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The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army: Seven terrorists killed, eight others crippled by own IEDs in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said that seven terrorists died when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for troops in Lamba’a forest along Jakana-Mainok road in Borno.
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Insecurity: Katsina governor calls for Mobile Police empowerment

Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Friday advocated for the empowerment of the Police Mobile unit to reduce the over stretching of the Nigeria Army to fight the menace of armed bandits and other societal ills in the the country.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops kill 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Fifteen members of the Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed during a fierce fight with troops at Jigalta village, 27 kilometres from Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State in the northeast Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday proposed a capital expenditure of N46 billion for the Ministry of Health in the 2020 appropriation bill he submitted to the National Assembly.

Budget 2019: President Buhari proposes N46 billion for capital expenditure in health

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday proposed a capital expenditure of N46 billion for the Ministry of Health in the 2020 appropriation bill he submitted to the National Assembly.

Ecobank calls for collaborative efforts to fight cybercrime

Nigerian bank, Ecobank Nigeria Limited has advocated continuous collaboration by all stakeholders in the fight against cybercrimes in the country.g
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12 Nigerian nationals arrested in Malaysia for overstaying visas

Twelve Nigerians were among 14 foreigners arrested by Malaysian Immigration Department on Thursday when its men busted an illegal online gambling operations at a condominium in Kajang.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief warns political actors to play by the rules

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Bayelsa and Kogi states stakeholders of adequate security during the November 16 governorship elections.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police arrest 1,151 high profile suspects in two months

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has said a total of 1,151 high profile suspects had been arrest across the country between September and October, this year.

NCAA bans Apple MacBook Pro from flights

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NACA) has announced the ban of certain models of Apple MacBook Pro from all flights, whether as cargo, or in passengers’ carry-on luggage.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA warns youths to stop inhaling latrine stench, gutter

The Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Gombe State, Aliyu Adole, has warned youths in the state to desist from inhaling stench from pit latrine and gutter.
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Police nab man with fresh human parts

Ogun State Police Command has paraded a man, identified as Olatunji Koleoso, who was allegedly caught with fresh human parts in his vehicle.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA arrests 16, recovers 672.6g of hemp in Jigawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 16 suspects drug dealers and recovered 672.6g of substance suspected to be hemp during a raid in Dutse.

Police: Eight women found dead in Rivers hotels

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that eight female have so far been killed by suspected serial killers in different hotels in Port Harcourt and environs in the last two months.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: Community, not state police suitable for Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.

Dirty notes: Central bank’s deadline ends today

The three-month deadline set by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for bank customers to deposit dirty naira notes in their banks will elapse at the close of business today.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Customs seizes smuggled oil in Kebbi

The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF jets bombards more terrorists camps, kills scores in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said its Air Task Force (ATF), working under Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has destroyed more terrorists camps and killed scores of Boko Haram terrorists at Yuwe ‘C’ in Borno State.

Government shuts cooking gas plants over ‘safety defaults’

Three cooking gas plants at Ijede in Ikorodu Local Government Area in Lagos State have been sealed off for allegedly operating illegally.

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Trials of Abdulrasheed Maina, son begin Friday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will formally arraign alleged pension looter, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Friday.

2020 Budget: Senator Ndume, General Buratai, others in closed door meeting

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Army on Tuesday met with the leadership of the Nigerian Army behind closed doors at the Defence Headquarters Abuja.

ICPC declares Okoi Obono-Obla wanted

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Okoi Obono-Obla, former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) wanted.
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NPC: More children are dying in Bauchi, Gombe

The National Population Commission (NPC) has decried high level of infants death in Bauchi and Gombe states, saying the Child mortality rate is on the higher level across the country.

38,000 people die from tobacco, alcohol in Sri Lanka annually

About 38,000 people have been reported dead from the excessive use of alcohol and tobacco in Sri Lanka yearly, local media reports, quoting medical experts from the Sri Lanka Medical Association.