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Boko Haram kills two civilians, injures 20 in Cameroon

A suicide attack at a market on Monday killed at least two civilians and wounded around 20 others in a northern region of Cameroon plagued by Boko Haram attacks, sources said.

Governor Bello pledges aggressive road construction in Kogi

The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Sunday said his administration would embark on aggressive road rehabilitation and construction across the three senatorial districts of the state.

Federal govt files 311 wanted Nigerians extradition requests in two years

The Federal Government has filed 311 requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance in the two years of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Police arrest man for kidnapping teenage girl he met on facebook

A-24 year old man, Micheal Duda, has said that he kidnapped his teenage girlfriend identified as Victory Aseguah with the intention of raising money for their wedding.

Remaining Chibok girls will be released soon – President Buhari

The remaining Chibok schoolgirls still in Boko Haram captivity will be released soon, according to President Muhammadu Buhari.

House of Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara calls for joint effort to fight money laundering

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for stronger synergy among impoverished countries in Africa in order to achieve desired outcomes in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Steal public money, go to jail – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday warned public officers that any one that steals public funds should be ready to face the wrath of the law.

I’ll repay Nigerians’ goodwill by protecting their interests – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he had resolved to pay back the goodwill Nigerians extended towards him during his recent health crisis by protecting their interests with all the energy at his disposal.

Nigeria remains third most terrorised nation – report

The 2017 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) also indicates that killing of innocent people by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North east has decreased by 80 per cent. According to the document, Nigeria got the same ranking in 2015 and 2016. It was ranked fourth in 2014.

Police parade three kidnap suspects in Kano

The police in Kano State on Wednesday paraded three persons accused of kidnapping children in Kano metropolis.

24-year-old nabbed for impersonating Mike Adenuga

Police in Ogun State have apprehended one Ehioboh Lucky for impersonating a billionaire businessman, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr.

Peace Corps asks Nigeria Police to vacate its head office

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to obey the ruling of an Abuja High Court by unsealing its headquarters and stop harassment of its officers.

House of Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara tasks military to protect democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerian security forces to focus on intelligence gathering and timely deployment of information as a means of combating terrorism, kidnapping and other crimes in the country in order to protect Nigeria’s democracy.

Police arrest 16 over kidnapping, robbery, cultism

The Kogi state police command said it had arrested no fewer than 16 suspected criminals terrorising the state.

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Police arrest four men over murder of businessman in Lagos

The Police in Lagos on Monday said they arrested four men over the alleged murder of a businessman, Mr Emmanuel Ubah (aka Onwa), in Festac Town.

Donald Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror

President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, returning Kim Jong-Un’s nuclear-armed pariah regime to a short blacklist of targeted US foes.

Latest GDP growth, proof of steady economic recovery – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday hailed the latest report that the country’s gross domestic product, GDP, grew by 1.40 per cent in real terms in the third quarter of 2017, saying the new figure highlights the ”steady recovery of the economy.”

Central bank injects $210 million into forex market

As the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) commenced its last meeting for 2017 on Monday, the apex bank intervened in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to the tune of $210 million

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Peace Corps asks Nigeria Police to vacate its head office

The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to obey the ruling of an Abuja High Court by unsealing its headquarters and stop harassment of its officers.

Imo community raises the alarm over alleged invasion by herdsmen

The people of Amala communities in Ngor Okpala council area of Imo State who are majorly farmers, have raised the alarm over the alleged invasion of their farmlands by Fulani herdsmen.

NNPC to invest ethanol production in Kebbi

The Nigerian National Petroluem Company, NNPC, has concluded plans to invest in the production of ethanol, an organic compound used as automobile fuel, in Kebbi State.

Police arrest Benue supervisory councillor over threat on journalist

The Nigerian Police on Thursday arrested Mr. Sunday Okonkwo, the Supervisory Councilor for Revenue in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State, for allegedly threatening to kill one Mr. Prince Yemi Itodo.

MFM FC team manager Sunday Ojieh resigns

Quadri who confirmed the resignation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that the departure of the astute manager was sudden.