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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teenagers gang rape, drown 13-year-old girl in pond in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have arrested three teenage boys in Danmusa Local Government Area for allegedly gang raping and drowning a 13-year-old girl to death in a pond.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has arrested five suspected cultists in the state with a human skull including mother trying to sell her 9-year-old daughter because a prophetess said she was a witch.

NSCDC arrest five ‘cultists’ with human skull

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has arrested five suspected cultists in the state with a human skull including mother trying to sell her 9-year-old daughter because a prophetess said she was a witch.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

FAAN investigate allegation against bribery at Abuja airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has said that it has begun an investigation into allegations that some officials at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, were collecting bribe from passengers on evacuation flights.
A rare lightning storm crackles in Santa Cruz, California, on Sunday morning. Shmuel Thaler-AP

Massive wildfire spawns fire tornadoes in Northern California

A massive wildfire in Northern California spawned rotating columns of flames Saturday, prompting forecasters to issue a rare fire-related tornado warning.

Operation Rainbow arrests 16 suspected drug dealers in Jos

Operatives of Operation Rainbow, a Plateau State Security Outfit, have cracked down on a notorious illicit drug peddling market located within the Government Secondary School, Gangare in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police sergeant ‘extorts’ N1.8 million burial fund from teenager

A police sergeant attached to Special Protective Unit, SPU Base 5, Benin-City, Edo State, has gone into hiding and abandoned his AK 47 rifle with serial number B11343170 and 30 rounds of ammunition after allegedly extorting the sum of N1.8million from a teenager whom he accused of being an internet fraudster.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 11 ‘cultists’ during initiation in Calabar

The Cross River Police Command has arrested 11 persons during an initiation into a cult at Bishop Moynag Avenue, State Housing, Calabar.
A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Plane carrying four passengers crashes in DR Congo

A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.
Funmi Falana

Funmi Falana petitions police over ‘motorcyclist’s rape of groundnut hawker’

Mrs Funmi Falana, wife of human rights crusader and lawyer, Chief Femi Falana (SAN), has petitioned the Ekiti Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatubde Mobayo, over alleged rape of teenage groundnut hawker.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

House of Reps: We’re not probing VP Osinbajo over school feeding programme

The Office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is not under investigation in the ongoing probe of National Home Grown School Feeding Programme by the House of Representatives, the House Committee on Public Accounts has said.

Senate probes FIIRO’s alleged extra budgetary spending

The Senate Committee on Science and Technology has commenced investigation into the budgetary expenditure of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi Lagos.

Gunmen kill 13 villagers in Benue

Unknown gunmen, on Monday, killed 13 villagers in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government Area, LGA, in Benue state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab bandits for illegal mining in Zamfara

Zamfara State Police Command has arrested some illegal miners suspected to be armed bandits in Zamfara State.
Manal Abdel Samad resigns after public protests in Lebanon. AFP-Getty Images

Lebanon information minister quits over port blast

Lebanon’s information minister Manal Abdel Samad on Sunday quit, in the first cabinet resignation since a deadly port blast killed more than 150 people and destroyed swaths of the capital.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill eight bandits in Katsina gun battle

No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

I’m afraid of returning to Nigeria – Beirut-based footballer

Beirut-based Nigerian footballer Ifeanyi Vincent says he would have loved to return to the country after the explosion that rocked the Lebanon capital on Tuesday, but is afraid of getting stuck if he travels down.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Village head arrested for ‘defiling’ 15 year-old daughter

Operatives of the Ogun State command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a village head, Rasheed Sholabi, the Baale of Oose Agbedu Ajibawo in Owode-Yewa area of the State for having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 15 years old biological daughter (name withheld).

Court remands ‘spiritualist’ for ‘obtaining’ N2 million from woman

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Geagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday ordered that a 43-year-old man, Friday George be remanded in police custody for allegedly cheating and fraudulently obtaining N2 million from a woman.

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NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
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NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.