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Oshiomhole welcomes Matawalle to APC

× Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle Adeyinka Adedipe 3 July 2021 The immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has welcomed Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, to the ruling party. The PUNCH had earlier reported that‎ Matawalle dumped opposition Peoples Democratic Party for APC. Reacting in a letter he signed and made […]

Police nab 9 suspects for armed robbery in Jigawa

  The police command in Jigawa has arrested nine armed robbery suspects believed to have been terrorising residents in Gumel Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. ASP Shiisu Lawan, spokesperson for the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Sunday that the suspects were arrested on June 30. Lawan said […]

Bandits target my son, I withdrew him from public school — El-Rufai

The  Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has said that he had to temporarily withdraw his son from the Kaduna Capital School because of kidnap threats. His son, Abubakar Sadiq was enrolled in the public school in 2019. However, the Governor told the Pidgin Service of the BBC that security reports available to his […]

Zamfara Governor fires all special advisers

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, has relieved all his Special Advisers of their appointment. This is contained in a statement by the acting Secretary to the State  Government and Head of Service, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe in Gusau. Balarabe, however, said the Special Adviser on Security, retired DIG Mamman Tsafe was not affected by the development. […]

USA: Mexico whitewash Super Eagles 4-0 in international friendly

(NNP) Nigerian Super Eagles yesterday, July 3rd, suffered a devastating 4-0 loss to Mexico in an international friendly played in Los Angeles, USA. Goals from the Mexican side came very quickly in the 2nd and 4th minutes in the first half with two more coming in the 52nd and 78th minutes to seal the fate […]

BREAKING: Tanker crushes 10 to death in Ibadan market

Olufemi Olaniyi, Ibadan 4 July 2021 A gas tanker has crushed 10 persons to death and injured others at a market in Ibadan. Our correspondent gathered that the driver lost control of the vehicle around Idi Arere Area and struggled with it until it got to Bode Market. Firefighters were said to have arrived at […]

Don’t mourn man who stabbed policeman, Hong Kong authorities warn residents

Agency Report 4 July 2021 Hong Kong authorities on Sunday warned residents against mourning a man who killed himself after stabbing a policeman, saying that encouraging such memorials was the same as “supporting terrorism”. Police had described the attacker, who stabbed an officer before fatally wounding himself on Thursday, as politically “radicalised”. Hong Kong has […]

Lagos rally: Yoruba Nation group releases names of agitators allegedly in Police detention

Some Yoruba Nation agitators Sodiq Oyeleke 4 July 2021 No fewer than 21 Yoruba Nation agitators were arrested during a rally held at Ojota, Lagos State on Saturday. The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, who made this known, said the arrested members were detained at Panti Police Station, Yaba, Lagos State. […]

Clampdown on Igboho, others won’t quell Yoruba agitation –Group

The leadership of Kiriji Heritage Defenders on Saturday advised those behind the effort to clamp down on voices agitating for good governance and better security in the Yorubaland to have a rethink, saying the use of force would not silence the race. Speaking at the Kiriji Battlefield, Imesi-Ile, Osun State, shortly after his investiture as […]

Enugu killer cop called every worker’s name to ensure no one was alive –Survivors

Enugu killer cop called every worker’s name to ensure no one was alive –Survivors Kindly share this story: × Raphael Ede 4 July 2021 On Sunday, June 20, 2021, a police inspector whose identity has yet to be revealed woke up, grabbed his AK-47 rifle and went on a shooting spree, killing people at a […]



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