Skip to content

G4S Security/Information update 5th July 2022

AMG Logistics

In Kaduna, another Catholic priest was abducted

On Monday, another Catholic priest was kidnapped in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Catholic priest in charge of St. Charles Catholic Church in Zambina, Kauru LGA, went missing after failing to show up for morning mass.

Recently, bandits have been wreaking havoc on Christians in the state, primarily targeting Catholic priests. A Reverend Faster was killed and his brother kidnapped by bandits while working on his farm just two weeks ago.

Click on the link for more information. In Kaduna, another Catholic priest was abducted

Police rescue Italian Catholic priest in Edo, two others are still held captive

The police have rescued an Italian Catholic priest, Luigi Brena, who was kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State. The Catholic priest was kidnapped along Ogunwenyi through Usen community in Ovia South West Local Government Area of the state on Sunday.

The cleric who was rescued is the third Catholic priest kidnapped by gunmen in Edo in less than 48 hours, and the fourth in less than a week.

Click on the link for more information. Police rescue Italian Catholic priest in Edo, two others are still held captive

Mining operations in Niger have been halted by the government

The Niger State Government ordered the immediate suspension of mining operations throughout the state on Monday, and directed security agencies to profile mining sites in areas prone to bandit attacks.

The ban comes on the heels of an attack on a mine in the state’s Shiroro Local Government last week. During the attack, the gunmen killed 45 people, 37 of whom were security personnel. Four Chinese workers and some civilians were also kidnapped by the gunmen.

The State Government has directed that all mining sites in the affected Local Governments be profiled in order to determine their legitimacy.

Click on the link for more information. Mining operations in Niger have been halted by the government

Naval personnel from Abuja have been kidnapped in Kogi

Mr Musa Lawal, a member of the Naval Headquarters in Abuja, has been kidnapped. 

He was kidnapped in Lokoja at his home, behind Post Flood Housing Estate, around 8 p.m. on Monday.

Click on the link for more information. Naval personnel from Abuja have been kidnapped in Kogi

In Niger, bandits relocate 22 victims after killing five vigilante members

The bandits are said to have relocated the 22 Abuja farmers who were abducted in Rafin-Daji community, Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). 

The victims were previously housed in a government reserve forest near the communities of Lafiya, Kpada, and Duma in Niger State’s Lapai Local Government Area.

According to the source, the vigilante discovered the bandits’ relocation with their captives after returning to the forest on Saturday but failing to meet them.

Click on the link for more information. In Niger, bandits relocate 22 victims after killing five vigilante members

12 people are killed as vigilantes fight bandits in Plateau villages

Twelve (12) people were killed in a clash between bandits and vigilante members in Plateau State’s Zak community, Wase Local Government Area.

Residents of Wase’s Sabon Zama, Gindin Dutse, Anguwan Tsohon Soldier, Anguwan Yuhana, and Anguwan Mangu villages were reportedly given notices to leave by the bandits.

According to a source, the incident occurred on Sunday and resulted in the deaths of nine bandits and three vigilantes.

Click on the link for more information. 12 people are killed as vigilantes fight bandits in Plateau villages

Bandits attack a Sokoto community, killing four people and kidnapping an 18-year-old

The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed that suspected bandits attacked a farming community near Gandi district in the Rabba Local Government Area of the state on Saturday.

According to reports, bandits used dangerous weapons to attack farmers on their farms, killing four people. During the attack, an 18-year-old girl was also abducted in broad daylight.

Click on the link for more information. Bandits attack a Sokoto community, killing four people and kidnapping an 18-year-old

Cultists plot to kill and maim on July 7th

The police in Ogun State said they have intelligence that some suspected cultists are planning to commemorate ‘7/7’ on Thursday, July 7th, 2022. According to the police, the incident could “result in bloodshed and wanton destruction of property.

As a result, the Ogun State police command has warned those with such “evil intentions” to stop immediately, as such a move will be met with strong opposition from security agencies.

Click on the link for more information. Cultists plot to kill and maim on July 7th

One person was killed and three others were injured in an Akwa Ibom car accident

A fatal accident involving a truck, a car, and a motorcycle on Abak old road near University of Uyo Annex in Ediene Akwa Ibom State has claimed one life and critically injured three others.

When the FRSC rescue team arrived at the crash scene after receiving a report of the incident, it was discovered that the fatal crash was caused by a loss of control and involved a truck, car, and motorcycle with four people, one of whom was feared dead, the injured were taken to hospital, and others escaped unharmed.

Click on the link for more information. One person was killed and three others were injured in an Akwa Ibom car accident

Security and Safety Tips

  • Individuals are advised to remain vigilant, vary daily schedules and itineraries, and refrain from sharing personal information with unknown persons to limit the risk of being targeted by potential kidnappers.
  • The security situation in Nigeria remains complex. G4S Professional security advice and support should be sought for personal and corporate security before travelling to these high-risk regions of Nigeria.

 

COVID-19

  • From 30th June to 1st July 2022, 347 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria as stated on the official website of NCDC.
  •  
  • Till date,
  • 257,637
  • cases have been confirmed,
  • 250,287
  • cases have been discharged, and 3,144  deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal
  • Capital Territory.
  •  
  • The 347 new cases are reported from 8 States- Lagos (265), Imo (47), Rivers (15), Edo (11), FCT
  • (4), Akwa Ibom (2), Plateau (2), and Bayelsa (1)

 

COVID-19 Safety Measures

  1. Use of non-physical greetings.
  2. Maintain at least 2 meters (6 feet) of physical distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
  3. Stay home if you feel unwell with symptoms like fever, NCDC’s 24/7 toll-free number is 0800 970 000 0010. Do not self-medicate.
  4. Persons with a persistent cough or sneezing should stay home until they recover.
  5. Avoid crowded spaces such as open markets, crowded supermarkets and pharmacies.
  6. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based sanitiser if no water and soap are available.

 

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious disease that is caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox is endemic in Nigeria

On May 26th, 2022, a monkeypox National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was activated by the government of Nigeria in response to the risk assessment conducted, which put Nigeria at high risk for a Monkeypox outbreak.

AMG Logistics

Share this post:

Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on tumblr
Tumblr

AMG Logistics is a Lagos-based TRACE certified logistics company. Our services include Freight Forwarding, Customs Clearance, Trucking, Distribution, and Warehousing within Nigeria.

CONTACT US

 

Tel: +234 909 199 9866

sales.nigeria@amglogistics.com
+234 909 199 9866

customer.services@amglogistics.com
+234 909 199 9841

cs.abuja@amglogistics.com
+234 909 199 9805

documentation.department@amglogistics.com
+234 909 199 9813

AMG Logistics Locations

HEAD OFFICE
7c Creek Road
Apapa
Lagos

ABUJA BRANCH
B3 ground floor
84 Keane Nkrumah Street
Asokoro Business & Lifestyle centre
Abuja

PORT HARCOURT BRANCH
NAMA Admin Building
Port Harcourt International Airport
Omagwa
River State

LET US CONTACT YOU

CONTACT US NOW