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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...

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...

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...

FG begins Lecturers’ arrears payment In Move To End ASUU Strike

The Federal Government has begun paying minimum wage arrears to lecturers under the auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and the Academic Staff Union of Universities as part of attempts to resolve continuing union strikes. Dr. Anderson Ezeibe, the...

N80bn ‘Fraud’: EFCC To Detain Accountant-General For More Days

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has obtained a court order to keep Ahmed Idris, the embattled Accountant-General of the Federation, in custody for a further period of time. According to an anti-graft official who did not want to be...

Two Killed As Violence Erupts In Lagos, Ogun

A crisis in the Mowe-Ofada area of Ogun State has claimed the lives of at least two people. There was also violence in the Iyana Ipaja district of Lagos State on Friday,, according to reports. As of the time of posting...

Terrorists Kill 12, Kidnap 13 In Southern Kaduna In Four Days – Union

According to the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, 12 people were killed in four days in several Southern Kaduna areas, including a 75-year-old woman, and 13 were abducted by bandits. According to SOKAPU's spokeswoman, Luka Binniyat, over 200,000 people have been displaced...
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