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Parents, children die after eating guinea corn flour

Husband, wife and their two children have been reportedly dead at Danko chiefdom village in Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State.

Four family members die after consuming meal of guinea corn flour

A husband, wife and their children have been reported dead at Danko chiefdom, Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State after consuming the meal prepared from guinea corn flour.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnappers of deceased’s daughter-in-law demand N100m ransom

Gunmen that killed a businessman and abducted his daughter-in-law in Kebbi, have demanded N100 million ransom from the family for the release of the woman.

Man arrested for hiding in bank’s ceiling in Kebbi

A man who reportedly sneaked into the ceiling of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State with plans to rob it has been arrested.

Gunmen kill businessman, kidnap son’s wife in Kebbi

Gunmen early Sunday morning killed a businessman in Gulma town of Kebbi, Yusuf Garkar-Bore, and abducted his daughter-in-law, Aisha Yusuf.

29-year-old student commits suicide in Kebbi

A 29-year student of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin-Kebbi, and resident of Badariya area identified as Solomon Benedict, has committed suicide over his financial plight.

Gunmen kill housewife, daughter In Kebbi

The police in Kebbi are investigating the murder of a housewife and her three year-old daughter in Dole Kaina village of Dandi local government area of the state.

Student sentenced to prison for phone theft

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 22-year-old student, Ahmadu Suleiman, to 10 days imprisonment for stealing a cell phone valued at N10,000.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.