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Police confirm abduction of pregnant woman in Sokoto

Police in Sokoto State has confirmed the abduction of a housewife identified as Luba Bello in Dange Shuni local Government area of the state by suspected gunmen.
Peruzzi

Peruzzi under ‘fire’ for alleged physical assault of Twitter influencer

Fans on Twitter have continued to slam DMW singer, Peruzzi, for physically assaulting social media influencer, Pamilerin, allegedly.

Gunmen shoot tricycle operator in Aba for reportedly foiling kidnap

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, yesterday, shot a yet-to- be-identified tricycle operator in the head in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State.
Nigeria Police

Police confirm six dead, houses burnt as two communities clash in Taraba

The police in Taraba have confirmed the death of six people following Thursday’s clash between Kona and Fulani groups in Jalingo Local Government Area of the state.

Police nab 151 suspected cultists in Anambra

Police in Anambra State said it has arrested a total of 151 suspected cultists in various parts of the State.

Fuel tanker rams into bus in Anambra, kills two

A tanker laden with petrol on Wednesday allegedly failed brake and rammed into a bus at Immigration Junction, Awka, on the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway, killing two persons and leaving several others injured.

Policeman allegedly rapes woman at ATM point

A policeman who allegedly raped a woman at an ATM gallery at night in a bank in Awka, Anambra State, has been arrested.

Mob lynch two suspected phone thieves at Delta market

Angry mob in the early hours of Friday descended on two suspected phone thieves at the popular Ogbeogonogo market in Asaba, Delta State, and beat them to coma.

Corps member, 14 others killed in Ekiti trailer accident

People wept uncontrollably in Iworoko Ekiti on Sunday as the death toll in the trailer accident that occurred on Saturday night hit 15.

Properties destroyed in Abule egba pipeline explosion

Properties worth millions of Naira have been destroyed in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State as fire explosion ravaged the locality.

Rivers government confirms 11 rescued from collapsed 5-storey building in Port Harcourt

Rivers State government has confirmed the rescue of 11 persons from a collapsed five-storey building, which is under construction in Port Harcourt.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Amnesty International blames security forces for Shiite protesters’ deaths

The Amnesty International has blamed the military for the death of about 45 supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) ,over two days, as they held a peaceful religious procession around Abuja.

Fire kills three children, razes house in Nasarawa

An early morning inferno on Saturday in Ado village, Karu Local Government Area Nasarawa State has burnt three children of the same parents to death, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Gunmen kill two police officers, abduct expatriate in Rivers

At least three people have been killed and one expatriate kidnapped by unknown gunmen around Woji community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Two children die in early morning fire outbreak in Delta

Two children were on Monday feared dead in an early morning fire at Igbudu in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta.

Policeman beaten coma for shooting man in Lagos

A police officer was weekend beaten to a state of coma by a mob , after he shot a man in the head, during an altercation at Alapere, Mile 12 area of Lagos.

Suspected herdsmen kill seven persons in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than seven persons have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in a relaxation centre at Nding community of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

One killed as suspected herdsmen allegedly attack Kogi

Herdsmen attacks in the government reservation area bordering Dekina and Omala Local Councils in the Eastern Senatorial district of Kogi State has claimed one life.

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Federal government tasks state governors on internal security

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ECOWAS seeks UN support to tackle regional crises

The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Mustapha Cisse Lo, made the call in Liberia during a courtesy visit by members of the ECOWAS Parliament to the United Nations Diplomatic Corps in Liberia.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: VP Osinbajo’s economic team dissolved for good reasons

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says the economic management team hitherto led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was dissolved “for good reasons” and also for “better management.”

Zimbabwe deploys military doctors amid medical workers strike

Zimbabwe’s government has deployed military doctors to state hospitals after medical workers went on strike across the country, local media report.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: We are democratising poverty instead of democratising hope

Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.