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Business mogul renews call on oil multinationals to relocate headquarters to Niger Delta

Oil multinationals operating in the Niger Delta have been called upon for the umpteenth time to relocate their headquarters to the region.
Leah Sharibu

Give us Leah Sharibu as our Christmas gift – group

Northern States Christian Elders Forum, NOSCEF, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari, to give the Christian community in the country Christmas gift by ensuring the release of Leah Sharibu from what the forum described as “the brutal custody of the Boko Haram.”
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

CSOs urges Bauchi governor to conduct council election

The Forum of Executive Directors of Civil Society Organizations in Bauchi state has called on the state Governor, Senator Bala Muhammed to conduct Local Government election in the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF renovates 34 PHCs in Bauchi

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has renovated 34 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in Bauchi State to ensure child survival and improve the healthcare infrastructure.

Six die in Jos mining accident

Six persons died as a mining pit collapsed on Tuesday at Zawan Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau.
Nnia Nwodo

Ohanaeze faults federal government’s free visa migration policy, says insecurity will worsen

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has cautioned the Federal Government against plans to throw open Nigeria’s borders open to immigrants without visas.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army conducts free medical outreaches in North East

Troops of the Nigerian Army in continuation of the crackdown on criminal syndicates have encountered and overpowered several terrorist elements in the north east theatre of operation even as free medical outreaches by the Army have been extended to some communities as part of non kinetic military efforts to win support of the people.
Nnia Nwodo

Controversy over Ohanaeze leadership’s tenure

The tenure of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo leadership will end in January 2021, not 2020, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation said on Sunday. It warned mischief makers against stampeding the executive.

NAF hands over transformer vandal to police

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in Imo State has handed over a suspect arrested for transformer vandalism and two other men to the state police command.

Falling palm tree kills man in Enugu

Chukwujama Eze, of Umuojobo clan, was killed when a palm tree he had sold to a palm-wine tapper from a neighbouring village was being uprooted.
Hotels, lodges and guest houses in Ugandan capital Kampala and neighbouring districts have to disclose details of visitors every day as part of measures to fight urban crime.

Uganda, Rwanda officials meet in Kampala over tensions

Rwandan and Ugandan officials will on Friday meet in Kampala to discuss the implementation of a pact aimed at ending tensions between the two countries.

Court orders remand of rape suspect in correctional centre

An Ebonyi Magistrate’s Court, in Abakaliki, on Tuesday remanded Desmond Eze, 25, in custody at the correctional centre over alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl (names withheld).

Man raises alarm over missing son after summon by local vigilante

Controversy has been stirred by an alarm raised by one Chief Emmanuel Anyina, alleging that his son, Amos Amadi, disappeared after he honoured an invitation by the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman of the Community, Chikwere Ogbuogor, the ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee, OSPAC, Vigilante Commander, Alexander Omezuruike, to denounce cultism.

10 killed in Rivers as vigilantes raid communities

Local vigilantes based in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, under the aegis of ONELGA Security Planning and Advisory Committee (OSPAC), have killed about 10 persons at Okomoko and neighbouring communities in Etche Local Government Area of the state.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.

Group: Death of Kogi PDP woman leader burnt alive must not be swept under...

An international NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he diligently followed to the end the prosecution of those held for the death of the Kogi PDP woman leader, Mrs Acheju Abuh, to serve as a deterrent to others.

Catholic priest slumps, dies in football pitch

Ukor, who was the priest in charge of the Onitsha Archdiocesan owned newspaper, Trinitas, was described as a happy and easy going.
New Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Monday, called for reconciliation among staff and students, saying “ we all need to forgive each other in order to move the institution forward”.

Andy Egwunyenga takes over as Delta university vice-chancellor

New Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Monday, called for reconciliation among staff and students, saying “ we all need to forgive each other in order to move the institution forward”.

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Initial information suggests the suspect and one or more of the victims knew each other, police have said. Reuters

Police: Gunman kills six in Germany attack

Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.