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CRSG Turns to Navy to Prevent Breakdown of Law and Order_Ada Nkong

The Cross River State Government has appealed to the Nigerian Navy to work hand-in-hand with the state to forestall the breakdown of law and in order in a quest to erect new structures without following due process. The state governor, Professor Ben Ayade made the appeal when he played host to the new commander, NNS… Continue reading CRSG Turns to Navy to Prevent Breakdown of Law and Order_Ada Nkong

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ASUU Chairman Reports Threat to Life__ Raphael Bichene

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma chapter, Monday Igbafen, on Wednesday alleged threat to his life and property for carrying out his union’s activities. He alleged that the threat is coming from the Vice Chancellor of the ivory tower, Prof. Ignatius A. Onimawo. In a press statement entitled “Threat… Continue reading ASUU Chairman Reports Threat to Life__ Raphael Bichene

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Bandits Kill 23 in Zamfara_Ada Nkong

At least 23 local vigilante members have been killed and several others injured when bandits attacked Ruwan-Tofa community in Zamfara State. The spokesman for Zamfara State Police Command, Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Monday. He noted that the security officials were killed during the attack carried out between Saturday and Sunday… Continue reading Bandits Kill 23 in Zamfara_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Summons IGP Over Rising Rape Cases_Raphael Bichene

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu over the increasing rate of sexual-based violence, especially rape in the country. The meeting, which took place in the President’s office, State House, Abuja, was held behind closed doors. Speaking to journalists after the meeting, the Inspector General of Police said that… Continue reading President Buhari Summons IGP Over Rising Rape Cases_Raphael Bichene

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Gunshots in Asorock as Aisha Buhari Moves Against Aide, ADC Arrested_Ada Nkong

What security sources regarded as ‘security breach’ occurred at the precincts of the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja on Thursday night, when the First Lady’s Aide-de-camp, Usman Shugaba, attempted to force President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant, Sabiu Yusuf, into self -isolation over COVID-19 fears. State House sources told THISDAY that trouble started when Sabiu, President… Continue reading Gunshots in Asorock as Aisha Buhari Moves Against Aide, ADC Arrested_Ada Nkong

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IGP Rescinds Order on Restriction of Essential Workers Movement_Ada Nkong

The Inspector-General of Police has rescinded an order restricting the movement of essential workers amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Earlier on Tuesday, Channels Television reported on how essential workers were restricted from moving within Lagos at the beginning of the 8 pm curfew imposed to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. According to security officials… Continue reading IGP Rescinds Order on Restriction of Essential Workers Movement_Ada Nkong

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Leave 75 Police Mobile Squadron in Ogoja: Full Text of Press Statement_Ada Nkong

PRESS STATEMENT 14th March, 2020 75 POLICE MOBILE SQUADRON (PMS); OGOJA IS ABOUT TO BE SHORT-CHANGED AGAIN Recently, the Presidency and the Police Authorities approved the siting of the 75 Police Mobile Squadron (PMS), Ogoja. In fact all documents pertaining to this shows clearly that "Ogoja" is in the name of this project.In other words,… Continue reading Leave 75 Police Mobile Squadron in Ogoja: Full Text of Press Statement_Ada Nkong

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BANDITARY: Unrepentant Bandits Excesses Untackled_Femi Ehiabhi

A volunteer security outfit in Zamfara known as ‘Yansakai’ has urged the state government and security agencies to tackle the excesses of unrepentant bandits in the state. The group which is supporting security agencies to address banditry in the state said its members were under constant threats and attacks from bandits. Alhaji Sani Babban-Doka, Secretary… Continue reading BANDITARY: Unrepentant Bandits Excesses Untackled_Femi Ehiabhi

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Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa Forest_Ada Nkong

The Nigerian Air Force says it has destroyed Boko Haram’s camp at Alafa ‘C’ in Sambisa Forest, Borno State in an air strike.A statement issued on Friday by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, says the action followed sustained onslaught by the Operation Decisive Edge of the Force against the… Continue reading Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa Forest_Ada Nkong