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Tax: Akwa Ibom government seals off Ecobank, Union Bank premises

The Akwa Ibom State government has sealed the premises of Ecobank in Uyo over alleged tax default.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Three Shiite IMN members die in police custody

Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

In Pictures: Police, troops disperse #RevolutionNow protesters

Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.
Biodun Fatoyinbo

Rape: Biodun Fatoyinbo accuses Timi, Busola Dakolo of conspiracy, falsehood

Embattled Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) has launched a fightback over allegations that he raped celebrity photographer Mrs. Busola Dakolo some 16 years ago.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal

Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.
Nigeria Police

Police beef up security around Kano emir’s palace

There was presence of heavily armed policemen around Kano Emir’s Palace and the personal residences of some senior council members of the emirate yesterday, according to a report.
Nigeria Police

Group: Armed policemen should undergo psychiatric test

A NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, has reiterated the call for armed policemen to be subjected to psychiatric test “to save Nigerians from their unusual brutality.”
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Security beefed up as Appeal Court decides Zamfara APC guber tussle

Security was on Monday beefed up at Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, ahead of a judgement challenging the order of a Zamfara High Court, which paved way for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field candidates in the 2019 gubernatorial election.
Mohammed Wakili

Kano police chief apologises to NBA over unlawful arrest

Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili, has apologised to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over molestation and unlawful arrest of its members by policemen.

Rerun: Kano NBA charges state police commissioner to be non-partisan

The Kano state branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Wakili Mohammed, to be non-partisan and professional in the discharge of his official duties.
Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye accuses police of attempting to put guns in his cars

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, whose Maitama, Abuja residence has been under police siege on Friday said armed policemen numbering about 20 attempted to put guns in some of the cars parked in his compound.
Rufus Bature

Plateau ex-SSG blames Jos crises on failure of previous administrations

According to him, ‘’We were able to put in place policy framework to end crises in the state to return the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their original homes from the camps before I left office as Secretary to Plateau State Government’’
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly crisis: Aggrieved lawmakers beg Ibrahim Idris to take over probe

Following the recent crisis that engulfed the Ondo House of Assembly, 18 aggrieved lawmakers in the state have petitioned the Inspector General of Police, asking him to take over investigations of the assault that took place on the floor of the House on November 9, 2018.

Udom Emmanuel: Police aiding breakdown of law and order in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Federal Government to immediately redeploy Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, for allegedly aiding the breakdown of law and order in the state.

Evans: Police hid me in toilet when Femi Falana came

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, told a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Friday, that the Police hid him in a toilet when rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), came looking for him.

Gunmen kill masquerade custodian, driver in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have killed one Yusuf Adabanege, the custodian of “Sementi Masquerade” of Obehira in the Central Senatorial district of Kogi state.

Protesters hold Adams Oshiomhole hostage at APC secretariat

Hundreds of supporters of senator Muhammed Sani Musa have held the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (AP), Adams Oshiomhole, hostage at the party’s Secretariat in Abuja.
INEC Election Nigeria

Osun election: Tribunal restrains INEC from tampering with guber results

The Election Petition Tribunal constituted to hear the petitions arising from the Osun State governorship election has granted an ex parte order to Senator Ademola Adeleke, restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission from altering election results as well as information contained in the card reader machines and other documents used for the poll.

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The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders

Former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised South East leaders to feel free to travel abroad, saying his attack on Saturday by members of the outlawed IPOB did not represent the behaviour of the larger Igbo people in the diaspora.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: Those who attacked me were under the influence of alcohol, drugs

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Monday said that members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, who attacked him weekend in Nuremberg, Germany, were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
Mary Robinette Kowal’s The Calculating Stars (the first in her Lady Astronaut series) won Best Novel

Women sweep the Hugo Awards

The 2019 Hugo Awards were held on August 18th at the Dublin World Science Fiction Convention (also known as Worldcon) to honor the best science fiction and fantasy works from the last year.
Mauro Icardi will not be joining Monaco, the Inter striker's wife and agent Wanda Nara has insisted.

Mauro Icardi won’t be leaving Inter for Monaco – wife

gMauro Icardi will not be joining Monaco, the Inter striker's wife and agent Wanda Nara has insisted.
Brazil veteran Dani Alves scored the winning goal on his debut for Sao Paulo on Sunday, weeks after signing a three-year deal with the club.

Dani Alves scores winner on Sao Paulo debut

Brazil veteran Dani Alves scored the winning goal on his debut for Sao Paulo on Sunday, weeks after signing a three-year deal with the club.