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How bandits collected ransom to free Zamfara twins – family source

Two female twins that were abducted 25 days ago by gunmen in Dauran village of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara have been returned to their family, the Police in the state have confirmed.

One feared killed as gunmen attack PDP rally in Rivers

One person was reportedly killed while the Chairman of Ikwerre LGA of Rivers State, Samuel Nwanosike, narrowly escaped death on Wednesday as gunmen attacked a rally organised by some chieftains of the People Democratic Party in Ipo community.

Benue SUBEB threatens to drag erring contractors to EFCC

The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Wednesday threatened to drag erring contractors handling the construction and rehabilitation of some primary schools projects in the state before the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

Issa Tchiroma: Kidnapped schoolchildren freed in northwest Cameroon

Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country's communications minister told AFP Wednesday.
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Gunmen kill father, abduct daughter in Katsina

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed one Alhaji Nasiru Maimasara before kidnapping his daughter at Gachi quarters in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Gunmen abduct three Nasarawa health workers

Unknown gunmen on Thursday abducted three officials of the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (NSPHCDA), along Nasarawa-Toto road.

Gunmen kidnap four reverend sisters, two others in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted four reverend sisters and two others in Delta State, southern Nigeria.

Gunmen kidnap 5 NYSC members in Imo

Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped five National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who were travelling to their orientation camps in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states.

Gunmen kill retired policeman in Abia

A retired policeman, Samuel Izuwa, was reportedly killed by gunmen at his village, Amaede, Isiala Ngwa South council area, Abia State.
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Gunmen abduct six children from Cameroon school

Gunmen have abducted six children from a school in Bamenda, the capital of the northwestern, English-speaking Northwest region of Cameroon, a teacher there told AFP.

12 killed in fresh Mali violence

Eleven people were shot dead in restive central Mali on Monday by unidentified gunmen, while a blast killed one person and injured two, sources said.

Gunmen kidnap businessman in Birnin-Kebbi

A family member, who confided the incident to newsmen, on Monday, under condition of anonymity stated that “After our night prayer (salat Ishai), immediately he enter his house, just opposite the mosque. He received a message that some people in a Peugeot 406 were waiting outside and that they wanted to see him.
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Security chiefs vow to stop gunmen from disrupting Plateau council poll

Heads of security agencies in Plateau State have vowed to stop gunmen from disrupting the electoral process and destruction of lives and properties during and after the October 10, 2018, local government elections in the state.

Gunmen abduct Niger council chairman

The political tension in Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State took a different dimension, on Wednesday night, following the abduction of the chairman of the council, Alhaji Abdullahi Maje, by gunmen.

Gunmen disrupt Anambra South APGA primary

Gunmen on Wednesday invaded the venue of the Anambra South senatorial primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance at the Township Stadium, Ekwulobia, in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Six killed as suspected gunmen invade Benue community

No fewer than six persons have been reported killed and several others injured after suspected gunmen invaded Okpoga community in Okpokwu LGA of Benue State.
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Gunmen kill family of nine in Jos

Unidentified gunmen have allegedly killed family of nine in Rukuba road community of Jos North Local Government Area, a development that sparked up tension in the community and other parts of Jos metropolis.

Five feared dead in suspected militia attack on Benue community

The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the death of five persons in Ukum Council area of the state after an attack launched by unknown gunmen.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
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NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.

NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.