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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 promoting human rights, reintegrating ex-terrorists – minister

The federal government on Wednesday said it was committed to promoting and protecting human rights in the country devoid of discrimination.

Centre asks police to investigate COPA

The Centre for Good Leadership Initiative (CGLI) has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to investigate a faceless group of lawyers calling for the prosecution of the Minister of State Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah.

Three baby factories discovered in Imo

An investigation by newsmen has revealed that at least three illegal orphanage homes popularly known as baby factory, have been discovered in Imo state.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Group urge Delta to convene South-South security summit over ‘herdsmen’ attacks

The Niger Delta Self-Determination Movement (NDSDM) has called on the Chairman, South-South Governors’ Forum and governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, to convene a south-south security summit to address the frequent attacks and killings by suspected herdsmen in the region.
Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), yesterday said that, all is set to hold its 41st Kaduna International Trade Fair (KITF).

Chamber: Twelve countries for Kaduna trade fair

Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), yesterday said that, all is set to hold its 41st Kaduna International Trade Fair (KITF).

PDP: APC relying on unorthodox means to snatch Bayelsa

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is relying on what it described as ‘unorthodox’ means to get back the governorship of Bayelsa State.

State police: Ibrahim Gambari seeks adoption of 2014 confab report

A former Minister of External Affairs, Amb. Ibrahim Gambari, has declared that Nigeria must go back to the reports of the National Conference (Confab) held in 2014 in order to effectively tackle Nigeria’s security challenges, which have given rise to agitations for state policing.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Insecurity: Senate moves to establish commission against illegal use of guns

The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to establish the National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
Code of Conduct Bureau

CCB probes CJN, NJC, Delta judiciary, others for ‘child trafficking’

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senator Lawan holds emergency meeting over security threats to National Assembly

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called on the nation’s heads of security agencies to tighten security at the National Assembly to avert any security breach.
Mohammed Monguno

NSA accuses Abba Kyari of ‘unwarranted meddlesomeness’

The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.), has blamed the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, for the failures in the war against insurgency.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: NBA advocates mandatory psychiatric test for operatives

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, advocated a compulsory psychiatric test for the operatives of Ekiti State Security Network Agency called Amotekun.

Radio Bayelsa suspends nine staff as NUJ seeks investigation

The Management of Radio Bayelsa has suspended nine workers over an attack on the station by hoodlums in protest against Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked erstwhile governor-elect, David Lyon.

PDP demands Adams Oshiomhole’s prosecution over Bayelsa violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to immediately order the arrest of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for questioning and prosecution, for incitement. =
Eze Israel Kanu

Senators Abaribe, Umeh, Peter Obi, others attend Nnamdi Kanu parents’ burial

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, and Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, are among early arrivals at Afaraukwu country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, for the burial of his parents.
Nigeria Police

Nnamdi Kanu: Security operatives takeover South-East

Ahead of the burial of Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife, Ugoeze Meme Sally, parents of the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, security operatives have virtually taken over the Anambra, Imo and Abia axis of the South-Eastern region of the country.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 15

Boko Haram: Minister condemns Auno attack

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq, has condemned the recent attack that killed over 30 persons in a deadly attack on Auno, a village 25 kilometres from the main town of Maiduguri, the state capital.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Ohaneze president, monarchs walk out as IGP meets South-East governors

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, is currently in a closed-door meeting with governors of the South-East at the Government House, Enugu.

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Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.
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Enugu council poll: Police announce restriction of movement

Police Command in Enugu State has announced the restriction of human and vehicular movements in the state on Saturday, Feb. 29, for Local Government Elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Nigerians should hold President Buhari responsible – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday, urged Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if Coronavirus leads to any major calamity in Nigeria.