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Kidnappers abduct civil defence officer, wife, child in Abuja

Gunmen have again abducted another civil defence officer with his wife and son, at Dafara community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest university students for alleged armed robbery

The Police in Niger have arrested 109 suspects for alleged armed robbery, fraud and illegal mining in different parts of the state, the command’s Public Relations Officer, Muhammadu Abubakar, says.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 109 for alleged armed robbery, illegal mining in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested 109 suspects for alleged armed robbery, fraud and illegal mining in a different part of the state, the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammadu Abubakar says.

Dolapo Osinbajo advises women to their take role as mothers serious

Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, on Saturday, called on women to pray fervently for the girl-child against societal ills.

NSCDC probes source of fake online recruitment messages

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has begun a probe into activities of a job racketeering syndicate specialised in defrauding unsuspecting applicants through text messages and other online platforms.

Oil theft: Nigeria loses 22 million barrels in six months – Edo governor

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki said the nation lost about 22 million barrels of its crude oil production to oil theft between January and June 2019.

Sallah: Security agencies create ‘intelligence fusion centre’ in Plateau

In order to ensure a peaceful Sallah celebration in Plateau, security agencies under the coordination of Maj. Gen. Augustine Agundu, Commander, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), have established an ‘’Intelligence Fusion Centre’’.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Security agents prevent access into Lagos stadium

Heavily armed security operatives from the Police Command in Lagos, the Army and NSCDC have barricaded entrance to the National Stadium, Surulere ahead of the #RevolutionNow protest spearheaded by Omoyele Sowore on Monday.

ICMC: Only dialogue can solve farmers-herdsmen clashes

The Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC Nigeria) has said that the only solution to the farmers and Fulani herdsmen clashes in some communities in Nigeria is dialogue and alternative dispute resolution.

Suspected bandits kill 10 in Katsina in reprisal attack

Suspected bandits have killed 10 people and injured five others in a reprisal attack carried out by a group of bandits in Kirtawa village of Safana LGA of Katsina state.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 5

In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.

Governor Masari: We recovered 32,672 animals from rustlers

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the dialogue method adopted by the state government between herders and farmers had resulted in the recovery of over 32,672 animals from rustlers from 2015 to date.
Buba Marwa

Drug abuse: Committee to submit report soon – General Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd), has disclosed that the committee will soon transmit its report to the Presidency.

Governor Ortom announces crackdown on criminals in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has announced a state-wide crackdown on criminals, particularly targeted at kidnappers and cultists.

Benue government to crack down on criminals

It would be recalled that the state had witnessed the rising spate of insecurity occasioned by the activities of armed bandits, cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN students decry paying N50 to safeguard their bags

Barely a week after the start of the first semester examinations in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), the students in the Minna Study Center have decried having to pay to safeguard their bags when they write examination.
NSCDC

One killed as civil defence officer opens fire in Lagos

One person was killed Tuesday in yet another case of ‘accidental discharge’ by a Nigerian security officer.

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Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

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Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses under forfeiture — in pictures

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.