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Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

IPOB: NSCDC, police, others to maintain peace during Nnamdi Kanu’s parents burial

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abia command, says it will collaborate with other sister security agencies to provide security at the burial of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Acting-Director-General of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Hadiza Dagabana.

NIMC chief explains new ID requirement for JAMB candidates

Rationale behind the newly introduced identification requirement for writing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), which recently directed all prospective candidates for the 2020 edition to obtain National Identification Number (NIN), has been further explained by the Acting-Director-General of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Hadiza Dagabana.

NGO sensitises Nigerians on down syndrome

The Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria (DSFN), has embarked on an awareness campaign to sensitise Nigerians on the need to shun all sorts discrimination against persons with disabilities, particularly Down Syndrome.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Xenophobia: IGP places AIGs, CPs on red alert

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered water-tight security around embassies, foreign missions, foreigners and their businesses within the country.

New law: No marriage without sickle cell-free certificate in Anambra

The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to control and eradicate sickle cell in the state, with a provision that no marriage would be entered into without the couple possessing a certificate declaring them free of sickle cell anemia.

Sickle cell law: Priests, Parents risk imprisonment in Anambra

Anambra State House of Assembly, has enacted a law to control and eradicate Sickle cell anemia in the state.
Helen Paul

Nollywood celebrities react to Regina Daniel’s alleged marriage

Popular comedienne, Helen Paul, has raised concerns over various troll comments on the alleged marriage of a 20-year-old actress Regina Daniel to a famous billionaire businessman, Ned Nwoko.

Suspect: Why I raped my mother and mother-in-law

A 32-year-old farmer in Kaduna state, identified as Shekari David, has confessed to raping his mother and mother-in-law, saying a spirit pushes him to older women.

Expert attributes student poor performance to phone addiction

A medical doctor in Kano State, Dr Tijjani Haruna, has attributed poor academic performance among some students to phone addiction.

Raising children in an increasingly competitive world

At the parent-teacher session in a school, a mother was told that her son didn’t always pay attention in class. “For example, he’ll do the wrong page in the workbook”, explained the teacher, “he will not submit assignments on due dates and I have even found him sitting in the wrong desk.”

Blame parents for cultism – Concerned citizens

Some concerned Nigerians have attributed the increase in cultism in the country to the negligence of parents and some lapses in the education system.

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Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: I have the team to qualify for 2022 AFCON, World Cup

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted that 2022 will be tough for Nigeria’s senior national football team because of the loaded qualifiers his team would have to negotiate to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo guber: Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s confession shows he is unfit to be governor ― PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the confession by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the September 19 Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is a vindication of the position of the APC former national chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as governor of the state.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC, road transport unions adopt resolutions on interstate travels

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Road Transport Unions have adopted resolutions towards enforcing COVID-19 protocol in the post interstate transportation restriction.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ex-SSG: I’m not leaving APC, but won’t support Governor Akeredolu’s re-election

Former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Honourable Ifedayo Abegunde, said he would not defect to another party and would also not support Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE market capitalisation opens week with N162 billion loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation opened the week on Monday with a loss of N162 billion in a day.