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Nigerians in diaspora appeal for Leah Sharibu’s release

The Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation, USA, has appealed for the release of Leah Sharibu who was abducted in 2018 by a faction of the Boko Haram terrorists group.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Kajuru killings: PDP guber candidate calls for arrest of perpetrators

The Kaduna state gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isah Ashiru, has urged the state government and security agencies to fish out and prosecute those involved in the killings of villagers in Kajuru area of the state.
Hoda Muthana is the only US citizen among an estimated 1,500 foreign women and children at the al-Hawl refugee camp [Fadel Senna-AFP]

US woman ‘deeply regrets’ joining ISIS, wants to return home

A US woman who ran away from home at the age of 20 to live in ISIL's so-called 'caliphate' says she "deeply regrets" her decision, and has pleaded with US authorities to allow her to return home.

Spanish victims of sex abuse by priests speak out

A trickle of accusations of sexual abuse against priests in schools and seminaries is starting to erode the wall of silence in Catholic Spain, whose Church representatives are set to attend a major Vatican meeting on child protection.
Sani Kaita

Woman petitions NAPTIP over alleged child abandonment by ex-international footballer

A woman, Ms Esther Emiola, has petitioned the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) over alleged child abandonment by former international footballer, Sani Kaita.

Muslim clerics demand arrest, prosecution of suspects in Kaduna killings

The Council of Imams and Ulamas ‎on Sunday called on the Kaduna State Government to immediately apprehend and prosecute the masterminds of the Killings of 66 persons in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

66 killed in attacks on 8 Kaduna hamlets

No fewer than 66 people were reportedly killed in eight settlements near Maro Gida village of Kajuru LGA of Kaduna State Thursday night. Among the victims are 22 children and 12 women, while four wounded persons were said to have been rescued by security agents who were alerted on the attacks.
The current Queen Moremi Ajasoro Cultural Pageant, Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has advised Nigerians to extend the Valentine love to the needy and less privileged.

Queen Moremi: Extend Valentine love to the needy

The current Queen Moremi Ajasoro Cultural Pageant, Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has advised Nigerians to extend the Valentine love to the needy and less privileged.
Shamima Begum flew to Syria to join Islamic State in February 2015. Laura Lean-AFP-Getty Images

UK teen runaway who joined ISIS ‘wants to come home’

A British teenager who fled to join the Islamic State group in Syria is living in a refugee camp and wants to return home, The Times reported on Thursday.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Things that pertain to our peace

I’d never had the head for figures. In fact, the enmity between me and mathematics was so bad that if you gave me a bottle, and you asked me to use the bottom to write the letter ‘o,’ it may likely come out as ‘p’ or ‘q,’ or even something more catastrophic.
Nigeria Police

Police advise election observers not to interfere in polls

The Nigeria Police have cautioned accredited election observers on the limit of their duties in the forthcoming elections, noting that they are only expected to observe and not to interfere with the process.

119 child soldiers released to families in South Sudan

Nearly 120 children were released from an armed group in South Sudan on Monday, bringing the total number of children released to 3 100.
John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi: My family forced me out of China

John Obi Mikel has opened up on a wide range of issues in an interview with The Sun especially his move to English Championship side, Middlesbrough in the January transfer window.

Don laments 1.3 million out of school children in Bauchi

A professor at the Department of Accounting and Finance of the Bayero University, Kano State, Kabir Tahir Hamid, has lamented the 1.3 million out of school children in Bauchi State, saying that the failure of parents and guardians to prioritise the education of their children was responsible for the staggering figure.
US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were locked in fierce fighting as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” in eastern Syria on Sunday, a war monitor said.

US backed SDF bombards IS in Syria in final push

US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were locked in fierce fighting as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” in eastern Syria on Sunday, a war monitor said.

NOA warns against fake election results

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Gombe State has called on the general public to avoid spreading fake election results to ensure peace during and after the general elections.
Raphael Samuel

Man set to drag parents to court for giving birth to him

A 27 year old Indian man Raphael Samuel is set to embark on an impossible mission of dragging his parents to court for giving birth to him without his consent.
Morocco has suspended its participation in the Saudi-led military coalition's fight against Yemen's Houthi rebels, government officials have said.

Morocco suspends participation in Saudi-led war in Yemen

Morocco has suspended its participation in the Saudi-led military coalition's fight against Yemen's Houthi rebels, government officials have said.

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Elections: Police warn politicians to seek redress in court of law, refrain from violence

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday urged any aggrieved party or parties on any issue that may arise over the conduct of the forthcoming general elections to seek redress in a court of law.

NCAA urges telecoms operators to offset outstanding debts

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Wednesday advised telecommunications operators, who are yet to remit their outstanding payments to the agency, to do so without further delay.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi

Super Eagles’ Ogenyi Onazi set for early injury return

Onazi, 26, ruptured his Achilles tendon while in action for Trabzonspor in a Turkish League game against Rizespor in December 2018 and has since undergone surgery.

DMO: Investors bid N234 billion for N150 billion bonds offer

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government’s February bonds received over N234 billion from investors for the N150 billion that was offered.

Zambia opposition to report President Lungu’s ‘violence’ to ICC

Opposition parties in Zambia said Wednesday they would report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals.