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Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

Police arrest 150 cultists, kidnappers in Epe

The Police in Lagos said on Tuesday that they arrested 150 suspected cultists and kidnappers in the last one year in the Epe community.

Lagos CP releases 40 detainees in SARS cells

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has stormed the dreaded cells of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, FEDSARS, at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja, and directed the immediate release of 40 suspects, while 30 other suspects, said to be involved in cultism, were ordered to be charged to court without delay.

Governor Emmanuel outlaws 33 cult groups in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018.

How good people elect bad leaders

A lot of people must have been inundated with messages on different social media platforms and elsewhere urging citizens of voting age to step out and obtain their permanent voters cards by getting registered and also ensure that they vote in the upcoming elections.

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Zamfara government ready to implement recommendations on security

Zamfara state government has assured that it would implement every recommendation by the federal and states security administrators forum after two days of deliberation on how to end the constant mayhem in the state.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to recover their confidence during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.

Unai Emery: Arsenal need to recover confidence at Leicester City

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to "recover their confidence" during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.
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Minister: Nigeria needs executive to end open defecation

Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says an executive order is needed to end open defecation in the country.
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YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.