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Police Arrest Masterminds Of Southern Kaduna Killings

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Some of the masterminds of the attacks and killings in southern Kaduna have been arrested, Governor Nasir el-Rufai, said on Tuesday.

El-Rufai unveiled the names of the suspects when he visited the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyle Abeh.

He vowed that government would ensure that all those involved in the attacks in Southern Kaduna were fished out and prosecuted.

El-Rufai stressed that the administration would not condone any form of criminality and lawlessness in the state.

He called on the people to embrace peace and tolerance in the interest of and development of the state.

Earlier, the Police Commissioner paraded some of the suspects before the governor.

Abeh said that the suspects were arrested for various offences, ranging from involvement in Southern Kaduna violence to armed robbery and kidnapping.

He assured the governor that the command would not relent until criminals were chased out of the state and normalcy restored to all troubled areas.

The governor also took out time to address the suspects with a view to know their involvement for the crimes which they were accused of.

Muslim clerics under the umbrella of Council of Imams and Ulamas, called on Federal and Kaduna State governments to arrest and prosecute those responsible for the crisis.

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  1. Aliyu Mohammed Tukur

    January 11, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Keep it on our distinguished governor. Definitely you are extremely doing well in making Kaduna state great again.May Allah continue to help you Sir

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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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