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Six trapped, two rescued in Onitsha building collapse

Six persons were on Wednesday feared dead in a building collapse at No. 7 Ezenwa Street Onitsha, Anambra state.

Suspected bandits kill five vigilante members in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday.
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Students desert hostels in Imo communities over alleged police misconduct

A relentless police crackdown on students residing in hostels at Umuoma, Umuerim and Umuokomochi communities, near Owerri, is forcing students to flee their hostels, newsmen report.
Members of the Police Anti-Terrorism Joint Squad during a prayer before embarking on Operation Pup Adder at Katari Town on Kaduna-Abuja Expressway in Kaduna, yesterday. NAN.

Police gun down two suspected armed robbers

The Nigerian Police Force Special crack team of Ebrumede Division Saturday night gun down two suspected armed robbers during a gun duel.

Taraba killings: I saw as vigilantes killed my two siblings – survivor

The survivor of the recent brutal killing of two brothers in Taraba State, Mr Emmanuel Lortile, has narrated how his two brothers, Zeeyum and Tersoo, were allegedly murdered by some vigilantes in the Takum Local Government Area of the state.
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Farmers: Banditry, kidnapping wiping out family income in Northwest

The high rate of banditry and kidnappings in the Northwest of Nigeria may affect food production in the area by over 50 per cent, according to two apex farmers associations.
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Police rescue toddler kidnapped from Lagos church

The police in Lagos have rescued a two-year-old child abducted from the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Church (MFM) regional headquarters in Agege in March.

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

Gunmen have again attacked Plateau Polytechnic Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Plateau commended for peaceful elections

Maj-Gen. Augustine Agundu, Commander, Operation Safe Haven, the Special Task Force (STF), in charge of security in Plateau, has commended residents of the state for their peaceful conduct before, during and after the general elections.
Policemen attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested six suspects in possession of poisonous cow skin (ponmo).

Police arrest six for alleged sale of poisonous ponmo in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday arrested six suspects for allegedly bringing a truckload of poisonous cow skin, aka ponmo, into the state.

Gunmen invade Nasarawa commissioner’s Lafia home, kill student

Gunmen in the early hours of Sunday invaded the residence of the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Higher Education, Chief Clement Uhembe, and killed a 400-level student of the Federal University, Lafia, Mr Terlumum Hemba.

Gunmen kill businessman, cart away money in Rivers

A group of gunmen on Friday killed a businessman in Rivers, carting away an undisclosed amount of money.
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Over 100 illegal schools shut down in Plateau

The Plateau State Government has shut down more than 100 illegal schools across 17 Local Government Areas (LGA) Mr. Jude Dakur, the Commissioner for Secondary Education said.

Two motorcyclists crushed to death in Ondo

A driver, Ayeyi Adegboye, who drove a wine Audi car with registration number, KTP-668-RG the night of April 27 along Erinje-Okitipupa road, Okitipupa, Ondo State, allegedly crushed two motorcyclists to death.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Police chief deploys special anti-kidnapping squad in Abia

Mr Ene Okon, the Commissioner of Police in Abia, said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed his Special Technical Squad to assist the Abia command in the fight against kidnapping.

Four arrested with cannabis–filled deep freezer

The Police in Ogun state have arrested two ladies and two young men trying to sell Indian hemp (Cannabis) to targeted sales outlets from a deep freezer loaded with the weeds.
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Lagos monarch’s son arrested for murder of NANS official

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 21-year-old man, who allegedly killed one Oshin Aderibigbe, a spokesman of the Joint Campus Committee of the National Association of Nigerian Students.
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Police arrest Ondo university students for alleged public disturbance

Some students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo state, who embarked on protest against the new policy of payment before examination on Wednesday have been arrested for illegal procession and public disturbance.

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WHO: 24 million Nigerians at risk of mental disorder

The World Health Organisation yesterday warned that over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses, a situation worsened by the dismal number of health institutions and professionals.
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Senator Lawan: Zamfara APC judgment a setback but we shall triumph

Leading contender for the President of the Senate in the 9th Assembly, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, yesterday described the Supreme Court judgment which voided all votes cast for the All Progressive Congress in Zamfara State as a huge setback for the party.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Elections: Some PDP governors worked with APC – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) collaborated in a bid to take over the state.
Liverpool star Sadio Mane has admitted that not even Jurgen Klopp thought the club's incredible comeback to beat Barcelona and reach the Champions League final was possible.

Sadio Mane: Nobody at Liverpool expected Barcelona comeback

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has admitted that not even Jurgen Klopp thought the club's incredible comeback to beat Barcelona and reach the Champions League final was possible.
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Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms

Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final against Arsenal.