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Improve your strategy and wipe out criminality - President Buhari directs security agencies

President Buhari immediately in Gusau, Zamfara State, directed safety companies to enhance their methods of intelligence gathering, surveillance and accuracy in deployments, and be sure that prison actions are dropped at an finish throughout the nation.


Accompanied by Governor Abdul’aziz Yari, in an interactive assembly with political leaders, conventional rulers, elders and victims of prison assaults in Zamfara State, President Buhari assured all safety companies of improved situations that can facilitate apprehending criminals that steal, maim and kill harmless Nigerians.


“So far as I’m involved, our safety companies have recorded some successes, however they should do rather more. They don’t seem to be to oppress anybody, however they’ve to assemble and ship intelligence and warnings when one thing is about to occur,’’ he mentioned.


The President recommended the safety companies for eliminating a dreadful prison, “Buhari basic’’, who had for a few years initiated killings and destruction of properties. Earlier than “Buharin-daji”, who calls himself a basic, there was a prison who killed many individuals and he was killed; “Buharin–daji’’ has adopted him and others like them must also observe,’’ he added.


President Buhari mentioned the threats to lives and properties can be considerably lowered with improved relations amongst group leaders, residents and the safety companies.


“I’ve come right here to commiserate with you over lack of lives and properties. We are going to proceed to do our greatest to enhance the safety state of affairs. Nevertheless, these committing atrocities dwell with you. A few of these individuals are not reported since you don’t belief the safety outfits, as an alternative you report again to the criminals. We must always give precedence to safety’’ he mentioned.


The President warned that the continued warfare in opposition to corruption can be reinvigorated and sustained till public officers, who abused their positions, confronted the wrath of the regulation. President Buhari instructed the elders and conventional rulers that properties that had been confiscated by safety outfits from some suspected corrupt public officers can be offered out, after the completion of court docket procedures.


He urged Nigerians to make the most of the continued reforms within the agricultural sector, pointing that the period of relying on petrol will sooner or later come to an finish. On herdsmen assaults, the President mentioned there was a have to revisit and assessment the outdated grazing space preparations that assured harmonious relationship between farmers and herdsmen, the place variations have been amicably resolved by means of the regulation with out violence.


In his remarks, Governor Yari, who can be the Chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Discussion board, mentioned the state authorities had deployed assets that have been initially designated for improvement into combating prison actions.


The governor, who recommended the safety outfits for working onerous to guard the state, pleaded with the Federal Authorities to enhance the funding of operations, improve the variety of safety males working within the state and reimburse the state for monies spent on some Federal Authorities initiatives like roads, which he mentioned was a serious precedence in combating criminals. In his presentation, the Secretary to the State Authorities, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, mentioned the state confronted three main prison challenges of cattle rustling, armed banditry and abductions and demand for ransoms.


Itemizing out eight main flashpoints, the Secretary to the Authorities mentioned 1,321 lives had been misplaced since 2011, whereas 1,881 individuals sustained numerous accidents from assaults, with about N14 billion spent on combating the menace. The standard rulers, elders and leaders of the affected communities additionally pleaded with the federal government to make sure speedy safety intervention with the intention to save lives.


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APC Calls For Omo-Agege’s Prosecution Over Mace snatching




The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in totality, Wednesday’s attack on the Senate and the snatching on the Mace of the senate.

This is even as it has called on all security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

In a statemnet issued by Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, the party said that the attack ammounted to an attack on the nation’s democracy.

“The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian Senate by suspected thugs who disrupted Wednesday’s plenary and made away with the mace.

“The APC hereby condemns this action and views it as an attack on our democracy and a desecration of the hallowed institution of the National Assembly.

“We therefore call on security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Police has arrested Senator Ovie Omo Agege for leading the hoodlums into the Senate chamber during plenary to snatch the Mace which is the symbol of authority of the upper legislative chamber.

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Mace Theft: Police Arrest Senator Omo-Agege




The lawmaker was suspended by the Senate for 90 days last week. He, however, attended the plenary today.

The Senate had accused him of leading the armed men who stormed the chamber and snatched the mace while plenary was on.

After the plenary, policemen ushered Omo-Agege from the door of the chamber into a waiting pickup van.

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Thugs Disrupt Senate Plenary, Steals Mace




The Senate plenary was today disrupted after suspected thugs invaded the chamber and made away with the mace.

The incident happened few seconds after a suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege entered the chamber.

About 10 suspected thugs who came to the venue with the senator forced their entrance into the chamber.

Seconds later, the thugs ran out of the chamber with the mace causing pandemonium in the Senate.

They left the National Assembly with the mace in a black SUV.

The mace is the symbol of authority of the parliament.

One of the security personnel at the entrance of the National Assembly said the thugs told him and other officers they were with the senator.

“We tried to stop them but they told us they were with him (Omo-Agege),” he said.

The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority.

In a statement after the incident on Wednesday, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, said the incident is an act of treason.

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