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Enugu State Police Command denies there was any rape at Flavour's concert asking victims to come forward

ENUGU State Police Command has denied reports that as many as 20 ladies were raped at a musical concert recently organised by pop star Chinedu Okoli popularly known as Flavour in the state capital.



Abia State declares that it will be self-reliant by 2022 and no longer be dependent on federal allocation

ABIA State government has declared that it will no longer need Nigeria's federal allocation as from 2022 as by then it should self-reliant thanks to the expansion of agriculture and the revenue it is generating mainly from palm oil products.



Archbishop of Abuja faults Buhari for treating Ipob harshly but handling herdsmen with kids gloves

CATHOLIC archbishop of Abuja Cardinal John Onaiyekan has decried how the federal government handled the issue of the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) lamenting the fact that the group was not treated fairly.



High commissioner to the UK Ambassador Oguntade to attend Canuk's summer ball next month

NIGERIAN high commissioner to the UK Justice George Oguntade has announced plans to step up his ongoing meetings with the community by attending the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK's (Canuk) summer ball taking place on May 5.



Obafemi Martins ruled out of Nigeria's World Cup squad after he ruptured his hamstring

SUGGESTIONS that former inter Milan and Newcastle United striker Obafemi Martins could join Nigeria's World Cup squad appear to have evaporated after he ruptured his hamstring in a recent Asian Champions League match.



PDP insists presidency reveals details of Buhari's forthcoming extended trip to the UK

NIGERIA'S opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that the presidency should make public all issues relating to the planned so-called private visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the UK later this month.



Buhari approves the release of $1bn to purchase military equipment for the fight against Boko Haram

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1bn for the procurement of security equipment to be used in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists by the Nigerian military.


Earlier today, defence minister General Mansur Dan-Ali, disclosed this at the end of a national security council meeting. He added that the meeting presided over by President Buhari was called to review the security situation in the country.



Senator representing Buhari's Katsina Central constituency passes away at the age of 63

SENATOR Mustapha Bukar representing President Muhammadu Buhari's constituency Katsina North Central District in the National Assembly has passed away this morning at the Nizamiye hospital in Abuja.


Popularly known as Madawakin Daura, Senator Bukar, 63, who is survived by two wives and 12 children has already been buried in Daura. Senator Bukar returned to Nigeria in March after spending one month in the UK for medical treatment.



Human rights lawyer Femi Falana drags government to court for negligence over Fulani cattle herdsmen

HUMAN rights lawyer and former chairman of the West African Bar Association Femi Falana has dragged the federal government to court over its inaction regarding the ongoing incessant killings by Fulani cattle herdsmen.



Taraba lawmaker flees after members of the public attack him while trying to buy over party officials

ANGRY members of the public in Taraba State stoned Hon Garba Hamman Julde their lawmaker in the House of Representatives elected to represent the Bali-Gassol Federal Constituency claiming he had neglected them since assuming office.




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