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As the Zamfara government says it is awaiting the release of abducted schoolgirls in Jangebe, Governor Bello Matawalle insists he will not relent in his peace process with bandits despite efforts to stop it.
Mexico’s Oscar Valdez dethroned Miguel Berchelt on Saturday, knocking him out with one second left on the 10th round in a stunning upset, to claim the World Boxing Council junior lightweight title in Las Vegas.
Kaduna based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi has disclosed that abducted Kagara schoolchildren and staff members might regain their freedom today, Sunday, February 21, 2021.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, while serving as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, demolished people’s houses because they encroached on government land.
The new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has been promoted to the rank of Chief Detective Superintendent ahead of his Senate screening, according to a report.
With two games left to spare, Nigeria men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, became the first team to qualify for AfroBasket 2021, further extending their fine vein of form. The 100 per cent record so far in the qualifying series saw them dispatch South Sudan with a 75-70 victory in the ongoing series in Monastir, Tunisia.
In a bid to secure the release of 27 pupils and 15 workers of Government Science College, Kagara, abducted by bandits during the week, there are indications that the Federal Government may consider releasing arrested bandits in exchange for the schoolchildren.
Hoodlums suspected to be members of a street vigilance outfit operating within Unity Close, in the Ada George area of Port Harcourt, on Saturday, attacked and injured a 28-year-old tricycle rider, Goodluck Akarabara.
Global rights group, Amnesty International, has urged the Federal Government to protect the right of citizens to peaceful protest.
A spokesman for Amaechi’s loyalists, recognised by the APC National Secretariat, Ogbonna Nwuke, said, “What is clear to us is that materials are here, but people are to be trained first before registration starts. After the training, then we will go into operations in the field. But for the avoidance of doubt, by next week we (APC) will start registration.”
South-West political enforcer Sunday Adeyemo better known as Sunday Igboho has cleared the air on his source of income to dispel the claim that his fight against herdsmen in the region is being sponsored.
Heartland coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has shockingly revealed that he is homeless after the Nigeria Professional Football League side stopped paying for his accommodation.
Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has said the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari of recent over the herdsmen crisis rocking the South-West region.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who stated this on Monday, was reacting to calls by interest groups in the country for an Inspector General of Police of South-Eastern extraction.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, says food crisis is imminent in the South-West region of Nigeria due to the onslaught on farmers by Fulani herdsmen.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says there are 2,636 active COVID-19 cases being managed under the state ‘Home Based Care’.
Truck owners have vouched to support the electronic call-up system recently introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing speculation over his position at Camp Nou, insisting Barcelona "are going to have problems" if he doesn't have a future at the club.
The Senate on Tuesday, also passed the Older Persons (Rights and Privileges) Bill 2020 aimed at addressing the social and economic challenges triggered by aging and the need for government to formulate policies that would incorporate the elderly and cater for their well-being.
Mikel Arteta has remained tight-lipped on Lacazette's future, but it is reported that Arsenal are unlikely to offer him a new deal and will look to recoup a fee for the former Lyon man.
The Ondo State Government has declared Wednesday, February 24, a work free day.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Alisson Becker, Fabinho and Diogo Jota could all feature against Chelsea on Thursday.
The Accountant General of the Federation is expected to furnish the House of Representatives with financial statement on the utilisation of the N2.2 trillion revenue accrued from the foreign and domestic debts raised by Debt Management Office.
The first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization on Monday welcomed an apology from a Swiss newspaper that had dismissed the seasoned international professional as a grandmother.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, met with the new Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, at the State House, Abuja.