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I’ll punish security chiefs if another abduction happens, Buhari vows

I’ll punish security chiefs if another abduction happens, Buhari vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that he would not hesitate to punish security chiefs if any case of abduction is recorded in any part of the country. He said he had directed them to beef up security around all schools. He also warned those who described as “politicising”security issues, saying the security agents would “deal

Like PDP, SDP doubts kidnap of #DapchiGirls

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says although it celebrates the return of the abducted Dapchi girls, it is questioning the circumstances of their abduction and subsequent return. The party urged the government to address grey areas surrounding the abduction of the students and their subsequent return. It said it doubted whether the girls were kidnapped

#DapchiGirls: Nigerian govt attacks PDP for doubting kidnap, release of schoolgirls

The Federal Government of Nigeria has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of “plumbing the depths of infamy” for saying the adoption and release of the Dapchi schoolgirls were stage-managed. About 110 girls were kidnapped from their secondary school in Dapchi town of Yobe State by Boko Haram insurgents on February 18. About 104

’10 killed’ as ‘herdsmen’ hit Kogi again

At least 10 people, including Onu Agbenema, a traditional ruler, Musa Edibo, his wife, were killed in suspected herdsmen attack in Omala local government area of Kogi state. According to PUNCH, the victims were killed on Monday in Agbenema, Aj’Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade villages in the local government area. The attackers reportedly struck after laying

BREAKING: IG withdraws policemen attached to VIPs, others

Citing the security challenges facing the nation, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday ordered the withdrawal of all police offices attached to Very Important Persons, including political and public office holders nationwide. The police boss, who announced this in Abuja during a conference with senior officers, stated that the directive also affected private

UK scholar, nuclear weapon expert… things to know about Dokubo, new amnesty coordinator

On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Charles Dokubo as coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme for former Niger Delta militants. He is replacing Paul Boroh who was sacked after spending three years on the job. Dokubo, a seasoned diplomat was, until his appointment, director of research and studies at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs