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PANEL ON KILLING OF 3 POLICEMEN SUBMITS REPORT_Ada Nkong

The panel of inquiry set up by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the killing of 3 Police operatives of IRT by soldiers in Taraba state and release of kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume says that the Army Captain, Tijani Balarabe who ordered the shooting… Continue reading PANEL ON KILLING OF 3 POLICEMEN SUBMITS REPORT_Ada Nkong

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DSS ARREST MAINA_Ada Nkong

The Department of State Services (DSS), says in a combined operation, on 30th September, 2019, it arrested Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT). According to a statement signed by Peter Afunanya, the Public Relations Officer,the arrest which was effected at the Pennsylvania Avenue Hotel, Utako, Abuja followed a request by… Continue reading DSS ARREST MAINA_Ada Nkong

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CHIDO ONUMAH SPEAKS ON HIS ARREST AND RELEASE_Ada Nkong

Nigerian activist, Chido Onumah who was arrested on Sunday evening Says his arrest was because he wore a shirt with the inscription: ‘We Are All Biafrans.’ Mr Onumah was on Sunday ,arrested at about 5.00 pm at the airport upon his arrival from Europe and released about five hours later. Onumah arrived via a Lufthansa… Continue reading CHIDO ONUMAH SPEAKS ON HIS ARREST AND RELEASE_Ada Nkong

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NIGERIAN ARMY ALERTS PUBLIC AHEAD OF INDEPENDENCE DAY_Ada Nkong

As part of the ceremonial activities for the anniversary, there would also be the traditional firing of Artillery Gun salute during the occasion. A statement by Capt. Haruna Tagwai, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, on Saturday in Abuja , urges members of the public not to panic. “Members of the public especially those living within… Continue reading NIGERIAN ARMY ALERTS PUBLIC AHEAD OF INDEPENDENCE DAY_Ada Nkong

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SIASIA’S MOTHER REGAINS FREEDOM_Ada Nkong

Madam Beauty Siasia, the abducted mother of a former coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, has regained freedom after 75 days in captivity. The 78-year-old woman was freed in the early hours of Sunday, according to a family source who pleaded anonymity. The Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr… Continue reading SIASIA’S MOTHER REGAINS FREEDOM_Ada Nkong

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WIFE OF MD NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION ABDUCTED_Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say the Wife of Mr. Fidet Okhiria, Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mrs. Francisca Okhiria was allegedly kidnapped in Benin yesterday along Ulegun Road near Benin – City by unknown gunmen. Sources say Mrs. Okhiria was trailed from Airport Road by the suspected kidnappers and abducted at the entrance of… Continue reading WIFE OF MD NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION ABDUCTED_Ada Nkong

POLITICS · Security

BREAKING: SIEGE ON SAHARA REPORTERS OFFICE_Femi Ehiabhi

Soldiers and policemen have been mobilised to the Lagos office of the SaharaReporters, the online publishing platform of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of Revolution Now protest, who is currently being detained by the Department of State Services (DSS). The armed security operatives, according to an inside source, arrived the SaharaReporters premises as early as 6:00 am,… Continue reading BREAKING: SIEGE ON SAHARA REPORTERS OFFICE_Femi Ehiabhi

Security · WORLD NEWS

XENOPHOBIC ATTACK: MALEMA SENDS STRONG MESSAGE

Julius Malema, leader of Economic Freedom Fighters, EFF, has assured that South Africa is for everybody. Malema said this while condemning the renewed spate of xenophobic attack on foreigners in South Africa. It was reported that viral videos on Monday showed widespread attacks on Nigerians and their businesses in South Africa. The President of the Nigeria Union… Continue reading XENOPHOBIC ATTACK: MALEMA SENDS STRONG MESSAGE

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LAGOS POLICE SPEAKS ON TRUCKLOAD OF BIKES AND YOUTHS ARRESTED _Ada Nkong

The police in Lagos haveà explained why they blocked a truck carrying citizens from northern Nigeria and arrested its occupants. Lagos police commissioner, Zubairu Muazu, said the arrests were carried out as a preemptive security measure against the backdrop of worsening insecurity across the country. The 911 truck was riding into Lagos yesterday afternoon when… Continue reading LAGOS POLICE SPEAKS ON TRUCKLOAD OF BIKES AND YOUTHS ARRESTED _Ada Nkong