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Robbers steal N1.6 million from fishermen in Lagos

The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Troops destroy wanted Benue militia leader’s hideout

The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Two dead as 20-ft container falls on bus in Lagos

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said two persons died while three were injured when a 20-feet container fell on a commercial bus at Ilasamaja on the Oshodi-Badagry Expressway.

Gunmen attack Plateau hospital, kill one

Gunmen on Monday night attacked the General Hospital in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed one person identified as a security guard on duty.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Five children killed by military grenade in Katsina

The Police has revealed that the five children who lost their lives in a bomb explosion in Katsina State picked a military grenade and were fiddling with it.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Police: Three die in road accident in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has confirmed the death of three persons in an accident that occurred along Gurata village along Minna – Bida road, Bosso Local Government Area on Friday.
The Medical Director, Minna General Hospital, Dr Ma’Ali Isah, has lauded the South Korean government’s support to the Niger state government towards containing Coronavirus spread in the state.

Niger hospital lauds South Korean coronavirus support

The Medical Director, Minna General Hospital, Dr Ma’Ali Isah, has lauded the South Korean government’s support to the Niger state government towards containing Coronavirus spread in the state.
Days after Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai announced a 30-day total lockdown in the state, the Kaduna state government has relaxed its lockdown order.

Kaduna announces 30-bed coronavirus isolation centre in Jema’a council

The Kaduna State Government has converted the sickbay of the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Kafanchan, into a 30-bed capacity temporary COVID-19 isolation centre in Jema’a Local Government.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Private lesson tutor rapes 6-year old pupil in Rivers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has vowed to prosecute, Hope Chidiebere, the suspected rapist of a 6-year old girl in Finima Community in Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State, Hope Chidiebere.

FRSC: One burnt, 2 injured in Lagos tanker explosion

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says rescue operations have so far recovered a burnt body beyond recognition at the scene of Sunday’s explosion, involving four vehicles along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun governor receives commendation for primary healthcare delivery

An aide of the governor tells newsmen that the Oyetola administration has so far renovated and revitalized 332 primary healthcare centers in the state.

Delta medical practitioners declare two-day warning strike over kidnap of colleague

Medical doctors in Delta have declared a two-day warning strike to protest the kidnap of a Principal Medical Officer Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete, who was kidnapped at the General Hospital, Ojobo, in Burutu Local Government Area of the state on Monday.
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NCDC approves coronavirus testing centre in Katsina

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Sahel Medical Centre, a private laboratory in Katsina State, as centre for the testing of suspected Covid-19 samples.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger gets $25,000 grant from South Korea

The South Korean Government through the United Nations Habitat Programme (UN-Habitat) has given a $25,000 grant (about N10 million) to support the Niger State government in preventing the spread of coronavirus in the state.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Taskforce rates Ekiti high on coronavirus response, management

Ekiti State Taskforce on COVID-19, has attributed the low spread of the pandemic in the state to the prompt response and proactive steps taken by the state Governor, Kayode Fayemi, in managing the disease in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Herbalist, three others in police net for possessing human hand

Operatives of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police in collaboration with officers of the So-Safe Corps have arrested a 40-year-old herbalist, Michael Itomu and three others for allegedly possessing human hand in Idiroko, Ipokia local government area of the state
A former member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr Yakubu Bityong, is dead.

Former Kaduna assemblyman Yakubu Bityong passes on

Bityong, who represented Kaura Constituency in the Assembly from 2011 to 2019, died on Friday night in Kaduna at the age of 56.
Dr Nkem Okeke (m) inaugurating the Umueri Covid-19 isolation centre, while Anambra State commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala (l) and Uche Iboko (r), regional head of Access Bank look on.

Anambra receives covid-19 isolation centre donated by commercial bank

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has received a 100-bed isolation centre donated to the state by Access Bank PLC in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.

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