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Police: Four expatriates kidnapped in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed that a gang of suspected kidnappers on Saturday night abducted four foreign nationals along Gbugbu-Lafiagi Road in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara.

Recruitment: Police to conduct mop-up screening exercise for applicants

“The Yobe State Police Command wishes to inform the general public and the successful shortlisted applicants for the 2019 recruitment, who missed the exercise with genuine reason with proof, that July 22 is set for the mop-up screening exercise,” Abdulhafeez said.

NSC urges stakeholders to patronise Kaduna inland dry port

Mr Muhammad Abubakar, the Director, Abuja Liaison Office, Nigerian Shippers Council, has urged stakeholders in the sector to patronise the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to enjoy its benefits.

Police refute video clip of herdsmen expulsion in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has refuted the video clip showing youths of Oduma Community in Aninri Local Government Area of the state chasing herdsmen away from the community.
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Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Uniben student jumps to death

300-level student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), simply identified as Ephraim, has died after jumping down from B series of the Faculty of Arts building.

18 escape death as bus ram into cattle

The auto crash occurred at a steep portion of Efon Alaaye-Esa Oke highway close to the border between Ekiti and Osun states where four commuters reportedly sustained severe injuries out of the occupants.

UNIBEN final year student jumps from two-storey building

A yet-to-be identified final year student student of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, has reportedly committed suicide by jumping down from the 2nd floor of a hostel building.

Police dismisses claim of attack on Atiku Abubakar’s witnesses

Zamfara Police Command has denied media reports of attack on witnesses of the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the state.
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Police engage bandits in a gun duel in Katsina

A Team of ‘’Operation Puff Adder’’, led by the Division Police Officer, for Safana local government Area, Katsina State, Saturday night, engaged a group of bandits numbering 300 on motorcycles armed with dangerous weapons who invaded and attacked Kirtawa village, in a gun battle, following distress call from victims in the neighboring villages

Hajj: First batch of Kaduna pilgrims take off

The first set of intending pilgrims (542) from Kaduna State have left Kaduna International Airport on Sunday, for Saudi Arabia for the 2019 Hajj, the Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board of the state has said.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

Hajj: Kogi begins airlift of pilgrims

The Kogi State Hajj Commission has concluded arrangement for the airlifting of the intending pilgrims to the kingdom of Saudi Arable, saying the first batch would take off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on July 15, 2019.

Anambra gets new police commissioner

John Abang has assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in Anambra State Police Command.
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Police kill three at burial in Rivers

Three persons were feared killed, yesterday, following a clash between youths and some policemen at Nkpolu Community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State during the burial of a youth in the area.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu orders 24 hours surveillance on FCT, environs

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday ordered 24 hours surveillance on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs to forestall break down of law and order.

Police arrest 40 Shiites after group allegedly smashed vehicles during protest in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command said it has arrested 40 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites in Abuja.

Customs: Officer who appeared with DCG rank is mentally unstable

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, Nura Dahiru, who appeared in the office wearing the rank of a Deputy Comptroller-General (DCG) on Monday was not in the right frame of mind.

Bakers urge federal government to probe ex-President Jonathan’s N4.3 billion cassava bread intervention fund

Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) has called on the Federal Government to probe the N4.3 billion intervention fund released for the production of cassava bread during former President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.