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IGP sets up special team to investigate killing of policemen

THE Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has set-up a team of specialised detectives, Police Scene of Crime Experts and Technical Intelligence Unit, to investigate Monday’s killing of seven policemen. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that suspected armed robbers and bandits at a roundabout in Galadimawa area …

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Buhari To Appoint Anti-Corruption Judges

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to beat the judiciary into a corruption fighting machine. His administration plans to reorganize  the judiciary in a bid to win the ongoing anti-corruption war. Buhari spoke at a joint press conference with the visiting Namibian leader, Hage Geingob, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The …

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Maje – Plateau killings: I have evidence of those behind attacks

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Ahmed Maje, has insisted that politicians were behind the killings in Plateau State. Speaking during plenary, Maje claimed he had evidence to prove that politicians were behind the many killings in the state. The lawmaker, who represents Wase constituency in Plateau state, …

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Atiku reacts to killing of police officers

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the death of seven policemen who were on Monday night killed after suspected gunmen opened fire at a stop-and-search duty post in Galadimawa, Abuja. It was gathered that the suspected armed men were stopped for search by the police when they opened …

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Macron to Nigerian youths: get involved in politics

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has told Nigerian youths to be actively involved in politics to change the country’s narrative. Describing politics as important, the French president said only Nigerians could change their image and that of the country before the comity of nations. Macron, who was accompanied by Lagos State …

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Policeman kills NYSC member one day to passing out

A policeman has allegedly shot dead a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The deceased, Linda Angela Igwetu, was billed to pass out of the NYSC programme today after a compulsory one-year service in Abuja. She served at Outsource Global Company in …

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Boko Haram, IDP returns and political calculations in Nigeria

On June 17, the Nigerian army announced that 2,000 internally displaced people were to go back home to the district of Guzamala in Borno state, northeast Nigeria. This was made possible by “the achievements recorded by the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole”, an army spokesperson declared. The announcement followed Chief of …

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