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‘Election not war’ – Stakeholders react as IGP deploys over 34,000 officers, 3 helicopters, others to Anambra

“We are all aware of the security situation in Anambra State but that does not call for this kind of move. Who will hear this news and still come out to vote that day? Of course everybody would want to save his or her life first. I think their plan is to keep voters away from the polling unit so that they can do whatever they want”.

Outcry in Kaduna over suspension of firewood, charcoal for cooking

Recall that the state government on September 24, 2021, announced the suspension of felling of trees for timber, firewood, charcoal for commercial purposes across seven Local Governments; Birnin Gwari, Igabi, Chikun, Giwa, Kachia, Kauru, Kajuru.

Nigerian Army confirms ISWAP leader, Al-Barnawi’s death

Shekau’s removal in 2016 heralded the rise of the relatively young Al-Barnawi as ISWAP leader and at the same time, the split of the terrorist group into two factions.

Rep member, Onuigbo lauds Senate’s speedy passage of Climate Change Bill

“I am pleased that the Bill has yesterday, October 13, 2021, been given concurrence by the Senate. It will now be transmitted to President Buhari for assent”.

Osun power outage: We don’t have money to get new transformer – IBEDC

Owoeye while maintaining that the House will not shy away from its constitutional responsibility of protecting the people’s rights, added that under the law, it was not the responsibility of electricity consumers or the community to buy, replace and repair electricity transformers, poles and related equipment used in electricity supply.

3 confirmed dead, 50 tricycles burnt in Adamawa tanker explosion

Witnesses recounted that the fire started at a filling station in the early hours of the day when fuel was being loaded from the petrol tanker into hundreds of jerry cans at the Kasuwan Gyela area of Mubi.

Bandits release 90 students, staff of Federal Government College Kebbi

Asked whether there was ransome paid before the bandits released the students, he said, “I am not going to speak on that. I hope the authorities are in the position to explain better

Kwara video: Justice Haroon, 9 other scholars, community leaders sit on Kwara madrasah issue

The committee is to be chaired by retired Justice Idris Haroon. Other members are Hon. Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu; Special Assistant to the Governor on Religion (Islam) Alhaji Ibrahim Dan Maigoro; Prof. Hamzat Abdulraheem; Prof Badmus Yusuf; Prof. Abubakar Imam-Aliagan; Dr. Mohammed Ghali Alaya; Dr. Saudat AbdulBaqi; Hajia Balikis Oladimeji of the Federation of Muslim Women Associations of Nigeria (FOMWAN); Mallam Lawal Olohungbebe; and Dr AbdulHameed Sanni (Secretary)

Repentant Boko Haram responsible for recent Maiduguri attacks – Borno residents alleges

Residents alleged that such incident never happened prior to receiving and releasing suspected Boko Haram fighters who are surrendering in droves, urging the Borno State government to go back to the drawing board and trace suspected Boko Haram fighters that already release into the society.

Abuja Court orders EFCC to remove AIT founder, Raymond Dokpesi from watchlist

Ruling in an application filed and argued by his counsel, Mr Kanu Agabi, SAN, the Chief Judge said that keeping Dokpesi on the watch list will amount to disobedience to the Court of Appeal judgment which in April this year quashed the N2.1B money laundering charges against him

Igbo lady emerges best graduating cadet from Nigeria Defence Academy Kaduna

Uchechi Promise Echefu has emerged the best cadet for from Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna with First Class Honours in Computer Science in the faculty of Military Science and Inter Disciplinary Studies.

Outrage as Kwara Arabic school brutalizes students for attending party (Video)

It was gathered that the Mudir (School Head) accused male and female students of going to a party and taking alcohol.

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the party insisted that the records are there and the facts still reveal that the same PDP was in power when all the triangular demons of Boko Haram, banditry and kidnappers regrettably turned Nigeria into a theatre of criminals and criminality.

70-year-old arrested for defiling 7-year-old girl in Bauchi

The zonal police image maker stated that the victim’s father, one Alhaji Habu, reported the case to the police, saying that, “the suspect was caught red-handed defiling my seven-year-old daughter.”

Buhari in Riyadh for future investment summit

President Buhari, alongside other world leaders, will participate in the opening ceremony of the event on Tuesday and the three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme for the 5th edition of the summit, “Invest in Humanity”.