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Official: Cultism, drug abuse major issues in Lagos

The Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development has identified Cultism and Drug Abuse as major issues currently ravaging youths in the state.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor warns customs against incessant killings

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.
Speaking in Yenagoa, the president of NDRQ and wife of the Amayanabo of Twon Brass, Her Majesty Josephine Diete-Spiff, said her group would tackle the vices and other challenges facing education in partnership with the National Association of Women in Colleges of Education (NAWCOE).

Niger Delta queens seek end to cultism

The Niger Delta Royal Queens (NDRQ) at the weekend promised to confront cultism, corruption and other social vices in schools.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

Insecurity: DSS, SGF summon state, federal security administrators to Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) have summoned state and federal security administrators to Abuja to brainstorm on the measures to tackle the rising spate of insecurity across the country.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured candidates and political parties of police neutrality and fairness throughout the general elections.

Enugu union chief sues police chief over eminent communal crisis, cultism

President General of Ezza Nkwubor Development Union, Enugu East local government area of Enugu State, Mr. Ikechukwu Anselm Nwafor, has petitioned Inspector General of Police, Mr. Adamu Mohammed over alleged cultism and violence acts by a group of individuals.

Anambra council chief admonishes youths to avoid vices

As the nation celebrated its 59 years of independence on Tuesday, Asha Raphael Nnabuife, the transitional chairman of Idemili North Local Government Area in Anambra state admonished Nigerian youths to shuns vices like cultism, drugs addiction, cyber crimes and criminalities.

Suspected hoodlums kill Delta council majority leader

Suspected hoodlums on Tuesday allegedly killed the Majority leader of Sapele Local Government Legislative Arm, Chief Venture Kagbude along the busy Warri/Sapele Road in Delta State.
Graceland Polytechnic in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state has warned students of the institution against cultism, anti-social behaviour and indecent dressing.

Polytechnic rector warns students against cultism, indecent dressing

Graceland Polytechnic in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state has warned students of the institution against cultism, anti-social behaviour and indecent dressing.

Anambra council boss warns youths against cultism, restiveness

Irked by the spate of cultism in Anambra State, youths of Ogwuaniocha community in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state have been warned to shun cultism, restiveness and other criminal activities.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army dismisses three soldiers caught with kidnapping gang

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it has dismissed three soldiers arrested among a kidnapping gang in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

59-year old retiree in police net over N1.2 million fraud

The police in Edo State have arrested a 59-year-old retiree, Oshiodi Michael, for allegedly defrauding applicants to the tune of N1.2 million.
The Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) says it is partnering the Delta government to organise Leadership and Entrepreneurial Skill Development Summit for youth in the State.

Religious body partners Delta government on skills acquisition for youths

The Brotherhood of the Cross and Star (BCS) says it is partnering the Delta government to organise Leadership and Entrepreneurial Skill Development Summit for youth in the State.

Reps member urges leaders to alleviate poverty through charity

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Val Anyika, has called on the country’s leaders to do more to alleviate the poverty levels of the less privileged in the society.

NDLEA discovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis’ farms in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.

Police officers rob businessman of N200,000

They were shouting ‘don’t move, don’t move, come out.’ I thought they were armed robbers because they did not look like policemen.” That was the impression Osaretin Erins had when he and his friend, Raymond, were ambushed at a suya joint in Abule Egba, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway around 10pm on Thursday.

Internet fraud: Pastor urges Nigerian youths to change nation’s battered image

The Evangelism Director of the Northern Nigeria Union of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Pastor Vealumum Iorkyaa, has challenged Nigerian youths to change the battered image of the country incurred through internet fraud and other vices.
A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

Detained journalist charged with treason for criticising Cross River governor

A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

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