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A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 19 people, including a female Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer, in the worst mass shooting in Canada’s modern history. The 12-hour rampage started late on Saturday and ended with a car chase. Police said the suspect shot people at different locations in Nova Scotia, many …

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Boko Haram terrorists have attacked a village in Adamawa State, destroying residential buildings and looting shops. The terrorists attacked Kirchinga under Madagali Local Government Area of the state on Monday night, razing no fewer than five houses. Sources told reporters that terrorists in large numbers arrived at the village in pickup vans and motorcycles at …

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The Senate on Tuesday received a petition over the killing of a journalist assigned to cover a protest in Abuja allegedly by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The petition, which was brought to the floor during plenary by Senator Abba Moro representing Benue South Senatorial district. But the petition was later referred to by …

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Scores of youth stormed the Kano Hisbah office on Wednesday over an alleged blasphemy song against the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The protesters holding placards alleged that the government and the security agents in the state are reluctant to act over the matter. The convener of the protest, Idris Ibrahim (known as Baba Idris), said they …

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The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN today, Wednesday 4th March, 2020, signed the Ondo State Security Network and Amotekun Corps Bill into Law. This followed the passage of the Bill by the Ondo State House of Assembly sequel to legislative scrutiny which included a Pubic Hearing. At the brief signing ceremony …

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The new leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, Lawan Abubakar, otherwise called Ba Lawan, is moving rapidly to consolidate his position, by executing five Shura council members (the supreme leadership council of the terrorist group) including the erstwhile leader of the group Abu Abdullahi Umar Al Barnawi, also called Ba Idrisa, authoritative …

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By the recommendations of Lagos State House of Assembly, only indigenes, or residents that have spent 20 years in the area and can speak the Yoruba language, will be members of the Amotekun corps. These are some of the recommendations of Lagos State House of Assembly committee the House adopted on Monday. The lawmakers adopted …

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The proposed National Agency for the Education, Rehabilitation, De-radicalisation and Integration of Repentant Insurgents in Nigeria’ will get its funding from the Universal Basic Education Commission and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, according to Punch. Other sources of funding include- donations, grants, annual subventions from the government and counterpart funding from the six North-East states …

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has found Mr Olisa Metuh guilty of money laundering in the sum of N400 million. The trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, found the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) guilty on Tuesday while delivering judgement in the suit instituted against him by the Economic and …

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The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has said that the military is days away from defeating the deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram and its affiliates. This was contained in a letter the COAS wrote to the troops fighting against insurgency in the North East, and quoted in a statement by Army Spokesman, Col Sagir …

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