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The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.

Kano governor urged to adopt ‘wartime strategy’ against coronavirus

Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, development expert and human rights activist, says wartime strategy should be adopted to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Kano state.

UN sound warning on escalation of violence against aid workers in Northeast

Islamist militants attacked a facility housing several aid groups in northeast Nigeria at the weekend in what the United Nations warned on Monday is an escalation in violence specifically targeting aid workers.

Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.

AGF: Impunity has no place in Nigeria

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.

ICC urged to investigate security forces, Boko Haram’s atrocities in Northeast Nigeria

Amnesty International has again asked the International Criminal Court to open investigations into alleged atrocities committed by the Nigerian security forces and Boko Haram in North East.

Boko Haram: How security agents foiled attack on worshippers in Borno

Nigerian security forces on Saturday repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Intended Boko Haram attack on worshippers in Borno foiled

Nigerian security forces on Saturday repelled attack by ‘Boko Haram’ insurgents in Sajeri community of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno.
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Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

The Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja on Tuesday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison, moments after the political activist was arraigned on a petition filed by Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai.

Senator Saraki: Our prayers over Dapchi girls have been answered

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described the release of 101 of the 110 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls as the answer to prayers of millions of Nigerians.

Dapchi: CSO accuses Amnesty of undermining Nigeria’s sovereignty

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups against Terrorism in Nigeria, has called on international rights organization, Amnesty International to desist from what it described as its judgmental reports on the security situation in the troubled North eastern part of the country.

$1.05 billion required to help 6.1m people in North-east – UN

The United Nations has revealed that humanitarian partners will require a sum of $1.5 billion to reach 6.1 million people who are in dire need of humanitarian assistance in the North-east ravaged by Boko Haram insurgents.

UN, CJTF move to stop use of child soldiers

The United Nations and the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) on Friday signed an action plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children in the armed conflict in the North East.

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Controversially arrested Egypt journalist dies of coronavirus after leaving prison – family

An Egyptian journalist arrested after appearing on the Al Jazeera network has died of the novel coronavirus, his daughter confirmed, days after he was released from detention.Qatar
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Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

House of Reps urges President Buhari to order partial reopening of schools

The House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order a partial reopening of schools to allow pupils sit for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the “disgraceful decision” to lift a two-year European ban imposed on Manchester City for alleged Financial Fair Play breaches.

Jose Mourinho slams ‘disgraceful decision’ to lift Manchester City ban as Tottenham boss sees...

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the “disgraceful decision” to lift a two-year European ban imposed on Manchester City for alleged Financial Fair Play breaches.
The youths warned against inducement of delegates for the party’s primaries if the party really wants to win the election, and vowed to resist the alleged financial inducement being made by Deputy Governor of the State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, to woo party members to support his aspiration.

Ondo guber: Disqualified PDP aspirant declares support for defected deputy governor

Disqualified aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state, Chief Bamidele Akingboye, has declared his support for the defected deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi.