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Boko Haram: Senator Advocates Effective Policing Of Nigeria’s Borders

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Boko Haram terroristsSenator Domingo Obende on Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland called for more effective measures in the policing of Nigeria’s borders.

Obende (APC-Edo) made the call at an interactive session with journalists at the 130th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference in Geneva.

Such measures, the Nigerian lawmaker said would help to check activities of insurgents, especially members of the Boko Haram sect.

“In tackling the problem of insurgency which is currently facing the nation, there is a need to stop the insurgents from using the country’s border lines.

“The only solution to insurgents’ infiltration is effective policing of such borders, which is the first and foremost measure.

“This way we will stop the insurgents from using our border lines, or rather their own country’s border lines to come into our country”, Obende said.

The senator, however, claimed that a long stretch of the Nigerian border line is porous and largely unmanned.

“I will say that Nigeria is without borders, because when you talk about borders, it pre-supposes that you have the personnel who will man them.

“But when you go to our border with Chad and Cameroon, everywhere is open. So, we really need to spend money in fencing these borders.

“If we don’t do that, this will continue and, of course, Nigeria will be an easy access for any attack in any case of a problem with any country tomorrow or any other day”, he said.

Obende however called for a proper examination of issues relating with Nigeria’s border with other countries.

“For me, I think we should be able to put an institution on ground which will look into the border issues and have a clear-cut understanding of how we are going to man our borders”, he said.

The senator expressed optimism that there would soon be a solution to the problem.

“With the way the Senate President, David Mark, has been relating and discussing with some IPU member-countries who share common borders with Nigeria, there will be a solution to the problem soon”, he said.

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

Nyesom Wike

An explosion has reportedly rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Rivers State Police Command has however announced the arrest of three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.

Also Read: Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

The act was reportedly carried out on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.

According to reports, a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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