December 1, 2018 | Leave a comment and on 3 August, Naqvi said. they don’t get specific instructions when they’re doing it and they don’t know how well they’re scoring until the end.” The IMN has refused to appear before a commission of inquiry set up in January by the Kaduna state government to explain its side of the story regarding the Zaria clash."Word spread rapidly of the drive-in’s plight through Long Prairie, 1736; or send e-mail to jjohnson@gfherald. has no shortage of unknowns. But let me close with one certainty; that future will be brighter if we approach it together” Nigerian Ambassador to US Prof Adebowale Adefuye however told journalists why the Federal Government was opposed to the calls on the US to designate Boko Haram as an FTO Adefuye said: “An FTO in any country is subject to America’s search and destroy operation which includes the sending of drones and other unmanned weapon as it currently happens in Pakistan Somalia and Yemen” While noting that such could also have impact on other citizens Adefuye said: “We do not want that in Nigeria” Adefuye also said if Boko Haram was designated as an FTO “Nigerian citizens arriving at American ports will be treated as inhabitants of an FTO based country and each traveller will have to prove that he does not belong to Boko Haram” According to him “this will involve intensive search and interrogation of Nigerians as it happened in the aftermath of Mutallab’s episode” The envoy who noted that designating Boko Haram would enhance its image and prestige among other terrorist organisations which might be encouraged to strengthen it for more impact also said that would give the impression that Nigeria was unable to contain the violent sect when it had successfully contained Niger-Delta militants who were more focused better organised and deadlier Another reason he gave was that an FTO designation would militate against Nigeria’s drive for American foreign investment He however expressed happiness that President Goodluck Jonathan and Nigerian embassy in Washington enjoy tremendous cooperation and confidence of the American government adding “the views expressed above are strongly supported” Kano State Governor Ibrahim Kwakwanso and his Borno State counterpart Kashim Shettima were also at the high-level meeting to shed light on the security challenges in their respective states In one of the sessions Borno State governor delivered a presentation on “Northern views on violent extremism and government’s role” which was concluded with a discussion on “Serving community needs during military and police operations; addressing challenges of IEDs ordnance disposal and post-blast investigations” The Coordinator Counter-Terrorism Major-General Sarkin Y Bello Under Secretary of Defence for Policy James Miller AFRICOM Deputy Commander Vice Admiral Charles Leidig and US Counterterrorism Deputy Robert Godec were among defence and intelligence chiefs at the meeting Meanwhile Military sources said the confrontation with the sect which was majorly on Lawan Bukar street Abbaganaram Budum and Shehuri wards of the town which left several others sustaining varying degrees of injuries The gun duel and multiple explosions which rocked the city on Tuesday evening up to Wednesday morning was said to have left residents in the affected areas to remain indoors in the last 24 hours It was gathered that the JTF who had cordoned off the area had warned residents to stay in their houses throughout as they engaged the terrorists who had on Tuesday decided to come out to engage them in open confrontation US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Mr Johnnie Carson Although it could not be ascertained whether any member of the JTF was also lost in the confrontation but the Field Operations Commander of the JTF Col Victor Ebhaleme told journalists that those killed were all members of the terrorists and none of his men was killed Abbaganaram Budum and Lawan Bukar streets are where the family house of the serving governor Kashim Shettima is located but they had been forced to flee from the troubled area a day before the latest confrontation It was gathered that the latest confrontation started at about 4pm on Tuesday when some suspected sect members attacked one of the JTF local base in Budum which made the JTF to re-strategise and repelled them off in a gun battle and multiple explosions on Tuesday night It was gathered that the JTF had cordoned off the notorious Lawan Bukar area known for many attacks by the sect including the assassination of late All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) gubernatorial candidate in the state Fannami Modu Gubio The Pension Transitional Arrangements Directorate (PTAD) has commenced the verification and biometric data capturing of no fewer than 3800 federal civil service pensioners in Kaduna The exercise which is aimed at identifying ghost pensioners and capture data of authentic civil service pensioners commenced on the 2nd November 2015 and expected to end on the 12th November 2015 in Kaduna and across the other North West states The verification exercise involved the process of document review?quality assurance that include cross checking of photocopies of relevantdocuments and siting of originals and biometric capturing ofpensioners and in some cases Next of Kins (NOKs) No fewer than 30 biometric capturing machines are being used for theexercise in Kaduna centre which is holding at the Kaduna policeofficers mess Mr Anthony Makama one of the pensioners in his testimony expressedsatisfaction with the exercise He said he retired in 1996 and wasreceiving his pension ever since until it was stopped in 2010 According to the man who said he was in his late seventies life hasnot been easy with him ever since his pension was stopped butcommended his son whom he said has been providing his needs ever since then “I am happy with the exercise because with this exercise now I’m surethat my pension will be paid at the end of the day” he noted On his part Ezekiel Dele Akinyoade who until he retired voluntarilyin 1986 worked with the Defence Industries Corporation ofNigeria (DICON) said his pension was regular until it was stopped atsome points “I’m happy with this exercise the arrangement for the exercise iswonderful unlike what was obtainable in the past where similar exercise was carried out under the sun “The arrangement of this exercise is hitch free we are kept undercanopies and we were well taken care of I pray this will continue” Also speaking on the exercise the State Assistant Secretary of theNigeria Union of Pensioners Kaduna State chapter Ja’afaru Yususf said? 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