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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dismisses officer who tortured fashion designer to death

Osun State Police Command has dismissed an Inspector, Ago Egharevbe, who allegedly brutalised a 20 year old fashion designer, Taiwo Ayomide, to death over N50 bribe.

Boko Haram ‘releases’ video of members observing Eid prayer in Niger

A new video said to have been released by Boko Haram on Wednesday surfaced online showing about 100 of its members observing the Eid Al-Adha prayer in an undisclosed bushy area in Niger State.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

PTF to release fresh coronavirus directives Thursday

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday, attributed the low figures recorded in the areas of testing and confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past few days to the public holiday declared to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
Deputy Governor of Kebbi Alh. Samaila Yombe Dabai

Kebbi deputy governor urges youth to curtail spread of coronavirus

The Deputy Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai, has called on the youths to take proactive measures in curtailing the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

Senator calls for deployment of more policemen to areas under bandits attacks

Sen. Ibrahim Gobir, Chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence, has urged the Federal Government to deploy more policemen to areas under bandits attacks in the country.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE resumes trading for August with 0.30 per cent growth

The nation’s bourse commenced trading for August after Sallah break with a growth of 0.30 per cent on renewed bargain hunting.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman ‘stabs’ lover to death in Lagos

Tragedy struck in Sagbokoji Island in Apapa area of Lagos, weekend after a lady allegedly stabbed her lover to death during a scuffle.
Mrs Florence Ajimobi

Eid-el-Kabir: Florence Ajimobi preaches love, forgiveness

The widow of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Florence, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness and sharing of love.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Troops neutralise 80 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto

Troops of Nigerian Army and Defence Headquarters Special Operations Forces deployed in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states to fight banditry under operation codenamed Operation Sahel Sanity have neutralised 80 bandits and nabbed 33 others.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Sallah: Bauchi chief Imam begs government to pay workers salaries

Bauchi State Government has been urged to, as a matter of urgency, pay the state workers their July salaries to enable them to be part of the celebrations of the Eid-el Kabir comfortably.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Eid-el Kabir: Borno governor donates four cows to corps members

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has donated four cows to corps members serving in the state to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
NDLEA

NDLEA arrests soldier with arms, cannabis

A 25 year old soldier, Mohammed Kashim, has been arrested in Yobe State in possession of arms and some quantity of cannabis sativa, otherwise known as Indian hemp.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Eid-el-Kabir: Kano government frees 43 prison inmates

In line with its established tradition, Kano state government has released 43 inmates from different Kano Correctional Centes in the spirit of the Sallah celebrations.
Abubakar Elkanemi, shehu of Borno, says the people of the state are still under Boko Haram seige.

Shehu of Borno: Our people are no longer safe

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Elkanemi, has decried the recent attack on the state Governor Babagana Zulum by Boko Haram, saying his people are no longer safe.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Governor Zulum: We still have major challenges in education sector

Governor Babagana Zulum has said that there are still major challenges to be addressed in the education sector which has suffered neglect for a long time.
Residents of Damaturu, Yobe State were on Friday delighted for celebrating Sallah without the restriction of movement.

Yobe celebrates Sallah without movement restriction

Residents of Damaturu, Yobe State were on Friday delighted for celebrating Sallah without the restriction of movement.
From right: Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Fatai Enabulele and the Chairman, Edo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alh. Ibrahim Oyarekhue, during a courtesy visit by Edo Muslim leaders to the governor at the Government House, Benin City, on Friday.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki alleges plot to intimidate, arrest supporters

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has accused the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of planning violence and importing arms to intimidate and harass his supporters as the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election nears.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Ganduje pardons 29 inmates in Kano

In the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir Sallah celebration, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has on Friday pardoned 29 inmates with minor offences across the custodial centres of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NSC, in the state.

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Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Nigeria’s foreign minister recovers from coronavirus

Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday announced that he has recovered from COVID-19.
Obadiah Mailafia

DSS invites Obadiah Mailafia over comment on Boko Haram-serving governor’s link

The Department of State Services (DSS), has invited a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and stakeholder in Southern Kaduna, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, to its Jos office over the comment he made recently about a Northern governor being the commander of Boko Haram.

Unease in Ebonyi market as traders uncover hidden explosive device

There was palpable fear and apprehension at the popular Ophoke-Abba market, Kpiri-Kpiri in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, following the discovery of a substance suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
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.

Court restrains Edo government from publishing defamatory materials against Idahosa Okunbo, Adams Oshiomhole

An FCT High Court on Tuesday restrained the Edo government from publishing any defamatory materials against businessman, Capt. Idahosa Okunbo, and former National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette said he was flattered by rumoured interest from Barcelona as he added to mounting speculation a transfer away from Emirates Stadium could be in the offing.

Juventus offer Arsenal Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa for Alexandre Lacazette

Serie A giants Juventus will reportedly offer Arsenal a choice of Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa or Cristian Romero in exchange for Alexandre Lacazette.