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Armed men storm Rivers community, kill 15

At least, 15 persons have been killed and some beheaded by suspected cultists in Kono Bo-ue community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State in a fresh cult clash in the area.

Nasarawa government to partner Benue, Plateau to tackle farmer-herdsmen clashes

Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has stated that his administration will partner Benue and Plateau States to end the persistent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the two states.
Emmanuel Paulker

Senator Paulker resolves chieftaincy tussle in Bayelsa community

Senator Emmanuel Paulker representing Central Senatorial District has resolved an age-long chieftaincy tussle in his Opolo community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

Man arrested for attempting to swindle Ogun police chief

A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to swindle the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama.
The Chairman, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Mr Victor Ihunwo, says his administration is determined to clamp down on street trading in the metropolis.

Port Harcourt City council to clamp down on street trading

The Chairman, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Mr Victor Ihunwo, says his administration is determined to clamp down on street trading in the metropolis.
Herdsmen

Herdsmen’s presence unsettles Abia community

The presence of herdsmen in Ohuru Isi-Miri community in the Aba North Local Government Area of Abia has put farmers in the community, especially women into palpable fear.

Banditry: Security in my local council in Katsina deteriorating – chairman

The Transition Committee Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Mannir Muazu, has decried deteriorating security situation in the area, saying inhabitants were unsafe.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Boniface Odeh: We align with President Buhari in all efforts to make Nigeria great...

Prof. Boniface Odeh, a community leader, has said that the Igede people of Benue State have confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Trader shot dead during robbery in Lagos

A trader, Binaebilayefa Dawudu, was short dead by c during a robbery operation on Saturday in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills Army commander, two soldiers

A roadside bomb attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group reportedly hit a military convoy on Monday, killing a lieutenant-colonel, his driver, and orderly.

Rivers election: Nigeria Army incarcerated me for 11 days – Governor Wike’s aide

Special Adviser to the Rivers State Governor on Infrastructure, Otonye Briggs, yesterday, told the Justice Monima Danagogo-led Judicial Commission of Inquiry that the Nigerian Army incarcerated him for 11 days and denied him the right to perform his civic duty during the March 9 election.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest nine kidnap suspects in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja, yesterday, said men of Operation Puff Adder arrested nine kidnap suspects operating around Akilbu and Kudaru forests, at Chikwale, in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped doctor freed in Cross River

Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3 in Cross River by unknown gunmen, has regained freedom, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Minister launches 6.55 km road in Cross River

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr Usani Usani, has inaugurated the completed 6.55 kilometers Atimbo – Akpabuyo road constructed by his ministry.
dry season farming

Farmers: Banditry, kidnapping wiping out family income in Northwest

The high rate of banditry and kidnappings in the Northwest of Nigeria may affect food production in the area by over 50 per cent, according to two apex farmers associations.

Troops arrest bandits’ logistics supplier, weapon manufacturer

Troops on operation `Exercise Harbin Kunama III’’, have arrested a suspect the army described as “notorious’’ bandit logistics supplier, Marwana Abubakar in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Kogi community banishes father of abducted five-day-old baby

The father of the five-day-old male child abducted by two gunmen on April 11 at Ijagbe community in Kogi State has been banished from the community.

Court to open hearing in suit querying Atiku Abubakar’s Nigerian citizenship

A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday open hearing in a suit quarrying former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s claim to being a Nigerian citizen by birth.

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Senator Saraki lauds Super Falcon’s WAFU Cup victory

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Monday, lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup ”following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan.”
US intelligence chiefs have been briefing Silicon Valley tech execs about the possible dangers of doing business in China, according to a report from the Financial Times.

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US intelligence chiefs have been briefing Silicon Valley tech execs about the possible dangers of doing business in China, according to a report from the Financial Times.
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Katsina council begs for reconstruction of central market

The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo presides over FEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Edmilson: Neymar should not captain Brazil at Copa America

The Paris Saint-Germain forward has had another injury-hit campaign but has returned to fitness in time for this year's tournament.