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Minister’s brother kidnapped in Kano

Though details of the attack were still sketchy, newsmen learnt that the gunmen whose number could not be ascertained stormed the family house of the minister and abducted his blood brother, Babawuro Tofai.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki to spend N20.8 billion on education

The governor, in a statement, said the government will commit N12.9 billion to extend the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) programme to other sections of the basic education scheme, specifically from Basic 7 to 9.
Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh

Police smash three-man kidnap gang in Calabar

The Cross River State Police Command late Saturday night smashed a kidnap gang arresting 3 of the members that have been terrorising Calabar metropolis and its environs.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police officer shoots man dead at Ekiti hotel

A police officer reportedly opened fire at a hotel bar where people were watching a football match on Saturday, killing a young man who was drinking beer with his friend, newsmen learnt.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police launch manhunt as gunmen kidnap, kill ex-NUPENG chief in Rivers

The Police in Rivers State have launched a manhunt for the gunmen, who kidnapped and murdered a former Rivers State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Ebenezer Kalabo Amah.
This is according to an update Thursday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

NCDC launches #COVID19NigeriaStories blog

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has launched a #COVID19NigeriaStories blog to document Nigeria’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two ‘Yahoo boys’ with coffin containing female undies

Operatives of the Delta Police Command and members of a local vigilance group have arrested two suspected Yahoo boys for parading, on their heads, a coffin containing female undies at Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha Local Government Area of Delta State.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

Speaker Gbajabiamila names sercurity aide who shot newspapers vendor

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has confirmed that an agent of the Department of State Services attached to him shot and killed Ifeanyi Okereke, a newspapers vendor in Abuja.
Some newspaper vendors in the federal capital territory (FCT) have taken to the streets to protest against the killing of Ifeanyi Elechi, a colleague of theirs, by a security aide of Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives.

Newspaper vendors in Abuja protest killing of colleague

Some newspaper vendors in the federal capital territory (FCT) have taken to the streets to protest against the killing of Ifeanyi Elechi, a colleague of theirs, by a security aide of Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Bandits kill policeman, kidnap 13 others in Niger

The latest development came only about 12 hours after bandits kidnapped seven people in Shamuyanbu village in Kusherki District of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

Kogi monarch narrowly escapes robbery attack

A front line Kogi State monarch and the Ohi of Adavi, H.R.H, Alhaji Muhammad Ireyi Bello, recently escaped by the whiskers an ambush laid by dare devil armed robbers along Abuja-lokoja highway.A front line Kogi State monarch and the Ohi of Adavi, H.R.H, Alhaji Muhammad Ireyi Bello, recently escaped by the whiskers an ambush laid by dare devil armed robbers along Abuja- lokoja highway.

Cultists take control of 3 local councils in Edo

Three police operatives, including an assistant commissioner of police, who doubles as Benin area commander, have also felt the wraught of gun-wielding cult members, who shot at them around Upper Sakpoba area of the city.

Footballer slumps during trial, dies later in hospital

The sad passing of a football player of Crown Football Club, Ogbomoso, Usman Yusuf on Sunday has been announced.
Abductors of ex-Super Eagles player, Christian Obodo, who took him in on Sunday evening in Delta State have released the 36-year-old.

Kidnapped former Super Eagles player regains freedom

Abductors of ex-Super Eagles player, Christian Obodo, who took him in on Sunday evening in Delta State have released the 36-year-old.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong says the team is hungry and ready for redemption after their shambolic showing against Sierra Leone on Friday.

Gernot Rohr: Why Super Eagles second half collapse in Benin

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr said his side has learnt from their shocking draw against Sierra Leone and are ready to make amends.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Suspected cultist shot dead in Ilorin

One suspected cultist popularly known as “Tiny” was allegedly shot dead in Ilorin in a gun duel on Saturday by some groups of police officers for allegedly terrorising his neighbours with gun shooting.
Abuja- Federal government has disclosed it plan to sell Geregu, Omotosho and Calabar power plants at N434 billion in 2021.

Nigerian government to sell Geregu, Omotosho, Calabar power plants at N434 billion

Abuja- Federal government has disclosed it plan to sell Geregu, Omotosho and Calabar power plants at N434 billion in 2021.
Nigeria Police

Police ‘shoot’ two in Kano

Palpable tension has enveloped Sharada quarters of Kano metropolis following a bloody encounter with the police fingered to have killed two youngsters at a Tea Joint on Saturday.

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Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

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Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.