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Police begin rescue operations for abducted Zamfara school girls

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Pope Condemns Mass Abduction Of Nigeria Schoolgirls

The Police say they have started a coordinated search-and-rescue operation for the 300 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara, Abducted by gunmen on Friday.

The Force Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, made the statement on Friday in Abuja.

Mba said the search-and-rescue operation, involving the deployment of both ground and aerial assets, was aimed at locating and rescuing the students.

He said the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had ordered the immediate deployment of two operational surveillance helicopters to Zamfara.

He added that the deployment was a reinforcement for personnel of “Operation Puff Adder II’’ earlier deployed in the state.

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Mba said the move was to support the Police Command in Zamfara to combat banditry, kidnapping and other related crimes.

The police spokesman said Adamu condemned the barbaric and callous abduction of the innocent female students.

He pledged that the police and other security forces would not relent until the abducted students were successfully rescued and reunited with their families.

Mba said the joint rescue operation was being carried out by the police, the military and other members of the law enforcement community with support from Zamfara State government and other stakeholders.

He called for calm and enjoined the public, particularly the people of Zamfara, not to hesitate in availing the Police and the law enforcement community with useful information that could assist in the rescue of the schoolgirls.

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Police Rescue 15 Kidnapped Persons in Kaduna State

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Police Rescue 15 Kidnapped Persons in Kaduna State

The police command in Kaduna State has rescued 15 kidnapped persons and recovered 32 cows.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said this in a statement on Sunday in Kaduna.

Jalige said that on April 9, gunmen suspected to be bandits blocked Buruku Birnin Gwari Road around Unguwan Yako forest in an attempt to kidnap occupants of two Volkswagen salon cars.

He said that the drivers of the vehicles sustained varying degrees of injuries and were receiving treatment.

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Jalige said that the remaining victims have been profiled and subsequently reunited with their respective families.
He said rigorous patrol and manhunt for the fleeing bandits Were of topmost priority to the command.

He Further Stated that on April 8, the command received an intelligence report indicating that some bandits were sighted around Dutsin Gaya village in Kajuru Local Government Area, moving large herds of cattle strongly suspected to be have been rustled.

Jalige reassured of the command’s relentless effort in securing public space As well as creatIng an enabling environment for legitimate business to thrive in the state.

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Four killed, UN facilities burnt as Boko Haram attack Borno community

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Boko Haram insurgents attack Dapchi community yobe state

Four killed, UN facilities burnt, vehicles stolen as Boko Haram attack Borno community.

The attack was mostly targeted at the UN and NGO facilities in Damasak. A police station and a hospital were also attacked.

 

 

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We Will Get Rid of Terrorists in No Distant Time – Chief of Air Staff

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We Will Get Rid of Terrorists in No Distant Time – Chief of Air Staff

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has expressed confidence that the Nigerian Air Force will drive out terrorists and other criminal elements in Nigeria in no distant time.

He gave the assurance during an Easter Lunch with the personnel of 013 Quick Response Force Minna, where he commiserated with families and colleagues of the three Airmen who lost their lives in Allawa operations on 1st April 2021.

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Air Marshal Amao reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Air Force towards ensuring that insurgency and armed banditry are put to an end.

He told them not to relent in their dedication and hard work towards achieving the mandate of protection of lives and properties of Nigerians.
The NAF boss stated that efforts are ongoing to recover the crashed NAF Alpha Jet Aircraft which was declared missing on 31st March 2021.

According to him, the claim that the jet was shot down by the insurgents is false.

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