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No fewer than 83 suspected cultists, armed robbers and others were, on Tuesday, paraded publicly in Makurdi by the Benue Police Command, following a crack down on criminal activities in the state during the festive period.
A 45-year-old self-acclaimed pastor, Mayowa Abolaji, who allegedly defrauded a woman of N10 million, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 67 persons for allegedly looting and burning Police Stations during the #EndSARS protest in the state.
Suspected kidnappers, last Wednesday, invaded a church at Gudugbe Alagbon in Wasinmi area of Ewekoro Local Government, during vigil service, attacked members and subsequently kidnapped a member.
The Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday disclosed that 19 thugs, popularly called Sara suka, were arrested by its operatives in connection with last Saturday’s attack on members of the State peace and security committee, known as Yan Committee, at Kofar Dumi.
The Enugu State Police Command said it lost two police officers, who were allegedly murdered by hoodlums during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protest in the state.
Hoodlums, masquerading as EndSARS protesters, attacked the Kwara Command warehouse of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Ilorin on Saturday with the intention to loot.
A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including a serving and dismissed soldiers for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
Twelve health workers comprising of three doctors and nine nurses have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.
Director General of National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led Federal Government was determined to eradicate poverty and unemployment in the country.
South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The two had been convicted in August by a sharia court in Nigeria’s northern, mainly Muslim state of Kano. Teenager Omar Farouq was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument, while Yahaya Aminu Sharif was accused of having shared a blasphemous message on WhatsApp.
The City of London on Thursday approved the removal from its ceremonial Guildhall home of statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery.
The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, has announced Monday, Jan. 18 as its resumption date for the start of academic activities in the Institution, Mrs Kehinde Ekanem, the institution’s Registrar, said in a circular, on Saturday.
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ebonyi chapter, has charged government at all levels to supply more personal protective equipment (PPE) in schools.
A lady and her child lost their lives yesterday after a vehicle hit a commercial tricycle conveying them on the Express road around the PTI junction, Uvwie local governent are, Delta state .
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Pep Guardiola brought him to tears when he told him he wanted to leave the club in 2015.
President Donald Trump left the White House and Washington for a final time as commander-in-chief on Wednesday after a tumultuous presidency stained by two impeachments, deep political divisions, and a pandemic that caused 400,000 U.S. deaths.