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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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” .
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.
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.
The Federal Government has amended the charges of spreading injurious falsehood preferred against the senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, 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.
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The Ministry of Hydrocarbons for the Republic of the Congo has announced that the country has become the fifteenth member of the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The Liverpool forward, who was forced to miss the opening game defeat against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg as a result of the shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid last month, has been pictured alongside Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, since arriving at Egypt's base in Grozny.
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