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Police unravel the disappearance, murder of Abuja ‘big lady’ Charity Aiyedogbon

•Statistics indicate robbery, crimes on increase in FCT •25 suspects arrested, several stolen items recovered Jude Johnson The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has unravelled the sudden disappearance of a popular social media and Facebook activist, Mrs. Charity Aiyedogbon, two years after she was declared missing. This was disclosed in Abuja on

Army strategising to tackle N/West, N/West security threats-Buratai


•Commends success against Boko Haram terrorists  Jude Johnson With Boko Haram terrorists degraded, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said that the Nigerian Army is taking strategic measures to tackle the worsening state of insecurity in the North Central and North West of the country characterised by kidnappings and

NAF Graduates over 300 personnel for counter-insurgency operations

•Boosts operations with hundreds of battle-ready regiment personnel  •200 air police, air intelligence specialists  Jude Johnson The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated over 300 personnel to boost the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the North East as well as to assist in various internal security efforts across

Army organises medical outreach to communities devastated by Boko Haram

Jude Johnson The troops of 27 Task Force Brigade of Nigerian Army Buni Yadi has organised a medical outreach for communities devastated by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno and Yobe States. The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Wednesday said, the beneficiaries were treated of

Again, military predicts ‘end’ of Boko Haram Terrorists

•Troops kill 23 terrorists , recover weapons Jude Johnson The Nigerian military has once again predicted that Boko Haram terrorists’ days are numbered with the ongoing Operation Last Hold in the Lake Chad Region of the North East part of the country. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Maj-Gen. Stevenson Olabanji, gave

NACA, UN, empowers 100 vulnerable women in conflict areas

Godsgift Onyedinefu A total of 100 vulnerable women and girls have been equipped with different livelihood skills through the economic empowerment programme by National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) in collaboration with UN Women, and other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). The programme was mainly targeted at women and girls living

Breaking: After a decade of trial, Court jails Sen. Dariye for 14 years

Jude Johnson The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja has sentenced the former Plateau State Governor, Sen. Joshua Dariye to 14 years in prison after a decade of trial. Dariye was on Tuesday convicted and sentenced by Justice Adebukola Banjoko to 14 years imprisonment for criminal breach of

Deadly Violence Grips Cameroon’s Anglophone Regions- AI Report

• Marked by indiscriminate killings, mass displacement •Troops destroy villages, torture at least 23 including minors to extract “confessions” •Armed separatists attack 42 schools, kill 44 security forces members Godsgift Onyedinefu The Amnesty International (AI) has reported escalating violence across the Anglophone region of Cameroon perpetrated by the troops and armed separatists. AI in

IGP Idris decries shortfall in Police salaries over IPP

•Directs AIG Account & Budget to liaise with AGF Oluwatosin Komolafe The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr..Ibrahim Idris, has expressed concern over the issues of welfare of the entire personnel of the Force with regards to the delay in payment, short-payment and other problems associated with the payment of Salaries of

Anti-corruption: Stakeholders berate FG over poor funding of ACJ Monitoring C’ttee

•FCT Chief Judge commends opening of ACJMC Secretariat Godsgift Onyedinefu The stakeholders in Nigeria's anti-corruption drive have urged President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government  to step up its funding of the Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC) so as to strengthen its capacity. The Secretary of ACJMC,  Mr. Obla Okon Obla, made