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Missing community leaders in Kaduna under investigation

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Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, has said, the military and the police are making findings as to what led to the disappearance of three community leaders in Atyap Chiefdom of the Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of the state.

According to the commissioner, the community leaders went missing after attending a dispute resolution meeting on Sunday.

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The commissioner also explained that during the meeting, financial compensation was made for the destruction of farm produce by cattle under the watch of a herder, as reported to the state government by security agencies.

The three missing community leaders are Ardo Pate Kurmi (Wakilin Fulanin Atyap Chiefdom), Ardo Muhammadu Anchau and Yakubu Muhammadu.

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Aruwan said, “According to the feedback, the Secretary to the District Head of Gora, Ayuba Bungon, and others who attended the successful meeting went missing while traveling in his vehicle. The car was later found vandalised and empty.

“Troops on a search-and-rescue mission later that night found the secretary and handed him safely to the police. Some arms and ammunition were also recovered in the general area in the course of search and rescue.

“Moreover, two other leaders who went missing were reported to have escaped from their captors on Monday and were also found by troops conducting search operations. They were identified as Yusuf Dauda and Gomna Audu.

“The two, according to the military, were confirmed to be in a good state of health and handed over to the police.”

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[BREAKING] Arms fund probe: Finally, Army chief appears before Reps

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, is currently appearing before the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the Need to Review the Purchase, Use and Control of Arms, Ammunition and Related Hardware by Military, Paramilitary and Other Law Enforcement Agencies.

The committee had no less than two times invited Attahiru and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to answer questions on the procurement of arms and ammunition.
On Friday, the committee, after a long wait, postponed the investigative hearing till Monday.

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Earlier on March 22, 2021, the committee had, after the failure by the CBN governor and the COAS to appear before it, summoned them to appear before on April 7, 2021.

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Three Alledged Bandits killed in katsina State

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Three Alledged Bandits killed in katsina State

Three gunmen alleged to be bandits has been killed by the residents of Magamar Jibia border community, Katsina State on Sunday.

The Residents said the gunmen had entered the community on vehicles and motorcycles around 11pm on Sunday and invaded the house of one of the residents.

The house-owner reportedly raised alarm, which prompted the community residents, who were mainly youths, to mobilize and confront the bandits.

It was learnt that the youths overpowered the gunmen who then made a retreat to the nearby forest where they came from.

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The youths reportedly killed three of the bandits while the rest escaped to the forest.

One of the community leaders who pleaded for anonymity said, “The youths killed three of the bandits. In fact, they burnt two of the bandits to ashes while the corpse of the third bandit was removed by the police this morning (Monday).”

The Spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah was yet to react to the incident by Monday afternoon, although another community leader in the area, Gide Dahiru had confirmed the incident.

Gide said, “Yes, the bandits came on Sunday night but the residents confronted them, leading to the death of three of the bandits. The rest of the bandits escaped back to the forest.”

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Kidnapped Imo Catholic Priest Regains Freedom

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The Kidnapped Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Izu Marcell Onyeocha, has been released on Monday morning.

The Imo State Police Command spokesman, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the priest’s release.

Rev. Fr. Izu Marcell Onyeocha, was kidnapped on Sunday, April 11, 2021 along the Ihube – Okigwe highway by gunmen, after his vehicle broke down on the busy expressway Sunday night.

Orlando had told journalists that one Bissong Isa Atugu who was in the same Nissan Exterra SUV, said Fulani herdsmen allegedly took the priest away after inflicting him with machete cuts.

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