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Security C’ttee Warns Political Elite Against Comments Undermining War Against Insurgency In North East



DHQ3The Joint Security Information Committee on Security Development has warned those undermining ongoing operations in the North-East to desist from doing so or face the wrath of the law.

The committee comprises of Information Spokespersons for the Defence Headquarters, Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, State Security Services (SSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

Chairman of the committee, Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade of the Defence Headquarters gave the warning in Abuja on Thursday while addressing newsmen on the security situation in the country.

Olukolade said that the committee had noted with great concern, the premeditated attacks on the morale of the security forces engaged in the fight against terrorism by a section of the political elite.

He said that the people concerned often made frivolous and unfounded claims and allegations on welfare of soldiers under the pretext of being more caring for the welfare and condition of troops deployed in the battle-front.

The chairman said that the intention of such people was to “encourage indiscipline and ultimately mutiny”.

“This set of Nigerians has taken up every available media platform to disparage efforts of the leadership of the Nigerian Armed Forces in the fight against terror.

“They have accused the military and security authorities of denying the soldiers and other security personnel of their entitlements.

“They have also been spreading the rumour that the gallant Nigerian soldiers are grumbling over inadequate resources and lack of motivation to take on the insurgents”, he said.

Olukolade said that the unfounded allegations and outright rumour mongering were, “to say the least, callous, mischievous and inimical to the wellbeing of our national security”.

He said that in spite the false claims to ridicule the efforts and integrity of the security forces, the forces had remained cohesive.

The defence spokesperson noted that the gallant personnel were determined more than ever before to bring terrorism in the country to an end.

“I can assure you that we are conscious of the license and liberty we have to enforce law and order within the scheme of the state of emergency, the issues are being observed.

“At the appropriate time, with appropriate procedures, everyone found wanting to undermine the morale of our men or the operations in any form would pay dearly for it.

“However, we will follow procedures.

“This forum wishes to reassure the Nigerian people that the military and security agencies will not be deterred from the commitment to defend and protect our dear country from any form of insecurity or aggression”.

He added that the security forces would continue to put in their best effort, adding that in no distant future, the dividends of their efforts will be visible for all to see.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff



 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



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%

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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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying



BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying


A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

Also Read: North Is The Worst Place To Live In Nigeria -Sultan of Sokoto

Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.


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