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 SERAP writes Buhari, 36 governors; Seeks disclosure of spending on ‘security votes’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently provide information on specific details of spending of appropriated public funds as security votes between …

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 Police arrest persons involved in kidnap of Channels TV staff   Recover arms, ammunition

In line with the IGP’s stated commitment to curb all forms of crimes and criminality, especially incidences of kidnapping and other violent crimes in the country, Police Operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder, acting on intelligence report, on April 9, 2019 at about 6:30am arrested three notorious persons involved in the kidnap …

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 Back from Dubai, President Buhari receives security briefing; Gov. Shettima meets Defence chiefs over Boko Haram, relocation Jakana residents 

  By Abdullahi Isah,, Maiduguri Back from his official visits to Jordan and Dubai, President Muhammadu Buhari has been brifed on the security situation in parts of the country, especially the North West states of Zamfara, Katsina and Sokoto where bandits have been terrorizing communities and the North East states …

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Again, armed bandits on motorcycles attack Birnin-Gwari in daylight

Armed bandits attacked, killed and burnt houses in Kakangi village, South-West of Birnin-Gwari on Saturday in broad daylight.   The bandits, according to a statement by Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, Chairman, Birninin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, stormed Kakangi around 5.00 pm on motorcycles shooting sporadically at the police station before proceeding …

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Killing of Kolade Johnson by SARS unfortunate, says President Buhari; Promises prosecution of perpetrators 

  President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret at the recent killing of a youth, Mr. Kolade Johnson, in Lagos by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos State Police Command. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity),  said the President also commiserated …

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Abducted in Warri, rescued in Lafia; Girl 5, re-united with family  ·  IGP advises parents to pay close attention to safety of children

A five (5) year old girl, Aisha Ibrahim who was kidnapped on March 16, 2019 at Ibudu 1 Area, Warri, Delta State by unknown persons was rescued unhurt by the Police at Bukan-Kwatu, Lafia, Nasarawa State. According to a statement by ACP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, …

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Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

  Chimezie Anaso Awka, March 23, 2019 The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated. SP Haruna Mohammed,the Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement entitled “Conspiracy, Blackmail, Deprivation of Liberty …

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Boko Haram ambush, shoot at Gov. Shettima’s convoy; Kill 3; Cart away many vehicles 

 By Abdullahi Isah   Maiduguri Boko Haram terrorists  have  shot dead three persons, while many vehicles were seized when they ambushed Governor Kashim Shettima’s of Borno state’s convoy along Maiduguri Gamboru road. The governor was on campaign tour to the area to canvass support for All Progressives Congress, (APC) candidates …

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Inspector General of Police calls for co-operation of all for hitch-free elections; Borno deploys 14,000 personnel for polls  

By Abdullahi Isah  Maiduguri. The Nigerian Police has called for the full co-operation of all stakeholders to ensure peaceful, free and fair federal and state elections on February 16 and March 2, 2019, respectively. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in preparations of Presidential and National Assembly elections on February 16 …

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