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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 dismiss inspector for allegedly killing Osun tailor over N50

The Osun Police Command has dismissed Inspector Ago Egharevbe for allegedly brutalising a 20-year-old fashion designer, Ayomide Taiwo, leading to his death.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dismisses officer who tortured fashion designer to death

Osun State Police Command has dismissed an Inspector, Ago Egharevbe, who allegedly brutalised a 20 year old fashion designer, Taiwo Ayomide, to death over N50 bribe.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months.

NCDC warns coronavirus curve not flattening yet despite reduction in new cases

Amid consistent reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the country in the last two weeks, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, warns it is too early to say Nigeria was at the end of the pandemic.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

PTF to release fresh coronavirus directives Thursday

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday, attributed the low figures recorded in the areas of testing and confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past few days to the public holiday declared to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Wednesday said heavy rainfall remained one of the challenges being faced by security agents who are battling bandits in the North-West and North Central.

Governor Masari: Rainfall poses challenge to fight against bandits

The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Wednesday said heavy rainfall remained one of the challenges being faced by security agents who are battling bandits in the North-West and North Central.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigerian airlines lament low patronage

Some Airlines in the country operating at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have expressed dissatisfaction over low passengers’ patronage since reopening after the COVID-19-induced lockdown.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari, Governor Masari meet at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, met with the governor of his home state, Katsina, Aminu Masari.The agenda of the meeting held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, has yet to be made public as of the time of filing this report.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police record zero crime in Niger

The Police Command in Niger on Monday said it recorded no crimes during and immediately after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola disclosed this on Saturday.

Work resumes in Osun after Eid-el-Kabir holiday

Workers in Osun resumed work on Monday after observing Thursday and Friday Eid-el-Kabir public holiday declared by the Federal Government.
Babagana Umara Zulum

War on insurgency prolonged by sabotage – Borno governor

Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
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Nigerian government distributes relief materials, fetes displaced persons in Katsina

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in Katsina.
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.
Ahead of the expected delivery of more fighter aircraft to the Nigerian Airforce for prosecution of the war against insurgency, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has commissioned a newly constructed Aircraft Hangar, which is large enough to house 12 Alpha jets along with associated equipment.

NAF chief tasks troops on bombardment of bandits’ hideouts

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked Nigerian Air Force, NAF, personnel of the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji not to relent in their efforts, but to press on with air strikes until acts of banditry, kidnapping and other forms of criminality are brought to an end.

CAS: NAF to eliminate remnant of terrorists in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be focus in its determination to rout out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents hibernating the northeast region.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Sallah: Bauchi chief Imam begs government to pay workers salaries

Bauchi State Government has been urged to, as a matter of urgency, pay the state workers their July salaries to enable them to be part of the celebrations of the Eid-el Kabir comfortably.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Eid-el Kabir: Borno governor donates four cows to corps members

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has donated four cows to corps members serving in the state to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor pays off suicidal man’s N500,000 debt

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says he rescued a man from committing suicide and proceeded to pay off his debt.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Seven women found dead in Niger salon

Rijau town, the headquarters of Rijau Local Government Area of Niger state, was last Friday thrown into confusion as seven people, including the proprietor of a hairdressing salon, were found dead inside her salon.

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Borno governor mourns colonel killed by Boko Haram

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has condoled with the Nigerian Army over the demise of Colonel Dahiru Bako, killed in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman arrested in place of boyfriend dies in police custody

The Commissioner, Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Bala Ciroma, has ordered that a post-mortem be conducted on a young woman, Ifeoma Abugu, who was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in place of her fiancé, Adam Ugwunwa.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF urges religious leaders to ask congregation to wear facemask

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has advised religious leaders to without fear or favour continue to prevail on their congregations to wear facemask.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-minister for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged fraud.