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The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor sympathises with monarch over attack on domain by gunmen

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has expressed sympathy with the Ohimege Opanda of Dausu, Alh. Usman Abdullahi, over recent attacks on Dausu in Umaisha Development Area of the state by gunmen.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor promises protection of citizens

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, has sympathized with the paramount ruler of Panda, the Ohimege Opanda, HRH Alh. Usman Abdullahi, and the people of the area over the recent attack by gunmen in Dausu, Umaisha Development Area of the state that killed five people with many houses burnt.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest another couple in Enugu for causing grievous harm to daughter

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement on Tuesday that the couple was arrested on July 12, in Okwojo village in Ngwo community in Udi Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

NHRC urges 11 state governors to pass child’s rights act

The National Human Rights Commission has urged the 11 northern states of the federation that are yet to domesticate the Child’s Rights Act (CRA) to quickly do so.
Senator representing Kaduna Central zone, Malam Uba Sani, has flagged-off distribution of palliatives to two million households in the seven local government areas that makeup his constituency.

Senator Uba Sani commends Governor El-Rufai over free compulsory education for repatriated Almajarai

Senator representing Kaduna Senatorial District in the red Chamber of the National Assembly, Uba Sani, has commended the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai for given free compulsory education to the 218 Almajarai recently repatriated to Kaduna due to COVID-19.

Rivers youths protest alleged relocation of Shell logistics base to Lagos

A group under the aegis of the Rivers Youth State Federation, RSYF, on Friday staged a protest at the Logistics Base of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) over an alleged plan by the company to relocate its business to Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm killing of vigilante group leader in Kogi

Kogi Police Command has confirmed the killing of Mr Attah Isah, Chairman of Egume Community Vigilante Group in Dekina Local Government Area by armed men on Sunday evening.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We‘ll not tolerate maltreatment of Nigerians in China

Speaker of the House of Representatives has warned China authorities against any inhuman and unlawful treatment of Nigerian citizens resident in the country, saying it was unacceptable to the government.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari: Killing of CAN chairman cruel, provocative

The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu urged nations of the world to end all support provided to Boko Haram and Islam in West Africa, ISWA terrorist groups whose only goal is to sow death, violence and destruction in the sub-region.

Family kicks as 10-year-old dies after being rejected at Bauchi university teaching hospital

The family of a 10-year-old boy, Ismail Ibrahim, has berated the management of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, following the refusal of a doctor to attend to the minor, who was knocked down by a car at the Buzaye village along the Bauchi-Jos Road.

Methodist Prelate condemns abduction, trafficking of 9 Kano children

The Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr Samuel Chukwuemeka Uche, has condemned the recent abduction and trafficking of nine children from Kano State by criminals.
Nigeria Police

Police discover another ‘spiritual rehabilitation centre’ in Daura, arrest cleric

The police in Katsina State on Monday arrested a seventy-eight-year-old cleric, Mallam Bello Maialmajri, and owner of a spiritual rehabilitation centre in Daura where inmates were kept and subjected to inhuman conditions.

Xenophobia: Enugu Assembly seeks palliative for returnees

The Enugu State House of Assembly has said it will commence a legislative framework to make provision for succour to natives of the state who were affected by the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

Security beefed up in Anambra community following alleged herdsmen attack

Police in Anambra state on Monday said joint security operatives have been deployed in Mmiata, Anambra West local government area of the State following alleged herdsmen’s attack of the community on Saturday.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC North-West Zonal Office receives 168 cases in 2 months

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), North-West Zonal Office, Kano says it received 168 cases in the zone from January to February.
Ambassador Michael Olufemi Abikoye

Ghana deports 723 Nigerians in one year

Ambassador Olufemi Abikoye, Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, said during a meeting with the Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Kwame Asuah Takyi, in Accra, that 723 Nigerians have been deported from January 2018 to date.

Benue government demands justice for late sex-abuse victim

The Benue State Government has called on the police and judiciary to ensure that justice is done over the death of 13-year-old Elizabeth Ochanya Ogbaje, who died after being reportedly violated sexually.
Leah Sharibu

Boko Haram kills another aid worker, threatens to kill Leah Sharibu

A faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), has executed another aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), abducted in March this year.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.