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Today's Headlines: Ensure No Nigerian Is Left Sudan—Atiku, Court Grants Nwajagu N1Million Bail

Ensure No Nigerian Is Left Sudan—Atiku

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the past general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has expressed happiness over the return of the first batch of the stranded Nigerians in Sudan.

News Source: Vanguard Newspaper

Reacting to their arrival, the former vice president Atiku warned that no Nigerian should be left behind or discriminated against based on ethnicity or religion.

Recall that the first batch of 376 Nigerians airlifted by NAF C-130 hercules aircraft from Aswan, Egypt have arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja today.

Court Grants Nwajagu N1Million Bail

Fredrick Nwajagu, the Eze Igbo of Ajao Estate in Lagos State, who threatened to invite members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to Lagos State in order to secure Igbo properties in the state has been granted bail.

The Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Sabo, Yaba, Lagos, granted Nwajagu bail in the sum of N1 million with four sureties.

News Source: Sahara Reporters

Nwajagu, who was arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Command after the threat is facing two counts of conspiracy and an act that has the tendency to cause a breach of public peace.

The monarch was first arraigned on April 5, after which he was remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre for 30 days.

It was gathered that Chief Magistrate Peter Nwaka granted the Igbo 67-year-old Nwajagu bail following an oral application made by his counsel, Nkechi Agubuzor.

I’m yet to take full control – Sokoto Governor-elect denies probing Tambuwal

Sokoto State governor-elect, Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto has denied a newspaper report alleging him of setting up a committee to probe Governor Aminu Tambuwal, in the state.

News Source: Tribune

This is contained in a press statement issued on Thursday by the spokesperson to governor-elect, Abubakar Bawa and made available to newsmen.

According to the statement, the governor-elect described the story as fabricated, malicious and untrue.

The purported story, according to the statement, appeared on the website of some online publishers and urged people to disregard it.

“As far as I’m concerned, we only set up a transition committee which is mandated to work hand in hand with the one set up by the outgoing administration in order to ensure smooth handing over come May 29”, the governor-elect said.

Soldiers Kill Terrorists’ Leader, 13 Others In Gun Duel

No fewer than 14 terrorists including their kingpin terrorising some villages in the North West have been neutralized by the troops of the Nigerian military attached to Operation Hadarin Daji.

News Source: Daily Trust

The combined troops of both the land and air components of the operation, who were combing forests in some villages in Danko-Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State, killed the terrorists during a gun duel.

Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, who disclosed this to journalists in Abuja at a briefing, explained that the troops had sustained offensive operation on terrorists’ enclaves and camps.

Danmadami told newsmen that the troops also arrested at least six informants giving the enemies information on how to carry out attacks on innocent residents of some villages.

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