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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

Navy, Police, Custom nabs 24 person with 850 bags of smuggled rice in Kwara

Men of the Navy, Police, and Customs in Kwara state has arrested 24 people in connection with smuggling of bags of rice from Benin Republic to Nigeria.

Controversy trails Shari’ah court’s N7,000 fine on rapists

The decision of an upper Shari’ah court sitting in Tudun Wada, Zaria, to sentence three rapists to one year imprisonment with an option of N7,000 fine has generated controversy and anxiety in the ancient city.

Borno elections: APC maintains lead, wins 24 declared local governments results

Prof. Babagana Zulum, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained his lead in the ongoing collation of results of Saturday’s governorship election in Borno.

Borno elections: APC wins all 13 local governments declared so far

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babagana Zullum, has won 13 of the 27 local government areas in Borno, as election result collation in the Saturday governorship election is progressing in the state.

8,000 struggle for mass wedding in Kano

No fewer than 8,000 prospective couples have joined the queue and undergoing screening to participate in Kano state-sponsored mass wedding.

Kano Hisbah arrests 228 beggars in January

The Kano State Hisbah Board on Monday said it had arrested 228 beggars in January 2019, for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.

Kano Hisbah Board intercepts, destroys 30 trailer loads of beer

The Kano State Hisbah Board has seized and destroyed more than 30 trailer loads of beer.

Nigerian Navy hands over impounded vessel to EFCC in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Navy, ”Forward Operation Base” (FOB) in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Wednesday, handed over impounded Barge Podium of vessel to the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Police arrest 49 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 49 suspects for alleged kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed robbery across Niger, FCT, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Zamfara.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.