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Gunmen invades Sokoto, kill 26

No fewer than Twenty-six people have been reportedly killed after cattle thieves raided several villages in Sokoto state, police said Tuesday. Armed bandits on motorcycles attacked Warwana, Tabkin Kwasa and Dutsi, a trio of neighbouring villages in Rabah district, late Sunday, shooting residents as they fled. “Twenty six people

Gov. Shettima flags off Python Dance III in Borno

..Says Borno Will Regain Its Glory Again Godsgift Onyedinefu Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima has expressed confidence and optimism that Borno State will regain its glory again. The Governor stated this on Monday, in Maiduguri while flagging-off the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) At 7 Division Step -Up

Buhari, Osinbajo, others remember Nigeria’s fallen Heroes, perform wreath laying

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday led Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the leadership of the National Assembly, and the Judiciary to lay wreath at the National Memorial Arcade in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the event marked the climax of the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration. The event, which

Photos: Buhari appoints Mohammed Adamu as Acting police IG

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Assistant Inspector General  (AIG) of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, as the Acting Inspector General (IGP) of Police.  The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, who retired today, 15thJanuary, 2019 from service of the Nigeria Police Force at the age of Sixty Years, was

Preaidential panel receives 103 human rights violation cases against SARS

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that 103 complaints of alleged human rights violations were received by the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. Mr Ojukwu, who doubles as the chairman of the presidential panel, said this at the second sitting of

Buhari, IGP Idris meet again in Aso Rock

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, on Monday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The visit to the Villa came less than 10 hours to his 60th anniversary. Idris had on January 4 met with the president when he attained the mandatory 35 years

APC insists CJN Onnoghen must face trial

Godsgift Onyedinefu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, must face his alleged corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT). The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said at need conference on Monday. He accused the Peoples Democratic Party 

Court stops arraignment of CJN Onnoghen

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Federal Government’s plan to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The Federal Government through the Code of Conduct Bureau filed six counts of non-declaration of assets against the CJN on Friday. He was

Tribunal adjourns CJN Onnoghen’s case till January 22

The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday adjourned proceedings involving the charges of non-declaration of assets preferred against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, till January 22. The Umar-led three-man ruled that the tribunal would hear Onnoghen’s motion challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal at the next

Nigerian Army uncovers Boko Haram logistics suppliers disguising as firewood dealers

The Nigerian Army, on Sunday, said it had uncovered Boko Haram logistics supply syndicates among loggers and charcoal dealers in Borno. Bulama Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri. Mr Biu, a brigadier-general, was reacting to