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The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Lagos task force impounds 4,500 motorcycles

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said it has impounded 4,500 motorcycles from riders who flouted the state’s traffic law.

Kidnappers collect N5 million ransom, release abducted ex-Bayelsa commissioner’s wife, three IYC members

After a week in the den of kidnappers along the East-West road, the wife of a former Commissioner in Bayelsa State and three prominent members of the Ijaw Youth Counci (IYC) have regain their freedom.

Kogi governor tasks youths on skills acquisition for self-reliance

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has urged youths in the state to engage themselves in a meaningful endeavour that would bring dignity and prosperity to them and the society at large.
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Woman arrested for ‘stealing two-month-old baby’

A 39-yr-old lady, Mercy Momoh, has been arrested by the operatives of Ekiti Police Command for allegedly stealing a two-month-old baby in Ado-Ekiti.

Peace Corps tasks federal government on climate change, conflict prevention

Concerned by the threat posed by Cimate Change in Nigeria and the world over, the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) has urged the Federal Government to prioritise conflict prevention and Climate Change as its national and international agenda.

Man gets death sentence for killing APC chieftain

A 25-year-old man, David Seimiyengha, has been sentenced to death by an Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, for committing kidnapping and murder.
The Lagos Police Command has arrested seven persons suspected to be cult members in Itire area of the state.

Police arrest 7 suspected cult members in Lagos

“@Tunjidisu1, Area Commander D, ACP Aliko Dankoli supported by officer from Itire are currently on ground to restore normalcy. #TheGoodGuys

Two killed, soldiers shot by ‘cattle rustlers’ in Adamawa

Suspected cattle rustlers have killed two persons during an early morning attack on Shaforo and Kudumti communities of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
Gboyega Oyetola

Ogun governor inaugurates health boards

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola at the weekend, inaugurated the Governing Boards of Osun State Health Insurance Agency and Osun Primary Healthcare Boards.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Federal government unfolds fresh plan to reform prison inmates

Chris Okoye, Controller of Correctional Service, Nigerian Correctional Service, Imo State Command, has disclosed that a fresh mechanism has been put in place by the Federal Government for the rehabilitation and reformation of prison inmates across the country.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped ASUP chair, others regain freedom

Four staff of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora and one other person who were kidnapped on Thursday have regained their freedom.
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Fire razes popular market in Osun

A mid day inferno, on Saturday, razed part of the popular Aiyegbaju Market located at the old governor’s office road, Osogbo, the Osun State Capital.
The Senior Pastor and Founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has said he has no business interfacing with Mrs Busola Dakolo in the law court over the allegation of rape leveled against him.

Rape: COZA’s Biodun Fatoyinbo files preliminary objection

The Senior Pastor and Founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has said he has no business interfacing with Mrs Busola Dakolo in the law court over the allegation of rape leveled against him.

P&ID scandal: Suspect Grace Taiga remanded in prison

A Nigerian female accomplice of embattled P&ID firm, Mrs Grace Taiga, has been remanded in Suleja Prison according to an EFCC press statement.
Biodun Fatoyinbo

Rape: COZA’s Biodun Fatoyinbo demands N50 million from Busola Dakolo

The Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has asked a Federal High Court in Bwari Abuja, to dismiss the suit filed against him by Busola Dakolo, alleging rape in 2002.

Police confirm kidnap of ASUP chairman, four others

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday confirmed the abduction of some lecturers at the College of Agriculture, Igboo-Ora, in the Ibarapa area of the state.

Protest in Ughelli over SARS ‘shooting’

Residents of Ughelli in Delta State have protested the alleged killing of a young man simply identified as Mr. Patrick by agents of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.