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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.

President Buhar: We won’t rest until peace is fully restored in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
The member representing Yauri-Shanga-Ngaski federal constituency of Kebbi state, Yusuf Tanko Sununu, has disclosed that, bandits are continuously having a field day, killing, maiming and kidnapping people in his constituency.

House member: Bandits having a field day in Kebbi

The member representing Yauri/Shanga/Ngaski federal constituency of Kebbi state, Yusuf Tanko Sununu has disclosed that, bandits are continuously having a field day, killing, maiming and kidnapping people in his constituency.

Imo courts yet to resume sittings after suspension of judiciary workers’ strike

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Imo State chapter, resumed work on Wednesday after Friday’s suspension of the more than two-month-old nationwide strike.
The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.

5,014 Enugu residents receive second dose of coronavirus vaccine

No fewer than 5,014 residents of Enugu State have, so far, received a second dose of COVID-19 vaccination since its commencement in June 1, within 13 days of the commencement of the exercise in the state, a top official has said.

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I have been privileged to interview quite a number of world leaders in the course of my journalism career. These include President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Ketumile Masire of Botswana, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan etc. not to talk of holding the microphone across the world in the presence of countless Presidents in my then capacity as President Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesperson
Students of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), who responded to the resumption directive of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nse Essien, were on Monday stopped from accessing the two campuses of the institution at Obio Akpa in Oruk Anam and Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin local government areas.

Akwa Ibom university workers, lecturers defy vice-chancellor, prevent students resuming

Students of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), who responded to the resumption directive of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nse Essien, were on Monday stopped from accessing the two campuses of the institution at Obio Akpa in Oruk Anam and Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin local government areas.
Journalists who visited The Synagogue headquarters, Ikotun, Lagos, yesterday morning, to monitor and report on the situation of things, following the surprising announcement of the sudden death of its founder, Prophet T.B. Joshua, narrowly escaped physical attack by some angry members said to be uncomfortable with news carried about the church in the past.

TB Joshua: Angry SCOAN members attack journalists

Journalists who visited The Synagogue headquarters, Ikotun, Lagos, yesterday morning, to monitor and report on the situation of things, following the surprising announcement of the sudden death of its founder, Prophet T.B. Joshua, narrowly escaped physical attack by some angry members said to be uncomfortable with news carried about the church in the past.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Protest as phone thieves stab undergraduate to death in Calabar

Students of the Cross River State University of Technology in Calabar on Friday protested against the stabbing to death of a student by phone robbers.
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Akwa Ibom university teachers deny receiving N327 million from state government

Controversy has continued to trail the recent disclosure by the State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, that his administration had been releasing the sum of N327 million as a monthly subsidy to the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Farmer accuses police of torturing staff to death

The Skapomah Global Limited (SGL) Farms has accused the Ogun State Police of brutality, which led to the death of one of its staff, Shola Adeleke.
The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands.

SSANU warns against another university strike

Nigerian university workers, under the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), have again warned the federal government against paralysing academic activities in tertiary institutions with the non-implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MoA) both parties signed.
1. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the consequences of a destabilised Chad to the sub-region cannot be imagined. He said it would compound the insecurity in Nigeria and other neighboring countries.

Presidency says President Buhari skipped army chief’s burial to avoid being a distraction

The Presidency has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at the burial of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, in Abuja on Saturday.

Another INEC office in Enugu gutted by fire

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Igboeze-South local government Area of Enugu State was on Sunday gutted by fire.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Bandits kill three soldiers in Niger

Three soldiers on Monday lost their lives in an encounter with bandits in Mariga town of Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State.

Edwin Clark cautions against agitation for Nigeria’s break-up

An elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has cautioned against calls for secession in some parts of the country.
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Edwin Clark: Nigeria will remain one

Hundreds of youths under the aegis of Omo Oduduwa United led by political thug turned agitator, Sunday Igboho, had converged in Osogbo on Saturday, marching through the streets in agitation for a Yoruba Nation.
Nine days after he escaped and his house burnt, the Nigeria Army has arrested the late Ikonso’s second in command in Imo state, of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB/Eastern Security Network, ESN, a 48-year-old man, whose name was given as Anwurum Eze popularly known as “Maputo”.

Imo attacks: Special forces trailing Ikonso, Maputo’s boys

Nine days after he escaped and his house burnt, the Nigeria Army has arrested the late Ikonso’s second in command in Imo state, of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB/Eastern Security Network, ESN, a 48-year-old man, whose name was given as Anwurum Eze popularly known as “Maputo”.
This was part of a press release signed by MURIC’s director, Professor Ishaq Akintola and made available to journalists on Tuesday.

MURIC: Nigeria needs to recruit more policemen, soldiers

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the Federal Government to recruit more policemen, soldiers and other security agents as a means of bringing the spate of insecurity to a halt.
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FUOYE suspends another official over ‘misconduct’

Barely two weeks after the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) sacked its Registrar, the institution has suspended the Bursar, Bolatito Akande, over alleged misconduct.
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.

Attacks: Orlu deserted as security agents comb for IPOB members

Orlu, the commercial and social centre of Orlu Local Government Area of Imo has been deserted following a massive manhunt for members of Eastern Security Network (ESN), the militant wing of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), which has been waging a relentless war against security men.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the declaration on Thursday while deliberating on the strategies put in place with the election monitoring officers deployed from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, to assist and monitor the elections in Lagos State.

Police dismiss explosives in Oshodi market fire

Hours after Lagos Emergency Management Agency said its investigation showed some for of explosive or accelerant was used in the fire which gutted Oshodi Market, police has ruled out any explosive being involved in the incident.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Stray bullet kills NSCDC officer in Imo

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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.

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