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Four family members die after consuming meal of guinea corn flour

A husband, wife and their children have been reported dead at Danko chiefdom, Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State after consuming the meal prepared from guinea corn flour.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Cultism: We’ve submitted Rivers university lecturers’ names to DSS – governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike said on Wednesday that his administration had forwarded the names of lecturers in the Rivers State University to the Department of State Services for profiling.

Police arrest suspected armed robbery kingpin, recover guns, ammunition

The police said it recovered a locally made pistol, two cartridges and assorted handsets from the suspect.
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Suspected fake medical doctor arrested in Osun

The Police Command, Zone XI, in Osogbo, Osun State, on Thursday said it had arrested a 30-year-old suspected fake medical doctor, Rafiu Naheem, in Inisa, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun.

Chinese firm sealed for alleged forgery, trademark counterfeiting

The Importers Association of Nigeria Special Taskforce has sealed off a Chinese firm, Aokete Lighting Electronics Industries Ltd., for alleged forgery and trademark counterfeiting.

Governor Ambode set to inaugurate projects till May 26

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is set to inaugurate multiple projects embarked on and completed by his administration in the last four years.
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Police nab three for alleged murder in Niger

The Police Command in Niger State has arrested three persons for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in Burgu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Inspector allegedly assaults, detains sergeant’s pregnant wife

A police woman simply identified as Inspector Justina has been accused of assaulting a Sergeant’s 26-year-old pregnant wife Mrs. Usuman at the MOPOL 20 Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos.

Kaduna residents protest abduction of two pregnant women, three others

Residents of ‎Nariya community in Kaduna state on Sunday came out in large number to protest against the kidnapping of two pregnant women, three others in the area.

Gunmen kill 1, injure 3 others in Plateau

Gunmen on Wednesday killed a 42 year-old man, Mr Mahan Ishaya, and injured three others in Daffo town of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.

Tensions as policemen kill NURTW chairman in Akwa Ibom

There is palpable tension in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital following the gruesome murder of the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Comrade Ubong Udo Udofia, by angry Policemen.

Gunmen attack trader at ATM stand

Tina Osaretin, a trader, was attacked by gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday while operating an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in a bank along Uselu-Lagos road.

Nigerian Army warns trouble makers to steer clear of South-East

Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Kabuk, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, has warned trouble makers to steer clear of the entire South-East.

Eid-el-Fitr: Police assure of adequate security in Jigawa

“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Bala Zama, has also directed all the DPOs in the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state to intensify patrol in their respective areas,” he said.

Four students killed, scores wounded as cultists clash in Imo

No fewer than four students of the Imo State University Owerri were on Sunday feared dead after two rival cult groups clashed in Owerri, the state capital.

Lagos government steps up fight against domestic violence

The Lagos State Government has stepped up its fight against incidents of Domestic, Sexual Violence and Child Abuse with the equipping of all Family Support Units within the State Police Command with gadgets including phones, laptops and printers.

Police declare couple wanted over alleged N63 million fraud

The Police Command in Enugu State has declared a couple wanted for alleged N63 million forgery and fraud in a mortgage institution.

Man arrested for impregnating 14-year-old daughter

A 40-year-old man, Dominic Johnson, has been arrested and arraigned for defiling his 14-year old daughter and impregnating her.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.