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Rotimi Amaechi: I was not attacked in Kaduna

There had been reports that the minister and hundreds of train passengers escaped naarrowly Sunday night after suspected kidnappers opened fire on their vehicles as they left the Rigasa station in Kaduna.

Security: Niger government urged to regulate motorcycle riders

The Almalgamated Commercial Motorcycle and Tricycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) Niger Chapter, has urged the state government to reinforce the law regulating the operations of motorcycles in the state.

ADF rejects community policing plan for South-East

The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.

Panic as gunmen attack travellers near Kaduna train station

There was confusion on Sunday night when suspected gunmen attacked travellers along Airport Link Road near Rigasa railway station in Kaduna State.

Trader: How female police officer threatened to cut off my genitals

A Port Harcourt based electrical items spare parts dealer has written a petition to the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, accusing a female officer in the Command, simply identified as Sergeant Rose of threatening to cut his genital during interrogation over a case of unpaid debt.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: NBA advocates mandatory psychiatric test for operatives

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, yesterday, advocated a compulsory psychiatric test for the operatives of Ekiti State Security Network Agency called Amotekun.
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Gunmen kidnap six passengers in Kogi

The victims, whose identities had yet to be ascertained, were reportedly kidnapped around 6pm on Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.

Fire destroys eight shops in Lagos market – agency

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that eight shops were destroyed by a fire outbreak in Apongbon Under Bridge Market in Lagos on Sunday.

Road crash claims 22 lives in Katsina

Not fewer than twenty-two persons were reportedly said to have lost their lives in a road crash near Kafur town, Katsina State.

Fake blind beggar arrested with two fronts

A woman, Mrs. Ngozi Dike, aged 37 years, who used two pretend to be blind and used two underaged girls to beg alms have been arrested by the police in Anambra State.
The suspects Jebleh Taiwo and Jebleh Abiodun arrested at Gberefu Beach, a fishing settlement, in Badagry at the weekend.

NSCDC arrests two fishermen for ‘petrol smuggling’

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) operatives at Badagry have arrested two fishermen for alleged attempt to smuggle 120 jerricans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to Benin Republic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police faults media reports of ‘herdsmen killings’ in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has faulted media reports that eight persons were killed in series of renewed attacks by persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Uwheru kingdom of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State describing it as moves by some individuals to cause apprehension in the state.

NSCDC impounds trucks laden with crude oil

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia, Mr. Nnamdi Nwannukwu, said the command impounded two trucks allegedly laden with large quantities of crude oil.

Anambra: Three persons arraigned for impersonating revenue officials

Three persons have been nabbed by the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service for allegedly impersonating it officials and collecting revenue from unsuspecting citizens and shop owners across the state.

Fire guts another market in Lagos

It was learnt that the fire was yet to be put out at 11am.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

CP: Unknown gunmen abduct permanent secretary in Nasarawa

Alhaji Jibrin Giza, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State was in the early hours of Sunday, abducted by yet to be identified gunmen.
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Permanent secretary ‘kidnapped’ in Nasarawa

A permanent secretary in the ministry of works and transport in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Jibrin Giza, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

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Neymar criticises PSG injury handling after Borussia Dortmund defeat

Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.
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Coronavirus: New research places Nigeria among high risk African countries

The study suggested other countries – among them Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya – would all need support with detecting and handling imported cases of the coronavirus.
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Facebook sued by US for $9 billion in unpaid taxes

That lawsuit went to trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday, and the crux of the case is a 2010 deal between Facebook and an Irish subsidiary it uses to shuffle money around internationally. The IRS alleges Facebook undervalued the intellectual property it sold to the subsidiary, thereby dodging billions in taxes.
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Lionel Messi speaks out after Barcelona social media scandal

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BMO: President Buhari fully in-charge of critical affairs of government

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “fully in charge of critical affairs of government” in the country