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A former spokesman for the Nigerian Army retired Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, Friday said politicizing security issues by some Nigerians was counter-productive to the nation’s quest for security and peace.

Politicisation of security issues counter-productive – ex-army spokesman

A former spokesman for the Nigerian Army retired Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, Friday said politicizing security issues by some Nigerians was counter-productive to the nation’s quest for security and peace.

LASU unions react as Lagos governor cancels of vice-chancellor appointment process

Workers union leaders in Lagos State University (LASU) on Saturday expressed mixed feelings on the cancellation of the ongoing process of appointing LASU vice-chancellor, by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Ejike Mbaka

2021: Reverend Mbaka prophesies end of President Buhari’s government

Mbaka, who is Buhari’s bosom friend, spoke at the 2020 edition of his popular annual December 31 Crossover Night ministration, advising the Federal Government to take swift moves to create jobs to prevent Nigerian youths from embarking on restiveness that may consume the government.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

APC: We’ll make sure Kankara incident never repeats itself

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, said it would make sure the kind of lapses that led to the recent abduction of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, in Katsina State did not repeat itself. APC urged the security agencies in the country to note the lessons of the Kankara experience and prevent a recurrence.
1. The Defence Headquarters has claimed that troops rescued the over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina, abducted by bandits on December 11.

Kankara schoolboys’ abduction not stage-managed – minister

The Federal Government has described as senseless the claim in certain quarters that the abduction of some students from a boarding school in Kankara, Katsina State, and their release was stage-managed.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

IPOB: Governor Wike makes promises to Northern Elders

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given assurance that he will continue to conduct the affairs of government in a manner that will not undermine the interest of any ethnic group resident in the state.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Presidency opposes ecological funds regulation bill

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, yesterday told the House Committee on Ecological Fund that the presidency believes the proposed law would either clash with or duplicate the existing ones.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: President Buhari’s Executive Order 10 dangerous

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that the federal government will destroy criminal justice system in States if the Executive Order 10 is implemented.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi: We’re under pressure to announce false coronavirus case

The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, has said the state is under pressure to declare that it has COVID-19 cases where there is none.
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Governor Oyetola: Don’t bring religious sentiment into Amotekun

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned against bringing ethnic and religious sentiments into Western Nigeria Security Initiative codenamed, Amotekun, saying doing so would be dangerous and counterproductive.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

DSS says will release Omoyele Sowore to appropriate persons

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it is prepared to release Mr Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the planned RevolutionNow protest but waiting for appropriate persons to take his delivery.
Mohamed Morsi pictured while on trial in 2016. Anadolu Agency-Getty

Mohammed Morsi: António Guterres ‘stands by’ UN’s call for probe after Egypt kicks

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has defended the organisation’s call for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of former Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi.
Sani Usman

Bokom Haram: Nigerian Army vows to deal with those behind propaganda

The Nigerian Army has vowed to deal decisively with those behind propaganda and subversive acts intended to demoralise troops in the North East.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Christians, Muslims must unite

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wrote an article for a foreign Christian newspaper, Church Times UK, in which he described himself as a descendant of Abraham, a biblical hero regarded as the father of faith, while also urging Nigerian Christians and Muslims to unite and flourish together.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

2019: CAN urged to stop acting like PDP’s PR firm

The Concerned Christian Forum has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop ridiculing the Christian faith with its political utterances.

Federal government revises number of Dapchi schoolgirls kidnapped, released

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has described the release of majority of the Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram as a gesture of goodwill by the insurgents.

Governor Obaseki urges federal government on Leah Sharibu’s rescue, lauds release of 104 schoolgirls

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the Federal Government to intensify effort in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, who is still being held by Boko Haram insurgents.

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Several dead as freight ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.
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Catholic priest kidnapped, murdered in Niger

A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.

Dangote completes Nigeria’s longest concrete road

The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travellers between the North and the South.

Abia government begs teachers to resume classes

Abia State Government has called on members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) to return to classes in the interest of their students and pupils.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Rivers: Robbery suspect arrested with police identity card

A suspected armed robber who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate was seen with an identity card of Nigeria Police Force, suggesting he might be their personnel.