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Nasarawa monarch urges district, village heads to promote peace in domains

Alhaji Aliyu Baba, the Gomo Babye of Gadabuke Development Area, Nasarawa State, has urged district and village heads in the area to initiate ideas that will promote peace in their domains.

Enugu Disco announces power outage in Nsukka

The management of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), has announced planned electricity outage for six days within Nsukka axis of Enugu State.

Gunmen kill 21 in fresh Kaduna village attack

At least 21 people have been reported killed while 28 others sustained various degrees of injuries when gunmen attacked Kukum Daji Village of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday night.

Delta community seeks right of first refusal on oil fields bids

Isoko community in Delta has called on the Federal Government to allow its indigenes the right of first refusal in the bidding process for the 57 marginal oil fields in the state.
KIDNAPPING

Policewoman, daughter, four others kidnapped in Kaduna

Suspected kidnappers have abducted a policewoman, her daughter and four others at Janruwa, Patrick Yakowa way area of Kaduna metropolis.

Soldiers burn down houses, school in Taraba community

Soldiers have allegedly burned down some houses and a school in Peva town, a community in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Troops eliminate Ansaru terrorists masquerading as bandits in Kaduna

The strategic alliance between the Kaduna State Government and security agencies has resulted in the neutralization of several Ansaru sect terrorists who engage in the illicit act of banditry and terrorism.

Five siblings die in Katsina explosion

Five family members died on Saturday at Yammawa village in Zango Local Government Area of Katsina State when a device said to be an Improvised Explosive Device planted on a farmland near the community exploded.
Fulani herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen invade Plateau community, destroy 70-hectre palliative farmland

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have grazed freely into a 70 hecters palliative farmland cultivated to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rotsu village of Miango District in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Babatunde Kokumo

Police arrest 28 for crimes, kill two robbery suspects in Edo

Mr Johnson Kokumo, Commissioner of Police in Edo disclosed this on Thursday, in Benin while briefing the media on the Command’s “modest” achievements.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Igbo women in Edo defect to PDP, vow to vote Governor Obaseki

Ahead of the Edo State governorship election slated for September, Igbo Women Community in the state have defected to PDP from APC.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: 602 repentant ex-terrorists swear oath of allegiance to Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said 602 repentant ex-terrorists have sworn to an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria after completing a deradicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration programme undertaken by the government’s ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ initiative in Gombe State.
Chairman/CEO of the NiDCOM Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa (second from left) at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA). With her are officials of NAPPSA. [Twitter/@lolusada]

NIDCOM: Nigerians living abroad are our greatest assets

According to Odu, the NiDCOM chief gave the description at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA).
Sunday 12th July was a black Sunday for residents of Adeke community and environs in Benue State. After Church service on that day, 26 youths all members of the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA in the village lost their lives in a hydro disaster. Five of the dead, including a triplet were members of the same family.

Benue boat mishap kills triplets, 23 others

Sunday 12th July was a black Sunday for residents of Adeke community and environs in Benue State. After Church service on that day, 26 youths all members of the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, in the village lost their lives in a hydro disaster. Five of the dead, including a triplet were members of the same family.

IPOB threatens payback on Anambra youths who attacked female members

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has threatened to retaliate on youths of Oba, in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State over alleged attack on some of their female members during a showcase of Igbo delicacy by the women on Sunday.

‘Robbers’ write Ebonyi banks over planned attack

Fear gripped residents of Afikpo town, in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Tuesday following a letter allegedly written to banks in the community by armed robbers, notifying them of a planned visit to the community.

NGO distributes palliatives to over 3,000 people in Osogb

An NGO, Osogbo Affairs Forum (OSAF), has distributed food items to over 3,000 vulnerable people across seven major communities in Osogbo, to ease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus remains number one public enemy

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 remains public enemy number one, but that actions of many governments and people do not reflect this.

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Super Eagles’ defender, Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.

NFF, Paderborn celebrate Jamilu Collins at 26

The Nigeria Football Federation and recently relegated German club Paderborn, have sent birthday greetings to Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins who turned 26 years on Wednesday.
The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.

London police arrest seven over murder of Khafi’s brother,

The officers of the Metropolitan Police have arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem’s younger brother, Alexander who was shot dead in West London some weeks back.
A handout satellite image shows a closeup view of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia June 26, 2020. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via REUTERS

Egypt calls for suspension of Nile dam talks

Egypt on Tuesday called for a suspension of meetings with Ethiopia on Addis Ababa's massive dam construction project on the Nile.

AU, African leaders urged to fast track high-speed rail project

African Union, AU, and leaders of the continent have been urged to fast track implementation of the high-speed rail to support the implementation of the continental free trade area.
Toni Kroos recognises Gareth Bale’s marginal role at Real Madrid is “unsatisfactory for everyone”.

Casemiro: Gareth Bale still ‘very important’ to Real Madrid

Gareth Bale is in the top three players in the world at his best, according to Casemiro, who insists the Welshman is still "very important" to Real Madrid.