The National Security Adviser, Major General (RTD) Babagana Monguno has yesterday revealed that about N712 billion expended on the Presidential Amnesty Program (PAP) of NDDC could not be accounted for by the coordinators of the program.
The Convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has on Friday been attacked again by Boko Haram insurgents along Baga Highway in the state, killing fifteen security personnel including policemen, soldiers, and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF). The attack occurred while on the advance team of the governor were on their way to Baga town in preparation for the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)to the town, however, the Governor arrived the town by helicopter while his team travelled by road.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has barred the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other police special teams including the Special Tactical Squad (STS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), and Anti-Cultism Squad from routine patrols as well as other low-risk duties. The IGP also warned against going on operations while wearing mufti, ordering all police officers including FSARS to wear their uniforms. In a statement by Frank Mba, the Force, Public Relations Officer said the IGP "banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Force including the Special Tactical Squad (STS),
The Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr. Clement Nze refuted claims circulating online media about an explosion at Kainji Dam, Niger State. Mr. Nze said, “The general public, especially the print and electronic should disregard the online ‘fake news’ claiming that there was an explosion at Kainji Dam.