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Niger govt makes fertility, genotype, HIV/AIDS tests before marriage compulsory
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Niger govt makes fertility, genotype, HIV/AIDS tests before marriage compulsory

Niger Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Wednesday, signed into law, the bill against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the bill for Premarital Medical Examination. The bills were sponsored by Binta Mamman and Malam Shuaibu Liman, representatives of Gurara and Suleja constituencies in the House of Assembly. Bello said the GBV law gives relevant agencies the legal backing to tackle the menace of violence, mostly suffered by women. The Governor, according to NAN, added that the premarital examination law mandates couples intending to get married to go for tests. “This is to ensure that necessary medical examinations such as genotype, HIV/AIDS and fertility tests are conducted on couples before marriage to avoid crisis after,” he said. Bello commended the legislature for initiatin...
South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace
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South-East Farmers Demand ₦9 Billion From FG Over Herdsmen’s Menace

Farmers under the platform of the Eastern Farmers ’ Association have demanded N 9bn from the Federal Government as compensation for the destruction of their crops and farmlands by herdsmen and their animals . The group decried what it called the Federal Government ’s neglect over the losses incurred by farmers as a result of the activities of herdsmen and their cattle over the years. It said the compensation was to mitigate the losses . “ Since the advent of the Fulani herdsmen in the eastern region , the Federal Government has been paying lip service to the monumental destruction of our crops and farmland ,” the group said. The group ’s Coordinator , Paul Achalla , and Secretary -General, Nneka Orji , signed the petition . The statement read in part , “ The Federal Govern...
Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello Rules out Negotiation with Bandits
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Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello Rules out Negotiation with Bandits

Niger state's Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has ruled negotiation with bandits amid an influx of bandits who enter into the state through the Benin Republic border. Addressing State House reporters after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on the rising insecurity and infrastructural decay in the state, Bello said he ruled out negotiating with the criminals because they don’t keep to any agreement. He added that he once reluctantly negotiated with the bandits, but it never produced any positive result. The Governor who alleged that “the bandits are Fulanis that have no one to control them even their parents", said the menace of bandits in the state had become a source of worry to the government. Bello revealed that the bandits come to t...
Rape And Other Sexual Offences A Global Menace – IGP
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Rape And Other Sexual Offences A Global Menace – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu NPM, mni, has called for improved partnership, strategy and joint operations by the Police and other relevant stakeholders to stage a common front against rape, child molestation, trafficking in person and other sexual-based violence in the country. The IGP stated this, today, 11th June, 2020 at the Force Headquarters, Abuja during a tripartite meeting held between the Police Chief and the Heads of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) – Dame Julie Okah Donli and Mr. Tony Ojukwu. The IGP, while noting that rape and other sexual offences have become a menace, not only in the country but globally, assures that the Force is repositioning Gender-Desk offices ...
D’banj Accused of Rape: See Details of ALLEGED 2018 Rape
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D’banj Accused of Rape: See Details of ALLEGED 2018 Rape

Popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known by his stage name D’banj, has been accused of rape by Otunba Benjamin Ese Action, who released details of the ALLEGED 2018 rape incident. Social media users have been left outraged with the prevalence of rape in Nigeria, as many celebrities and key figures called for a stop to it. Taking to Instagram, D’banj showed support to rape victims as he called for a stop to the menace while also calling for justice for every victim. He wrote; “#NoMeansNo We Need to Raise Our Sons right and Teach them to love and Respect Women .We Need Justice for Our GIRLS…Say NO to Rape, Racism, tribalism. Let us stop living in FEAR and HATE ,and start living in LOVE .???” Talent Manager and Model scouts, Otunba Benjamin Ese Action, th...
Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Suspected Cultists
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Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Suspected Cultists

A yet-to-be identified Political Science student of the Benue State University, Makurdi, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists. The student was brutally murdered in front of the school's Main E- library, opposite College of Health Sciences on Wednesday night.   Spokesperson of the National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS) Comrade Simeon AER, who confirmed the incident urged students to remain calm.   His statement below: Following the killing of a BSU student "name withheld" from political science in front of BSU main Library yesterday, 11th March 2020 and the incessant killing of students due to cult clashes especially in Benue state University Makurdi, the National union of Benue state students, national secretariat,Writes...
Viral Photos of a man whose wife allegedly Poured hot Water on Because She Found out he has a side chic
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Viral Photos of a man whose wife allegedly Poured hot Water on Because She Found out he has a side chic

Domestic violence meted out on husbands by wives is on the rise and it appears this menace is not restricted to Nigeria alone. Photos of a Kenyan man whose back, neck, and chest were scalded with hot water has been shared online and according to reports, his wife is responsible for his injuries According to Facebook users, the man and his wife live in Nyeri in Kenya. Unconfirmed reports claim the woman allegedly discovered that her husband had a side chic so she poured hot water on him in anger. Photos of the shirtless man standing in a hospital ward have been shared by multiple Facebook users. See them below.  
Commotion As Three-Year-Old Boy Drowns In A Raging Flood In Makurdi
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Commotion As Three-Year-Old Boy Drowns In A Raging Flood In Makurdi

A mere three-year-old boy has reportedly drowned in a raging flood which took over a community in Makurdi. Mr Dondo Ahile, Benue Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment says a three-year-old boy allegedly drowned in a flood as a result of the downpour in the early hours of Thursday in Makurdi, Punch Meto reports. Ahile told newsmen while assessing the impact of the flood in Wurukum area of Makurdi that the child was simply identified as Tervershima. He said that the incident was reported to him during the inspection of the area. According to him, the state government has identified the causes of the flood to include blocked culverts and narrow channels that are too small to handle the volume of water in the affected areas. He said that the government would do everyt...
Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari meant to cause acrimony – Arewa Consultative Forum
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Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari meant to cause acrimony – Arewa Consultative Forum

Days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo accused President Buhari of having cold feet to tackle the killings and kidnaps allegedly carried out by Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) have said the the open letter was meant to heat up the polity.   ACF's National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim, addressed a press conference after the group's National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Kaduna State, and according to him, the former President has no moral standing to make any demand from any government.  ACF further demanded an apology from Obasanjo over his letter, which they said stereotyped the Fulanis as criminals because a Fulani man is the President.   The statement read “ACF appreciates the freedom of exp...
Singer, Runtown Reacts To The Killing Of Cleaner Allegedly By SARS
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Singer, Runtown Reacts To The Killing Of Cleaner Allegedly By SARS

Nigerian singer, Runtown has lent a voice to the outcry over the prevalent killings and kidnappings that have been recorded across the country in the last few weeks. Pondering on the number of protests to engage in before the issue of SARS officers killing innocent citizens is addressed, the singer lashed out at Nigerian authorities over report of a cleaner allegedly killed by a SARS officer. Runtown also stated that Nigeria is becoming a nightmare and not the country of our dreams. He tweeted: "What exactly is going on? How is it that after the several outcries and well documented incidences we are yet to curb this menace? The people are being pushed the wall. People cannot continue to lose their loved ones like this. This has to stop! This just has to STOP! "
“I Foresaw Kidnapping, Herdsmen Menace” – Fayose
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“I Foresaw Kidnapping, Herdsmen Menace” – Fayose

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he warned leaders against kidnappings and herdsmen menace long before they began to materialise. Mr Fayose said this in a tweet on Thursday. The former governor warned that the country would continue to be overrun by security challenges if leaders do not put the people’s wellbeing above party loyalty. “I warned against kidnappings & herdsmen menace now bedeviling the S/West & Nigeria long ago. “We have now become conquered people & we will remained (sic) defenseless except our leaders & Govs desist from wanting to be seen as ‘Cabal Yes Men’ at the expense of well-being of the people,” he said. I warned against kidnappings & herdsmen menace now bedeviling the S/West & Nigeria long ago. ...
The Sweeping War against Drug trafficking will be Intensified – President Buhari
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The Sweeping War against Drug trafficking will be Intensified – President Buhari

President Buhari has said the sweeping offensive against drug trafficking will be sustained, urging Nigerians in diaspora to always provide information that will help the government to curb the menace. President Buhari, who received leaders of Nigerian Community in Saudi Arabia at the end of his Umrah trip, said efforts should be intensified to expose those involved in drug trafficking and illegal trade in the country, assuring that appropriate actions would be taken. He said the recent exposure of a network of drug dealers operating at one of Nigeria’s international airports, who were discovered to be tagging bags filled with drugs in the name of innocent passengers, called for expansion of searchlights. He urged citizens to refrain from breaching the laws of Nigeria and other c...
‘Boko Haram has Gone Beyond FG’s capacity’ – Olusegun Obasanjo
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‘Boko Haram has Gone Beyond FG’s capacity’ – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken on the high level of insecurity in the country, stating that the Federal Government alone cannot tackle the menace. Speaking at the second session of the seventh Synod of the Anglican Communion, Oleh Diocese, in the Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, Obasanjo called for greater collaborating among several African governments in tackling terrorism. “Intelligence was poor and governments embarked on games of denials while paying ransoms which strengthened the insurgents and yet governments denied payment of ransoms. Today, the security issue has gone beyond the wit and capacity of Nigerian government or even West African governments,” he stated. According to him, insecurity must be taken seriously at all levels and be ...
Smugglers threaten CBN’s rice intervention, say processors
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Smugglers threaten CBN’s rice intervention, say processors

Rice processors in Nigeria have raised the alarm that the Federal Government’s financing policy through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is under treat of failing from the activities of rice smugglers. Addressing reporters on the threat in Abuja over the weekend, Chairman of Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN) Alhaji Muhammed Abubakar lamented that over 1 million metric tons of rice (about 20,000,000 bags of 50kg or 34,000 trucks of rice) have been smuggled into the country in the last three months. Abubakar said: “Nigeria currently loses huge revenues, foreign exchange and jobs to this menace of smuggling while Nigeria rice processing companies are shutting down because of their inability to gain market access and more painfully millions of small-holder farmers are stuck...
Gunmen Abduct Travellers On Kaduna-Abuja Highway
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Gunmen Abduct Travellers On Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Some passengers travelling in a Toyota Hilus car belonging the Federal Ministry of Justice have been abducted by gunmen on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway. The Kaduna State Police Command confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday, saying the travellers were kidnapped on Monday night. According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Sabo, the assailants intercepted the victims near Gidan Visa village, opened fire on them and shot a traveller in the process after which they were taken to an unknown destination. He, however, said the security patrol teams within the axis quickly moved to the scene,  rescued the injured person and rushed him to the hospital. A combined team of personnel from the Anti Kidnapping Unit, Police Mobile Force and conventional police was said to have m...
The Report Of Attack,Kidnap And Murder Along Abuja-Kaduna Highway Is FakeNews- DSP Yakubu Sabo
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The Report Of Attack,Kidnap And Murder Along Abuja-Kaduna Highway Is FakeNews- DSP Yakubu Sabo

In Kaduna state, the police has come out plain to clear the reports on alleged kidnap of 30 people along Abuja-Kaduna expressway is saying its fake news. DSP Yakubu Sabo, the Command’s Public Relations’ Officer stated this in a statement in Kaduna on Tuesday. Sabo said the attention of the command was drawn to fake news going round on social media to the effect that about 30 people have been kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna expressway on April 1 and their vehicles abandoned by road side. “The command wishes to unequivocally refute the story as fake news fictitiously fabricated by some unpatriotic elements to create panic in the minds of unsuspecting citizens who ply the road for their legitimate businesses. “It is unfortunate that the fake news coincided with a sad incident of April 1...
APC, PDP in battle of wits ahead supplementary polls
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APC, PDP in battle of wits ahead supplementary polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are locked in a battle of wits as the clock ticks towards this weekend’s governorship supplementary elections in some states. While the  PDP chairman in Kano State, Alhaji Rabi’u Suleiman Bichi  is boasting that his  party is  ” always ever prepared to win ”  the  election, the  APC dismisses  the statement as wishful thinking . Leaders of the two parties in Sokoto State are also racing against time to tidy up loose ends ahead of the Saturday supplementary polls. “We are more than ready, especially as we have won the election conducted on the 9th of March. We are happy that the security agents have ensured security of lives and property of everybody by protecting the electorate,” Bichi told The Nation in Kano....
Notorious Gang Awawa Boys Are Back in Agege – Residents Cry Out
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Notorious Gang Awawa Boys Are Back in Agege – Residents Cry Out

The once annihilated Notorious gang, Awawa Boys are back in the Agege area of Lagos State after about 3 years of hibernation. A few years ago, the cult group reigned terror in the area but they went underground after their inner circle was infiltrated and busted by officers of the Lagos State Police Command. They are reportedly back in the town and terrorizing residents of the area. Residents have taken to social media to call out for help: ‘at about 8:30pm yesterday, Awawa Boys numbering about 150+ unleashed terror along Dopemu Road, Agege. Commuters in traffic were robbed of their phones, wallets and cash. Some were beaten mercilessly’. please do something about the notorious AWAWA boys in Agege, they robbed people their valuables around 8:30pm in agege, they were numberin...
Kidnapping, Banditry may Affect 2019 Polls in Katsina, Says SSG
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Kidnapping, Banditry may Affect 2019 Polls in Katsina, Says SSG

The Katsina State Government has said the incessant kidnapping, banditry and other heinous crimes bedevilling the state may affect a hitch-free general election in the state. This is even as the state has identified lack of synergy between the affected states of Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina, Borno, Maradi (Niger Republic) and inadequate security personnel and logistics as factors responsible for the menace across the North-west. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr. Mustapha Inuwa, stated this Thursday evening while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the extra-ordinary security meeting with state security chiefs, traditional institutions, civil society organisations and non-governmental organisations held last Wednesday. He said: “Certainly if you allow these things to co...
Northern Youths Launch Campaign against Violence, Drug Abuse
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Northern Youths Launch Campaign against Violence, Drug Abuse

As 2019 general election approaches, Northern youth under the auspices of the Northern Youth Assembly of Nigeria (NYAN) Tuesday launched a campaign against violence and drug abuse among youth in Bauchi State. Speaking during the occasion, the national speaker of the assembly Ukasha Hamza Rahama explained that the campaign became imperative “because some irresponsible politicians” might use drug on some youth to cause violence in order to achieve their political mission. He opined that although there were agitations for youth’s active participation in politics, they should not belittle themselves to become political thugs of candidates “who will later dump them after election.” Rahama assured that the assembly would partner with relevant stakeholders in the fight to eradicate dru...
Yahaya Bello berates lawmakers who booed President Buhari
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Yahaya Bello berates lawmakers who booed President Buhari

Governor Yahaya Bello has berated members of the National Assembly that booed President Buhari during the budget presentation which held yesterday. The Governor of Kogi state described the lawmakers who booed the President as “children who lack home training”. Speaking with state house correspondents after the Anchor Borrowers Programme Gala at the state house conference center in Abuja today, he said; “First of all two distinct human beings, a father, a gentleman, a man who has the interest of the country at heart, President Muhammadu Buhari displaced his stuff on Wednesday and those who are self-centered, selfish and bent on destroying this country and the democracy have also shown themselves. “This is what I said sometimes back that when you have a child that is not well t...
Navy Renews Onslaught on Crude Oil Theft in N’Delta
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Navy Renews Onslaught on Crude Oil Theft in N’Delta

The Nigerian Navy at the weekend intensified the destruction of illegal refineries in the Niger Delta, with the activation of a fresh onslaught, codenamed operation ‘Ex Toru-Gbown (waterways protection)’ in the region. During the exercise which had been on for four days, at least a hundred finished illegal refineries were destroyed, while several new ones just springing up were demolished by a swamp buggy. Commodore Felix Esekhile, Commander Nigerian Naval Ship, NNS Soroh, Yenagoa, who led the troops during one of the operations at Okarki, a border town between Bayelsa and Rivers States, said the navy was returning to the large expanse in the creeks for the fifth time this year. He said with the new facilities, including speed boats acquired by the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm...
How I will Tackle Boko Haram If Elected president – Ezekwesili
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How I will Tackle Boko Haram If Elected president – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has revealed how her government will tackle Boko Haram insurgency if elected in the 2019 general election, Premium Times reports. She said her government will completely overhaul the security system to win the war against Boko Haram. The former minister of education made this known in an interview on a CNN programme with Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday evening. “A research we had at the World Bank showed that those communities where this menace thrive need to be engaged. We will provide jobs so that people will be busy and get paid. “Second, my government will completely overhaul the security system. We need fresh hands and people who will end this problem. “Third, we must also improve ...
FG to Launch Pesticide Policy to Regulate Chemicals Abuse on Food Preservation
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FG to Launch Pesticide Policy to Regulate Chemicals Abuse on Food Preservation

Audu Ogbeh The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Monday said a new National Pesticide Policy will soon be launched to regulate the indiscriminate use of chemicals in the preservation of farm produce in the country. He also said a policy on food management would soon be introduced, adding that cases of self poisoning had been on the rise largely because people lacked relevant knowledge on the best ways to preserve food. The minister spoke at a crucial meeting of stakeholders against the backdrop of video evidence suggesting the use of ‘snipper’, a toxic pesticide, for the preservation of beans. Ogbeh, who noted that ‘snipper’ was particularly harmful to the lungs, drew a correlation between the increasing cases of kidney, lungs and other diseases...
Flooding: FG Has Abandoned Bayelsa, Says Dickson
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Flooding: FG Has Abandoned Bayelsa, Says Dickson

The Bayelsa State Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, Thursday said that the state government has yet to get any financial assistance from the federal government to alleviate the plight of persons affected by the ravaging flood in the state. The governor said in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, that at least 70 per cent of the people living in the state were affected by the menace, noting that he had only received between 300 to 400 bags of rice as intervention from the federal government. Stating that assets worth billions of naira had been destroyed, he recalled that Bayelsa, which was the most affected by the flooding, did not get any help from the federal government even during the serious flooding in 2012. He said that the Bayelsa State ...
Our Fight Against Pre-Registered SIM Scam Is Yielding Results – NCC
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Our Fight Against Pre-Registered SIM Scam Is Yielding Results – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says its awareness campaigns against the menace of pre-registered SIM cards, which has been a recurring trend in the country’s telecom sector is yielding results. Sim-cards Mr Salisu Abdu, the Head, Enforcement Unit of the commission, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Abdu said that the commission had carried out a three-day comprehensive enforcement in some major markets in Lagos to fish out perpetrators of pre-registered SIM card. He said that the latest enforcement exercise was largely informed by a report from the office of the National Security Adviser about the prevalence of pre-registered SIM cards at some locations in Lagos. He said that the adviser however expressed some measure of satisfaction that the trend...
Declare October 1st day of mourning – Group pressurizes FG
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Declare October 1st day of mourning – Group pressurizes FG

A pressure group, Builders of New Nigeria, has appealed to government to declare The Independence Day on October 1st as a day of mourning across the country, amidst the incessant killings of citizens across the country, Guardian reports. The group’s Convener and National Chairman, Mr. Yinka Quadiri, who made the appeal, while addressing newsmen at the Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDP) Camp at Geo-science Institute in Jos, appealed to government to do everything in its powers to stop the killings. Declare October 1st qday of mourning – Group pressurizes FG He said: “The sad situation, where government is suspected and accused of complicity, is undesirable and dangerous. The government must do everything needful to set the right impression. “Any government or leadership that routi...
FLOOD: Death Toll Hits 242
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FLOOD: Death Toll Hits 242

IN SPITE of palliative measures, death toll from rampaging flood across the country has risen to 242, according to Vanguard checks and information from government officials. Flood in Jigawa At the weekend, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said the number of deaths from ongoing waves of flood in 12 states of the country was 101. Between January and July 31, this year, Vanguard’s checks showed that no fewer than 141 lives were lost to rainstorm, wind storm and flood disasters across the country with at least 19,369 persons displaced on account of their 5,732 houses and sources of livelihood among others destroyed. So far, no fewer than 327,052 persons have been displaced with about 9,276 houses destroyed. Vanguard’s checks showed that so far, the rainstorm and flood d...
Osun 2018: INEC, EFCC Vow To Prosecute Vote Buyers,Sellers
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Osun 2018: INEC, EFCC Vow To Prosecute Vote Buyers,Sellers

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) say  vote buyers and their customers  risk being arrested and prosecuted. The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,   said this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. According to the statement, the decision was the outcome of a meeting between the two commissions at the EFCC headquarters  in Abuja on Thursday. The statement said that the INEC Chairman had  led a team of National Commissioners to the meeting. According to the statement, the issue of vote buying and selling had become worrisome to the two...
FG, Security Agencies Should Free Leah Sharibu, Others Now – CAN President
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FG, Security Agencies Should Free Leah Sharibu, Others Now – CAN President

Rev. Samson Ayokunle, the President, Christian Association Nigeria (CAN), has called on the Federal Government and all security agencies to free Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls and others in captivity of Boko Haram immediately, “before it is too late’’. Ayokunle made the call in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, saying that it was their constitutional responsibility. The cleric described the captives as too young to die. He called on religious and political leaders to collaborate with the civil society organisations and international agencies to stop untimely deaths in the country. “The untimely deaths of citizens have given Nigeria a bad name worldwide as a barbaric nation where value is not attached to human life. “Many Nigerians die untimely due to unchecked m...
Be Ruthless In Fighting Bandits, Buhari Tells Military
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Be Ruthless In Fighting Bandits, Buhari Tells Military

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be `as ruthless as humanly possible’ in carrying out their assignment. The president gave the challenge when he addressed the 1000-strong military force assembled to check the menace of the bandits and other criminal elements at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport Katsina, on Saturday. The Federal Government had, on July 29, assembled military personnel, comprising the army, air force, police and the civil defence to help in tackling the activities of the bandits. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed fighter aircrafts to Katsina, the airport with the closest proximity to Zamfara...
Nigerians Applaud Singer Falz Over Sexual Violence Video
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Nigerians Applaud Singer Falz Over Sexual Violence Video

Nigerians and the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) have lauded singer, Folarin Falana a.k.a Falz for addressing sexual violence in his latest music video. Falz The reactions came after the award-wining artiste announced the release of the video titled “Child of the world” on his social media platform @falzthebahdguy FALZ – “Child Of The World” official video out” According to DSVRT, it acknowledged Falz’s effort to speak up about “real life issues” on their official twitter account. @DSVRT “We would like to use this medium to appreciate Falz for spreading the word on Sexual Abuse in the recently released video for his song, Child of the World. “Together we will tackle this menace. Thank you for pointing Survivors in the direction of Help and Justice @falzthebahdguy”...
We’re Under Siege; You Can’t Surrender Lagos to Trucks and Refuse – Gov Ambode
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We’re Under Siege; You Can’t Surrender Lagos to Trucks and Refuse – Gov Ambode

Gov Ambode, you used to be bothered. About traffic logjams, about commuters mugged in traffic snarls, about every nuisance. But not   anymore . Trucks have occupied Lagos. And you don’t seem perturbed. AMBODE Mile 2 has been shut down for three days now. Apapa is occupied. The nuisance has spread towards Oshodi and spilled as far as Ikorodu road. Our roads have become truck parks. You used to be concerned. We had thought you would sort it out when you took on it with determination. But it appears you have abandoned us to the menace. Your   Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials   fold their hands and watch. They have joined us in our collective   helplessness. And everyday the nuisance grows, their nonchalance increases, our helplessness deepens. A   few days...
Kwara Assembly Wants Anti-Ritual Killing Security Outfit
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Kwara Assembly Wants Anti-Ritual Killing Security Outfit

The Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday called on the state government to establish an anti-ritual security outfit to check rising cases of ritual killings in the state. Worried by the incessant ritual killings across various parts of the state, the Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday urged the state government to establish anti-ritualist security outfit to serve as community policing in the state. The House made the resolution following the adoption of a motion entitled “Curbing the Menace of Rituals in Kwara’’ moved by Suleiman Bazigi (APC–Banni-Gberia). The lawmakers condemned the series of ritual killings across the state, and said that it had caused havoc to many families. They said that the proposed outfit would carry out community policing to stem the menace and other vi...

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