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“Can you speak English? I don’t get your drift. All these your what’s gwan, and yeah, yeah, I hope you have not gone to take your thing again. If you want to engage me in a conversation, then speak straight English and stop saying yeah, yeah….”
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi procures, distributes 50 security operational JAC vehicles

As part of its determination to ensure that the state was adequately and effectively policed and secured, Bauchi State Government has purchased 50 JAC Pickup operational vehicles equipped with communication gadgets worth the sum of N759.5 million.

DPR releases list of licensed private refineries

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has published a list of private refineries with a valid permit to operate in Nigeria.

Pat Utomi: Calibre of politicians terrible mistake for Nigeria

A political economist and former presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described the calibre of people who became politicians in Nigeria as a terrible mistake for the country.

NAF debunks reports of missing fighter jet wreckage in Bama

The Nigerian Air Force(NAF), has debunked reports making the rounds that the wreckage of its missing fighter jet and body of one of the missing pilots have been found at Bama, Borno State.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, said his vision would rebuild the Nigerian Army into a formidable force that will defeat all adversaries.

General Attahiru: I will rebuild Nigerian Army into a formidable fighting force

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, said his vision would rebuild the Nigerian Army into a formidable force that will defeat all adversaries.
Ahead of the penultimate Group L fixture for the TOTAL African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Squirrels of the Republic of Benin, the Football Association of the hosts, the Fédération Béninoise de Football and their coach, Michel Dussuyer, have received some discomforting update.

AFCONQ: How Super Eagles trained under darkness in head of Benin tie – head...

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has revealed his side trained under darkness and had to rely on the moon on their arrival in Porto-Novo.
The owner and CEO of Cash Nation, Kashy Godson, is dead.

Cash Nation boss Kashy Godson passes on

Details of the death remain unclear but speculations about a suicide rent social media airwaves as the piece of news emerged on Sunday and some Nigerians began to pay their tributes.
Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru

Nigerian Army appoints new GOCs, PSO, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, commandant of tri-service institution and army training centres, corps commanders, among other positions to man the various divisions, units and commands of the service.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Fake soldier arrested during robbery in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected fake soldier, Johnson Godday, for allegedly robbing one Onyebuchi Nwanga of his valuables in the Ogudu area of the state.
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 2021 promotion exam begins in Delta

A total of 225 officers (Lieutenants) of the Nigerian Army are participating for the 2021 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examinations under strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols which is holding in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Lekki shootings: Nigerian Army legal team submits report to General Buratai

The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai affirms commitment to revitalise Army schools

Buratai stated this at the opening of a Four-Day Workshop for Nigerian Army Education Corps Officers on Instructional and Professional Skills, organised by the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) on Monday in Abuja.
Members of the judicial panel of inquiry into police brutality and the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by the police and soldiers in Lagos toured the Lekki tollgate plaza where the incident occurred on October 20, 2020 and found at least five spent bullets in the drainage around the area.

#EndSARS: Live bullets fired at Lekki tollgate – CNN

The military fired live bullets at #EndSARS protests at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos, contrary to its denial, a report by Cable News Network (CNN) said yesterday.
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.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.
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Nigerian Army reiterates support to Borno relocation, resettlement of IDPs

The Nigerian Army says it is fully in support of the ongoing efforts of Borno State government to relocate and resettle the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the state back to their ancestral homes.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai charges warrant officers on absolute loyalty

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai on Friday, urged Non Commissioned Officers to rededicate themselves to duty as the Nigerian Army (NA) has no room for any form of indiscipline.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab rape suspect in Sapele after CCTV evidence

The Police in Delta have confirmed the arrest of a 30-year-old man identified as Jomaph who allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl in Sapele town, Sapele LGA of Delta.

Iranian president threatens consequences if arms embargo extended

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has threatened consequences if the UN Security Council prolongs an arms embargo against Iran at the behest of the United States.
President Donald Trump on Monday postponed the Group of Seven (G7) meeting until after the United States election in November, after a previous delay due to COVID-19 concerns, CNN reported.

Donald Trump postpones G7 Summit until after US election

President Donald Trump on Monday postponed the Group of Seven (G7) meeting until after the United States election in November, after a previous delay due to COVID-19 concerns, CNN reported.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s Nov. 3 presidential election despite its date being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, drawing immediate objections from Democrats.

Media will be barred from US Republican convention – reports

Media will be barred from the Republican National Convention in North Carolina later this month, US news outlets reported, when President Donald Trump will formally receive his party’s nomination.
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.

Major shake-up in Nigerian Army as 37 Generals redeployed

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37 Generals and five Colonels to different formations and units in his effort to rekindle the spirit of professionalism in Nigerian Army (NA).

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Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane says Eden Hazard will be up for tonight's Champions League clash with Chelsea.

Chelsea ‘earned’ £20 million from Eden Hazard last season

Chelsea are believed to have earned £20m last season as part of the deal which saw Eden Hazard move to Real Madrid despite the Belgian star’s struggles in Spain.
Bayern Munich have confirmed the arrival of Julian Nagelsmann as their new head coach.

Bayern Munich announce Julian Nagelsmann as new head coach

According to Sky Germany and Bild, Bayern agreed to pay €25m (including bonuses) for the 33-year-old making him the most expensive head coach in football history.

Three foreigners among missing after Burkina Faso ambush

Four people including two Spanish citizens and an Irish national are missing after an armed ambush on an anti-poaching patrol in eastern Burkina Faso on Monday.
Civilians flee following gunfire between factions within Somalia's security forces near KM4 in Hodan district of Mogadishu, Somalia April 26, 2021. REUTERS-Feisal Omar

Residents of Somalia’s capital flee amid splits within security forces

Residents of the Somali capital Mogadishu fled neighbourhoods on Tuesday fearing renewed clashes between rival factions in the security forces, who have split in a dispute over an extension to the president’s term.
FILE PHOTO - Apple logo is seen on the Apple store at The Marche Saint Germain in Paris, France July 15, 2020. REUTERS-Gonzalo Fuentes-File Photo

Apple to ‘face’ EU antitrust charges this week

The European Commission will issue antitrust charges against Apple over concerns about the company’s App Store practices, according to a report from the Financial Times.

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West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce admitted that his side couldn’t deal with Leicester City duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy in Thursday’s Premier League clash.

Big Sam: We couldn’t deal with Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy

West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce admitted that his side couldn’t deal with Leicester City duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy in Thursday’s Premier League clash.

Senator Orji asks South-East governors to leave ESN alone

The immediate-past Governor of Abia State and the incumbent Senator representing Abia Central district, Senator Theodore Orji, has advised South East Governors to leave the Eastern Security Network, ESN, alone and focus on the Ebubeagu security outfit which they recently announced.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Ebonyi: Gunmen kill two soldiers, civilian at checkpoint

There seems to be uneasiness in Ebonyi State, following the shooting of two soldiers and a civilian at a checkpoint in the State.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

UEFA ready to punish Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus more harshly than the rest...

Aleksander Ceferin, president of UEFA, has spoken of the harsh punishments set to be doled out to Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, founding members of the rebel Super League who are yet to withdraw themselves from the seemingly-doomed project.

NCC arrests five suspects over alleged fraudulent registration of SIM cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has arrested no fewer than five suspects for allegedly engaging in fraudulently registration and sale of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards.