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Account Freezing: EFCC, First Bank Accused of Violating Court Order – EPCICS

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Shareholders of Eleme Petrochemical Co-operatives Investment and Credit Society Limited (EPCICS) have accused the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of violating court order granted them to access their account with First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Ltd. The Society in a document obtained, also accused EFCC of harassment, intimidation and infringement on the rights of

2021 Eid-El-Fitr: Plateau Police Command beefs-up security to ensure crime-free celebration

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Plateau State Police Command, in its quest to have a hitch-free Sallah celebration, has fine-tuned strategies to ensure a crime-free Eid-El-Fitr celebration across the State. In view of this, the Command wishes to remind members of the public that the Federal and State Governments’ safety directives on Covid-19 pandemic are still in

ACF calls for full open investigation into arrested Helicopter

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for full, open and transparent investigation into the arrested helicopter reportedly dropping supplies to bandits. ACF, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Emmanuel Yawe, on Tuesday in Kaduna, stated that it’s convinced that full open and transparent investigation on the order of the President would clear

Nigerian Shippers Council commissions Office Complex in Jos

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Plateau State is said to be known hub for solid mineral resources, such as tin, platinum, zinc, iron ore and so on, and the temperate climate of the State supports certain agricultural produce. This statement was echoed by Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, in Jos on Friday, at the official commissioning of

Gumi reveals Nigerians who intervened in Afaka 27 students’ freedom

…Says, “No more killing of Greenfield students, negotiation ongoing.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna An Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said that bandits have agreed not to kill the remaining students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, who are still in their captivity. The bandits had threatened to kill the students in captivity last Tuesday, if their parents failed to pay

Many killed, injured, kidnapped as bandits attack Churches in Kaduna

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Many have reportedly killed, injured and kidnapped by armed bandits in fresh brutal attacks in Gwagwada community, Chikun local government area of Kaduna State. The bandits allegedly stormed two churches, including Baptist Church, at a place called Lukuru Village and a “white garment” Church at Gwagwada Road in the wile hours of Wednesday,

Nigeria Female Journalist kidnapped in Adamawa State

…Police confirmed the incident. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Gunmen believed to be kidnappers have abducted a six-month nursing mother and female journalist from her resident on the outskirts of Yola, the capital of Adamawa State of Nigeria. The journalist, Amra Ahmed Diska, is the News Editor with Adamawa State Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), located in Mbamba community in Yola. Earlier, insider sources

Kaduna: Troops rescue 13 kidnapped victims in Chikun LG

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Troops have reportedly rescued 13 kidnapped persons from bandits in Gwagwada, Chikun local government area of Kaduna State, commissioner internal security and home affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, has revealed. In a statement on Wednesday, Mr Aruwan indicated that the 13 citizens, originally from Dutse, went to work at a farm called Tanadi Farm, which

We paid bandits through Sheikh Gumi – Afaka Student’s Mother reveals

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Penultimate to the release of the abducted Afaka 39 students, controversy had ensued, as a mother of one of the abducted students had made a stunning revelation against the revered Sheikh Dr. Mahmud Gumi, saying they contributed and paid N800,000 to the bandits through him. The student’s mother, who revealed that the Afaka 39

Afaka 29 Abducted Students Regain Freedom; Kaduna Givt rejoices with freed Afaka students

by Achadu Gabriei, Kaduna Circumstances surrounding the release of 29 abducted Afaka students are yet to be announced. It’s on note, however, that parents and other students of the institution had on Tuesday sought the intervention of the National Assembly over the development. Recalled that about 40 students of College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna State, were