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Customs impounds 1,343 bags of foreign rice, others worth N492 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: PDP writes IGP over spate of violence in Omala, Dekina, Olamaboro

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to caution the State Commissioner of Police against “giving technical supports” to thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
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Afenifere faults police investigation over Funke Olakunri’s murder

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday faulted what it described “lackadaisical attitude of the police” over the killing of Olufunke Olakunri, daughter its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

FRSC: Six die in Anambra accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday confirmed that six persons died in an accident involving a truck and three other vehicles along Amawbia-Agulu road in Awka.

Kano firm petitions CBN, NDIC over alleged N86 million scam

A Kano-based firm, Triple C Motors Nigeria Limited, has written a petition to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), demanding payment of N86 million for the supply of seven vehicles to Fidelity Bank Plc.

Four feared killed as cultists clash in Lagos communities

There is palpable fear in Oworonshoki and Gbagada areas of Lagos State during the week as fresh violent clashes broke out in the neighbourhoods between two rival cult groups – Eiye and Aye confraternities.

Five die as container-laden truck falls on tricycles in Onitsha

Five persons died, yesterday morning, while four others sustained injuries when a truck carrying a 20-foot container fell on two tricycles at Upper Iweka by Obodoukwu Road Junction, Onitsha, Anambra State.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha is after my family with thugs

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the task force on recovery of government properties of making bold their threat to mob his family for allegedly withholding some government properties in their possession.
The ring swallowing suspect, Taofeek Adebayo, 19, along with an accomplice, Toheeb Tijani, 20 were arrested in Oshodi – Oke shortly after dispossessing two ladies occupying a grey Sienna bus of a gold ear – ring and a set of wedding rings.

Robber swallows woman’s wedding ring

A traffic robber who swallowed his victim’s wedding ring after threatening to kill her was Friday arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Command in Oshodi and CMS part of the metropolis.
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Ciara accepted into Harvard Business School

American singer Ciara has been accepted into the prestigious Harvard Business School.
Vincent Kompany confirmed earlier on Sunday that he has played his last game for Manchester City after a glittering 11-year spell at the Etihad Stadium.

Vincent Kompany writes heart-tugging open letter to Manchester City fans

Vincent Kompany confirmed earlier on Sunday that he has played his last game for Manchester City after a glittering 11-year spell at the Etihad Stadium.
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Gunmen kidnap mechanic in Abia

Unknown gunmen yesterday kidnapped a mechanic, Ngozi Alozie, along Opobo road, Aba.
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Police probes model’s death after testifying against politician in sex trial

Italy is investigating the mysterious death of a former model and witness at Silvio Berlusconi’s sex trial, with a newspaper suggesting on Saturday she may have been poisoned with a radioactive substance.

Nigerian Army: 24 arrested for snatching ballot boxes during gov polls

The Nigerian Army said it arrested no fewer than 24 suspects in connection with electoral offences during the Saturday Governorship and House Assembly elections in Imo, Abia and Cross River States.
The elections for Kogi East Senatorial District and Dekina-Bassa Federal Constituency have been declared inconclusive due to widespread violence, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday.

INEC declares elections inconclusive in Kogi East

The elections for Kogi East Senatorial District and Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency have been declared inconclusive due to widespread violence, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday.

Police investigate fire incident affecting six PDP campaign vehicles in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced investigation into a fire incident in the state capital which affected six campaign vehicles belonging to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

Five PDP campaign vehicles set ablaze in Enugu

Five vehicles branded with the pictures of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State were late Sunday evening set ablaze in Enugu.

Police: Enugu auto-crash claims five lives

The Police Public Relations Officer for the Command, Ebere Amaraizu, who disclosed this in a statement in Enugu on Friday, explained how the crash occurred.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
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Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.