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President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave in April.
The Police Command in Nasarawa on Saturday confirmed the abduction of Abdullahi Magaji, the “Aron Akye” of Ugah, a Second-Class traditional ruler in the state.
The Police Command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the release of a woman kidnapped on April 26, along with the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Olabode Folorunsho.
The kidnappers of the Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Folorunso Olabode, have slashed the ransom demanded from N30 million to N15 million.
Unknown gunmen, on Sunday evening, reportedly attacked and abducted the Commissioner for Agriculture in the State, Mr Folorunso Olabode, a Councilor at Ilejemeje Local Government Area, who was in his company was allegedly killed by the daredevil abductors.
Officers of the Kogi State Police Command, on Thursday, rescued one Hadiza Seidu, from suspected kidnappers operating along the Okene axis of the state.
Worried by the increase in the confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease in the region, Governors in the 19 Northern States have for the second time in less than two weeks met to discuss the region’s response to the pandemic and evaluate some of the measures adopted by each State to deal with the situation.
According to an eye witness, one of the Lagos Waste Management (LAEMA) road workers was about to be pushed inside the pit by the suspected kidnappers when she shouted and raised an alarm.
The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has warned erring members of the public violating the dusk to dawn curfew in the state to desist from attacking police officers performing their duties.
Bauchi State Police Command said on Sunday it had arrested some suspected kidnappers who allegedly killed Abubakar Suleiman, a 15-year-old secondary school student in Bauchi.
Mr John Mamman, Special Adviser (SA) on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has been released by his abductors.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.
Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.
As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”
Lille president Gerrard Lopez has disclosed that talks are ongoing for the transfer of Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen to Napoli.
The Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his uncompromising stance against corruption in the country and passed vote of confidence on him.
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.