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Iganga Attack: I Am Responsible, It Will Not Happen Again – Makinde tells Ibarapa residents

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Tuesday, said that people of Ibarapa geo-political zone should hold him responsible for the recent attack that occured in Iganga. Iganga is one of the towns in Ibarapa North local Government Area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that the zone had in the last few months witnessed series of security breaches occasioned by ...

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June 12: Deal With Whoever Threatens Our Security – IG Of Police Issues Order

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police in the 36 states and FCT, to deal firmly with anybody or group of persons, who may want to take advantage of June 12 celebrations to threaten internal security order. Baba stated this on Tuesday, during a meeting with strategic ...

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Breaking News: £4.2m Ibori Loot Returned To Delta State – Accountant General

Nigeria’s Accountant-General, Ahmed Idris has disclosed that the £4.2 million Ibori loot repatriated from the United Kingdom has been returned to the delta state government. Former Delta Governor, James Ibori reportedly looted the funds during his time in office. Idris revealed this on Tuesday while addressing the Abuja House of Representatives’ Ad hoc Committee on Assessment and Status of All ...

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12 Arrested As Officers Foil Attempt To Raze Police Stations In Lagos

Operatives of Lagos state police command have foiled attempts by suspected hoodlums to raze two police stations in the state. The police command also disclosed that its officers repelled the attack and eventually apprehended 12 persons. According to Punch, the crisis started when a yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist was allegedly shot dead by a policeman in the Ile-Epo area along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State, ...

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Bandits Attack Christ Apostolic Church Bus In Ondo, Kidnap Eight Passengers

Gun-wielding Fulani bandits have attacked an 18-passenger bus belonging to the Christ Apostolic Church along Akure-Ilesa Road in Ondo State, abducting eight persons in the process. SaharaReporters learnt that the attackers, about five of them, stormed the expressway around 6pm on Saturday and carried out the abduction. Videos sent by eyewitnesses of the incident revealed the empty bus and an ...

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Breaking News: Five Cops Feared Killed As Gunmen Raze Enugu Police Station

Gunmen on Tuesday morning attacked Iwollo Oghe Police station in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu state. The Nation gathered no fewer than five persons, including police personnel were feared killed in the attack that saw the police facility totally razed. It was also learnt most of the vehicles and other property in the premises were burnt down. Spokesman of the ...

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Abakaliki Federal High Court Set Ablaze By Gunmen

The premises of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki was on Tuesday morning set ablaze by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums. Mrs Loveth Odah, Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Ebonyi, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that no arrest had been made. She, however, said that the command had began investigation to unmask those ...

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Gunmen Abduct Scores Of Benue University Students

Gunmen have abducted an unconfirmed number of students from the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi on Monday. The university confirmed the abduction of the students. “The University has reported the incident to the police and all relevant security agencies,” the university’s spokesperson Rosemary Waku said in a statement. “The University has not heard anything from the students or their captors ...

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Kaduna Varsity Attack: 1 Staff Killed, Many Students Kidnapped – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan has confirmed a bandit attack on the Greenfield University, saying that one staff was killed and unspecified number of students had been kidnapped by the gunmen. had reported how gunmen attacked the university located on Kaduna-Abuja highway, at about 8:35p.m on Tuesday. The gunmen stormed the university last ...

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Kidnappers Now Demand Rice, Noodles, Maggi As Ransom In Abuja

Apart from huge sums of money paid as ransom to kidnappers by families of people abducted, the hoodlums now demand bags of rice and condiments as part of the payment. Rural communities in Kuje, Kwali, Gwagwalada and Abaji area councils have witnessed sustained attacks by armed kidnappers, who have abducted over 30 people in the last three months and collected ...

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