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At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram terrorists kill nine in Borno

At least, nine people have been reportedly killed in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital following attack on a farm at Ajilari community in Mere Local Government Area.

FRSC arrests 1,396 over 1, 484 offences in Enugu

The Federal Road Safety Corps has arrested 1,396 traffic offenders and recorded 1,484 offences in Enugu State this 2019, an official said on Thursday.

MURIC slams Rivers governor over ‘mosque demolition’

The governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike, has claimed that no mosque was demolished in Port Harcourt. This claim is coming in the wake of the allegation by Muslim leaders in Port Harcourt that the governor had sent bulldozers aided by thugs and mobile policemen to pull down the Trans-Amadi Central Mosque on Tuesday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as ‘unfortunate’ the claim that he ordered demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, saying that the false report was planted by mischief makers to create disaffection.

No mosque demolished in Port Harcourt – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has described as ‘unfortunate’ the claim that he ordered demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, saying that the false report was planted by mischief makers to create disaffection.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Official: 12 killed in southeast Niger Boko Haram attack

The attack on Friday night in the border district of Gueskerou is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad, which is crisscrossed by fighter groups and traffickers.

Sallah: FRSC takes safety campaign to churches, mosques in Osun

Ahead of the Eid-el-kabir celebration, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), in Osun state, have taken public enlightenment on safety to motorists at their various churches and mosques.
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Governor Ayade declares Tuesday public holiday, tells Cross Riverians what to do

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has declared Tuesday, July 30th 2019, as Public Holiday to enable people of Cross River plant one million trees in the State.

Central bank partners churches, mosques on financial literacy

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it is in partnership with churches and mosques in the promotion of financial literacy in the country.
Dozens of New Zealanders have handed over their firearms in a gun buyback scheme aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacre.

New Zealanders hand over weapons after mosque killings

Dozens of New Zealanders have handed over their firearms in a gun buyback scheme aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacre.

Stop blaming a tribe for nation’s insecurity – Sultan tells Nigerians

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has charged Nigerians to stop blaming a particular tribe for the insecurity challenges facing the country.

AEPB warns FCT residents against noise pollution

The Abuja Environmental Protection Agency (AEPB) has warned residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) against noise pollution otherwise they will face full wrath of the law.
New Zealand’s government on Thursday launched a multi-million-dollar, six-month guns “buy-back” scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch.

New Zealand sets $135 million to buy back guns banned after Christchurch attack

New Zealand’s government on Thursday launched a multi-million-dollar, six-month guns “buy-back” scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch.

Traders urge Nigerians to patronise local products

Traders in Ilorin have called on Nigerians to patronise locally made goods as a means of growing the nation’s economy.
Brenton Tarrant, 29, a suspected white supremacist, appeared by video link from a maximum security facility in Auckland while his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on his behalf. The accusations against him include one terrorism charge.

New Zealand: Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty

An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year.
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Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We will use religious bodies to propagate government policies, activities

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday said his administration will use Churches and Mosque to propagate government policies and activities because government cannot to it alone.

Plateau killings: US embassy honors Islamic cleric who rescued Christians

The United States Embassy, on Friday, honored a 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved many Christians during an attack in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, commended the decision of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to support the Inter-Basin Water Transfer project, aimed at recharging the Lake Chad.

Terrorism: OIC to support Nigeria, others

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.

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New NPDC-CPDC deal to fetch Nigeria $6.35 billion in taxes and royalties

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Niger governor promises to strengthen relationship with media

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APC wants free, fair council poll in Adamawa

The Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission to ensure that the November local government poll in the state is free and fair.
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Rafa Nadal pulls out of Laver Cup with hand injury

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his Laver Cup matches on Sunday due to inflammation in his hand.

Why central bank should sensitise Nigerians on cashless policy – expert

Dr Aminu Usman, Head, Economics Department, Kaduna State University, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to carry out robust campaigns to sensitise Nigerians to understand the need for bank charges on deposits and withdrawals.