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The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor sympathises with monarch over attack on domain by gunmen

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has expressed sympathy with the Ohimege Opanda of Dausu, Alh. Usman Abdullahi, over recent attacks on Dausu in Umaisha Development Area of the state by gunmen.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor promises protection of citizens

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, has sympathized with the paramount ruler of Panda, the Ohimege Opanda, HRH Alh. Usman Abdullahi, and the people of the area over the recent attack by gunmen in Dausu, Umaisha Development Area of the state that killed five people with many houses burnt.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA condemns harassment of journalist by minister, detention of another in Akwa-Ibom

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the harassment and arbitrary arrest of the journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi on the orders of the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, over a poem read during a radio programme the minister considers critical of him.
Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday directed law enforcement agencies to arrest and disperse any large gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state. 4

Lagos condemns attack on task force members by worshippers

The Lagos State Government has condemned the attack on members of the COVID-19 Task Force, by some worshippers at the Agege Central Mosque.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC condemns killing of CAN chairman

An Islamic group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the murder of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa, describing it as horrendous, ungodly and barbaric.

PDP urges NHRC to probe use of live ammunition in Ile Arugbo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja to probe alleged use of live ammunition and tear gas to dispersed aged women during the January 2nd, 2020 dawn demolition of Ile Arugbo in Ilorin.
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Nigeria, WHO partner to stop medicalisation of female genital mutilation

The Federal Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners is harmonizing efforts to put a stop to the medicalisation of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Police apologise, vow to prosecute Ondo killer policeman

Ondo state police command yesterday apologised over the killing of a truck driver at check point over N50 bribe by a trigger happy policeman in the command vowing that the culprit will be made to face the full Wrath of the law.
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Cultism: Lawmaker calls for calm, peace in Cross River community

Mr. Hilary Bisong, a lawmaker representing Boki 2 State Constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly, has condemned the cult attack which claimed the lives of four youths in the Osokom area of Boki Local Government Area in Cross River State.
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Xenophobia: Victims dead, alive must be compensated – Lagos assemblyman

A Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Tunde Braimoh, on Friday said all agents of civilisation should condemn xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African countries in South Africa.
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Ebonyi government petitions President, IGP over raid on governor’s Abuja residence

Ebonyi Government has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector-General of Police (I-G) Mohammed Adamu, over the invasion of Gov. David Umahi’s Abuja residence by suspected police officers.

Xenophobia: Tiwa Savage cancels South African performance

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, on Wednesday, said that she would no longer be performing at a festival scheduled to hold in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this month.

Jukun-Tiv crisis: Federal university workers, students relocate to Benue from Wukari

Workers and students of Tiv extraction in the Federal University, Wukari (FUW), Taraba State, have continued to flee from the institution.
Five people, including a pastor died in an attack on a church in Burkina Faso, security and local sources said Monday in a country which has seen a surge in killings blamed on jihadists.

Gunmen kill six during mass in Burkina Faso

Gunmen killed a priest and five parishioners during mass Sunday in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and a local official said.

Bayelsa elections: Security agencies, INEC colluding with APC to produce fake results – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the Military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to churn out fake results in the state House of Assembly election.

Governor Dickson accuses military of terrorism

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson on Monday accused military of operating as a terror force, alleging it played ignoble roles in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Suspected APC youths destroy Governor Ortom, PDP billboards in Benue

Youths suspected to be members of All Progressives Congress, yesterday, went on rampage in Makurdi town, destroying Governor Samuel Ortom’s and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign billboards.
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CSOs urge federal government not to stagger the elections

A coalition of civil society groups in Rivers State has called on the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider staggering the rescheduled elections.

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Mechanic docked over ‘motorcycle theft’

A 28 year-old mechanic, Amos Raphael, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing a motorcycle worth N170,000.
A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Plane carrying four passengers crashes in DR Congo

A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s ‘convoy attack’ sponsored by his deputy – Comrade Oshiomhole’s aide

Victor Oshioke, an aide to the suspended All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who hails from Apana, has debunked the allegations that the attack on Obaseki’s convoy by thugs was sponsored by Oshiomhole.
The eurozone economy on Friday shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the EU’s statistical office confirmed.

Eurozone economy contraction confirmed at 12.1% in Q2

The eurozone economy on Friday shrank by 12.1 per cent in the second quarter of the year, the EU’s statistical office confirmed.
European Commission President Ursula Leyen, on Wednesday, warned major trading partners that a carbon tax on imports if its planned transition to carbon neutrality puts its products at a disadvantage in the global market.

EU Commission chief supports sanctions on Belarus

European Commission President, Ursula Leyen, on Friday, said that she supported sanctions on Belarusian officials who violated democratic values or abused human rights.