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Governor Matawalle leads operation against bandits in Zamfara

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Sunday led security agencies in the state on an operation against bandits in their bush camps and hideouts near Wonaka town in Gusau Local Government area of the state.

Why mob killed six bandits leaders in Zamfara

Six leaders of different notorious bandits gang were killed by mob in Birnin Magaji emir’s palace in Zamfara state on Wednesday.

APGA rejects Zamfara governorship, assembly polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has announced its rejection of the Governorship and state House of Assembly elections held on March 9, 2019.

Police burst kidnap syndicate, kill three in Taraba

Taraba State Police command says it had neutralized a kidnap syndicate terrorizing communities within Bali and Suntai axis of the state, when operatives of the command engaged the bandits in a gun duel.

Ogun politics: My encounter with violence

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.

81-year-old sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for manslaughter in Ado-Ekiti

A High court in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, sentenced 81-year-old Richard Ogunbayo to 25 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of one Felix Esan.

Kebbi court remands 14 nude dancers in prison

A Magistrate court, sitting in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State and presided over by Magistrate Halima Abubakar, has remanded 14 nude dancers in prison.

2019: Governor Ortom stockpiling arms ahead of elections – Benue APC leaders

Leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, at the weekend accused Governor Samuel Ortom of stockpiling arms and training a militia group preparatory to the 2019 general elections in the state.

‎Ekiti APC’s mega rally witnesses tight security

The scheduled mega rally of Mr. Kayode Fayemi, the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 14 election in Ekiti state, on Tuesday witnessed tight security.

Vigilante Group chief seeks Governor Wike’s synergy for group

The founder and Commander General of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN), Alhaji Ali Sokoto, has urged Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to invite and discuss with the state VGN for more effective security.

Police alone can’t solve nation’s security challenges – Vigilante Group

The Vigilante Group of Nigeria on Thursday said that the current arrangement and structures in the Nigeria Police cannot adequately tackle the security challenges facing the country.

Top Boko Haram suspects arrested in Kano moved to Abuja – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Sunday said top ranking Boko Haram suspects arrested in Kano during Sallah festival have been moved to Abuja.

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National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano revealed the suspects were arrested after a detailed investigation linked them to the arrest of Zainab Aliyu in Saudi Arabia.

Judge absence stalls trial of six suspects in Zainab drug ordeal

The trial of six cargo handlers accused of planting illegal substance in passengers luggage at Mallam Aminu International Airport, Kano, again failed to hold today following absence of the presiding judge.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Kunle Oluomo elected Ogun Speaker unopposed

Former Deputy Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Kunle Taiwo Oluomo, emerged Speaker of the Ogun State 9th Legislative Assembly.
Semi Ajayi

Super Eagles’ Semi Ajayi reacts after 2019 AFCON snub

Super Eagles star Semi Ajayi has reacted after he was dropped alongside Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho from the 23-man Super Eagles squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.

Virgil van Dijk unfazed by booing during Nations League

Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.