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MOSOP calls for probe into Ogoni killings, property destruction

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has expressed its strong condemnation of the attacks on some Ogoni communities in Khana Local Government Area in the past two days, where about 10 persons had reportedly lost their lives, with several buildings razed.
Nnolim Nnaji

Enugu Reps member condemns murder of Catholic priest by bandits

A member of the House of Representatives and Chairman of the House Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji, has condemned the last Thursday’s brutal murder of a Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Paul Offu, in Enugu by a yet to be identified armed bandits.

Naf loses two personnel in ambush

The Nigerian Air Force has lost two of its personnel to an ambush laid by bandits in Birni-Gwari axis of Kaduna State.
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.

CAN warns musicians over protest against Pastor Adeboye

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Protest against Pastor Adeboye, unfair, embarrassing

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the protest staged against the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye as unfair, embarrassing and ill-motivated to tarnish his image.

Katsina IDPs rise to 33,130 in three weeks

The Katsina State Government Saturday disclosed that the number of internally displaced persons in the state had increased from 25, 988 to 33,130 under three weeks.

Suspected bandits kill vigilante in Jigawa

Suspected armed bandits on Tuesday stormed Fachawa community in Ringim local government area of Jigawa State, killing a vigilante in the process.

Bandits: New CP opts for dialogue over fire power in Zamfara

As government intensifies efforts to end activities of bandits in Zamfara, the state’s new Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Usman Nagogo, has said that he would deploy dialogue, as against fire power, to tackle the trend.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari summons Governor Masari over killings in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday summoned Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katisna State over rising killings by armed bandits in the state.

Police arrest suspected illegal arms dealer in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo State on Monday said it had arrested a suspected illegal arms dealer.

Benue government to crack down on criminals

It would be recalled that the state had witnessed the rising spate of insecurity occasioned by the activities of armed bandits, cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers.
Celestine Okoye

Police: Four cooks abducted in Zamfara school

The police in Zamfara said on Thursday that an all-female secondary school was attacked by armed bandits on Wednesday night.

Biafra group accuses Nnamdi Kanu’s followers of killing Prophet Nwoko

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, has indicted the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for murder of Prophet Anthony Nwoko.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.

Police arrest suspected killer of Kaduna monarch

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspected kidnapper and killer of the traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna state, Maiwada Galadima.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: 10,000 bandits, cattle rustlers operating in Zamfara

There are at least 10,000 armed bandits and cattle rustlers operating in eight major camps in Zamfara State, Governor Abdulaziz Yari said.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Senate summons IGP Adamu over kidnappings, banditry

The senate has summoned Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), over the activities of kidnappers and armed bandits across the country.

Anglican Bishop: Bloodletting getting out of hand

The Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Rt Rev. Alexander Ibezim, has reminded government, both at the federal and state levels that they owe Nigerians the duty of protecting their lives and properties.

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