One officer down as Police overpower eight hoodlums during attack on Police Divisional Headquarters in Imo - newsheadline247.com
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One officer down as Police overpower eight hoodlums during attack on Police Divisional Headquarters in Imo

…security forces face similar challenges every day. Unfortunately, it’s getting worse each day. Security operatives on Thursday night killed eight hoodlums who attacked the Orlu Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State. Information made available to newsheadline247 indicates the yet to be identified hoodlums invaded the police headquarters on Thursday night but were repelled by joint Read more

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Herdsmen encroachment destroying Bara, historical burial site of Alaafins, says Archeologist

AGENCY REPORT Bara, with such an ancient heritage, should be a tourist attraction but had yet to be given due attention An archaeologist, Professor Akinwumi Ogundiran, has cautioned against the destruction of Bara, a historically significant town of the ancient Oyo Empire, through deforestation caused by arable farming and cattle grazing. Bara, located in the Read more

Ex SGF, Anyim writes open letter to Buhari over protracted worsening insecurity in Nigeria - newsheadline247.com
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Ex SGF, Anyim writes Buhari over protracted worsening insecurity in Nigeria

“…unfortunately, the challenge, with time, became hydra-headed and no doubt went beyond your control.” Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take action in tackling the rising insecurity, agitation and other related hostilities in Nigeria. Anyim who expressed this on Monday, however, tasked President Read more

Insecurity: Allow immediate military takeover to get Nigeria back to six states – Clarke tells Buhari - newsheadline247.com
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Insecurity: Allow immediate military takeover to get Nigeria back to six states – Clarke tells Buhari

“Then the military will now set up what we call the six geographical zones. Let us start on that and allow military governance over these states.” Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow an immediate and temporary military takeover of the Nigerian government in order to Read more

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We’ll no longer tolerate ‘elements’ threatening Nigeria’s peace, DSS warns

The proponents are angry about marginalization, insecurity, nepotism, unemployment, resource control by the federal government, among others. The Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday warned “elements” threatening Nigeria’s unity and peaceful co-existence. The secret service spokesman, Peter Afunanya, who expressed this in a statement, said that those trying to throw the country into anarchy Read more

Groups protest as Buhari Govt moves to hike electricity tariff again - newsheadline247.com
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Groups protest as Buhari Govt moves to hike electricity tariff again

By NAN “There is no justification for any increment in electricity at this point in time” Electricity consumer groups have kicked against the planned review of electricity tariffs for the 11 power Distribution Companies (DisCos) by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). They insisted that there was no justification for any upward review of electricity Read more

Ebonyi Police intercept 753 GPMG ammunition in Abakaliki - newsheadline247.com
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Police intercept 753 General-Purpose Machine Gun live ammunition in Abakaliki

Recover 2 AK47 Rifles, 5 Pump Action Guns, 6 Pistols, others, from Onueke Commercial Bank Robbers …the suspects on sighting the Police squad opened fire on them. The Police team engaged them gallantly and professionally. The operatives of the Nigeria Police Force attached to the Ebonyi State Police Command have intercepted 753 live ammunition of Read more

Oduduwa Republic: Ogun Police arrest 11 Yoruba nation agitators in Abeokuta - newsheadline247.com
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Oduduwa Republic: Ogun Police arrest 11 Yoruba nation agitators in Abeokuta

…eleven of them were earlier arrested for unruly behaviour at Alake’s palace Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested 11 Yoruba nation agitators protesting in Abeokuta, the state capital. They were reportedly arrested on Saturday at the Alake’s palace and taken to the state police headquarters, Eleweran in Abeokuta. Reports said cores of Read more