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The Nigerian Army has accepted to assist the Nigerian Correctional Service in giving refresher training to its armed squad personnel.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has dispelled claims by some groups that over 70 persons have been killed in Konshisha local government area of the State during the military invasion.
The Nigerian Correctional Service has released the names and photos of some of the inmates who escaped from the Owerri Custodial Centre in Imo State on April 5.
A group known as Shangev-Tiev Assembly (STA) has condemned the military invasion of parts of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State in which many lives have allegedly been lost and several property destroyed.
At least 12 communities in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have reportedly been displaced during last Tuesday invasion by soldiers over criminal activities in the area.
A pan-Igbo sociopolitical pressure group, the South East Revival Group (SERG) has accused governors of the South East states of playing politics with the lives and property of Ndigbo for not taking decisive actions to prevent the takeover of Igbo forests by criminal elements.
With barely four days after armed bandits invaded the Joint Security TaskForce Camp in Allawa in Shiroro local government area of Niger state, killing five Soldiers and a Mobile Policeman, the entire Allawa community has been sacked by gunmen.
“With the seeming inability of the Federal Government to deal decisively with the heightened insecurity across the country, and the massive occupation of ungoverned spaces by criminals, non-state actors have taken the centre stage in a bid to protect their people from murderous criminals, while also exploiting the situation to pursue their quest for self-determination,” the statement reads.
Traders at the Bodija market in Ibadan, on Thursday protested the seizure of bags of rice worth millions of Naira by operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
Scores of persons were on Monday night killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Egedegede, Obegu and Amuzu communities in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Amid calls for secession by some groups, a self-determination organisation, the Yoruba Global Alliance, yesterday, insisted that the proposed sovereignty of the Yoruba nation is not negotiable.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the demolition of property belonging to former deputy governor of Edo, Dr Pius Odubu, by the State Government.
Sudan's transitional cabinet has backed an initiative by the United Arab Emirates to mediate in a border dispute with Ethiopia, as well as over a controversial large dam built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile River.
Two members of a suspected six-man gang of kidnappers who abducted three people, including a nurse and two patients, from a hospital were recently nabbed by officers of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday said serious investment in technology would secure schools from bandits’ onslaught in the country.
Prosecutors in Algeria are seeking an 18-month prison sentence for a journalist on charges including defamation, a penalty Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has slammed as "disproportionate".
Pa Fasoranti, who is 95 years old, has named the former deputy leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, as the acting national leader of the group while the former financial secretary, Oba Oladipo Olaitan, the Alaago of Kajola Ago, Atakumosa East council area, Ilesa, Osun state was named the group’s deputy leader.
There is tension at Dagbala in Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, following the invasion of the sleepy town by over 1,000 miners excavating for gold with suspicious licenses.
Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said no pupil was kidnapped from Rema Primary School, Magajin Gari Ward 2, of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.
The state goverment had earlier on Monday announced the attack on the primary school in Rema, about 150 kilometres from the state capital, but said it was awaiting details on the incident.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s “unwavering loyalty” to the Queen, service to the nation and “courage”, will be celebrated at his funeral later.
Fulham may be in the relegation zone but Scott Parker’s side have been unlucky in the Premier League and their results are not an accurate reflection of their performances this season, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has said.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to devotees to keep a key Hindu festival symbolic as the country reported more than 200,000 new COVID-19 infections for the third straight day.
The daughter of the late vice president of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, Mrs. Chidi Onyemelukwe has said that she is fully prepared to serve as governor of Anambra State, having acquired the necessary experience in governance.
Ronald Koeman has said he finds it “strange” that his future as Barcelona coach is being linked to the result of Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.
Management of Rangers International F.C, the ‘Flying Antelopes’, ably led by Prince Davidson Owumi has approved a one-week-break for players of the club with effect from Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) has appointed former Gov. Idris Wada of Kogi as Chairman of Screening Committee for its aspirants in upcoming Anambra governorship election.
Aaron Ramsey remains ‘happy’ at Juventus despite reports linking the former Arsenal midfielder with a return to the Premier League.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons dropped one spot in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world soccer governing body on Friday.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has formally signed a short-term deal with four-time Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Kano Pillars.