Tag "Task force"

    Trucks conveying almajiri children prevented from entering Cross River

Trucks conveying almajiri children prevented from entering Cross River

The Cross River government and security operatives, on Saturday, intercepted and sent back trucks carrying "30 almajiri children" at the Gakem-Benue border in the state. Betta Edu, chairperson, Cross River COVID-19 Taskforce, told NAN in Calabar that the children were sent back in the same trucks conveying them. She said the trucks were intercepted by Signor Idiege, commissioner for youths and skills [...]

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    PHOTOS: Chaos as traders, task force clash over demolition of shops in Abuja

PHOTOS: Chaos as traders, task force clash over demolition of shops in Abuja

There was chaos at Dutse market, a satellite town in the federal capital territory (FCT), on Tuesday, as traders and members of the FCT task force clashed over the demolition of shops. The task force arrived at Dutse modern market to demolish illegal structures built around complex after a quit notice was served on the traders last week. But violence broke out [...]

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    Chaos as Lagos task force breaks into homes to seize okada

Chaos as Lagos task force breaks into homes to seize okada

Officials of the Lagos state task force, on Wednesday, broke into apartments at Iyana-Ipaja area of the state to seize motorcycles. The incident, which happened at Raji Rasaki street in the area, sparked off violence as youths lit bonfires and formed barricades in the street. The youths wielding sticks protested against the action. TheCable learnt the task force team seized 10 motorcycles from [...]

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    Lagos task force discovers lion ‘used as security guard’ by Indian

Lagos task force discovers lion ‘used as security guard’ by Indian

The Lagos state task environment and special offense task force says it has discovered a lion cub being used as a security guard in a residential apartment in the state. According to The PUNCH, Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of the task force, said the two-year-old cub was discovered at No. 229, Muri Okunola Street in Victoria Island area of the state. Egbeyemi was [...]

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    Journalist imprisoned for ‘taking pictures’ of Akwa Ibom task-force officials

Journalist imprisoned for ‘taking pictures’ of Akwa Ibom task-force officials

Mary Ekere, a journalist in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly taking photos of task-force officials who were raiding a city spot. The task force is said to be under the environmental & waste management agency of the state headed by Prince Ikim. Ekere, who covers the state house of assembly for The Post, a local newspaper, is [...]

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    Boko Haram ‘has killed 680 members of civilian JTF’

Boko Haram ‘has killed 680 members of civilian JTF’

Six hundred and eighty members of the civilian joint task force (CJTF) have lost their lives to the Boko Haram insurgency from 2014 till date in Borno State, the hotbed of the war. Jubril Gunda, legal adviser to CJTF, made the disclosure in an interview with NAN in Maiduguri on Sunday. Gunda, who described the dead members as heroes, said they were [...]

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