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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Akwa Ibom re-run: INEC says dissapointed at disruptions in polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, in Akwa Ibom state, has expressed disappointment over the disruptions reported in Ukana West (Ward 11), Units 5, 8, and 9 as well as Ikpe Annang (Ward 5), Unit 12 in Essien Udim local government Council during Saturday re-run election.
Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.

Abduction of mother, two children sparks protest in Kaduna

Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Nigerian Army speaks on ‘killing, abduction of soldiers’ in Borno

The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army refutes killing, abduction of soldiers

The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

Boko Haram kills CAN chairman abducted in Adamawa

On Christmas eve, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State, killed 11 Christian captives in Borno, and said the action was taken to avenge the deaths of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the late IS leader, and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir, its spokesman, who were killed in Syria in October.
Mrs Eve Sabbagh, the Head of Public Information of the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Maiduguri.

UN condemns execution, abduction of civilians in Borno

Mr Antonio Canhandula, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator to Nigeria, has condemned the alleged execution and abduction of people on major highways by armed groups in Borno.

Father sues man for abduction, marrying daughter without consent

A middle-aged man, Abdulkareem Kashif, was on Thursday arraigned in an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly abducting a 21-year-old lady and marrying her without her parents’ consent.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor

Police declare Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer wanted over death of cops

Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted.
Nigeria Police

Police confirm attack, killing of two officers by ‘IPOB members’ in Anambra

The Police command in Anambra have confirmed the death of two police officers, allegedly attacked and shot by suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at Oraifite in Ekwusigo council area of the state.

DSS rescues two children, three years after abduction in Kebbi

The personnel of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Sunday rescued two more children, aged 3 and 4, from their abduction in Kebbi state.

Teenager in court for allegedly kidnapping minor

A teenager, Yusuf Obaka, who allegedly kidnapped a 17-year-old girl, on Wednesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja.

Onitsha, Kano monarchs condemn ‘child abduction, trafficking’

The Onitsha Traditional Council has expressed its disapproval of the recent abduction of some children which originated in Kano and was traced to Onitsha.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Torture chambers: I don’t support criminality – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Don’t associate Christ with criminality – CAN warns MURIC

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to desist from associating criminality with Christ.

Five men get death penalty in Bangladesh over 1971 war crimes

A special tribunal in Bangladesh capital of Dhaka on Tuesday sentenced five men to death for crimes against humanity during the country’s war of independence in 1971.
Ishaq Akintola

MURIC urges federal government to do more on remaining Chibok girls

An Islamic group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to redouble efforts in securing the release of the 112 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram’s captivity.

Nowhere in Nigeria is safe anymore – Kaduna cleric

Kaduna-based cleric and president of the United Church of Christ in Nations, popularly known as HEKAN, Reverend Amos Kiri, has lamented that Nigerians are no longer safe on their farms, on the roads and even in their homes, hence the need for government to be proactive in bringing those aiding, abetting or physically participating in heinous crimes to book.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has flagged off the annual Kaduna Arts and Book Festival, initiated to encourage literary arts and talents.

My child will remain in public school – Kaduna governor

Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says his child will remain in public school in spite the reported invasion of the state by kidnappers and Boko Haram elements.

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