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The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied any involvement in the attempt to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, at Ibadan, Oyo State.

DSS summons Father Mbaka to Abuja

There appears to be more trouble coming the way of the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, as he has been summoned to Abuja for interrogation by operatives of the Department of State Services.
1. President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the 44th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Presidency: President Buhari has bought 26 new aircrafts in fight against insecurity

The presidency has maintained that in its efforts to contain insurgency President Muhammadu Buhari has bought 26 brand new aircrafts since his election in 2015.

Minister: PDP government shut down Channels TV in 2009

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has reminded the Peoples Democratic Party of how Channels Television was treated during the administration of late former President, Umar Yar’Adua.
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Ex-President Jonathan: Babangida Aliyu a pathetic fellow

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, last night, described a former governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, as a despicable fellow, who resorted to lies and half-truths to try to remain politically relevant.
A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has made his Nollywood debut in a new series titled Silent Prejudices (Season 2).

Femi Fani-Kayode: Bala Mohammed not a terrorist

A former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Tuesday faulted the statement credited to the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, were he accused the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, of being part of terrorists terrorizing the country.

Ex-President Jonathan: Umar Yar’Adua was a president like no other

Former President Goodluck Jonathan paid glowing tribute to his late predecessor, “Umar Yar’adua on Tuesday morning describing him as a President like no other.”
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the reduction in the price of the petroleum products. Speaking to the State House Correspondents today in Abuja after visiting the President with former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who is the new Deputy National Chairman, South, the APC boss said he came to felicitate with Mr. President on his giant strides.

Comrade Oshiomhole presents APC deputy chairman Senator Ajimobi to President Buhari

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the reduction in the price of the petroleum products.
The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.

Senator Gyang: Boko Haram bill an insult to Nigerians

Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has condemned the bill seeking to create an agency for repentant Boko Haram terrorists, describing it as an insult to Nigerians.

Revelations from Farida Waziri’s new book

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, presented her new book to the public in Abuja on Tuesday. I was privileged to have reviewed the book at the occasion.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Why I sacked Farida Waziri as EFCC boss

A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has explained why he sacked Farida Waziri as the chairperson of the anti-graft outfit, EFCC.

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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 15 ‘cultists’ in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said it arrested 15 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

UEFA scrap away goals rule in club competitions

UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.

Osimhen aims to return to Napoli in top shape, keeps fit with local footballers

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

Manchester City to confirm Jack Grealish transfer after Euro 2020

Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.

BBNaija: Kaisha and Lucy get physical at reunion

BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.

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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.

Lagos man arrested for ‘raping’ daughter, maid

The police in Lagos have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly raping his two-year-old daughter and their maid.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Man arrested for ‘beheading’ woman in Calabar

A young man identified as Christian Edem Eyo in Mbukpa, Calabar South, is reported to have beheaded one of his aunts, identified as Mrs Uduak.
Ethiopians who fled the ongoing fighting in Tigray region gather to receive relief aid at the Um-Rakoba camp on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, in Kassala state, Sudan December 17, 2020. REUTERS-Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

UN expert: Eritrea has ‘effective control’ in parts of Tigray

Eritrea now has “effective control” of parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a U.N. human rights expert said on Tuesday, calling for troops to withdraw and for a prompt investigation into abuses, including the abduction of refugees.
The Netherlands suffered a terrible blow in losing to Turkey at the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday, coach Frank de Boer said.

Netherlands coach: Barcelona move will give Depay ‘something extra’

Netherlands coach Frank de Boer is hopeful Memphis Depay’s Euro 2020 form will be positively impacted after the confirmation the striker will play for Barcelona next season.
Everton fans are making their feelings known about the prospect of Rafa Benitez being appointed as the club manager.

Everton fans hang anti-Benitez banners outside Goodison Park

Everton fans are making their feelings known about the prospect of Rafa Benitez being appointed as the club manager.