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Gunmen abduct DELSU SSANU chairman

The spate of insecurity in the Delta State University, DELSU, community, Abraka Thursday further nosedived with the abduction of the chapter chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Mr. Monday Izu.
Less than a week of the commencement of e-ticketing on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line, over 8,000 passengers have accessed the portal, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said.

Nigerian government launches N900 million e-ticketing solution on Abuja-Kaduna rail line

Following complaints of racketeering and sundry ills by passengers plying the Abuja-Kaduna railway corridor, the federal government, Thursday, launched the e-ticketing solution in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Fredrick Nwabufo

I’m a ‘herdsman’ — all herdsmen are not bandits

Crime has no ethnic face. When criminality is defined according to ethnic origin or religion, social cohesion is threatened. There are people of criminal inclinations in every group, race, place and religion. In fact, we defeat the fight against insecurity if we lend ourselves to ethnic prejudices.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits kill ward head, others in Kaduna

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State said on Sunday, that the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Minister: Third Mainland Bridge reopens February 15

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Thursday reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to the speedy completion and reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge to traffic on Feb. 15.
Some Lagos residents, on Saturday, expressed optimism that 2021 would be a better year for them and the nation.

Lagos government resumes enforcement of use of facemask by drivers, commuters

Director of the VIS Lagos Engr. Akin George Fashola , said that for the country and Lagos State in particular to battle the deadly Covid-19 virus to a halt, there was need for drivers and commuters to abide by all safety measures.

FRSC commander identifies prevalent motorists’ offences in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe

Assistant Corps Marshal Adeleye, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Zone RS12, comprising the said states, stated this while monitoring the Mobile Court sittings going on within the Zone as part of an assessment of the ongoing Operation Zero Tolerance for Traffic Crashes 2020 (OZ-2020).
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu addressing journalist at the state house in Marina, during the Inspector General Police visit to Lagos on November 3, 2020. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, visit Lagos urged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State not to be discouraged by the destruction and killings of their men during #EndSARS protest in the state, the IG admitted that the morale of the police was down after the ugly incident, in which six cops were lynched and 36 critically injured (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Police deploy more men to Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road over killings

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, CP Umar Muri, has ordered the immediate deployment of more personnel and logistics in an effort to curb the activities of criminal elements along the Kaduna-Birni Gwari road and to also restore public confidence particularly in the affected communities and road users.
Some Lagos residents, on Saturday, expressed optimism that 2021 would be a better year for them and the nation.

Coronavirus: Lagos sensitizes transport operators

The Lagos State Government, on Friday, advised transport operators to always check the temperature of commuters before carrying them.

Nasarawa: Kidnappers abduct 20, kill one, as police foil robbery

One person was reportedly killed, yesterday, with over 20 others abducted by gunmen along Mungi-Buga in Gwari-Gadabuke village, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Police foil armed robbery attack in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has foiled an armed robbery attack at Gidan Gambo community along Lafia-Shandam road with the attempt to rob unsuspecting commuters at about 10:45 on Sunday night, January the 3rd.
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Boko Haram kidnaps aid worker, 50 passengers in Borno

More than 50 motorists, passengers including a United Nations Humanitarian Worker (Abubakar Garba Idris) have been abducted by suspected terrorists along the deadly Maiduguri-Jakana-Damaturu 135km federal highway.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has tasked Commanding Officers to brace up, be more proactive and ensure immediate deployment of personnel for aggressive sensitization of the motoring public on the need to observe maximum safety precautionary measures in the face of the recent threat of the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

FRSC chief praises minister for prompt evacuation of fallen tanker

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has commended the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, for aiding the speedy removal of a fallen tanker on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

New Year: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway gridlock cleared – FRSC

The FRSC made this known in a press statement by the Sector Commander, FRSC Ogun State, Umar Ahmed, titled, ‘Clearance of Obstruction along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway’, on Friday.

Landmines kill three soldiers, wounded others in Borno

At least, three soldiers were killed while many others sustained injuries when the troops’ convoy ran into landmines planted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along Maiduguri/Gomboru Ngala road on Monday, according to sources.

VIO to issue special identification numbers to commercial drivers in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), says it will begin the issuance of special identification numbers to commercial drivers operating in the territory.

FRSC warns transport operators against flouting coronavirus protocols

As the country continues to record a surge in infection rate the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned all commercial transport operators, commuters and private car owners against flouting COVID-19 protocols.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Senator Okorocha, Governor Uzodinma bicker over demolition

Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent, Governor Hope Uzodinma are on one another’s throat over a demolition spree going on in the State.

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Arsenal agree deal with Real Madrid for Martin Ødegaard

Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mob sets robbery suspect ablaze in Benue

The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
Donald Trump has reportedly reverted to “self pity-mode” following his impeachment amid frustration that his Republican allies are failing to defend him.

Donald Trump’s coming impeachment trial aggravates rift among Republicans

The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.