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The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Edo guber: We’ll meet violence with violence – Comrade Oshiomhole

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the party would not fold its arms and watch Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, violently rig the September 19 governorship election, saying ‘’we will meet violence with violence.’’

Man docked for alleged disturbance of public peace, international insult

A 30-year-old man, Ifeanyi Ekene, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Kubwa Grade I Area Court , Abuja, for alleged incitement, disturbance of public peace and international insult.

Badagry monarch demands N10 million compensation from Customs for assault

A Badagry monarch, Alapa of Apa, Oba Adekanmi Oyekan, has petitioned the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hammed Alli (rtd) over assault.

Governor Akeredolu: We will protect our people during election

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has reiterated the commitment of his administration to protection of lives and property.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Filtri: Police issues warning to Islamic leaders

The Kogi State Police Command has warned Islamic leaders against breach of public peace during the coming Friday and Eid-el-Fitri prayers.

14 jailed for violating restriction order in Osun

Fourteen people have been sentenced to two months imprisonment by an Osun State Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Osogbo for violating the stay-at-home order by the state government on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest Auchi student’s killer, Uniben students, lecturers’ abductors

Operatives of the Edo State police command have arrested two kidnappers who allegedly abducted and murdered one Faith Esekhagbona, a female student of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, on 9th of December, 2019.
Ibraheem Zakzaky

Shiites: Kaduna goes to appeal court on Zaria clashes

Dissatisfied with the discharge and acquittal of Zakzaky’s disciples by a court in Kaduna on Friday, the Kaduna State Government said it will appeal the acquittal of the defendants in the State versus Mahdi Munkaila and 91 others, one of the cases arising from the Zaria clashes of December 2015.
The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has finally reunited with family tonight after four years in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS)

United Kingdom applauds federal government for releasing Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore

The United Kingdom has applauded the Federal Government for releasing the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, and the Convener of the #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari orders DSS to release Colonel Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore on bail

The Federal Government has ordered the release of detained former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and convener of #RevolutionNow protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.

Lagos seals mosques, churches over noise pollution

The affected places are located at 68, old Otta Rd, Orile Agege, 4, Ademola Oshinowo Street, Ketu, Dele Amuda Street, Lekki, 17, Ajileye Str, Ilaje Bariga, 39, Kusenla Road Elegunshi, Ajayi Bembe Street, Abule-Oja, Yaba among others. LASEPA’s General Manager Dr Dolapo Fasawe said there is no hiding place for any religious organisation that could not operate within the ambit of the law, regardless of their faith inclinations.

Police recover 36 cows from rustlers in Zamfara

The Police Command in Kebbi has recovered 36 cows from cattle rustlers in Zamfara, according to Mr Garba Danjuma, the commissioner.

Man allegedly assaults policeman, remanded in prison

A Kubwa Grade I Area Court on Tuesday ordered that one Hafisu Idris, who allegedly inflicted injuries on a policeman be remanded in a correctional facility.

Police arraign two persons over alleged assault in Osun

Two persons, Amope Adewale and Dauda Sodiq, on Thursday appeared before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osogbo over alleged assault on Ms Adebisi Folashade.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Xenophobia: IGP places AIGs, CPs on red alert

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered water-tight security around embassies, foreign missions, foreigners and their businesses within the country.
A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

Detained journalist charged with treason for criticising Cross River governor

A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail application adjourned to August 5

The Justice Darius Khobo-led Kaduna State High Court has, Monday, failed to rule on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat after it adjourned the case to August 5, 2019.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

Ohanaeze youths give federal government seven-day ultimatum to proscribe IMN

The Coalition of Ohanaeze Youth Groups has given the Federal Government 7-day ultimatum to proscribe the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, nationwide.

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Ministers correct National Assembly on sovereign immunity

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, today joined Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, to set the records straight on Nigeria’s sovereignty not being at risk in the country’s loan agreements with China.

Man in court for allegedly stealing three cell phones

A 20-year-old man, Kelvin Sashak, on Tuesday appeared in a Life Camp Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing three cell phones worth N180,000 and other items.

NGO donates protective equipment to hospitals in Kogi

An NGO, Centre for Integrated Health Programmes (CIHP), has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to hospitals across the 21 local government areas of Kogi as measures against COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has paid tribute to Pedro Rodriguez after his injury-hit FA Cup final on Saturday.

Pedro undergoes surgery for shoulder injury

Chelsea’s Spanish winger Pedro has had surgery, following a shoulder injury he sustained during Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat by Arsenal.