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NAF Destroys ISWAP Hideout, Neutralizes Insurgents In Borno

NAF Destroys ISWAP Hideout, Neutralizes Insurgents In Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) hideout at Bukar Meram on the fringes of the Lake Chad Basin in northern Borno. NAF said it...
Police Arrests 5 Suspected Cult Members In Adamawa State University

Police Arrests 5 Suspected Cult Members In Adamawa State University

The Adamawa State Police Command on Tuesday said it has arrested five suspected cult members in Adamawa State University (ADSU), Mubi. The spokesman of the command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, who confirmed the arrest to the...
One Killed In Attempt To Kidnap Provost Of Taraba College Of Education

One Killed In Attempt To Kidnap Provost Of Taraba College Of Education

One person has been confirmed dead in an attempt to kidnap Dr. Mike Dio-Jen, the Provost of Taraba College of Education Zing, at his residence in Jalingo. The incident occurred in the early hours of...

Bauchi Supplementary/Rerun Polls Record Large Turnout Of Voters

The supplementary/re-run elections in two Local Government Areas of Bauchi state recorded large turnout of voters, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Whereas supplementary election is being conducted in Zaki Local Government Area, INEC...

Assailants Kill Journalist In Adamawa

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has confirmed the death of a journalist, Mr. Maxwell Nashan. Until his death, the young reporter worked with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) F.M station popularly known...
Immigration Service Inaugurates Operational Base In Daura

Immigration Service Inaugurates Operational Base In Daura

The Nigerian immigration Service (NIS) has inaugurated N145 million worth forward operational base to enhance border security in the area. Ahmed Baban Dede, the Controller-General of the immigration made this known in Daura on Monday...

Customs Raid Mubi Market For Foreign Rice

Comptroller of Customs, Kamardeen Olumoh on Friday led Officers and men of the Adamawa/Taraba Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on a raid at Mubi town market for foreign rice and other contraband. The raid...
Kidnap Victim Leads Police To Arrest Kidnappers

Kidnap Victim Leads Police To Arrest Kidnappers

A suspected kidnapper in Gombe State, Ibrahim Ahmadu, has been arrested by the police in Gombe through the assistance of his victim. Ahmadu who was paraded by the police on Thursday said Gidado Jungudo, a...
Gunmen Allegedly Kidnap Justice Ministry Director, School Principal, Three Others In Adamawa

Gunmen Allegedly Kidnap Justice Ministry Director, School Principal, Three Others In Adamawa

Unknown gunmen have allegedly abducted the Director of Litigation, Adamawa State Ministry of Justice, Samuel Yaumande, a school principal and three others. SAHARA REPORTERS reports that a family source told newsmen that the director of...

Traditional Ruler Suspended For Allegedly Raping 6-year-old Boy In Yobe

Governor Mala Buni of Yobe State has ordered the suspension of a traditional ruler in the state for allegedly raping a 6-year-old boy from his community. The suspended traditional ruler is the Lawan (Ward Head)...
Army Troops Neutralise More Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists, Rescue Victims In Borno

Army Troops Neutralise More Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists, Rescue Victims In Borno

The Nigerian Army said it has neutralised a number of Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists in different encounters in parts of Borno. It also said 12 women and four children had...
Police To Deploy 5,000 Personnel For Adamawa LG Poll

Police To Deploy 5,000 Personnel For Adamawa LG Poll

The Police Command in Adamawa says it plans to deploy 5,000 personnel for the Dec. 7, local government poll in the state. Mr. Audu Madaki, the state Commissioner of Police disclosed this in an interview...
Insurgency: Borno Govt. earmarks6 N23bn To Education In 2020 Fiscal Year

Insurgency: Borno Govt. earmarks N23bn To Education In 2020 Fiscal Year

The Borno Government has proposed over N23 billion for the education sector in the 2020 appropriation bill to reinvigorate the sector and counter Boko Haram insurgency ideology. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the...

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