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Traditional ruler loses as appeal court resettles evicted herders

A court of appeal sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State, on Tuesday set aside a judgement delivered by an upper Sharia court evicting herders from their settlement.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

US states launch antitrust investigation into Google

Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill two, injures five in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than two persons were butchered on Sunday night by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Nding Loh village of Fan District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
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Antitrust probe of Facebook may be first step against Big Tech

A coalition of US states unveiled on Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook, the first of what is expected to be a wave of action against dominant technology firms.

Senator Useni: Nigeria can’t abandon political zoning yet

Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 General Elections, Gen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (retd), says Nigeria is not yet mature politically to jettison the zoning arrangement that has been producing leaders at different levels of society from diverse communities.

NRC: We’ll no longer treat roof top riding with levity

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned rooftop riders against endangering their lives, saying the corporation would no longer treat the offence with levity.

Adamawa monarch cautions against hate speech

The Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, has cautioned past and present leaders to refrain from hate speeches capable of destroying the country.

Pastor disappears after impregnating orphan

A Pastor in Binga District in Zimbabwe who was deployed after completing Bible school is on the run after he allegedly impregnated a 19-year-old teen adopted daughter.
Ademola Adeleke

Court urged to order Senator Adeleke’s vacation of legislative seat

The Federal High Court Abuja was on Friday asked to decide whether Ademola Adeleke still qualified to be a serving Senator having been found guilty of forging the Secondary School Certificate he used in contesting election.

Femi Adesina: Presidency working for Leah Sharibu’s release

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Sunday night declared that the Muhammadu Buhari government has not abandoned negotiations for the release of Leah Sharibu, the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, from her captors.

FCTA arrests 30 nude dancers, hands them over for rehabilitation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Wednesday night raided the Caramelo Night Club (a Health Clinic-turned Night Club) and arrested over 30 nude dancers.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Insurgency: Governor Bindow constitutes six-man committee on Madagali attack

Adamawa state government, has constituted 6-man a special fact finding committee, on the recent attack on three communities by Boko Haram insurgents in Madagali LGA of the state.
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Five killed in Boxing Day violence in Plateau community

Five people were killed by unknown gunmen that invaded Rawuru village in Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government, Plateau State, on Wednesday according to Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the State Police Command.

Three Nigerians jailed 18 years for smuggling drugs in India

Three Nigerian youths, Sunni Chuba Okola, Imco Dike and Nababuko Patik, who lived in the Omikron sector, were in 2013 arrested by the Dadri Police and sent them to jail for not possessing their passports and visas illegally and also for being guilty of making drug addicts and smugglers in India.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician currently the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.

Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo bans appointees from foreign travels

Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo has banned all ministers, deputy ministers, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and heads of government agencies from foreign travels.

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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

PSC charges security agencies to investigate leakage of NFIU letter to banks

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) yesterday charged security agencies in the country to leave no stone unturned in investigating how a letter by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to commercial banks requesting the account details of principal government officers was leaked.

ANCOPSS hails FCT minister for promoting school principals

The All Nigeria Conference of Principal of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has commended the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for approving the promotion of some school principals to directorate cadre.

Thabo Mbeki: US, UK asked South Africa for help to oust Robert Mugabe

Former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has said that the United Kingdom and the United States of America, had sought the help of his country to remove the late President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe from office.

PDP chieftain charges members to be committed

Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) ethnic community in Kuje area council, Hon. Yusuf Dabo, has called on members of the party to be prepared to erect political structures that would offer them the opportunity to occupy decision making position.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti farmers want financial support from governor

Some farmers in Ekiti North Senatorial District on Wednesday appealed to the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, ‎to provide loans for them to enhance their agricultural production.