Gunmen Abduct four Nuns in Niger Delta 

Reports said that four reverend sisters and two others have been abducted by gunmen in Delta state. The nuns were from the Order of the Missionary of Martha and Mary (MMM) under the Issele-Uku Diocese in Agbor town in Ika South Local Government Area of the state. They were said to be on their way back from a function in the eastern part of the country when some hoodlums attacked them around the Railway Line near Agbor. The hoodlums intercepted the vehicle conveying the nuns and shot at the vehicle,…

RULE OF LAW, PANACEA TO PEACE, DEVELOPMENT- GOV SANI-BELLO

Niger State Governor,  Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has hinged the attainment of peace and development of the country on strict adherence to the rule of law by the government and the governed.   The Governor said this in his office in Minna, the state capital  when he received members of Abidoka Dole, a non-governmental organization determined to support government in maintaining peace, law and order in the state.   He emphasized that “what makes other countries better than us is that they hold firmly to the laws of their land, adding…

SECURITY REMAINS TOP AGENDA IN NIGER STATE- GOV SANI-BELLO  …Commends Security Agencies In the State

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has reassured the people of the state of his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that the state remain a safe haven for all peace loving and obedient citizens. The governor who gave this assurance on Monday in Minna, the state capital when  he received people from Muyan and Shiroro Local Government Areas of the state in his office, said security of lives and property was paramount on his agenda. The Governor who said he remain committed to ensuring peace and security in the state also…

48 Of The Missing 94 School Girls After Boko Haram Attack in North East Nigeria Have Returned – Official

The Yobe state government has said that 48 out of the 94 girls declared missing after Boko Haram attack on their school in Dapchi town on Monday evening have returned. The state commissioner for education, Mohammed Lamin, said 28 of the school girls returned on Tuesday, while another 20 returned on Wednesday. Gunmen suspected to be militants of Boko Haram had invaded Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi on Monday with truck and heavy ammunition. But the students were reported to have scampered to safety on hearing the sounds of the…

NAF in Joint Operation Against Criminal Elements in Niger State

As part of efforts to curb the menace of kidnapping, armed banditry, cattle rustling and other forms of criminalities in Niger State, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has contributed a substantial number of troops to the ongoing Joint Operation codenamed, OPERATION KARAMIN GORO. The NAF personnel are participating in the one month Joint Operation, which is at the behest of the Niger State Government, in collaboration with personnel of the Nigerian Army, the Nigeria Police and Department of State Services. The operation commenced on 18 January 2018 and is part…

District Head ,11 others,Nabbed over Kidnapping Link

The Nigeria Police Force, Niger state command has arrested a district head,  a vigilante head suspected to have fled Kaduna State, Lawal Kwali and 10 others over alleged kidnapping and cattle rustling links in the State. Police said the suspects were arrested at different locations in Shiroro local government area of the State by the operatives of the Special Tactical Squad put in place by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris Kpotu. The district head was said to have been indicted for allegedly supplying weapons to bandits terrorizing the…

INSECURITY: Gov Sani-Bello Charges Public Office Holders ,Community Leaders to partner with Security  Agencies

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called on community leaders,especially elected and appointed  public office holders to make use of their political will and join hands with security agencies to curb insecurity across the country. He also solicited for the continued support of the military in fighting the security challenges in the state. The Governor made this  plea when he hosted the General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigeria Army, Major General Mohammed Mohammed in his office in Minna the state capital.   Governor Sani-Bello said the increasing wave of…