores the complexity of engaging with Nigeria’s criminal gangs, setting back efforts to end attacks and kidnappings plaguing the country’s northwest. Some students managed to escape the…

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How Lagos socialite was murdered over chieftaincy matters

Chief Rasak Jikoji, a Lagos socialite and top contender for the Badore chieftaincy stool, who a month ago celebrated a court ruling in his favour on the chieftaincy stool has been assassinated. Jikoji was reportedly assassinated on Sunday, April 25, 2021, while returning from a transaction over land matters in company of his personal assistance when he was attacked and shot dead. A family member, who asked not to be identified, said Rasak was involved in a struggle for the chieftaincy stool of Badore. The former occupant of the stool,…

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Child Defilement: ‘How Baba Ijesa did it in my house’ -Princess

Iconic comedienne Princess has taken to her verified Instagram page to recount how popular Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha defiled a teenager who she identified as her foster daughter. In an emotion-laden lengthy video, Princess revealed that the immoral act happened in her house when Baba Ijesha came to her for help. She said, “Some years ago, I had challenges with my marriage and I lost a baby. So some parents in my area out of compassion allow their children to stay with me so that I will not feel lonely.…

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Kidnapped Oyo family released, Police silent on ransom

Members of the Oyeniyi family of Ajaawa, a suburb of Ogbomoso and their Ibadan-based hotelier breadwinner, Mr. Oyedokun Oyeniyi and eight other members of their family who were recently abducted by unknown gunmen have been released. It was gathered that the nine captives were released on Tuesday, but the source was silent on amount paid as ransom. The victims were reportedly kidnapped at a hotel in Ajaawa, near Ogbomoso town in Oyo State as the family prepared for a burial ceremony last Saturday. Their abductors had demanded the sum of…

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‘We won’t spare any NGO funding terrorism’ -EFCC

Ahmed Ghali, head of Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has warned that Non-Governmental Organisations aiding terrorism financing and money laundering would face the full wrath of the law. In a statement by the anti-graft agency, Ghali restated that it was mandatory to report to the Special Control Unit against Money Laundering, any transaction through any formal financial channels in excess of $10,000 and any cash donations in excess of $1,000. Delivering a paper entitled, “The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations in Countering Terrorism…

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NAF promise to sustain critical airpower capabilities as Amao wings 4 new combatant pilots

No fewer than 233 Nigerian Air Force pilots are presently undergoing specialized training at different aviation colleges in the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa and the Czech Republic. Also, four new wings comprising two fighter pilots and two combat helicopter pilots have just completed their training in the US. Disclosing this at the winging of the four new pilots in Abuja on Tuesday, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, said this bears glowing testament to the NAF’s commitment towards enhancing and sustaining critical airpower capabilities…

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El-rufai, Tambuwal seek cooperation to tackle banditry

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal have stressed the need for states to cooperate in tackling the menace of banditry and kidnapping. The two governors took the stand in Sokoto when El-Rufai visited to condole with Tambuwal over the death of Hajiya Aishatu, the daughter of late Premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello. This is contained in a statement signed by Tambuwal’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Malam Muhammad Bello and issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Sokoto. El-Rufai commended Tambuwal’s unflinching…

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Panic in Lekki over reported Police, Okada riders clash

Gunshots were heard in Lekki Phase 1 Gate, Lagos State as motorcycle (Okada) riders resisted the police from impounding their motorcycles. In a viral video, people were seen running helter-skelter as sounds of gunshots were heard and weapons were thrown. It was learnt that the incident created panic in the area. Some of the eyewitnesses had alleged that there was a clash between the police and the Okada riders when the video surfaced online on Monday. However, in a statement on Tuesday, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu,…

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Again, bandits kill 2 more abducted Kaduna varsity students

Bandits have killed two more students of the Greenfield University, Kaduna State. The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, made this known on Monday. The bandits had on Friday killed three of the abducted students of the varsity, saying it was a warning for not paying the N800 million ransom demanded by them. The Commissioner in a statement, on Tuesday, said the state under Governor Nasir El-Rufai was saddened by the development. He said, “On a sad note, security agencies have just reported to the…

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Confusion as gunmen kidnap 10 people in Oyo

A family of 10 has been kidnapped at Agbo Hotel in Ajaawa community, Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo State. Radio Nigeria gathered that the victims included the owner of the hotel, Hon. Olukunle Oyedokun, his younger wife, his baby, two daughters, granddaughter, sister-in-law with her son and a guest at the hotel. The abductors were said to have invaded the hotel behind CAC Primary School, Lagbedu Road at about 10pm on Saturday. The perpetrators reportedly fired shots into the air sporadically, after which they seized the 10 victims…

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Northern Governor splashes N300m on dogs to fight bandits

Banditry, insurgency and other forms of criminal activities may have overwhelmed the governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari.This is particularly so as some of his recent decisions taken by the governor are getting stakeholders worried.One such decision was the purchase of dogs to combat Boko Haram that has been terrorizing the State at a whooping sum of N300 million.An insider who confided in OpenLife disclosed that an American lady who is known to have been a close friend of governor Masari initiated the dog option.She was said to have convinced…

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Police arrest Kwara notorious ritualists who killed about to wed

The Kwara State Police Command said it has arrested four suspects who allegedly murdered Olokose Oluwasola for money ritual six days to his wedding in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area the state. Oluwasola was murdered by his next-door neighbour, Kazeem Mohammed, and his gang for ritual purpose on March 6, 2021, which was six days to his wedding. The police in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, said that they had arrested four suspects, including the leader of the gang Mohammed. The three other…

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Kidnappers halt commuter bus, march 18 passengers into the forest

Armed men in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State on Thursday hijacked an 18-seater bus along Igboora-Eruwa road and abducted all passengers in the commercial bus. According to an eye witness account as reported by Vanguard Newspapers, an 18-seater bus, coming from Abeokuta and transporting passengers along Igboora-Eruwa road, was ambushed by the gunmen. Vanguard further reported from a family source of one of the victims that the gunmen demanded the sum of N10 million as a ransom for each of the victims. The source said: “Yes, the 18 people…

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Sad: Bandits kill 3 from abducted Kaduna varsity students

Armed bandits who abducted unspecified number of students from Greenfield University, a private school in Kaduna, have reportedly murdered three of the abducted students. The Greenfield University is located in Kasarami, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident, said the remains of the students were found close to the university on Friday. The bandits had kidnapped the students and staff on Tuesday and later made contact with the parents…

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‘Pantami and others linked to my son’s murder’ -Don

A former lecturer of Industrial Chemistry at the Kaduna State University, Professor Samuel Achi, has narrated how his son, Sunday Achi, was strangled at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University mosque in Bauchi State. The 67-year-old don also said he was aware that Nigeria’s current Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, was the Chief Imam of the university’s mosque when the incident happened on December 9, 2004. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday, Samuel said his 24-year-old son and 400-level student of Architecture at the  ATBU at…

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Bandits ambush Oyo Amotekun corps, kill member

A gang of bandits has attacked Amotekun corps at a farm in Fiditi, Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State. One of the corps, 25-year-old Suleiman Quadir was reportedly killed during the attack while another was Amo Yisau was injured. It was gathered that the operatives were escorting some workers of a farm outfit to the farm when the hoodlums who had laid ambush for them came out from the bush and shot Suleiman. The bandits were said to have been about 11. Amo is said to be receiving treatment…

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Groom murdered, dismembered days to wedding

Olokose Ojo, a would be groom, has been murdered barely six days to his wedding by his neighbour who promised to assist him to get cows for the ceremony in Kwara State. Ojo, said to be in his early 30 and a staff member at the National Health Insurance Scheme unit of the University of Ilorin  Teaching Hospital was said to have been murdered by the neighbour, Kazeem Mohammed, and his gang for ritual purposes. It was alleged that Mohammed and his gang were ritualists and Mohammed had twice served…

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But for insufficient ammunition, soldiers repel bandits attack

Bandits said to be numbering about 60 and heavily armed, in the early hours of Wednesday, invaded a military camp in Zazzaga community in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State and engaged the soldiers in a gun battle, leading to heavy casualties on the side of the bandits. This latest attack on a military base in the state is coming barely three weeks after bandits in their numbers attacked a Security Joint Task Force base in Allawa and Basa in Shiroro Local Government Area of the state, killing five…

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Video: Gov. Sanwo-Olu meets, commends armed police officer assaulted on duty after arresting ‘one-way driver’

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, met with Erhator on Monday at the Lagos Governor Office in Alausa for a “Governorship Handshake”. The governor also applauded the police officer for his “show of patience, decorum and what is expected of a police officer” in the face of provocation and urged other officers to emulate him. The policeman was then presented with a state plaque as a mark of honour and prestige to appreciate his commitment to promoting core values of modern policing and protection of fundamental human rights.

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Pantami once called for jihad in Nigeria, prayed for Taliban, Al-Qaeda victory

Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Nigeria’s Communication and Digital Economy Minister’s fanatical indoctrinated past is perching on him like a leech as some of his hardline  quotes have resurfaced. Pantami was quoted to have said “this jihad is an obligation for every single believer, especially in Nigeria,’’ in one of his vicious preaching in the 2000s. The embattled minister was also quoted to have prayed “Oh God, give victory to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda,” during the same period. Even though he has renounced terrorism pleading that his outburst, as at that time,…

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Why I picked Baba as IG -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said he chose Usman Baba over others including Moses Jitoboh, a senior Deputy Inspector General of Police as the acting inspector general of police because he has been a policeman for a long time and “has the necessary experience.” Baba’s appointment, which will be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, will effectively deny Mr Jitoboh, the police chief from Bayelsa who should have been the inspector general in line with the law. Buhari, who announced the acting police chief’s appointment while in London, spoke to State House…

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Pantami feels the heat, says my driver, secretary, other aides are Christians

Mallam Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy is continuing the battle to extricate himself from the reports linking him to terrorist groups insisting his past controversial comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda were misconstrued. The minister, in an interview published by Peoples Gazette on Friday, also said he has no issues with Christians, adding that his personal driver, secretary and technical assistant are all Christians He said, “My personal driver is Mai Keffi, a practising Christian. I also have a Christian, Ms Nwosu, as my secretary…

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We want to reduce child abuse cases -Eleto

The CEO of Inclusive Social Welfare Empowerment Foundation, Chief (Mrs.) Pat Eleto has urged the government to be proactive in handling the growing cases of child molestation In Nigeria. She said this, after one Nurudeen Nasiru, a 20year old sex offender was arraigned at the Ebute Meta Magistrate Court, Lagos for a case of sexual assault on a minor. The victim, aged 11, reported the case of repeated molestation by the defendant, and the Inclusive Social Welfare Foundation swung into action by following up, to ensure that the defendant is…

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Medical doctor, Nurse, 13yr old boy released by kidnappers in Ogun

The doctor and the nurse abducted last week Wednesday by gunmen on the Abeokuta-Imeko road have been released on Monday night. Also, a 13-year-old boy who was kidnapped on Saturday in Obada-Oko has been released. However, another doctor was abducted the same Monday night that the two health workers were released. The former Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association in Ogun State, Dr. Adewunmi Alayaki, confirmed the release of the doctor and the nurse. Alayaki, who said he served as the Chief negotiator with the kidnappers, identified the captors as…

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Police, hunters arrest 3 suspects planning kidnap operations on Lagos-Ibadan highway

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three members of a kidnap syndicate terrorising commuters on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The suspects, Nathaniel Jacob, 24, from Nasarawa State; Isah Danladi, 22, from Kogi State; and Abubakar Rabiu, 23, from Niger State, were arrested on Thursday in the Fidiwo area along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Oyeyemi said the suspects’ arrest followed a tip-off by hunters, who sighted them in the bush, where they…

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Red Alert: FAAN warns of planned terrorist attack at airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has raised the alarm over planned attacks on airports across the country. FAAN said it received an alert from the ministry of aviation over the planned attacks. In a memo sighted by The Nation, FAAN Deputy General Manager of Administration and Logistics, S.M. Mamman, explained the elements were considering carrying out attacks in Kaduna, Maiduguri, Sokoto, Kano, Abuja, and Lagos airports. “I am directed to convey an alert from the Ministry of Aviation regarding security threats by criminal elements against Airports in Nigeria…

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Gunmen in military camouflage kidnap boy 13, demand N50m

Gunmen in Nigerian Army camouflage have kidnapped a 13-year-old boy at the Obada-Oko in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was learnt that the gunmen invaded Destiny Estate in Obada-Oko at 9:15pm on Saturday and started shooting before they whisked away the boy identified as Gbolahan Ajibola. It was gathered that they had contacted the family and demanded  N50m as ransom. The grandmother of the victim, Victoria Felix, told one of our correspondents that the gunmen who were six invaded her house on Saturday night. Felix, who is…

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Red Alert: 3,471 dangerous prisoners on the loose, FG seeks INTERPOL assist

Nigeria’s Federal Government has asked the International Criminal Police Organisation to be on the alert and look out for the inmates who escaped in the recent jailbreaks in the country, including the most recent in Owerri, the Imo State capital. It added that the Nigerian Immigration Service had also been issued an alert, noting that the data of the inmates were being compiled and would be sent to the relevant organisations in batches so as not to delay the manhunt. A senior official with the National Correctional Service on Saturday…

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Fulani kidnappers waylay Ogun hunters’ rescue squad, injure 2, burn vehicles, nine okadas

A search party comprising 26 hunters organised to rescue a kidnapped medical doctor and a nurse was ambused by gunmen suspected to be Fulani elements in the Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State. The doctor, Oladunni Odetola, who is the head of state General Hospital, Imeko and the nurse, identified as Mrs Bamgbose, were kidnapped on the Abeokuta-Imeko road on Wednesday night in Ogun State. The medical personnel were abducted by gunmen while driving in a Toyota Camry (Muscle) marked KTU 584 FR, along Abeokuta-Imeko road. It was learnt…

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Photo: This Prophet raped 17yr-old girl

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 50-year-old prophet in charge of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Oke-Igbala, Ifo, Tayo Shobowale, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old church member. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a report lodged with the Family Support Unit of the Ota Area Command by the victim. The PPRO added that the victim was accompanied by her mother to the station.…

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Imo Attack: Gunmen came fully prepared -Police minister

Police Affairs’ minister, Mohammad Dingyadi, has said the gunmen who attacked security facilities in Imo state overpowered men of the Imo State Police Command because they “came with all the arsenals at their disposal, in large numbers and are better prepared”. Dingyadi stated this on Friday while featuring on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme monitored in Lagos. The police affairs minister confirmed an earlier report that the DSS alerted the police before Monday’s attacks in Imo. He said the police fought well but the gunmen overpowered the police because they…

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Bandits release another batch of Kaduna students

Five more abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation Kaduna have been released. The Nation had reported the first five of the students kidnapped on March 11 from their school hostel, regained freedom last Monday. The five released on Thursday brings the number of freed students to 10, leaving 29 more in captivity. One on the parents, who confirmed the development to The Nation said, the freed students were picked up by Police in Giwa local Government. He said they were on their way to Kaduna town as…

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What bandits did to us -Kidnapped Kaduna student

One of the kidnapped students of the 39 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization Mando in Igabi Local Government Area, Francis Paul, has narrated how five of them regained freedom. Paul, a 200 level undergraduate of Agricultural Technology of the college, also narrated their ordeal in the kidnappers’ den. On Thursday night, March 11, 2021, the bandits in large numbers invaded the school located opposite the Nigerian Defence Academy along the Kaduna International Airport road and abducted 39 students. Some of the students were in a viral…

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We didn’t torture Buhari’s driver -DSS

Contrary to reports by online medium, Saharareporters, the Department of State Services has denied torturing Sai’du Afaka, the President’s official driver, to death The DSS, speaking through its spokesman, Dr. Peter Afunanya described the report by the online news medium that it tortured the deceased as misleading. Saharareporters had reported that Afaka misled the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) into approving a multi-million naira contract which was later discovered by the DSS. It further said the service arrested Afaka, tortured and subsequently dumped him at the State House Clinic where…

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Imo Gov., Uzodinma names sponsors of Police, Prison attack

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has identified the sponsors of last Monday’s attacks in the state. Uzodinma while speaking on Wednesday on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ said aggrieved politicians are responsible for the dastardly act. He said, “Their (attackers’) tactics is that they try to identify grievances of people in a particular area. If it is in Imo State and probably there are some IPOB people who are not happy, they hire hoodlums from outside Imo State, they bring them in pretending to be IPOB and they commit these crimes…

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Breaking: Buhari sacks Adamu as IG, appoints replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the immediate sack of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and has appointed a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, in replacement as the acting Inspector-General of Police. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, announced to State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday that Baba is taking over from Mohammed Adamu, whose tenure Buhari extended for three months on February 4. He has only spent about two months out of the three-month extension and would have expired on May 3. Adamu’s sack was a…

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Army rescues 5 out of Kaduna’s 39 kidnapped students

Reports say five of the 39 kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka Kaduna have regained freedom courtesy of troops of the Nigerian Army. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the development in a statement on Monday evening. He said the five students were recovered by troops of the Nigerian Army on Monday afternoon after 25 days in captivity. Aruwan said they were undergoing thorough medical check-up at a military facility. According to him: “The Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government…

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What Buhari told Service Chiefs before leaving for medical check-up in London

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security chiefs to identify and crush heads of bandits, kidnappers and their local collaborators to restore confidence in the society Buhari gave the order when he met the security chiefs at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, March 30. The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno rtd., said the president gave the order when he met the security chiefs at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday. Monguno, who briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, quoted the president as warning that his administration would not accept…

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Show of shame as CCT chairman attacks security man in Abuja popular plaza, lawyers’ group calls for suspension

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has been spotted in a video assaulting a security guard at a popular plaza in Abuja. The CCT Chairman in the video was seen at Banex Plaza, located in Wuse, Abuja, addressing the unidentified security man angrily scolding and shouting at him. At a point, the CCT chairman kicked the security man before he was restrained by the crowd; including police orderlies attached to him. He was then forced into his vehicle by his police orderlies. The action however didn’t go…

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