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Lebanese terrorist suspects: Court denies bail

An Abuja Federal High Court has refused bail for three Lebanese- Nigerian men accused of stockpiling weapons and plotting terrorist attacks for Hezbollah. Judge Adeniyi Ademola Adetokunbo said Mustapha Fawaz, Abdullah Tahini and Talal Roda would remain locked up in the interest of national security and promised to begin their trial soon to protect their…

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Boko Haram commander has been killed in Sokoto

A top commander of the Boko Haram sect, popularly called Buwayayye (meaning ‘untouchable’ in Hausa), has been killed and another captured yesterday in Sokoto after an eight-hour fierce gun battle between the sect and a combined team of security forces comprising soldiers and operatives of the State Security Service. The brigade commander, 1 Brigade, Brig.…

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Rivers Gov warns of looming danger

THE Rivers State Government has condemned the sudden withdrawal of soldiers from the Government House in Port Harcourt. A group of soldiers, who have been mounting guard at the Government House, were suddenly withdrawn from their posts on Wednesday, a development that caused panic among workers within the place. Speaking with The PUNCH in a…

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Amnesty panel meeting ends in a deadlock with CAN

A meeting between the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria and members of the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in North ended in deadlock on Thursday in Abuja. This came as the umbrella Christian body kicked against the composition of the committee, threatening not to accept any recommendation made…