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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

418 police officers commissioned as ASPs in Wudil

A total of 418 cadet officers who have completed their training at the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, have been commissioned as Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP).
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NDLEA arrests doctor for dealing in drugged cookies, biscuits

The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, in Auchi, Edo, for selling drugged cookies and biscuits.

Akwa Ibom community wins suit against Exxon Mobil, gets N82 billion damages

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday has given judgment on the case instituted by Obong Effiong Archianga and nine others, representing Ibeno Clan in Akwa Ibom State against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mobil Production Nigeria Unlimited, and Exxon Mobil Corporation as first to third defendants respectively.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Lagos council poll: APC electoral appeal committee hears 125 petitions, submits reports

Local Government Election Appeal Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State has on Saturday submitted the reports of the committee to the State Chairman, Hon Tunde Balogun.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Appeal court president: I’ll continue to dispense justice with fear of God

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem yesterday declared that she would continue to dispense justice in fear of God and according to the laws of the federation.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

South-east governors, others ask security agencies to stop extrajudicial killings

South-east governors and leaders have requested security agencies in the zone to respect the rights and privileges of all those living in the zone.

FRSC zonal commander tasks special marshals on diligence, unity

The Federal Road Safety Corps RS5 Zonal Commander, Assistance Corps Marshal A.A. Kumakpaye has reiterated the roles of special Marshals as critical agents in the road safety architecture of the country.
The Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia (DASH) has resumed its Residency Training Programme five months after it was suspended .

Nasarawa specialist hospital resumes residency training

The Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia (DASH) has resumed its Residency Training Programme five months after it was suspended .
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers- Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving false information

Court restrains Ondo governor from sacking chief judge

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, stopped Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of Ondo State from removing the Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, from office.

ACCI president: How to benefit from digital economy

The President of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has affirmed that Nigeria should deepen private sector participation in the making of digital economy policies and programmes to benefit maximally from the booming sector.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Tension in Delta community over ‘killing’ of commercial motorcyclist by policeman

There is palpable tension in Orhuwhorun, a community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, following the alleged killing of a commercial motorcycle rider, by a policeman on stop-and-search duties.

NSCDC gets new commandant in Anambra

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has appointed Mr Vincent Ogu as the new Commandant, Anambra State Command, according to the command’s Spokesman, DSC Edwin Okadigbo.
Delta State House of Assembly

Delta Assembly resumes plenary after three months strike

Delta State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, resumed plenary after the nationwide industrial action by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) for over three months, with the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, enjoining lawmakers in the State to brace up for the task ahead.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Minister sets agenda for newly elected AFN board

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has charged the newly elected board of the Atheletics Federation of Nigeria to be focused and remain above board in the discharge of their responsibility.
Mr Aminu Gamawa, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to the Bauchi state governor, has pledged his unwavering commitment and diligence to work with all stakeholders.

Bauchi governor’s new CoS pledges unwavering commitment to duty

Mr Aminu Gamawa, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to the Bauchi state governor, has pledged his unwavering commitment and diligence to work with all stakeholders.
The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.

Senator Gyang: Nigerian government hasn’t captured Plateau in housing units resettlement

Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, said Federal Government is yet to consider Plateau State on the 500 housing units constructing for for destroyed communities in North East due to Insecurity.
Senator Samuel Anyanwu, who represented Imo East Senatorial district, yesterday described Igbo leaders who were silent in the face of the killings in Igboland as those conspiring with external forces to benefit from the insecurity in Southeast states.

Senator Anyanwu: Insecurity major threat to southeastern economy

PDP politician Samuel Anyanwu has said that the worsening security situation in the country constitute a major threat to the economy of southeasterners.
Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, says what the country needs at this time is excellent and purposeful leadership.

Sultan directs Muslims to look out for Dhul Qadah moon

Sultan of Sokoto and president-general, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the new moon of Dhul Qadah 1442AH, as from Thursday.

Igbo youth leaders call for end to militarisation of South East

South East Igbo Youth leaders have commended the South East governors and Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Worldwide for their declaration and support of May 30 as a public holiday.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Sokoto governor warns MDAs against rejecting corps members

The Governor of Sokoto State, Mr. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state against rejecting National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members posted to their establishment.
Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, says what the country needs at this time is excellent and purposeful leadership.

Sultan: What Nigeria needs now is excellent leadership

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, says what the country needs at this time is excellent and purposeful leadership.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau, addressing stakeholders during a meeting to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state, on Monday at Government House Jos.

Plateau governor: Criticism of Nigerian leaders should not be detrimental to nation’s corporate existence

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has advised against criticism of leaders that is detrimental to the corporate existence of of the nation.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Anambra election: Ifeanyi Ubah emerges YPP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Thursday, emerged as the candidate of the Young Progressives Party for the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State.
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has commended the Nigerian military over recent gains recorded against Boko Haram’s fighters in Gwoza and the road leading to the northern part of the State.

Boko Haram: Borno faces famine from threat to farmers – governor

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday says famine is imminent in the state unless its farmers can return to their farms.
Activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Aisha Yesufu has been listed amongst the BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.

2023: APC, PDP leaders incompetent – Aisha Yesufu

Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu, has hinted at the need for the founding of a new political party iahead of the 2023 presidential election due to what she describes as the incompetent candidates from the two leading parties in the country.
Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has stated that he has no issues with the delectable actress.

Lanre Gentry: I have no problem with Mercy Aigbe

Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, has stated that he has no issues with the delectable actress.
Iyad al-Halaq, 32, was on his way to volunteer at a special needs school on May 30, 2020, when police chased and killed him.

Israeli policeman charged with manslaughter of autistic Palestinian

An Israeli policeman has been charged with manslaughter in the killing of an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem a year ago, the Justice Ministry said Thursday, in an incident that sparked protests and widespread condemnation.