• Edo deputy governor’s brother kidnapped

    Edo deputy governor’s brother kidnapped0

    Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu By Ozioruva Aliu A younger brother to the Deputy Governor of Edo state identified as Frederick Shaibu has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen while going to drop his kids in the school near Benin City, the Edo state capital. The incident reportedly happened on Monday. As at the time

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  • Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks

    Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks0

    The Senate Committee on Interior, yesterday, suspended its budget defence session for agencies under its watch following attacks from #EndSARS and COVID-19 palliatives protesters.   The committee chairman, Senator Kashim Shetima, acknowledged that most of the paramilitary organisations were victims, as their offices were either vandalised or torched by the assailants. Since they have submitted

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  • Looting continues nationwide

    Looting continues nationwide0

    A resident carries a bag of food on her head during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in Jos, Nigeria, on October 24, 2020. Ifiok Ettang / AFP • Youths risk death over expired foods, drugs• Many killed, many

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  • Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army

    Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army0

      Nigerian Army has said its ‘Crocodile Smile’ exercise is not targetted at persons protesting against police brutality in different parts of the country.   “This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020 has no relationship with any lawful protest under any guise

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  • Ganduje suspends aide for criticising Buhari over #ENDSARS

    Ganduje suspends aide for criticising Buhari over #ENDSARS0

      Yakasai has deleted the part of the tweets in which he said the ‘I don’t care attitude’ of the president is on another level. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has suspended his media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari over the nationwide #ENDSARS campaign. Yakasai had earlier on Sunday, October

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  • Police to deploy 33,783 personnel for Ondo State governorship election

    Police to deploy 33,783 personnel for Ondo State governorship election0

        The Nigeria Police Force will deploy 33,783 personnel to provide security at the Ondo State governorship election holding on Oct. 10, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has said. Adamu made this known during a stakeholder meeting with political parties, traditional rulers, election observers, and other stakeholders on Monday in Akure. He

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