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Soldiers nab wanted Boko Haram terror suspect, 3 others in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counterinsurgency operations in the northeast have arrested one Bubayi Isa, a wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Borno state.

Tension in Kwara over discovery of two corpses

The discovery of two corpses in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State following exchange of gunshots between members of a local vigilance group and some gunmen has heightened tension in the council area.

Herdsman sets ex-employer’s cassava, rice plantations ablaze

Twenty hectares of cassava and rice plantations owned by Lehin Investment Farms, have allegedly been burnt by a herdsman previously employed as a security guard by the company.

Suspected gunmen kill four in Kwara

Suspected gunmen have allegedly killed four vigilance group members in some Kaiama, Kiana local government area of Kwara state.

Jigawa SEMA disburses N3m cash assistance to 73 fire victims

The Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (JISEMA), on Friday, disbursed over N3 million cash assistance to 73 victims of fire in Dutse Local Government Area of the state.

Police arrest 28 suspected kidnappers, armed robbery gang

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 28 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger.

Prosecution’s absence stalls Nnamdi Kanu’s suit at ECOWAS court

Hearing of the case of alleged fundamental rights violation brought before the ECOWAS Court of Justice by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was on Tuesday stalled following the absence of the respondent’s counsel in court.


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House of Representatives re-introduces peace corps, election reordering bills

The house of representatives has re-introduced a bill seeking to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps organisation.

Man jailed for criminal trespass

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Wednesday, sentenced one Stanley Chibike to six months imprisonment for criminal trespass and attempt to commit theft.

Myanmar parliament to re-elect new president within seven working days

Myanmar’s vacant presidential post will be filled by re-election in the Union Parliament within seven working days, according to a statement from the President’s Office on Wednesday.

Nigeria plans N54 billion treasury auction, repays some bills

Nigeria plans to raise 53.96 billion naira at a treasury auction on Wednesday after repaying the same amount of bills, with the aim of lowering its borrowing costs, traders said.

Police sergeant to die by hanging for extra-judicial killings

A Bayelsa State High Court, sitting in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Wednesday, sentenced a Police Sergeant, identified as Jilla Lannubo, to death by hanging for extra-judicial killing of one Oruyegha Grand at Agudama on May 13 2017.

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House of Reps to probe Governor Bello’s alleged importation of arms, ammunition

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the alleged importation of arms, ammunition and military equipment by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.

Nigeria open camp in Poland ahead of World Cup friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be based in Wroclaw, ahead of their first FIFA international friendly match on Friday.

Arewa CF: Nigeria can’t survive without the north

The Arewa Consultation Forum (ACF) says Nigeria “can never survive” without the north.

Senate condemns herdsmen attacks, killings in Kogi

Senate yesterday condemned in strong terms the attacks and killings perpetrated by gunmen suspected to herdsmen in Omale and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State.

Antonio Conte: Chelsea future shouldn’t be judged on trophies

Antonio Conte hopes any decision on his Chelsea future will not rest on trophy triumphs, with another route to silverware closed in the Champions League.