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NBA decries non-release of appeal court judge from captivity

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday decried the non-release of the kidnapped Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu from captivity, saying it was disheartening and distressing.

Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate pipelines surveillance measures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said government officials conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identified.
Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon (middle); Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo (Left), Deputy Governorship Candidate and Hon. Jothan Amos (Right), State Chairman of APC Bayelsa in Ekeremor Town on Saturday during the APC Governorship Campaign Rally.

CDD: APC may break PDP’s reign in Bayelsa

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says there is a high chance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) wresting power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the Bayelsa governorship poll.
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.

Operation Positive Identification: Nigerian Army begs Nigerian inform troops about fleeing Boko Haram members

The Nigerian Army on Saturday called on Nigerians to assist the ongoing Operation Positive Identification by giving information that will assist in the identification and arrest of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in any part of the country.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC: We’ll fight doctors issuing fake medical reports

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it will extend its investigation to doctors who issue fake medical reports to those facing prosecution for alleged economic and financial crimes.
Tukur Buratai

Exercise Atilogwu Udo: General Buratai charges troops to flush out criminals in South East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged soldiers and personnel of other security agencies participating in the ongoing ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’ in the South East states to ensure that criminals and hoodlums are flushed out of the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari cautions police against harassing innocent Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari warns police officers to stop harassing young people with laptops

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force against harassing young people in their bid to arrest `yahoo criminals.’

Nigeria launches factory to produce uniforms for military, security agencies

The federal government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country.

Police recover 36 cows from rustlers in Zamfara

The Police Command in Kebbi has recovered 36 cows from cattle rustlers in Zamfara, according to Mr Garba Danjuma, the commissioner.

Three ‘kidnappers’ shot dead in gun-duel with army in Rivers

A gun battle between officers of the Nigerian Army and kidnappers in Rivers State have left three kidnappers dead with others wounded.

Oil firm denies allegations of killings in Bayelsa

An oil pipeline surveillance company, Darlon Security and Guards Limited (DSGL), operating in Bayelsa State has denied allegations that its staff allegedly killed some Bayelsa youths in Korokorosei community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.
Around midnight President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency and appointed Major General Javier Iturriaga del Campo as head of national defense.

Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Around midnight President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency and appointed Major General Javier Iturriaga del Campo as head of national defense.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Don’t associate Christ with criminality – CAN warns MURIC

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to desist from associating criminality with Christ.
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 continues onslaught against terrorists

The Nigerian Army said that its troops had continued to hunt for fleeing Boko Haram insurgents and increased onslaught against them in Borno and other parts of the North East.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson is a habitual trickster, slanderer – APC

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as habitual deception and mudslinging an allegation by Governor Seriake Dickson that the party was about to form “a government of criminals and cultists” in the state.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor promises justice for kidnapped kids

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has promised to ensure that justice is done for the nine children and victims of kidnapping from the state.

Abduction: Kano government issues red alert to parents, guardians

Kano State government has issued a red alert to parents and guardians to be vigilant, following the furore generated by the abduction of nine Kano teenagers, rechristened and sold out to slavery in Onitsha, Anambra state.

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Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Minister: Federal government is not responsible for every road in Nigeria

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Oil rises as data shows surprise drop in US crude inventories

Oil rose on Thursday after industry data showed a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories, while comments from an OPEC official about lower-than-expected U.S. shale production growth in 2020 also provided some support.
Alexander Zverev almost blew his quest for a maiden Grand Slam title Thursday before registering a gritty five-set win over France’s Jeremy Chardy in the Australian Open second round.

Alexander Zverev denies illegal phone use at ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev denied he was using his phone illegally during his ATP Finals round-robin defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas at London’s O2 Arena.
Super Eagles vice-captain Williams Troost-Ekong has applauded Nigeria’s hard-fought win over Benin’s Squirrels in their 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier.

Super Eagles star celebrates Nigeria win over Benin’s Squirrels in style

Super Eagles vice-captain Williams Troost-Ekong has applauded Nigeria’s hard-fought win over Benin’s Squirrels in their 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier.
Uli Hoeness has said Bayern Munich will take legal action against Der Spiegel after it published a Football Leaks story claiming the club was among several considering the possibility of a European super league.

Uli Hoeness set to end an era after transforming Bayern Munich

Having transformed Bayern Munich into one of Europe’s strongest clubs, then been jailed for tax evasion, Uli Hoeness will bring the curtain down on a glorious 40-year reign at the German giants when he steps down as club president on Friday.