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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.

Police rescue man almost lynched by mob for ‘raping’ 13-yr-old boy in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have arrested a man who allegedly raped his 13 year old boy. The suspect was also lynched but for the arrival of the police, a witness said.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We have finally caged the lions from Edo politics

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that his re-election in the just concluded governorship election for another four years has finally sent the lions and tigers into the zoo to be caged permanently from Edo politics.

Kaduna IRS seals 40 Bet9ja offices, eight others in seven days

The Kaduna Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS), has so far, shut down 40 bet9ja offices in the last seven days, in its ongoing operation to close all unregistered gaming offices in the state.
Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.

Cross River water board spends N150m monthly on diesel

The management of Cross River State Water Board has raised an alarm over the huge cost of it operations with an alternative source of electricity to ensure public water supply.

Pastor arraign over ‘defilement’

A 38-year-old pastor, Mr Idowu Samson, was on Monday arraigned before an Iseyin Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl (name withheld).
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly lauds implementation of transport sector reforms

The Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA), has commended the efficient implementation of new reforms initiated in the transport sector by the State government.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Residents count losses as flood ravages Kaduna communities

The constant rainfalls have made several communities in Kaduna metropolis and environs suffer damages following a heavy downpour that resulted in flooding which submerged some houses, farmlands and destroyed properties.
A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS-Rogan Ward-File Photo

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways – official

Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
Some residents of Kano metropolis have called for proactive measures to guard against hike in transport fares following the introduction of the new pump price regime.

Kano residents advocate measures to regulate transport fares

Some residents of Kano metropolis have called for proactive measures to guard against hike in transport fares following the introduction of the new pump price regime.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC arrests 368 unlatched containers in Lagos

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has arrested 368 trucks with unlatched containers in Lagos State in the past two weeks.

EEDC announces planned electricity outage for maintenance in Enugu

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced a planned electricity outage within the Enugu metropolis on Friday, Sept. 4.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor threatens to arrest community leaders over dirty environment

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has warned that community leaders found wanting over dirty environment in their various communities in the state would be punished.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Ilorin emir urges Kwara residents to pray for Ibrahim Gambari to succeed as presidential...

Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged members of Ilorin Emirate and Kwarans in general to pray for the success of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, in office.
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Ondo council polls begin on shaky ground

The local government elections in Ondo State started late in most polling stations on Saturday, newsmen report.

Abia shuts down Ngwa road market

Following the indiscriminate dumping of refuse in some parts of Aba metropolis, particularly Ngwa Road axis of the town, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Sunday ordered the closure of the Ngwa Road, Enyimba Stadium and other markets within the Ngwa Road area in Aba from today (Monday) to Tomorrow (Tuesday) for proper cleanliness of the areas.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano distributes 500 gas cylinders, improved stoves

Kano State Government says it has distributed 500 improved stoves and Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) cylinders to encourage development of alternative sources of energy.
Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

SERAP condemns attacks on #RevolutionNow protesters

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned reported violent attacks on #RevolutionNow protesters in Abuja, Osogbo and other parts of the country. The government of President Muhammadu Buhari must end the use of excessive force against protesters, and allow people to peacefully exercise their human rights.”
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Ebonyi international airport to be completed in 2022

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday stated that the ongoing International Airport at Onueke will commence operation by 2022.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.