VOXPOP: Should the FG scrap the Special Anti-robbery squad (SARS) police unit?

The Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has been accused of extra-judicial killings and torture. Many Nigerians had taken to the internet, expressing their experiences and those of their relations and friends in the hands of SARS across the country. Using

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Wizkid receives chieftaincy title in Uganda

By Amina Isah, Abuja Nigerian singer Wizkid has been given a chieftaincy title ahead of his highly anticipated show in Uganda. The singer was conferred with the title at the Buganda Kingdom Shrine, after a wonderful performance. Wizkid’s concert at

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PDP convention: Police assures of adequate security

The Police Command in the FCT has warned that it would not tolerate any acts that would cause trouble at Saturday’s convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled to hold in Abuja. The Spokesman of the Command, DSP Anjuguri

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Ambode to present 2018 Budget on Monday

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the state House of Assembly for approval, on Monday. A statement by Ms Bose Lambo, Director, Public Affairs of the Assembly, said the presentation would commence at

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Stop encroaching on our lands, Army tells civillians

General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Maj.-Gen. Adamu Abubakar, has urged civilian neighbours to stop encroaching on Nigerian Army barracks’ lands in the division. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of the Division, Col. Sagir

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ISLAMIC SERIES: Why Islam prohibits interest/usury (Riba)

In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. Riba is prohibited in Islam as it appears explicitly in the Holy Qur’an. There is complete unanimity among all Islamic schools of thought regarding the prohibition of riba. Since

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VIDEO: FRSC officer engages woman in fist fight

A video showing a male officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) fighting a woman has emerged. The location of the video is unknown but both parties can be heard speaking Hausa. After throwing punches at the woman, the

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VAIDS: FG to seize, sell 2,000 properties in Abuja

The federal government has said it will seize properties that are built and owned by corporate organisations from where taxes are not being paid. Babatunde Fowler, chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, said this on Thursday during a media workshop

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Yuletide: Threat to attack Abuja is real, says police commissioner

The plot by Boko Haram insurgents to attack the federal capital territory and six other states is real, the police have said. Sadiq Bello, FCT police commissioner, said the nation’s security agencies are working in sync to prevent the occurrence

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2019: APC youth caucus set to mobilise 15 million votes for Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth Caucus has pledged to mobilise 15 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari if he decides to re-contest in 2019. Mr Haruna Okatahi made the pledge in an interview with the News Agency of

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