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The National Human Rights Commission has “condemned senior lawyers and others in public service using human rights to shield corrupt people from prosecution and justice.”

By Mohammadu Abubakar, Damaturu

 

Plateau State government in collaboration with USAID, the European Union, UNICEF and other development partners, has launched the campaign to end violence against children in the state.

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has described the victory of All Progressive Congress (APC) flagbearer in Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, as a reward for dedication and commitment to service by the ruling party.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has hailed the state’s football club, Niger Tornadoes, for an impressive outing in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

 The governor said though Niger Tornadoes did not win the league, it retained its status on the nation's elite soccer competition.

Prominent Ndigbo of the South East geopolitical zone have called for referendum or a sovereign National Conference to decide the fate of the race in Nigeria.

 They also insisted that such submission should be the only and most suitable gift for the country as it celebrates its 56 years of perpetual slavery.

Nigerian troops have repelled an attack on soldiers after killing seven armed militants at Efut Esighi in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Army Public Relations Officer (APRO), Capt. Kayode Owolabi, said that the militants were members of a gang led by a notorious militant who goes by the nick name, G.I.

 

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Nigerians crash Out Of Tombim Futures Tennis

It was a particularly bad day for Nigerians as the two remaining players, Sylvester Emmanuel and Moses Michael, all crashed out of the main rounds of the 2nd Tombim Abuja Futures tennis championship.

NFF Congratulates Enyimba, To Protest To CAF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has commended the efforts of Nigerian champions, Enyimba FC, in reaching the group stage of the CAF Champions League, but will lodge a protest to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over the conduct of Etoile du Sahel’s supporters in Sousse on Wednesd

Port Harcourt Set For Brown Ideye Challenge

Port Harcourt will host the maiden edition of a 32-team football tournament, christened the Brown Ideye Challenge.

Olympiakos striker, Brown Ideye, has decided to keep the youth of Port Harcourt and its environs busy by putting his resources to sponsor the one month fiesta.

FG Reiterates Plans To Clean Up Niger Delta

By Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Delta

 

The Federal Government has reiterated plans to clean up the Niger Delta region in a bid to restore the region to its pristine nature.

Bauchi, Startimes To Digitalise Media Outfits

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State government is to collaborate with the Startimes group for digitalisation of the state-owned media outfits.

Okorocha Donates 27 Patrol Vans To Security Outfits

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has handed over 27 patrol vans to the Commissioner of Public Safety, Rodney Ajaelu, for distribution to the state-owned security agencies for community policing.

Anti-corruption Ambassador: EFCC’s Denial Baffling, Says Ekweremad

uNigeria’s Deputy President, Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has restated that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) honoured him as its Anti-Corruption Ambassador.

Search, Rescue Are Collective Responsibility – NIMASA Boss

Search and Rescue (SAR) operation is a collective responsibility in the West and Central Africa Region and the entire global maritime scene, says the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside.

Shiite Is A Threat To Nigeria’s Security, Say Police, DSS

The Nigeria Police and DSS have said that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) wing of the Shiite sect constitute a security threat to the nation.

Drama At CCT Over Accusations Of Chairman’s Bias

There was mild drama at the Code of Conduct Tribunal during the trial of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday as the Chairman of the CCT, Justice Danladi Umar, ordered the arrest of the defence counsel for alleged contempt of court.

 

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