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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.

Fake news: Police arrest female suspect

The Police on Tuesday said they arrested a female suspect over fake news in connection with the kidnap and murder of the wife of a Kaduna based medical doctor, Philip Ataga.

Doctor diagnosed with Lassa fever in Jigawa

The victim, Anthony Etim, said to be a staff of Medicins Sans Frontieres also known as Doctors without Borders, is now being treated at the isolated Infectious disease control unit in Jahun hospital at Jahun Local Government Area of Jigawa.
Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.

Abduction of mother, two children sparks protest in Kaduna

Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.
A 42-year-old Medical Doctor, Daniel Ibeaji, has told police how he lured Chief Ignatius Odunukwe to his hotel room with the pretence that he wanted to buy a property from him.

How we killed owner of N900m Abuja land in Lagos – doctor

A 42-year-old Medical Doctor, Daniel Ibeaji, has told police how he lured Chief Ignatius Odunukwe to his hotel room with the pretence that he wanted to buy a property from him.
Jigawa State Police Command has paraded a 29-year-old Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.

Why I killed my pregnant girlfriend – suspect

Jigawa State Police Command has paraded a 29-year-old Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

South-west assemblies tasked to pass law enabling Amotekun

Diaspora Yorubas in North America, otherwise known as Egbe Omo Yoruba, say they welcome the recent launch of a south west security network in Nigeria called Amotekun, and called on “every state assembly in the South-west to urgently pass the enabling laws to validate the establishment of Amotekun as a joint venture of the region,” according to a statement by the president of the association, Durojaye Akindutire, a medical doctor based in New York.
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Police uncover illegal orphanage, rescue 27 children in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Kidnap: Police apprehend wanted suspect in Delta

The Delta Police Command says it has apprehended a wanted suspect, alleged to have kidnapped a medical doctor with Delta University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH) in November 2019.
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Why Jos residents prefer bitter kola to kolanuts – survey

Many residents of Jos say they prefer chewing bitter kola to taking kola nuts because of the numerous health benefits of the crop.
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Gunmen kidnap medical doctor in Adamawa

Armed men on Saturday night kidnapped a medical doctor in Lakare Ward, Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Northeast Nigeria.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio has sown seeds of confusion in NDDC – Niger Delta group

The Niger Delta People’s Liberation Movement, has said the Niger Delta region has seen so much of confusion since the assumption in office of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Fake doctor sentenced to 10 years imprisonment over forged certificate

A fake doctor, Ibrahim Mustapha, has just been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a high court in Yola on Monday for using a forged medical certificate for medical operations.

Court sentences fake doctor to ten years imprisonment

A high court in Yola on Monday sentenced a fake medical doctor, Ibrahim Mustapha, to 10 years imprisonment for using forged medical certificate for practice

FGM: Rigasa women suffers highest number of VVF in Kaduna – ministry

A Medical Doctor and Director Medical Services with Kaduna State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ado Zakari Muhammed, said on Tuesday that Rigasa, a community in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State recorded highest number of women with Vesico Virgina Fistula (VVF), due to female genital mutilation.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army rescues medical team, 17 others in Yobe

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued 20 people including a medical team from the Boko Haram terrorists after a fierce battle in Yobe State.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

NYSC member offers free diabetes tests in camp

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG/19C/1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.
The abducted medical doctor of Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, Jerry Isogun, has regained freedom from the hands of his kidnappers.

Abducted medical doctor regains freedom in Delta

The abducted medical doctor of Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, Jerry Isogun, has regained freedom from the hands of his kidnappers.

Man in court over alleged impersonation, stealing

Ebuka Duru, 24, who allegedly paraded himself as a medical doctor was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

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Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

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Spain bans layoffs over sick leave

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