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Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs impounds rice, vehicles with duty paid value of N145 million in Niger

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger and Kogi Area command, has seized imported rice, vehicles and and second hand bale clothing with duty paid value of about N145 million in the third quarter of 2019.

Official: How two DSS operatives died in road crash

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday evening lost two of its personnel in a fatal car accident at Gidan Busa Katari, along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.

Three dead, several injured in Suleja tanker explosion

Three people have been confirmed dead and several others injured as a fuel laden tanker exploded in Suleja, Niger state.

One killed, 10 injured in petrol tanker explosion on Abuja-Kaduna highway

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

Former Gomber governor escapes kidnap as gunmen abduct 7 on Kaduna-Abuja Highway — video

Former Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, reportedly escaped being kidnapped by gunmen said to have abducted seven travellers on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
Austin Agbonlahor

CP: Police officers must respect fundamental human rights

The Commissioner of Police, Cross River state Command, Austin Agbonlahor, has warned his Officers and men to ensure that they operate within the ambit of the law by respecting the fundamental human rights of the citizenry.

Police arrest top ‘spiritual father,’ another over Channels TV staff kidnap

The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.

Police arrests spiritual father of kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna highway

The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Killings: I feel your pains – President Buhari tells Zamfara residents

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is genuinely concerned about the mind-boggling killings that have been going in Zamfara State.

FRSC marshal killed in suspected armed robbery attack

In what appears to be a suspected armed robbery attack, an FRSC driver was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna express way at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, 8 January, 2019.
James Ocholi

Federal government donates house to late James Ocholi’s family

The Federal Government on Thursday redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.

Nigerian Army kills 10 suspected kidnappers, bandits

Troops of Division 1, Nigerian Army, have shot dead six suspected kidnappers and four bandits during a clearance operation in the Kidandan, Unguwan Bilya, Sofa and Unguwan Nakuli areas along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
HALIMATU SAADIYYA IDRIS

Suspected kidnappers kill ex-Katsina commissioner

Unidentified gunmen suspected to be kidnappers Sunday reportedly killed a former Katsina State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Halimatu Sadiya Idris, along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

Police in Niger arrest 8 suspects for theft, fraud, attempted kidnapping

Niger Police Command has announced the arrest of eight suspects for theft, bank fraud and attempted kidnapping in different parts of the state.

Federal government considers suspension of anti-grazing law

In order to reduce tensions caused by the passage of the controversial anti-grazing law in three states, the federal government is considering suspending the implementation of the law, while negotiating safe routes for cattle herders.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
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Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.