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Why We Invited Military to Orlu - Hope Uzodinma
Why We Invited Military to Orlu – ...

Why We Invited Military to Orlu – Hope Uzodinma

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma on Tuesday defended the airstrike in Orlu, saying it was not meant to “crush” his people but to prevent a repeat of last October’s #EndSARS protests in the state. Uzodimma explained that protests and the escalation of criminal activities that trailed the... read more »

Kagara Students Yet to be Released — Niger Governor
Kagara Students Yet to be Released — Nig...

Kagara Students Yet to be Released — Niger Governor

Governor Sani Bello of Niger State has debunked speculations that about 42 persons kidnapped by bandits from the Government Science College, Kagara, in the state have been released. Speculations on Sunday night suggested that the schoolchildren have been set free. In his reaction, the governor in a... read more »

Nigerians Have Shed Enough Blood – Buhari
Nigerians Have Shed Enough Blood – Buhar...

Nigerians Have Shed Enough Blood – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented that Nigerians had shed enough blood over concerns that could have been amicably resolved. This is contained in a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Sunday titled, ‘Billiri chieftaincy tussle:... read more »

Gunmen Kill Okowa's Aide, Four Policemen, Cart-Away Rifles
Gunmen Kill Okowa’s Aide, Four Pol...

Gunmen Kill Okowa’s Aide, Four Policemen, Cart-Away Rifles

Unidentified gunmen in a white Venza car have killed the Special Assistant to Delta State Governor on Youth Development, Okiemute Sowho, also known as Daddy K. On Saturday evening, he was killed along Crudas axis by Akintola Road, Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. Sources said... read more »

Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Schoolchildren for Arrested Bandits
Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Sch...

Kagara Abduction: Govt Plans to Swap Schoolchildren for Arrested Bandits

Speculations are rife that the government might cave into releasing some arrested bandits as part of the deal to secure the release of 27 pupils and 15 workers of Government Science College, Kagara, in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. Reports on Friday say the bandits that perpetrated... read more »

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Senate asks Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity

Senate asks Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Insecurity

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency over escalating insecurity across the nation. It made the call following kidnap of students and teachers... read more »

Shasha Violence: Criminals Must be Dealt With According to Law – Osinbajo

Shasha Violence: Criminals Must be Dealt With According to Law – Osinbajo

Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has described the violence that took place at Shasha community in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital as unfortunate. Reacting to the... read more »

Makinde, Akeredolu Meet Ibadan Market Combative Parties, Seek Peace

Makinde, Akeredolu Meet Ibadan Market Combative Parties, Seek Peace

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde and his Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State paid a visit to the crisis embroiled Shaha community in Ibadan, Oyo State on Sunday to sue for peace. The... read more »

Buhari Won’t Tolerate Ethnic, Religious Violence – Garba Shehu

Buhari Won’t Tolerate Ethnic, Religious Violence – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the President’s resolve not to allow any ethnic or religious group to malign or perpetrate violence... read more »

Lagos CP Condemns Molestation of Lekki Protesters, Orders Probe

Lagos CP Condemns Molestation of Lekki Protesters, Orders Probe

The Lagos State Police Command has condemned the inhumane act levelled against some individuals arrested during the protest at the Lekki tollgate area of the state on Saturday. The state Police... read more »