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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Man found dead near Delta market

A middle-aged man, identified simply as Mathew, has been found dead near Polokor Market in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.

Edo seals off 13 churches for defying coronavirus directive

The Enforcement Team on COVID-19 in Ovia South-West Local Government Council of Edo state, on Sunday, locked up no fewer than 13 churches that refused to adhere to the state government’s directive on social distancing.
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Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa governor’s aide

The Nasarawa Police Command has confirmed the abduction of Mr John Mamma, Special Adviser (SA) to Gov. Abdullahi Sule on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ten pastors arrested for holding services in Akwa Ibom

Over 10 pastors have been arrested by the Eket Divisional police headquarters in Akwa Ibom State for holding church services against the stay-at-home directive of the State Government.

Residents flee as one dies in pro-Juma’at riot in Katsina community

Kusada town in Katsina State was deserted on Sunday as many residents were reported to have fled to avoid being arrested in connection with Saturday’s riot during which one person lost his life while a police station, the divisional police officer official quarters and seven vehicles as well as 10 motorcycles were burnt.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Security agents go tougher in Osun, disperse traders at popular market

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to cause palpable panic around the globe, security agents in Osun State on Thursday employed tougher measures to enforce closure of weekly market order.
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Gunmen kidnap man after forcing wife to cook jollof rice

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a man simply identified as Mr Joseph after allegedly forcing his wife to cook jollof rice for them in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm abduction of two NPFL players in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of two players of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by gunmen on Benin-Akure Expressway on Sunday evening.
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Gunmen abduct two Heartland players

Gunmen have abducted two players of Heartland Football Club of Owerri, Imo State on Benin-Akure, expressway, Ondo State on Sunday night.

Social Media Bill: Why media must be held accountable – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja said the media should be held accountable for misinformation capable of causing devastating consequences on the nation, economy and individuals.
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.

Central bank partners INEC on Kwara by-election

The INEC has dispatched sensitive materials, including ballot papers and result sheets, for the Saturday by-election in Patigi state constituency of Kwara have been dispatched.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Chisco drags accountant to court for ‘stealing N37.7 million’

The management of Chisco Group of Companies in Lagos has dragged its accountant, Awa Ogechukwu Eke, 38, before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court for allegedly conniving with others, still at large, to steal the sum of N37,799,118.

Two die, eight injured as abattoir’s fence collapses in Lagos

Two persons have been confirmed dead from a collapsed fence that happened at the slaughter section of the Lagos State Abattoir at Oko-Oba.
Five persons including two policemen were today (Monday) feared killed after hundreds of protesters including women and children flooded streets in Sagamu, Ogun State to register their anger over the death of footballer Kazeem Tiamiyu.

Sagamu protest: Ogun governor accuses youths of attempts to loot banks, attack DPO

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has accused some youths of Sagamu area of the state of attempts to loot banks and the local government secretariat under the guise of protesting the death of the Remo stars footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiyu, Monday.

Villagers kill, burn native doctor, three others for ‘killing female student for ritual’

Angry residents of Otuo, an agrarian community in Owan East local government area of Edo state on Monday murdered and set ablaze four persons for involvement in alleged killing of a female student for ritual.
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70-year old woman killed by ritualists in Ondo

A 70-year-old grandmother, Sidikat Jimoh, has been murdered by suspected ritualists in Ogbagi Akoko in Akoko North West council area of Ondo state.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Police charge kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume, army captain with terrorism

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has slammed 16 counts bordering on terrorism, murder, kidnapping and illegal arms running against the Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume), Captain Tijjani Balarabe and 18 others.

Police rescue missing inspector in Edo

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday said that a police officer missing during a rescue operation in Ofutebe community, a riverine community between Owan West and Ovia North East local government areas, has been rescued.

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Nigeria declares April 10, 13 as Easter holidays

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Kano coronavirus fund raising committee hits N400 million

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Japan donates $236, 000 for humanitarian mine action in Northeast

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.