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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 35 Boko Haram- ISWAP terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22 in Borno.

Troops eliminate 35 terrorists in Borno

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 35 Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22 in Borno.
Secretary to Delta State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq. (right) and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu , while briefing Journalists on security situations in Delta and other sundry issues . Tuesday

Delta: Herdsmen invade farms, chase out farmers

Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River orders five truckloads of almajiris back to destination

Cross River State government on Thursday ordered five truckloads of almajiris including other passengers from the northern part of Nigeria back to its destination.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo warns community vigilantes against burning of tyres on tarred roads

Mr Kamil Akinlabi, Chairman, Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency (OYSROMA), has warned community vigilantes and other people to desist from burning tyres on the roads across the state.

Yobe, Jigawa extend coronavirus lockdown

Yobe State government yesterday extended the lockdown in the state for three more weeks, directing civil servants to remain at home as part of the measures by the state to contain the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.
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Groom, five others kidnapped in Taraba

The victims were returning from a wedding at Gboko, in the neighbouring Benue State, when their vehicle was stopped at Dan-Wanzam village by the gunmen.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Nigeria needs new constitution to forestall another war – ex-president

The agitation for a new political order and arrangement in Nigeria got a new convert in former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno residents offer special prayers, fast to end insurgency

Some residents of Maiduguri are observing the special prayer sessions and fast to end insurgency and restore peace to the war-tone Borno.

South-West set to launch ‘Operation Amotekun’, to train OPC, hunters

There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday. There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday.
Omotayo, who was said to be one of the vigilantes at Alaba International Market, reportedly shot at the victim on the suspicion that he wanted to burgle a shop.

Lagos market security guard kills passerby

The police in Lagos have arrested a local security guard, Sikiru Omotayo, for allegedly shooting dead a passerby he suspected to be a thief.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army continues onslaught against terrorists

The Nigerian Army said that its troops had continued to hunt for fleeing Boko Haram insurgents and increased onslaught against them in Borno and other parts of the North East.
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Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.
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Reps member commends Enugu governor’s initiative against banditry, kidnapping

The lawmaker representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency, Enugu, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, has praised the efforts of the Enugu State Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to checkmate the spate of banditry and kidnapping in various parts of the state.

Ohanaeze charges monarchs, town unions to fish out local kidnappers

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Saturday charged traditional rulers, town unions and local vigilante groups to fish out criminals in Igbo land, who have exploited the insecurity challenge in the country to engage in kidnapping and murder of innocent citizens.

Police, vigilantes intimidated us into kidnapping – Repentant bandits

Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.

Three injured as cultists, vigilantes clash in Edo

Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.

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The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.