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One of the outpost belonging to NEMA set ablaze by Shiite members

Nigerian journalist shot dead while covering Shiites protest

Channels Television announced the death of the deceased while casting the 10 p.m. news.

File photo of Shiite protesters

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari considers proscription of Shiite IMN in Nigeria

Once gazetted, the Shiite IMN will be the second organisation to be proscribed by Mr Buhari.

Four teams secure promotion to Nigeria Professional Football League

Shooting Stars of Ibadan missed the chance to secure promotion to the NPFL.

A Shiite protest

UPDATED: Shiite Protest: 12 reportedly killed as IGP Adamu meets Buhari

A senior police officer was among those reportedly killed in Monday’s Shiite protest.

One of the outpost belonging to NEMA set ablaze by Shiite members

Senior Nigerian police officer killed during Shiites protest

The deputy commissioner of police was killed on Monday.

One of the outpost belonging to NEMA set ablaze by Shiite members

Protesting Shiites burn two ambulances – NEMA

Monday’s incident comes about two weeks after two Shiites were killed and two police officers injured after a similar protest turned violent.

Zamfara State map

Over 200 kidnap victims freed in Zamfara – Police

Some of the victims spent more than seven months in the hands of their abductors.

Shiites protesters being arrested by the Nigeria Police (Photo Credit: @uche_ezeonye on Twitter)

Again, Shiites protest turns violent in Abuja

The Shiite protesters reportedly clashed with security agencies close to the Federal Secretariat in the Nigerian capital.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Electricity: Why Nigeria’s partnering Siemens and what we hope to achieve – Buhari

“My challenge to Siemens, our partner investors in the Distribution Companies, the Transmission Company of Nigeria and the Electricity Regulator is to work hard to achieve 7,000 megawatts of reliable power supply by 2021 and 11,000 megawatts by 2023 – in phases 1 and 2 respectively.”

Election petition tribunal

Party seeking nullification of Buhari’s re-election closes case at tribunal

The HPD is the second party to close its case in the ongoing hearing by the presidential election petition tribunal.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: © AFP]

Buhari is ‘on top’ of Nigeria’s security situation – Presidency

Many Nigerians have lamented the security situation with dozens of people killed and kidnapped every week by armed men.

electricity lines

Blackout looms in parts of Kano as TCN suspends KEDCO

An official says more firms will soon face similar sanctions.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Alaafin of Oyo.

Alaafin writes Buhari over ‘herders invasion’, warns of ‘Yoruba retaliation’

The monarch warns of an imminent retaliation by the Yoruba if checks are not put in place to curb insecurity.

The police were at the Dakolos home today

COZA Rape Scandal: Our lives are in danger, Timi Dakolo cries out

“We have been followed, our home has been watched, people have been standing in corners pointing fingers at our home…” Timi Dakolo says

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Four expatriates kidnapped in Kwara – Police

The abducted expatriates were working at a quarry site located within the area.

House of Reps 3

N8.5 million we receive monthly is too small – Nigerian lawmaker

A civil servant on the N30,000 minimum wage will have to work for 24 years to earn what an House of Represenatatives member earns as running cost monthly.

Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

72 killed, 32 kidnapped across Nigeria last week

Victims of last week’s attacks include two top Zamfara officials, the mother of a former Nigerian footballer and 10 military personnel.

The police were at the Dakolos home today

COZA Rape Scandal: Why we invited Timi, Busola Dakolo – Police

Busola Dakolo accuses Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA of rape.

Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, Chief Justice of Nigeria

CJN Tanko’s confirmation, security summit proposal, others top Senate discussion last week

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, proposed that the lawmakers would hold an “all-inclusive” national summit on security.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Champion Newspapers Limited]

Buhari threatens ‘fiercest force’ against killer bandits in Sokoto

“This frequent and large scale killings of poor villagers by gangs of mass murderers must be met with the fiercest force the government can mobilise.”

The police were at the Dakolos home today

COZA: Police invite Timi Dakolo, wife for questioning

Mr Dakolo had earlier alerted his Instagram followers on Saturday that some police officers forced their way into his Lekki, Lagos home

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle

Zamfara villagers dump corpse at Govt. House in protest of killings

Spokespersons of the community say the bandits invaded the village around 10 a.m. and shot sporadically in the air

Caption: Locals prepare to bury bodies they recovered after an attack in Kamitau community in Sokoto State on Friday, July 19, 2019.

29 killed in fresh attack in Sokoto communities

An official says three communities were targeted on Wednesday.

Miyetti Allah denounces sister group urging fightback in Southern Nigeria

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association says it is different from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, which urged herders to “defend themselves in a manner that nobody would try such again.”

AFCON: Best XI as Odion Ighalo makes team.

AFCON 2019: Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Algeria won the AFCON 2019 by defeating Senegal in the final.