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A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has returned to Nigeria to honour his invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Obanikoro has been in the United States since 2015 after the general elections which saw his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), unseated at the centre.

Two Federal High Court judges in Nigeria, Mohammed Yunusa and Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, have reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Following an invitation letter the EFCC extended to them, the judges arrived at the anti-graft agency’s office at about 10:05am on Monday, October 17, 2016, in Lagos, southwest Nigeria.

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

Bida, Niger State-92 years old controversial Islamic cleric, Alhaji Muhammad Bello Masaba, has debunked his rumoured death.

 He described the rumour as the handiwork of ‘enemies,’ who would want to scuttle the wish of Allah for his existence.

A Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph, has been reported dead after he was hit by stray bullet in Bayelsa.

The first leg (Futures 5) of the 16th edition of Governor's Cup Lagos Tennis Championship ended at the weekend with Spanish and Slovakia players winning the men and women’s singles of the tournament.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Niger State government has joined many other Nigerians to laud the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over the release of 21 girls who are among the over 250 Chibok school girls kidnapped by Boko-Haram over two years ago.

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Taraba Killings: Perpetrators Will Be Brought To Book – Ishaku

The Taraba State Governor, Mr Darius Ishaku, on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, said that he would punish those responsible for an attack in the state to justice.

He also urged residents, with useful information on the perpetrators of the recent killings to come forward.

We’ll Deal With Pipeline Vandals Like Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to “desist immediately or face the same drastic action being taken against Boko Haram by the Armed Forces.’’

SDP Drums Support For Kogi Governor

 

The Kogi State c‎hapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has passed a vote of confidence on the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, for his performance in the two months since his assumption of office.

Nigeria Airforce Provides Free Medical Services In Bauchi

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

Nigeria Airforce has embarked on a two-day medical outreach in Bauchi State communities.

2016 Budget Crisis: Buhari Is Clueless, Incompetent - Fayose

 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the raging controversies between the Presidency and the National Assembly over

the 2016 Budget as a confirmation of his position that President Mohammadu Buhari was clueless and incompetent. “Nigerians

No Hausa, Fulani Man Killed In Abia - Govt

Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,

 has condemned reports that Department of State Services (DSS) has uncovered 55 shallow graves in a forest in the state, where the remains of five Hausa-Fulani men were  allegedly buried.

Uniport Students Protest, Seek Buhari’s Resignation

Students of the University of Port Harcourt on Monday, April 11, 2016, protested the incessant travels of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Edo Govt Warns Fulani Herdsmen, Farmers

Edo State Government has warned Fulani herdsmen and local farmers in the state to maintain the peace or face the wrath of the law, saying the government will neither ban grazing nor ban farming.

Why NIMASA Wants Early Passage Of Anti-Piracy Law

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the agency’s desire to work with other stakeholders and expedite action on the passage of the Anti-Piracy and Other related Crimes at Sea into law.

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