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Zamfara: Bandits’ commanders agree to suspend attacks

Bandits commanders in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Friday agreed to suspend attacks on the people at a dialogue meeting with the state government and security officials. The bandits also said that the coast is now clear for all those displaced by the attacks to return home. The agreement was

Anambra Wins ANCOPPS Schools Academic Competition 

Anambra State has continued to record excellent performances in education. With the outstanding feat of Anambra Golden Girls and Bronze Boys still fresh in the memory, the state has again received news of the great performance of its students in a recent national competition conducted by the All Nigeria Confederation

Passport Issuance: Immigration Officers Are Still Collecting Bribe – Babandede

The Comptroller General (CG), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, on Friday raised the alarm that some officers are still collecting bribes on passport issuance. Babandede, who disclosed this in Abuja during the official decoration of 48 senior officers promoted to the rank of Comptrollers of Immigration, warned officers to shun

Court Orders INEC To Issue Certificate Of Return To Okorocha

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a certificate of return to former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha. Justice Okon Abang on Friday ruled that the having been declared by the Returning Officer as the winner of the February 23 senatorial election

NTA Removed From Largest UK Cable Platform, Sky

The Nigerian Television Authority has been removed from the largest digital satellite television service platform in Europe, Sky Limited. A visit to Sky’s website showed that NTA had been barred indefinitely from airing on Channel 794. A message on Sky’s website read in part, “794: NTA International; currently temporarily removed from EPG

8th NASS Passed Highest Number Of Pro-Masses Bills – Ozekhome

Constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome on Thursday has described the outgoing eighth National Assembly as the best in the Nigerian legislative history in terms of productivity and asserting the independence of the legislature. He also said the eighth NASS threw up brave and courageous legislators who spoke truth to power at

16 killed as bandits attack another Zamfara community

Armed persons in the early hours of Thursday attacked a community in Zamfara State killing 16 people, an official has said. Thousands of people have either been killed or kidnapped in Zamfara by suspected bandits in the past year. The latest attack occured in Kanoma community in Maru Local Government Area of