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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Monday, 24th, August, 2020

This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Monday, 24th, August 2020.

Biafra: IPOB Kills DSS Operatives In Violent Attack

The Department of State Services on Sunday noted that its patrol team was, today, attacked in Emene, Enugu State by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

DSS stated this in a statement released through Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer.

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What Dethroned Emir Sanusi Told El-Rufai During His Visit To Kaduna On Sunday

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on Sunday, arrived Kaduna State more than five months after he was removed from the throne by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Naija News recalls Sanusi was dethroned by the Kano State government on March 9, 2020, over allegations of disobedience to constituted authorities and abuse of office.

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EFCC: Allow Me Talk – Magu Dares Salami Panel

Justice Ayo Salami-led panel has been warned by the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, not to end sittings without hearing from him.

The suspended EFCC boss noted that he still has a lot to say on allegations against him.

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How I Escaped From Police Custody – ‘Ibadan Serial Killer’, Sunday Shodipe

Suspected Ibadan serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, has narrated how he escaped from Mokola Police Station in Ibadan, Oyo State on Tuesday.

Naija News reports that the suspected serial killer who was rearrested by the Oyo State Police Command earlier today, said a female Divisional Police Officer, who was recently deployed to the station ordered one officer (Funsho) to allow him to take his bath.

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Dogara Breaks Silence On Contesting 2023 Election With Tinubu

Yakubu Dogara, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, has denied plotting to contest the 2023 election as a running mate to Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Recall that Dogara had recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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