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  • KILLED

    5 killed in Kogi communal clash

    Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja No fewer than five people were feared killed, on Saturday, in a renewed communal crisis between the Igbirra and Bassa – komu  communities in Kogi State. The latest attack, it was learnt, was carried out in Okpareke , the country home of the former Chief of Army Staff Maj.-Gen. Mohammed Chris Ali(rtd)…

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  • NIGERIANS

    UN chief honours 3 Nigerian fallen peacekeepers

    NAN UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has awarded the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 129 military, police and civilian personnel, including three Nigerians, who lost their lives in 2017 while serving under the UN flag. Guterres paid tribute to the peacekeepers at the commemoration of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2018 at the UN Headquarters…

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  • ZAMFARA

    Fresh attack claims 15 lives in Zamfara

    NAN Barely one week after the killing of 26 people in a community in Zamfara State, gunmen have, again, hit another village in the state, killing 15 people. Public Relations Officer of the state’s Police Command, DSP. Muhammad Shehu said, on Saturday, in Gusau, the state capital, that the bandits killed the people in a…

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  • CHRISTIANS

    FG supports killing of Christians by herdsmen, SAYS ECWA President

    Gyang Bere, Jos President of Evangelical Church Wining All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Panya Baba, has said the inability of Federal Government to tackle headlong the killing of Christians by Fulani herdsmen in the country confirms its (FG) covert support and security agencies for the herdsmen. Rev. Baba also said the continuous detention of Leah Sharibu…

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  • BORNO

    Borno IDPs, others deny AI’s report on alleged human rights violation

    NAN Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno State from five local government councils have denied  Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against them by the military. AI had in its latest report alleged that Nigerian soldiers raped thousands of women and girls who escaped from the Boko Haram insurgents. The…

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  • CONVENTION

    Why I withdrew from APC chairmanship race – Oyegun

    Romanus Ugwu, Abuja National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has formally withdrawn from re-contesting his position, hinging his reason on constituting a problem to the ruling party. Speaking during an interactive session with newsmen in his house, in Abuja, on Friday, Oyegun said that he had initially nursed the interest…

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  • MIYYETI

    Benue govt. accuses JNI of supporting Miyetti Allah’s open threats

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State Government has accused the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) of not doing enough to condemn the several open threats and inciting statements issued by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) and its sympathizers against the Food Basket state. A statement signed by Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Lawrence Onoja (Jr),…

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  • GUARDS

    NSCDC urges coys, residents in Enugu not to employ unregistered guards

    NAN The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Enugu State Command, has advised companies and individuals in the state to desist from employing unregistered and untrained guards. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Danny Iwuchukwu, gave the advice in an interview, in Enugu, on Saturday. Iwuchukwu said that individuals and corporate organisations should seek…

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  • CATHOLIC

    Archbishop of Lagos commends FG on ‘Not-too-Young-to-Run’ law

    NAN Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, has commended the Federal Government on the recent steps it has taken to sign Not-Too-Young-To-Run bill into law. Martins said this on Saturday at a news conference to celebrate his 59th birthday at the Holy Cross Cathedral, Obalende, Lagos. He said that it was a step…

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