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26 Kidnapped FRSC Officials Regain Freedom_Ada Nkong

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Tuesday said that the remaining operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) allegedly kidnapped by suspected bandits had been freed. Sule said this when he received the Market Enterprise Development Advisor, Fatima Buhari, in Lafia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three out of the… Continue reading 26 Kidnapped FRSC Officials Regain Freedom_Ada Nkong

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NTRC Blames Southern Kaduna Crisis on Unemployment, Lack of Cordial Relationship_Ada Nkong

The Northern Traditional Rulers’ Council (NTRC) has sais that the absence of cordial inter-community relations in Southern Kaduna is a major contributing factor to the conflicts within the area. In a communiqué issued at the end of the Executive Committee meeting of the council signed by the Emir of Gummi, Alhaji Lawal Hassan, the traditional… Continue reading NTRC Blames Southern Kaduna Crisis on Unemployment, Lack of Cordial Relationship_Ada Nkong

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DSS Stop Revolution Now Protest in Abuja_Ada Nkong

The Department of State Services, Nigerian Police Force, and the Army have dispersed the #RevoltuionNow protesters in Abuja. The security officials were said to have pursed both protesters and journalists from the scene of the protest. Although the leader of the movement, Omoyele Sowore is not among the demonstrators but the leader of today’s protest… Continue reading DSS Stop Revolution Now Protest in Abuja_Ada Nkong

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Abducted Wife of Late Former Edo Speaker, Son Regain Freedom_Ada Nkong

Abducted wife and son of the late former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Zakawanu Garuba, kidnapped in Kogi State on Saturday have been released.Reports say the two victims were travelling from Abuja to Auchi in Edo State when they ran into the kidnappers along Lokoja-Abuja Road. The state Commissioner of Police, Ayuba… Continue reading Abducted Wife of Late Former Edo Speaker, Son Regain Freedom_Ada Nkong

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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