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Police nab five over alleged murder of suspected abductor

The Police Command in Niger State has arrested five persons for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.g

Three students held for Niger university ‘robbery’

Three students of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai in Niger State have been arrested for the off campus robbery incident which occurred on Monday morning when robbers raided a 25-room off campus hostel of the university dispossessing the occupants of their phones, laptops, Ipads, clothing, jewelry and other valuables.

Armed robbers invade Niger university, raid students’ hostel

Students of the Niger State-owned Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University (IBBU) Lapai, got their own share of the rising insecurity in the state as heavily-armed robbers in the early hours of Monday raided the off-campus hostel of the University, catering always money and other students’ belongings.
The Lagos State Government on Friday intercepted a truck coming from Jigawa State, filled with 123 men and 48 motorcycles.

Lagos: Arrest of 123 suspects a routine security check

The Lagos State Government said on Saturday that Friday’s arrest of 123 suspects by the State Task Force was nothing more than a routine security check.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Two feared dead as APC supporters clash in Niger

No fewer than two people have been killed in Niger State after two rival groups clashed ahead of the rescheduled local government election slated for November this year.

Police nab two fake spiritualists

Niger State Police Command has nabbed two fake spiritualists, who specialised in defrauding people.

NSC urges stakeholders to patronise Kaduna inland dry port

Mr Muhammad Abubakar, the Director, Abuja Liaison Office, Nigerian Shippers Council, has urged stakeholders in the sector to patronise the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to enjoy its benefits.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Sallah: Governor Tambuwal promises to complete ongoing projects

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has promised to complete all the ongoing projects across the state and initiate new ones for the progress of the state.

Eid-el-Fitr: Prayers, actions needed against insecurity – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has said the Federal Government needs prayers and actions, to combat insecurity.

Governor Tambuwal promises to reposition Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has promised to reposition and strengthen the Sokoto State for the benefit of all.
President Buhari receives in audience Northern Governors Forum in State House on 27th May 2019 2

President Buhari: I’m working to end banditry, kidnapping

The President stated this while meeting with governors of some northern states at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was called to discuss security challenges.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari, Northern governors meet over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari and some northern state governors are meeting in Abuja over insecurity challenges.

Niger Police halt cult initiation of Bida Poly students

A suspected initiation ceremony for new members into a cult group for students of Federal Polytechnic Bida has been stopped by officers of the Niger state Police Command.
Leah Sharibu

Ramadan: MURIC urges Muslim faithful to pray for release of Leah Sheribu, Chibok girls,...

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on the Nigerian Muslims to use the Holy month of Ramadan to supplicate for the freedom of Christian girls like Leah Sharibu and other Chibok girls.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap UBEC chairman, daughter, kill driver

Armed men have reportedly blocked the Kaduna-Abuja highway, opened fire on some vehicles and abducted two people.

Police apprehend four armed robbers in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Police Command has said that four suspected armed robbers unleashing terror and killing of commercial motorcycles in the state have been arrested.
nigeria police

Man allegedly hacks brother to death over loan

The police in Niger State have arrested a 45-year-old, Idris Aliyu of Daka’agi village in Wushishi Local Government Area, for allegedly killing his younger brother, Aliyu Aliyu.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa government inaugurates committee on minimum wage

The Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, has inaugurated a 15-member committee for the review and negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the state workers.

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In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Oseloka Obaze: Central bank cashless policy discriminatory

Former diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has faulted the new policy on cash withdrawal and deposit by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, describing it as discriminatory.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.