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WHO accesses cholera outbreak in Maiduguri

The Country Representative of World Health Organization (WHO) in Nigeria, Dr. Alemu Wondi, has expressed satisfaction with the rate of coverage and the intervention going on against the outbreak of cholera in Borno State.

Political elites should send wards to Nigerian schools – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the elites to encourage their dependents to obtain their first degree in Nigeria before going for further studies abroad.

Nigerian Army reclaim all territories from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Friday said it had reclaimed all territories earlier ransacked by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.

IGP warns constables against corruption, indiscipline

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned new police constables against acts capable of tarnishing the image of the Nigeria Police Force.

Nigeria, Turkey to meet over illegal arms shipments

A top Nigerian official was scheduled to meet the Turkish ambassador on Friday after hundreds of rifles allegedly from Turkey made it to the west African country this week falsely labelled as plumbing materials.

IPOB urges UN, NASS to investigate killings in Southeast

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has called on the National Assembly and the United Nations, UN, to investigate the alleged extra-judicial killings by men of the Nigerian Army under the auspices of Operation Python Dance II in the South East.

Boko Haram members hate northern monarchs – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has revealed that traditional rulers, especially in northern Nigeria, are the worst target of Boko Haram insurgents.

Nigeria needs additional 31,000 new police officers yearly for five years – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday urged the federal government to recruit additional 31,000 police officers annually over the next five years, to ensure effective policing across the country.

Empowerment can curb crime, restiveness in Niger Delta – Forum

The Niger Delta National Youth Leaders and Stakeholders Forum have called on the Federal Government to complete all abandoned empowerment projects in the Niger Delta region.

Unity of Nigeria is not negotiable – David Mark

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has for umpteenth time stated that break up of the country is not an option, insisting that “the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable”.

Bayelsa NAWOJ campaigns against exam malpractice

The National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Bayelsa Chapter, on Friday began a campaign against examination malpractice, with an appeal to education stakeholders to join forces to eradicate it.

CSO canvasses support for local govt autonomy

A Civil Society Organisation, African Centre For Leadership, Strategy and Development, said it would solicit support, including engaging the media for the passage of the bill on local government autonomy.

Kanu challenges court order declaring IPOB terrorist organisation

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has challenged the court order proscribing his group and declaring it a terrorist group.

Ambode to swear-in Oke as acting Lagos CJ Monday

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will next week Monday, swear-in Justice Opeyemi Oke as the Acting Chief Judge of the State.

600 inmates occupying prison meant for only 116 people – controller

Mr. Ekwere Ekanem, Nasararwa State Controller of Prisons, says the high level of congestion in prisons across the state is limiting efforts at reforming inmates to become better citizens.

NCC says will ensure vibrant telecoms sector

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has taken steps to ensure that the telecommunications sector remains vibrant.

C’ttee to involve youths for 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Youths, including school children are to be involved in the planning and activities to commemorate 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, according to National Planning Committee for the event.

313 police recruit constables complete training in Benue

A total of 313 General Duty police recruits have passed out as Constables after completing a nine-month training at the Police Training School in Wannune, Tarka Local Government Area of Benue State.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.