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IPOB Fears For Safety Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer

Police declare him wanted over alleged murder of 2 cops The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described as an unprovoked action yesterday’s “invasion” of the home of Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, by the police and other security agents, which led to casualties barely four days after the burial of his elder brother. The media and publicity secretary of the ...

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Boko Haram In Danger As Buhari Unveils Made-In-Nigeria War Vehicles

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians of their safety under his administration, promising that he remains committed to fighting insecurity, especially insurgency. He spoke in Kaduna on Tuesday where he unveiled additional Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles for the Nigerian Army. The vehicles, code-named Ezugwu MRAP, will be used for counter-insurgency operations by the army. They were produced by ...

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Crime: Lagos To Install Security Cameras Across The State

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday restated his administration’s commitment to adopt technology to fight crime in the State. The Governor revealed this at the 13th Annual Town Hall Meeting on security, which was organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund, themed: ‘Transformational Security’. The town hall event is organized as a feedback mechanism where residents and ...

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PDP A Failed Opposition, Says APC

…mourns the late House of Reps member, Iliyasu The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has become disillusioned by what it calls the string of election victories recorded by the APC – 2019 Presidential Election, majority governorship wins, National Assembly seats and other governorship elections in Ekiti, Osun, Kano, Kogi and Bayelsa states. In a statement ...

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Governor Dickson Unable To Account For Tenure – APC Alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says following the victory of the APC’s governorship candidate, David Lyon, in the November 16 Bayelsa Governorship election, “the outgoing Governor, Seriake Dickson, has blamed everyone, including public institutions, but himself for the loss of the PDP and his governorship candidate who he tried unsuccessfully to foist on the state.” In a statement signed by ...

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Sanwo-Olu Names Onikan Stadium After Late Mobolaji Johnson

…Lagos Gov, Asiwaju Tinubu, others honour former military governor The newly constructed Onikan stadium is to be known as Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson Arena, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu pronounced on Tuesday during a ‘Day of Honour’ event organised to celebrate the exit of the first Military Governor of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson. Paying glowing tributes to the late Brig. Gen. Johnson, ...

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Kanu Fumes As 4 Die Over Police/IPOB Clash In Anambra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday, alleged that the police in Anambra State invaded the house of its lawyer, Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofor, in Ifite Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area and killed two of its members while some were wounded. It was also alleged that two policemen were killed during the fracas. This was contained in a statement personally signed ...

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Rage Over Plans To Sack 1000 Bankers, NLC Kicks

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for an immediate suspension of the plans by the management of First Bank Plc to sack over 1000 of its core staff. In a letter dated November 25, 2019 to the bank’s managing director, the NLC urged the management to open genuine engagement with its affiliate, the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions ...

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Lopsided Promotions: Igbo Police Officers Face Extinction In Nigeria – Intersociety

The Int’l Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, Intersociety, has sent strong protest letters to the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith; the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar Adamu; the Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar; and the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ibrahim Ali over what it calls gross lopsidedness in the recent promotions in ...

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100 Fake Professors Uncovered In Nigerian Varsities

The National Universities Commission has said it has uncovered about 100 fake professors across Nigerian universities. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, stated this in the November edition of the commission’s bulletin, obtained by our correspondent. The ES noted that the commission published the details of the fake professors on its website and also sent the names to the ...

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