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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army commences Exercise Crocodile Smile lV in Ondo

The 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army said it would commence a field training exercise code named “Exercise Crocodile Smile IV” in Ondo State on Wednesday.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor orders compulsory teaching of Igbo language in schools

The Imo State Government has announced the compul­sory teaching and learning of Igbo Language in all pri­mary, post-primary schools as well as tertiary institu­tions in the state.
Borislav Mihailov has resigned from his role as Bulgarian Football Union president in the wake of his scandal that has engulfed the national team following their 6-0 defeat to England.

Bulgaria teen indicted over England match racist abuse

A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for “grave hooliganism” while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England, officials said Thursday.
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Indonesia slapped with FIFA fine over match crowd trouble

Indonesia’s national football association has been fined by FIFA over crowd trouble during a World Cup qualifier against Malaysia, the organisation said Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari to initiate policies to attract teachers to rural communities

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will provide vibrant policies that will provide allowances and initiate annual retention benefits for teachers in order to attract them to rural communities.
Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.

2022 WCQ: Sierra Leone fans damage national team skipper’s house after penalty miss

Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.

Angry fans attack national team player’s house after penalty miss

Angry fans of Sierra Leone’s national football team have attacked a player’s house after he missed a decisive penalty.

Ekiti university students cry out for help over harassment

The Federation of Ekiti State Students’ Union (FESSU), Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has appealed to the governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi, to provide adequate security for the students within and outside the campus.
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Democracy Day: Nigerians want President Buhari to prioritise job creation, economy, security – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) on Wednesday said Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on job creation, economy and security in his second tenure.
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Oyo NURTW feud: Police arrest 29 suspected hoodlums

Shina Olukolu, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, sais 29 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), have been arrested for hooliganism and attempted forceful take-over of the leadership of the union.

Police warn of planned attack on Ogun motor parks

Ogun State police command said it had uncovered a clandestine plan by some disgruntled elements to unleash violence on residents of the state under the cover of some transport unions in the state.

Governor Bello urged to prioritise workers’ welfare

The United Labour Congress (ULC), has called on the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to prioritize workers’ welfare and clear salary backlog.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige insists Frank Kokori won’t head NSITF

Labour and Employment Minister, Dr Chris Ngige, vowed on Thursday never to allow a former labour leader, Mr Frank Kokori, to head the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.

NSITF Board: Ministry accuses labour of disrupting inauguration

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

Elections: INEC issues strong warning to politicians

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would no longer tolerate any attempt by politicians to hold its officials hostage and force them to declare winners of elections under duress.

Ex-police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun

Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State.
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Ladan Bosso: I have Kano Pillars’ password

Gombe United Technical Adviser Ladan Bosso says his understanding of Kano Pillars’ pattern of play will give his side added advantages when both teams meet in today’s matchday 4 encounter at the Pantami Stadium, Gombe.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

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Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.