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Civil servant jailed for leaking government documents

A Magistrate Court 18, sitting in Abuja, has sentenced a civil servant, Aminu Maru, to one year in prison for leaking sensitive government documents.

IPOB members’ trial resumes without Nnamdi Kanu

The federal government on Tuesday filed a fresh three-count charge of treasonable felony against four members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Governor Obaseki orders arrest of killer herdsmen within seven days

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the bandits responsible for the death of three persons, two adults and a minor in Ugboha, Esan South East Local Local Government Council of Edo State, at the weekend.

Rivers council polls: We will not participate in illegality – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers says it will not participate in the alleged illegality of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission’s (RSIEC) proposed conduct of Local Government Councils Elections on June 16, 2018.

Akwa Ibom govt imposes curfew on two local govt areas

The Akwa Ibom State government is stepping up the fight against cult-related violence and killings in the state.

NAFDAC discovers bakeries using potassium bromide in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Command of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has discovered some bakeries using prohibited Potassium Bromide and Saccharine substances in Sokoto metropolis.

Supreme Court rules against ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

The Supreme Court has said that the detention of former National Security Adviser Colonel Sambo Dasuki was not at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that put him on trial.

Dapchi: Service chiefs meet troops commanders in Maiduguri

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, a Nigerian Army General, was on Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, alongside other service chiefs where they held a three-hour meeting with troops commanders over the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls.

Edo group urges SSS, EFCC to invite PDP chief Dan Orbih to prove IDP...

Aghedo said its members are aware that the state government has petitioned the state commissioner of police. “This a step in the right direction. The allegation is an attack on the integrity of the state government and it is only proper for the state to rise up to the occasion and demand proof.”

Kogi youths back Toyin Akanle to replace Senator Melaye

Youths from Kogi West senatorial district on Monday drummed their support for Toyin Akanle, former director of the State Security Service (SSS), to replace Senator Dino Melaye in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Court awards N1m damages against DSS for illegal detention

The Federal High Court Enugu presided Over by Honourable Justice Rose Dugbo Oghoghorie on Friday awarded the sum of N1 million damages against the Department of State Services (DSS) for illegally detaining one Shaibu Abdulahi.

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages after talks with federal govt

Boko Haram extremists have freed three university lecturers and 10 women who it had kidnapped in separate raids last year, Nigeria's government said on Saturday.

IBB: One statement, many ordeals

In the last six days, I have gone through traumatic experience when I was declared wanted by the Nigeria Police. By the strength of that unprofessional declaration, I was treated like a common criminal and fugitive until I showed up at the Police Headquarters Abuja to physically present myself.

My life is in danger – Kassim Afegbua

Afegbua, who has been in and out of the offices of the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) since Sunday when he issued a statement on behalf of his principal, said the last six days have been traumatic.

DSS lacks the power to summon General Babangida’s spokesman – Femi Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the Department of State Services (DSS) lacks the power to summon Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of former military President Ibrahim Banangida.

Rivers govt accuses Governor Okorocha of shielding wanted cultist

The Rivers State Government has accused the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, of shielding one of the 32 cultists recently declared wanted by the Rivers State Security Council.

Police to deploy 1,500 officers for Katsina rerun poll

The Nigeria Police have said it would deploy no fewer than 1,500 officers and men for Saturday’s National Assembly rerun election for the Mashi/Dutsi House of Representatives seat in Katsina State.

Ekiti to punish carriers of sophisticated weapons with life imprisonment

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose said the state will amend its Anti-grazing law to punish carriers of sophisticated weapons with life imprisonment.

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Police arrest suspected serial killer in Osun

The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele, for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of the state.

Uche Secondus condoles with victims of Onitsha market inferno

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s fire outbreak in Ochanja Market, Onitsha, Anambra.

Police Academy begins screening of 7th Regular Cadets October 24

The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Edward Onoja replaces Simon Achuba as Kogi deputy governor

The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Governors El-Rufai, Badaru to lead APC campaign in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.