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Attack on Governor Ortom’s Convoy: Police Arrests 10 Suspects

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The Acting Inspector General of Police said 10 suspects have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the attack on the convoy of Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state.

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Recall that on March 20, gunmen attacked the convoy of Ortom at Tyo Mu along Makurdi-Gboko road while the governor was on a visit to a farm.

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Narrating the incident at the time, Ortom said the gunmen, numbering about 15, trailed his convoy to the river bank, where he was on foot with his security detail to inspect a farm and opened fire on them.

Ortom had commended his security detail for their efforts, adding that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, the police, and Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) mobilised to the forest between Tyo Mu and Abinse where the attackers were thought to be camped.

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Speaking on the development at a media briefing in Abuja, Baba explained why there has been a delay in arraignment of the suspects.

He noted that the suspects are currently in detention and they could not be charged to court, owing to the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).

“Those who organised and those who pulled the trigger have all been arrested and investigation is ongoing,” he said.

“We have had them for over a month, but the courts have been closed for over three months. Where do I take them to?”

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Census: Kano Government to count Fulani Herders, Household owners

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Kano State Government said it will create a system to count Fulani Herdsmen and household owners in the state.

Director General Bureau of Statistic, Baballe Ammani stated this in an interview with Correspondent, Umar Idris Shuaibu.

Ammani said it’s imperative to tackle the security challenges facing Northern part of the country, and to improve means of livelihood.

Earlier on, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje built Ruga Settlement for Fulani Herdsmen purposely to bring an end to the traditional system of going to the southern part of this country, which comes with challenges.

“You see Fulani community in Kano tried well to gather themselves, bury their particular differences to confront His Excellency Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to over look what he can do to improves the system in which they are operating, help their children to attain highest level in life as every Nigerian.

“He agreed and ordered us to conduct the census, that will give chance for Government to know actually what they can to assist their plight”, Baballe Ammani said.

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The Director General Bureau of Statistic also noted that census of household will be conducted too, to know the actual number of Kano residents especially when it comes to developmental projects.

“You know targeting social amenities to a community is not easy if you didn’t predict the number of populace, with this we’ll achieve more in the remaining years we have”, Ammani stated.

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It’s no more a news Herdsmen and Farmers clash in the country, ethnic or religions problem that lead to the killing of both parties, loss of wealth amongst others.

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Ganduje Commiserates With AIG Bello Over’s Death

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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state condoles with the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Zone One, Sadiq Bello over the death of his father, Alhaji Muhammad Bello Jega (Maikaji).

In a statement by Abba Anwar
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State said ” When the information about the death of the father of AIG Zone One reached us, we received it with shock. A real community leader, whose good name was a true blessing to his people and all other neighbouring communities, has passed away,”

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He sympathised that, “Ours is to now pray for Allah’s Blessing and Forgiveness for the soul of the departed gentleman. His was indeed a good and exemplary life.”

Governor Ganduje said, “It is therefore on behalf of the government and good people of Kano state, that I am commiserating with the families of Alhaji Bello, whose good training and unrelenting commitment in raising good family, saw AIG Sadiq Bello, coming from this respected and respectful family.”

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hat, “May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. May Allah forgive all his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Jannatul Fiddaus. May his family follow his footsteps in their endeavours.”

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Governor Ganduje has since sent a powerful delegation to Jega to officially commiserate with the family of the deceased. The delegation has Hon Nura Muhammad Dankadai, Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Hon Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso, Commissioner for Rural and Community Development, Alhaji Abubakar Sahabo Bawuro and Engineer Shehu Fari.

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Job Scam: Court Sentences Kano Civil Servant to 1 Year in Correctional Center.

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The Kano State Senior Magistrate Court presided over by Haulatu Magaji has convicted Kano Civil Servant Abubakar Jibril to 1 year in Correctional Center with an option of fine to the tune of N50,000.

Arraigning the suspect before the court, the prosecution counsel Barrister Halliru Isa told the court that Jibril was found to be collecting money under the pretence of providing jobs to applicants.

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He told the court that the offence against Abubakar Jibril contravenes section 342 of the penal code.

After reading the charge on him, he pleaded guilty and sought for leniency, stressing that he was first time offender.

Prosecution Counsel prayed the court to try the defendant summarily acccording to section 151 of Criminal Procedure Code.

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Consquently, Magistrate Haulatu Sentenced Jibril to 1 year in Correctional Center. Her words ” Having admitted with the content of the charge I here by sentence you to 1 year in Correctional Center with the option of N50,000 as fine. Similarly, you are to pay the complainants N700, 000 or to spend 6 months in Correctional Center in case of any default”.

It could be recalled that the convict who is a staff with Kano State Agency For Mass Education was apprehended by the operatives of NSCDC while selling appointment letter of NSCDC to public.

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Recall that when he was paraded to Journalists by NSCDC, the convict confirmed that he downloaded referee form from the Corps’ website and selling it to his victims under the pretence that he will secure job for them.

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