Tag: weapons

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ToluSeptember 17, 2017

21,084 policemen deployed for Anambra election; 1,100 firearms seized | The 5 numbers that mattered last week

N19.63 trillion – According to the latest debt statistics published by the Debt Management Office, Nigeria’s total debt has risen ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2017

Boko Haram: US sells warplanes, weapons to Nigeria

The United States Department of Defence has informed the US Congress that it sold 12 Super Tucano A-29 ground attack aircraft ...

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AzeezJuly 1, 2017

DSS probes source of herdsmen’s weapons

The Department of State Services (DSS) has started probing the source of weapons used by herdsmen to attack their victims, ...

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AzeezMay 11, 2017

Herdsmen acquiring weapons from neighbouring countries – Saraki

by Azeez Adeniyi Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the killings by herdsmen hhave continued because the herdsmen are acquiring ...

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AzeezApril 24, 2017

FG to reward whistleblowers on illegal possession of weapons

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Munguno (rtd) has started plans to ensure the recovery of illegal ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

Troops recover cache of weapons in Southern Kaduna

by Dolapo Adelana Troops of the Nigeria Army have recovered a large cache of weapons in Southen Kaduna. In a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 10, 2017

Repentant armed bandits, vigilantes surrender weapons to Army (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Following the peace initiative by the Zamfara state government together with 1 Division Nigerian Army which started ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 26, 2017

BREAKING: DSS discover weapons in cars belonging to former Benue gov., Suswam

by Dolapo Adelana The Department of State Services have impounded vehicles belonging to a former governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam. ...

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AzeezJanuary 30, 2017

West African troops recover weapons from Jammeh’s residence

Weapons have been discovered at the residence of former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh. The ECOWAS force said a top Gambian ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

2,000 cultists surrender, join Rivers amnesty programme

The amnesty declared for cult members, kidnappers and armed robbers by the government of Rivers has yielded fruits as over ...

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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 15, 2016

#WhitePeopleProblems: Man breaks into jail for protection

When many try frantically to break out, this 23-year-old man ironically broke into an Ohio jail facility for protection. Chad ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 30, 2016

Amnesty: 900 surrender illegal weapons in Benue

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday said that no fewer than 900 people had surrendered over 700 illegally ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 5, 2016

Military uncovers weapons as IG visits creeks

A mop up operation carried out by the military in the Isawo and Igbo Olomu creeks in Ikorodu, Lagos state ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

Militants shoot sporadically to ‘send message’ to Delta governor (WATCH)

Niger Delta militants on Wednesday, showcased their firepower in a series of sporadic shootings into the air. The display of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 8, 2016

BREAKING: 6 dead in suicide attack on Borno mosque

The Nigerian Army has reported 2 suicide bomb attacks in Damboa, Borno state at about 5:15a.m on Friday. According to ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

One soldier killed, 3 injured as Army gun down 11 terrorists

The Nigerian Army, on Friday, declared that it has recorded another victory against Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

“Fulani herdsmen attacks is a time bomb” | Fayose can’t let this issue go

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose created more than a little bit of buzz when while speaking to a group ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 18, 2016

Nigerian Army raids cattle rustlers camp, 2 arrested

The Nigerian army, on Wednesday disclosed that they successfully raided the camp of cattle rustlers at Yan Mangu forest, near Dandindin village, ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 28, 2016

REPORT: Death, destruction and the herdsmen

The following is a report conducted by SB Morgen, on the menace of Fulani herdsmen. Introduction In the early hours ...

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Janeth JFebruary 17, 2016

‘We’ve been pushed to the wall by the Nigerian military, police’ – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied reports that it would resort to violence and self defence against Nigeria’s ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 1, 2016

Jonathan bought expired, substandard weapons and ammunition – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says the weapons, arms and ammunition purchased by the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, to fight ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 21, 2016

Phillip Obaji: How terrorists recruit Africa’s children

In the aftermath of the attack on a hotel in Burkina Faso on Friday, just as in the attack on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 14, 2015

#DasukiGate: Emir of Kano, Sanusi to be interrogated by EFCC

The spotlight has beamed on the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, in the ongoing investigation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) into Sambo Dasuki’s ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 2, 2015

Sambo Dasuki accused of illegal arms importation, assassination attempts (DETAILS)

The National Task Force on Illegal Importation of Firearms, NATFORCE, has alleged that ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, is complicit in the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 13, 2015

Tired of being sued, SARS adopts a common sense approach

According to the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has plans to adopt less lethal ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 24, 2015

Bolaji Akinyemi: What Nigeria should learn from Biafra’s achievements

by Professor Bolaji Akinyemi  Pettiness and lack of vision, and some might say vindictiveness, robbed us of that chance to ...

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Isime EseneOctober 16, 2014

Terrorism: FG reviews Firearms Act, to stop weapons proliferation

by Isi Esene As part of its broader strategy to stop the illicit flow of Small Arms and Light Weapons ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 29, 2014

Tunde Leye: Bring back our military

by Tunde Leye There are two things that a nation uses to exert its influence. One is its economy encompassing ...

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March 26, 2014

‘Madman’ caught with gun, human tongue in Oyo (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo A man who deceived people into believing he was mad has been arrested and placed in police ...

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March 21, 2014

Military discovers weapons hidden in Borno church, David Mark may be searching for Moro’s replacement & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Military discovers weapons hidden in Borno church The arrest of a suspected terrorist has led to the ...

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