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The Police Command in Niger has arrested 13 suspects over alleged armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm and dealing in Indian hemp in different parts of the state.
Minna town was completely locked down yesterday, following the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Niger State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Minna called on eligible voters to vote massively for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February and March general election .
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger State command, has arrested a 53-year-old fake soldier, identified as Vwang David, with 335 blocks or 218 kg of weeds suspected to be Cannabis Sativa.
The road linking Minna and Bida has been closed following the collapse of the bridge at Daku Sabon Gida village along Minna – Bida Road, about 16km to Bida, as a result of the heavy down pour witnessed in the state at the weekend.
Following a heavy rainfall for four days, flood has cut off the road linking Minna with Bida in Niger state.
The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Raji Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be back in use within 72 hours.
The bridge after Mowo Junction, 18km from Mokwa and about one kilometre from Tatabu bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road has collapsed due to heavy rainfall on Saturday night.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is ever ready to support unions in the sector to enhance the distribution of petroleum products across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated N50 billion Golden Sugar Estate in Sunti, Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted that he and some other people he did not name can no longer be laughing with President Muhammadu Buhari as they were doing when they were in opposition.
In the TV documentary on President Muhammadu Buhari to be aired today on NTA, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and ministers will offer rare insights into the taciturn Nigerian leader, a statement by the President’s media office indicated.
Samuel Kalu was in action and helped Bordeaux to a 2-1 home win against Angers, in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Uber has laid off about 185 Postmates workers, and plans to further integrate Postmates’ infrastructure within its Uber Eats segment, The New York Times reported. Uber acquired Postmates in July for $2.65 billion, following a failed attempt to buy rival food delivery service Grubhub.
Mesut Ozil has finally completed his move to Fenerbahce on a free transfer from Arsenal – and penned an emotional farewell message.
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Former President Donald Trump considered replacing the acting attorney general with an official willing to pursue unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, and he pushed the Justice Department to ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden’s victory, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
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Phil Neville will reunite with former Manchester United team-mate David Beckham at Inter Miami after being appointed the new manager of the MLS club.
Akwa United FC boss Kennedy Boboye wants his players to rediscover their killer instincts ahead of the Heartland FC game at Dan Anyiam Stadium this weekend.
The European Union hailed Joe Biden’s inauguration later on Wednesday as U.S. president as a “new dawn” for Europe and the United States, while insisting U.S. technology companies should be regulated to stop the “dark forces” of hate speech online.
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