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JOHESU Strike: Red Cross takes over patients management at Sokoto specialist hospital

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.

APC congress: Protest in Niger over consensus candidates

Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.

Ramadan: Jigawa slashes working hours, half day on Fridays

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 of herdsmen’s attack engulfs Anambra community

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.

Police debunk rumour of planned herdsmen attack in Anambra

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.

Customs strengthens border security over codeine ban

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 Abubakar renames College of Education in Kangere

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has approved the renaming of College of Education Kangere to Adamu Tafawa Balewa College Of Ed‎ucation, Kangere.

Four feared dead, six injured in Ogun as Customs, smugglers clash

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.

Ex-agitators allege plot to distract presidential amnesty coordinator

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.

Nigeria Customs seizes rice, vegetable oil worth N7.6m

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.

Three die in Ogun road accident

Three persons died while five sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving two vehicles at Alakara on the Owode-Idiroko highway on Tuesday.

45 Bodies recovered after armed bandits attack Kaduna village

Armed bandits on Saturday massacred scores of people in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State.

Modibbo Adama university expels 5 students over riot

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.

Kano Fire Service saves 16 lives, goods worth N70 million in April

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.

VIO to clamp down on unauthorised car marts in FCT

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.

Unknown motorcyclists terrorise Bauchi residents, stab pedestrians at night

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.

Ondo FRSC loses sector commander

The Ondo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Vincent Jack, has reportedly died on Wednesday.

Two arrested for alleged gang-rape of teenager during sanitation in Ogun

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.

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UNHCR, NCFRMI register 21,291 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria

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.

Governor Obiano: It’s time for Ndigbo to ask Nigeria hard questions

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.

Trader allegedly bathed neighbour with hot pepper

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.

Businessman in court over alleged attempt to defile minor

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.

Niger government approves N145 million to determine quantity of crude oil deposit

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.