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The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
The presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the February 16, 2019 presidential election through a ballot revolution.
A senator, Bassey Akpan, was on Tuesday declared winner of Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District primaries of PDP by Arthur Nwankwo, a member of the National Electoral Committee.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria, says the inspector-general of police has defamed Kassim Afegbua by declaring him wanted as if he is a fugitive.
Top officials of the federal government and the various state governments have continued to express concern over the growing wave of hate speeches in the country. To curb the menace, a new law is being proposed which will categorize hate speech as ‘terrorism’.
The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The total population on the Chinese mainland surpassed 1.4 billion at the end of 2019, official data showed Friday.
Nigeria’s unemployment rate, which stood at 23.1 percent in 2018, will not continue drop, a consultant to the World Bank, Prof. Abel Ogunwale, has said.
Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has declared the establishment of Operation Amotekun by Southwest governors as legal and in line with their constitutional role as chief security officers of their states.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has expressed optimism that the current recovery at the stock market will be sustained. Its optimism is based on the improved macroeconomic conditions and favourable global economic outlook.
Mustapha Idris from Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State was arrested by the police for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu.