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‘Unity List’ flops as APC throws 29 elective positions open

Barring any last minute change, 29 of the elective offices up for grab at today’s first elective National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will be thrown open to aspirants.

Aba shut down in observance of IPOB sit-at-home order

The commercial city of Aba was totally shut down Wednesday in observance of the sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the 2018 Biafra Day celebration.

Three shot as protesters, security operatives clash in Bayelsa varsity

Three persons were on Tuesday feared killed following a clash between security operatives and kinsmen of late former Governor Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State.

Report: How poor budgeting hampers police operations

Most of the operational equipment used by the Nigeria Police Force – Armoured Personnel Carriers, vehicles, body armours, communications equipment and boats – are provided by state governments and the private sector, a new report by the Network of Police Reform in Nigeria has shown.

Offa robbery: Kwara government to procure more armoured personnel carriers

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara said the State Government would procure additional Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) to beef up security in Offa and strategic locations across the state.

Minister Lai Mohammed condoles with Governor Ahmed, Offa bank robbery victims’ families

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to Gov. AbdulFatah Ahmed of Kwara, over the last week’s bank robbery in Offa.

Federal government vow to arrest those behind Offa killings

The federal government on Sunday vowed that those behind last Thursday’s armed robbery and killings in commercial town of Offa, Kwara state, would be arrested and brought to justice in order to serve as deterrent to others.

IGP Ibrahim Idris deploys 3 MOPOL units to Kwara, Taraba

After the deadly robbery attacks in Offa Kwara State and the recent killings in Donga and Bali councils in Taraba State, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has despatched six mobile police units to the two states.

Boko Haram: Police takes explosive training school to Borno

The Nigeria Police would set up an Explosive Ordinance (EOD) training school in Borno to check indiscriminate Improvised Explosive Device attacks by Boko Haram insurgents.

Expect new equipment – General Buratai tells troops

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, has assured troops fighting to clear the Sambisa forest of insurgents that very soon additional equipment will be sent to them to boost their campaign against Boko Haram.

Clearance of Sambisa a major milestone of insurgency war – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said that troops’s clearance of Sambisa forest is considered a major milestone in the war against insurgency operations in the Northeast.

Ekiti monarch pleads not guilty to murder charge

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge filed against him by the State Government.

Nigerian Army rescues 46 Boko Haram captives in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops had rescued 46 captives and destroyed a highly fortified Boko Haram insurgents’ camp deep inside Sambisa forest as part of its ongoing “clearance operation” .

Troops clear Boko Haram from fortified hideout in Sambisa, rescue captives

The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in continuation of its operation Deep Puch 11 has disloged Boko Haram terrorists from one of their highly fortified hideouts in Sambisa forest.

North East among world’s most trouble spots – Governor Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State has described the North East region as ‘among the world’s most trouble spots’ considering the number of people being killed, attacked, displaced or are facing security challenges.

Federal govt amends charges against Senator Isah Misau

The Federal Government has amended the charges of spreading injurious falsehood preferred against the senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau.

Federal govt increases charges against Senator Isah Misau

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, amended the criminal charge it preferred against Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama by increasing the counts from five to seven.

Anambra 2017: So what has changed?

So, how did Anambra achieve the feat of getting its trading population to leave their wares and patiently follow the task of collecting their voters’ cards? Anyone who has followed the elections of Anambra state would no doubt be in disbelief

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