Special Task Force

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Jul 27th, 2013
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Unknown attackers have unleashed terror on Kumbul village in Wase Local Government Area in Plateau state as five people have been reported dead and several others injured cutting short thoughts of relative peace in the region. According to our Plateau state correspondent, the violence which occurred ...
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Mar 29th, 2013
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AS Christians in Nigeria joined their counterparts across the world to celebrate Easter, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, gunmen on Thursday night unleashed violence on the quiet Ganawuri chiefdom of Riyom Council, Plateau State, leaving no fewer than 20 people dead. Earlier that same da...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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A FRESH wave of violence has swept through different parts of the country, claiming both security operatives and civilians. In Plateau State, the Special Task Force (STF) Operation Safe Haven said its personnel who were on a routine patrol intercepted some armed men around Rim Village, killing one of...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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One person was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device exploded near the Rikkos Police Post in Jos on Friday. The Spokesman for the Special Task Force in Plateau State, Captain Salisu Mustapha, said in a statement in Jos, that the explosion affected the police post and three other houses. Also af...
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Jul 13th, 2012
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Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Drugs/Narcotics and Financial Crimes, Mr. Adams Jagaba, on Thursday threatened to sue Mr. Farouk Lawan for “blackmail” over the raging $620,000 bribery allegation. The lawmaker from Kaduna State addressed journalists shortly after the House Committee on...
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Jun 28th, 2012
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The Police Special Task Force investigating the former chairman of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee on fuel subsidy probe, Farouk Lawan and the former committee’s secretary Boniface Emenalo on allegation that they received $500,000 and $120,000 in bribes respectively from the chair...
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Jun 15th, 2012
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LAGOS — Chairman of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy management, Hon. Farouk Lawan who is at the centre of the $3million bribe to clear indicted oil companies, was detained last night by the police. Rep Lawan who voluntarily reported to the CP Ali Amodu-led police Special...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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As Police investigations into the $620, 000 bribe money allegedly collected by the Chairman of House of Representative probe committee on oil Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan continues, Vanguard can report authoritatively that Police authorities have tagged Hon. Lawan as the ‘Prime Suspect’ in the bribery ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2012
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IT was definitely a Black Sunday, February 26, for the people of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, as a bomb wrecked havoc at the Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN) Headquarters. According to eye witnesses, the explosive-laden car was said to have gained entry into the church premises before it detonated...
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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A mobile police officer allegedly died on Sunday night and several people injured in Barkin Ladi and Bassa local governments of Plateau State. An eyewitness said problem started at Miango village in Bassa Council in the late hours of Sunday when two youths at an annual festival, armed with knives, be...