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June 12 Protests: US Issues Directive to...

June 12 Protests: US Issues Directive to Citizens

The United States Mission in Nigeria has asked her citizens not to get involved in the planned protests across Nigeria on June 12. This follows the planned protest announced by various groups on June 12, designated as Democracy Day. In an advisory to its citizens in Nigeria, the US embassy advised... read more »

IPOB Alleges House-to-House Abduction, Killing of South-East Youths
IPOB Alleges House-to-House Abduction, K...

IPOB Alleges House-to-House Abduction, Killing of South-East Youths

The Indigenous People of Biafra have accused security operatives of house-to-house abduction and killing of youths in the South-East. While denying any involvement in the killing of 128 security personnel in Imo State as alleged, the secessionist group said neither IPOB nor its security outfit,... read more »

Fayemi, Akeredolu Absent as South-Wes Leaders Okay Ranching, State Police
Fayemi, Akeredolu Absent as South-West L...

Fayemi, Akeredolu Absent as South-West Leaders Okay Ranching, State Police

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South-West region on Sunday reechoed their support for true federalism and ban of open grazing in the country. The APC leaders comprising governors and stakeholders in their... read more »

Nigerian Army Debunks killing Igbo, Christian Soldiers
Nigerian Army Debunks killing Igbo, Chri...

Nigerian Army Debunks killing Igbo, Christian Soldiers

The Nigerian Army has reacted to the allegation of deploying soldiers based on ethnic and religious lines to get killed on duty, describing peddlers of such narrative as callous and cowardly enemies of Nigeria’s peace and unity. This was contained in a statement issued in reaction to a... read more »

World Igbo Congress Drums Support for ESN, Rejects Ebubeagu
World Igbo Congress Drums Support for ES...

World Igbo Congress Drums Support for ESN, Rejects Ebubeagu

The World Igbo Congress, WIC, has disowned the security outfit tagged Ebubuagu recently announced by the governors of the South-East region. The group communicated their standpoint through its Chairman, Board of Directors, Prof. Anthony Ejiofor, and the executive members of WIC, Guardian... read more »

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FG suspends Adeboye’s Helicopter from flying

FG suspends Adeboye’s Helicopter from flying

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded a private chopper belonging to Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at the Lagos... read more »

Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto warn residents

Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto wa...

The Kano State Government on Thursday said 10 people had died and 400 others hospitalised after drinking a poisonous fruit juice. The state government had last month said the poisonous... read more »

Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SARS Victims – Rivers

Police, Brutal Cops Should Compensate SARS Victims – Rivers

The Rivers State Executive Council has submitted that police authority or operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad found guilty of brutality and other forms of human right... read more »

Customs intercepts Contraband goods Worth N786m in Kano, Jigawa

Customs Intercepts Contraband Goods Worth N786m in Kano, Jigawa

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, Zone ‘B,’ have intercepted contraband goods worth Duty Paid Value (DPV) of over N786 million in Kano/Jigawa axis. While displaying the... read more »

  Imo Prison Attack: 6 Inmates Returned, 35 Refused to Escape – Prison Service Chief

  Imo Prison Attack: 6 Inmates Returned, 35 Refused to Escape – ...

The Nigerian Correctional Service has disclosed that six inmates returned voluntarily while 35 others declined to escape from custody after the prison in Owerri, Imo State was attacked by gunmen on... read more »