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The Ekiti government has acquired and installed a computerised vehicle inspection equipment to identify the level of road worthiness of vehicles in the state.
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.
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday awarded the sum of N10.6 million damages in favour of a veteran journalist, Geoffrey Anika, in his suit against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the construction of a concrete barrier that caused his accident.
The Benin-city by-pass in Edo State is gaining notoriety for kidnapping and banditry as a journalist, Ben Duno, who was travelling on that route with other commuters at the weekend escaped being attacked by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend.
The Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN), has given the Federal Government till February 24 to address their demands or face total withdrawal of services nationwide.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has returned N420,000 cash found at an auto crash site at Akinfosile, along Lagos-Ore expressway, Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, to the family of the deceased.
Speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa Service, Lawan attributed the violence to the latest call for the eviction of Fulani herders out of Southwestern states, adding that utterances by some South West Governors were responsible for the killings in Sasha Market in Ibadan, Oyo State and other Violence against Northerners in the Region.
The Minister of state for Budget and National Planning, Mr Ikanade Agba, says the Federal Government is currently working on 377 roads in 266 rural communities across the country.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, says Nigerians don’t need the permission of any governor to reside in any part of the country.
Some elders from the South West zone have advised governors in the zone to make use of drones for aerial surveillance to check rising inter-ethnic in the affected states.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it is alarmed by the recent escalation of banditry in Niger State as well as other parts of the country, following the failure of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration to take decisive steps to tackle the scourge.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, today said machinery had been set in motion to install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras on all major highways across the country as a measure towards curtailing kidnapping.
The Nigerian government says it is set to concession the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos International Trade Fair Complex, and the Calabar and Kano Special Economic Zones.
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has condemned the clashes between Hausa and Yoruba communities in Shasha Market in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun said no fewer than 13 people died in road accidents in January.
Enforcing the quit order of the State Government to herdsmen to vacate the government forest reserves, the Commander of the Ondo State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, Thursday said that no fewer than 37 herdsmen and 5, 000 cows had been arrested for disobeying the state directive.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Wednesday, warned the Federal Government, particularly the law enforcement agencies to guard against politicisation of security issues, saying such acts could undermine the safety of lives and properties.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has advocated for a dynamic approach of the Nigerian educational system to produce employees with skills and ability to handle complex jobs and create opportunities for others.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has busted an alleged illegal maize flour production outfit in Potiskum town of Yobe.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has condemned the ethnic coloration in which the fight against terrorism and insurgency is taking in Nigeria.
Following the Friday abduction of over 300 school children in Jangebe in Zamfara State, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday warned Nigerians against accepting kidnapping of school children in parts of the north as a way of life.
It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.
Enyimba have been drawn in a fairly tough Group A of the Confederation Cup alongside South African giants Orlando Pirates, Ahli Benghazy from Libya and ES Setif of Algeria.
Former Interior Minister, Mohamed Bazoum, the candidate of Niger’s ruling PNDS party, has won the presidential elections with 55.75 per cent of the second-round vote, according to provisional figures published on Tuesday.
When he heard soldiers had taken power in Myanmar again, Thar Lon Zaung Htet hurried to the office of his news agency in Yangon, grabbed a few essentials and carefully locked up.
Pep Guardiola does not see Manchester City as favourites for the Champions League even after they eased to a last-16 first-leg victory over Borussia Monchengladbach to win their 19th match in a row.
As part of reconciliatory moves, the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has met with the minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and recognised him as the leader of the party in the green chamber.