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The brief: Rumble over oil; Raped by bandits; Brewing diplomatic row

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the oil in the Niger Delta belongs to Nigeria and the region cannot claim ownership provided it is…

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the oil in the Niger Delta belongs to Nigeria and the region cannot claim ownership provided it is part of the Nigerian state.

Women displaced by a recent wave of attacks in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State have recounted shocking ordeal of gang rapes by bandits.

The federal government and the family of late Itunu Babalola, the Nigerian lady who died in Côte d’Ivoire after she was wrongly jailed, have rejected the autopsy on the cause of her death.

Obasanjo To Clark: Niger Delta Can’t Claim Oil Ownership While In Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the oil in the Niger Delta belongs to Nigeria and the region cannot claim ownership provided it is part of the Nigerian state.

Obasanjo said that any natural resource discovered in any part of Nigeria belongs to the country and not the region.

Launch Offensive Against Insurgents, MJTF Commander Tells Troops

The Commander of Multinationals Joint Task Force (MJTF), Major General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim, has urged newly promoted generals and troops of Operation Hadin Kai to be decisive and offensive-minded in the fight against the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram terrorists in North East, Nigeria.

He spoke at the investiture and decoration ceremony for the newly promoted officers at the headquarters of the operation at the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri on Tuesday.

Bandits Are Raping Us, Zamfara Women Speak

Women displaced by a recent wave of attacks in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State have recounted shocking ordeal of gang rapes by bandits, Caliphate Trust learnt.

In recent weeks, hundreds of women including children were displaced by the armed men following horrible attacks on several villages in the local government.

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Itunu Babalola: FG, Family Reject Autopsy, Demand Justice

The federal government and the family of the late Itunu Babalola, the Nigerian lady who died in Côte d’Ivoire after she was wrongly jailed, have rejected the autopsy on the cause of her death.

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, and the father of the deceased, Mr Emmanuel Babalola, yesterday gave this position at a meeting at the NiDCOM office in Lagos.

Ogun Begins Demolition Of Shanties Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Ogun State Government has begun demolition of shanties erected on setbacks along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The government said the shanties were erected illegally and constituting environmental nuisances along that corridor.

Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 92

The death toll for Lassa fever in Nigeria from January 2021 has risen to 92 with Bauchi and Ebonyi States recording new deaths.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Tuesday in its latest situation report on the outbreak of the disease in the country.

Controversy Trails Disruption Of Zamfara PDP Congress

The disruption of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress in Zamfara State by suspected thugs has stirred allegations and counter-allegations dominating the political scene.

On Monday, suspected thugs disrupted the congress, damaging canopies and other items at the venue of the event in the Samaru area of Gusau. Party chieftains were chased away by the thugs.