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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest northern youths at Lagos border

A truckload of northerners has been arrested by the police at the Kara end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Northern elders raise alarm over alleged plans to disrupt youths’ peaceful protests

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has alleged that there are plans to disrupt the peaceful protests embarked upon by a coalition of Northern youth groups across the region.
Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday.

La Liga: Joao Felix double sends Atletico to top four

Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday.
Yerima Shettima

AYCF: Femi Adesina lacks respect for elders

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, over his comment against the Northern Elders’ Forum.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Northern coalition gives President Buhari 14-day ultimatum to end killings

Groups under Coalition Against Killings In Northern Nigeria (CAKIN) on Monday rose from it’s meeting to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to end killings, kidnappings and banditry in the region within the next 14 days or face massive protests.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (r) with those arrested by him as they were being smuggled into the State on Thursday night.

Northern community drags Rivers governor to court, demand N100 million over seizure of trucks,...

The Northern Community in Rivers State has instituted a N100 million suit against the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the State Government at a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt over the seizure of cows and trucks from Adamawa State.
The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, on Friday, recorded a major victory in its ongoing fight against the novel Coronavirus when it discharged 11 persons after they tested negative to COVID-19 twice.

Oyo discharges 11 coronavirus patients

The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, on Friday, recorded a major victory in its ongoing fight against the novel Coronavirus when it discharged 11 persons after they tested negative to COVID-19 twice.
Nyesom Wike

Court to hear Hausa community suit against Rivers governor over seizure of cows, trucks

A Port Harcourt Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has fixed the 1st of June to hear a suit filed by the Northern Community in Rivers State against Governor Nyesom Wike, over the seizure of cows and truck from Adamawa State.

Farida Dankaka’s nomination refreshes storm over abuse of federal character principle

The nomination of Dr. Farida Muheeba Dankaka as chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari has refreshed the controversy over the president’s perceived non-application of the principle of federal character in his key appointments.
The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, has charged Christian leaders not to rely only on prayers but learn to speak up against evil happening in Nigeria.

Pastor Giwa: It’s a shame President Buhari can’t give Nigerians N5,000 as palliative

The pastor in charge of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, has expressed disappointment over the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to give Nigerians at least, N5000 each during the ongoing national lockdown.

Hadiza Usman: I didn’t sleep my way to become NPA boss

The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Usman, has denied having a romantic relationship with the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, saying no such affair helped her clinch the NPA top job.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari has failed Nigeria – Northern elders

The Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.

Gani Adams: President Buhari’s government tainted with nepotism

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has described the recent event that played out during the crusade for the establishment of operation Amotekun across Southwest as a blessing in disguise, pointing out that the Yoruba spoke with one voice in their efforts to make sure that the new initiative came alive.

We’ll deal with all threats – Service chiefs

Against the background of the Federal Government’s decision to declare South-West’s security outfit codenamed Amotekun illegal, President Muhammadu Buhari met with service chiefs on Friday, at the end of which they vowed to deal with threats and keep the country safe.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua

Isa Funtua: Why Igbos, Alex Ekwueme lost Presidency in 1999, will lose again in...

Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.

Former Niger governor urges Northerners to unite in tackling region’s challenges

The former Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Babangida Aliyu, has called on Northerners to emulate the late Premier of Northern region Sir Ahmadu Bello and promote his legacies.

Oyo monarch speaks on hate speech bill, insecurity

The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, on Thursday criticised the National Assembly over the re-introduction of the anti-hate speech bill by the Senate.

2023: VON chief begs APC, PDP to adopt Falae/Obasanjo model

A chieftain of the All Prrpgessives Congress (APC) and Director General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, appealed to the two dominant political parties to adopt Falae/Obasanjo model by fielding Igbo presidential candidates come 2023.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.