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Gombe Cooperative boss docked for N75m loan fraud; as 3 others arraigned over fake N4.5m NDDC contract

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 8, 2016 arraigned the General Manager, Gombe State Cooperative Savings and Loan Limited, Sani Musa, before Justice M. G. Umar of the Federal High Court Gombe, Gombe State,  on a three-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence and issuance of …

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No Borno local govt. under Boko Haram occupation – Gov. Shettima; Releases N100 million for rebuilding Dalori villages

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Borno state Governor, Hon. Kashim Shettima, has debunked media reports credited to Senator Kaka Bashir Garbai that Borno local government areas were equally shared between Boko Haram and the military. The Governor, while speaking with newsmen shortly after arriving the state from a trip to …

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Governor Shettima Confirms Military Success in Borno; Air Commodore Alonge is new spokesperson of Operation Lafiya Dole

As the military appoints a new spokesperson for Operation Lafiya Dole, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has debunked a recent claim by Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai that Boko Haram controls substantial parts of the state. The governor described the comments of the senator as mere emotional outburst. Governor …

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Substantial parts of Borno still under Boko Haram control – Senator Garbai; No! Military are on top of situation – Senator Ndume

BY ABDULLAH ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Senator representing Borno Central Senatorial District, Senator Babakaka Bashir Garbai, has said that Nigerians should know that Borno State is equally shared between the Boko Haram insurgents and the Nigerian military. Senator Garbai disclosed this in an interview with journalists on Saturday during a condolence …

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Nigeria Police partners UK, Swiss on anti-kidnap strategies · Participants to learn more and become better officers

In furtherance of the Nigeria Police Force efforts at addressing the current security challenges in the country, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, on Monday, declared open at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, a counter-kidnap seminar organised by the British High Commission, with the trainers drawn from United Kingdom …

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IGP leaves for Italy, to seek support for Police; Mourns former IGP Sunday Adewusi

Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, has embarked on a four-day official visit to Italy in continuation of efforts aimed at sourcing support for the President Muhammadu Buhari government’s change agenda, especially as it relates to professionalization of the Police. A statement by ACP Olabisi Kolawole, Force Public Relations Officer …

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