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Police arrest 32 robbery, four kidnap suspects in Jigawa

From Ahmed Rufa’i, Dutse Jigawa State Police Command arrested 32 armed robbery suspects and four kidnapped suspects last year. Commissioner Usman Sule Gomna, briefing reporters on Monday in Dutse, said: “Between January and December last year, the command recorded 54 culpable homicide cases. “In the year under...

DSS denies report of Dadiyata’s abduction

Nigeria’s secret police Tuesday said it was not holding a critic government, months after he was abducted from his home in Kaduna. Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata was taken away from his residence in August by men suspected to be security operatives in August. “As...

JUST IN: Deji Adeyanju’s Health Worsens, Flown Abroad For Medical Treatment

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, who was physically brutalised by dozens of hired government thugs on Monday in Abuja during a protest tagged #FreedomRally in front of the National Human Rights Commission, has been flown overseas for medical treatment. Naija247news had earlier revealed that the...

US Sends Representative To Monitor Sowore’s Trial

The United States has sent a delegation to monitor and observe the trial of pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, at the Federal High Court, Abuja. This comes after some US lawmakers last week wrote a letter to Nigeria’s Attorney-General of Federation and Minister...

How masked gunmen’s plot to assassinate Jonathan failed

Media Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, Tuesday, said a security post near the ex-president’s home in Otuoke was attacked by gunmen He said in a statement: “A security post stationed near the Otuoke residence of former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele...

Indian says 20 crew kidnapped from tanker off West Africa

NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (Reuters) - India’s foreign ministry said on Monday that 20 of its nationals had been kidnapped from an oil tanker in West African waters, where piracy has been on the rise. “Our Mission in Abuja has taken up the matter with...

Anambra Community, Herdsmen Clash over Destruction of Crops

Members of Ebenebe community of Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State have clashed with cattle herdsmen in the area over the destruction of their crops by livestock tended by Fulani herdsmen. THISDAY gathered that security agencies in Anambra State walked round the clock...

Sowore: Nigeria’s Buhari must respect rule of law or else…UK warns

Like the United States through its Department of State and high-ranking senators, the United Kingdom has also spoken out over the rearrest and rights violation of pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, by the Nigerian Government. First arrested on August 3, 2019 by the...

US based Nigerian Politician Banjo, Writes Trump Over Unlawful Detention Of Sowore

Lanre Banjo, a former governorship candidate in Ogun State, has written to President Donald Trump of the United States, calling for his intervention in the unlawful detention of Omoyele Sowore by the Nigerian Government. Banjo noted that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is disrespecting the...

We are looking into DSS’ brutally on Sowore inside courthouse AGF Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday, said the federal government has ordered an investigation into Friday’s invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja, by the operatives of the State Security Service (SSS). Our sources reported...
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