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ACF Mourns Passing Of Emir Of Gusau

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emir-of-GusauThe pan-northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has said that it learnt with total submission to the will of Allah, the death of the Emir of Katsinan Gusau in Zamfara State, HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Danbaba on Thursday March 5, 2015.

The forum is a condolence message issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Muhammad Ibrahim on Friday in Kaduna, noted that the late Emir, who ruled Gusau from District Head to first class Emir for more than 30 years, devoted his life to the progress of his people in the areas of agriculture, education and socio-economic development of Zamfara State as a whole.

The Forum also observed that the late Emir was known for his promotion of peaceful coexistence of the people irrespective of their religion and where they come from.

According to the ACF spokesman, the Emir would be remembered for his wisdom, tolerance, love for peace and agricultural development within Gusau emirate, adding that “the North has lost one of its Royal fathers.

“ACF commiserates with the Royal family of Katsinan Gusau emirate, the Government and the good people of Zamfara state over the passing on of Sarkin Katsinan Gusau, HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Danbaba. May Allah grant him eternal peace in Aljannah Firdaus, Amin”.

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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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