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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.

‘Herdsmen’ kill 65-year-old man in Imo

Barely 48 hours after president Muhammadu Buhari reiterated his administration’s victory over incessant killing in the country and the need to regularize the activities of the herdemen in the country, a 65-year-old man, Mazi Ozoemena Iriaka, has been killed by suspected herdsmen yesterday, in Umuekpu-Agwa, Oguta Local Government Area (LGA), Imo State.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over deadly cross-border attack

Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Unemployment: VON chief urges youths to embrace federal government’s agrarian revolution

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on Nigerian youths to join the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Agrarian Revolution going on nationwide.

Four herdsmen killed in Kogi, bodies dumped in river

Suspected youths from Oforachi community in Idah LGA of Kogi State, have allegedly killed four herdsmen and dumped their bodies in the Ofu rivers.

Amotekun: Gani Adams tasks Southwest monarchs, state assemblies to pass operational laws

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Sunday, called on traditional rulers in the South-West of Nigeria, to throw their weight behind the Western Nigerian Security Network, known as “Operation Amotekun”, to see the light of the day.
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Herdsman kills farmer who catapulted him

A farmer in Ogun State has been killed after attacking a herdsman who was grazing cattle on his newly cleared land.

Imo council chief raises alarm over ‘herdsmen invasion of farmlands’

Transition Committee Chairman of Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, Canice Mbah, has raised the alarm over alleged incessant invasion of their farmland by the Fulani herdsmen in the state. =
A device used by Samsung to launch a Cara Delevingne selfie into space has apparently made a dramatic return to Earth.

Samsung’s ‘space selfie’ balloon crash-lands on US farm

A device used by Samsung to launch a Cara Delevingne selfie into space has apparently made a dramatic return to Earth. Nancy Mumby-Welke of Gratiot County, Michigan, heard a loud crash outside her farmland home this weekend and discovered a large object in her backyard.

Miyetti Allah warns members against encroachment on farmlands

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has warned its members in Nasarawa State against deliberate encroachment on farmlands.
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Thunder kills 36 cows on sacred hill in Ondo community

Thirty six cows were reportedly struck dead late Saturday by thunder bolt on top of a sacred hill at Ijare town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Alex Badeh: Suspect’s confession a lie – family

Family of late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Vice Marshal, Alex Badeh, have refuted claims by a suspect in custody of the Police that the late Military Chief was killed while attempting to rob him of huge sums of money.

Paul Kagame: Two Rwandan soldiers killed by rebels on DR Congo border

At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul Kagame said on Friday.

Enugu guber: UPP candidate pledges to create 17,000 jobs in annually

Ekele Uzodinma, the governorship candidate of United Progressive Party in Enugu State, says he intends to create 17,000 jobs via agriculture in the state every year.

House of Reps urges NEMA to tackle flooding in Bayelsa, nationwide

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the National Emergency Management Agency, the Ecological Fund and related agencies to be proactive in tackling the menace of flooding in Beyelsa and all other states in the federation.
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Flood kills two in Imo

Two people were killed by flood after houses and farmland were submerged in the riverine area of Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.

Kogi decries increased rate of flooding, asks federal government to intervene

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has expressed concern over the increased rate of flooding in the state.
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Flood destroys 1,000 buildings, crops in Edo

Flood submerged no less than 1,000 residential houses in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo following Monday’s heavy down pour in the area.
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Zamfara: We have spent over N17 billion on security

The Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State (SSG), Prof. Muhammad Shinkafi, has disclosed that the state government has spent over N17billion in its quest at finding lasting solution to the lingering insecurity issue that has been ravaging the state in recent times.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
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Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.