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Lagos ‘car snatcher’ nabbed in Anambra

Police in Anambra has confirmed the arrest of two persons in connection with alleged stolen of a Lexus 330 Jeep from the owner in Ajangbadi, Lagos State.
The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six members of a dreaded cult group, Aiye Confraternity in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Police release list of six arrested ‘cultists’

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six members of a dreaded cult group, Aiye Confraternity in Lagos.
Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the ongoing 34th West African Power Pool (WAPP) co-ordination meeting of technical and financial partners, said that this decision was adopted by the ECOWAS ministers in charge of energy on December 4, 2018 and subsequently approved by the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on December 22, 2018 through Supplementary Act.

Federal government supports N13.2 trillion ECOWAS energy projects to connect Burkina Faso, others

The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Jeddy-Agba, has said the federal government is committed towards implementing the $36.4 billion (about N13.2 trillion) Energy Master Plan for the development of the West African regional generation and transmission infrastructure.

Aramco announces plans for giant stock market debut

Saudi Aramco said Sunday it will list on the Riyadh stock exchange in what could be the world’s largest IPO, underpinning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitions to overhaul the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.

Yemen government, separatists to sign power-sharing deal on Tuesday

Yemen’s internationally recognised government will sign an agreement with southern separatists on Tuesday aimed at ending a conflict simmering within the country’s long-running civil war, Yemeni and Saudi officials said.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Everyone deserves love, fairness regardless of faith, ethnicity

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that all human beings, regardless of faith or ethnicity, desire to be valued, loved, and given the basics of life–food, shelter and clothing sufficient for self and family.
Atiku Abubakar

Tribunal ruling: PDP, Atiku Abubakar should apologise to Nigerians – minister

The Federal government, has said that instead of appealing the Wednesday Presidential Election Tribunal judgement, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the election, Atiku Abubakar, should apologise to Nigerians.

List: Nigerian Defence Academy releases list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

Golden Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019

Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
Nigeria’s national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, on Wednesday in Spain escaped with the narrowest margin of one point to book their place in the quarterfinals of the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup.21

Aisha Mohammed: We want to retain Afrobasket title

D’Tigress center, Aisha Mohammed, has revealed that the team will consolidate their stellar World Cup performance by retaining the 2019 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket championship in Senegal.

Man slashes neighbour with cutlass, sent to jail

A Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone II, Abuja on Friday ordered that a 22-year-old shop attendant, Abdul Mohammed, who allegedly slashed his neigbour with a cutlass be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Court jails man for impersonating Customs officer

An Apapa Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday sentenced a 40-year-old man, Morgan Mohammed, for impersonating an officer of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and defrauding victims of N454,000.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu orders redeployment of new police commissioner to Kano

The Inspector General of Police ( I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Iliyasu, to Kano State Command.
Simon Lalong

Criminality: Plateau launches Operation Puff Adder

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has launched Operation Puff Adder in the state to curb the raising cases of kidnapping, banditry and other form of criminality.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 170 kidnappers, 275 armed robbery suspects in five weeks

One hundred and seventy suspected kidnappers have been arrested in the last five weeks from different parts of the country.
Bala Muhammad

CSOs laud EFCC for speedy trial of Bauchi governor-elect

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) based in Bauchi State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on efforts to fast track the trial of the state governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed.

Traditional boxer in court for allegedly beating woman into coma

A traditional boxer, Abdur-Rasaq, popularly called ‘Ebola’ on Wednesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court I, sitting at Chediya, GRA Zaria, Kaduna State, for allegedly beating up a woman till she fell into a coma.

Abuja DisCo: Man electrocuted in Nasarawa not our official

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has denied the death of one its officials as a result of electrocution in Nasarawa state.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Social Media Bill: Senate proposes N10m fine, three years imprisonment for offenders

Despite public outcry, the Senate on Wednesday passed the Social Media into second reading as the lawmakers proposed three years imprisonment for the offenders.

Itse Sagay: Nigerians’ pretence against President Buhari government amazes me

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF kills ISWAP leaders, destroys meeting venue in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.

Customs impounds 1,343 bags of foreign rice, others worth N492 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC condemns post-election violence, killing in Kogi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has voiced its condemnation of reported post-election violence in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and destruction of property in the state.