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Soldiers arrest Ekiti bound thugs ahead of PDP governorship primaries

Soldiers arrest Ekiti bound thugs ahead of PDP governorship primaries

Soldiers intercept armed persons who were allegedly trying to disrupt PDP primary election in Ekiti State The armed persons were reportedly traveling to Ekiti from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, but were arrested by soldiers…

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Troops arrest gang members behind attack on Jos custodial center

Troops arrest gang members behind attack on Jos custodial center

Troops attached to the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), have neutralized three notorious kidnapping ring in Jos, the Plateau State capital. This was disclosed newsmen on Friday by Major Ishaku Takwa, who is…

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IGP appoints new CPs for Lagos, Kaduna, Kogi, 10 other commands

IGP appoints new CPs for Lagos, Kaduna, Kogi, 10 other commands

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the posting of Commissioners of Police to take over the saddle of leadership in 13 state Commands. Those commands where new CPs have been…

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Alabi replaces Odunmosu as new Lagos CP

Alabi replaces Odunmosu as new Lagos CP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba, has approved the redeployment of , Abiodun Alabi, to Lagos Command as the Commissioner of Police. With the development, he take overs from former occupant, Assistant Inspector General…

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FG finally declares bandits as terrorists

FG finally declares bandits as terrorists

The Federal Government has formally declared bandit groups operating in the country as terrorists. The declaration titled ‘Terrorism (Prevention) Proscription Order Notice, 2021 is contained in Volume 108 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Official…

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Insecurity: 109 anti-aircraft ammunition recovered from bandits in Katsina in 2021

Insecurity: 109 anti-aircraft ammunition recovered from bandits in Katsina in 2021

Coming two months after Nairametrics reported that the Federal Government denied it paid N20 million to retrieve an anti-aircraft missile from bandits in Katsina, the Nigerian Police has announced it recovered 109 anti-aircraft ammunition from…

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Uzodinma says arrested kidnappers link Okorocha to insecurity in Imo

Uzodinma says arrested kidnappers link Okorocha to insecurity in Imo

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State says Senator Rochas Okorocha and former governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, have been named by suspects as sponsors of kidnapping and banditry in the state.⁣⁣⁣Nwosu…

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Nigerian military gets US clearance to deploy Tucano jet fighters against bandits

Nigerian military gets US clearance to deploy Tucano jet fighters against bandits

Nigerian government said on Tuesday that it had obtained clearance to deploy the Super Tucano jets purchased from the United States against the bandits ravaging the country, particularly in the North-West and North-Central states. The…

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Buhari lands in Maiduguri despite multiple explosions

Buhari lands in Maiduguri despite multiple explosions

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital, where he will be commissioning various projects. There were doubts on Thursday that Buhari will still visit the state, as three explosions rocked the…

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Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri ahead of Buhari’s visit

Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri ahead of Buhari’s visit

There are multiple reports of explosions hitting communities at Ngomari airport general area in Maiduguri, Borno state capital..The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is in Maiduguri today to inaugurate multiple projects embarked upon and…