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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Four dead in Niger auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Niger Sector Command, has confirmed the death of four persons in an accident that occurred on Lambata–Minna road on Friday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kidnapped former Edo commissioner found dead

Mr. Presley Ediagbonya, a former commissioner for youths and sports in Edo state did not make it alive from his abductors.

Auto crash claims seven lives in Kwara

Tragedy struck yesterday as seven persons lost their lives in an auto crash at Lumoh village along Olooru/Bode Sadu road in Moro local government area of Kwara state.Tragedy struck yesterday as seven persons lost their lives in an auto crash at Lumoh village along Olooru/Bode Sadu road in Moro local government area of Kwara state.

Two die, seven injured in Ogun accident

Two persons were on Friday confirmed dead, while seven others sustained injuries in an accident, involving a truck, three other vehicles and three motorcycles along Toll-Gate, Sango-Ota, in Ado Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 5

Lagos to begin mass burial

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has admitted they might resort to mass burials, as a way to congest crowded mortuaries in the state.

Gunmen kill civil defence officer in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed an Inspector with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) in Benue State.
Ecuador said police have removed almost 800 bodies in recent weeks from homes in Guayaquil, the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak overwhelms Ecuador, police pick 800 bodies

Ecuador said police have removed almost 800 bodies in recent weeks from homes in Guayaquil, the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak.

Man commits suicide after warning his children about women

A retiree of a five-Star hotel in Lagos, Afolabi Taiwo, has allegedly committed suicide.
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70-year old woman killed by ritualists in Ondo

A 70-year-old grandmother, Sidikat Jimoh, has been murdered by suspected ritualists in Ogbagi Akoko in Akoko North West council area of Ondo state.
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.

Four army officers jailed 10 years for torturing corporal to death

A General Court Martial in Abuja on Friday sentenced Majors Akeem Oseni, Ogbemudia Osawe, Captain S. Amosu and Second Lieutenant Nuhu Dogary to 10 years in prison for torturing L/Corporal Benjamin Collins to death.

Four herdsmen killed in Kogi, bodies dumped in river

Suspected youths from Oforachi community in Idah LGA of Kogi State, have allegedly killed four herdsmen and dumped their bodies in the Ofu rivers.
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FRSC confirms three dead, one injured as vehicle rams into tricycle in Onitsha

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed that three persons died in an accident involving an articulated vehicle and a tricycle on Mgbuka-Nkpor road in Onitsha.

Burglar dies after jumping from two storey building

The Imo state police command, on Friday, said that a suspected burglar, name Uche Akunacha, male, 41-year-old, died after he jumped from a window to escape.

Pastor stabs wife to death, kills self during church service

Worshippers of Ground For Jesus Church were on Sunday left in shock after the pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during a church service in Mombasa, Kenya.

Two die, four injured in road accident in Ogun

The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday said that two persons died while four others sustained injuries in an accident at Nasfat Area, Atan-Idiroko Road.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Rivers ‘serial killer’ makes U-turn, pleads not guilty

Suspected serial killer Gracious David West has pleaded not guilty to all the 10-count charges read against him in court yesterday.

Police: Permanent secretary, pregnant wife, two kids burnt to death in Benue

The Acting Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Seker Akaa, his pregnant wife and two kids were burnt to death in a fire incident in Makurdi early hours of Monday.

Man jilted by girlfriend commits suicide

The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.