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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS Denies Invasion Of Court To Rearrest Sowore – Sahara Reporters

    The Department of State Services has denied that its operatives invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, and disrupted proceedings in an attempt to rearrest pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sowore: Nigerian Bar Association Demands Immediate Suspension Of DSS Boss – Sahara Reporters

    The Nigerian Bar Association has demanded the immediate suspension of the Director-General of Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, over the style used in rearresting Omoyele Sowore in court premises. Operatives of the DSS had stormed the Federal High Court on Friday to arrest Sowore...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Adamawa Governor Sacks Permanent Secretaries – Sahara Reporters

    Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has ordered the immediate sack of all permanent secretaries not on Grade Level 17 before appointment. The state’s civil service rule stipulates the procedure for..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police Allegedly Shoot School Pupil, Arrest Reuters Journalists During Shiites Protest In Abuja – Sahara Reporters

    A schoolgirl has been shot by personnel of the Nigerian Police during a protest by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria at Wuse Market, Abuja, on Wednesday.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria World News

    World France Identifies 13 Soldiers Killed In Mali Air Crash – Sahara Reporters

    The French military has named the 13 soldiers killed in an aircraft crash on Monday night. Two helicopters were providing cover for French paratroopers, who had been tracking a cell linked to the Islamic State when they collided in low altitude.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    Politics BREAKING: I’m Not Running For Another Term, So I Can Afford To Be Reckless, Says Buhari - Sahara reporters

    resident Muhammadu Buhari has said that he “can afford to be reckless because” he would not be needing the votes of Nigerians again in another election. Buhari made the declaration on Friday during the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja, Nigeria’s...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bandits Kill 14, Injure 10 In Zamfara Community – Sahara Reporters

    Barely three months after a peace agreement brokered in Zamfara between bandits and the state government, some gunmen on Sunday killed 14 persons and left 10 with gunshot injuries in Karaye village under Gummi Local Government Area. The attack, which is the first major breach of the … Read...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari Leaves London For Nigeria After Being Booed By Protesters – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has departed London, United Kingdom, for Nigeria and is expected late on Friday. #RevolutionNow Protesters had on Thursday gathered outside the Abuja House where Buhari was believed to have stayed to demand the release of rights activists, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale...
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    Metro We shall meet in court, Falana tells DSS over refusal to release Sowore - The Cable

    Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says legal measures will be taken against the Department of State Services (DSS) over its refusal to release Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement. A federal high court in Abuja had on Wednesday oordered the release of Sowore...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians In UK Protest Buhari Visit – Sahara Reporters

    Nigerians under the platform of the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria on Thursday in the United Kingdom protested at the Abuja House in London over the visit by President Muhammadu Buhari for alleged medical treatment. The protesters led by Gabriel Agbontaen, demanded...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS Confirms Receipt Of Court Order To Release Sowore, Refuses To Comply With Directive – Sahara Reporters

    For the second time in about one month on Thursday, the Department of State Services failed to obey a court order directing the release of pro-democracy activist and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Real Reasons Buhari Signed PSC Bill Into Law – Sahara Reporters

    Facts have emerged on the real reasons President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Production Sharing Contract bill into law on Monday. PMB’s action on the bill comes just a month after the Senate, Nigeria’s upper legislative arm, held first reading for the amendment on October 3. ... Read more...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Exclusive: Court Of Appeal Officials Demand Bribe To Fix Hearing Date For Charles Okah’s Case – Sahara Reporters

    Some officials of the Court of Appeal in Abuja have been accused of demanding bribe to fix a date for the hearing of an appeal filed by Charles Okah, the alleged mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EXCLUSIVE: Petition Against Tinubu “Lying Fallow” In Our Office –EFCC Source – Sahara Reporters

    A petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate two bullion vans allegedly stashed with cash driving into the residence of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, at Burdillion, Ikoyi, Lagos, on the eve of the February 2019...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians Condemn Police, Others Over Sexual Harassment – Sahara Reporters

    Many Nigerians have reacted to a recent report exposing sexual harassment of some women in Abuja by some personnel of the police, paramilitary and military alleged to be working on the orders of the Acting-Secretary to the Federal Capital Territory Social Development Secretariat, Mrs Safiya...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Drama In Court As Judge Asks Maina To Stop Looking At Him – Sahara Reporters

    There was a mild drama at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday as presiding judge, Justice Abang Okon, told the embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, to stop looking at him. Okon stated this when he was about to rule on the … Read more via...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ondo, Edo Police Trade Blame Over Justice Dogo’s Abduction – Sahara Reporters

    The police in Edo and Ondo states have begun trading blames over the abduction of Justice Abdul Dogo of the Federal High, Akure, Ondo. Both police formations are embroiled in blame games over whose jurisdiction should have been responsible for Dogo’s rescue..... Read more via Sahara...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Woman Bites, Brutalizes 4-year-old Niece With Hot Knife, Blames Devil After Arrest – Sahara Reporters

    Monsurat Olusanya, a 35-year-old mother of three, has been arrested by policemen in Ogun state for inflicting various degrees of injuries on her 4-year-old niece, Fathia Ogundimu..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dear Nigerian Government, Are You Going To Tax Air We Breathe? By Alao Abiodun – Sahara Reporters

    Over the past couple of weeks, those in the corridors of powers in the Nigerian government under President Muhammadu Buhari have been initiating and making outrageous decisions or perhaps insensitive plans that... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Border Closure: Ghana And Nigeria Agree On Temporary Import Corridor For Ghanaian Goods – Sahara Reporters

    Nigeria Cameroon border Following a ban on all imports and exports by President Muhammadu Buhari, Ghana and Nigeria have agreed on the creation of a temporary corridor on Nigeria’s western border with..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get more: Nigeria Business News