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DSS arrests Boko Haram men in Lagos, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi States

In its determined counter-terrorism efforts to consolidate on the gains it has made in the sustenance of offensive against identified criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and terrorist elements across the country, the Department of State Services (DSS) has recorded major successes which have further degraded the capability of these elements to …

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Accidental discharge: Villa is safe, Presidency assures Nigerians, foreigners; As President Buhari orders strong actions to deal with violence in Southern Kaduna

The Presidency has said that the security operative whose fire arm accidentally discharged in the Presidential Villa.is not attached to the Villa but came in connection with an ongoing investigation. In a statement reassuring Nigerians and foreigners that the Villa is safe, released by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to …

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Army quizzes Vice Chairman Kaga LGA over alleged cattle rustling; Confirms arrest of Mafa LGA chairman over harbouring of Bokko Haram leader

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI Few days after the arrest of Mafa Local Government Caretaker Chairman, Alhaji Shettima Maina for allegedly harbouring a Boko Haram Commander, the military has arrested the Vice Chairman of Bama Local Government Area over alleged cattle rustling. Confirming the two arrests, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya …

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Boroh, Irabor present at Guards Brigade Dinner hosted by President Buhari

The Niger Delta region was adequately represented at the very colorful Annual Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner, hosted by President Muhammudu Buhari last Friday, at the Presidential Villa, which had in attendance top ranking military officials, both serving and retired. The Commander of the 7 Division Operation Lafiya Dole, Maiduguri, North …

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What we know about ‘arrested’ Borno LG Chairman,’ by supervising Commissioner ‎… Says Chairman reported himself to military, not arrested… Describes detention as ‘worrisome twist’

The Ministry for Local Government and Emirate Affairs which supervises the chairmen of the 27 local government areas in Borno ‎State on Sunday described the arrest of Chairman of Mafa local government area, Shettima Lawan Mafa over alleged connection with Boko Haram as a ‘a very worrisome twist’ noting that …

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President Buhari attends Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner Night; Begins actualization of ECOWAS mandate on The Gambia

President Muhammadu Buhari on December 30, 2016 attended the Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner Night at the Guards Brigade Scorpion Mess Abuja. Pictures capture some of the memorable events. Also, in the discharge of his mandate as the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS mediator for The Gambia, President Muhammadu …

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Plot to bomb 3rd Mainland bridge: Police arrest Niger Delta militant, recover cartons of explosive devices, detonators, 2 AK 47 riffles

PRINCIPAL SUSPECT: i. Abiodun Amos (AKA) Senti (43) years Exhibits i. Two (2) Cartons of Explosive Devices and 125 Detonators. ii.Two (2) AK 47 Rifles. Working on credible intelligence at the disposal of the Nigeria Police Force indicating that criminal militant elements are planning series of attacks on government infrastructures …

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Borno Governor spends Boxing Day in Chibok, celebrates with 21 freed schoolgirls …Appoints leader of schoolgirls’ parents ward councillor ‎… 21 freed girls present ‘thank you’ gift to Shettima

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima spent the whole of Monday, being Boxing Day, in Chibok town, where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at a Government Secondary School on April 14, 2014, after a night attack. While in Chibok, the Governor met 21 schoolgirls freed by the …

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Governors, political leaders congratulate President Buhari, military on takeover of Sambisa forest

Leaders across the political spectrum have been calling President Muhammadu Buhari, to congratulate him and the leadership of the armed forces following the takeover of the Sambisa Forest from the Boko Haram terrorists. In the latest series of calls received by the President, a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special …

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DSS accuses Governor Wike of sponsoring protests; It’s baseless and false alarm- Rivers State Govt

The Department of State Services (DSS) has accused Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State of plotting to disrupt the machinery of governance in strategic Federal Government agencies by provoking a violent breach of peace in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on December 22nd December, 2016 and beyond especially at …

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Training programme of successful candidates of 2016 recruitment exercise into Nigerian Police Force to begin

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, has approved, beginning from Saturday December 31, 2016, the training programmed for various cadres of applicants who were adjudged successful at the recently concluded 2016 recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Police Force at designated Training Schools nationwide. The recruitment exercise was …

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Ambode donates N5M to widows of fallen heroes …Urges Nigerians to prioritise welfare of ex-service men …Launches 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem Appeal

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday announced a donation of N5million towards the welfare of widows of members of the Nigeria Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty, urging Nigerians and corporate organizations to continue to donate generously towards their welfare. Governor Ambode, who …

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