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Police parade 17 suspected criminals in Benue

Seventeen suspected criminals were on Thursday paraded by the Benue State Police Command for violent crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, rape and cultism.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.

SDP presents flags to Barnabas Gemade, 13 others

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the weekend presented flags to 14 candidates of the party in Benue North East Senatorial district.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Presidency faults Atiku Abubakar over Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at burial of 19 soldiers killed...

The Presidency has faulted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, over his comments on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the burial of the 19 soldiers killed by Boko Haram Terrorists in Melete, Borno State.

APC urges PDP to focus its campaign on pro-people policies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian military resettles 145,000 IDPs in three states – commander

The Nigerian army has said it has facilitated the return of 145,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes in Benue, Taraba and parts of Nasarawa States.

Military kills Benue militia leader’s wife, 12 of his loyalists

The military spike operation codenamed Operation WHIRL STROKE says it had recently killed 12 militia men loyal to the wanted militia leader, Terwase Akwaza (Gana), at the end of a four simultaneous assaults on Gana’s hideouts in Sai, Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.

Policeman, two others killed in gunfight in Benue

A policeman and two civilians were killed on Thursday when security forces engaged suspected militias in a gun duel in Benue State.

Nigerian Air Force jets bomb Benue villages

Fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force conducted air strikes on at least three Benue State communities on Saturday, in an operation which lasted several hours.

Police: Why we transfer suspects cases to Abuja

The Nigeria Police has explained the rational behind the controversial transfer of suspected cultists arrested in Kwara State to Abuja.

Police deny alleged plot to implicate Senator Saraki in criminal matter

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday denied any plot by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, to implicate the President of the senate, Bukola Saraki, in criminal matter.

Bill Gates, TY Danjuma and street life

For a government that has swallowed more than it can digest, last week’s extra portion from Bill Gates and TY Danjuma worsened its constipation.

Obasanjo’s statement on Buhari’s administration full of mischief – Senator Waku

A former member of the National Assembly, Senator Joseph Waku, has described Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as a thrash and full of mischief.

Obasanjo returns to beat, humbles Buhari and APC

Like him or hate him, Olusegun Obasanjo is an enigma. I am convinced that God has granted him a special grace to influence the course of events in this nation for good or for bad, sometimes for a mixture of both.

What is happening to Buhari?

That’s precisely the point. His good intentions may be taking us to hell in a handcart and his gestures, just like Jonathan’s at the height of the MEND-led violence, are feeble and confusing.

Why Atiku Abubakar will not be president

It was barely 72 hrs into his PDP return before word spread that he had taken over the campaign expenses of Prince Uche Secondus, a party chairmanship candidate and just over a week later, reports emerged that he had donated $10m to the coffers of the party.

Federal govt working to plug holes in schools’ feeding programme – Presidency

The Federal Government has acknowledged that, inspite of the success recorded by the school feeding programme for pupils between Primary 1 and 3, there a few holes which should be plugged to ensure that the programme is run transparently and the children are well-fed.

Tor Tiv wants compensation for 2001 Zaki Biam invasion

The Fifth Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, has called on the Federal Government to compensate the people of Zaki Biam in Katsina-Ala Local Government Council area of the state for the 2001 military invasion that witnessed many killings.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.