Police, Army kill 6 kidnappers, rescue 13 prospective corps members, others

Katsina State Police Command has killed six kidnappers and rescued 18 passengers, including 13 prospective corps members abducted on their way to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Zamfara. Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, said the freed captives were forcefully seized along Funtua-Gusau road, Funtua Local Government area in Katsina State. NAN reports that Public Relations Officer, SP …

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Buhari Orders Deployment of Fighter Jets in Niger

President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend ordered the deployment of air fighter aircraft to support the efforts of troops and policemen combating the activities of bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers terrorising remote communities around Dogon Gona forest in Niger State. The deployment, the presidency disclosed last night, will take-off this week as the harmattan dust gradually eases off in the …

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Boko Haram showed willingness to release murdered CAN chairman – Buhari

The President, Muhammadu Buhari , has condemned the killing of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram terrorists, describing it as cruel, inhuman and deliberately provocative. This is according to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja …

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Number Of Aid Workers Killed By Insurgents Doubled In 2019

The United Nations has condemned the spate of attacks on aid workers providing support to victims of insurgency in the north-eastern region of Nigeria UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, yesterday revealed that the number of humanitarian workers killed by the insurgents last year was twice the figure recorded in the previous year. A ccording to his statement …

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