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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Two policemen, informant, five looters killed as unrest continues in Lagos

Pandemonium broke on Thursday, in Ikotun, Alimosho area of Lagos State following the killing of about five hoodlums who were shot dead by Mobile Police, Mopol, after attacking a popular supermarket and looted various items in the process.

FRSC to enforce passengers manifest law

The Federal Road Safety Corps has concluded plans to flag off a Special Intervention Patrol code-named ”OPERATION AKAEZE” aimed at enforcing adherence to Passenger’s Manifest by commercial drivers.

Gunmen raid Zamfara communities, abduct over 40 people

In Zamfara state, gunmen wielding dangerous weapons have raided Gobirawan Cali communities in Maru Local Government Area and forcefully led over 50 peasants to an unknown destination.
It was a sad day for Super Eagles full-back Ola Aina as his Club Torino suffered a 4-2 away defeat in the hand of Cagliari on Saturday.

Super Eagles star Ola Aina edges closer to Fulham move

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina is on the verge of returning to English football two years after teaming up with Torino.
Former Barcelona president Joan Gaspart believes that Lionel Messi cannot force his way out of the club, despite his push to quit the Camp Nou club.

Victor Font: Manchester City are ‘the top candidate to sign Leo Messi’

Manchester City are the "top candidate" to sign Lionel Messi when he leaves Barcelona, according to presidential candidate Victor Font.
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Gunmen storm church programme, kidnap pastor in Benue

Unknown armed men last night kidnapped the proprietor of Excel Grace Secondary School, Akaajime, Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State, Pastor Emmanuel Apeh during a church programme and whisked him away to an unknown destination.
Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains one of the best in his position in the Premier League.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka could miss start of pre-season after ignoring Manchester United advice

Manchester United full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka could reportedly miss the start of pre-season training after appearing to ignore the club’s travel advice on his holiday destination.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN bans banks, third parties from getting forex via Form M

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has banned banks from opening Forms M (FOR IMPORTERS) “whose payments are routed through a buying company/agent or any other third parties.”
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Funmi Falana petitions police over ‘motorcyclist’s rape of groundnut hawker’

Mrs Funmi Falana, wife of human rights crusader and lawyer, Chief Femi Falana (SAN), has petitioned the Ekiti Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatubde Mobayo, over alleged rape of teenage groundnut hawker.

Diesel-laden tanker crashes as Lagos driver loses control

A yet-to-be-identified driver conveying Automotive Gas Oil, also known as diesel, to a destination in the state lost control of the vehicle and crashed around the New Road bus stop in Apapa, Lagos.
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 cautions against claiming of right on the road

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned motorists against insisting on their right of way because such moves do lead to accidents on major roads in the country.
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Gunmen kidnap two persons in Enugu

Two men were on Friday evening abducted by gunmen along Ugwogo-Isi-Uzo road and taken to an unknown destination.
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Jan Vertonghen confirms Tottenham exit as contract ends

The Belgian defender posted on Twitter confirming that he would be leaving the club, although he gave no clue as to a possible next destination.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Fear as abductors of Senator Dariye’s father stop communication with family

There is a palpable fear among family and friends of the former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye as kidnappers who abducted Pa Defwan Dariye, the father of the former governor have stopped communication with the family.

Court remands businessman for ‘kidnapping’ 15-year-old girl

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Wednesday ordered that a 35-year-old businessman, Umar Audi, who allegedly kidnapped a 15-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS intercepts two Indian nationals at Lagos airport for illegal entry

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has intercepted two Indian nationals who illegally entered the country without proper documentation in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Dealer loses N2 million as fake customer runs away with car 

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, said: “The Anambra State Police Command wishes to inform the public that a syndicate has devised new trick of stealing vehicles from motor dealers under false pretense of buying the vehicles.

Kogi guber: PDP hails dissenting judgement for ordering fresh polls, vows to appeal

Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the dissenting judgement that nullified the elections held in seven local government areas of the state in the November 16 Governorship Election.

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Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi is in contention for Everton’s Player and Young Player of the Season awards.

Carlo Ancelotti: Alex Iwobi’s quality can make Everton better

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says Alex Iwobi’s pace, hardwork and quality can help in making the Toffees a better team in certain situations.

#EndSARS: Troops take over Oyigbo as fresh mob attacks hit Rivers

Troops of the Nigerian Army and the policemen have taken over the Oyigbo Local Government Area in Rivers State following fresh mob attacks in the area.
According to a statement by the Chairman of the League, Mr Banji Ogundele, the burning down of Vintage Press Ltd, publishers of The Nation, was condemnable and unacceptable.

#EndSARS: Oyo veteran journalists condemn attacks on media houses

The League of Veteran Journalists, Oyo State Chapter, has condemned the burning down and destruction of media houses in Lagos, by fifth columnists that infiltrated the ranks of the #EndSars protesters.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Over 17 police stations burnt in Lagos – official

The police in Lagos, on Friday, warned that the burning of several police stations across the state will lead to retrogression and a waste of money that could have been deployed to other projects.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane could be sacked by the club if results do not improve over their next two fixtures, according to French publication L’Equipe.

Zinedine Zidane has two games to save his Real Madrid job

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane could be sacked by the club if results do not improve over their next two fixtures, according to French publication L’Equipe.