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Police arrest 10 over destruction of INEC vehicles in Akwa Ibom

February 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Akwa Ibom Police Command has arrested 10 persons who allegedly setablaze 11 vehicles of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC). The command said the offence was committed at the INEC office in ObotAkara local government area of the state. The police spokesman, MacdonOdiko, disclosed this on Monday while briefing reporters on thesecurity situation in the state. The News Agency of Read More

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Group urges partnership against killings in Nigeria

September 21, 2018 Blueprint 0

A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating under the name: Builders of New Nigeria (BNN), has appealed to Nigerians to rise against the killings perpetrated by criminal elements across the country. The group led by the convener and national chairman, Yinka Quadiri, while briefing newsmen yesterday in Makurdi said the killings are portraying Nigerians in bad light and rendering the life Read More

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Birnin Gwari monarch cries out: My people are being killed daily

April 4, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The Emir of Birnin Gwari, Kaduna state, Malam Jibril Zubairu Mai Gwari, has cried out that his people are being killed on a daily basis, stressing that the federal government should intensify efforts at ridding the area of bandits. The monarch made the call at his palace yesterday while receiving the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. AbdulRahman Danbazzau (rtd) and Read More

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Police, stakeholders re-strategise on security in Gwagwalada

March 7, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Gwagwalada area command of the Nigeria Police met with major stakeholders at the weekend to review some security issues. The stakeholders that met over the security-related issues were Aguma of Gwagwalada, Alhaji Magaji Mohammed, and the chairman of the Council, Mustapha Denze. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mijinyawa Jahun, told Blueprint that the meeting was held in order to discuss Read More

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‘Mambila is now calm’

October 17, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state recently sent a high-powered delegation led by the deputy governor, Haruna Manu, to Atta, Adamawa province in Cameroon, where the displaced people affected by last June crisis between the Fulani and Mambila refuge, to assess the situation preparatory to their return. Manu answered some questions after the visit. Excerpts: Security was one of the Read More