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Nigerian govt speaks on kidnap of Mikel Obi’s father

The federal government has condemned the kidnapping of Pa Michael John Obi, father of the Super Eagles’ Captain John Mikel Obi. In a statement on Tuesday, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, said the emotional and psychological trauma caused the player and his father was unimaginable. He said …

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Senate to revisit calls for state police

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, made this known while welcoming senators to plenary after a three-week Eid-el-Fitr recess. The Senate on Tuesday said it would revisit calls for State Police and design framework for mopping up 350 million light weapons suspected to be in circulation within Nigeria. President of …

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Police parade alleged perpetrators of Benue, Plateau killings

The Nigeria Police, on Monday paraded alleged perpetrators of latest killings in Plateau and Benue states. Force spokeaman in a statement said the arrest followed credible intelligence. Suspects are: Benjamin Bagugba Tivfa “32 YRS” – A Serving Honourable Councillor of Fidi Council Ward, Makurdi, Benue State. (Admitted to have supplied …

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Presidency summons IG Idris over Police protest

The Presidency on Monday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the reported protest embarked on by police personnel in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Monday. The policemen were said to have protested over non-payment of their monthly salaries and allowances. The News Agency of Nigeria  reports that the IGP …

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Court grants ex-NSA Dasuki N200m bail

A federal high court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted N200m bail to Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA). It would be recalled that Dasuki was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and has been in detention since December 29, 2015. The court granted him …

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Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack security chiefs

• Rights group may take president to ICJ • Four killed in fresh Plateau herdsmen attack • 32 terrorists surrender to troops in Borno President Muhammadu Buhari is facing growing pressure to sack his security chiefs over indiscriminate killings across the country. A group, Good Governance Initiative (GGI), yesterday, took …

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Paul Adefarasin Under Fire For “Fulani Colonisation” Speech

Paul Adefarasin, the general overseer of House On The Rock, has come under attack for using his platform to voice against the invasion of the herdsmen who are allegedly responsible for the death of Nigerians. Addressing his congregation, the pastor said: “we see no python dance, it is evidently a land …

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