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NDLEA discovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis’ farms in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.
Archbishop Buti Tlhagale

South Africa Catholic bishops counter authorities, say attacks xenophobic

Catholic Bishops of South Africa have said the claim by the South African authorities that the attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in the country by some South Africans were not xenophobic was incorrect.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor calls for sophisticated technology to fight crime

Following the rising spate of criminal activity and general insecurity in the state, Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday called on security agencies to deploy sophisticated technology in intelligence gathering in order to match the increasing sophistication of criminals.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor kick start dialogues with bandits Wednesday

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State is expected to kick start the proposed state dialogue on Wednesday, with identified Bandits, Cattle Rustlers and other criminal elements in the 8 frontline Local Government Areas of the State bordering Zamfara, that are prominently gripped by insecurity and several forms of criminality
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

No hiding place for criminals in Kano – governor

No hiding place for criminals in Kano State, they are on the run sequel to obvious fact of being caught and arrested by security in my state says Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his association with Chika Augustine Odionyemma, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation last Thursday, was purely on the basis of their common Imo nativity.

Leave Imo governor out of Chika Odionyemma’s fraud case – aide

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his association with Chika Augustine Odionyemma, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation last Thursday, was purely on the basis of their common Imo nativity.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Governor Ishaku debunks claims by Taraba kidnap kingpin

The Taraba state Governor Darius Ishaku has debunked a statement by the rearrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, who revealed that he was paid by some politicians during the 2019 elections.
Former Zimbabwean Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been on the run, appeared in a Bulawayo court on Wednesday facing charges of criminal abuse of office, the Herald reported.

Former Zimbabwe vice president appears in court for ‘abuse of office’

Former Zimbabwean Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been on the run, appeared in a Bulawayo court on Wednesday facing charges of criminal abuse of office, the Herald reported.
Herdsmen

Delta government to rid communities of criminal herdsmen

Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g

Cherubim leader decries insecurity

The Supreme Head of Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, Prophet Adegboyega Alao, yesterday decried the level of insecurity in the country, describing the situation as disturbing and worrisome.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Catholic archbishop urges President Buhari to restructure Nigeria

Catholic Archbishop of Lagos Metropolitan See, Most Rev Alfred Adewale Martins, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently commence the process of restructuring the country as this remains the surest way to move the nation forward.

Tribunal upholds Benue Reps member’s election

The National/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Makurdi, has upheld the election of Godday Samuel as the House of Representatives member for Apa/Agatu Federal Constituency in Benue State.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

AMCON debt: Federal government changes tactics, directs total recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of N5.4 trillion debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
Biodun Fatoyinbo

Rape scandal: Lawyers ask police to investigate COZA pastor

The Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) has urged the police to immediately commence investigation on the rape allegation levelled against Biodun Fatoyimbo by Busola Dakolo, wife of the musician, Timi Dakolo.

Stop blaming a tribe for nation’s insecurity – Sultan tells Nigerians

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has charged Nigerians to stop blaming a particular tribe for the insecurity challenges facing the country.

MOSOP scribe abducted in Gokana

The Secretary-General of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Anthony Porole, has been kidnapped.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor tasks Yoruba on unity

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has implored the Yoruba to be more united to ensure the development of the race.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Kidnapping: VP Osinbajo never used the word ‘exaggerated’ – aide

The presidency has made clarifications on the statement made by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in New York on Nigeria’s security situation.

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Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
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Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

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Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.