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The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded some suspected kidnappers and robbers apprehended in different states at the SARS office in Abuja.

Police parade 81 suspects for kidnapping, other crimes, recover N10 million

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday paraded 81 crime suspects, some in military fatigues, reportedly responsible for a series of crimes across Abuja and surrounding areas.
Yekini Nabena

Bayelsa guber: APC chieftain alleges arms build-up ahead of November 16 poll

Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has joined traditional rulers in Bayelsa state in condemning alleged stockpiling of weapons ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state, accusing the state government as leading the lawless act.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA president ‘disappointed’ by empty stands at Koreas qualifier

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was “disappointed” after attending a historic but bizarre World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea that had empty stands and no live broadcast.
This picture taken on the morning of October 2, 2019 and released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 3, 2019 shows the test-firing of “the new-type SLBM Pukguksong-3” in the waters off Wonsan Bay of the East Sea of Korea. – North Korea successfully test-fired a “new-type” of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported on October 3, after Washington voiced alarm at the move just days before the planned resumption of stalled nuclear talks. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP)

North Korea threatens to resume nuke, long range missile tests

North Korea is calling an outside condemnation of its weapons launches a “grave provocation” and threatening to resume nuclear and long-range missile tests.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday. 3

President Buhari advises Nigerians to do businesses that South Africans will accept

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerians living in South Africa not to operate small businesses if the indigenes will not accept them.

New presidential guards brigade assumes duty

The nation’s 59th Independence anniversary on Tuesday was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, amidst tight security.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.

Yemen foreign minister blames Iran for war, takes aim at UAE

The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.

Nigerian Army urges public not to panic over movement of field artillery guns

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade has urged the public not to panic over movement for firing of field artillery guns during the 2019 Independence Anniversary Parade.
Kidnap Victim

How menstrual period prevented kidnappers from raping me – victim

It was a day she and four other passengers travelling to Osogbo from Abuja were abducted by kidnappers at Ajeoku Village, Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Hameed Ali: Why federal government closed Nigeria’s borders

Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician currently the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.

Ghana aborts coup plot, grills suspects

Three suspects arrested in connection with an alleged ‘elaborate coup plot’ in Ghana are now being quizzed by the country’s Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and other security agencies.
The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.

More US troops to arrive Middle East after strike on Saudi oil facilities

The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.

Bandits surrender 100 rifles in Zamfara

Over 100 dangerous weapons have so far been surrendered by bandits and the outlawed vigilance group ‘Yan Sakai’ in the disarmament phase of the ongoing dialogue and peace initiative with the Zamfara State government.
Mr Gabriel Aduda, the Permanent Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the warning at a sensitisation workshop in Kano on Tuesday.

Federal government warns producers, marketers of chemical weapons

The Federal Government has cautioned producers and marketers of chemical weapons against allowing it into the hands of non-state actors.

Suspects: We supply arms to politicians during general elections

Troops of Operations Whirl Stroke operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa States for various offences bothering on armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

Russia-led forces attack Ukrainian positions

Russia-led forces used proscribed weapons to attack Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on September 7.

Troops destroy ISWAP equipment, neutralise terrorists

The Multinational Joint Task Force in collaboration with the National Air Task Force has destroyed equipment and neutralised terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province in parts of Borno State and Chad Republic.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday honoured the invitation of the State House of Assembly.

APC, PDP trade words over ‘attack’ on former Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State chapters of the All Progressives Congress and that of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have traded words over the alleged attack on former Governor Ayodele Fayose.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, during the swearing in of the senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Senator Biodun Olujimi, at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 14, 2019 .. 1

Senate president swears in Senator Biodun Olujimi — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, during the swearing in of the senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Senator Biodun Olujimi, at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Nigeria Police

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: Snatch ballot boxes and lose your life – Police

The Deputy Inspector General, Operation, AbdulMajeed Ali, has warned those planning to snatch ballot boxes during Saturday’s elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States to have a rethink as the police will not condone such behaviour.