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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari consoles victims of Jos market fire

“With profound sense of empathy, I am touched by the large-scale economic losses suffered by the victims of this fire disaster. The role of these enterprising Nigerians in the economy of our country cannot be underestimated,” the President said.

Police dismiss four SARS operatives, charge them to court

The Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim, has upheld the recommendation of police disciplinary body that recommended the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State.

NSCDC warns pipeline vandals to desist or face the law

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps in Bayelsa, on Sunday warned oil thieves and pipeline vandals in the area to steer clear of the infrastructure or risk crackdown by the law.
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Auto crash claims 3, injures 4 in Jigawa

Three persons on Saturday were confirmed dead in an auto crash involving a commercial vehicle (Sharon) and a tractor, along Gumel Hadejia road in Jigawa.

Man drowns after rescuing pregnant woman in Ondo

A middle-aged man, whose identity was not known at press time, drowned in a river during a downpour on Friday night at Eyin Ala area of Akure, the Ondo State capital.
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Driver burnt as sports minister escapes death in crash

An accident involving the convoy of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has led to the death of one person while 20 others sustained various degrees of injury.
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Rivers landlords demolish 100 houses over rent default

Hundreds of tenants at Obidianso waterfront in Oroworukwo community, Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, were on Thursday rendered homeless after their houses numbering over 100 were demolished by the owners of the land.

Enugu senatorial aspirant’s father freed by abductors

Chief Lawrence Chukwuemeka Eya, an indigene of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State abducted earlier in the week by kidnappers has regained his freedom.

Gunmen dressed in police uniform kill Imo PDP youth leader

Gunmen suspected to armed robbers have shot and murdered one of the youth leaders of the People’s Democratic Party in Imo state, Chidi Eburuaja.

Cultists gang-rape 15-year-old girl as part of initiation in Delta

A group of Eiye confraternity in Sapele town, Delta State on Thursday night allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl identified as part of her initiation into their group

Gunman shoots 58-year-old man in Jigawa

The Jigawa Police Command on Saturday confirmed the shooting of a 58-year old man by suspected armed robbers in Dutse Local Government Area of the state.

Jos market gutted by midnight fire

Alhaji Abdulrahman Yusuf, the chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, told newsmen in Jos that over 270 shops with properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed.

Police arrest 117 suspected bandits in Zamfara

The police have confirmed the arrest of 117 persons suspected to be connected with the recent killings in parts of Zamfara state.

Court remands two men for defiling 14-year-old girl

Two men have been arrested and arraigned before a magistrates’ court for allegedly sleeping with 14-year-old girl in Lagos.
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19-year-old hacks lover to death, dumps body by roadside

Tragedy struck at Ogida quarters in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State, when a 19-year-old man, identified as one Junior Baba, allegedly hacked his girlfriend to death.

Four robbers terrorising Rivers community killed in Imo

Four armed robbers, who had been terrorising Ebube, a community in the Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State, were on Friday killed by operatives of the Nigerian Army.

Feedmill manager, others bag three years jail term for N1.8 million fraud

The Feedmill Manager of Kingfarms Ltd., Oluwaseun Olorunfunmi (28) and two others have been sentenced to three years imprisonment over N1.8million fraud by a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State.

Man dupes fiancée N4.3m after introduction ceremony, marries another woman

A 41-year-old man identified as Matthew Atewe has been arraigned before an Evboriaria Magistrate Court in Edo State for defrauding his fiancée, Gladys Imagbenikaro, of N4,285,000.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.