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Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Sokoto rerun hitch free, declaration of results begins – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says Saturday’s Legislative rerun elections in Sokoto was hitch-free with no report of violence or serious challenges.
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Sokoto rerun: Election commences peacefully, turnout impressive

The Saturday legislative re-run election has commenced peacefully in Sokoto with a high turnout of voters in Sokoto South and Sokoto North Local Government Areas of the state.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration rescues nine girls being trafficked to Lebanon, Dubai, others

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Immigration service prevents trafficking of nine girls

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked.

Police arrest traditional ruler over murder of officer

The FCT Police Command has arrested the Chief of Ushafa in Bwari Area Council, Alhaji Mohammed Baba, following the alleged killing of a police officer by a mob at his palace.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police rescue 20 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command said it had rescued 20 victims that were allegedly kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on January 14.
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Murder: Police interrogate Oko Oloyun’s escorts, staff

The Oyo State Police Command said on Friday, that the two police escorts attached to a popular Yoruba herbal manufacturer, Alhaji Fatai Yusuff, killed by some unknown gunmen are being questioned at the homicide section of State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID Iyaganku, Ibadan.
Oyo state Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Gbenga Fadeyi has confirmed the murder of popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert, Mr Fatai Yusuf, otherwise known as Oko Oloyun

Police: How Fatai Yusuf was shot dead

Oyo State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, has confirmed the murder of popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert, Mr Fatai Yusuf, otherwise known as Oko Oloyun.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Armed robbers invade MTN office in Kebbi

The Kebbi Police Command has confirmed the invasion of the MTN office in Tudun Wada area of Birnin Kebbi by three armed robbers on Wednesday. =

Police arrest inspector for ‘beating widow to death’ in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the arrest of a Police Inspector attached to the state police command, Bassey Ikpe, for the alleged murder of a widow.

NMA: Doctors’ negligence should not warrant violence

The Kwara Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association has expressed worry over the recent attacks on medical personnel, especially doctors, adding that no level of negligence on the part of doctors should warrant jungle justice.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC counters police, says seven dead in Katsina auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has disputed the claims of the police about an accident along Mai’adua-Shargalle Road, Mashi Local Government Area, Katsina State, on Monday.

Group threatens to sue Auchi polytechnic, issues 14 days ultimatum

A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration intercepts 42 bags of smuggled foreign rice in Katsina

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has intercepted 42 bags of foreign rice at Kankara axis of Katsina State.
Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.

Nigerian agronomist Lekan Are passes on at 86

Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS confirms release of abducted Borno aid workers

The Department of State Services has confirmed the release of five aid workers from captivity in Borno State.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police assure of safe rescue of kidnap victims along Kaduna-Zaria highway

The Kaduna State Police Command, says it will ensure the safe rescue of all those kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on Tuesday.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA to partner Anambra drug control body on fight against illicit drug

The Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has said it will partner more with the State Drug Control Committee in this 2020 to spread its campaign against drug abuse to more communities in the State.

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Cristiano Ronaldo in historic 1,000th match against SPAL

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his 1,000th senior appearance of his illustrious career when Juventus travel to SPAL in Serie A today.
Carlo Ancelotti says Everton are ready for an acid test of their revival under his leadership as the Champions League hopefuls head to Arsenal on Sunday at the start of a tough run of games.

Everton face stern test of Carlo Ancelotti-led revival

Ancelotti’s side has taken 17 points from his eight Premier League matches in charge — a return bettered only by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool (24) over the same period — and have moved from 15th to ninth since the Italian arrived in December.
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Report: Chelsea favourites in race to land Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana

Daily Mail reported earlier this month that the Cameroon international is also understood to be interested in a move to Tottenham Hotspur, but it appears Frank Lampard’s men have moved ahead of them in the race.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Official: Soldiers kill 13 bandits in Zamfara, Kebbi

No fewer than 13 armed bandits have been killed by the military under Operation Hadarin Daji in several villages in the war theatre area covering the three states of Zamfara, Katsina and Kebbi.
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Diogo Jota wanted by Manchester United this summer

The 23-year-old joined Wolves from Atletico Madrid for £11.72 million in 2018 after a year-long loan at the club.