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Plateau killings: Berom want Senator Gyang’s apology for begging Hausa Fulani

A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Hamisu Wadume: I’m a political thug, not a kidnapper

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla, a.k.a Wadume, who has been in the middle of the raging storm between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police over the murder of three police operatives and two civilians by soldiers in Ibi town, Taraba state has finally opened up and made startling revelations.
Teslim Folarin

Senate: Multinational companies must give 30 per cent top workforce to Nigerians

Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content, Senator Teslim Folarin, has said the committee will ensure that every multinational company in Nigeria complies with 30 per cent involvement of Nigerians in the top management positions.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Family members urge Head of Service to quit over fraud allegation

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who confirmed being invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on contract scam to the tune of N3 billion and duty tour allowance falsification and fraud case, is being pressurized by family members to resign.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.

Police parade inspector’s killers, 116 criminals in Kano

Kano Commissioner of Police Ahmed Illyasu has confirmed the arrest of suspected gunmen, including the ring leader, who brutally killed a police Inspector at his residence in Sabuwar Gandu, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano state last Thursday.

Attack on Rivers waste agency’s workers condemnable – administrator

Sole Administrator of Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Felix Obuah, has condemned the attack on workers of the agency, who were on sanitation duties in the state.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

I’m working tirelessly to end Jukun, Tiv crisis – Taraba governor

Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku said on Tuesday that he was working tirelessly with his Benue counterpart Samuel Ortom to end the crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in the border area of the states.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Governor Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people, media

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has blamed the Nigerian media for the alleged rift between himself and Gov. Godwin Obaseki, describing his successor as his brother.

Adams Oshiomhole: Governor Obaseki is my brother, ‘rift’ created by people for their interest

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the alleged rift between himself and his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is the creation of people with personal interest, describing Obaseki as his brother.
Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir. 4

Eid-el-Kabir: Fun seekers troop Abuja cinemas

Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.
Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.

Eid celebration: Fun seekers troop Abuja cinemas

Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.

Boko Haram: Borno community celebrates first Sallah in five years

According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

NURTW chieftain blames federal government for persistent attack on Ibadan university

A Chieftain of Oyo State National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi (a.k.a. Auxiliary), has attributed the attack by armed robbers, who invaded the University of Ibadan’s (UI) students hostel on Sunday to insensitivity of the Federal Government to state of insecurity in the country.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa: Attahiru Jega is welcome to the party he once deregistered

The Former governor of Kaduna State, and chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said that the party welcomes the former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, into the party that the commission once deregistered under Jega’s leadership.
President Muhammadu Buhari with President Alpha Conde of Guinea Conakry,

Presidents Buhari, Condé donate money, cows, rice to corps members serving in Katsina

As part of his activities during the Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari and his visiting Guinean counterpart, Alpha Condé, donated cash, cows and bags of rice to youth corps members posted to Katsina State for their one-year National Youth Service.

Sokoto governor doles out N70 million Sallah gift to 3,496 pilgrims

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved N70 million as Sallah gift to 3,496 Sokoto state Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor shuns Sallah as troops repel insurgents in town

Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday visited Gubio Local Government Area, after soldiers of the 5 Brigade repelled dozens of Boko Haram fighters, who stormed the council.

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Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
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Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

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