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Traders to close shops over kidnapping in Calabar

This is one too many since the turn of the year in Calabar, Cross River State. The fear of kidnappings is so strong it is altering life in the serene and peace city of Calabar. And the target these days seem to be thriving businessmen.

Cameroon separatists prepare for guerrilla war

For the first time in his life, Victor Obi believes that the only way to win freedom in Cameroon is with a gun.

Anambra community declares war against cultists

The people of Ihiala community in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state, on Sunday, resolved to put an end to activities of cultists in the area.

Court remands two herdsmen for alleged culpable homicide

Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered the remand of Yusuf Adamu and Ibrahim Abubakar for alleged culpable homicide.

Kidnap kingpin Evans’ arraignment stalled again

The trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans and three others on fresh kidnapping charges was stalled on Thursday at an Ikeja High Court.

Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested three notorious kidnappers in the state, the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, has said.

Chibok girls’ kidnapper jailed for 15 years

A man involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been jailed for 15 years, the government confirmed on Tuesday.

BRISIN project will create 10m jobs for Nigerians – Coordinator

Dr Anthony Uwa, National Coordinator, Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN), says the project will create no fewer than 10 million jobs if implemented by the present administration.

Boko Haram releases 13 hostages after talks with federal govt

Boko Haram extremists have freed three university lecturers and 10 women who it had kidnapped in separate raids last year, Nigeria's government said on Saturday.

NDLEA seize ton of illicit drugs, nab 324 suspects in Abia

The Abia State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said that the agency seized about a ton of illicit drugs in the state. This is even as it said that it arrested 324 drug addicts within the state.

Court dissolves 16-year-old marriage over alleged threats to life

A Customary Court in Igando, Lagos, has dissolved a 16-year-old marriage between Eunice Enebeli and her husband, Stephen, after the woman alleged constant threats to her life by the man.

Unraveling execution trap as challenge to Nigeria’s economic recovery

The economic problems have also been compounded by rising security concerns having to do with the Boko Haram insurgency that has refused to go away in spite of concerted responses from the Nigerian government.

Police HQ to move against officers misconduct

The Force headquarters of the Nigeria Police has concluded plans to check unprofessional conduct of its officers and men.

VP Yemi Osinbajo assures adequate security of citizens

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday assured that the Federal Government would not rest on its oars to provide adequate security for the citizenry.

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