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G4S Security/Information update 7th July 2022

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Kuje Prison Attack: 64 Boko Haram terrorists escaped – Defence Minister

The Minister of Defence has confirmed the escape of 64 Boko-Haram sect members from the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Kuje.

According to a top police source, over 150 of the over 600 people have been re-arrested by a combined team of police officers and military personnel from the Guards Brigade and the Army headquarters garrison.

Click on the link for more information. Kuje Prison Attack: 64 Boko Haram terrorists escaped – Defence Minister

President Buhari pays a visit to Kuje

President Muhammadu Buhari visited the Kuje correctional facility on Wednesday, where terrorists attacked on Tuesday.

On Tuesday night, gunmen suspected of being Boko Haram fighters stormed the facility, blew up parts of it with dynamites, and freed at least 600 inmates.

However, the President paid a visit to the prison on Wednesday to assess the extent of the damage.

Click on the link for more information. President Buhari pays a visit to Kuje

The ISWAP has claimed responsibility for the Kuje prison attack

The Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Kuje Custodial Centre in Abuja

Many of the inmates were seen fleeing the prison in a video shared by the terrorist group on Wednesday, while the terrorists chanted ‘Allahu Akbar.’

Africa, particularly the Lake Chad region, which includes the north-eastern part of Nigeria, is also fighting ISWAP terrorists who are thought to be affiliated with ISIS.

Click on the link for more information. The ISWAP has claimed responsibility for the Kuje prison attack

Gumi’s aide: I shared intelligence about the Kuje prison attack, but nothing was done

An aide to a popular Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, said on Wednesday that he had prior knowledge of the Kuje prison attack and shared his intelligence with security forces, but nothing was done to prevent the attack.

He also confirmed that the Kuje Correctional Centre attack was carried out and coordinated by the same group that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna bound train, as they had given indications of impending attacks.

Click on the link for more information. Gumi’s aide: I shared intelligence about the Kuje prison attack, but nothing was done

President Buhari – I’m disappointed with our intelligence system

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed dissatisfaction with the way suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the Kuje prison in the federal capital territory (FCT).

When he visited the medium security custodial center on Wednesday, the president blamed the situation on a failure of intelligence.

He also wondered how terrorists could successfully attack and escape from a security installation.

Click on the link for more information. President Buhari – I’m disappointed with our intelligence system

The US has asked its citizens to maintain a high level of security in Nigeria’s federal capital territory (FCT)

The US has asked its citizens to maintain a “high level of security” in Nigeria’s federal capital territory (FCT).

It is advised that US citizens maintain a high level of personal security awareness for the next two weeks and avoid unnecessary airport travel.

Crime is widespread in Nigeria, and it tends to increase after dark. The best defense is to avoid places and situations that increase the likelihood of being victimized. Limit nighttime activity and avoid displaying valuables.

Following an attack on a correctional facility in Kuje, FCT, the US embassy in Nigeria issued the warning.

Click on the link for more information. The US has asked its citizens to maintain a high level of security in Nigeria’s federal capital territory (FCT)

Terrorists will feel successful if I cancel my trip to Senegal – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he did not cancel his trip to Senegal following the prison break in Kuje.

Buhari’s failure to attend the meeting, according to spokesman would mean that the terrorists were successful.

In Dakar, Senegal, the President will attend the International Development Association (IDA) for Africa Summit.

Click on the link for more information. Terrorists will feel successful if I cancel my trip to Senegal – President Buhari

Air Force jet bombs innocent villagers in Katsina

An Air Force fighter jet targeting terrorists in Katsina State’s Safana Local Government Area accidentally bombed villagers.

The jet hit the wrong targets during an operation against bandit camps in the area, killing an unspecified number of villagers.

According to reports, the incident happened where the Assistant Commissioner of Police was assassinated by bandits on Tuesday.

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FAAN – Domestic runways at Lagos Airport will be closed for 90 days

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced that domestic runways 18L and 36R at Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) in Lagos will be closed to allow for the installation of an airfield ground lighting system.

The organization announced that the installations would start on July 8 and be finished in 90 days. It guaranteed that the installations wouldn’t interfere with regular flight operations. In an effort to increase the effectiveness and safety of flight operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

Click on the link for more information. FAAN – Domestic runways at Lagos Airport will be closed for 90 days

Gas explosion in Ilorin

A gas explosion triggered a fire that destroyed goods worth millions of naira in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Tuesday.

According to a spokesman for the state fire service in Ilorin on Wednesday, the fire disaster was caused by an accidental discharge from a damaged hose that suddenly burst during the gas delivery process at a gas retail shop.

Firefighters, on the other hand, were able to bring the fire under control.

Click on the link for more information. Gas explosion in Ilorin

Monarch resorts to traditional solution in Sagamu cult killing

The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, had visited the ancient town as police arrested those described as wanted and murderous suspected cult killers.

However, it appears that the Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland is not leaving anything to chance at this time, nor is he relying solely on the efforts of security agents.

As a result, the monarch has declared that traditional rites will be performed in some parts of Sagamu in order to put an end to the clashes in the area.

Click on the link for more information. Monarch resorts to traditional solution in Sagamu cult killing

Corps members rape and rob in Uyo

Gunmen stormed Corpers’ Lodge on Udo Ekong Ekwere street, off Information Drive in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State’s capital, and robbed the occupants after raping the females.

It was gathered that the hoodlums stormed the lodge on tricycles, fired shots in the air, and carted away valuables such as laptops, cell phones, and cash.

The area’s Youth Leader blamed the constant criminal activity around communities on the collapse of internal security organized by local residents.

Click on the link for more information. Corps members rape and rob in Uyo

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.

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