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Federal govt launches agro rangers to forestall herders-farmers’ clashes

Following the escalation in farmers-herders’ clashes across the country, which have resulted in the loss of lives and property and also heighten tension, the federal government has launched what it calls “Agro rangers” to help contain the trend.

Eight boxers make final cut for 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) has picked eight boxers to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia following the final trials ahead of the Games.

Police uncover ritualist den with shallow graves in Osun

Residents of Ilobu town in Osun State were shocked as men from the Osun State Police Command stormed the town and uncovered a ritualist den with some shallow graves.

Constitution Amendment: Kwara assembly passes local govt autonomy bill, others

Kwara State House of Assembly has formally passed a Bill to give Local Governments Financial Autonomy and other Bills of the Fourth Alteration of the 1999 Constitution to bring the number of the Bills considered and passed on the 1999 Constitution Amendment to 15.

JTF deploys swamp buggy to rid Delta creeks of illegal refineries

The Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) on Thursday deployed Swamp buggy, a specially designed amphibious vehicle, to destroy illegal refineries in Delta.

How herdsmen killed two civil defence officers in Benue

The authorities of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, yesterday confirmed the killing of two of its officers in Wanger Village in Kasseyo council ward of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Ogun to strengthen anti-land grabbing law to end herdsmen-farmers clash

As part of efforts to stem herdsmen and farmers clashes, the Ogun State Government is set to strengthen its Prohibition of Forcible Occupation of Lands and Landed Properties Law, otherwise known as the Anti Land Grabbing Law, as well as give more force to its Conflicts Resolution Committee.

NSCDC arrests man for allegedly stealing goats

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Jigawa said it had arrested a 20-year-old man over an alleged theft of six goats.

NSCDC arrests 4 suspected vandals in Jigawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa on Tuesday said it had arrested four suspected vandals in the state.

Suspected herdsman killed in gun battle with police in Benue

A suspected herdsman have been killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers of the Benue state command of the Nigeria Police Force.

NSCDC arrests seven suspected bandits in Borno

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, said it had arrested seven suspected bandits terrorising communities in Magumeri Local Government Area of the state.

Herdsmen sack Ondo council secretariat

Some Fulani herdsmen this morning chased out the workers at the Akure South Local Government Secretariat following a disagreement.

Service chiefs mum after two-hour meeting with President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with security chiefs at the presidential villa in Abuja.

Why petrol scarcity has persisted – Unions

Some oil unions on Saturday blamed the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) for the persistent petrol queues being experienced across the country.


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A court will decide on Thursday whether German cities can ban heavily polluting cars, potentially wiping hundreds of millions of euros off the value of diesel cars on the country’s roads.

Nduese Essien: APC restructuring proposal meant to stunt Akwa Ibom’s growth

A former Minister of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, Nduese Essien, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC’s proposal for restructuring of Nigeria is meant to frustrate the development of Akwa Ibom State.

Asiwaju Tinubu should accelerate reconciliation of aggrieved APC members – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to accelerate the mandate of reconciling aggrieved members of the ruling party.

US, China scuffled over nuclear ‘football’ in Beijing – report

US and Chinese officials scuffled over the nuclear “football” containing launch codes during President Donald Trump’s visit to China in November, US news website Axios reported Sunday.

NFF, Enyimba, others mourn Chinedu Udoji’s demise

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have expressed deep shock following the sudden demise of Kano Pillars defender Chinedu Udoji in a road accident on Sunday.

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Federal govt trains gold miners on safer mining techniques in Osun

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Friday concluded a three-day tour of gold mines at Ibodi, Ilesa, Osun State and training of hundreds of artisanal and small scale miners on personal safety and environmental protection.

President Buhari most eligible for retirees’ club – PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari and not former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida is the most eligible to join the ‘club of retirees’, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday.

Unai Emery’s Paris Saint-Germain under pressure after Real Madrid setback

Runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain find themselves under pressure for the first time this season after Wednesday’s Champions League defeat at Real Madrid.

Liverpool fans embrace Mohamed Salah with Muslim chant

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Far-right Austrian party revokes statements on Muslims

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