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15 people have been killed and 14 others were injured last night in Numa village, Andaha Town, in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.
Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.
The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday said it had gunned down three armed bandits among those that attacked Kakanji village in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area on Saturday night.
The Nigerian Air Force has said its Special Forces team successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin Kanawa Villages in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Concerned over incessant killings in Southern part of Kaduna, the House of Representatives yesterday charged security agencies to intensify efforts at stemming the tide of the attacks and killings and ensuring that peace and normalcy return to the area.
Sokoto state government has donated two million Naira to the families of policemen that were killed by armed bandits while on election duty.
Armed bandits operating in the North West axis have set on fire an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology after crash-landing about 6.5 nautical miles from Kaduna International Airport.
Armed bandits have attacked 17 communities in Rafi and Shiroro local government areas of Niger state leaving five people dead.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been named in the PFA Team of the Year 2018-19 - the only player not from either Manchester City or Liverpool.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has cautioned the media against glorifying terrorists and other criminal elements in the country.
The two Nigerian brothers who allegedly participated in a staged hate attack on Jussie Smollett have filed a defamation suit against Smollett’s lawyers.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a delegation from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by its President, Amaju Pinnick, and the representative of Femi Otedola, Founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, Philip Akinola, on Wednesday paid a get- well visit to former Green Eagles’ Captain and Coach of Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, at his Enugu residence.
Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said he’ll prioritise education in his second term, stating that the era of election and politicking is over and what is needed now is for all stakeholders to join hands and work in the interest of the state.
The West Africa Students’ Union (WASU) has urged the National Universities Commission (NUC) to allow Nigerian Universities to award bachelor degrees on Community Health Science.
The opening match between the hosts and South Korea at the Parc de Princes in Paris is sold out, along with the semi-finals and final, which are in Lyon.
Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
The US ambassador to Sri Lanka has denied the United States had prior knowledge of the Easter militant attacks that it passed to the Colombo government, CNN television reported on Wednesday.
Reactions have continued to trail comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, that he is not bothered about medical doctors leaving Nigeria because the country has surplus.