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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites release 34 names of protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days.

DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, in Abuja.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 12, PDP five local govts

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), on Monday, declared the local government elections results for Chikun as inconclusive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Governor Lalong swears in Grand Khadi, council chairmen

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Saturday in Jos swore in Justice Umar Abdullahi as the acting Grand Khadi of the state.

Court remands 8 in Suleja Prison for terrorism charges

Eight people accused of carrying out acts of terrorism and belonging to a terrorist group, were on Friday remanded in Suleja Prison.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Federal government, oil marketers meet this week over subsidy stalemate

There are indications that the prevailing calm in the oil and gas industry may be sustained at a huge cost to the Federal Government as operators within the sector have intensified pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to pay subsidy arrears inherited from former President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Federal lawmakers move to avert workers’ strike

The National Assembly leadership has said it is making frantic efforts to avert the proposed industrial action by workers under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which is likely to affect the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
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CD: Muhammadu Buhari should participate in presidential debate

The Campaign for Democracy (CD) has lent its voice to the raging debate on whether President Muhammadu Buhari should participate in the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019, or not.
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Ndigbo in Lagos endorse Jide Sanwo-Olu

The aspiration of the Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to govern the state got a major boost yesterday, with Igbo residents picking him as their sole candidate for the top seat.

Police beef up security in Yuletides

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement that would ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebration as well as provide adequate security for all political parties in the on-going political rallies and campaigns across the country.