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Hausa/Fulani Emirs and Politicians on the run from Northern Nigeria, ask Police for protection

Posted by: Tony Akowe, Kaduna Austine Tsenzughul Bauchi Last week’s abduction of former Petroleum Minister, Dr. Shettima Ali Monguno, by suspected members of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has sparked a wave of relocation by prominent northerners from cities like Kaduna, Kano and Bauchi. The 92-year-old former Petroleum Minister was released on Monday last week. Many who are yet to relocate have asked for protection from the police and other security agencies.Some have simply restricted their movements for fear of the unknown.

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Breakdown of Law and Order in Nigeria: Police death toll rises to 88 in Nasarawa-Jonathan Cuts Foreign trip

Published on Friday, 10 May 2013  Written by Hir Joseph (Lafia), Isiaka Wakili, Abdulkadir Badsha Mukhtar & Misbahu Bashir (Abuja) A man who claimed to be a member of the Ombatse cult group that killed dozens of policemen in Nasarawa State on Tuesday said yesterday they acted in self defence, as authorities announced a sharp rise of the death toll in the violence. Officials at the Dalhatu Araf Specialists Hospital in Lafia said they received bodies of 88 security men who were killed while on their way to raid the cult’s shrine, following reports that they were forcefully initiating people into the cult.

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Boko Haram gets sponsorship from Arabs, FG tells court

By IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI ABUJA—Federal Government, yesterday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that investigations revealed that the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, received sponsor-ship from another terrorist organisation based in Algeria. The Federal Government, which made the disclosure on a day the high court commenced trial of one of alleged kingpins of the sect, Kabiru Umar, a.k.a Kabiru Sokoto(pictured here), who allegedly masterminded the Christmas day bomb blast that killed about 44 persons and wounded 75 others at St. Theresa’s Catholic

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‘How we attack and rape Grand Mothers in Igboland’-Confessions of jobless 18 year old rapist

From Lawrence Njoku EVERYONE who heard his confession on Tuesday, after he was arrested by the Police in Enugu while on a failed rape mission, agreed that it was a major breakthrough in the fight against the rape of old women in Opi Town, Nsukka Local Council of Enugu State. For some time now, the peaceful town has been on the negative side of the news following the activities of young boys whose ages range between 18 and 22 years, who waylay and rape old women. Shamefully, most of the old women and widows being raped are grandmothers as well as those old enough to be their mothers.

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Tension in Ibadan market over alleged Boko Haram killings of Yoruba Traders

Jide Jegede Published May 7, 2013 Three Yoruba traders from the biggest market in Ibadan were shot dead in Hausa/Fulani Islamic controlled Northern Nigeria where they went for business. There was palpable tension at the popular Bodija Market, Ibadan on Tuesday as the traders protested the alleged killing of four of their colleagues by Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, Borno State on Sunday.The victims, identified simply as Nihas, Fatai a.k.a Coach, Alaba, and Amodu were allegedly shot dead by unidentified gunmen two kilometers to Dikua Village, their destination, when they traveled to the Borno State capital to buy millet products.

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Mountain of Dead Bodies-Military hunt and kill policy out of control

Written by Adam Nossiter, New York Times MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A fresh load of battered corpses arrived, 29 of them in a routine delivery by the Nigerian military to the hospital morgue here. Unexpectedly, three bodies started moving. “They were not properly shot,” recalled a security official here. “I had to call the J.T.F.” — the military’s joint task force — “and they gunned them down.” Adam Nossiter/The New York Times: The hospital morgue in Maiduguri, Nigeria, where large numbers of bodies have been brought.

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Gunmen Kill 20 Police Officers In Nasarawa in lawless Northern Nigeria

Posted by: Channels Television Gunmen on Wednesday attacked police officers in Alakio village, 10kilometres from Lafia, the state capital, killing no fewer than 20 police officers. According to the Commissioner of Police in Nasaarawa state, Mr Akeri Mame, the victims were going about their lawful duty of dislodging some criminal abode before they were hit by gun shots from the unidentified gunmen.