Soldiers launched a house to house search in Maje village of Suleja local Government Area of Niger State on Wednesday. It was gathered that the soldiers started combing the village at around 8 pm which was later extended to Numba, a nearby area.
It was not yet clear what informed the thorough search in the two neighboring villages, but there was speculation of a bomb making factory in Maje.
State police commissioner Mrs. Desire Nsirim said she was not aware of any operation in the area and that the police are not in joint patrol with any security agency in the state.
Culled from Daily Trust