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Cherubim leader decries insecurity

The Supreme Head of Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, Prophet Adegboyega Alao, yesterday decried the level of insecurity in the country, describing the situation as disturbing and worrisome.

Politicians accused in police, army clash in Taraba

Some politicians have been accused playing underground roles in the clash between men of the intelligence response team of the police and some personnel of the Nigerian Army in Ibbi, Taraba State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Tiv youths, activists plead with President Buhari to end Tiv/Jukun crises

The Tiv Youth Council and a civil society organisation, Guardians of Democracy and Development, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to help end the communal clashes between the Tiv and Jukun tribes in Taraba State.
Abubakar Tsav

Politicians behind bandits’ activities in Nigeria – ex-police chief

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor releases list of 13 more cabinet nominees

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, transmitted the final list of his cabinet nominees to the State House of Assembly.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo bags award, promises to support education

The Senator Representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Ishaku Abbo, has been presented with “Excellence in Leadership” Award by the Royalty Academy Numan.
Disgraced US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, facing a charge of sex trafficking of minors in New York has committed suicide.

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide

Disgraced US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, facing a charge of sex trafficking of minors in New York has committed suicide.
US President Donald Trump has called for very meaningful background checks for gun buyers and said he can sway the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA) towards more stringent controls.

Donald Trump says he wants ‘very meaningful background checks’ for guns

US President Donald Trump has called for "very meaningful background checks" for gun buyers and said he can sway the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA) towards more stringent controls.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi: I was not denied visa

Irked with the report making rounds that he was denied visa by the American Embassy, the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, Saturday quashed the report, noting that nobody denied him visa.
Supporters of the former Kyrgyzstan president Almazbek Atambayev clash with special forces outside his home. Vyacheslav Oseledko-AFP-Getty

Kyrgyzstan’s ex-president remanded in custody amid mass protests

Kyrgyzstan’s former president Almazbek Atambayev was remanded in custody on corruption allegations on Friday as his supporters waged mass protests overnight near his residence and in the capital, Bishkek.
Bobi Wine

Uganda’s Bobi Wine charged with ‘annoying’ president

A Ugandan court on Tuesday charged pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine with "annoying" President Yoweri Museveni, his lawyer told AFP.
Protesters sit on the road in the Liberian capital Monrovia on July 31, 2019. The group that organised the June 7 protests took to the streets again to protest rising prices and corruption. PHOTO - ZOOM DOSSO - AFP

Liberia protesters clash with police at rally over economy, graft

Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in Liberia's capital Monrovia on Wednesday during a march against corruption and economic mismanagement under former footballer turned president George Weah.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Change in Nigeria’s democracy is still work in progress

The representative of Rivers Southeast Senatorial District in the Seventh and Eighth Senate, Magnus Abe, has stated that the process of change in Nigeria’s democracy is still work in progress.
Hong Kong protesters seize roads in defiance of China warnings

Hong Kong protesters seize roads in defiance of China warnings

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong erected barricades in a popular tourist district and briefly blocked a major tunnel Saturday evening, defying increasingly stern warnings from China over weeks-long unrest that has plunged the city into crisis.

Presidency asks ministerial list’s critics to take complaints to National Assembly

The Presidency has asked Nigerians who hold the view that some of those President Muhammadu Buhari listed as ministerial nominees are not qualified to become ministers to take their complaints to the National Assembly.
Timi Frank

Visa ban: Timi Frank urges US to include military officers, wives, children of election...

Following a declaration by the government of United States of America of a visa ban against some Nigerian politicians involved in the massive rigging of the 2019 general elections, a political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has urged the U.S. to ensure that the wives and children of the affected persons are included in the list of affected personalities.
Chris Isiguzo

Nigeria drifting towards anarchy – NUJ chief

Worried on the prevailing insecurity in the country, the President of Nigeria Union of journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has called on the Federal government to overhaul the nation’s security architecture to guarantee the safety of lives and property.
President Buhari at the event

ADC, HURIWA, KOWA knock President Buhari over ministerial list

President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial-nominees on Wednesday attracted further criticism from opposition parties and groups.

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Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.