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How abducted Americans, Canadians were rescued – Police

The police have explained how the four foreign nationals abducted on Tuesday along the Kwoi–Jere road in Kaduna State by gunmen were rescued.

Ten feared killed in fresh attacks in Kaduna

The Kaduna State police commissioner, Agyole Abeh, confirmed the attacks Saturday evening but said only four were killed and five injured.

Bayelsa monarch’s wife, principal regain freedom 25 days after – family

Mrs Tina Inegbagha wife of the Paramount Ruler Of Ayakoro Community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa and Mr Egbele Jack, a school principal have been released by their captors, 25 days after they were kidnapped.

Police confirm latest Numan attack

The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of a military personnel and civilians at Numan village after an attack by suspected Fulani militia.

At least seven killed in fresh violence in Rivers

Gunmen killed at least seven people Thursday at a farm in Nigeria's Rivers State, police said, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich southern region.

Suspected herdsmen destroy 200 acre farms in Ondo

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly invaded a farmland at Arodoye community, in the Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, destroying 200 acre farms.

Police search arrested Isoko rights activist’s home in Delta

Delta State Police Command has thoroughly searched the Otor-Iyede, Isoko North Local Government Area home of human rights activist, Comrade Anthony A. Ogbalor, who it is detaining as a kidnap and robbery suspect.

Five killed in fresh Rivers community attack

Barely four days after 17 persons were killed in an early morning attack in Rivers State, five persons have been reportedly killed in Egbeda, a community in Emohua Local Government Area of the state when unknown gunmen raided the area.

Killings: Police beef up security in Rivers community

The Rivers Police Command says it has deployed more anti-cultism, anti-kidnapping and anti-terror police personnel to Omoku to fish out those who killed 16 worshippers on New Year Day.

Police arrest 14 over Ibadan violence

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested 14 suspects in connection with the violence which occurred at Oke-Ado area of Ibadan between two warring groups.

Wanted kidnap suspect arrested while trying to reclaim operational vehicle

A kidnap suspect, Ojiedu Doctor, who had been on the wanted list of the Delta State Police Command, has been arrested as he walked into the Police Headquarters, Asaba, to reclaim a vehicle used for a kidnapping operation in 2015.

Kwara Speaker Ali Ahmad condemns hoodlums’ attacks on churches in Ilorin

The Speaker of Kwara House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, has condemned the attacks on worshippers on New Year’s eve in some churches in Ilorin.

Police in Gombe attribute peaceful yuletide to citizens’ cooperation

Shina Olukolu, Gombe State Police Commissioner, has attributed the peaceful Christmas celebration in the state to the cooperation of the citizens and residents.

Police in Plateau record peaceful Christmas celebration

The Plateau Police Command on Tuesday said that Christmas celebration in the state was peaceful and devoid of any security threat.


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Goodluck Jonathan among Africa’s poorest ex-leaders – Godknows Igali

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is one of the poorest Nigeria or African’s former leaders in recent time, his associate and former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali, has said.

IPOB honours those allegedly killed during pro-Trump rally in Port Harcourt

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, honoured its members, who were killed by security operatives in Port Harcourt, one year ago, during a rally in support of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

2019: Looking beyond the APC and PDP

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Federal govt will resolve farmers-herdsmen crisis – APC

The All Progressives Congress has assured Nigerians that the federal government is working hard to resolve the farmers versus fulani herdsmen persistent crisis that has claimed several lives recently.

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Fuel scarcity is man-made – Senator Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, says the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country is man-made and that those responsible must pay the price for visiting needless hardship on Nigerians.

Not all Fulani herdsmen are criminals – Governor Bagudu

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Tuesday, has said that Fulani herdsmen needed help to change their old lifestyle and pastoral practices which they have been practicing for centuries.

Policeman killed in fresh violence in anglophone Cameroon

A policeman was killed on Sunday by presumed separatists in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, where the situation remained extremely tense on Monday, sources told AFP.

2019: INEC’s timely release of timetable‘ll reduce litigation – Ex-Rep Paul Adah

Former Member, House of Representatives and 2019 governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Paul Adah, has described last week’s release of 2019 election timetable by the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, as a commendable step that would guarantee level playing field.