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Edo: ‘Cultists’ attack vigilante group over arrest of member

There is tension among members of the vigilante groups in Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo state over alleged threats by a cult group to attack their facilities in two Ibillo and Ogugu over the alleged arrest of a member of the cult group and another sustaining injury while allegedly resisting arrest.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Osun: Police assure of rescue of kidnap victim

The Commissioner of Police in Osun, Mr Olawale Olokode, has said that his officers and men are still on the trail of the suspected kidnappers that operated along Omoh/Erin-Ijesha road in Ori-Ade Local Government Area of Osun on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 10 suspects over ‘robbery, kidnapping’ in Niger

The Police Command in Niger says it has arrested 10 suspects from different parts of the state over alleged armed robbery, Kidnapping and possession of Indian Hemp.
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.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police raid Rivers vigilante base, burst illegal cell

The Police in Rivers State has busted an illegal detention facility used by a popular vigilante group in Igwruta, Ikwerre local government area of the State, releasing scores found in the cell.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Oyo Amotekun clashed with bandits, not herdsmen – commandant

The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), has dismissed media reports that there was a bloody clash between operatives of the agency and some Fulani herdsmen on Saturday in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Government of the state.

Senator Ekweremadu ‘chased away’ during football match in Enugu

Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Sunday, whisked away in Ulunya, Ovoko, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, when some suspected thugs invaded a football pitch where he kicked-off a match.
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Boko Haram: Seven killed, soldiers wounded in Chibok village

At least 7 persons were killed including six soldiers when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked a military base in the southern part of Borno state on Sunday evening, sources said.

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.

Vigilantes foil kidnap attempt of Abuja’s village chief

Some members of a vigilante group have foiled attempt by suspected Kidnappers to abduct the Chief of Gwomani community, in Kwali Area council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Alhaji Adamu Saba.

Gunmen kill Niger village head, remains buried in forest

The village head of Madaka in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, Zakari Ya’u Idris, has been reportedly killed by gunmen over the inability of his people to raise money demanded as ransom.

IPOB vows to crush anyone standing against ESN

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, (IPOB), has vowed to deal with anybody who may attempt to work against the sucess of its security outfit, the Eastern Security Network (ESN).
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Woman robbed, raped to death in Edo

Three suspects are already in police custody in Benin City for allegedly robbing a female trader in Evbuosa road near Obozogbe in Orhionmwon local government of Edo state and thereafter raping and strangling her to death.

Yelutide: Vigilante group to deploy six million officers

The Vigilante Group of Nigeria, (VGN) says it has concluded arrangement to deploy no fewer than six million of its officers, to ensure hitch-free celebrations during the Christmas and New Year festivities.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for practically leading from the front and ensuring that the abducted Kankara schoolboys regained their freedom.

Nigeria school abductions sparked by cattle feuds, not extremism – officials

The kidnap of 344 schoolboys in northwest Nigeria had the appearance of an Islamist militant attack. There was even a video purporting to show some of the boys with members of Boko Haram, the extremists behind the 2014 kidnapping of more than 270 schoolgirls in the northeast.

IPOB chides South East governors over rejection of security outfit

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has slammed governors in the South-east over rejection of a security outfit recently launched by the pro-Biafran group.
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.

How 84 Katsina students, 3 teachers were ambushed, abducted Saturday night

One of those abducted by bandits and sebsequently rescued by security agencies in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina Stateon Sunday has narrated how they were kidnapped.

IPOB dares South-East governors over ‘Eastern Security Network’

Following the recent comment made by the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, on behalf of his South-East counterparts, distancing themselves from the recently launched security outfit of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and claiming that the outfit is non-existent, the group has maintained that nobody can stop it from functioning.

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