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4 teenage girls drown in Jigawa pond

FOUR teenage girls have been confirmed died in Sakwaya village of Dutse local government area in Jigawa state after they were drown in a pond while searching for firewood. Reports from the state ‎indicated that the children attempted to swim across a stagnant pond at Farantama District under Albasu local government of Kano State. The girls‎, Sumayya Gadi, 7, Zuwaira ...

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El-Zakzaky’s health is deteriorating, Shiite cries out

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has said their leader’s health in recent times is gradually deteriorating. This was contained in a statement issued to the Nigerian Tribune in Kaduna on Sunday and signed by their spokesman, Ibrahim Musa. The statement maintained, “From a rare visit to our leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, it has been confirmed to us that his health has ...

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Dislodged Boko Haram terrorists on the run

THE authorities of Operations Lafiya Dole have alerted residents of Kano, Jigawa and Yobe states to watch out for fleeing Boko Haram insurgents who have been dislodged from their bases. Spokesman of Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu said among those on the run are some senior and junior amirs especially one Bana Bafui, a wanted commander. Nwachukwu said that troops ...

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Security operatives kill mastermind of New Year day killings in Rivers

    A notorious killer, kidnapper/militant/cultist/ardent illegal oil bunkerer/mass murderer, identified as Mr. Igwedibia Johnson who had been on the run since the masterminded the New Year’s Day killing of 17 worshippers after crossover service in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni LGA of Rivers State has been killed. 34 year old Johnson also known as General’ Don Waney was killed on Saturday in ...

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Again, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 11 Persons In Fresh Benue Attack

Suspected herdsmen on Saturday killed 11 persons in a fresh attack on Tombu village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. The state governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, confirmed the renewed killings to Channels Television shortly after an emergency meeting with the joint socio-cultural groups in the state. “Two days back, four persons were killed in Guma Local Government, and ...

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Nigerian Military Injures Boko Haram Factional Leader kills Several Terrorists

    The Nigerian Military says it has fattally injured a major factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group in the ongoing onslaught against the insurgents in the North East. According to a statement issued yesterday by the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu the feat was made by troops of Operation Lafiya ...

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Residents flee homes as Militants allegedly behead security officer at Ekeremor, Bayelsa

 Residents of Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa have fled the area following the alleged beheading of a security operative by militants. A resident of the community, Mr Henshaw Ebi, told newsmen on Friday that the security official was negotiating with a militants’ leader in the area to surrender their arms when the incident occurred. “The community was ...

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Cult killings: Minister of interior visits Rivers, as FG seek partnership with rivers over violence

Following the renewed cult related killings in parts of Rivers State, Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Lt General Abdulrahman Danbazzau Friday visited Rivers to seeks ways of collaborating with the state government to end the menace that has turned the to a hot bed of violent killings.   The State was greeted in the New Year by news of the massacre ...

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Benue Killings: Buhari summons IGP, charges him to tighten security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris over reported killings in Benue and other communal conflicts in the country and enjoined him to tighten security across the nation.  Speaking to State House correspondents after the closed door meeting with the President, Idris said he updated the president on the efforts of the police towards ...

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FRSC redeploys 109 officers in a major shake-up

A major shake-up has occurred within the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) as it has redeployed 109 personnel as part of efforts to enhance its operational efficiency, the Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem said.  In a statement on Friday, Kazeem quoted the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, as saying that the shakeup was aimed at actualising the 2018 ...

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