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Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

Samson Siasia’s mother’s abductors lower ransom demand to N30 million

Abductors of Samson Siasia’s mother, Mrs Ogere Beauty Siasia, are understood to have lowered their ransom to N30million.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders manhunt for killers of four Bayelsa policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered a massive manhunt for the perpetrators of the killers of four policemen in Bayelsa State.

Police launch search for kidnapped oil workers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has launched a search for five oil workers who were kidnapped along the OML 55 operational area in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.

Expert: Fish smuggling affecting local production

An expert in the aquaculture industry and former Chairman of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Agriculture Sector, Prince Wale Oyekoya, has urged the government to adopt effective measures towards curbing fish smuggling.
Muhammadu Buhari

Governor Obaseki set to receive President Buhari, as APC campaign train berths in Benin...

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will tomorrow, Thursday, receive President Muhammadu Buhari, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Presidential elections scheduled for February 16.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki donates vehicles to police in Edo

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday boosted the security apparatus of the state as he donated 50 patrol vehicles, 30 hilux and two Armored Personnel Carriers to the Police Command in the state.
A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.

FRCN employee jumps into Lagos Lagoon, dies

The man who got drowned after he reportedly jumped into the lagoon in Lagos State yesterday day has been identified as a staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.

Police officers wives donate relief materials to IDPs in Edo

The Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) has donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ohogua Community in Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo State.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA explains reasons for low cargo throughput in Eastern ports

The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday identified lack of infrastructure as one of the factors responsible for low cargo throughput in the Eastern ports.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Sallah: Lagos CP deploys additional 1,000 policemen

The Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Edgal Imohimi, has directed the deployment of additional 1,000 policemen for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir holiday to boost the number of men designated for that purpose in the Command’s Operations Order.

Marine Police, Red Cross evacuate residents as floods ravage Yola

Marine Police and members of the Nigerian Red Cross have mobilised to evacuate stranded residents of Yolde-Pate Ward of Yola, which has been flooded after a downpour.
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Marine police rescue three in Badagry boat mishap

The Marine Police on Thursday said its men rescued three persons on Pashi river, Badagry, Lagos State, when their boat capsized on July 29.

In Pictures: LASEMA, Police search for woman who ‘plunged into Lagoon’

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and Marine Police have launched a search for a woman who allegedly plunged into the Lagoon on Sunday.

Panic as Lagos government simulates accident on Third Mainland Bridge

There was panic on Sunday on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State, as emergency management workers blocked the bridge for a simulated road accident.

In Pictures: Lagos hold simulation exercise of multiple accident on Third Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency with its Stakeholders is presently conducting a live simulation exercise code-named “Operation Oko Jasosa” on the 3rd Mainland Bridge, Opposite the Unilag Waterfront, inward Lagos island.

Shippers’ council seals GAC Shipping

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, yesterday sealed the premises of GAC Shipping Nigeria Limited for about three hours over alleged seizure of 50 containers of raw materials for production belonging to Nestle Nigeria Limited.

IGP Ibrahim Idris okays marine base for Edo

In order to halt the incessant cases of kidnapping and violent armed robberies carried out with ease on the waterways of Edo State, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has graciously approved a marine Police base for the state.

Six traders die, 12 missing in Kebbi boat mishap

Abubakar Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary to Kebbi State Governor, said on Wednesday that six traders died while 12 persons were missing after a boat mishap on River Niger in Shanga Local Government Area of the state.

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Gatefield, Oliver’s Burgers launch campaign against “Shisha” consumption

Gatefield, a Public Strategy Firm in collaboration with an Abuja’s leading Burger restaurant, Oliver’s Burger in Abuja launched a campaign on the dangers of Shisha consumption in the country.
Tammy Abraham has become the youngest Chelsea player to score a Premier League hat-trick after his goals against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Tammy Abraham opens door to Super Eagles call-up

The fight for Tammy Abraham’s international future between Nigeria and England is far from over after the player’s decision to leave door open to the West African giant.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Barcelona could face Camp Nou closure over Antoine Griezmann transfer

Barcelona may be forced to play a home match behind closed doors after they were found guilty of foul play in the summer transfer of Antoine Griezmann.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke of conspiracy to commit fraud running into the sum of 12 million US dollars.

$11 million fraud: Obinwanne Okeke pleads not guilty, remanded in prison

Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili urges new economic council to tell President Buhari how he ‘mismanaged economy’

Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.