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Nigerian Army: Troops well-equipped to face any terrorist group

The Nigeria army says the military is winning the fight against terrorism and is well-equipped to defeat Boko Haram insurgents.
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Nigerians demand review of child adoption laws

Some Nigerians have called for a review of child adoption laws to discourage individuals or couples from patronising baby factories and other illegal outlets to adopt children.

Samuel Adjogbe: Ex-Governor Uduaghan’s defection a plus for APC

Executive Director of Projects, EDP, on the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engr Samuel Adjogbe, has described the planned defection of the former Governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a big boost to the party.

Pregnant woman burnt beyond recognition in motorcycle accident

A motorcycle accident allegedly left a pregnant petroleum products black marketeer burnt beyond recognition.

Governor Okowa: Nigeria will be peaceful if Nigerians obey God

Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State governor, said at the weekend that Nigeria would be a peaceful and better country if the people obey the word of God.

Delta Assembly passes Public Defender Bill

The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the State Office of the Public Defender Bill.

APC kicks as PDP sweeps Delta council poll

Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) on Sunday announced results in 22 out of the 25 local government areas in Saturday council poll with the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) winning all seats.

Observers call for cancellation of Delta council poll

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Nigeria have called for the cancellation of the January 6th council elections in the 25 local government areas of Delta State, adducing alleged widespread violence and electoral malpractices as reasons.

2019: I’ll reclaim my mandate from Ovie Omo-Agege – Ighoyota Amori

Leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for Delta Central Senatorial election in 2019, Senator Ighoyota Amori has vowed to reclaim his mandate which he lost to incumbent, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege through an Appeal Court judgment over a year ago.

How we killed 3 policemen, kidnapped Ogba zoo boss Andy Ehanire – suspect

The circumstance leading to the abduction of the Managing Director of Ogba Nature Park, Benin, Dr. Andy Ehanire; killing of three policemen in the process and collection of N61m as ransom emerged yesterday.

Nigerian Army smashes criminals in Benin

The 4 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Benin, has arrested 30 suspects for various criminal offences and destroyed more illegal refineries in continuation of its Operation Crocodile Smile II.

Nigerian Army arrests 30 suspects, destroys illegal refineries in Benin

The 4 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Benin, has arrested 30 suspects for various criminal offences and destroyed more illegal refineries in continuation of its Operation Crocodile Smile II.

APC restates commitment to restructuring

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reiterated its determination to ensure the restructuring of the country.

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Washington responded with calm determination as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges of murdering George Floyd, ending a trial that has put the country on edge as it confronts the realities of racial injustice and police violence.

Washington reacts to verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Washington responded with calm determination as former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges of murdering George Floyd, ending a trial that has put the country on edge as it confronts the realities of racial injustice and police violence.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Kaduna: Gunmen attack Green Field university, abduct students

An unidentified number of students of Green Field University located along the Abuja-Kaduna highway have been abducted when armed men attacked the school.

LASIEC fixes Lagos council polls for July 24

Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, has tentatively fixed the conduct of elections in the 20 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the state for July 24, 2021, as clearly stated by the 1999 Nigerian Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate in heated debate over livestock control bill

The Senate at plenary yesterday had a heated debate on a Bill for an Act to provide for the National Livestock Bureau to ensure protection, control and management of livestock, registration and cattle rustling in the country.
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Arsene Wenger: Super League was a ‘weapon’ to get more out of UEFA

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the Super League was doomed from the start and that it was only created as a "strategic weapon to get more out of UEFA".

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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.

Enugu CP condemns brutality against police personnel

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mohammad Aliyu, has condemned all forms of brutality against the police, and described the menace as bad narratives against the force.
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Early voter apathy in Rivers council poll

The Local Government Election in Rivers was marked by general voter apathy during the early hours of polling even as most residents in parts of Port Harcourt remained indoors.
FILE PHOTO: A still image taken from video footage shows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is accused of flouting the terms of a suspended sentence for embezzlement, inside a defendant dock during the announcement of a court verdict in Moscow, Russia February 2, 2021. Press service of Simonovsky District Court/Handout via REUTERS

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny at growing risk of kidney failure – medics union

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is at increasing risk of kidney failure and his vision is deteriorating after more than two weeks on hunger strike, a medical trade union with ties to the opposition politician said on Saturday.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Godwin Obaseki can’t be spurious on N60 billion claim, he knows APC

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has said that the claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State that the Federal Government printed about N60 billion to share to the federating units in March could not be regarded as spurious after all.
8. The Rivers State Government has launched a new security outfit to help maintain security in the oil-rich state. The security outfit, called C4i, was launched on Thursday in Port Harcourt by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.

Rivers council polls: Governor Wike asks security operatives to ‘deal decisively’ with trouble makers

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has asked security agencies to arrest and deal decisively with any person or group of persons, no matter how highly placed, who attempts to prevent the peaceful and orderly conduct of local government election scheduled for next Saturday.