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Court Adjourns Hearing On El-Zakzaky’s Bail Application

The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned the hearing on the bail application of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky till August 2, Channels TV reports. The court fixed August 2 following the arraignment of El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, by the state government on Wednesday. The Shiite leader and his wife were charged with ...

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50 Feared Killed In Adamawa, Taraba Attacks

Over 50 People were reported to have been killed in fresh attacks on Monday night in several border communities in Adamawa and Taraba states. The attacks were reportedly carried out by Fulani militiamen targeting farming communities around Gojefa, Bujum Yashi, Bujum Waya, Sabonlayi and Bujum Kasuwa villages in the Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Other communities affected by ...

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Tambuwal Blames Killings On Leadership Failure

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, says killings of policemen by criminals have strengthened the argument that the nation’s security architecture needed to be overhauled. The governor described as worrisome a situation where policemen, who had the constitutional duty of protecting citizens, were themselves being killed by criminals. According to him, the pervading insecurity in the country is blamable ...

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President Duterte Apologises To God For Calling Him Stupid

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has said he was “sorry” for calling God stupid, which has triggered public outrage in the predominantly Catholic country. But the 73-year-old leader stressed that he was only apologising to his “all-forgiving” God and nobody else. “If it’s the same God, I’m sorry,” he said in a meeting with religious leaders on Tuesday night. “Sorry, ...

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New Deadly Islamic Sect, Hakika, Emerges, Nigerian Army On Alert

The Nigerian Army has alerted the nation to the emergence of another deadly Islamic sect known as “Hakika Islamic.” The army said the group has strange doctrines similar to that of Boko Haram, the Daily Sun reports. The sect, according to the army, is headed by one Yahaya Ibrahim and is currently recruiting young men and women; with operational bases ...

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Lagos Opens Completed Portion Of Badagry Expressway To Traffic

…as Ambode okays palliative work on Okokomaiko to Badagry, Ajah-Badore corridors Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday directed that the completed portions of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway from Eric Moore to Okokomaiko be opened up to traffic as soon as possible following the completion of works by the contractor. The Governor also directed the Public Works Corporation to intensify ...

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Imo Lawmakers Move To Impeach Deputy Governor

The Imo State House of Assembly has started proceedings to impeach the Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere. The lawmakers are accusing the deputy governor of gross misconduct. To this effect, a six-man panel probe committee has been set up to investigate the allegations and report back to the House within seven days. (Channels TV)

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Police Discover Company Allegedly Printing Fake Ballot Papers For Ekiti Gov Election

The Lagos State Police Command says it has discovered a company that allegedly prints fake ballot papers for the upcoming Ekiti State Governorship election, Channels TV reports. In a statement on Monday, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Edgal Imohimi, said the police made the discovery following intelligence reports which also revealed that some of the printed ballot papers ...

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Thai Cave Operation Successful As All Boys Rescued

The 12 boys trapped in a Thai cave have all been rescued, according to Reuters and Australian ABC radio. The twelfth boy was assisted from the cave by two divers around midday London time July 10. The football team’s coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, was waiting to be brought out. ABC Newsradio said the last person to leave the cave ledge would be Australian doctor and cave ...

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Coalition Against Buhari: APC Reacts, Says No Level Of Gang-Up Will Make Buhari’s Govt Waiver

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says no level of gang-up will make the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to waiver. The party was reacting to the alliance the Peoples Democratic Party and 38 other parties formed to oust Buhari from power in 2019. In a statement made available to NewsProbe on Tuesday, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, ...

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