RESIDENTS WORRY AS DAURA DISTRICT HEAD WHO IS BUHARI’S IN-LAW SPENDS 53 DAYS WITH BANDITS

By Bashir Bello Residents of Daura  in Katsina state, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari have expressed fears over the safety of their District Head, Mallam Musa Uba who was kidnapped about 53 days ago. Musa was kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in front of his house in Daura after observing the evening prayer. The gunmen numbering six in a blue Peugeot car stormed the area shooting sporadically into the air to scare the people away before they forcefully whisked him away to an unknown destination.…

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43DAYS LATER, BUHARI’S KIDNAPPED IN-LAW AND KATSINA TRADITIONAL RULER STILL MISSING

Police authorities in Katsina State said they have made some arrests and recoveries in the ongoing investigation into the abduction of Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba. Daily Trust reports that it is now 43 days since the senior traditional title holder was abducted by armed gunmen on May 1, in front of his residence along Daurama Road in the ancient city of Daura, after Magrib prayers. The Spokesman of Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who said arrests and discoveries were made, however, did  not name those arrested…

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ONE MONTH AFTER ABDUCTORS REFUSE TO RELEASE DAURA MONARCH, WHO IS BUHARI’S IN-LAW

FEMI MAKINDE and OLAIDE OYELUDE The District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, who was kidnapped in front of his house has spent one month in the captivity of his abductors. Umar, who is the district head of President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, Daura, was kidnapped on May 1. His abductors allowed him to contact his family the day he was abducted, but nothing has been heard either from him or his captors since that time. However, the police have said they are still making efforts to rescue him with others in the…

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WHAT BUHARI WILL DO IN HIS SECOND TERM- GARBA SHEHU

There will be speedy trials, convictions for corruption cases Ahead of Wednesday’s swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, the presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in this interview unveils key things the president will do in his second term. The president will be sworn in for a second term on Wednesday. What should Nigerians except? Nigerians should expect renewed vigour and greater commitment of the president to the implementation of his campaign promises. His second term will be a consolidation on the gains and successes recorded during his…

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FG CONFIRMS ARRESTS OF SUSPECTS IN BUHARI’S MISSING IN-LAW’S CASE

Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff The Federal Government on Thursday confirmed the arrest of principal suspects in the abduction of the District Head of Daura in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar. The Chief of Naval Staff, ‎Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, confirmed the arrest of principal suspects implicated in the incident, while addressing State House correspondents at the end of a security meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was presided by President Muhammadu Buhari. Umar, who is also the father-in-law to Buhari’s Aide-de-Camp, Col.…

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IN KATSINA, HUNT FOR ABDUCTED BUHARI IN-LAW CONTINUES

OLAIDE OYELUDE The police have dispatched the Tactical Squad of the Inspector-General of Police, the counter-terrorism unit and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, among other security agencies to free the Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, who was kidnapped by gunmen in the town on Wednesday. The Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Gambo Isah, who spoke with SUNDAY PUNCH on Friday, however, said the efforts had not been able to secure the release of the monarch. He said, “We are still on the trail of the abductors but…

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KIDNAPPERA OF BUHARI’S IN-LAW CONTACT HIS FAMILY

How kidnappers escaped after gun duel with police Abductors of Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, have contacted his family several hours after kidnapping him, Daily Trust learnt from credible sources yesterday. The Magajin Gari, a senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, was abducted in front of his house in the ancient city of Daura shortly after Maghrib prayers on Wednesday. “The abductors of the Magajin Gari, who switched off his handsets after taking him away, linked him up with his family and they…

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KATSINA POLICE SPEAKS ON ABDUCTION OF BUHARI’S IN-LAW IN DAURA

The Police in Katsina State have described how the Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar, was abducted from his palace on Wednesday. The Magajin Yari Daura is a younger brother of the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, and by the traditional title, he is expected to succeed his elder brother as Emir. Buhari’s Aide De Camp (ADC) is married to the daughter of the abducted Magajin Yari Daura. Addressing newsmen in Katsina yesterday, spokesman for the state police command, Gambo Isah, in a statement described the efforts being made to rescue…

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MINUTE BY MINUTE: HOW BUHARI’S IN-LAW AS ABDUCTED IN DAURA

How gunmen abducted Buhari’s in-law in Daura Security operatives search for kidnappers A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night. The traditional ruler, who holds the title of Magajin Garin Daura, is a retired Customs Controller and a cousin of the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar. A witness, who simply identified himself as Malam Abdullahi, told the Daily Trust that the gunmen stormed the residence of…

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