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IGP Adamu Mohammed imposes curfew in Kaduna

The Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has imposed a curfew in Kaduna state as part of efforts at restoring law and order in parts of Southern Kaduna affected by recent violence and other security challenges. The IGP who commiserated with the people of Kaduna State particularly those who have lost their loved ones and […]

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FG extends phase two of eased lockdown by one week

The federal government on Monday July 27, extended the phase two of the ease of lock-down in the country by one week. Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 who made the announcement said President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the extension of phase two of the eased lockdown which […]

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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio reveals names of National Assembly members linked to NDDC contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked some members of the National Assembly to some contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Punch reports that Akpabio in a list in which he copied the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, enlisted the former Chairman of the […]

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N81bn theft at NDDC is mere pickpocketing compared to what Nigerians from other regions are stealing – Asari Dokubo

Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, Asari Dokubo has reacted to the alleged mismanagement of N81 billion by the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Dokubo described the alleged mismanagement as mere pickpocketing and nothing compared to what Nigerians from other regions have looted from the Niger Delta […]

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Photos from the graduation ceremony of 601 deradicalised Boko Haram combatants

The graduation ceremony for Batch 4/2019 deradicalized former Boko Haram combatants took place at the Operation Safe Corridor Mallam Sidi in Gombe state today Saturday, July 25. The former insurgents, all 601 in number, completed a de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program organized by Operation Safe Corridor and denounced their membership of the insurgent group at […]

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Two men bag two years imprisonment for producing and distributing fake engine oil (photo)

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted two men, Uche Johnson and Kingsley Meteke, for producing and distributing substandard engine oil. The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) charged both men with four counts of production, possession, dealing in, and distribution of substandard engine oil. Both men claimed the products were […]

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Three children killed as flood sweeps through Gwagwalada community in Abuja (photos))

Three children have died in the flash flood that swept through the Gwagalada area of Abuja, the nation’s capital yesterday July 25. The heavy rainfall washed away cars, pulled down buildings, and several soakaways were left open and completely damaged. See more photos from the flood scenes below

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Man stabs himself to death in Kano after his fiancee abandoned him for another man

A twenty-five-year-old man identified as Ashiru Musa Danrimi allegedly stabbed himself to death with a knife in Kano state after his fiancee abandoned him to get married to another man. According to reports, the deceased who was a member of a Neighborhood watch in Kadawa ward, Ungogo local government area of the state, became frustrated […]

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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UNIZIK graduate dies after she was allegedly poisoned by a man she turned down

A corps member who graduated from UNIZIK has died after she was allegedly poisoned by a man she turned down. Chizuroke Egodi Onuorah was one of the best graduating students in the Environmental management department and the second best-graduating student in the faculty of environmental sciences. She was posted to Oyo state for her NYSC. […]

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SS3 students may sit for GCE if there is no shift in WAEC timetable – FG says

The Federal Government through it’s minister of State for Education , Emeka Nwajiuba, has said that SS3 students may have to sit for the General Certificate Examinations (GCE) in November if there is no shift in the timetable of the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Emeka Nwajiuba, said this during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) […]

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PDP leaders provided the materials we used to disqualify Obaseki – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, the suspended national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed that Governor Godwin Obaseki was disqualified with materials provided by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The APC Chieftain who spoke at his residence in Benin on Thursday July 23, insisted that they don’t want to repeat same mistake they made in […]

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‘N100bn vanished in one year’- House of Representatives probes North East Development Commission

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into allegations of a missing N100 billion from the coffers of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) established in 2017 to reconstruct states affected by insurgency in the north-east. Moving a motion for the probe of the agency, minority leader of the house, Ndudi Elumelu, said the N100 […]

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Women strip naked to protest incessant killings in Southern Kaduna (photos)

Hundreds of women from Southern Kaduna state, today July 23, took to the streets naked to protest the incessant killings recorded in the area. Some of the protesting women wore black cloths in the protest that terminated at the palace of Atak Njei, Agwamatyap Palace (Sarkin Atyap palace) of Zangon Kataf local government area of […]

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Private universities write NUC, seek reopening of schools

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Private Universities (CVCPU) has written the National Universities Commission (NUC), demanding the reopening of private universities for on-campus delivery of teaching and learning. In the letter addressed to the Executive Secretary of NUC Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the CVCPU noted that there will be serious distortion and damage in academic calendar and […]

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I sleep with my stepdaughter anytime my wife refuses me sex — Suspect

A 30- year-old man, Musa Abubakar from Jigawa State, has admitted to defiling his  9-year-old stepdaughter in Rupokwu, Rivers State. The suspect, while confessing to the crime at the State Criminal Investigation Department, on Wednesday, claimed he indulged in the awful act because his wife always complains of tiredness anytime he wants sex. According to the […]

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IGP orders investigation into viral video showing police officers harassing a female suspect in Ibadan

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has ordered an investigation into a viral video showing some police officers in Ibadan, Oyo state harassing a female suspect. The officers had gone to the home of a suspected kidnapper and armed robber to arrest him and met 25-year-old Towobola there . The policemen, after taking the kidnap […]

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Teacher arrested for raping his 10-year-old pupil in Yobe; says she gave her consent

The police in Yobe State has arrested one Abubakar Musa an Assistant headteacher with Jajere Central Primary School, for allegedly raping one of his pupil, a 10-year-old girl (name withheld), and claiming it was consensual. Disclosing his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, said Musa who is well […]

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You are a small boy from Mushin – Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige drags Hon. Faleke (video)

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment who appeared before a house of representatives ad hoc committee investigating the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), dragged Hon James Faleke who he threatened with a lawsuit days ago. Before answering questions, Ngige stated that members of the committee were his younger […]

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FAAN accuses DSS boss at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l airport of slapping a security officer

The Federal Airports Aviation Authority FAAN has accused the head of the DSS at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, Safiyanu Abba, of slapping an airport security officer. In a statement released on its Twitter handle this afternoon, FAAN said Safiyanu slapped the security officer who cautioned him for obstructing security processes. The agency said […]