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Kuje Police Allegedly Covering Up Attempted Murder Of Ugochukwu


Police authority in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has virtually turned its back on citizen Ugochukwu Igwe who was detained and brutalized by a fellow Igbo man, Jonathan Omeruara at Chibiri, a suburb of Kuje. Jonathan, a poultry farmer, was said to have detained Ugochukwu Igwe, a self-employed plumber, in his farm house in Chibiri village, ...

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Air Force man Sentenced to Death for Killing a Female Colleague

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The General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Makurdi has sentenced Aircraftman (ACM) Bernard Kalu to death by hanging for shooting and killing his female colleague, late Aircraftwoman (ACW)  Sholape Oladipupo. Delivering the judgement on Tuesday, 15 August 2017, the President of the GCM, Group Captain Elisha Bindul, found ACM Kalu guilty of the ...

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Gunmen attack EFCC headquarters

ABUJA – Gunmen early Wednesday morning attacked the headquarters of Nigeria’s Anti-Graft Agency, EFCC, in Abuja, threatening to kill a top investigator. According to the Commission, “A major security breach was recorded at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the early hours of Wednesday, August 16, 2017, as unknown gunmen attacked the office located at ...

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Boko Haram set 2 Adamawa communities ablaze, many killed


YOLA – Suspected members of Boko Haram, Monday night, attacked two Adamawa communities, burning houses and looting foodstuff. Residents fled as the terrorists attacked Nyibango and Muduhu, both in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The attacks come a few days after a similar incident in a neighbouring Mildu village in the same local government. About seven people were ...

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Lagos CP Warns Residents Against Jungle Justice


Worried by the spate of jungle justice on suspected persons being recorded in recent time, the Lagos State Police Command on Friday, warned residents to desist from engaging in such act, as it not only violates the laws of the land but also dents the image of the State. The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni who gave the ...

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DSS Nabs Kidnappers of German, Boko Haram Cell Leader


The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Boko Haram cell leader and kidnappers of a German national among other categories of criminal elements. Tony Opuiyo of the DSS public affairs department gave updates on the activities of the Service from July to early August thus: “On 3rd July, at Kakuri Industrial Area in Kaduna State, the Service arrested one ...

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Nigerian Military Rescues 300,000 Hostages in 2 Years

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The Nigerian troops have rescued about 300,000 hostages after recapturing territories occupied by Boko Haram Terrorist in the North-East. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai made the disclosure at the Inaugural Annual Conference of Guild of Corporate Online Publishers of Nigeria (GOCOP) in Lagos. Represented by Major General Peter Dauke, General Officer Commanding 81 division Lagos, the ...

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Buratai estimates economic impact of Boko Haram in North East at $9bn


Nigeria’s Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the economic impact of Boko Haram activities in the North East is estimated at $9 billion (N274.5b). Buratai, represented by Maj. Gen. Peter Dauke, General Officer Commanding 81 division Lagos, made the assertion on Thursday at the first annual conference of Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, GOCOP. This was contained in a ...

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Troops Ambush, Neutralise Boko Haram Logistics Team

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Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed at Forward Operation Base Mainok, in the early hours of Sunday 5th August 2017 laid ambush for suspected Boko Haram terrorists along a track route leading to Alagarno forest. They were ferrying logistics items to their colleagues. The ambush team neutralized 2 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered their weapons, 2 motorcycles, Jerry cans and ...

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FG says Enough of attacks on Law Enforcement Agencies

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The Federal Government on Monday said it will no longer tolerate the spate of lawlessness and attacks on law enforcement agents by members of the public. Dr Habitat Lawal, the Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the warning at a management strategic session of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Abuja. In a press release by ...

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