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Owo church attack: DHQ clarifies identifies of arrested suspects, says Kuje prison escapee Idris Ojo was planning terrorist attacks on selected targets

Owo church attack: DHQ clarifies identifies of arrested suspects, says Kuje prison escapee Idris Ojo was planning terrorist attacks on selected targets

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has revealed details of masterminds of June 5 attack on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo state.    The DHQ in a statement on Wednesday, August 10, stated that four among the terrorists who carried out the attack were arrested at Eika, Okehi LGA, Kogi State …

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It would be too sad if you fail to appreciate government’s effort – Aregbesola tells Nigerians after Kuje prison attack

It would be too sad if you fail to appreciate government

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has reacted to the attack on Kuje custodial centre by suspected terrorists few days ago.    Describing the attack and others as a “fallout” of the Federal Government’s success against terrorism during a tour of correctional centres in Lagos on Tuesday July 12, Aregbesola insisted that insurgents have been decimated …

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Osinachi’s husband and Wadume didn’t escape after Kuje prison attack, they are still in custody – NCoS

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The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has dismissed reports that Peter Nwachukwu, husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi, and suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala a.k.a. Wadume, disappearing after Kuje prison was attacked by suspected terrorists days ago.    Public Relations Officer of the Service, Umar Abubakar said on Tuesday July …

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Governments don’t stop working because nations face terrorist threats – Presidency counters Nigerians criticizing president Buhari for leaving for Senegal hours after Kuje prison attack

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The Presidency has responded to Nigerians who have criticized President Buhari for leaving for Senegal hours after the terrorist attack on Kuje prison.   In a brief statement released on social media, the Presidency said governments do not stop working because nations face terrorist threats.  ”The Presidency wishes to use this …

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ISWAP claims responsibility for Kuje Prison attack, releases video of their men engaging in gun fight at the prison

ISWAP claims responsibility for Kuje Prison attack, releases video of their men engaging in gun fight at the prison

The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for the attack on Kuje Prison in Abuja on Tuesday night, July 5.   In a video shared online on Wednesday evening, the terrorist showed some of its men shooting their way into the facility. Tens of fighters were seen marching …

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FG reveals that about 600 inmates escaped after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Kuje prison

FG reveals that about 600 inmates escaped after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Kuje prison

The Federal Government has revealed that about 600 inmates escaped from the Kuje Correctional Centre after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked the facility on Tuesday evening.   Channels Television reported that Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Mr Shuaibu Belgore who visited the facility today July 6, disclosed that over 300 of …

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Calm has been restored to Kuje facility and the situation is under control – Prison spokesperson

Calm has been restored to Kuje facility and the situation is under control - Prison spokesperson

The spokesperson for the Nigerian Correctional Service, AD Umar, has confirmed last night’s attack on the Kuje correctional center in Abuja, adding that the situation has been controlled.   Unknown gunmen stormed the facility at about 10pm and opened fire as well as detonated some bombs.   Confirming the incident, Umar …

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