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Catholic Church Suspends Priest For Joining Benue Governorship Race

Reverend Father Hycainth Alia has been suspended by the Catholic Diocese of Gboko in Benue State for displaying interest in the state's governorship election. Alia is one of the 12 governorship candidates that purchased APC expression of interest and candidacy forms in...

One Killed In Latest Anti-Coup Protests In Sudan

Sudanese security forces killed one protester on Saturday, medics reported, during ongoing demonstrations against a military takeover that stalled the country's transition to civilian governance last year. In a statement, the pro-democracy Central Committee of Sudan Doctors stated the person...

Buhari Appoints Adeniran Statistician General of the Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the nomination of Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the federation's Statistician General and the National Bureau of Statistics' chief executive officer (NBS). Simon Harry, who was in such position at the time of his death on...

State Media: Syria Intercepts Israeli Missile Attack

Syrian air defenses intercepted Israeli missile strikes near Damascus on Friday, according to Syrian official media. “Our air defenses stopped a number of hostile missiles in the airspace of the southern countryside of Damascus,” Syria’s official news agency SANA said. In...

Russia Bans 963 Americans, 26 Canadians From Entering Country

Russia claimed on Saturday that it has barred 963 Americans from entering the country, including President Joe Biden and other high-ranking officials, and that it will continue to retaliate against what it called hostile US acts. The mostly symbolic travel...

Tension Erupts In Bauchi Over Alleged Blasphemy

In the Katangan region of the Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State, enraged youths who went on the rampage over supposed blasphemy allegedly injured a pastor and set fire to many homes. As at the time of compiling this report, the...

Deborah: Tambuwal Lifts Curfew, Prohibits Processions In Sokoto

Aminu Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, approved the lifting of the curfew imposed on the state last week to prevent the spread of violence following the murder of Deborah Yakubu, a student at Shehu Shagari College of Education,...

Lagos Police Parades 3 Alleged Gunrunners, Recovers Arms

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, paraded three accused gunrunners Wednesday for allegedly supplying weaponry to several crime groups operating in the South-West region. He paraded the three suspects alongside 22 others accused of various crimes, including murder and arson, according...

Security Agencies Must Account For Spending – Lawan

Ahmed Lawan, a presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and President of the Senate, has stated that the Senate will guarantee that the nation's security services account for resources granted to them to address the country's security...

Britain: Russian Troops Likely To Redeploy From Mariupol

Russian commanders will face increasing pressure to reallocate soldiers from the vital southern port city to bolster their offensive in eastern Ukraine, according to Britain's Defense Ministry. More than 1,700 defenders of Mariupol's Azovstal steel mill have surrendered since Monday,...
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