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Court serves Dasuki’s release warrant on DSS, AGF

Court serves Dasuki’s release warrant on DSS, AGF

The federal high court in Abuja has served a warrant of release of Sambo Dasuki on the director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice. A federal high court had on July 2 granted Dasuki conditional bails which he perfected full today. According to PRNigeria,

Seven police officers shot dead in Abuja

Gunmen have killed seven police officers in the Galadimawa area of Abuja. TheCable learnt the officers were killed during a shootout with their attackers on Monday night. The officers were said to be on stop-and-search duty operation in the area when they accosted the gunmen. Witnesses said the gunmen successfully escaped during the incident which

Killings: Miyetti Allah rejects calls for service chiefs’ sacking

The apex Fulani social-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has rejected calls for the sacking of the service chiefs. The Secretary-General of the group, Saleh Al-Hassan, said this during an interview on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Monday. A large section of Nigerians, including the National Assembly and governors, has called on President

Okogie insists Buhari should resign, says Nigerians not protected under his watch

Olubunmi Okogie, archbishop emeritus of the Catholic archdiocese of Lagos, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “seriously consider” resigning his position. Okogie, in an open letter titled ‘Dear Mr. President, Call a Spade a Spade’, said the killings recorded in the country since Buhari assumed office shows that his government has failed in the area

UN condemns Plateau killings, AI says FG encouraging murderers

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, on Thursday expressed concern over violent conflicts between farmers and herders in countries across West and Central Africa, particularly the Plateau attacks that claimed the lives of over 86 villagers on Saturday. But the Amnesty International has said by failing to hold murderers to account, the Federal

Five killed in Ibadan butchers, police clash

Five persons were said to have been killed in Ibadan, Oyo State, during a clash between butchers at the Bodija International Market and police on Thursday. Goods said to worth millions of naira was reportedly destroyed in the clash. Some butchers, who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity, alleged that five people were

Buhari: It’s unfair to blame me for not cautioning killer herdsmen because I look like them

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is unfair for people to accuse him of not reprimanding suspected gun-wielding herdsmen because he looks like them. Buhari said this on Tuesday during an interactive session with stakeholders in Plateau state. Simon Lalong, governor of the state, Abubakar Bagudu and Abubakar Bello, governors of Kebbi and Niger states, accompanied