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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC explains eviction of two female corps members in Ebonyi

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday, gave further clarifications on the reason two female corps members posted to Ebonyi State were evicted from the orientation camp.
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Police recover stolen bus from man in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have arrested one Ibrahim Usman, 35, of Unguwar Kwari, Badawa area of Kano State, from whom a Toyota Coaster bus, with 35 sitting capacity and suspected to have been stolen, was recovered.

Man stabs ‘prostitute’ to death in Lagos

In a bizarre manner, a man has stabbed a commercial sex worker to death at Edo Inn Hotel in Surulere area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the game between the LSU Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 09, 2019 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Todd Kirkland - Getty Images

Donald Trump receives warm welcome at Alabama football game

President Donald Trump travelled to the deep South on Saturday to watch a hotly anticipated college football match and bask in the adulation of fans in the staunchly conservative region.

Police arrest two elderly men for ‘raping 11-year-old pupil’

Two elderly men have been arrested by Kebbi State Police Command for an alleged rape of 11-year-old primary school pupil in Gwandu Local Government Area.
Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Zinedine Zidane wants Karim Benzema to play for France

Zinedine Zidane has said Karim Benzema deserves to be recalled for France after the striker’s absence from the national team continued.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Federal government suspends fuel supply to border stations

In what may be described as a final offensive in its fight against smuggling, the federal government through the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Thursday announced the suspension of diesel and petrol supply to filling stations within 20 kilometres radius to all Nigerian borders.
Human Rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has dismissed the demand for an apology and N3 billion in damages from him by a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over some of his tweets.

Segun Awosanya dismisses Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin’s demand for apology, N3 billion damage

Human Rights activist, Mr Segun Awosanya, has dismissed the demand for an apology and N3 billion in damages from him by a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over some of his tweets.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

President Buhari approves extension of border closure to January 31

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the closure of Nigeria’s border with neighbouring countries to January 31, next year.

Furore as ‘NSCDC officer’ battles for NYCN chairmanship seat

Crisis brews at the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ogun State chapter over allegation that a member of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC); Mr Abduljabar Ayelagbe, has put himself forward as candidate for the chairmanship seat in the state.
Speaking in Belfast, Essex Police Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Stoten, urged the brothers to “hand yourselves in to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.’’

Police hunt for brothers suspected of link to 39 lorry deaths

Police in the United Kingdom have intensified search for two brothers suspected to have links to the lorry container in which 39 migrants were found dead in the English county of Essex on Oct 23 .
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC targets doctors issuing fake medical reports

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will extend its investigation to doctors that issue fake medical reports to those facing prosecution for alleged economic and financial crimes.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: We arrested over 200 ‘Internet fraudsters’ in October alone

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it recorded no fewer than 200 arrests of Internet fraud suspects, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys,’ in October alone.

My daughter was beaten to death by her sister for bedwetting – Lagos trader

When a Lagos trader Mr. Emeka Omenka and his wife Ifeoma allowed their 13-year-old daughter Precious to go visit her married stepsister in Lekki, they never knew it was a decision they would regret the rest of their lives.
Nigeria Police

Banker, woman wounded as ‘herdsmen’ attack Enugu town

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have launched an attack at Eke town, Udi LGA, Enugu State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Tax assessment: Court fixes January 30 for MTN’s suit against AGF

A Federal High Court Lagos on Tuesday further adjourned hearing until Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, 2020, a suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communication Ltd, against the Attorney General of the Federation, over alleged N242 billion and 1.3 billion dollars import duties and withholding tax assessments.

ICPC arrests AFN secretary general over $130,000 IAAF money

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has waded into the alleged fraud in the handling of the $130,00 belonging to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) by arresting the Secretary General of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Mr. Amaechi Akawu.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Lawyer demands Osun lawmaker’s prosecution for ‘perjury’

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has been urged to investigate and prosecute Osun State House of Assembly member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury before the Court of Appeal, Akure.

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US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.