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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN: South-east unwilling to access credit facilities

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expressed worry over the show of indifference by those in the South-east in accessing several credit facilities made available by the apex bank.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

MASSOB frowns at invitation to peace meeting by Ohanaeze

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has frowned at public invitation extended to it by the leaderdhip of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, saying it is unacceptable to be invited publicly for internal Igbo security affairs.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

2023: Niger governor makes case for Southern presidency

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has made case for a southern Presidency in 2023, saying that there is going to be rotation of positions in 2023.
Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Kebbi governor: Nigerians should seek divine intervention on insecurity

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, has urged Nigerians to seek divine intervention in quelling the insecurity challenge confronting the country.

2023: Kebbi youth coalition wants zoning jettison, demands credible candidates

A group of Kebbi Youths under the aegis of Coalition for Better Kebbi State, has urged the elders in the state to drop the ideal of zoning political position, rather, they should allow credible candidates with merits to lead the state in 2023.

IPOB leader orders total shut down of Abuja, Lagos, North, Southeast on May 30

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has ordered a total shut down of the Southeast, Abuja, Lagos State and the North on May 30.
HURIWA in a statement issued by the National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko.

HURIWA asks President Buhari to stop Myetti Allah’s ‘threat’ on Southeast

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to stop the attack being planned by Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore targeting South-east of Nigeria and arrest the chief mastermind of the terrorism plot, one Saleh Hassan who issued a media statement to that effect.
Primate of the African Church, Julius Abbe, has challenged President Mohammadu Buhari to resign honourably and give way to someone who has solutions to the myriads of problems facing Nigeria as a nation.

Primate asks President Buhari to resign over security challenges

Primate of the African Church, Julius Abbe has challenged President Mohammadu Buhari to resign honourably and give way to someone who has solutions to the myriads of problems facing Nigeria as a nation.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina governor: North not afraid of restructuring

Katsina State governor and Chairman North-west Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has dismissed insinuations that northerners are not favourably disposed to the persistent clamour for the restructuring of the country.
25. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Amotekun arrests 45 northern youths in Ondo

Tension gripped residents of Okitipupa ,the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, following arrest of no fewer than 45 youths from the Northern part of the country by men of the Ondo State Security Network, the Amotekun.

PDP: 2023 not realistic if security issues are not addressed

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, says the much-expected 2023 general elections is not realistic if the worsening security situation persists in Nigeria.

Miyetti Allah: Nigerian government should deal with terrorists killing Fulani herders in South-East

One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has urged security agencies to deal with “terrorists killing” Fulani herders in the South-East.
Karim Tabbou, a key figure in demonstrations that forced longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign in 2019, was handed a one-year suspended sentence last year for “undermining state security”.

Algeria detains leading opposition figure

A leading Algerian opposition activist has been detained and is to appear before prosecutors on Thursday, his lawyer said, weeks ahead of elections he and other opponents have pledged to boycott.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain asks President Buhari to declare state of emergency on security

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Otunba Olusegun Agbalajobi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently declare a state of emergency on security in the country.

Northern group blasts President Buhari over insecurity

Pan-Arewa social political organisation, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari over the increasing cases of killings and kidnappings in the country, accusing him of dishing out empty threats to bandits.
A Federal High Court has ordered Senator Ali Ndume to be remanded at Kuje Correctional Centre for failing to produce the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina.

Senator Ndume: Nigeria lacks adequate soldiers, weapons to fight Boko Haram

Ali Ndume, a Senator representing Borno South in the National Assembly has blamed inadequate security personnel and lack of enough weapons for the delay in ending insurgency and other security challenges in the country, particularly the North- East.
Mbazulike Amaechi, First Republic Minister of Aviation, has cautioned people of the Southeast against seeking political powers to develop the region.

Mbazulike Amechi: There’s plan to exterminate Ndigbo

Nationalist and first Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, yesterday, warned Ndigbo to be at alert, saying there is a grand plan to wipe Ndigbo out of Nigeria.

SON seizes N600 million substandard tyres, laments absence at port

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has made seizures of substandard tyres worth N600 million, just as it lamented its absence at the nation’s ports.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after a 17-day medical trip to London, the United Kingdom.

APC: President Buhari will deal with terrorists, criminal gangs

The All Progressives Congress APC Advocates Forum has weighed in on the controversy surrounding past extremist views held by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Sheikh Isa Ali Pantami, saying like the biblical Apostle Paul who got converted on his way to Damascus, the minister should be judged based on his track record of service and not his past.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, on Saturday advised the Nigerian youth to develop their skills and drive innovation and entrepreneurship in the space sector.

APC group: Isa Pantami’s ‘conversion’ similar to Apostle Paul’s

The All Progressives Congress APC Advocates Forum has weighed in on the controversy surrounding past extremist views held by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Sheikh Isa Ali Pantami, saying like the biblical Apostle Paul who got converted on his way to Damascus, the minister should be judged based on his track record of service and not his past.
Algeria's defence ministry said on Sunday it had broken up a cell of separatist militants accused of "planning attacks" against pro-democracy rallies in the North African nation.

Algeria arrests gang plotting protest ‘attacks’

Algeria's defence ministry said on Sunday it had broken up a cell of separatist militants accused of "planning attacks" against pro-democracy rallies in the North African nation.

Ex-Ekiti governor: Nigerian presidency now employer, defender of terrorists

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described as appalling, the present situation of Nigeria, where the Presidency has allegedly become the employer and defender of Boko Haram terrorists and armed bandits.

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The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, yesterday denied that Nigeria’s decision to close its borders prompted Ghanaian authorities to clamp down on Nigerian traders in the country.

NIDCOM hails NIHA on efforts to provide succour to 235 million people

The Nigeria in Diaspora Commission ,NIDCOM, has commended the Nigeria Humanitarian Action,NIHA, for bringing humanitarian actors together, to give succour to the more than 235 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021.
FILE PHOTO - British academic Matthew Hedges, who has been jailed for spying in the UAE, is seen in this undated photo supplied by his wife Daniela Tejada. Photo supplied on November 23, 2018. Daniela Tejada-Handout via REUTERS

British academic sues UAE officials over assault claims

A British academic, who was detained in the United Arab Emirates two years ago on spying charges, has launched legal action against a number of senior officials from the Gulf state, accusing them of assault, torture and false imprisonment.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest five ‘armed robbers’ in Abuja, recover stolen car

Amongst the suspects is: one Mohammed Musa 30 years a member of a notorious 4-man car snatching syndicate arrested by eagle-eyed Police detectives from Gwagwalada Division during a routine patrol on Friday 30th April, 2021.
Popular US singer and rapper, Sean “Diddy” Combs, has announced the change of his middle name.

Diddy changes middle name

Popular US singer and rapper, Sean “Diddy” Combs, has announced the change of his middle name.

Documentary on legendary former Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson set for release

The teaser trailer for an upcoming documentary about one of the greatest managers in English Premier League history, Sir Alex Ferguson, with the eponymous title “Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In,” has been made public to draw attention to the release.

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Coinbase has added the option for users to buy cryptocurrency using their PayPal accounts in the US, the company has announced.

Coinbase adds option to buy cryptocurrency with PayPal

It says the feature offers a “familiar and trusted” experience for users buying any of the numerous cryptocurrencies that the exchange currently supports, and using PayPal as an intermediary means you don’t have to give your bank account or debit card information directly to the cryptocurrency exchange. The feature will expand to other countries in the coming months.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, made this known in a statement signed by the Director of Information of the ministry, Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, on Sunday in Abuja.

Nigerian government trains 30 coconut farmers on nursery, processing

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says it has trained 30 coconut farmers on nursery establishment, field development, harvesting, processing and marketing in Edo.
L’Équipe report that Ligue 1 side PSG are hoping to announce the contract extension of 29-year-old Brazilian attacker Neymar, in a new deal that would run until 2027, before the 1st leg of their upcoming Champions’ League semi-final clash with Manchester City.

Barcelona contact PSG to enquire about Neymar

Neymar's current contract with PSG expires in 2022, although the French club are trying to convince him to extend it beyond this date. The player hasn't signed anything just yet.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police warn against unlawful gathering, protest in Osun

The Police Command in Osun has warned residents in the state against any unlawful gathering or protest over the rising cases of insecurity and food prices.
Romelu Lukaku has claimed that he would fight to the death for Antonio Conte while hailing the Inter boss following the team's 2020-21 Scudetto triumph.

Romelu Lukaku hails Inter boss after Serie A title triumph

Romelu Lukaku has claimed that he would "fight to the death" for Antonio Conte while hailing the Inter boss following the team's 2020-21 Scudetto triumph.