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*Nigeria Police Force Extradite Abdulrashid Maina to Nigeria*

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*Nigeria Police Force Extradite Abdulrashid Maina to Nigeria*

NaijaNews Nigeria reports that the Nigeria Police Force has extradited Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), today, 3rd December, 2020, to Nigeria from Niamey, Niger Republic, where he was arrested having been declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction over a pending criminal trial against him.

This online news medium gathered that Abdulrashid Maina was arrested on 30th November, 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart. The team from INTERPOL Nigeria, led by the Commissioner of Police INTERPOL, CP Garba Umar, having completed the necessary documentation requirements and other extradition processes, flew the wanted former Pension Boss, Maina into Nigeria aboard an NPF Jet 5N-HAR and landed at exactly 1417Hrs (Nigerian Time).

Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni while applauding the trans-national/inter-agency collaborations that led to the successful arrest and extradition of the wanted fugitive, assures that necessary legal actions will follow immediately.

*Nigerian Army holds spiritual warfare seminar December 3.

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NaijaNews Nigeria reports the Second Edition of the Nigerian Army Spiritual Warfare Seminar is scheduled to hold on Thursday 3 December 2020 by 8:00am, at Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Asokoro, in Abuja.

This online news medium gathered that the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion.

It would be recalled that the Nigerian Army spiritual warfare seminar is a programme organized by the Chaplain and Islamic Directorates of the Nigerian Army in the year 2019.

The programme is expected to sensitize and mobilize religious/spiritual leaders to enlighten and educate their followers on the true and correct tenets of islamic and Christian religions so as not to be easily brainwashed by the devilish and wicked teachings of Boko haram’s ideology.

The seminar is also intended to stimulate renewed vigour to finding ways of curtailing and tackling Boko haram’s extremism and recruitment drive using counter narratives, knowing fully well that terrorism is about battle of inner consciousness/the struggle for winning the hearts and minds of the people.

Twitter bans content that ‘dehumanizes’ race, ethnicity.

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Twitter bans content that ‘dehumanizes’ race, ethnicity

NaijaNews Nigeria
December 3, 2020

NaijaNews Nigeria reports that Twitter is expanding its rules on hateful content by banning comments that dehumanize people on the basis of race or ethnicity

Twitter said Wednesday it was expanding its definition of hateful content to ban language which “dehumanizes” people on the basis of race, ethnicity or national origin.

The move announced by the messaging platform is the latest to refine its definition of abusive and harmful content which has led to a backlash against social networks.

It said the latest update is based on feedback since it published expanded rules on hateful content in 2019.

“While we encourage people to express themselves freely on Twitter, abuse, harassment and hateful conduct continue to have no place on our service,” a blog post from the Twitter safety team said.

“Today, we are further expanding our hateful conduct policy to prohibit language that dehumanizes people on the basis of race, ethnicity, or national origin.”

The micro blog said it would remove offending tweets when they are reported, and offered examples such as describing a particular ethnic group as “scum” or “leeches.”

“If an account repeatedly breaks the Twitter rules, we may temporarily lock or suspend the account,”the company said.

Twitter and Facebook both stepped up enforcement of policies against harmful and hateful content during the US election campaign, in many cases limiting the reach of comments by President Donald Trump.

Renewed Cult Clashes In Delta- See Reasons

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Delta State
Renewed Cult Clashes In Delta- See Reasons.

 

Naija News Nigeria reports that there had been several renewed cult clashes in Delta State, read to find out why.

 

The cult clash had seven people killed and four houses burnt in Delta State.

 

Several atrocities had happened at several times, at different locations and in different states. One killed, 2 abducted as pirates strike in Rivers.

Twelve persons were reportedly killed, two abducted, many injured and four buildings razed in Delta, Ebonyi, Rivers and Taraba states in cult-related clashes, pirates and gunmen attacks Sunday night and yesterday.

It’s difficult for cults to strike without destroying properties and or taking innocent souls. NaijaNewsngr gathered that one person was reportedly killed and four buildings razed in what appeared to be renewed clash between members of the Aye and Mafia confraternities, in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.

 

During this fracas, two other persons were also reportedly killed in two separate incidents between the warring cult groups on Sunday night and yesterday morning at Oghenevweta and Oseri street areas of Ekuigbo community.

 

This attacks that disturbed the neighborhood and caused the deaths of people are coming less than a week after a similar incident between Aye and Aro Baggers confraternities led to the death of eight persons.

 

Another victims, whose is Oghenero Oke a.k.a Last Card, who was alleged to be a member of the Mafia confraternity, was killed around Oteri old road in Oteri community, Ughelli by a resident of the community simply identified as Eloho, while two others sustained gunshot wounds.

 

Though efforts to speak with the state Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onowakpoyeya, were fruitless, a security source at the Ughelli Police Area Command disclosed that the victim had an altercation with Eloho, who was having an intimate relationship with his elder sister.

 

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “Angered by the death of the victim, his friends stormed the family house and shop of Eloho’s parent and burnt it down.

 

INSECURITY: “Killings of farmers in Borno State is so scary…”- Senate Spokesperson

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INSECURITY: “Killings of farmers in Borno State is so scary…”- Senate Spokesperson.

 

Naija News Nigeria reports that the Senate spokesperson has admittedly said the Killing in Borno is indeed very scary.

 

Senator Basiru Ajibola, whose the lawmaker representing Osun Central Senatorial District, yesterday, took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress, APC, led Federal Government over the poor handling of the security challenges saying it has not done well.

In his reaction to the massacre of farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, Ajibola, who is the Senate spokesperson, was dumbfounded and restated his call for overhauling the country’s security architecture and urged the executive arm to look into the propriety of retaining the Service Chiefs.

 

This was expressed by him when he was Speaking on a radio programme tagged: ‘Frank Talk’ in Osogbo, Osun State, he said the Federal Government has not done well in securing the lives and property of Nigerians.

 

Senator Basiru in his words said: “I will say this with all modesty, humility that I am afraid and in line with my oath to the constitution, our government is not doing well at all in the area of security. Section 14 of the Constitution stated that security and welfare should be the primary purpose of government.

 

You will discover that security is even mentioned before welfare, a society that is not secure cannot talk about welfare. Our administration, I am not blaming anybody, I am blaming us as an institution, we have not done well in the area of security which brought about all this anomalies in the country.

 

“We have not done what we ought to do. The killings of farmers in Borno State is so scary that I find it very hard to sleep, it is scary when you see innocent farmers been brought down in those circumstances.

 

Five Children Missing from the Stella Obasanjo Motherless Children’s Home.

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Five Children Missing from the Stella Obasanjo Motherless Children’s Home

Posted by NaijaNews Nigeria | 2 December 2020 |

NaijaNews Nigeria reported that Five children are missing mysteriously from the Stella Obasanjo Motherless Children’s Home in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

This online news medium gathered that the five children were said to have disappeared from the facility last Thursday night into thin air and their whereabouts have still not been traced by the Ogun State Government the owner and operator of the orphanage home.

However, the state government said it has reported the incident concerning five children that allegedly escaped from the centre to the police since Friday after discovering the children got missing on Thursday night.

Speaking on the matter, the state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Abdulwaheed Odusile, explained that the state government is on top of the situation as the department in charge of the Home has reported the matter to the police.

Odusile also said it was noteworthy that the children at the facility do not have free access to go out of the premises as there is no such thoroughfare and are strictly monitored.

According to him, it was shocking and most surprising that they found their way out of the premises.

He added that the state government has taken steps to bring them back into the home as the matter was promptly reported to the police and all those on duty on the night of the incident were promptly queried, stressing that the government has also sent signals to all required quarters in order to establish the truth behind the saga.

The commissioner emphasised that the government of Prince Dapo Abiodun would not in any way condone any injustice, especially when it concerns the welfare of children in Ogun State.

Odusile said: “We are very much in touch with all the agencies of the government concerned. We are conducting our own investigations to establish the facts. We want the public to rest assured that we shall leave no stone unturned to unravel the truth.

“The authorities concerned were duly notified and the police were informed. We did not just report the case to the police, we went a step further to issue queries to everyone on duty that night. If need be, we will set up a panel to further look into the matter, but we want the police to continue their investigation before we take any further step.

“Ogun State is a no-go-area for criminal minded individuals. If it is established that some of our staff were involved in any shady deal, they would be promptly brought to book. We live in a society where we allow the law to take its course,” he said. (The Nation).

Boko Haram leader gives reason for killing farmers, issues new warning.

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Boko Haram leader gives reason for killing farmers, issues new warning.

By NaijaNwes Nigeria                     December 2, 2020

 

NaijaNews Nigeria reports that, Abubakar Shekau’s faction of Boko Haram, has released a video claiming responsibility for the killing of at least 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari.

This online news medium gathered that in the video obtained by HumAngle, Shekau said the farmers were killed for collaborating with the Nigerian army.

According to him, some of the farmers arrested its members and handed them to the Nigerian military.

“You think you can arrest our brother and hand him to soldiers and live in peace.

“You think Allah will forget what you have done to our brother.

The Boko haram leader warned that the same fate will behold those in collaboration with the army if they don’t repent.

“This message is for those who notoriously nab our brethren and hand them to the military or give them a clue on us.

“You should know that, unless you repent, what happened to your people is awaiting you,” a masked commander of the group warned in the video.

Police Academy Fixes New Dates For Screening Of 8th Regular Course – NAOSRE

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Police Academy Fixes New Dates For Screening Of 8th Regular Course – NAOSRE

Nigeria News Nigerian gathered that the Police said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 8th Regular Course on January 9.

This online news medium gathered that the spokesperson for the academy, N. Habib, an assistant superintendent of police, made the disclosure in a press statement issued and made available to National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE.

The screening will begin at the academy with candidates from Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, FCT Abuja, Ekiti, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo from January 9 to January 15.

It said candidates from the states who passed the aptitude test conducted should proceed to Wudil at the appropriate date, where the academy is located, for the screening.

The statement explained that the shortlisted candidates would undergo medical and physical screening.

It noted that screening for candidates from Abia, Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Enugu, Gombe, Imo, Jigawa, Kano, Kastina, Kebbi and Nasarrawa would hold between 16 and 22, 2020; Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Kaduna, Niger, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara, January 23 to January 29.

The candidates were also directed to come with the original and photocopies of their credentials, passport photographs, certificate of indigeneship authenticated by the state government and a pair of white canvass shoes, white vest, white shirts and socks.

The statement added, “All candidates will be subjected to medical examination/fitness test at the venue; Note that parents/guardians will not be allowed into the academy during the exercise.”

Oyo CP Issues Strong Warnings To Okada Riders,

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Oyo CP Issues Strong Warnings To Okada Riders,

Naija News Nigeria reports that the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc, having observed and evaluated futuristic trend of the dastardly acts evident in the killing, burning and vandalisation of Police men and facilities respectively during the EndSARS protests, called a meeting with the leaders of various Motorcycle and Tricycle Riders Association in the state on Wednesday November 25, 2020.

This online news medium gathered that the meeting which was a symposium to entreat leaders of the aforementioned associations to preach the existence of institutions responsible for ensuring justice and to discourage them from taking laws into their hands, civic obligations such as supporting the Police when the need arises with tangible information towards the preservation of law and order, prevention of crime and apprehension of offenders were topics worthy of note from this meeting.

One would have concluded the meeting was sufficient enough a drastic measure towards ensuring the breakdown of law and order is being brought to the barest minimal or at least is in no way connected to the aforementioned association, but the reverse is the case.

Investigation and intelligence gathering reveals that Idi Ogungun the first and the oldest colonial Police station in Western Region of Nigeria, built in 1926, that stood as a monumental site and Agodi police posts were burnt and vandalized respectively on Tuesday November 24, 2020 as a result of the rift between men of the Correctional Service and bike men stationed at bus-stop gate area, was the result of the collective efforts of both bike men and men from the gate spare part market despite all effort to put them to order by the Police men on ground who came only for the preservation of law and order and were in no way connected to the feud on that faithful day.
Consequent upon this.

The Commissioner of Police observed the turnout of event with grave dismay and disappointment and has decided to issue strong warnings to bike men, tricylists, traders and artisans alike at the gate market and across the length and breadth of the state.

Whoever is found or linked with the commission or omission, direct or indirect resemblance to the dastardly act of brigandage and carnage to Police men, facilities and properties of Police men will maximally face the full wrath of the law.

The CP wishes to assure the law abiding people of Oyo state that effort to bring normalcy to the security of the state is at top speed and there is no course for alarm, he urges the good people of Oyo state to collaborate and give credible information that can lead to apprehension of criminal elements before crime is committed.

He also assures that maximum security measures has been emplaced in all nooks and crannies within and outside Ibadan metropolis to ensure hitch free celebration during this Yuletide period and beyond.

SP. Fadeyi Olugbenga
Police Public Relations Officer
For: Commissioner of Police
Oyo State Command.

Zabarmari Massacre: Military Was Aware and they Did Nothing- Residents

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Zabarmari Massacre
Zabarmari Massacre
Zabarmari Massacre: Military Was Aware and they Did Nothing– Residents

Naija News Nigeria reports that the residents of Zabarmari have said that the military was informed about a possible attack but did nothing to avert the massacre.

 

This online news medium recall that Boko Haram terrorists at the weekend rounded up over 43 farmers on rice fields and slit their throats.

 

A total of 43 bodies were recovered in one location after the attack. Bodies recovered from other locations have raised the death toll to 110.

 

One of the surviving villagers, Abubakar Salihu, who spoke to newsmen Sunday said the attack could have been averted if the military had taken timely action.

 

He said they foresaw danger after they arrested one of the Boko Haram terrorists and handed him to security operatives.

 

“We informed military beforehand that our members sighted Boko Haram in large numbers but nothing was done about it.

 

“It was a sad day for us in Zabarmari; it could have been averted but the military failed to act on the information we gave them,” he said.

 

Another rice farmer, Mohammed Alhaji, said the victims were busy harvesting rice when the insurgents summoned and assembled them.

 

“It was a deliberate act to ensure that we do not harvest our farm produce. We need the federal government to assist us and secure our lives,” he said.

 

It was gathered that about two weeks ago, troops and members of the vigilante also arrested some Boko Haram fighters around the affected communities.

 

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