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Police engage robbers, kill one in Taraba

The police in Taraba have engaged a gang of robbers and kidnappers, killing one and arresting three at the Borno Bukuruku in Bali Local government.

Gunmen assassinate market chief in Benue

There was pandemonium at the GRA area of Katsina-Ala township after some gunmen, early hours of Saturday shot dead a market chief in Katsina-Ala local Government area of Benue State.

Police rescue two kidnapped girls in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa said they had rescued two female teenagers, abducted by a gunman in Agbura, near Azikoro village in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.

Thousands march in France against Emmanuel Macron reforms

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday to demonstrate against Emmanuel Macron’s policies, but the turnout fell short of expectations and the president said nothing would stop his economic reforms.

Bayelsa government to pay burial expenses of Amassoma protest victims

The Bayelsa State government has said it would pick the bills of the injured and the burial expenses of the victims of the protest by the women and youths of Amassoma at the Niger Delta University, NDU, Wilberforce Island, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

JAMB assures of transparent system, conducts exams for 16 agencies

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has restated its commitment to operate a transparent system in conducting examinations in the country.

Nasarawa council polls: Residents, observers decry late distribution of electoral materials

Residents of Nasarawa and election observers have decried the delay in the distribution of electoral materials for the local government elections taking place across the state on Saturday.

Democracy Day: Police uncover plots to cause mayhem in Delta

The Delta State police command has uncovered alleged plots by members of the outlaws Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to disrupt the peace in the state during the May 29 (Democracy Day) celebration.

Niger Delta University to reopen soon as Governor Dickson settles Amassoma crisis

The Bayelsa State Government, on Friday, took positive steps to resolve the crisis that engulfed Amassoma community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state.

JAMB: Police recruitment candidates didn’t write Arabic language test

Authorities of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board have denied the rumour that candidates for the Police recruitment exercise wrote an examination in Arabic.

Russian police arrest man who vandalised ‘Ivan the Terrible’ painting

Russian police on Saturday said they arrested a man for vandalising one of the best known works of 19th century painter Ilya Repin, depicting Ivan the Terrible killing his son, at a gallery in Moscow.

Vegetable seller bags five years for stealing car from accident scene

A vegetable vendor, Sindiwo Mlotshwa, 41 from Bulawayo in Zimbabwe has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing a car from an accident scene and converting it into a taxi.

Ekiti guber: Army, Police can’t rescue Kayode Fayemi from defeat – Governor Fayose

The governors of Ekiti and River States, Ayodele Fayose and Nyesom Wike, respectively, yesterday said the deployment of soldiers and police won’t save the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, from being disgraced in the July 14 governorship poll.

37,000 police applicants nationwide take JAMB exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Friday conducted a recruitment examination for about 37,000 police applicants across the country into the Nigeria Police Force.

Police conduct hitch-free computer-based test for intending recruits in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has successfully conducted a hitch-free Computer Based Test (CBT) for its intending recruit in Enugu State.The Enugu State Police Command has successfully conducted a hitch-free Computer Based Test (CBT) for its intending recruit in Enugu State.

NGOs demand the release of 26 activists in Niger

Ten international NGOs including Amnesty International and Oxfam called on Friday for the release of 26 civil society activists detained since March after a banned demonstration in Niamey.

Police recover Gombe Assembly mace

The police in Gombe state has recovered the mace of the state house of assembly which was stolen on Thursday.

Pharmacist faces N3.8 million fraud charge

A 28-year-old pharmacist, Chinonso Odinaka, was on Friday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N3.8 million from a businessman under false pretences.

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