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Police in Niger guarantee security on VP Osinbajo’s visit

The Niger State Police Command said, it is fully ready to provide adequate security before, during and after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s visit to the state today, Saturday, Jan. 12.

Police: Two hospitalised as hoodlums fight in Dutse

The Police in Jigawa State has said two persons, a suspect and a victim, are receiving treatment after hoodlums fought in Dutse Local Government Area of the state.

Armed bandits kidnap 87 passengers in Birnin-Gwari

Armed bandits operating along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna Highways have kidnapped 87 passengers on Sunday as the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, charged troops to end the wanton killings and destruction of property in the axis in three weeks.

Benue killings: HURIWA asks President Buhari to arrest Miyetti Allah officials

Pro-Democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called on the Federal government to order the arrest and prosecution of the National Officials of the Miyetti Allah Cattle owners Association for the alleged threats they made soon after the Benue State House of Assembly passed the anti-open grazing law.

FCT imposes curfew as three die in Bwari

Soldiers and policemen, on Monday, cordoned off Bwari, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory, following clashes between Gwari and Hausa youths.

One feared dead as Hausa, Gwari youths clash in Bwari

One person has reportedly died in an ongoing clash between Hausa and Gwari youths in Bwari, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory earlier today.

Man admits raping 8-year-old girl in Minna, risks life sentence

A Minna Grade 1 Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday reserved judgment after a 32-year-old man, Ayuba Salihu, pleaded guilty for raping an eight-year-old girl.

Jigawa govt releases N5m to care for windstorm victims

Executive Secretary, Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Yusuf Babura, says that the state government has released N5 million to support the victims of wind disaster in the state.

Heavy downpour destroys N500m worth farm produce, domestic animal in Jigawa

Heavy dawn pour destroyed farm produce worth over N500 million in Gumel local government area in Jigawa State

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Heavy security as voters besiege polling units in Ebonyi

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