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Newsmen report that the meeting is being presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday.

President Buhari urged to be ruthless with bandits

Against the backdrop of rising murders and kidnappings in the country, the Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with bandits in order to serve as a deterrent to others.
Apparently to brief the President on the ongoing military operations in his domain, Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma Tuesday held a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari, Imo governor hold talks over ‘Orlu unrest’

Apparently to brief the President on the ongoing military operations in his domain, Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma Tuesday held a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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The lion that cannot be caged

Others have not reached out to me and have written or spoken out of ignorance, hate and malice imputing the worst motivations for actions which they claim I have purportedly taken.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

University clerk arrested for ‘killing’ colleague over debt

A senior clerk at the National Open University of Nigeria, Makurdi centre, Benue State, Iko Danasabe, has been arrested for the alleged murder of his colleague, Francis Atache.
Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence and Response Team, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari.

#EndSARS: Abba Kyari’s lawyer alleges media trial

The former head of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian police, Abba Kyari, has protested being subjected to ‘media trial’ over a petition before the Lagos judicial panel hearing cases of alleged police brutality.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police ordered to arraign suspect detained for one year

The Independent Investigative Panel probing police brutality in Abuja, on Thursday, gave the police a six-day ultimatum to arraign a suspect, Raphael Toona, who has been in detention for about one year.
The United Kingdom (UK) has the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe, new data has revealed.

Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1.5 million

The world has crossed the grim milestone of 1.5 million coronavirus deaths amid the wait for the distribution of vaccines.

Court restores Abigborodo, Hely Creek fields to Transnational Energy

A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the purported reversal of the consent given by the Federal Government for the farm-out agreement between Chevron and Transnational Energy Limited (TEL) on the Abigborodo and Hely Creeks marginal fields in the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 49.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

How we beheaded vigilante men, took their heads round our community – suspects

Residents of Rumuodogbo community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State can now sleep with their eyes closed, as operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have arrested three members of a notorious kidnap gang terrorizing the community and Port Harcourt city.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate reinstatement of Maryam Danna who was wrongfully retired in 2016 by the Federal Government.

President Buhari reinstates wrongfully retired whistleblower

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate reinstatement of Maryam Danna who was wrongfully retired in 2016 by the Federal Government.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Panel orders police to produce two brothers arrested since 2019 by IRT

The National Human Rights Commission panel investigating alleged human rights violations by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad has ordered the Nigeria Police to provide reports on the whereabouts of two brothers, whose matter is before the panel.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Panel asks police to explain alleged abduction, disappearance of sick boy in Abuja

The Independent Investigative Panel on allegations of human rights violations by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigerian Police on Tuesday asked the Police to get ready and respond to the case of alleged abduction and enforced disappearance of a young boy, Elijah Tanko of Bwari Area Council of FCT.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: We detained Evans’ sister to arrest kidnap kingpin

The Legal representative of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari) on Tuesday, said that Nzube Obiechinna, who claimed to be a SARS victim is relative of suspected kidnapper, Chukwudidumee Onuamadike, otherwise known as Evans.
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#EndSARS: Abba Kyari’s lawyer appears before panel, disagrees over invitation

Nosa Uhumwangho, Legal representative of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team, headed by DCP Abba Kyari, has disagreed with the Lagos State (#EndSARS) Judicial Panel of Inquiry that the unit was not properly served but heard about the indictment of his client in the media.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

How we abducted expatriates, killed soldiers in Bayelsa, Rivers – suspects

Two members of a sea pirate syndicate, Kelvin Dikuro, aka General Small Voice and Erememi Captain, alias Nwalanta, have recounted their criminal escapades within the Niger Delta region, including Bayelsa and Rivers states.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that he would not stop carrying out people-oriented projects, with a plan to start construction of the sixth flyover at Kaduna bridge by Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt.

Rivers governor plans construction of 6th flyover

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that he would not stop carrying out people-oriented projects, with a plan to start construction of the sixth flyover at Kaduna bridge by Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt.
The immediate past Kano State Commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development, Engr Muazu Magaji, who was relieved of his appointment following alleged unguarded utterances he made against the person of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, has finally cleared the air of what he actually meant.

Kano governor reappoints sacked commissioner

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has on Thursday reappointed his sacked commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Mu’azu Magaji, who allegedly mocked the death of late Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Among the appointees is Salihu Tanko Yakasai (SA Media), Abubakar Sahabo Bawuro (SA Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), Mamudu Madakin Gini (SA Commerce) and Isa Yunusa Danguguwa (SA Labour Matters)

#EndSARS: Kano governor reinstates media aide

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Wednesday night, ordered the reinstatement of his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Yakasai.
Members of the Muslim burial organization prepare the body of a man who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for burial at Ghiedmatiel Islamia mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, July 31, 2020. REUTERS-Sumaya Hisham

Global coronavirus death toll tops one million

The number of deaths from coronavirus globally has crossed the million threshold, with more than 1,000,502 deaths recorded as of Sunday evening, according to worldometer.info.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Ibrahim Gambari: PDP has chosen wrong person to malign – Presidency

The Presidency has again frowned at the repeated sentiments being played around a recent video clip by the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), describing it as ”a complete waste of time”.

Senator Buruji Kashamu dies of coronavirus

A former senator representing Ogun-East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu, has died of COVID-19 complications at the First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos.
Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura, Fatimah, that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years.

Mamman Daura: Abba Kyari, Isa Funtua’s deaths so disturbing to me

Mamman Daura, the nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Saturday that the death of the late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and that of late Ismaila Isa Funtua, was so disturbing to him.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Ebonyi: Gunmen attack police station in Izzi

Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Imo hunter kills lover for ‘cheating on him’

A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.

FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed Jurgen Klopp’s claim that Liverpool can no longer hope to defend their Premier League title.

Manchester City in bizarre spat with Opta

Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
A Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, has said that the way things are going in Nigeria, Ndigbo Republic may emerge instead of Biafra.

Charles Udeogaranya: Ndigbo Republic may emerge if South-East fails to produce president in 2023

According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”

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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks as he commemorates the 50 millionth coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination with a number of vaccine recipients in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., Feb. 25, 2021. REUTERS

Joe Biden team looking to stop Saudi arms deals that help it attack others

After pausing half a billion dollars in arms deals with Saudi Arabia out of concern over casualties in Yemen, President Joe Biden’s administration may shift U.S. policy not only to cancel past deals that pose human rights concerns, but limit future military sales to “defensive” weapons.
DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday released funds to affected local government areas to purchase food items for the affected communities as part of an effort to cushion the effect of their sufferings.

Delta governor signs bills establishing three universities

The bills, which were presented to Okowa for assent by the Speaker of the Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori who was accompanied by his Deputy, Chief Christopher Ochor and other principal officers, were for the University of Delta, Agbor; Dennis Osadebay University, Anwai and the University of Science and Technology, Ozoro.

Trader jailed for pirating Bible in Akwa Ibom

Justice F. O. Riman of the Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has sentenced a trader, Chinonso Ugochukwu, to one year imprisonment for pirating the Bible.

Suspected Islamists kill a dozen people in eastern Congo attacks

Assailants killed a dozen people in two overnight attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army, a witness and a local rights group said on Wednesday, blaming an Islamist militia.
The Stockfish Dealers Association has called on the federal government to grant importers of stockfish access to the foreign exchange.

Norwegian Seafood Council faults Nigeria’s inclusion of stockfish in banned list

The Norwegian Seafood Council has protested the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s inclusion of stockfish in the list of banned goods to be imported into the country.