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At least two killed in Mogadishu suicide attack

At least two killed in Mogadishu suicide attack

At least two people have been killed and five others wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device inside a cafe in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. The bombing on Thursday targeted a tea shop near a [...]

August 20, 2021 Crime
Buhari approves review of Grazing Reserves in 25 states

Buhari approves review of Grazing Reserves in 25 states

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch, 368 grazing sites, across 25 states in the country, and to determine the levels of encroachment.” Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and [...]

August 20, 2021 Law
EFCC releases detained ex-governor on bail

EFCC releases detained ex-governor on bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has granted bail to a former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, earlier arrested by the operatives of the corruption-corrpution agency on Thursday. Mr Orji was granted an administrative bail after facing hours of interrogation at [...]

August 20, 2021 Law
South-West Residents Paid N3billion Ransoms To Bandits

South-West Residents Paid N3billion Ransoms To Bandits

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, had said that the South-West region had paid about N3billion as ransom to kidnappers in the last two years. According to Tribune, Adams stated this on Thursday at the South-West Security Stakeholders’ [...]

August 20, 2021 Security
ISWAP Reshuffles Leadership In Nigeria

ISWAP Reshuffles Leadership In Nigeria

The Islamic State in West Africa Province, ISWAP, in Nigeria has reshuffled its leadership and Shura council over the mass surrender of Boko Haram fighters to the Nigerian Military. According to a PRNigeria report, the leaders were sacked following a [...]

August 20, 2021 Government and politics