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    IGP Deploys Special Anti-robbery Squad To Highways

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    The inspector general of police, IGP Solomon Arase, has ordered the deployment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to complement the police Safer Highway Patrol to ensure proper policing of the length and breadth of the nation’s highways. The Force spokesman, Olabisi Kolawole, made this known yesterday in a statement in which she said the IGP…

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    Robbers Trail, Kill Lady, 3 Police Officers In Rivers

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    Daredevil armed robbers trailed and killed a 20-year-old lady, Chilo Glory Nkpana, who was sent to a bank by her boss to deposit a large sum of money, accompanied by three police operatives who were also killed in the attack. The incident occurred in Port Harcourt, Rivers State last Saturday when Chilo, who worked for…

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    Police Arrest 2 Female Suspected Bombers In Abuja

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    There was a mild drama yesterday when plainclothes police operatives numbering more than 15 arrested two female suspected terrorists. The incident occurred around 10.30am at the Gwarimpa Estate, CITEC end of the pedestrian bridge at the CITEC Junction Bus Stop, when the operatives stormed the spot where the two girls aged between 16 and 18,…

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    DSS Nabs 14-year-old Terrorist Spy At Abuja Airport

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    A plot by Boko Haram terrorists to bomb the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport was uncovered last Monday by the Department of State Service, DSS. The DSS made this known yesterday in a statement by an official, Tony Opuiyo in which he said a 14-year-old boy, Sulaiymon Abdulraman (a.k.a Sunday Ajayi), from Kogi State was apprehended…

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    Arase Orders Posting Of DIGs

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    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase has ordered the posting of some deputy inspectors general of police, DIGs to departments and formations. Police spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu who made the disclosure yesterday said the posting is part of efforts to reposition the Force for better efficiency. A breakdown of the posting showed that DIG…

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    Unsavoury Amnesty Intl’ Report On Military Operations In Northeast

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    Nigerians woke up last Wednesday to a damning report of gross human rights violation in the military operation to wipe out the notorious Boko Haram terrorists from the northeast. CHIKA OTUCHIKERE looks at the consequences of the report on the on-going operations. The Amnesty International, an independent non-governmental organisation and watchdog against human rights abuse,…

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    Chibok Schoolgirls Held In Bunkers – Gov Shettima

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    Borno State governor, Kassim Shettima, yesterday, gave a shocking revelation when he said Boko Haram terrorists may be hiding the abducted Chibok schoolgirls inside bunkers in Sambisa forest. He urged the military high command to explore underground in the search for the girls, whose abduction clocked one year, on April 14. Shettima, who made the…

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  • Fayose Begs IGP To End Kidnapping In Ekiti

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    Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Monday ran to the inspector general of police, IGP Solomon Arase to come to his rescue and end the reign of kidnappers in the state. According to Fayose, the increasing wave of crime in the state is beyond the capacity of the state government. Fayose who paid a visit…

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    I’ll Leave With Jonathan On May 29 – Kuku

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    Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme and special adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on the Niger Delta, Hon. Kingsley Kuku, has said that he has no intention of staying in office after his principal leaves office on May 29. Kuku made this known yesterday in a statement while reacting to media reports that he is…

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