The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the call on Tuesday in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi after visiting the Internally Displaced Persons camp in the area.
The minister stated this on Monday in Abakaliki, during the inspection of prison blocks been built by the Ebonyi Government and other facilities at the Abakaliki prison.
Gunmen on Tuesday attacked Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State, killing 39 people, injuring and displacing many others.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday said it would deploy about 5000 personnel from its Agro-Rangers Unit to protect farmers and their investment from attacks by criminals, especially kidnappers.
Gana said that about 1,100 of the personnel were selected from Borno and 100 from Yobe and Gombe corps.
The Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), gave the assurance on Tuesday when he received a delegation from the West African Police Information System, led by the Executive Director, Interpol Police Services,…
The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), who stated this in Abuja, urged the Nigeria Immigration Service to be on the alert.
NAN correspondent who visited the prison in company of the Nigeria Prisons Service reports that the Federal Government replaced the old and dilapidating buildings with newly constructed 36 cell building.
Dambazau said 180 are still at large but will be arrested soon with he cooperation of other security agencies.
The other two appoitees are Dr Aminu Ahmed Sadiq, a retired Assistant Comptroller of Customs as Zannah Kano and Alhaji Habibu Bello Dankade as Fagacin Kano respectively.
Dambazau said the ministerial meeting would come up with solutions to the challenges posed by the recurrent conflicts between herders and farmers in the region.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the minister spoke after decorating a newly-promoted Deputy Comptroller General of Immigration, Juliet Fariku, at the agency’s headquarters.
Dambazzau said: “The Federal Government is worried over continuous killings, kidnappings and cattle rustling by armed bandits in Birnin-Gwari and is already mapping out strategies to nab the bandits responsible.”
The biggest concession made so far is the release of Hussaini Maitangaran, who spearheaded several deadly attacks in Kano, including Central Mosque attack, which killed more than 1,000 people. He was arrested by the DSS on 31th August 2017.…
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Tuesday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement issued by Julie Ejiofor, Director Overseeing the Office of the Permanent Secretary.…
Dambazau made the disclosure when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in his office in Port Harcourt.