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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA unveils vehicles, motorbikes for road traffic services

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday unveiled 22 operational vehicles and 60 motorcycles for the use of Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS).
Lagos State government on Sunday announced that over 1500 accidents involving tricycles were reported across the state from 2015 till 2019 while over 70 people died and 250 injured within the same period.

Lagos records 1500 tricycles accidents in four years

Lagos State government on Sunday announced that over 1500 accidents involving tricycles were reported across the state from 2015 till 2019 while over 70 people died and 250 injured within the same period, saying it was resolved to halt the abuse of traffic laws by motorcycle popularly called Okada and tricycle riders plying routes in the state as the menace can no longer be condoned.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Police arrest 114 robbery suspects in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops overrun Boko Haram terrorists with indigenous MRAP

Nigerian Army has said its troops in the Northeast theatre of operations have tested the recently inducted indigenous Mines Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles against Boko Haram terrorists in recent encounters.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops overrun Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 207 children

The Nigerian Army says, its troops in the North East theatre of operations have tested the recently inducted indigenous Mines Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles against Boko Haram terrorists in recent encounters.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram terrorists killed in foiled Michika attack

Many Boko Haram insurgents may have been killed and a couple of soldiers injured during a gun battle between the insurgents and security forces in Michika, Adamawa State on Thursday evening.

Senator Mark’s Benue residence gutted by fire

There was a minor fire outbreak at the residence of David Mark, former senate president, at Otukpo in Benue state, on Thursday.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governors lauds Nigerian Army on insurgency fight

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has commended the Nigerian Army in tackling the activities of Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast and restoration of peace in Adamawa state.

Suspect: How I raped woman, killed her child

A 37-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Oduola Gbenga, who raped a woman and killed her five-year-old boy on Friday explained how he committed the heinous act.

Restrictions of Keke Napep the most difficult decision – FCT minister

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello said that the restriction placed on commercial tricycle operators to certain parts of the city was one of the most difficult decisions that the FCT administration had to make.

18 jihadists killed by Burkina Faso police

Burkina Faso authorities said 18 “terrorists” were killed when they attempted to attack a police base in the north of the country, where security services have been struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt.

Eight die in early morning road accident in Lokoja

At least eight persons were confirmed dead in a ghastly accident that occurred in the early hours of Monday in Lokoja, Kogi State.
In nearby Vinto, an opposition mob stormed the municipal headquarters and dragged the mayor, Patricia Arce, into the street before setting the building ablaze.

Mob attacks Bolivian mayor with paint, cuts hair

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.
The controversial chairman of Ogun chapter of Labour Party Chairman, Comrade Arabambi Oluwafemi Abayomi and chairpersons of 79 other political parties under the aegis of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have pledged support for the administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun.

IPAC leaders declare support for Ogun governor

The controversial chairman of Ogun chapter of Labour Party Chairman, Comrade Arabambi Oluwafemi Abayomi and chairpersons of 79 other political parties under the aegis of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have pledged support for the administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to commence importation of electric cars, tricycles

Arrangements are being made by Ebonyi State government to commence the importation of electric cars, tricycles, and other automobiles to the state. This arrangement is at the finishing stage.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen abduct philanthropist’s father in Katsina

Gunmen on Wednesday abducted Mallam Abdu Tela, the father of a philanthropist, Alhaji Ali Abdu, in Dayi town in the Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos government to auction 53 cars seized over traffic offences

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has concluded plans to auction 53 vehicles for violating traffic rules.
Along with Benin, Niger, which shares a 1,500-kilometre (900-mile) border with Nigeria, has been badly hit by the closure of Nigeria’s border.

Nigeriens groan as Nigeria’s border closure hits hard

Along with Benin, Niger, which shares a 1,500-kilometre (900-mile) border with Nigeria, has been badly hit by the closure of Nigeria’s border.

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Plateau governor commends security agents over rescue of kidnapped aid workers

Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong commended the security agencies particularly the Department of State Services for the rescue of five kidnapped aid workers by the Boko Haram terrorist group including Jennifer Ukambomg Samuel, a nurse from Plateau State.
Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

Soldiers invade, raze Bayelsa community — in pictures

Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

PDP threatens civil disobedience over ‘nation’s drift’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.

Another building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building has collapsed around Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

NESG: How AfCFTA will impact economy

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.