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We’ll no longer tolerate those seeking to throw Nigeria into anarchy – DSS warns
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We’ll no longer tolerate those seeking to throw Nigeria into anarchy – DSS warns

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned that it will no longer tolerate the actions of “misguided elements” who are threatening Nigeria’s unity and peaceful co-existence.   In a statement by DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, the service said it will henceforth, not tolerate those whose aim is to “throw the country into anarchy.”   The statement in part reads   “While the Service reaffirms its unambiguous support to an indivisible, indissoluble and united Nigerian State in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, it will no longer tolerate deliberate machinations by subversive and hostile groups whose agenda is to throw the country into anarchy so as to serve the interests of their sponsors. Consequently, the Servcie is assiduously work...
Osun government suspends 3 principals for allowing secessionists preach to students
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Osun government suspends 3 principals for allowing secessionists preach to students

The Osun state government has suspended three principals for reportedly allowing a group of secessionists to preach to students in their respective schools. Commissioner for Education in the state, Folorunsho Bamisayemi noted that the viral video showed the group talking to the students about the plan of the Yoruba nation to secede from Nigeria. He said the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was not aware and never gave consent to the group to speak with public school students in the State. Bamisayemi reiterated that Nigeria is one entity and will continue to remain so. The statement read; “A viral video showed the group talking to the students about the plan of the Yoruba nation to secede from Nigeria. “The administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was not awa...
Armed Bandits Attack Vehicle in Niger State, Kidnap 18 Passengers including Groomsmen
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Armed Bandits Attack Vehicle in Niger State, Kidnap 18 Passengers including Groomsmen

Armed bandits have kidnapped eighteen passengers of the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) The attack occurred along Zungeru- Tegina road at Yakila village in Rafi Local Government Area of the state around 3pm on Sunday. February 14. The passengers including some groomsmen, were heading to Minna, the state capital from Kotangora when the bandits attacked. The Director-General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Mallam Ibrahim Inga, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said they visited the scene and met a woman and her child, who were left by the bandits. "The only thing I can tell you now is we have rescued the woman and her baby and she is in the vehicle with us and we are on our way to Minna. She told us that the bandits blocked the way and ...
There Is No Element Of Improvement In The Super Eagles – Jonathan Akpoborie
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There Is No Element Of Improvement In The Super Eagles – Jonathan Akpoborie

    Reactions has trailed the Super Eagles international friendlies against the Desert Foxes of Algeria and the Tunisian National Team known as the Eagles of Carthage.   The Super Eagles of Nigeria lost to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the first of the two international friendlies, which took place on Friday at the Worthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt, Austria.   The encounter, which is the 22nd meeting between the two side was separated by Borussia Monchenglabach  defender , Ramy Bensebaini’s lone strike in the opening 10 minutes .   Five days later, with the hope of redeeming the defeat, Gehnort Rohr’s men failed to come to life against the Eagles of Carthage as they finished the encounter in a one all draw.   Leicester City Forwar...
17 police officers killed by coronavirus in Peru
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17 police officers killed by coronavirus in Peru

Seventeen police officers in Peru have died after contracting novel coronavirus while enforcing the nation’s pandemic lockdown, officials and state media said. Authorities admitted earlier this week that at least 1,300 officers had been infected by COVID-19. On Saturday new interior minister Gaston Rodriguez, who was sworn in a day earlier after the sudden resignation of his predecessor when the infections tally emerged, said: “We have 17 deceased police officers nationwide, 11 of them in Lima.” The high number is linked to “the exposure that police officers have when intervening with people who violate the measures issued to contain the spread of the coronavirus,” state news agency Andina said Saturday. Peru has been on lockdown since March 16. Rodriguez said his department...
Troops Finally Nab Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Terrorising Kastina People
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Troops Finally Nab Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Terrorising Kastina People

Troops of 17 Brigade on Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, have arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, one Mallam Bawa Gomna and 20 others during operations around Batsari, Jibia and Safana local government areas of Katsina State. The success recorded was in continuation of operations against armed banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other forms of criminal activities in Katsina State. A statement released by Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa disclosed that those arrested so far are reportedly responsible for terrorizing villagers in Batsari, Jibia and Safana Local Government Areas of the State. “The criminal elements were apprehended based on credible intelligence from the locals and have confessed taking part in several banditry activities, cattle rust...
12 Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Eastern Niger
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12 Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Eastern Niger

Ten people were killed along with two suicide bombers in a coordinated attack late Tuesday by Boko Haram jihadists on a town in eastern Niger, the local mayor said. “Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen then attacked civilians,” the mayor of the town of N’Guigmi, Abba Kaya Issa, told AFP on Wednesday. “We have a provisional toll of 10 dead plus the two suicide bombers,” he said, blaming “Boko Haram elements” for the assault.
Election duty allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary accounts – Nigerian Police
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Election duty allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary accounts – Nigerian Police

The Nigerian Police has once again assured that its officers are properly motivated and trained to conduct themselves professionally during the general elections that kicks off tomorrow. 'Our officers are properly mobilized, trained & adequately motivated to act professionally in the elections. Election Duty Allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary account. We won't disappoint the Nigerian people' the IG said today. He added that, 'any citizen that intends to offer himself/herself to be used negatively as cannon folders for political actors should either have a rethink or be ready to face the consequences. We will deal decisively with elements that attempt to test our will by engaging in electoral offences'.
2019 Poll: INEC Warns Against Fake Voters’ Register
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2019 Poll: INEC Warns Against Fake Voters’ Register

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, warned Nigerians to beware of fake voters register saying some unscrupulous elements have designed fake INEC logos to deceive members of the public on the social media. Speaking with Vanguard, spokesman of INEC in Lagos, Mr. Femi Akinbiyi, said: “Many people using INEC’s logo to post things does not mean that what they post on social media is from us. How many of such can we checkmate when we have a lot on our hands to address? There are some groups that use INEC Logo to sensitize their people on their platforms. Although, INEC welcomes people that will want to partner with us to sensitize people but we are yet to verify the number of eligible voters on the social media. If the source of eligible voters is not from IN...
Hulk Hogan Will Never Retire From Wrestling – Son Reveals
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Hulk Hogan Will Never Retire From Wrestling – Son Reveals

Hulk Hogan’s son, Nick Hogan has revealed that his father who has been fighting for over 4 decades will never retire from wrestling. The son of the 65 years old wrestler told TMZ Sports the WWE Hall of Famer will never retire from the sport he loves. “He always says he loves it. He loves training. He loves the wrestling business. It runs too deep in his blood. I don’t think he’ll ever quit,” Nick told TMZ at LAX. Hulk just made his return to WWE after being fired in 2015 appearing at the ‘Crown Jewel’ event in Saudi Arabia, and you could tell he was back in his element. WWE ✔@WWE Well let me tell you something, BROTHER....@HulkHogan is in the house, and he's hosting #WWECrownJewel! 6,201 8:10 AM - Nov 2, 2018 2,57...
Former Man. Utd player reveals how Ferguson used to intimidate referees
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Former Man. Utd player reveals how Ferguson used to intimidate referees

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville has revealed how Sir Alex Ferguson use to intimidate referees and players of opposition clubs. Former Man. Utd player reveals how Ferguson used to intimidate referees Neville who played for Ferguson for two decades narrated on Quickly Kevin, Will He Score? podcast, he said: “He always used to stand in the tunnel before every single game, outside the dressing room, and shake every single one of our players’ hands. “But I didn’t realise until I was captain that what he was doing, he was looking down the tunnel so the opposition players saw him and the referee saw him. “It’s a bit of intimidation. He was an overpowering figure. This idea of winning in the tunnel before you’ve even gone out on the pitch, there was an element of that...
Two Nigerians Shot Dead In Latest Bloody Attack In South Africa
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Two Nigerians Shot Dead In Latest Bloody Attack In South Africa

The Nigerian community in South Africa has again described as senseless, the latest killing of two Nigerians in South Africa. The  latest deaths have increased the death toll of Nigerians in the former apartheid enclave to 122 in 30 months. The latest Nigerians to lose their lives in the crime-prone nation were identified as Mr Okechukwu Chukwumezeriri and Mr Olushola Ayanleye. The President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA), Mr Adetola Olubajo, gave the information in a statement sent to NAN on Friday in Abuja. Olubajo said that Chukwumezeriri, 39, from Imo was shot dead on a football field on Aug. 25 at Rietondale Park in Pretoria. He said that Ayanleye, 42, from Ondo State was also shot dead in the night of Aug. 26 at Essellen Street, Sunnyside in Pretoria....
2014 Muslim-Muslim Ticket Arrangement IS WHY Tinubu IS Fighting Me – Saraki
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2014 Muslim-Muslim Ticket Arrangement IS WHY Tinubu IS Fighting Me – Saraki

SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Monday took a swipe at All Progressives Congress, APC Stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for accusing him that he dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP because he wanted automatic ticket and sharing of the national wealth, saying that the former Lagos State governor was only engaging in rhetorics. Saraki noted that he left the APC for PDP because the party generally ignored justice, equity and inclusiveness, just as he said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration constantly treated the National Assembly, especially the Senate with contempt and acted as if the law making body should be an appendage of the Executive, which to him, was unacceptable, adding that it became imperative for him to stand by the legislative arm and defend ...

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