SOUTHEAST GOVERNORS FORMALLY CREATE A SECURTY OUTFIT TO COMBAT INSECURITY

EBUBEAGU is the name of our joint security outfit with its headquarters in Enugu to coordinate our vigilante in the geo-political zone – South East Governors Read full text of the Communique… COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS AND HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES AT THE END OF THE FIRST SOUTH EAST SECURITY SUMMIT HELD IN OWERRI ON SUNDAY APRIL 11th 2021 After exhaustive discussions on the current security challenges in the South East and with valuable contributions from participants at the first South East security summit in Owerri on this…

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HOW BOKO HARAM INVADED SGF, BOSS MUSTAPHA’S VILLAGE, RENDERED 6000 HOMELESS

YOLA- Kwapre, a part of Garha, the home village of the current Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF Boss Mustapha, has been invaded by heavily armed members of the dreaded insurgents called Boko Haram. Security sources and that of ADSEMA collaborated that no fewer than 6,000 persons are displaced after Boko Haram members attacked the community which is under Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Friday night. Dr Mohammed Sulaiman, the executive secretary of the agency, announced this in Yola on Sunday, noting that the displacement affected…

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I AM SICK AND TIRED OF CCECC, SAYS AMAECHI AS HE INSPECTS LAGOS- IBADAN RAIL WORKS AGAIN

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday, criticised the China Civil Construction Company (CCECC) and its counterpart, TEAM Consortium, over their failure to complete the on-going 156km Lagos-Ibadan rail project ahead of time. Following this development, Amaechi summoned the two companies to a roundtable meeting next Wednesday in Abuja, to answer questions over their failure to deliver the project. The Minister expressed his disappointment during an inspection tour of work on the stations along the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor. Lamenting that the speed of work has reduced, he said, “We agreed with…

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WE RECEIVED CALL NOT TO REPEL THE BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON DAMASAK- MILITARY SOURCE REVEAL

A military source has explained why the Nigerian Army of 5 Brigade and 145 Battalion could not repel Boko Haram attack on Damasak town, Borno State despite heavy military presence. The military source told SaharaReporters that Brigadier General, S. S. Tilawan had asked soldiers to stay back rather than attack the terrorists who invaded Damasak town on Saturday. File photo used to illustrate story. According to him, the Boko Haram militants had come through the town where civilians are residing making it difficult for the fighter aircraft to strike. He…

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CONVICTED LAGOS PASTOR OF CCC, GENESIS GLOBAL, ISRAEL OGUNDIPE RETURNS TO CHURCH AFTER RELEASE FROM PRISON, SEE PIX

The Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Ogundipe, has been released from prison. This is as he joined members of his church for Sunday service. In a video posted on Instagram by the church, the pastor was seen leading praise and worship. Earlier this month, a court of appeal sitting in Lagos state granted post-conviction bail to Ogundipe on the ground of health conditions. Justice Olabisi Akinlade had on November 18 sentenced the popular prophet to one-year imprisonment for converting a woman’s property to…

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SOUTHEAST GOVERNORS, OHANEZE MEET IN OWERRI OVER INSECURITY IN THE ZONE, ATATCKS ON SECURITY INSTITUTIONS

Following the wave of attacks on public institutions especially the police stations in the South East zone, the five governors of the Southeast, have stormed Owerri on Sunday, to take strong decisions on the issue of insecurity in the zone. As of the time of filing this report, the closed door meeting is ongoing at the Sam Mbakwe executive chamber, in Owerri. Vanguard gathered that the governors in attendance were, Governor of Abia state, Okezuo Ikpeazu, Anambra, Willie Obiano, Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ebonyi, Dave Umahi and the host governor, Hope…

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HOW DSS, EFCC CONVERTS SEIZED PRIVATE PROPERTIES UNDER INTERIM FORFEITURE TO USE

An interim forfeiture order obtained through an “exparte order” is usually for 14 days to preserve such property (subject matter) so that it will… Security operatives occupy this property at Asokoro, Abuja Some choice property seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under interim forfeiture and investigations are now being used as accommodation and transit camps by their operatives and other security agencies in some parts of the country, Daily’s investigations reveal. Hotels and residential buildings on which permanent forfeiture orders are yet to be obtained are some…

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FG ASKS INTERPOL FOR ASSISTANCE OVER 3,471 DEADLY PRISONERS THAT ESCAPED THROUGH JAILBREAK

ENIOLA AKINKUOTU, ADELANI ADEPEGBA, TUNDE AJAJA Aregbesola The Federal Government has asked the International Criminal Police Organisation to be on the alert and lookout for the inmates who escaped in the recent jailbreaks in the country, including the most recent in Owerri, the Imo State capital. It added that the Nigerian Immigration Service had also been issued an alert, noting that the data of the inmates were being compiled and would be sent to the relevant organisations in batches so as not to delay the manhunt. A senior official with…

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GUNMEN ABDUCT 13-YR OLD BOY IN OGUN, DEMAND 50MIL RANSOM

As the police battle to rescue a doctor and a nurse kidnapped along Abeokuta-Imeko road on Wednesday night, gunmen have again invaded Obada community in Abeokuta and abducted a 13-year-old boy. DAILY POST learn that the kidnappers, dressed in military camouflage, stormed Destiny Estate in Obada-Oko, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, around 9:15 pm. The bandits shot into the air as they took away the boy, who was identified as Gbolahan Ajibola. The gunmen have since reached out to the family, demanding a ransom of N50 million before…

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NIGERIAN ARMY GET NEW DRESS CODE, SEE PICS

Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru (PHOTO CREDIT: twitter@HouseNGR) As from next week, officers and men will be dressing in their plain green jackets on Mondays and Fridays. By Nasir Ayitogo The Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, has prescribed a new dress code for officers and men of the Nigerian Army. The directive, according to military sources, was contained in a signal to all Army units and formation across Nigeria. The directive comes about three months after Mr Attahiru, a lieutenant general, assumed office. The new directive is part…

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