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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.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.

INC: Miyetti Allah’s vigilance group in South East, insult to Ndigbo

An Igbo social-cultural group, Igbo National Council (INC), has described as an insult, the proposed establishment of a vigilance group by the Fulani cattle breeders, Miyetti Allah in the South East zone of the country.

NAPTIP arrests 20 for suspected human trafficking

The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has arrested no fewer than 20 persons for suspected human trafficking.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office. 8

PDP asks EFCC to stop harassing former Governor Fayose

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against further harassment of former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose.

Ex-NSA Dasuki’s absence stalls alleged N19.4 billion fraud trial

The trial of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, in the alleged misappropriation of N19.4 billion arms funds was on Tuesday stalled before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, due to his absence.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Femi Fani-Kayode exonerates Rep Gbajabiamila of alleged US criminal case

Former Nigeria Aviation Minister and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday drums support for Femi Gbajabiamila’s speakership race.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha: We‘re not going to run propaganda government

Imo State governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his administration would not be run on propaganda and that they would not be distracted by those who have already decided to bad mouth them.
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission’s claims that the group chief executive officer of Oando Plc, Wale Tinubu, his deputy Omamofe Boyo and the oil firm were involved in dubious activities cannot be substantiated

Oando: SEC’s claims against Wale Tinubu ‘unsubstantiated’

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission’s claims that the group chief executive officer of Oando Plc, Wale Tinubu, his deputy Omamofe Boyo and the oil firm were involved in dubious activities cannot be substantiated, an official of the oil company Oando said late on Friday.

Driver granted N500,000 bail for allegedly cheating businessman

A Grade 1 Area Court at Mpape, Abuja, has granted N500, 000 bail to Lucky Osagie, accused of cheating a businessman, Emmanuel Akpan.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola aka Naira Marley 2

Naira Marley: I’m not a criminal

Musician Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, says he has two wives and four children who are all British citizens.

Tribunal refuses to strike out petition against Senator Ekweremadu’s election

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu State on Monday refuse an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.
Ex-head of the notorious “Jail Ogaden” Hassan Ismail Ibrahim “ Hassan Dhere”.

Somalia arrests, deports ex-head of Ethiopia torture home

Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

Uganda: Rwandan troops crossed border, killed two men

Kampala and Kigali traded accusations Saturday after Ugandan police accused Rwandan soldiers of entering the country and killing two men, further stoking tensions between the two countries.

Five women held for cross-border ‘trafficking’ of children

Detectives at the Police Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) in Alagbon, Ikoyi, have arrested five women for allegedly trafficking children from Benin Republic into Nigeria.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills Army commander, two soldiers

A roadside bomb attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group reportedly hit a military convoy on Monday, killing a lieutenant-colonel, his driver, and orderly.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Ramadan: Governor Sani-Bello urges Muslims to pray for peace, unity

Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

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Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: Allegations of arms stockpile, surrendering, laughable

Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.

NDLEA warns of alarming rate of drug abuse in Yobe

Yobe command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said future of youth in the state was in great danger except drastic measures were taken to check the excessive consumption of hard drugs.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Demolition: FCTA gives two weeks ultimatum to Lokogoma residents

In order to save lives, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has given residents of Lokogoma two weeks ultimatum to vacate structures built on waterways to give room for demolition and get the corridors cleared for water flow freely.
Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.

Afcon: Kenneth Omeruo sends Super Eagles to the knockout stage

Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.
Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

Real Madrid’s plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius

Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.