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July 27, 2017 6:19 AM No to regionalism, yes to resource control —Igala leaders

ENUGU— THE Biafra Reformation Movement, BRM, has said the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to boycott Anambra governorship election is not in the interest of agitation for a separatist state of Biafra. The group argued that such a call is an invitation to anarchy and an opportunity for Igbo enemies to unleash their desire on the Igbo nation 11

July 26, 2017 8:21 PM Prominent Nigerian pastors declare 40 days fasting for capture of Abubakar Shekau

Nigerian clerics, numbering over 500 stormed the city of Abuja on Wednesday July 26 to pray for the capture of the kingpin of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau. NAIJ.com gathered that the clergymen, drawn from many religious backgrounds, also called on Nigerians to intensify prayer for the safe return of the remaining Chibok girls 10

July 26, 2017 8:16 PM Trump’s Tweets May Leave Transgender Service Members ‘In Harm’s Way’

The U.S. military is the number-one employer of transgender people in the world, according to LGBTQ military advocate and U.S. Army veteran Sue Fulton. But Fulton, like many current and former service members, is worried that those transgender soldiers are suddenly going to be left in limbo. “There are about 15,000 trans people currently surviving in the military 17

July 26, 2017 6:07 PM Armed forces' officials in forward bases will continue to get ration

keeping in mind "the important role of the armed forces", the Centre does not want to stop providing free rations or granting 'ration money allowance' to officers of the defence forces posted in peace areas. The Seventh Pay Commission however wants these stopped. NEW DELHI: Armed forces' officials serving in forward bases will continue to get their free ration 7

July 26, 2017 11:00 AM Nigeria's Buhari: dog owner cleared after court saga over name

Charges have been dropped against a 41-year-old Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari. Joachim Iroko, a market trader also known as Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, was arrested in 2016 accused of conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace. A judge in south-west Ogun state found the prosecution had failed to substantiate the charges 13

July 26, 2017 4:14 AM Court frees man that named dog Buhari

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Sango, yesterday, dismissed charges filed against the man who named his dog ‘Buhari’ in a community in Ogun state. Magistrate O. O. Adebo said the prosecutor failed to substantiate his case against Joachim Iroko and consequently struck out all charges preferred against him. Mr. Iroko’s lawyer was ecstatic, yesterday, praising 14

July 25, 2017 10:48 PM North Korea: How Kim Jong Un’s Family Was Picked by Russia to Lead and Threaten America

Newsweek published this story under the headline of "Headless Beast: NORTH KOREA AFTER KIM” on July 18, 1994 after Kim Il Sung, then dictator of North Korea, died. In light of recent news involving North Korea and their threats against the US, Newsweek is republishing the story. For 46 years he had endured, presiding over the world's strangest, most isolated 17

July 25, 2017 3:11 PM The Latest: Israeli police: Cameras don’t threaten privacy

Israel’s police says cameras at a major Jerusalem shrine are strictly to ensure security and do not threaten personal privacy. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld issued the statement Tuesday to address Palestinian rumors that new cameras could see through clothing and would prove especially embarrassing for women. He said “Israel Police does not use any type of camera 14

July 24, 2017 4:55 PM Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital. Another 42 people were injured in the attack that took place during morning rush hour as government employees and students 20

July 24, 2017 1:58 PM You have brought shame on Catholic Church – Laity Council blasts priest of Ahiara Diocese

The Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria(CLCN) has condemned the priests and lay faithful of Ahiara Diocese over the protracted crisis in the diocese resulting from their refusal to accept the nomination of Bishop Peter Okpaleke as the bishop of the diocese. The council in a press conference on Monday in Awka said the Mbaise people who mostly constitute 15