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Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore’s bail condition worries Femi Falana

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has expressed concern about one of the bail conditions imposed on detained publisher of the Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, by the court.

Court strikes out ex-Boko Haram’s spokesman’s N500m damages suit

An FCT High Court , Maitama, on Thursday struck out a N500 million aggravated suit filed by former Spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Konduga.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

NURTW chieftain blames federal government for persistent attack on Ibadan university

A Chieftain of Oyo State National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi (a.k.a. Auxiliary), has attributed the attack by armed robbers, who invaded the University of Ibadan’s (UI) students hostel on Sunday to insensitivity of the Federal Government to state of insecurity in the country.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP urges DSS secure immediate release Oo Abubakar Idris

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Department of Security Services (DSS) to speak out and take urgent steps to secure the release of a Social Activist, Abubakar Idris.

Shi’ites: Another Boko Haram in the making?

The incessant clashes between the police and adherents of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, known as Shi’ites, have raised fears that another conflict is about to get out of hand in the country.
Ali Sanda Umar Konduga (aka Al-Zawahiri)

Court to hear N500,000 damages suit filed by ex-Boko Haram spokesman

An FCT High Court Maitama on Thursday fixed May 23, for hearing a N500,000 aggravated damages suit filed by a former spokesman of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, Ali Sanda Konduga.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 5th Mar 2019-3

Elections: IGP Adamu warns would-be troublemakers

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday warned would-be troublemakers for the next Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections to have a rethink.

103 Civilian-JTF members join Nigerian Army

A total of 103 former members of the youth vigilante force, Civilian JTF, who supported the military to fight Boko Haram in Borno State, have been recruited into the Nigerian army.

Plateau polls: PDP kicks as APC wins 11 local councils

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the outcome of the local government elections in Plateau State after candidates of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) were declared winners of 11 out of the 13 chairmanship seats.

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Ugwuanyi at mosque, urges special prayers for President Buhari, others

Enugu State governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday joined the Muslim community in Enugu at the Central Mosque, Owerri Road, to celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, calling for special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other leaders in the country.

Colonel Umar: Placing Lawal Daura under house arrest not enough

A former military administrator of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (rtd), has urged the federal government to take appropriate actions against the former Director-General of the Department of Security Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, for the invasion of the National Assembly.

Police in Jigawa uncover corpse of woman murdered by husband 2-years after

The corpse of a 22-year-old housewife, ‎Lamura Rabi’u, who was declared missing since 2016 by her husband was found buried in a shallow grave in a bush in Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State has been found.

NBC says may impose higher sanction on Ekiti Broadcasting Service

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says it will impose a higher sanction on the Ekiti State Broadcasting Service (EBS) if it fails to pay N500,000 fine within the stipulated period.

PDP decries Senator Abaribe’s arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday in Abuja decried the arrest of Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe by the Directorate of Security Services (DSS).

Plateau CJ urges NBA to prioritise young lawyers’ welfare

The Chief Judge of Plateau State, Justice Yakubu Dakwak, has tasked the new executive of the Jos branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to ensure that the Bar is united, and that the welfare of young lawyers is given a priority.

Biafra: Police dislodge MASSOB/BIM members in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State police command, on Tuesday, dislodged members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) who had gathered at Oko, near Asaba to celebrate the 18th anniversary of Biafra as declared by Ralph Uwazuruike.

Why President Buhari should fix national security

It is no longer news that Nigeria is in the throes of mindless killings. Every new day is the story of not just one avoidable death, but of numbers of deaths and sometimes in dozens.

Nigerian Army de-worms 5,000 children in Kaduna

The 1 Division of Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Wednesday said it had de-wormed no fewer than 5,000 children and 3,970 adults in Guruku and Kankaji communities, Birnin Gawri Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

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Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.