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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a catholic priest, Reverend Father Isaac Agabi.
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Man allegedly detained, extorted for cautioning policemen over reckless driving

An office support staff of the Lagos State Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Michael Green, has alleged that he was detained at Makinde Division, on false accusation of being a thief and phone snatcher.

Teacher commits suicide in Kano

Police Spokesman, DSP Haruna Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident, said they have already deposited Femi’s corpse at the Murtala Muhammad Hospital

Plateau police interrogate woman for alleged child theft

The Plateau State police command has detained one Mrs Leritshimwa Diyal for questioning in connection with the missing female child that was allegedly stolen at Plateau Specialist hospital Jos.

National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu

“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.

Police suspend rally, demonstration, assembly in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has suspended issuance of permission to hold any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the State.

Orji Kalu: 79 senators have endorsed Ahmed Lawan as Senate President

Former Abia State Governor and Senator-elect for Abia North, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu said on Friday that the coast is finally clear for Senator Ahmed Lawan (APC, Yobe) to emerge as the Senate President of the ninth Senate to be inaugurated next week.

Three injured as cultists, vigilantes clash in Edo

Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.

Sallah: Police intensify surveillance on worship centres

Ahead of the Sallah celebrations this week, the Lagos Police Command on Sunday said they have intensified surveillance patrol of worship centres to avoid a security breach.

Togolese commits suicide for losing N7,000

Kaivi Kayode, the Togolese woman, was said to have gulped a bottle of insecticide known as Sniper at her 4, Jaz Street home, Aiyetoro in Ijanikin, a Lagos suburb, on Sunday.

Urhobo group endorses Senator-elect Uzor Kalu for deputy senate president

The Urhobo Political Group, a pressure group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has endorsed the ambition of former governor of Abia State and Senator-elect, Orji Uzor Kalu, to become the next Deputy Senator President in the ninth National Assembly billed for inauguration next month.
Nigeria Police

Police ban use of unregistered, covered vehicle number plates

The Police Command in Edo on Friday, announced the ban on use of unregistered vehicles and covered vehicle number plates in the state.
Dapo Abiodun

Police uncover plans to disrupt Dapo Abiodun’s May 29 inauguration

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako–Oyedele on May 29, 2019.

16 killed as cult war resumes in Rivers

No fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday.

Kaduna community residents lynch suspected kidnapper

Residents of Kawo community in the Kaduna metropolis on Monday burnt a suspected kidnapper and staged a protest, following alleged killing of an “innocent man” by a policeman.

Police launch search for kidnapped oil workers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has launched a search for five oil workers who were kidnapped along the OML 55 operational area in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.

Five senators-elect jostle for deputy senate presidency

Five out of the 64 senators-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have signified their intention to run for the position of Deputy Senate President (DSP) of the ninth National Assembly ahead of its inauguration in June.

Two killed in Calabar cult clash

Eyewitnesses said a young man popularly known as Last Born suspected to be a member of a cult group was shot dead on Saturday night along Ekpo Abasi by Mayne Avenue, while another young man, said to be of a rival group was also shot dead along Uwanse Street, later same night, in what was believed to be a reprisal attack.

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UBEC to adopt open contracting data standards to eradicate corruption

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