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NUJ expresses concern over attitude of ‘overzealous’ security agents

The Kano State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has expressed concern over the manner some overzealous security agents denied Journalists rights to perform their legitimate duties while covering state functions.

PDP pillories Presidency over alleged hacking claims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pilloried the Presidency for “falsely” accusing it of hacking into Muhammadu Buhari’s personal data in the run up to the 2015 general election.

NDLEA arrest two over possession of hard drug in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested two persons for being in possession of hard drugs in Awka.

Police threaten to declare Senator Dino Melaye wanted

Except he reports to the police on or before Wednesday, 28 March, the Nigeria Police has threatened to declare Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, wanted.

IGP: Leah Sharibu set to be released by Boko Haram

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), says Boko Haram insurgents are set to release Leah Sharibu, an abducted Dapchi schoolgirl.

General TY Danjuma accuses Nigerian military of collusion with killer herdsmen

Former Minister of Defense General Theophilus Danjuma has accused the Nigerian Armed forces of colluding with killer herdsmen on an ethnic cleansing agenda.

Katsina deploys 1,000 security guards to schools

The Katsina State Government has approved the employment of 1,000 security guards for all boarding secondary schools to secure lives and property of students.

Martin Luther King Jr’s granddaughter appeals for ‘gun-free world’

The nine-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr. made a rousing appearance at a huge protest for gun control in Washington on Saturday, saying that like the slain civil rights leader she too has a dream -- "a gun-free world."

2019: Presidency advises PDP against raising false alarms

The Presidency has advised the leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to stop raising false alarms in order to gain public sympathy and divert attention from its abysmal past record and failures.

Presidency: Why we won’t stop talking about corruption in past government

The presidency, Saturday, night said the present administration will not stop talking about the alleged massive corruption in previous administration because of the collateral damage it had on the economy of the country.

IGP Ibrahim Idris directs 24-hour surveillance in schools

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris on Saturday directed a 24-hour police surveillance to provide security in schools across Yobe.

Zimbabwe investigates Grace Mugabe for illegal ivory smuggling

Zimbabwe has launched an investigation into the country's former first lady, Grace Mugabe, over her alleged involvement in an ivory smuggling ring.

Nigerian military re-opens Borno’s major road

The Nigerian military is reopening the Maiduguri-Bama-Banki road, Borno State’s major highway three years after it was closed due to incessant attacks by Boko Haram.

YCE leader Idowu Sofola passes on at 84

The President of the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Chief Idowu Sofola, is dead.

Turkey slams EU statement on Greece, Cyprus before key summit

Turkey has condemned a statement by leaders of the European Union that criticised Ankara for "continued illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea", increasing tensions between Ankara and Brussels just days before a key summit.

Youths urged to stop blaming politicians, get involved in politics

The convener of the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ initiative in Surulere Federal Constituency I in Lagos State, Mr. Ifeoluwa Chris, has called on youths to participate in politics instead of lamenting and blaming the older politicians.

Ekiti guber: APC aspirant Opeyemi Bamidele warns against zoning

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele, has warned the party’s leadership in the state against zoning the ticket to any particular section as, according to him, this could spell doom for the party.

Jim Mattis wins big with budget victory

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, a battle-seasoned Marine with the diplomatic skills needed to join forces with a mercurial president, won an important victory Friday with his sought-for military budget.


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The Federal Government, on Thursday, opened its case against four pro-Biafra agitators -Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- who hitherto faced trial alongside the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

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