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Just-in: Nine killed in Kogi bank robbery attack

Just-in: Nine killed in Kogi bank robbery attack

Security June 4, 2020 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

Nine persons were reportedly killed when suspected armed robbers invaded the Isanlu branch of First Bank in Kogi State on Thursday.
The victims were identified as eight policemen and one civilian.
Among those killed were the Divisional Police Officer in the town,

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Gov. Tambuwal Lauds FG For Establishing Police Trust Fund

Gov. Tambuwal Lauds FG For Establishing Police Trust Fund

Security May 27, 2020 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday, lauded the Federal Government for establishing the Police Trust Fund (PTF) to make the Nigeria Police more functional.
Tambuwal, who spoke at the inauguration of the State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) in Sokoto, expressed the hope that the fund would help

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Troops eliminate Boko Haram commander Abu Usamah

Troops eliminate Boko Haram commander Abu Usamah

Security March 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have eliminated another top Boko Haram commander, Abu Usamah in an encounter on March 22 at Gorgi in Borno.
Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
Onyeuko said that the

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Aregbesola restates government’s determination to end insurgency in the North-East

Aregbesola restates government’s determination to end insurgency in the North-East

Security March 17, 2020 at 9:31 pm 0 comments

 
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has restated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration to continue to secure the lives and property of all Nigerians and to ensure the safe return of those who have been displaced from their communities through the activities of insurgents in

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25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

25 Boko Haram commanders, chief judge killed, terrorists in disarray

Security February 25, 2020 at 11:24 pm 0 comments

No fewer than 25 high profile Boko Haram commanders have been neutralised by Nigeria’s Air Force and ground forces in the last two months of intensified offensives near Lake Chad.
Both the killings and the brutal offensives have thrown the fractured terrorists in disarray.
The dead included Muhammad Shuwa who

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Amotekun has come to stay – Hon. Obasa

Amotekun has come to stay – Hon. Obasa

Security February 24, 2020 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday, declared that Amotekun, as a security outfit, in the state and the South West has come to stay.
Speaking at a public hearing on a bill to establish Amotekun in Lagos State, Obasa said the outfit had become important

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