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Truck crushes two hawkers to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Two female hawkers were on Friday crushed to death by a truck around Lotto, inbound Lagos on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

IPOB sit-at-home: Black marketers sell petrol at N300 per liter in Ebonyi

Black marketers on major streets of Abakaliki cashed in on the sit-at-home order by the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday to make brisk business.
No fewer than 20 people Wednesday sustained serious injuries following a gas explosion that rocked popular Ilorin filling station, Bovas.

20 Injured as gas explosion rocks Ilorin filling station

No fewer than 20 people Wednesday sustained serious injuries following a gas explosion that rocked popular Ilorin filling station, Bovas.
The Kano State Hisbah Board has confiscated a tricycle loaded with 100 cartons of alcohol trying to smuggle it into the state.

Kano Hisbah moves against street hawking, begins arrest soon

Kano State Hisbah Command has begun awareness against street begging in Kano metropolis, ahead of evacuation of hawkers, to curb immorality and instill sanity.

Lorry crushes four hawkers to death in Onitsha

Eyewitness told newsmen that it was a lorry that was trying to escape from some red-eyed illegal revenue collectors that sent the victims to their untimely grave at the everbusy Upper-Iweka axis, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in the early hours of Wednesday.
Lagos State Government, yesterday, embarked on demolition of illegal structures and eviction of occupants in Banana Island in highbrow, Ikoyi and Eleko, Ibeju Lekki area of the state without compliance to the state building laws and regulations aimed at restoring its shorelines.

Lagos commences eviction of illegal occupants in Banana Island, Ibeju Lekki

Lagos State Government, yesterday, embarked on demolition of illegal structures and eviction of occupants in Banana Island in highbrow, Ikoyi and Eleko, Ibeju Lekki area of the state without compliance to the state building laws and regulations aimed at restoring its shorelines.
The State’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Dr Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, made the disclosure while repatriating the beggars in Kano on Friday.

Kano government arrests 500 beggars

The Kano State government says it has arrested 500 beggars for allegedly violating the law that bans street begging in the state.
The FEC, during its first meeting of the year 2021, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021, to be sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and possible approval.

President Buhari seeks reduction in out-of-school children

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja directed the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, to coordinate and lead the deployment of a national plan to address the issue of out-of-school children in the country.
A common feature of the 2020 Christmas celebration in the South East was massive traffic hold ups, particularly along federal highways such as in Enugu-Ontisha expressway and Enugu-Port Harcourt road.

Enugu: Christmas returnees air their bad road experience

A common feature of the 2020 Christmas celebration in the South East was massive traffic hold ups, particularly along federal highways such as in Enugu-Ontisha expressway and Enugu-Port Harcourt road.

VIO to issue special identification numbers to commercial drivers in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), says it will begin the issuance of special identification numbers to commercial drivers operating in the territory.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.4

Edo election: No face masks, no voting – POs

Presiding Officers in the Edo governorship election have said that no electorate will be allowed to vote without wearing a face mask in compliance with the COVID-19 safety protocols.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River announces coronavirus tax palliatives for individuals, businesses

The Cross River State government has announced a package of reliefs and incentives for individual Taxpayers and businesses in the state approved by the state governor, Professor Ben Ayade. This regime of Tax incentives has been provided as one of many avenues for cushioning the impacts of the novel COVID 19 Pandemic, currently ravaging most parts of the world.

UNODC: 35.9 million people suffer from drug use disorders globally

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) says in its 2020 report that more than 35.9 million people suffer from drug use disorders globally.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Coronavirus: Nigeria working on advocacy campaigns in local languages – minister

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the Federal Government is working on a public enlightenment and advocacy campaign to reach Nigerians with information on how they can protect themselves and avoid contracting the disease.
Lai Mohammed is the current Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. A Nigerian lawyer, and former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress.

Nigeria: Fake coronavirus vaccine on sale in Kano

“You must ignore the Vaccine being hawked in Kano which is called ‘COVID19 Vaccine’. It is yellow in color, it’s not certified by anybody, please don’t patronize the hawkers,” Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed said during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 briefing.

NRC: Train crushes beggar to death in Lagos

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday confirmed a passenger train crushed a beggar to death at Mushin area of Lagos.

Elections postponement: Markets, shops, restaurants remain closed in Kaduna

Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.

FAAN: Touting in Abuja airport under watch

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), in collaboration with security agencies, have intensified effort to clampdown on touting at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

Hawkers of red caps smile at PDP rally in Kano

Red cap sellers on Sunday made brisk business at the Sani Abacha stadium venue of the PDP Presidential campaign rally, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says it is the turn of Lagos State to benefit from the Federal Government after being in opposition for 16 years.

VP Osinbajo: Future of Lagos brighter with President Buhari

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says it is the turn of Lagos State to benefit from the Federal Government after being in opposition for 16 years.
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NSCDC arrests five hawkers of SIM cards

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kwara has arrested five suspects for allegedly hawking SIM cards and registering patrons without being accredited to do so.

NGO offers free medical care to 500 destitute, others

An organisation, Women 4 Woman, on Monday offered free medical services to 500 destitute people in Kaduna to mark the World Hand Washing Day.

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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Dell is being sued in California over its claims that its Alienware Area-51m R1 laptop would offer “unprecedented upgradeability,” Tom’s Hardware reports.

Dell sued over Alienware laptop’s ‘unprecedented upgradeability’ claims

“Consumers were misled by Dell’s false and misleading marketing campaign and paid a significant premium for the Area 51M R1 under the incorrect belief that this ‘unprecedented upgradeability’ would save them money in the long run by allowing them to upgrade their laptop’s Core Components rather than having to purchase an entirely new upgraded laptop,” the suit alleges.
Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Uche Okafor, has condemned indiscriminate erection of structures in areas meant for recreation in Anambra State.

Anambra speaker warns against environmental pollution

Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Uche Okafor, has condemned indiscriminate erection of structures in areas meant for recreation in Anambra State. The lawmaker...
Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos has been left out of Argentina's Copa America squad, which was finalised on Thursday night, according to the official CONMEBOL website.

Argentina leave Lucas Ocampos out of final Copa America squad

Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos has been left out of Argentina's Copa America squad, which was finalised on Thursday night, according to the official CONMEBOL website.
Zinedine Zidane doesn’t intend on resigning as Real Madrid coach but that doesn’t mean his future at the club is safe according to a report in Marca.

PSG chiefs working tirelessly to bring Zinedine Zidane to Paris

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Imo, Enugu governors visit South-East APC secretariat

The duo, who are of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had earlier attended a meeting with their other South-East counterparts before deciding to visit the zonal secretariat to assess its readiness for commissioning.