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Enugu government approves further works on international conference centre

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in furtherance of its efforts to ensure the completion of the hitherto abandoned Enugu International Conference Centre, has approved the procurement and installation of external glass at the main auditorium of the edifice.

Federal government kicks off grazing reserve project with 31,000 hectares in Niger State

The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.

Residents relocate over rate of kidnapping in Abaji

Despite the high rate of kidnapping in Abattoir New Extension in Abaji Area Council of the FCT, Mr. Benjamin Edward, could not see how he could be a victim.

Lagos RRS arrests seven suspected ‘Wazobia’ robbers

The Rapid Response Squad in the Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven suspected robbers, who belong to a group called the “Wazobia gang”.
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Martin Luther Agwai: Killing of soldiers by Boko Haram sad for Nigeria

Troops battling Boko Haram terrorists in the North East are suffering casualties because the war is not conventional, former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (retd), has said.

Police opens investigation against federal lawmaker for alleged forgery

The police have opened investigation into the case of forgery against a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Idris.

Lagos task force arrests 210, impounds 125 bikes

The Lagos State Environmental Task Force has arrested about 210 miscreants and street urchins across the state, and impounded no fewer than 125 motorcycles around Iludun Town, New Oko-oba area of Agege.

Flood kills 1 person, destroys 40 houses in Kano

A heavy rainfall, on Thursday, claimed the life of one person and destroyed over 40 houses in Dambatta local government area of Kano State.

Lagos task force identifies criminal hideouts at abattoir

“It was an eyesore with miscreants and hoodlums freely smoking and selling Indian hemp, including prostitution by under aged boys and girls around the area,” the police image maker said.

Governor Bagudu urges support for hides and skin sector

The governor of Kebbi State, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has called on stakeholders to step up support for the hides and skin sector.

Rep Binta Bello pays NECO registration fees for 600 students

The Deputy Minority Whip in the House of Representatives, Hajiya Fatima Binta Bello, has paid NECO registration fees for 600 less privileged students from Gombe South senatorial district.

Police arrest 84 foreigners at Abuja abattoir

The police in Karu, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have arrested 84 foreigners who reportedly sneaked into the country at the Karu abattoir.

Police arrest 17 over sale of hard drugs in Abuja

The Karu Divisional Police Headquarters in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have arrested 17 persons said to have engaged in the sale of marijuana and other hard drugs at the Karu abattoir.

Butchers call on Niger council to repair abattoir boreholes

The Niger Chapter of National Butchers Union of Nigeria (NBUN) has called on Chanchaga Local Government Council to fix the two boreholes at the Minna abattoir.

Mother arraigned for selling her 3 months old baby

A 22-year-old mother, Blessing Udoh, who allegedly sold her three months old baby for a paltry N50,000, is cooling her heels in custody, an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled on Friday in Lagos.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

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Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
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IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.