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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT pledges adequate sanitation in communities

The Federal Capital Territory Administration will partner the six Area Councils and other Agencies of government to address challenges of water supply, sanitation and hygiene in rural communities.

Guinea: Two killed in protests against change to constitution

At least one policeman and a protester were killed on Monday during demonstrations in Guinea against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term, officials and residents said.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.

Waste management improves in Umuahia after emergency declaration

Waste management in Umuahia, capital of Abia State, has improved after the declaration of a state of emergency by Governor Okezie Ikpezu recently.
Governor Ganduje with the late Emir Ado Bayero’s portrait presented by Auwalu as he passed through the palace on Wednesday.

Emir Sanusi sacks palace aide for joining Ganduje ‘s victory parade

A popular Kano chief, Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu has been sacked by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and evicted from the palace.
Apple has removed HKmap.live, a crowdsourced mapping app widely used by Hong Kong residents, from the App Store. The app and accompanying web service has been used to mark the locations of police and inform about street closures during the ongoing pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong this year.

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Apple on Thursday removed an app criticised by China for allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track police, as Beijing steps up pressure on foreign companies deemed to be providing support to the pro-democracy movement.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Report: Boko Haram insurgency returning to pre-2015 levels

The Boko Haram crisis is worsening and returning to pre-2015 levels when the insurgents held territories in the north-east, a report by SB Morgen says.
Bala Muhammad

Wild celebration in Bauchi as tribunal upholds governor’s election

Bauchi residents on Monday thronged major streets in the metropolis to celebrate the victory of Gov. Bala Mohammed of PDP at the Election Petition Tribunal.

FCT fire service launches safety clubs in schools

The FCT Fire Service, in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC), is introducing fire safety clubs in public and private secondary schools in the territory.
Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.

Fear in Zamfara over ‘planned’ Boko Haram attacks

Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government lauds residents on monthly sanitation

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Alhaji Tukur Makama, gave the commendation in Kano immediately after the monthly sanitation exercise.‎
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Enugu residents want functional railway transportation

Residents of Enugu State on Saturday urged the Federal Government to revitalise railway transportation system to ease movement of goods and persons.

Armed robbers hit Ekiti bank, kill policeman, empty vault, ATM

Some armed robbers on Thursday attacked a branch of Wema Bank Plc in Ise Ekiti, Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Lagos residents raise alarm over incessant shootings

Some residents of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State have raised alarm over incessant shootings inside the council secretariat.

Police arrest another ‘serial killer’ in Port Harcourt

The police in Port Harcourt have announced the arrest of yet another suspected serial killer linked with the recent killings targeting women in the city.
The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

South African embassy in Nigeria closed after retaliatory attacks

The South African embassy in Lagos, Nigeria, was forced to close its doors on Wednesday after it came under attack, EWN and eNCA reported.

NIS commences e-registration of foreigners in Kwara

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Wednesday, flagged off the electronic registration of non-Nigerians residents in the state, describing the exercise by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as a key step in national security and socio-economic development.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Xenophobia: Hoodlums burn MTN office in Ibadan

Despite appeals from the federal government against retaliatory attacks on South African businesses in Nigeria, hoodlums on Tuesday evening burned down the MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan, the Oyo capital.

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Atletico Madrid and Villarreal submit request to play La Liga match in Miami

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Police recover remains of slain policeman’s wife in Benue

A joint security team in Benue State codenamed Operation Zenda on Thursday recovered the decaying body of Mrs Bridget Ihom, wife of a policeman.
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NEMA suspends fertilisers distribution in Benue

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has suspended the ongoing distribution of fertilisers to the 2018 flood and herders crises victims in Benue.
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