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SERAP attacks police chief for declaring IBB spokesman wanted

A Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military president.” The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris last night declared Afegbua wanted over the …

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Benue killings: Buhari not a murderer – Presidency

The presidency Friday warned the media to stop publishing news reports and articles capable of inciting the people to take arms against another. This came barely one week after the Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali had hinted while briefing State House correspondents after the National Security Council meeting that …

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Six persons killed by suspected herdsmen in Kaduna

At least six people were killed and several injured in fresh attack by suspected Fulani Herdsmen on Wednesday night in Kaguru village of Kaduna state, an indigene of the area said. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Mukhtar Aliyu, confirming the incident said the gunmen invaded the community while …

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Benue Killings: Buhari Writes Senate, Lists Steps Taken

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate saying the police are working to arrest those responsible for the recent killings in the state. In a letter read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, Mr. Buhari said the federal government was initiating measures to address the killings and …

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Man jailed for raping 8-year-old girl he lured with N10

A farmer, Wunde-Fenan Juna, 25, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for raping an 8-year-old girl. An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, presided by Mr Yahaya Mohammed, on Wednesday sentenced the convict. The Prosecutor, Insp. Yakubu Audu told the court that the case was reported at …

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Kid driver flees after killing three persons in Gusau

An underage driver has killed three persons in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, as a result of alleged reckless driving, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Confirming the incident on Wednesday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mohammed Shehu, a deputy superintendent of police, said the case …

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