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DSS cautions against inciting statements

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday cautioned against the use of inciting and unguarded statements capable of causing a ‘breakdown of law and order’.

Customs officer, one other killed in clash with Oyo residents

A customs officer and one other person were killed, on Thursday, when officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Oyo/Osun Command, clashed with some residents of Saki in Oyo State.

Vanuatu coronavirus emergency to remain until end of 2020

Vanuatu’s State of Emergency for COVID-19 will remain in place until Dec. 31 this year and may be extended if the situation warrants an extension.
Members of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, have protested the school’s directives that students, who are preparing for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, lodge in hotels to meet up with the timing of the exam.

Parents protest as Lagos school asks WASSCE candidates to lodge in hotel

Members of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, have protested the school’s directives that students, who are preparing for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, lodge in hotels to meet up with the timing of the exam.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Official: Ten killed as police battle armed bandits in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has killed eight suspected bandits in Batsari Local Government Area of the state.

NANS gives DSS Monday to free #RevolutionNow protesters

The National Association of Nigerian Students, South-West Zone, has given the Department of State Services till Monday to release detained #RevolutionNow protesters.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest two suspects over rape of four underage girls in Niger

The Police command in Niger has arrested two suspects over alleged rape and abuse of four female students of Islamiya school in Maitumbi area of Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.

Two drown in Kano

No fewer than two persons identified as Mustapha Sulaiman (11-year-old) and Abubakar Salisu (27-year-old) have drowned in rivers in Kano State.

SOKAPU: Fulani militia killed 33 in fresh Southern Kaduna attack

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union has said that contrary to the claim by the police, 33 persons were on Wednesday and Thursday killed by Fulani militia in some villages in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab three over alleged culpable homicide, two for kidnapping in Niger

The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged culpable homicide in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One killed as police, ‘Yahoo boys’ clash in Delta

Youths, suspected to be Yahoo Boys, Monday, went on a rampage in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, protesting their alleged brutality and extortion by the police in the area.

22-year-old man drowns in Kano

A 22-year-old, Yusuf Abdullahi, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Danhassan, in Kura Local Government Area of Kano State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police vow to fish out Nasarawa district head’s killers

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has vowed to fish out the killers of the District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police deploy more officers in Southern Kaduna

State Commissioner of Police, Kaduna, Umar Muri, has in a bid to stop further killings deployed more police officers in southern Kaduna.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 27 ‘rapists’ in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested 27 suspected rapists and five alleged cultists in connection with criminal conspiracy, unlawful society, inciting disturbance and Illegal possession of locally made firearms.

Three ‘armed robbers’ set ablaze in failed bank robbery in Oyo

Three armed robbers were on Wednesday set ablaze by angry mob in a failed bank robbery which occurred at First Bank, Okeho in Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police deploy 2,096 personnel in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has deployed 2,096 personnel to ensure hitch-free and peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
The General Assembly of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, on Tuesday, inaugurated a seven-member Interim Management Committee, IMC, headed by Abdullahi Maje, to pilot the affairs of the association for the next six months.

ALGON inaugurates seven-man interim management committee

The General Assembly of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, on Tuesday, inaugurated a seven-member Interim Management Committee, IMC, headed by Abdullahi Maje, to pilot the affairs of the association for the next six months.

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The Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon to Nigeria, Houssam Diab, has disclosed that majority of Nigerian girls in Lebanon were not trafficked into the country.

Majority of Nigerian ladies in Lebanon not smuggled – envoy

The Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon to Nigeria, Houssam Diab, has disclosed that majority of Nigerian girls in Lebanon were not trafficked into the country.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki approves all outstanding promotions in public service

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved all outstanding promotions in the state public service.

Court remands two men over ‘serial robberies with knife, rape’

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday remanded two men in a Custodial Centre in Lagos, over alleged serial robberies, rape of one of their victims and receipt of stolen goods.

Fire outbreak in LASTMA yard guts 11 impounded vehicles

There is a fire outbreak in the yard of Lagos State Transport Management Agency located at Osodi, Lagos.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

FAAN trains NRC personnel on passenger screening

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Friday said it was collaborating with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to train its personnel on passenger screening at train stations.