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Ebonyi: Police cautions bank customers on robbers new strategy

The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers. The command’s spokesperson, Mrs Loveth Odah, made this known in Abakaliki. Odah warned members of the public, especially bank customers, to always be security conscious whenever they make bank transaction. According to her, the new strategy involves trailing their victims through a female member of their syndicate who are usually monitoring financial transactions around banks’ premises. Odah said that such members of the syndicate usually hang outside the banks with…

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Ebonyi: Police cautions bank customers on robbers new strategy

The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers. The command’s spokesperson, Mrs Loveth Odah, made this known in Abakaliki. Odah warned members of the public, especially bank customers, to always be security conscious whenever they make bank transaction. According to her, the new strategy involves trailing their victims through a female member of their syndicate who are usually monitoring financial transactions around banks’ premises. Odah said that such members of the syndicate usually hang outside the banks with…

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Security of lives, property my priorities –Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, said his administration will not relent in its efforts to provide adequate security for lives and property of the citizens and residents by continuing to partner the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and other security agencies in the country. Oyetola stated this yesterday in Ipetu Ijesa during the flag-off of counter-terrorism exercise tagged: ‘Operation Buje Ekun’ by NAF. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Benedict Alabi, congratulated the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and his team for the flag-off of the operation. He…

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Police/IPOB clash: Towns unions condemn killings in Anambra

Leadership of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU) yesterday condemned in strong terms the fracas that led to the killing of two policemen and two other persons in Oraifite community in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state. National President of the association, Chief Alex Onukwue, in a chat with Daily Sun in his office, said that the killing of four persons, injuring of others, as well as the destruction of properties in the area was condemnable, sad, and very unfortunate. This is even as the group called for thorough…

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Soldiers kill terrorists, suicide bombers, bandits

The Nigerian Army said its soldiers on various internal security operations across the country have killed several terrorists, suicide bombers, bandits, cultists, and robbery suspects, among other criminals groups terrorizing the country with their activities. The soldiers also recovered several arms and ammunitions namely; gun truck, motorcycle, anti-aircraft gun, PKT gun, rocket propelled gun tube rocket propelled gun bombs, AK 47 rifles, 25 rounds of anti-aircraft gun, 723 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, 51 rounds of 7.62mm NATO ammunition, 52 rounds of 7.62 X 54mm (PKT) ammunition, surgical kits, uniforms and…

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Customs seizes goods worth N52m within 5 days in Kaduna

The Zone B of Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Kaduna, on Wednesday said it seized smuggled goods valued at N52.17 million within five days. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Usman, disclosed this in a statement  in Kaduna. Usman said 680 bags of rice were seized while being re-bagged in local sacks, as well as 210 bags smuggled rice being conveyed in a truck with the logo of Dangote. He said other goods seized included 526 jericans of smuggled vegetable oil and 25 bales of second hand clothings. According…

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OML 11: Our aim is to promote Rivers interest –Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared the government’s investment in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 is aimed at promoting the interest of host communities and ensure peace for the operation of the oil facility.  Speaking during a solidarity visit by the Ogbakor Etche, at the Government House, Port Harcourt, Wike said government efforts were geared towards ensuring the communities get the best from the acquisition of OML 11. He said: “What Rivers State Government wants is for the interest of our state to be protected. Whoever that is coming to take over…

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CFAN urges Nigerians to seek spiritual solutions to kidnapping, cybercrime, others

As world renowned evangelist, Reinhard Bonke’s global crusade holds in Ekiti State from December 5, the Christian for All Nations (CFAN) has urged Nigerians to pray against the scourge of kidnapping and increasing crime rates in the country, for sustainable peace to be enjoyed among the citizens. The body of Christ also assured God will intervene in the political leadership of the country and provide a leader that would bring the desired changes to the Nigerian populace. CFAN said it is time Nigerians pray against rising waves of crimes among the youths, which…

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Lalong: We’ll protect corps members serving in Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has vowed to provide adequate security for Plateau citizens and National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to serve in rural communities across the state. He urged the Corps members to shun cultism, internet fraud and any social vice that will undermine the peace and unity of the country. Lalong made this known on Monday during the swearing-in ceremony of Corps members of the 2019 Batch C stream II deployed to Plateau State at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Mangu. The Deputy Governor, Sonni…

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Why we donated vehicles to Cameroonian vigilante -Borno

The Borno State Government said it had donated patrol vehicles to members of Cameroonian vigilante to enhance the fight against insurgents in border communities of the state. Mr Isa Gusau, the Special Adviser on Public Relation and Media Strategy to Gov. Babagana Zulum, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday in Maiduguri. Gusau dismissed as misleading reports indicating that the vehicles donated by the state government to 150 members of the Cameroonian vigilante violated Nigeria’s sovereignty and military protocols. He explained that representatives of the government presented vehicles to…

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