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Twelve staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Edo Command, were on Saturday given cheques for more than three million naira to support their treatment for injuries sustained during the #EndSARS protest.
Two women, Nneka Ayaene and Chineye Okoh, have been nabbed by operatives of the Anambra State Police Command for disfiguring a 10-year-old house help, Chidinma Nworie Ani, with hot water.
A governorship aspirant for the 2021 polls in Anambra State, Dr Chidozie Nwankwo, has said that the only way the All Progressives Congress, APC, could win the November 2021 election is by injecting new blood into the affairs of the party in the state.
Unspecified number of armed robbers and kidnappers detained at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Edo State police command, have reportedly escaped from detention.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday recounted some of his successes in 2020 despite the myriad of challenges facing the nation, urging residents to maintain a positive outlook for the new year.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Nigerian broadcast media to take the lead in telling the Nigerian story in order to guard against distortion of facts by a section of the foreign media.
Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President in a statement in Abuja, said the beneficiaries expressed their feelings in randomly selected testimonials collated by the presidency.
Against the backdrop of attacks by suspected cultists and criminal elements, particularly escapee and jailed criminals who escaped from two Prisons facilities in Benin and Oko, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the deployment of Five (5) Mobile Police Units in Edo state.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has rejected the report by Amnesty International on the Lekki shootings.
Twenty-five of the 1,900 inmates who escaped from the Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centres in Benin City have voluntarily surrendered to correctional authorities.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today docked for fraud Pius Ugochukwu Ezeokafor, a former Director of Physical Planning, and now Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that people allegedly involved in the kidnap of two-year-old twins of an Oyo cleric, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice.
The Oyo State chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has reaffirmed support and loyalty to its governorship candidate in the 2019 elections, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, promising to stand by him in “whatever political decisions he makes.”
A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
Argentina has detected its first case of a British-identified coronavirus variant that appears to be more infectious, authorities said Saturday.
Liverpool’s mercurial forward, Mohammed Salah, has stated that the Reds “need to win” their North-West derby against bitter rivals Manchester United because of the high stakes involved.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has, following the federal directive that all schools in Nigeria resume on Monday, January 18, urged the Federal Government to provide COVID-19 support fund for universities and polytechnics to combat the infection.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, says that for Nigeria to achieve a peaceful resolution of interpersonal and communal disputes, the Federal Government must partner with traditional institutions.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Saturday, said that 16 ships had berthed at the Lagos ports and were discharging petroleum products and food stuff, according to Shipping Position, an NPA publication.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd) as Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
After two days of meetings with Malian political and civil-society figures, the mediator for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), former Nigerian president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, said he had no doubt that Mali’s post-coup interim administration would hand over power to civilians within the agreed 18-month deadline.
The Northern Governors’ Forum has commiserated with the Government and people of Gombe, over the death of the fifteenth Mai Tangale, Dr. Abdu Maisheru II, who died on Jan. 10 at 72.
Gov. Samuel Ortom, while announcing his death on Monday in Makurdi, said the retired colonel died on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the age of 65.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has warned that the quit notice by a muslim group demanding the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Kukah to tender an unreserved apology over his Christmas Day message or leave Sokoto State, is capable of causing the disintegration of the country.