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Owo attack, attempt to instigate religious hatred — Northern governors

The Northern Governors Forum says it is “infuriated” over the attack on worshippers at the St. Francis Catholic Church Owo, Ondo State which left many dead and others injured. This is even as the Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA; the TEKAN-ECWA Bloc of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN and …

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BREAKING: Terrorists invade Efab Mini-Estate Abuja, abduct residents

Suspected bandits in the early hours of today, Monday, attacked Efab Mini-Estate inside the bigger Genuine Estate in the Federal Capital Territory and operated from 1am to 4am before abducting several residents of the estate. Sources disclosed that the terrorists, who were in large number, gained access to Genuine Estate …

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EFCC gets direct access to 114m INTERPOL criminal records

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday in Lyon, France, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Interpol National Central Bureau for Nigeria, granting it unhindered access to its criminal records so as to enhance its operations. The agreement on Direct Access to …

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US investors cancelled trip to Nigeria over kidnap of Methodist Prelate — Bishop Onuoha

A team of United States investors due for Nigeria next week has reportedly put off the proposed visit to the country following the abduction of the Prelate of Methodist Church, His Eminence Samuel Uche. Co-chair of Interfaith Peace and Dialogue Forum, and a leading governorship aspirant of the African Democratic …

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Nigerian Army court-martial 6 soldiers for alleged indiscipline in Enugu

“It leads the Nigerian Army to be a professional and a well-disciplined force. It also builds and upholds regimentation and all ethics of the force. “The general court-martial is recognised by the country’s law and constitution,” he said. The GOC, however, said that the general court-martial provides justice to all …

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Beheading of Anambra Lawmaker, Why we commended DSS arrest of suspects ― Inter-Society

The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, on Wednesday, said it commended the Director of State Services, DSS, over the arrest of the suspects who were allegedly involved in the kidnapping and beheading of a current lawmaker of Aguata state constituency in Anambra state last month, because …

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Igbo communities beg Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu to them

The Association of South East Town Unions, ASETU, also known as Igbo Town Unions, has pleaded with President Mohammadu Buhari to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to their custody, promising to produce him anytime he is needed and at any location. They Prayed to President …

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Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested . The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Wednesday . The kidnappers were reported to …

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Nigerian Army sacks soldier for allegedly killing commercial driver over 100 Naira bribe.

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, August 21, announced the dismissal of an alleged killer soldier, Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, to pave the way for his prosecution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army dismissed Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Chimaobi …

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Robbers attack Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy, kill 3 policemen, driver

Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe The robbers reportedly opened fire on the convoy killing killing three policemen and a driver Akabe, the deputy governor, was unhurt but was looking shaky at the hospital where they were rushed to. Suspected armed robbers on …

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Nigerian military ranked 4th most powerful force in Africa

The Nigerian Armed Forces has been ranked as the 4th-best in Africa and 44th most powerful in the world for the year 2019 The rating was carried out by a defense website Globalfirepower in its yearly ranking of world military powers The website said it considered values such as military …

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Nigerian army discover illegal gun factory in Benue state

The Nigerian army have uncovered an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Buruku local government area of Benue state The suspected arms manufacturers were paraded before journalists in Makurdi on Wednesday, August 14. 10 suspected criminals from neighbouring Nasarawa state who allegedly specialise in robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling were also …

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Insecurity: Nigerian Army acquires new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian Army has acquired four new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east region – The new vehicles were acquired following a strong partnership between the military and Ogun state based indigenous company The new mine resistant vehicles will hopefully provide protection and enhance fire power …

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