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Despite the nefarious activities of local informants who regularly tip the Islamic State of West Africa Province and Boko Haram Terrorists of troops’ operation, the Nigerian military has reinforced its ground troops with sophisticated equipment and the Air Task Force’s support to contain the insurgents terrorising Damasak axis of Borno State.
The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has blamed the Monday’s attack on security facilities in the state on aggrieved politicians, saying their aim was to destabilise his government and that of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The IGP who reiterated that the Force will not tolerate any further attack on its personnel or any citizen by any individual or group under any guise whatsoever said this in a statement made available to Daily Independent by the Force Spokesperson, Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, on Sunday.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested sixteen (16) suspects for complicity in a series of violent and unprovoked attacks on security operatives and facilities in some states of the Federation, particularly in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
However, in a statement issued on Sunday by Osagie Obayuwana, its national president, CDHR noted that such orders will only have effect if forests are raided, as those who carry AK-47 rifles do not stay at bus-stops or in markets.
Interior minister Rauf Aregbesola on Saturday said the government was planning to establish six modern custodial facilities in the six geo-political zones in the country.
Dozens of Nigerian civil society and non-governmental organisations have reiterated their request for a thorough probe of the disbanded Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says the newly completed terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, will process 15 million passengers annually when it begins operations.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country, assuring that the situation will normalize in hours.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, has dismissed a claim by a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Johnson Oghuma, that he appropriated some of his constituency projects.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted food items worth 1.1 million dollars for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called for prayers for the leaders in government as they tackle the various challenges facing the nation.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on bureaux de change (BDCs) directors to improve on their corporate governance responsibilities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Italian giants Juventus said Sunday that it could not guarantee that the breakaway Super League project would take off as it confirmed it was among the 12 European clubs involved.
Tokyo marked 100 days on Wednesday before the start of the postponed Olympic Games by holding two small ceremonies as the country is suffering a recurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Talks on rescuing Iran's 2015 nuclear deal will carry on for several days before breaking so that Iranian and U.S. officials can return home for consultations, a European Union official said on Friday.