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#RevolutionNow: DSS frees three Osun protesters

Three out of seven #RevolutionNow Movement protesters arrested on Wednesday in Osogbo were late Thursday released to their parents.

#RevolutionNow: Protesters arrested in Abeokuta released

The five activists arrested in connection with the #RevolutionNow protests in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have been released.

#RevolutionNow: DSS operatives arrest five protesters in Abeokuta

About five persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the #RevolutionNow protest in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
Chairman, state action committee on COVID-19, Engr. Benson Abounu who disclosed this during a press briefing at Government House, Makurdi, said young men were said to have come from the far North to undertake menial jobs.

Benue: Federal government gave us 1800 bags of expired rice

The Benue State Government, on Tuesday, disclosed that it took delivery of three truckloads of 1,800 bags of rice from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affair for distribution in the state as COVID-19 palliatives but discover that the rice had expired.
Protesting pensioners in Imo State got a raw deal on Tuesday as they were flogged by youths allegedly engaged by the Imo State Environmental Transformation Commission ( ENTRACO) in an apparent bid to stop the demonstration of the retirees.

Pro-government youths ‘flog’ protesting pensioners in Imo

Protesting pensioners in Imo State got a raw deal on Tuesday as they were flogged by youths allegedly engaged by the Imo State Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO) in an apparent bid to stop the demonstration of the retirees.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 23

Nigeria spends N500 million to feed school children during lockdown – minister

The Federal Government expended about N523.3 million on school feeding programme during the lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic.

Ebonyi PDP holds council primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi State Chapter on Friday, July 31, 2020, held its local council primaries across the 171 wards in the State to elect its candidates for the Local Government elections scheduled for August 29, 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police decorate 252 promoted officers in Kano

Habu Ahmad, the Police Commissioner in Kano State, has tasked the 252 promoted officers to display a high level of professionalism and commitment in the discharge of their duties.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokot governor blames manpower challenge for increased banditry

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has identified inadequate manpower and lack of regional cooperation as some of the factors militating against the ability of Nigeria and her neighbours to successfully wage the war against terrorism and other forms of insurgency.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor, CAN disagree over cause of killings

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday disagreed over the cause of killings in Southern Kaduna.
Department of State Service - DSS

DSS uncovers ‘plans to destabilize Nigeria’

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has uncovered plans to destabilize Nigeria.

Nigerian government deregisters Ohanaeze, Arewa CF, others over security clearance

The Federal Government has deregistered frontline socio-cultural groups in Nigeria as the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has withdrawn the registration certificate of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), among others.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

UNDEDSS: NDDC forensic audit must not be tainted

The United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy, UNDEDSS, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the forensic audit he ordered the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to execute is speedily carried out without tainting the process, or further shortchanging the region.

Man bags three years over plan to bomb NNPC, NASS

A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, has sentenced one Godwin Adeoye, 35, to three years imprisonment on two counts of criminal intimidation and plan to bomb the National Petroleum Corporation and the National Assembly.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi group commends governor on sack of 1,000 aides

Ambassador Paschal Oluchukwu, President Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID), has lauded the decision of Governor Dave Umahi to relieve 1,000 of his aides of their services noting that politics is not a vacation.

Junaid Mohammed: How President Buhari’s attempt to blackmail judiciary failed in 2016

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker at the weekend said attempts by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to blackmail the judiciary and judges into doing its bidding failed in 2016 due to the outspokenness of Nigerians.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

400 corps members pass out in Borno in low-key ceremony

Nura Umar, the NYSC State Coordinator, who made the disclosure while addressing the corps members during the passing-out ceremony in Maiduguri, said the corps members would receive their discharge certificates simultaneously.

Joint border operations impounds contraband items worth N1.2bn

The North Central Zone of the Joint Border Operations, JBO, led by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has impounded various contraband goods worth N1.2 billion, even as it disclosed that 53 suspects were arrested between May and June this year.

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