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Fire service rescues woman from pit latrine in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service on Monday said it successfully rescued a 48-year-old woman, Aisha Usman, after she accidentally fell into a collapsed pit latrine at her residence on Sunday.

Man allegedly poisons driver, robs him of car, other valuables

A Kano High Court on Wednesday remanded one Abubakar Ali, 48, in prison for allegedly poisoning one Ibrahim Adamu to death.

Adamawa Assembly removes deputy speaker, three others

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday impeached four of the principal officers, including the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Sunday Peter, and the Majority Leader, Mr. Musa Mahmud.

Buhari charges ECOWAS on safety of water transportation

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday charged members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in charge of water transportation to provide adequate safety for the passengers who travel by water.

Bagudu seeks FG’s intervention on Kebbi-Niger Republic border roads

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has sought for the intervention of the Federal Government for the construction of Peka-Kamba road in the state linking Niger and Benin Republics to boost the economic activities of the areas.

Buhari urges ECOWAS to monitor water channels, boat operators

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member states along water channels to provide adequate measures for the safety of the passengers plying water routes in the sub-region.

53 traders from Niger Republic die after boat mishap in Kebbi

The Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council in Kebbi, Alhaji Muhammad Zagga, confirmed on Thursday that no fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat mishap on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi.

53 traders die in Kebbi boat accident

No fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat accident on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi State.

43 drown, 57 missing in Kebbi boat mishap

Rescue operators have recovered 43 dead bodies of traders drowned when the boat they were traveling in capsized at a village, at Lolo area of Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State, on Thursday.

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Former CIA agent arrested with top secret info

US authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a former CIA agent, Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, after discovering he had an unauthorized notebook that had the identities of undercover US spies.

Federal govt denies 16, 200 vacancies in foreign missions

The Federal Government has said that there were no 16,200 employment vacancies in 26 Nigerian embassies and missions abroad as Nigerians are being made to believe.

NAF destroys Boko Haram vehicle workshop, kills many

The Nigerian Air Force has said one of its Remotely Piloted Aircraft, RPA, successfully destroyed a Boko Haram vehicle workshop, killing many of the insurgents in the process at the Sambisa general area on Monday.

Twelve killed in Maiduguri suicide bombing

At least 12 people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomb exploded around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, officials have said.

Access bank approves paternity leave for male staff

Access Bank Plc., has urged male employees of the bank to take advantage of its parental leave policy that extends paid benefits to all mothers and fathers.

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Israel destroys tunnel from Gaza it says intended for attacks

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Governor Ortom leads Benue leaders to meet President Buhari over killings

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Court dismisses Evan’s suit challenging continued detention

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday dismissed the N300 million fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, otherwise known as Evans.