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Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested 50 arms-bearing herdsmen

“We arrested 50 illegally armed herdsmen and realised that some of them are into cattle rustling and kidnapping,’’ Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi, said on Wednesday in Abuja. He made the declaration while presenting licences to private guard operators. “The armed herdsmen were arrested in Ekiti, Borno and Cross River states and in some […]

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Insecurity: 100 communities attacked by bandits in Shiroro

Aggrieved villagers from the eight wards in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State have raised the alarm that armed bandits have taken over their local government, sacking over 100 communities in the process. While adressing journalists on predicament of the people at the Correspondents Chapel office, Minna on Monday, President of Lakpma Youth Assembly […]

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IGP asks Imo CP to fish out IPOB members behind attack on Police HQ

IGP Directs CP Imo and the Special Investigation Team to Fish-Out and Bring Perpetrators to BookThe Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the immediate deployment of additional units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) and other Police Tactical Squads to Imo State to strengthen security in the State and prevent further attacks […]

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BREAKING: Gunmen attack Imo prison, free over 1500 inmates

Gunmen on Monday morning attacked the Owerri Correctional Prison in the Imo State capital and freed over 1500 inmates, The PUNCH has learnt. The attackers also razed the Imo State Police Command headquarters situated in Owerri and burnt almost all the vehicles parked at the command headquarters. The hoodlums further freed the suspects in almost all […]

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Easter: Amotekun rescues travellers in Ondo, nabs two kidnappers

Luck ran out of some kidnappers yesterday when men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency codename Amotekun Corps arrested two of them after the Corps rescued three travellers, Mr Adewale Adebisi 52years-old, Miss Ahan Mary 21-years-old and Miss Ladi Bude 23-years-old who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen; SUNSHINETRUTH can report authoritatively. The people were […]

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Bandits kill 20 vigilantes, one soldier in Niger

Armed bandits have allegedly killed no fewer than 20 vigilantes in an ambush in Kotonkoro village of Mariga Local Government Area of Niger on Tuesday Also, the bandits reportedly attacked a military base in same area on Wednesday and one soldier was killed, while another was kidnapped. Confirming the incident in the area, the commandant […]

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Kidnapped Ogun High Chief regains freedom

The Olori-Ilu of Imope, Chief Kolawole Omotayo, who was kidnapped on Saturday by unknown gunmen has been released. DAILY POST reliably gathered that the community leader was released around 10pm on Tuesday. A close ally of Omotayo told our correspondent that the high chief retired to a hospital after his release. The source who does […]

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Senate confirms Nababa as CG Nigerian Correctional Service

The Senate on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of Haliru Nababa, as the Controller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service. This was disclosed in a tweet via the verified page of the Nigeria Senate. “The nomination of Haliru Nababa is CONFIRMED as Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service,” it read. His confirmation follows his screening by the […]

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Buhari tells Service Chiefs to go harder against criminals

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reiterated his earlier order to shoot anyone found illegally with AK-47. Buhari said he has given security chiefs a marching order to go harder on criminals, including to shoot anyone found illegally with AK-47. The President spoke at a meeting with the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria at […]

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Outcry, fear as Buhari issues 60 days ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara

In a renewed bid to stem the spate of insecurity occasioned by banditry in Zamfara State, President Muhammadu Buhari has given bandits operating in forests in the state 60 days to surrender. According to the State Governor, Bello Matawalle in a state-wide broadcast on Tuesday, President Buhari also ordered the deployment of additional 6,000 troops […]

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