The Morning Update: North Not Safe, Worst Place In Nigeria – Sultan Cries Out, Check All British Banks To See If I Have Any Money – Gowon Challenges Tom Tugendhat, Again, Bandits Kill 3, Injure Many In Zamfara

North Not Safe, Worst Place In Nigeria – Sultan Cries Out
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The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, has lamented that contrary to perception of most Nigerians, the North is not safe.

Abubakar said the activities of bandits has made the region unsafe, stressing that the region is the worst place in the country.

He spoke at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) in Abuja, yesterday…READ MORE>>>

 

Check All British Banks To See If I Have Any Money – Gowon Challenges Tom Tugendhat
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Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has expressed disappointment over the recent allegation by a British parliamentarian that he (Gowon) stole half of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

A member of the UK Parliament, Tom Tugendhat, made the claims during a debate on the Lekki tollgate shootings of protesters.

Gowon told Channels Television that he was disappointed by the lawmaker’s claims and challenged him (the parliamentarian) to check his (Gowon) records during and after he served as Head of State…READ MORE

 

Again, Bandits Kill 3, Injure Many In Zamfara
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Notorious armed bandits operating in Zamfara State have killed no fewer than three persons in three communities of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

According to an eyewitness who does not want his name in print for security reason, the armed bandits first stormed Magami village with many motorcycles, killing one person while several villagers escaped into the forests.

He said that the bandits broke so many shops and made away with various goods including food items worth hundreds of thousands of Naira…READ MORE>>>

 

It’s A Holy Day Not Black Friday – Kano Hisbah Warns Radio Station
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Kano State Hisbah Board has ordered Cool FM to stop mentioning ‘Black Friday’.

The board stated that Friday is a day Muslims consider holy.

The warning letter was addressed to the General Manager of the media company.

It was signed by Principal Executive Officer II, Abubakar Ali, on behalf of Hisbah Commander-General…READ MORE>>>

Three Key Premier League Matches To Watch This Weekend
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The Premier League returns this weekend as Champions League and Europa League took centre stage in the midweek.

The talents of Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Martin Braithwaite and Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United were on display midweek as they stole show.

But with matches lined up in the EPL this weekend, there is more to cheer from the fans and the viewers’ point of view. As the matches lined up in the weekend get closer by the moments, DAILY POST evaluates the three (3) key matches to watch this weekend in the English top flight…READ MORE>>>

 

Security Forces Apprehend Suspected Sea Pirate, Gang Members In Rivers
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Officers of the Eagle Crack Unit of the Nigerian Police Force led by the Commander, SP Obot have arrested over 15 suspected members of cult groups in Port Harcourt.

The suspected gangs include ‘Uglies’ and ‘Castro’ houses of Deygbam cult groups, operating at Timber water side and St. Thomas, Ikoku area of Diobu, respectively.

A suspected Queen Mother of ‘Dem Mama’ female house of Deygbam cult group was also arrested…READ MORE>>>

Police Uncover Dead Infant In Rivers Refuse Dump
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On Wednesday, a dead baby abandoned in a refuse dump by an unknown person was discovered by the Rivers State Police Command.

It was learnt that residents of Egede community, Mile 2, in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt, who had gone to dispose of their refuse, discovered the lifeless male infant on the floor wearing only a diaper.

Police officers attached to the Mile 2 divisional headquarters, who were informed about the baby, removed the corpse…READ MORE>>>