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The management of Kano Zoological Garden has denied that the millions of naira stolen from its coffers were swallowed by a gorilla.

Official: Kano zoo millions stolen, not swallowed by gorilla

The management of Kano Zoological Garden has denied that the millions of naira stolen from its coffers were swallowed by a gorilla.

Police sergeant attempts committing suicide

A Police Sergeant attached to the Akwaete Police Division, simply identified as Chukwudi, has reportedly attempted committing suicide.
A Higher National Diploma student in the department of Applied Chemistry of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Aminu Sheu reportedly slumped and died on Friday after writing his second semester examination.

Official: Why we banned students’ union activities in Osun polytechnic

The management of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has explained its decision to suspend the activities of its students’ union.
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Police arrest six NURTW members in Ibadan

Oyo state Police on Thursday made good its avowed promise to deal ruthlessly with any individual or group of persons planning to cause trouble in the state following the change of government in the state.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate endorses $266 million loan for Niger

The Senate on Tuesday approved $266 million contained in the 2016-2018 external borrowing plan of the Federal Government for Niger State Development Policy Operation (DPO).
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill family of six in Plateau

A family of six members have been wiped-out by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Dangwal Village of Ganawuri District of Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.

School gardener beats WAEC candidate to death

A SS3 student of Jubril Martins Memorial College, Iponri Lagos, Rafiu Adagun, has been beaten to death during the ongoing West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) by a gardener, Femi Aderounmu.

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.
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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.
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.
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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.

Police refute abduction of school girls in Zamfara

Five persons were abducted at by unidentified gun men at Government Girls Secondary School Moriki in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state Wednesday new night.

Insecurity: Analyst recommends community policing

A public affairs analyst, Dr Olatunde Amusat, has called on security agencies to adopt local solution to the myriads of security challenges facing the country.
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 Indian hemp distributors have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command with a deep freezer loaded with Marijuana.

Four Indian hemp distributors arrested with freezer loaded with weeds

Four Indian hemp distributors have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command with a deep freezer loaded with Marijuana.
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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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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

INEC: We lack power to deregister parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it lacked the constitutional power to deregister any of the existing 91 political parties in the country.
The Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) swore-in Rep. Musa Sarki-Adar(APC-Sokoto) who was absent at the Tuesday’s inauguration.

Reps: Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce us to become Speaker

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila did not induce his colleagues financially to vote for him during last Tuesday presiding officers election, the House of Representatives has said.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Obaship: Governor Abiodun inaugurates chieftaincy review committee

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has inaugurated a Chieftaincy Review Committee and vowed that his administration would not allow any form of assault on or disparagement of traditional institutions.

Death toll in multiple Borno blasts rises to 31

No fewer than 31 persons have been killed and 41 injured in multiple explosions at a Borno town late Sunday after three suicide bombers infiltrated a tea joint and commercial area.