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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has raised alarm over the gruesome killings of their members by members of Vigilante in Mashegu local government area of Niger state.

Miyetti Allah cries out as 20 members killed, burnt in Niger

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has raised alarm over the gruesome killings of their members by members of Vigilante in Mashegu local government area of Niger state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm arrest of 47 armed Fulanis in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 47 armed Fulanis in Igangan area of Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state.

Soldiers nab kidnap kinpin in Abia

Prior to the suspect’s arrest, it was gathered that an okada rider from the area had given information to security agencies that Anyanwu had three years ago climbed the fence of where soldiers kept their guns at Umugo at Ugwunagbo Local Government and made away with one AK 47.

IPOB chief fumes over army search of vigilante in forests

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is presently angry over alleged search of the group’s local vigilante, Eastern Security Network (ESN) in eastern forests, describing the move as discriminatory to other existing local security outfits in the country.

Bandits set ablaze vigilante vehicle along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway

It was gathered that the incident happened on Friday around 4:30 pm when the bandits attacked the vigilantes while on duty.
Speaking in Port Harcourt, the new President of IYC, Peter Igbifa, while describing the conditions of the affected students in abroad as pitiable, said the youths of Niger Delta are agitated to see their kinsmen carrying placards abroad to protest their neglect by the NDDC and the Federal Government.

Niger Delta: IYC seeks regional security outfit

IYC President, Peter Timothy Igbifa, who stated this in his New Year address in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday said like the Amotekun in the West, it had become imperative for the South-South to float its security outfit.
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Edo APC carpets PDP’s claim on security

The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday carpeted the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Hon Tony Aziegbemi’s recent claims that Governor Godwin Obaseki has put finishing touches to new security strategies to tackle cases of insecurity in the state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Cultists kill two in Delta community

No fewer than two persons have been killed on the eve of New year in a cult war believed to be retaliatory between members of rival cult groups in the Sapele local government area of Delta State.

Two kidnapped as bandits invade Minna

But as the bandits drew closer, they began shooting and seeing the vigilance group members, the shooting was intensified, which led to the injury of some of the vigilance group members and kidnapping of others.
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Bandits kidnap one, injure two others in Niger

Armed bandits on Sunday night operated at Tssaka ward in Maitumbi a suburb of Minna the Niger state capital kidnapping one person and injuring two others.
Nigerian soldiers stand at the ready at the headquarters of the 120th Battalion in Goniri, Yobe State, in Nigeria's restive northeast. (Audu Marte, AFP)

At least 10 dead in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

The jihadist group Boko Haram killed at least 10 people including four security personnel in raids on three villages in northeast Nigeria, local and security sources told AFP on Sunday.

Bandits kill kidnapped Niger village head

The village head of Madaka Alhaji Zakari Yau in Niger State who was kidnapped last week has reportedly been murdered by bandits.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Police, vigilante rescue 84 Katsina students kidnapped by bandits

A fresh attack by bandits last Saturday night to kidnap another set and scores of Islamic school students have been foiled in Dandume local government area of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the abducted students in Katsina, December 18th, 2020. Bayo Omoboriowo

Freed Kankara student begs government to relocate school from current location

Abdulmajid Umar, a Junior Secondary School, JSS 2 student of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara and among the 344 students freed last night have called for the relocation of the school from the current location saying it is prone to attack.

NHRC probe unit orders police to produce killer-officer of 5 in Delta

The Independent Investigative Panel on human rights violations by defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police on Thursday, ordered the Police to produce the medical records and post mortem report of one Ovoko Godwin Onomrerhino who was allegedly killed by the Police in 2019.
Chitadel Gaoiran, a provincial police spokesman said Caesar Perez, mayor of the municipality of Los Banos in Laguna province, 64km south of Manila, was shot dead Thursday night by an unidentified gunman.

Philippine town mayor shot dead in town hall

Chitadel Gaoiran, a provincial police spokesman said Caesar Perez, mayor of the municipality of Los Banos in Laguna province, 64km south of Manila, was shot dead Thursday night by an unidentified gunman.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill two, abduct ten in Edo

Two persons were feared killed on Thursday, just while about 10 passengers of a commercial bus were reportedly kidnapped by gunmen in Edo state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Suspected bandits behead court staff in Kogi

It was a tale of horror and anguish in Bagana, Omala Local Government Area of kogi state as a court staff was beheaded on his farm in the early hours of Monday, November 30, 2020.

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This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General of NAPTIP, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Abuja.

NAPTIP seeks partnership with UNODC to fight human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal ‘make approach’ for wantaway Real Madrid playmaker

However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
FILE PHOTO - Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer on Epiphany, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Vatican, January 6, 2021. Vatican Media-­Handout via REUTERS-File Photo

Pope urges U.S. reconciliation as bishops call out Joe Biden on abortion

Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

John Mrabure emerges new acting correctional chief

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates 29-member reconciliation committee

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.