June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

MNJTF Eliminates 300 Terrorists In 30 Encounters In Lake Chad

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) yesterday said it eliminated 300 Boko Haram/Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) fighters in the fringes of North East Lake Chad.   Lt. Col. Kamarudeen Adegoke, the Chief of Military Public Information Officer HQ MNJTF N’Djamena, who said this in a statement released in Maiduguri, said the […]

Gunmen Storm Kaduna, Kill Six, Abduct Village Head

Some unidentified gunmen have thronged Karfi Village of Takai Local Government Area of Kano, killing six persons and abducting the village head, Yahya Illu.   The gunmen in their numbers were said to have opened gunfire, hitting nine persons, six reportedly died while three are said to be critically injured.   Confirming the incident, the […]

‘Blasphemy’: Suspects Arrested Over Deborah’s Death Remanded In Prison

The Police have arraigned two suspects in connection with the murder of the 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Deborah Samuel, who was accused of blasphemy.   The suspects – Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunchi – who are also students of the college, were arraigned before a magistrate’s court in the state […]

Police Defuse Bomb Allegedly Planted By Boko Haram In Borno IDP Camp

The Borno Police Command said it has successfully defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons Camp(IDPs) in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.   Dalori camp is located a few kilometres from Maiduguri, along the Maiduguri-Bama road.   The bomb scare […]

Tunji Disu-Led FIB-IRT Bursts Kidnappers’ Hideout, Arrest Two In Kaduna

…We Had No Intention to Rape But To Kidnap, Suspect Confesses …They Threatened to Kill Me If I Don’t Cooperate, Victim Reacts   Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) have arrested kidnappers known to terrorize the people and most especially travelers along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.   Their arrest was confirmed in […]

Police Deny Report Identifying Deborah’s Suspected Killer As Foreigner

The Sokoto Police Command on Sunday has debunked reports that it has categorised one of the suspected killers of Deborah at Shagari College of Education as a foreign from Niger Republic.   According to the statement, “The attention of Sokoto State Command was drawn to an online publication in NEWSLEAK by one Segun Adegbite on […]

Security Operatives Foil Bandits Attacks On Three LGs

The Joint security tactical team led by the Niger State Commissioner of Police, CP, Monday Bala Kuryas, has foiled armed bandits attacks on three local government areas of the state and neutralized scores of them.   The councils include Munyan, Shiroro and Paikoro areas of the state.   According to the state police command in […]