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Yuletide: Governor Ambode urges Nigerians to extend love, kindness to all

Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has called on Nigerians to see the period of Christmas as an opportunity to rekindle acts of love and kindness to one another and especially to the vulnerable in the society.

DSS official threatens to shoot journalists at Akwa Ibom Govt House

Akwa Ibom State Government House journalists yesterday berated a Department of State Services (DSS) official for threatening to shoot members of the Correspondents’ Chapel who went to keep an appointment with the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr. Ekerete Udo.

Boko Haram’s plot to bomb Abuja, others real – Police

The police have said the plot by Boko Haram to bomb the Federal Capital Territory and six other states is real.

Police kill 2 suspected killers of Youth leader in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force has killed two suspected killers of a Youth Leader, Haru Manya, in Sabon Gaya in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Police parades 16 for robbery, kidnapping, car snatching

The Police Thursday paraded 16 suspect for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and car snatching.

I will not allow journalists to be harassed – Governor Al-Makura’s aide

Mr Musa Elayo, the newly appointed Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, says he will ensure that the rights of journalists practicing in the state are protected.

ACP Abba Kyari arrests man who cloned his Facebook

Abba Kyari, assistant police commissioner of Lagos state, says he has arrested a man who cloned his Facebook account.

Benue anti-grazing law: Nasarawa govt assures border communities of safety

The Nasarawa State Government has called on its border communities with Benue State, to go about their normal businesses as the implementation of the Anti-Grazing Law by the Benue State Government takes effect.

Governor Ambode congratulates new UNILAG vice-chancellor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday congratulated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe on his appointment as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

NUJ lauds Governor Al-Makura over appointment of 3 journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nasarawa State Council, has lauded Gov. Umaru Al-Makura, for appointing three journalists into various positions in the state.

PenCom explains delay in gratuity payment

Some retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) have yet to receive gratuity due to unfunded Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS) backlog owed by the Federal Government.

Police chief Ibrahim Idris warns officers against being kidnapped like “fowls”

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against allowing themselves to be abducted ‘like “fowls’.

Trade Union Congress accuses Cross River govt of misappropriating N19bn Paris Club refund

The organised labour in Cross River State has accused the state government of misappropriating the N19 billion meant for the settlement of gratuities, salaries and other labour-related matters in the state.

Why new pension bill must be dropped – SGF

The Office of Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, and some stakeholders have opposed the proposed exemption of para-military organisations from the contributory pension scheme.

IGP directs AIGs, CPs to beef up security on highways

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police, AIGs, and Commissioners of Police, CPs, to replicate his efforts at tackling crimes in the country by beefing up security on highways and major roads.

Imo govt to immortalise slain Somtochukwu Ibeanusi

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says the state government would name Douglas Road after 10-year-old Somtochukwu Ibeanusi who died on August 26 during Eke Ukwu Market demolition and relocation.

Niger govt increases contribution to state workers’ pension

The Niger State Government has increased by three per cent its counterpart funding of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) of the state’s workers.

NNPC reshuffle: North can’t get 10 portfolios leaving Niger Delta with two – IPDI

A rights group in Delta State, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to invalidate the recent lopsided appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the rail line project to his home town, Daura, in Katsina state.

Gov. Sani Bello signs Pension Act into law

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has signed into law a bill establishing the new Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) for employees in the state civil service.

Police’ll apprehend killers of Fr. Onunkwo – Imo CP

The Imo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Chris Ezike, has said that the command is determined to apprehend the murderers of Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo.

We’ll deploy suitable technologies to promote SMEs – minister

MINISTER of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Sunday, stated that the ministry will continue to deploy suitable technologies for the promotion of small, medium enterprises (SMEs) with a view to ensuring economic diversification and sustainable economic growth.

PenCom queries bill on paramilitary pension scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has kicked against the bill seeking to exclude paramilitary organisations including the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

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Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao- says Service Chefs will submit to DHQ under the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor.

NAF chief: Terrorists’ll be brought to their knees

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said the Nigerian military will win the war on insecurity in the North-East and other parts of the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Oyo: Police rescues three abducted women after four days in captivity

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday confirmed the release of the abducted victims at Onipe, a suburb along the Ijebu-ode/Idi-Ayunre axis of Oluyole Local Government Area of the state on Monday by unknown gunmen.
The newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Prof George Obiozor has admonished the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to thread cautiously his agitation for a separate country from Nigeria.

Ohanaeze: No ‘no man’s land’ in Igbo land

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has warned non-Igbo indigenes residing in the South-East to erase ‘no man’s land’ from their minds.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador addresses to the nation on his second anniversary as the President of Mexico, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, December 1, 2020. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for COVID-19, he said on Sunday, adding that his symptoms were light and that he was receiving medical treatment. Photo taken December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Mexico president backs extension of supreme court head’s term, sparks backlash

Mexico's Senate on Thursday voted to extend the term of the president of the Supreme Court for an extra two years, a move criticized by opposition lawmakers who called it a bid by the ruling party to strengthen its hold on the country's institutions.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Kaduna: Police arrest three for criminal conspiracy, incitement, abduction

The Police Command in Kaduna State said on Friday that it had arrested three suspects for criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbances and abduction in the state.

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Stunningly beautiful and alluring actress, Ini Edo has revealed what she cannot step out without. She said that no matter what happens, she can’t step out of her house without applying her lipstick.

Ini Edo: I cannot step out without lipstick

Stunningly beautiful and alluring actress, Ini Edo has revealed what she cannot step out without. She said that no matter what happens, she can’t step out of her house without applying her lipstick.
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Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge warming up for Olympics marathon in Netherlands race

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion and world record holder, said he was looking forward to a beautiful race on Sunday in Enschede, the Netherlands, a run he sees as crucial preparation for this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Edo Queens Women Football Club’s Coordinator, Sabina Chikere, says the team are optimistic about doing well at the Super 6 tournament in Ijebu-Ode.

Edo Queens optimistic of qualification for CAF women’s championship

Edo Queens Women Football Club’s Coordinator, Sabina Chikere, says the team are optimistic about doing well at the Super 6 tournament in Ijebu-Ode.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: How we stopped bandits from kidnapping 15 persons in Kaduna

Narrating how the feat was achieved, ASP Mohammed Jalige, Kaduna Police Command spokesperson said on Fridat afternoon, gunmen suspected to be bandits blocked Buruku Birnin Gwari Road around Unguwan Yako forest in an attempt to kidnap occupants of two Volkswagen salon cars.
Former National Chairman of the defunct Independent Democrats ID Party, Chief Edozie Madu, has declared to contest for governorship in Anambra State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Anambra APC guber aspirant advises colleagues to stop attacking Senator Ngige, party leaders

Former National Chairman of the defunct Independent Democrats ID Party, Chief Edozie Madu, has declared to contest for governorship in Anambra State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.