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Suspected herdsmen storm Benue community, kill one, shoot scores

Suspected armed herdsmen, yesterday afternoon, reportedly hacked and killed a middle-aged man, Titus Nyitar, raped a woman in the presence of her husband and shot several others in three villages of Mbawa Council Ward in Guma Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Hard time awaits gang crime

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned hoodlums and vigilantee groups engaing in coronavirus pandemic lockdown- induced opportunistic crimes in Lagos and Ogun States of hard times.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 5

Lockdown unrest: Lagos orders total clampdown on hoodlums, those flouting directive

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday ordered a joint security patrol to deal with miscreants and armed gangs attacking innocent citizens.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 5

Lockdown: 100 ‘criminals’ arrested in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said over 100 suspected criminals causing unrest in the state due to Coronavirus lockdown, have been arrested in the last 72 hours.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

Nigeria warns states against relaxing coronavirus regulations

Some state governments recently met with religious leaders and relaxed their regulations with respect to having a gathering of not less than 30 or even 20 people gathered in a place at any given time.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared that he is willing to set aside his immunity to testify against persons who violate the state’s border closure regulations aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus.

Governor Wike: I am ready to set aside my immunity for coronavirus

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared that he is willing to set aside his immunity to testify against persons who violate the state’s border closure regulations aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

Nnamdi Kanu: I will give Yorubas one million IPOB members to support Amotekun

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has in a live broadcast on the 15th of January 2020, backed the South West security outfit called Operation Amotekun, saying that his group would do anything to ensure that Amotekun stays in Yoruba land.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun: Southern, middle belt forum criticise federal government declaration

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the federal government to declare Amotekun, a security outfit set up by South-west governments, illegal.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Minister: Operation Amotekun is illegal

The Federal Government has declared the security outfit by South-West states known as Operation Amotekun as illegal.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor hosts military, others for council’s review

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday hosted heads of the military, paramilitary and security agencies to assess and review security situation of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari commissions projects in Katsina Monday

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Sunday visited some of the sites where President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission some projects in the area on Monday.
Members of the minority parties in the House of Representatives have faulted the suspension of the Minority Leader, Mr Ndudi Elumelu, and five other leaders of the caucus by the Peoples Democratic Party.

Rep Ndudi Elumelu appoints 125 constituents as political aides

Minority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives and member representing Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, Mr. Ndudi Elumelu, has appointed 125 youths and women drawn from across the constituency as his political aides.

Abduction: Kano government issues red alert to parents, guardians

Kano State government has issued a red alert to parents and guardians to be vigilant, following the furore generated by the abduction of nine Kano teenagers, rechristened and sold out to slavery in Onitsha, Anambra state.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Full list of senate committees chairmen, deputy

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has named Chairmen of Senate Committees and their Deputies.

YCFN: Nigerian Armed Forces not sentimental about retirement policy

The Young Christians Forum of Nigeria (YCFN) has described as unfounded allegations of lopsided recruitment, postings, appointments and retirements of military personnel by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN).
Two groups of protesters took to the streets of Port Harcourt on Tuesday as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC begins the collation of the results of the Rivers State March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections .

Protests over collation of Rivers election results in Port Harcourt

Two groups of protesters took to the streets of Port Harcourt on Tuesday as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, begins the collation of the results of the Rivers State March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Nigerian Army: 24 arrested for snatching ballot boxes during gov polls

The Nigerian Army said it arrested no fewer than 24 suspects in connection with electoral offences during the Saturday Governorship and House Assembly elections in Imo, Abia and Cross River States.

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The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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