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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.
Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have arrested Abu Dan-Tabawa, an ally of former Governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, after allegedly holding a secret meeting with bandits in Gusau, the state capital.
The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof Mohammed Nasir Sambo, has disclosed that the institution has requested for funds to procure COVID-19 protective equipment for some security operatives.
Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Iran's security forces of using torture to extract confessions, saying hundreds of people have been jailed since a sweeping crackdown against protests last year.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted another 607 cartons containing 11, 785, 800 tablets loaded with tramadol in Lagos.
The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has disowned the four students arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged internet fraud.
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 16-year-old boy, Adeniyi Muhammed, for allegedly stealing 14 used female pants.
Nine persons have been arrested by the Police in Enugu state for involving in offences of conspiracy, armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm, cultism, and receiving of stolen property.
The Police in Ekiti State have arrested a lady, Mary Idris, for allegedly faking her own kidnap on August 9, 2020, with a view to extorting money from her parents.
Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a child theft and trafficking syndicate including a 39-year-old female pastor identified as Pastor (Mrs.) Mmayen Etim Odiuotip of Land of Testimony Ministry, Marina Road, Oron local government area.
Security operatives in a bid to curtail attacks and isolated killings in Southern Kaduna have arrested some bandits and criminals suspected to be members of gangs disturbing the area.
Operatives of the Ekiti State Task Force on COVID-19 have shut down a popular hotel in Ado Ekiti, Delight Hotel and Suites, for allegedly violating government’s regulations to contain the spread of the virus.
Otuaro said, “The phenomenon of insecurity is known all over the world, and in the Niger Delta region it was more worrisome because the results were not commensurate with the efforts made by government and stakeholders as it is like a dialogue of the deaf,” adding that, “Government and relevant stakeholders in the Niger Delta project cannot afford to relax over the issue of insecurity but must continue in order to have a secured region.”
In Zamfara state, gunmen wielding dangerous weapons have raided Gobirawan Cali communities in Maru Local Government Area and forcefully led over 50 peasants to an unknown destination.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the management of FCT Women Rehabilitation Centre.
The management of Cross River State Water Board has raised an alarm over the huge cost of it operations with an alternative source of electricity to ensure public water supply.
The running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the Edo gubernatorial election, Philip Shaibu, lost the election in his Local Government, Etsako west, to the All Progressives Congress.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) hailed the U.S. for imposing visa restrictions on alleged election offenders in Nigeria.
Dr Benson Alfred Bana, High Commissioner of Tanzania in Nigeria, on Thursday called for stronger trade cooperation and diplomatic relations between Nigeria and his country.
The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Over 30 persons were feared dead in a road accident along Akaeze-Ishiagu highway in Akaeze Development Centre, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has again raised alarm over alleged illegally expenditures in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).