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Oil tears two Delta communities apart

A heated row has broken out between Sapele-Okpe and Otonyasere communities, both in Sapele Local Government Area, Delta State, over the ownership of oil-rich Otonyasere village.
President of the Young Yoruba for Freedom, Adeyinka Grandson, on Sunday, said that he is not a Yoruba supremacist but a Yoruba nationalist.

Adeyinka Grandson: I’m a Yoruba nationalist, not supremacist

President of the Young Yoruba for Freedom, Adeyinka Grandson, on Sunday, said that he is not a Yoruba supremacist but a Yoruba nationalist.
President Buhari at the event

Sallah: President Buhari urges Muslims to be the mirror through which people see their...

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Islamic faithfuls to be “mirror through which others see the good virtues of our faith.’’
A London police officer injured after being stabbed several times in a machete attack on Thursday is in a “serious but stable condition,” police said.

London policeman ‘stable’ after machete attack

A London police officer injured after being stabbed several times in a machete attack on Thursday is in a “serious but stable condition,” police said.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

#RevolutionNow: 90-day detention must be challenged – Femi Falana

Is it constitutional for a judge to order the detention of a citizen for 90 days as provided under the Terrorism Prevention Act? Activist-lawyer Femi Falana SAN said yesterday that it is time to find out.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Legal documents would be signed before Ibraheem El-Zakzaky could be released

A Nigerian court on Monday granted bail to a detained Shiite leader, whose case has sparked bloody protests, so that he can fly to India for medical care, his lawyer said.

Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari is allergic to criticism

Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and activist.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Governor Wike: Don’t bring #RevolutionNow protest to Rivers

The mass protest against the Nigerian government would not be accepted in Rivers State, the state governor, Nyesom Wike, has said.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
Nigeria Police

Treason: Police warn against planned revolution

The Police say the call by the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria, inciting Nigerians to join a planned revolution march against the Federal Government is a treasonable and terrorism offense.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian military hunts Boko Haram with fighter jets

Fighter jets of the Nigeria Air Force have bombed a Boko Haram hideout in Alafa area of Sambisa Forest, Borno State, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their structures.

Presidency: Nigeria to now take delivery Tucano jets 2020

The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take delivery of Super Tucano fighter jets in 2020.

Presidency: We’ve defeated real Boko Haram

He said: “The position of the Nigerian government is that the Boko Haram terrorism has been degraded and defeated. The real Boko Haram we know is defeated.”

Morocco pardons 4,764 prisoners

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has granted pardon to 4,764 prisoners, the local media reported on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Mourners’ massacre: President Buhari orders action against attackers, vows to end terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.

Mike Ozekhome faults proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria

Mike Ozekhome, a constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, has faulted the Federal Government over the proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ite.

UNN hosts conference on global insecurity

A former minister of education, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, will tomorrow deliver a keynote address on criminality and violence in Nigeria at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).

Federal government declares Shiites’ movement terrorist group

The federal government has proscribe the Shiites’ organisation, known as the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN.

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African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

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Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

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Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.