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A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to swindle the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama.
The Rivers State Police Command has launched a search for five oil workers who were kidnapped along the OML 55 operational area in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.
A suspected initiation ceremony for new members into a cult group for students of Federal Polytechnic Bida has been stopped by officers of the Niger state Police Command.
Confirming the arrest, the state Police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects were arrested on Sunday at about 12:45pm, while initiating new members into their secret cult group at Ukulu forest in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra state.
The Controller General, Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Ja’afaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of Zone ‘C’ Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Prison Assistant 1, Umar Adamu, from the Service for the offence of trafficking (smuggling) illicit drugs into the prison yard for prisoners.
Ahead of November 2 governorship election in Kogi State, thugs suspected to be members of the ruling party – All Progressive Congress and the opposition People’s Democratic Party had a bloody clash on Sunday afternoon at Ayingba leaving one dead with many sustaining various degrees of injuries.
The Police Command in Cross River State have paraded 19 suspected criminals who were allegedly involved in crimes such as attempted murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.
About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The Police in Rivers say they have secured the unconditional release of four abducted staffers of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
Nigerian Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history in the Texas high school which was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The ECOWAS Task Force on the region’s single currency would meet in June to give the assessment on the studies of the currency, President of the commission, Mr Jean-Claude Brou, has said.
Pep Guardiola insisted on Thursday that he has complete confidence in his bosses at Manchester City ahead of UEFA’s ruling on their participation in the Champions League, as his side prepares for this weekend’s FA Cup final against Watford.