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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Abia panel orders police to release slain man’s corpse for burial

The Chairman of the Abia State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, retired Justice Sunday Imo, has ordered the police to immediately release of the corpse of late Mr Chinaka Ahamefula to his family for burial.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

2023: NNPP chieftain warns Senator Tinubu not to contest presidency

A chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP, Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., has advised a former Governor of Lagos State and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, against running in the 2023 presidential election.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Street trading: Abia sets up mobile court, gives traders one week ultimatum

This is even as government has given street traders at Obikabia and Opobo junctions in the Ogbor Hill area of the commercial city seven days to vacate the streets and move into approved markets in the city.
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27 abducted Kano traders regain freedom

Twenty seven Kano traders, who were abducted on their way to Aba town in Abia State, have regained their freedom, according to the management of Kantinkwari Textiles Market.
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18 Kano traders abducted in Kogi

“The victims, all from the popular Kantin Kwari textile market, were traveling to Aba in Abia state to buy goods when their vehicle was attacked by the gunmen and they were taken to the bush,” newsmen reported on Thursday.
“The Controller-General of NCoS, Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, assures the public that the service will ensure the safety and humane containment of inmates in our custody,” he said.

NCoS to train inmates on modern garment, shoe making

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) is set to expand the frontier of vocational skills acquisition for inmates in shoes, garments and leather works.
Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.

Heartland end winless run in derby game vs Enyimba

Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
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Abia government mulling over relocating Milverton luxury bus park

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has hinted on relocating the popular luxury bus terminal at Milverton Street in Aba, to decongest traffic in the city centre.
Enyimba is not under pressure to carry the hope of the Nation on their shoulders on the continent in the season’s campaign Midfielder Austin Oladapo has said.

CAFCL: Why Enyimba could not go far – ex-skipper

Former captain of Enyimba International Football Club of Aba, Obinna Nwaneri, has sensationally revealed why his former team will always fail in their bid to forge ahead in the continental championships.
Enyimba goalkeeper Femi Kayode has stated that the People’s Elephant is not yet through to the next stage of the CAF champions league competition despite winning 1-0 away at Rahimo of Burkina Faso.

Enyimba crash out of CAF Champions League

Enyimba today failed in their quest to overturn a 3-0 deficit suffered at Sudan’s Al Merreikh after they could only manage a 2-1 win at home to crash out of the CAF Champions League 4-2 on aggregate.
Enyimba is not under pressure to carry the hope of the Nation on their shoulders on the continent in the season’s campaign Midfielder Austin Oladapo has said.

CAFCL: Enyimba target ‘miraculous’ comeback vs Al-Merreikh

Two-time champions Enyimba will look to overturn a 3-0 deficit they suffered in the first leg when they face Sudan’s Al Merreikh In their CAF Champions League clash in Aba on Wednesday (today).
The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated former Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche on his 37th birthday.

NFF celebrates ex-Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche at 37

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated former Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche on his 37th birthday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recover another stolen child in Abia

The Nigeria Police, Abia Command, has confirmed the recovery of Master David Okoye, who was abducted from his mother’s shop on Aug. 21, 2020 by an unknown young man.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PPRO: Police recovers another stolen child in Abia

The Nigeria Police, Abia Command, has confirmed the recovery of Master David Okoye, who was abducted from his mother’s shop on Aug. 21, 2020 by an unknown young man.
Rivers United defeated fellow title challengers Rangers in the opening match of their 2021 NPFL season.

NFF chief: NPFL TV to make N18 billion annually

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the Nigerian Professional Football League Television is expected to make at least 18 billion naira annually.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

NFF supremo warns media against causing division among players

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, insists that Nigeria professional football league players who are good enough for Super Eagles will get their chance.
Enyimba midfielder Farouk Mohammed believes the People’s Elephant 3-0 Champions League defeat away against Al-Merrikh was a good learning experience and suggests that could propel the team onto a good run.

Defeat to Al-Merrikh can spur Enyimba onto good run – midfielder

Enyimba midfielder Farouk Mohammed believes the People’s Elephant 3-0 Champions League defeat away against Al-Merrikh was a good learning experience and suggests that could propel the team onto a good run.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Abia governor bans revenue collection along major roads to check touts

Ikpeazu made the announcement in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Onyebuchi Ememanka, and made available to newsmen in Aba on Saturday

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A new variant of the coronavirus, which appears to be more transmissible, has been discovered in South Africa and is being blamed for a new surge in Covid-19 cases in the UK.

Twelve health workers test positive to coronavirus in Taraba

Twelve health workers comprising of three doctors and nine nurses have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE chief: President Buhari determined to eradicate poverty

Director General of National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led Federal Government was determined to eradicate poverty and unemployment in the country.
South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

South Africa minister dies of coronavirus

South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
General view of a cross session of lawyers in a court during a hearing of a blasphemy case in Kano, Nigeria January 21, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

Nigerian appeals court throws out blasphemy convictions that caused outcry

The two had been convicted in August by a sharia court in Nigeria’s northern, mainly Muslim state of Kano. Teenager Omar Farouq was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument, while Yahaya Aminu Sharif was accused of having shared a blasphemous message on WhatsApp.
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City of London to remove statues linked to slavery trade

The City of London on Thursday approved the removal from its ceremonial Guildhall home of statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery.