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Troops rescue 848 kidnapped victims, kill ISWAP commander

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The Defence Headquarters on Thursday announced that no fewer than 848 kidnapped Nigerians were rescued by troops during various operations across the country in the last three weeks.

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Speaking during a briefing in Abuja, the Director, Defence Media Operations, General Benard Onyeuko, also said troops killed a prominent Islamic State of West Africa Province Commander, Abubakar Dan-Buduma.

He added that the terrorists’ informants and logistics suppliers were also arrested in different theatres of operations between April 7 and 28, 2022.

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Onyeuko said, “Troops neutralised 23 terrorists, rescued 619 civilians, and arrested 19 terrorists. Troops responded to a distress call of terrorists’ attack at Wanzamai in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

“Troops mobilised to the village and engaged the terrorist where scores of the terrorists were killed. In the cause of the operation troops rescued 32 women and 18 children.

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“Also, within the period under review, troops recovered 592 rustled cattle. Troops also rescued 179 civilians, neutralized 62 terrorists and apprehended 100 terrorists.

“The land component of Operation Hadin Kai with support of the air components conducted an offensive operation in Arina Woje in Marte Local Government Area of Borno state and neutralized a prominent Islamic State of West Africa Province Commander Abubakar Dan-Buduma and scores of the terrorists.

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“Also, a notorious informant and logistic supplier to the Islamic State of West Africa Mallam Abba Sidi Lawan was arrested at Auno town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno state.

“Similarly, troops arrested Abdurrazaq Hudu a logistics supplier of Islamic State of West Africa Province at Mutum Biyu village in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba state.”

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Onyeuko also said a total number of 1,158 terrorists and their families comprising 164 men, 367 women and 627 children surrendered to troops in the last three weeks.

He said all recovered items, rescued and apprehended terrorists were handed over to the appropriate authorities for further action.

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Cumulatively, 7,732,000 litres of crude oil and 10,821,605 litres of AGO were recovered.

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VeekiRoyce Set To Splash Thousands On Fans To Celebrate Her New Single “Oba”

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VeekiRoyce Set To Splash Thousands On Fans To Celebrate Her New Single

Veekiroyce, Nigeria gospel artiste currently trending with her hit single “On God”  has finally revealed her intentions to help few fans in what she tagged #Obagiveawaychallenge.

 

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Veekiroyce who suddenly got into lime light in December last year with “On God” has taken to her Instagram handle to reveal her plans on celebrating her new single “OBA” .

 

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VeekiRoyce Set To Splash Thousands On Fans To Celebrate Her New Single

 

With this move, veekiroyce is set to become amongst the few gospel artiste to run an online give away in recent time.

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Follow @veekiroyce for the cash splash..

 

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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday May 17, destroyed over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10 million at Ewu-Elepe Dump Site, Ikorodu.

 

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The drugs were intercepted by RRS officials on patrol of Mile 2 around 4:00 am on 3rd of April, 2022.

 

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Present at the site of the destruction were the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, DCP Ahmed Kontangora, Commander RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, and  representatives of the NDLEA, NAFDAC, KAI, LSNC, etc.

 

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Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos Police destroy over 4000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10m in Lagos

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Homeless ex-convict arrested for shooting father of five to death in park

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Homeless ex-convict arrested for shooting father of five to death in park

A homeless ex-convict has been arrested for shooting a 62-year-old father of five to death in a Bronx park, New York five months ago.

 

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Ricardo Ferguson, 36, is charged with murder, manslaughter and gun possession for the December 5 shooting of Robert Brown, 62 (pictured above)

Ferguson and another man got into an argument with the victim inside Aqueduct Walk Park, and then allegedly shot him in the head, police said on Tuesday, May 5.

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Before he was shot Brown was sitting on a park bench just steps from home.

After he was shot First emergency responders found him face down on the ground, he was rushed to hospital but it was too late as he couldn’t be saved

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Brown’s family said they couldn’t understand why anyone would kill the  father of five who was well liked by everyone in the community.

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“My brother was loving and giving,” said his sister, Tina Brown, 48. “He would help anyone. He was just catching some air in the park. This is unbelievable.”

Police revealed that Ferguson had about eight previous arrests and he was released from prison in Sept. 2020 after serving time for gun possession.

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