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Governor Ayade’s deep seaport will wipe our tears – Bakassi people

The displaced people of Bakassi in Cross River State have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the state government a sovereign guarantee for the construction of its Deep Seaport project.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC disputes Atiku Abubakar’s claim on being Nigerian by birth

Father than subside, the controversy over whether former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll is a Nigerian by birth, is still raging.

Nigerian Navy arrests seven suspected smugglers with 470 bags of contraband rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested seven suspects and seized about 470 bags of contraband rice in two different arrests.
No fewer than 1,400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) including the elderly, women and children from Fufore in Adamawa are complaining of acute food supply in the camp.

Food shortage hits Fufore IDPs Camp in Adamawa

No fewer than 1,400 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) including the elderly, women and children from Fufore in Adamawa are complaining of acute food supply in the camp.
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Police nab two two for ritual killing in Benue

Nemesis has caught up with two young men, Hyginus Mbachi and Gambo Bulus who killed a young man for ritual after one of them took him from his father on the pretext that he was going to help him gain admission in the Republic of Cameroon.

Nigerian Army vows to frustrate elements against peaceful elections

The Nigerian Army says it is poised to work with other security agencies to frustrate plans by unscrupulous elements working with foreign collaborators to disrupt peaceful conduct of the general elections.

Governor Ishaku: Taraba now relatively peaceful

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba has said that relative normalcy had returned to the state, and attributed the development to the efforts of the Nigerian Army and other security agencies.

Full List: INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.

Cameroon knocks CAF over AFCON snub

The government of Cameroon yesterday has officially reacted to the withdrawal of the country’s hosting rights for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Minister flags off rehabilitation of N22 billion roads in Adamawa

The Minister of State Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Shehuri, has flagged-off the rehabilitation over N22 billion Mayo-Belwa-Jada-Ganye-Toungo roads in Adamawa state.
fresh tomatoes waiting for buyers

Eid-El-Kabir: Imported tomatoes force down price of produce in Lagos market

Ahead of Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the prices of tomatoes, pepper and onions have reduced in most markets in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Nigerian Navy impound over 828 Bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

About a week, after the Nigerian Navy operating in Akwa Ibom State arrested five persons with 444 bags of rice, the navy has again seized 828 bags of rice said to be contraband items.

Police nab gunrunners in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a notorious gunrunner in Bayelsa, Markus Akassa aged 45-years-old.

Amnesty: Cameroon military and separatists fuel ‘cycle of violence’

Escalating violence in Cameroon has led to armed separatists and security forces attacking and torturing people in the country's Anglophone regions, according to a new report by Amnesty International.

Fulani/Mambilla crises: Governor Ishaku ready to rehabilitate victims

Mr Emmanuel Njiwah, the Chairman, Taraba Government Assessment Committee to ascertain extent of damage of land disputes between Fulani and Mambilla, said Gov. Darius Ishaku was ready to rehabilitate the victims.

House of Representatives call for establishment of military barracks in Mubi

The House of Representatives on Thursday called for the establishment of an Army Barrack in Mubi, Adamawa, to address the multiple security challenges in the zone.

DSS nabs notorious gunrunner, kidnap kingpin

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday said it has finally arrested one Jonah Abbey aka Jonah IDI, a notorious gunrunner who had been on its wanted list in the past 10 years.

Cross River flags off vaccination campaign for measles

The Cross River State government began the vaccination of babies against measles troubling the lives of babies between the ages of 9 to 59 months and called on both mothers and caregivers to make visitation with their babies to the nearest health care facility center for vaccination.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.