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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

US vs Iran: Group calls for red alert on Ibraheem el-Zakzaky-led Shiite group

The Global Action for Peace has alerted the United States of America and Britain over the safety of its citizens in Nigeria following threat by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Nnamdi Kanu’s Islamization predictions gradually rolling out

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Anambra state chapter has expressed concern that the predictions of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, about clandestine moves to Islamize Nigeria and impoverish some particular ethnic groups, by a certain ethnic and religious group, have gradually started rolling out in sequence.

NACAMA chief urges federal government to establish reconciliation ministry

The National Complementary and Alternative Medical Association (NACAMA) has called on the Federal Government to establish a Ministry of Reconciliation to tackle internal conflicts and restiveness in the country.
The 14th Islamic Summit Conference organised by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has ended in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, with member countries agreeing to to make the fight against terrorism a major priority.

OIC members agree to jointly combat terrorism

The 14th Islamic Summit Conference organised by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has ended in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, with member countries agreeing to to make the fight against terrorism a major priority.
Thousands of Indonesian Islamists attend a rally in Jakarta on December 2, 2018, to commemorate the second anniversary of a demonstration which led to the fall of Jakarta's then Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. PRANANDITYA - AFP

Thousands of Islamists march in Jakarta ahead of elections

Around 100,000 people marched in Indonesia's capital Sunday to mark two years since a demonstration that led to the fall of Jakarta's Christian ex-governor, as presidential candidates seek to rally support ahead of next year's general election.

Nigerian Army threatens lawsuit over videos of ‘soldiers fighting Boko Haram’

Soldiers who purportedly survived the Boko Haram attack in Metele, Borno, have sent an SOS to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to probe the quality of weapons procured by the military authorities.

Nigerian Army threatens legal action over videos of Boko Haram attacks

The Nigerian Army on Saturday refused to divulge details of the terrorists’ attack on the 157 Battalion in Metele, saying that it would file cases in court against individuals or groups spreading “fake videos of purported Boko Haram attacks.”

Cleric: Lies, intolerance, unequal treatment reason Kaduna boils

The minister in-charge of First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna, Rev. Isaac Gbadero, says that untruthfulness, religious intolerance, unequal treatment, especially by political leaders, were some of the factors fueling crisis in Kaduna State.

Peace Day: Dickson Akoh tasks youths on unity, peace

The National Commandant, Peace Corp of Nigeria (PCN), Mr Dickson Akoh, on Friday urged youths to be advocates of peace and avoid ethno-religious and socio-political tension.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Archbishop of Lagos charges INEC on 2019 elections

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, on Saturday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to do its best to ensure credible and transparent general elections in 2019.

Governor Umahi urges new NYSC members promote national unity

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday called on the Corps members to be vanguards of national unity of the country.

General Buratai urges traditional rulers to restore moral values among youths

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has challenged traditional rulers and religious leaders to wake up to their responsibility of restoring moral values and discipline among the youth.

Federal govt initiates peace move to end agitations

The Federal Government, yesterday, initiated a peace move to quell various forms of agitations in different parts of the country.

Senator Saraki calls for international conference on North East, Boko Haram

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for international conference on North East and Boko Haram threat in Nigeria.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Kabiru Baleria

Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.