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Taraba killings: How kidnap suspect was freed from home

An army captain allegedly freed suspected kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, at his personal residence after whisking him away from the Ibi military base in Taraba State.
Lagos State University - LASU

2018/19 admissions: Lagos university to extend deadline for registration

Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said there would be an extension of deadline for prospective candidates to register for the online 2018/2019 admission screening.
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.

Insecurity: Tiv youth, Taraba governor trade blames

The Tiv Youth Council has called on security agencies to investigate the alleged involvement of Governor Darius Ishaku in the Julian/Tiv crisis in Taraba State.
Nigeria Police

Sallah: Kano police advise Muslims against carrying unnecessary objects to praying grounds

The Police in Kano have enjoined Muslim worshipers going to Eid praying grounds across the state to avoid carrying unnecessary objects that may trigger apprehension or suspicion.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Presidency: President Buhari remains best hope for Nigeria’s economy

The Presidency has described as untrue the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) assertion that the Nigerian economy is in trouble.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

Security operatives outnumber #RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos, arrest nine

The #RevolutionNow protests organised by a coalition of civil societies on Monday recorded unimpressive turnout in Lagos such that security personnel deployed to stop the movement outnumbered the protesters.
Nigeria Police

#RevolutionNow: Police stop athletes from training in Kwara

Sporting activities at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin, in the early hours of Monday was put to a halt with the presence of heavily armed men of the Nigeria Police.

Police foil bus hijack in Rivers

An attempt by suspected kidnappers to hijack a passenger bus laden with travellers has been foiled in Rivers state.

Police repel bandits’ attack on two Katsina communities

Operatives of Operation Puff Adder in Katsina State on Friday morning reportedly repelled bandits who attacked Sabon Garin Baure and Baure villages in Safana Local Government Area of the State.
Chief Segun Osaba presenting his book Battlelines- Adventures in Journalism and Politics to President Buhari 3

President Buhari felicitates with Segun Osoba on 80th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated veteran journalist and former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, on his 80th birthday, on July 15.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

ALGON: Zamfara government not remitting local council funds

The Zamfara State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the State Government of denying Local Governments in the state of their funds remitted from the federation account in spite of the Presidential order that such funds be sent directly to the councils’ accounts.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders manhunt for killers of four Bayelsa policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the killers of four policemen in Bayelsa State.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Police in Ethiopia arrest 56 members of Amhara political party – spokesman

The Ethiopian police have arrested 56 members of Amhara political party following failed attempt to seize power in the province, the party’s Spokesman, Christian Tadele, revealed.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has begun full-scale investigation to ascertain the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.

Nigeria probes how helicopter picked man stuck in traffic

Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, is probing the circumstances that led to a man being airlifted from a busy street in Benin City, capital of southwestern Edo State.

Police rescue three abducted Lebanese in Rivers

Rivers Police Command said it has rescued three Lebanese who were abducted at a construction site in Andoni Local Government of Rivers on June 8.

World Bank: Nigeria not a fragile state

The World Bank Group on addressing Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) has said that Nigeria is not a fragile state even with the current security challenges.
Mohamed Morsi pictured while on trial in 2016. Anadolu Agency-Getty

Mohammed Morsi: António Guterres ‘stands by’ UN’s call for probe after Egypt kicks

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has defended the organisation’s call for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of former Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde reverses appointment of 15 new permanent secretaries

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, has reversed the appointment of 15 new permanent secretaries made by the immediate past Gov. Abiola Ajimobi.

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Court remands tailor who pleaded guilty to pickpocketing

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 27 -year-old tailor, Femi Afolabi, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending his sentencing for alleged theft of a cell phone.

Stakeholders seek end to incessant marriage break-up

Some stakeholders, on Tuesday, identified third-party influence and lack of trust among couples as factors responsible for the collapse of marriages nowadays.
Dave Umahi

Southeast governors write President Buhari over Enugu airport closure, herdsmen

Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.

Expert: How indiscriminate Internet usage exposes children to pornography

An education technology startup, Mrs Deola Eka, on Tuesday in Lagos said that indiscriminate usage of Internet connectivity through phones and other gadgets was responsible for early exposure of children to pornographic contents.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Money laundering: Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law released

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released from its custody Abdullahi Babalele, the son-in-law of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019, Atiku Abubakar.