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Troops Kill Two Bandits, Injure Others In Taraba

  Troops of the Operation Whirl Stroke have killed two bandits and injured others in a makeshift camp at the outskirt of Arufu area of Taraba State. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche confirmed this via a statement issued on Saturday. Enenche explained that the action followed “actionable Human Intelligence on … Continue reading Troops Kill Two Bandits, Injure Others In Taraba

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Declare Herdsmen As Terrorists, Ortom Tells Buhari

  The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare herdsmen killing innocent people in communities in the state as terrorists. Ortom made this call on Saturday, according to a statement issued by his spokesman, Terver Akase. While condemning the invasion and killings in several parts of the state, Governor Ortom … Continue reading Declare Herdsmen As Terrorists, Ortom Tells Buhari

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Sudan Criminalises Female Genital Mutilation

  Sudan’s sovereign council, the highest authority in the country, on Friday ratified a law criminalising female genital mutilation, the justice ministry announced. The council, comprising military and civilian authorities, approved a series of laws including one “criminalising” the age-old practice known as FGM or genital cutting that “undermines the dignity of women,” a statement … Continue reading Sudan Criminalises Female Genital Mutilation

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Magu Writes IGP, Seeks Bail

  The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated over corruption allegations by a special presidential panel, is asking the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to release him on bail. Mr Magu, a serving police officer who has been in detention since his arrest on … Continue reading Magu Writes IGP, Seeks Bail

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Troops Rescue Three Victims Kidnapped By Bandits In Kaduna

  The military says troops have rescued three victims kidnapped by bandits in Chikun Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State. Major General John Enenche, who is the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, confirmed this in a statement on Thursday. He noted that the victims were saved by troops of Operation Thunder Strike operating under … Continue reading Troops Rescue Three Victims Kidnapped By Bandits In Kaduna

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Magu’s Invitation: Probe Blogger Over Alleged N4bn Received By VP – Osinbajo

  Lawyers to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have written to the Inspector General of Police asking for a full investigation into allegations made by an online journalist Jackson Ude from Point-Blank news who on the 8th of July 2020 wrote an article alleging that the vice president had received 4 billion naira from the embattled … Continue reading Magu’s Invitation: Probe Blogger Over Alleged N4bn Received By VP – Osinbajo

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Seven Arrested For Multiple Bank Robberies In Ondo And Ekiti

  Police Operatives attached to the Special Tactical Squad have arrested a 7-man criminal gang that attacked and robbed three comm​ercial banks in the South-West States of Ondo and Ekiti between 2019 and 2020, killed innocent citizens including six (6) policemen and carted away several millions of naira. Investigation reveals that the dare-devil armed robbers … Continue reading Seven Arrested For Multiple Bank Robberies In Ondo And Ekiti

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US Supreme Court Orders Trump To Hand Over Financial Records To Prosecutors

  The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump must hand over financial records to prosecutors in New York. In a 7-2 ruling, the court said the president does not have absolute immunity from criminal investigation. The nation’s highest court also issued a ruling in a separate case concerning a request by … Continue reading US Supreme Court Orders Trump To Hand Over Financial Records To Prosecutors

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Hushpuppi: NIDCOM Cautions Against Stigmatising Nigerians In Diaspora

  The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has warned against stigmatising Nigerians living abroad, especially those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In a statement on Wednesday, the commission said the recent arrest of some Nigerians over fraud allegations in Dubai, particularly Ramoni Igbalode who is also known as Hushpuppi, should not be a yardstick … Continue reading Hushpuppi: NIDCOM Cautions Against Stigmatising Nigerians In Diaspora

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CAS Charges Personnel To Sustain Onslaught Against Armed Bandits

  The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has commended personnel of the 271 Nigerian Air Force Detachment (271 NAF Det) Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State for the recent successes recorded against armed bandits and other criminal elements within their Area of Responsibility (AOR), including the neutralization of several armed bandits at … Continue reading CAS Charges Personnel To Sustain Onslaught Against Armed Bandits

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