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The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

Nigerian Army, police, others clear Kano forest of bandits

The Nigerian Army (NA) says its troops in collaboration with other security agencies have commenced clearance operation in Falgore forest in Kano State to ensure the return of socio-economic activities to the area.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony to show appreciation to the health sector for their contribution to the fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Jerusalem June 6, 2021. REUTERS-Ronen Zvulun

Israeli premier alleges election fraud, accuses rival of duplicity

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday a newly formed Israeli coalition that is poised to unseat him was the result of “the greatest election fraud” in the history of democracy.

SGF: Ahmed Gulak murder barbaric

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has described as barbaric the killing of Ahmed Gulak, an APC chieftain and an indigene of Adamawa State while on his way to Chief Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, Imo State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: How Ahmed Gulak was killed by six gunmen

The Police in Imo State have narrated how Ahmed Gulak, former Political Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, was killed by unknown gunmen Sunday morning.
At least 31 Nigerian soldiers were killed when IS-aligned jihadists ambushed a military convoy escorting weapons and overran a base in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, military sources told AFP Monday.

Nigerian Army, police kill seven bandits who invaded Niger emir’s farm, killed his son

Troops of the Nigerian Army and operatives of the Nigerian Police Force in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger State have eliminated no fewer than seven bandits in a dense forest on the outskirt of the town.
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

Cleric, native ‘doctor’ in NSCDC net for being in possession of firearm

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 46-year-old cleric and a 49-year-old native doctor for being in possession of firearm in Edo.
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Blackout as NLC moves to ground activities in Kaduna

There is currently total power blackout in Kaduna while motorists on Sunday thronged petrol stations to fuel their vehicles for fear of fuel scarcity as the five-day warning strike directed by NLC begins.
Nigeria's national electricity grid collapsed on Sunday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said in a statement. Power outages in Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, are common, but a system collapse is unusual.

Kaduna strike: We were forced to shut down – TCN

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) declared a five-day warning strike with effect from May 16, 2021 in Kaduna State over sack of workers. To this end electricity supply to the state was disrupted on the morning of Sunday when the state started experiencing darkness.

Kaduna in total blackout as workers begin strike

Kaduna State on Sunday was thrown into total blackout ahead of the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress to commence from midnight of Sunday in the state.
The immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, and Senator representing Bayelsa West, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, has condemned in strong terms the mindless attacks and killing of policemen and security agents in parts of the country.

Senator Dickson condemns attacks on police formations

The immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, and Senator representing Bayelsa West, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, has condemned in strong terms the mindless attacks and killing of policemen and security agents in parts of the country.
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 Army: How troops, police foiled bandits’ attack on mosque in Kastina

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops and men of the Nigeria Police Force repelled an attack by bandits on Magama Central Mosque in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

IPOB asks US president to deny arms sales to Nigeria

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has written a letter to the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, petitioning him to deny arms sales to Nigeria, which the federal government has requested for assistance in tackling insecurity in the country.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

Nigerian Army: Operatives in Imo foil attack on police, kill 11

The Nigerian Army says a team of security operatives has foiled another attack on Police Area Command in Orlu, Imo, by suspected terrorists of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Kogi Police rescue kidnapped victim, recover rifles

Policemen attached to the Ajaokuta Division in Kogi State have rescued a kidnapped victim and recovered two AK-47 rifles with 29 rounds of live ammunition.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We won’t adopt Amotekun in Lagos

Though he endorsed the Western Nigeria Security Network (Operation Amotekun), Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says the regional security outfit is useless to Lagosians.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa resolves land dispute involving Nigerian Navy

Following the intervention of the Bayelsa State government, the dispute between some landlords and the Nigerian Navy at Agudama-Epie community has been peacefully resolved.
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5,000 persons displaced as Boko Haram attacks Adamawa community

The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency says no fewer than 5,000 persons are displaced after some groups suspected to be Boko Haram members attacked a community in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa on Friday.
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Ogun governor inaugurates state’s Amotekun

Speaking during the inauguration in Abeokuta, the state capital, the governor noted that the operatives of the Amotekun security outfit had been carefully chosen and trained to secure lives and property.
Chief Adetunji Adeleye, Commander, Ondo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, has stressed the importance of support and credible information from residents and traditional rulers to ensure adequate service delivery.

Amotekun operatives seize over 100 cows in Ondo

Barely 48 hours after men of the Ondo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps, seized more than 100 cows and arrested nine herders for violating regulation banning open grazing, men of the security agency yesterday seized another herds said to be over 120.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Amotekun impounds 100 cows in Ondo

Over 100 cows have been impounded by men of the Ondo State Security Agency otherwise known as Operation Amotekun.
The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, stated this, noting that the government could not secure every school in the country.

Nigerian government urges resident to be vigilant, says it can’t secure all schools

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to be vigilant to end attacks on schools and the abduction of students.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders to check the activities of criminal elements in the country.

President Buhari inaugurates N9.1 billion Immigration technology building

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders to check the activities of criminal elements in the country.

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Nigerians in Diaspora endorse Yahaya Bello for 2023 presidency

Nigerians in Diaspora under the aegis of Nigerians in Diaspora Network and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation have endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State as their candidate for the 2023 presidency.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon commence the issuance of its enhanced 10 years validity passports in London and Atlanta.

Nigeria Immigration reopens passport application portal

The Nigeria Immigration Service has announced the reopening of the passport application and payment portal effective June 8.
Boko Haram - Islamic State-aligned militants have intensified attacks on army camps in recent weeks as part of a more than decade-long insurgency that has killed more than 36,000 people.

Child kidnapping being used as warfare tactic in Mozambique – aid groups

Armed groups in Mozambique are increasingly kidnapping children as a warfare tactic, putting victims at risk of sexual violence, early marriage and being used as fighters in the country's worsening conflict, aid groups said on Wednesday.
Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has ordered a reshuffle of the southern African country's top police brass to facilitate a probe into the killing of two protesters last week, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Zambian court throws out second challenge to president’s re-election bid

Zambia’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that President Edgar Lungu can stand for re-election in August, throwing out a second opposition challenge to his eligibility on the basis of the constitutional two-term limit.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina governor: Nigeria’s unity is sacrosanct

The Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has cautioned those calling for the division of the country to have a rethink, saying the unity of Nigeria is sacrosanct.