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Members of the Red Cross Society of Nigeria have taken over patients management at Sokoto Specialist Hospital to cushion the effect of JOHESU strike in the state.
Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.
The Jigawa Government has approved the reduction of official working hours in the state by two hours between Monday and Thursday and by 4 hours on Fridays.
Fear engulfed Agu-Awka area of Awka, capital of Anambra State, yesterday, over alleged threats by Fulani herdsmen; to attack residents after one of them was declared missing in the area.
The Anambra State Police Command has dismissed rumours of a planned attack on residents of Agu Awka part of the Awka capital territory by herdsmen.
Owing to the ban on the manufacturing of codeine, other hard drugs and the tendency of smuggling prohibited substances into the country through boarders, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has further strengthened its border checks and security for codeine.
Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has approved the renaming of College of Education Kangere to Adamu Tafawa Balewa College Of Education, Kangere.
No fewer than four persons were feared dead, while six others sustained gunshot wounds on Saturday in Ogun State as operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and smugglers engaged in a shootout at Ilara, in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area.
The Forum of Niger Delta ex-agitators enlisted in the second phase of the Presidential Amnesty Programme said on Friday that it had uncovered a plot by a retired major of the Nigerian Army, who was until recently a staff of the Amnesty Office, to distract the new Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo.
The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has impounded 571 bags of foreign parboiled rice in 50 kilograms bags, each and 49 kegs of 25kg litres of vegetable oil with Duty Paid Value, DPV of N7.6 milion in one week.
Armed bandits on Saturday massacred scores of people in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State.
The Moddibo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, has expelled five students for gross misconduct and involvement in the riot that led to the closure of the university in February.
The Kano State Fire Service on Friday said it saved 16 lives and goods worth N70 million from 86 fire outbreaks in the state in April.
The FCT Directorate of Roads Traffic Services (DRTS) also known as Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO), says the agency will close down unauthorised Car Marts in the territory.
Bauchi residents now live in fear following the activities of unknown motorcyclists who have resorted to stabbing unsuspecting pedestrians and zooming off on their bikes.
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two men for allegedly gang-raping a 14-year-old girl in Obantoko, in the Odeda Local Government Area of the state.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) have so far registered 21,291 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria.
Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.
A 27-year-old trader, Uloma Mogaji, who allegedly bathed her neighbour with hot pepper paste during a fight, was on Thursday brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
A 43-year-old businessman, Nwajide Ekenenna, was on Thursday arraigned by the police in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for attempted sexual intercourse with a minor.
The Niger Government on Thursday said that it had approved N145 million for a consultation into determining the quantity of hydro-carbon (crude oil) deposit in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen, Tukur Buratai, on the happenings in the Nigerian Army as well as latest security situations across the country.
The Nasarawa State Government has closed down 10 private schools for operating illegally in Lafia, the state capital.
Brent crude oil rose above $80 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by concern that falling Venezuelan crude output and a potential drop in Iranian exports could further tighten global supply.
Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has asked the Bayelsa State government to facilitate the reinstatement of some staff of Niger Delta University (NDU) who were allegedly disengaged by the governing council.
Security has been beefed up at strategic locations in Benin, ahead of the Edo State congress of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday.