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Boko Haram abduct 7 villagers in Borno

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Boko Haram abduct 7 villagers in Borno

Boko Haram abduct 7 villagers in Borno

The Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, Boko Haram terrorists group have abducted 7 persons in Magumeri, a council area of Borno state in Northeast Nigeria.

It was gathered that the terrorists stormed the village of Ngamma on Thursday evening and abducted the victims Comprising of 3 men and 4 women at gun point.

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A source told newsmen that the victims were farried away toward the axis of Gudumbali.

The sources said that the terrorists would later demand for ransome from the families of the victims.

A security source who confirmed the incident  said that the Boko Haram terrorists have been exposed to hunger and hardship due to the continued attacks by both the Nigerian Military and its rival faction, forcing them to result to kidnapping for ransome.

“More than 300 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to the troops of the Nigerian military in Mafa, Konduga and Bama within the last one week after the ISWAP terrorists dislodged the strongholds of the Boko Haram in Gaizuwa otherwise known as Mantari, Gabchari and Maimusari in Bama Local Government.” The source said.

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Kaduna Police Arrest Vehicle, Motorcycle Theft Suspect

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Kaduna Police Arrest Vehicle, Motorcycle Theft Suspect

By Halima Abdulkadiri

The Police Command in Kaduna State announced the arrest of a suspect in possession of 30 different fabricated master keys for vehicles and motorcycles. The command’s spokesperson, ASP Mansir Hassan, confirmed the arrest to o24news on Monday in Kaduna.

Hassan stated, “The suspect specializes in vehicle and motorcycle theft.” On July 20, around 2:30 AM, police personnel received a distress call reporting a shop burglary. Upon arriving at the scene, the suspect, Zahradeenee Suleiman, was arrested inside the shop.

Suleiman, 35, resides on Galma Road in the Tsugugi area of Sabon Gari Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State. A search revealed about 30 different sizes of vehicle and motorcycle keys, including two locally fabricated master keys, in his possession.

Hassan added that the suspect, known for vehicle and motorcycle theft, will be charged to court for prosecution after the investigation is completed.

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58 Nigerians Rescued from Human Traffickers in Ghana

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58 Nigerians Rescued from Human Traffickers in Ghana

By Halima Abdulkadiri

A total of 58 Nigerian women and children have been rescued from human traffickers in Ghana, bringing the total number of rescued Nigerians in Accra to 105 over the last three months.

The Chairman of Nigerians in the Diaspora Organisation (NiDO) Board of Trustees in Ghana, Chief Callistus Elozieuwa, disclosed this to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), during her visit to the trafficked victims in Accra.

A statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Commission’s Head of Media and Public Relations, revealed the breakdown of those rescued: Kano State – 47, Katsina State – 5, Jigawa State – 2, and Kaduna State – 4.

Additionally, 11 previously rescued girls have been repatriated back to Nigeria. This brings the total number of rescues to 105 in recent months.

Some suspected agents have been apprehended and handed over to security agencies and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) for prosecution.

Dabiri-Erewa commended NIDO Ghana, the Acting Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Amb. Ifedayo Adeoye, and Ghanaian law enforcement agencies for their cooperation. The rescued individuals are being sent back to Nigeria for proper profiling, counseling, and rehabilitation by NAPTIP and their respective state governments.

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Iraqi court sentences former IS leader’s wife to death

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Iraqi court sentences former IS leader’s wife to death

Iraqi court sentences former IS leader’s wife to death

An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced the wife of the former top leader of the Islamic State (IS) group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to death.

According to Supreme Judicial Council statement, the Karkh Criminal Court issued the death verdict for the wife of the terrorist over joining the IS group and detaining the kidnapped Yazidi women in her house in west Mosul.

In 2019, the U.S. forces conducted a raid targeting al-Baghdadi in Syria’s northern province of Idlib, killing the IS leader.

Al-Baghdadi, whose real name is Ibrahim Awad al-Badri, established the IS in 2014.

The extremist militant group, which once captured large swathes of land in western and northern Iraq, was defeated in late 2017.

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