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Katsina prays against banditry, kidnapping

Residents of Katsina state on Sunday thronged the ‘’Hajia Hindatu Abdullah’’, Multi-Purpose Women Center at ‘’Filin Sanji’’ in Katsina to pray against banditry attacks, which had threatened lives and properties in the state for quiet sometime now
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NNPC retires 11 senior management staff

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained that the retirement of 11 of its senior management staff and others from its subsidiaries as well as the redeployment of 19 others were part of its normal replacement and back-fill process.
Muslim men in front of a mosque in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, after a mob attacked it. Dinuka Liyanawatte-Reuters

Sri Lanka vows to go tough on anti-Muslim rioters

The Sri Lankan Police has vowed to use maximum force against violent protesters who have continued to attack mosques and the Muslims in the country.
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Police arrest 40 kidnap suspects, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina

The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State

Scientist to reward reported cases of guinea-worm outbreak in Nigeria

A Medical Scientist, Prof. Luke Edungbola, has pledged to reward anyone who reports any case of guninea-worm disease in Nigeria to him or any accredited authority.

President Buhari, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with service chiefs.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.
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Cleen Foundation trains police officers on election security management

Cleen Foundation has trained police officers on election security management ahead of the 2019 general elections.

UNFPA: Child marriage impediment to increasing Nigeria’s working population

Dr Mabingue Ngom, the Regional Director for West and Central Africa, United Nations Population Fund, has said that child marriage has remained an impediment to achieving Demographic Dividend in Nigeria.

Federal high courts to proceed on annual long vacation

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on July 9, begin annual long vacation for the year 2018, according to a circular signed by the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati.

General Buratai tasks officers on kidnapping, cattle rustling

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.

2019: General Buratai warns soldiers to steer clear of politics

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has warned Army personnel to steer clear from politics, especially as 2019 elections draw near.

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Judge absence stalls trial of six suspects in Zainab drug ordeal

The trial of six cargo handlers accused of planting illegal substance in passengers luggage at Mallam Aminu International Airport, Kano, again failed to hold today following absence of the presiding judge.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

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Kunle Oluomo elected Ogun Speaker unopposed

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Super Eagles’ Semi Ajayi reacts after 2019 AFCON snub

Super Eagles star Semi Ajayi has reacted after he was dropped alongside Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho from the 23-man Super Eagles squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.

Virgil van Dijk unfazed by booing during Nations League

Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.