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Human Rights Day: NHRC urges youths to shun crimes, defend rights

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has appealed to youths to stay off crimes, but defend their rights for the development of the nation.

Driver falls from truck, crushed to death on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps has narrated how a driver was crushed to death in an accident involving two trucks around Conoil Bus-Stop, along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA arrests 27-year old with 798kg cannabis

Officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Ondo have apprehended a 27-year-old man, James Austin, with 798kg of Indian hemp in Uso community in Owo local government area of the State.
YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.

YouTube Rewind: Most watched videos by Nigerians in 2019

YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe governor summons security council meeting over herders-farmers clashes

Following reported cases of clashes between farmers and herders in some parts of Gombe State, Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya, has summoned a meeting of the State Security Council.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA arrests 29 suspects for cannabis farming, drug trafficking

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Edo command on Tuesday said it has arrested 29 suspected drug traffickers.

Abba Kyari: Kidnappers use jammers to evade arrest

The Commander, Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has called for the deployment of intelligence and acquisition of sophisticated technology to tackle kidnappers that took actions to escape arrest.

Kogi: We’ll go after attackers of FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The Kogi State Government has expressed “deep concern” over the alleged attack on officials and players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah near Lokoja, expressing confidence in the capacity of the operatives of Operation Total Freedom to apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

Gunmen kill FRSC officer, injure other on Lokoja-Okene highway

Unidentified gunmen have attacked two Federal Road Safety Corps officers travelling from Abuja to Lagos on an official assignment on Friday, killing one and injuring the other.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC clarifies use of Google Map while driving

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has clarified the ongoing trend that FCT Sector Commander, Mr Ayuba Gora said driving with the aid of Google map using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence.

Operation Crocodile Smile: Security agencies undertake awareness walk in Ondo

No fewer than 300 soldiers and other security agencies on Tuesday undertook a 5.7km walk in Okitipupa as part of awareness creation for Exercise Crocodile Smile IV.

Nigerian Navy arrests 13, impounds N65.7 million adulterated diesel

Okeke said on November 14, 2019, that his team carried out air surveillance of the base’s Area of Operations with focus on Jebbs Creek in Calabar South, Ikang, Tom Shot Island and Ibaka environs using Nigerian Air Force Eurocopter 135 Helicopter.

One dies as tipper rams into tricycle, SUV in Ogun

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, on Friday, said that one person died while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in a road accident along Idiroko Road.

FRSC: Ondo records 251 auto crashes, 561 deaths from January to October

The Sector Commander of the corps, Commander in the state Rotimi Adeleye who disclosed this in Akure said the crashes occurred along with black spots among others across the state.

Kogi government condemns post election violent clashes, vows to punish perpetrators

The Kogi State government has condemned violent clashes in Ochadamu area of the state in the aftermath of the just concluded governorship election.
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Edo APC crisis: Police should investigate Owan mayhem – Abdul Oroh

Former House of Representatives member Abdul Oroh has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to investigate allegations of invasion and disruption of lawful Assembly by some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA destroys 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Oyo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Command in Oyo State, on Thursday destroyed over 40 hectares of hemp plantation in Abatade in Oluyole Local Government Area of the state.

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Police: Two security guards killed in Benue

Benue Police Command on Wednesday said unknown persons killed two security guards along Old River Benue Bridge in Makurdi, the State Capital.

Borrowing $22.7 billion will create more hardship for Nigerians – analyst

A Financial analyst and the chairman board of trustees of Chartered institute of Development and Social Studies, Mr Shae Bebeyi, has called on the federal government to shelve the idea of borrowing the proposed $22.7 billion saying it will at the long run create more hardships for Nigerians.

Experts: Why SMEs struggle to survive

Business experts and microfinance directors have identified lack of integrity and corporate governance as part of reasons why many small and medium businesses (SMEs) struggle to survive in the present economic situation.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps probes social insurance trust fund over ‘N2.3 billion fraud’

The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
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Nigeria tops world rankings with 13.2 million out-of-school children

A Non Governmental Organisation known as Mercy Corps Nigeria (MCN) has revealed through research that no less than 13.2 million Nigerian children are out of school in the country.