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Suleja Bomb Suspects Must Face Trial – Court

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Scales-of-Justice-360x331Six persons charged with the April to July, 2011 bombings in Suleja, Niger State today, were ordered by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to enter their defence.

The suspects – Shuaibu Abubakar, Salisu Ahmed, Umar Babangida, Mohammed Ali, Musa Adam and Umar Ibrahim – were arraigned by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) on a five count charge contrary to section 15(2) of the EFCC Establishment Act, 2004.

Ruling on a-no-case-submissions brought before it by defence counsels Kevin Emeka Okoro and Nura Suleiman, Justice Bilkisu Aliyu held that there is sufficient prima facie case requiring the explanation of the accused persons.

The accused persons were charged with masterminding the terrorist attacks at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Suleja, Niger State on April 8, 2011; the attack on a Bwari village, FCT on May 23, 2011; and the attack on All Christian Fellowship, Suleja, Niger State on July 10, 2011.

The trial judge adjourned the case to March 12 and 13 for defence.

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  1. BODA JOS

    February 12, 2013 at 6:55 am

    as mhmmd marry 9 wifes like wise dos animal ar decived rpnd an let JESUS cm into ur life an enjoy peace an rest of mind not a rlgn dat was form by war

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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