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Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa governor promises to investigate youth’s ‘death’ during police operation

The governor of Bayelsa, Douye Diri, has ordered an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a youth on Thursday, in Ovom community, Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA), of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill two ‘bandits’, recover five AK-47 rifles in Kaduna

Police killed two suspected bandits on Wednesday in Saminaka town, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State and recovered five AK-47 rifles from them.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN has appealed to the Federal Government to stay action on the implementation of the new ex-depot price.

IPMAN destroys 20, 000 litres of stolen petroleum products in Delta

In a bid to rid the oil-producing communities of the activities of vandals, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Delta State yesterday destroyed over 20, 000 litres of petroleum products in Omadinor and Obodo communities, both in Warrri South local government areas of the state.

Gulu community foils armed bandits’ invasion

The people of Fapo, Ebbo and Gulu community in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger state Sunday foiled attempts by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits to take over their community as they engaged the intruders in fierce battle.
Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, who visited the scene of the incident for an ‘on-the-spot security assessment’, said a discrete investigations has commenced into the incident and that intensive manhunt has commenced for the perpetrators

Police: Six killed in Osun not related to herders-farmers clash

The Osun Police Command has said that the killing of six persons by unknown gunmen at a farming settlement on Sunday in Wasinmi village in Irewole Local Government Area of Osun was not connected to herders-farmers crisis.
Bandits on Saturday killed three persons and injured one in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State.

Students escape as bandits kill 13 in Zamfara

In spite of recent measures taken by the Federal Government to enhance security in Zamfara, bandits are still operating recklessly in the State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Another police station, vehicles razed in Imo

A police station located at Ishinweke in Ihitte/Uboama local government area of Imo state as well as vehicles on Tuesday were set ablaze by some said to be angry youths in the area.

Suspected cultists shoot one in Delta

Barely a week after security forces were deployed to Sapele town in Sapele local government area of Delta State, to forestall incessant killing from suspected cult group, gunmen have shot another man today, Monday.

Kwara releases modalities for SUBEB/TESCOM interview

The Kwara Government has fixed March 15 as date for commencement of the interview for the 9,991 applicants who met the cutoff for the ongoing SUBEB/TESCOM teaching jobs
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops kill bandits leader, neutralize dozen others in Kaduna

Troops in Kaduna State have killed Rufai Maikaji, a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters that terrorized communities in the state.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits abandon motorcycles on sighting fighter jets in Birnin Gwari

The ‘’no fly zone’’ order given by President Muhammadu Buhari over Zamfara State on Tuesday appears to have impacted positively on banditry in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State yesterday, as bandits ran helter-skelter, abandoning their motorcycles on sighting military fighter jets in the area, and fleeing.
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Fire guts goods worth over N35 million in Aba

A late evening fire outbreak on Thursday gutted a three-storey building at No 74 Jubille Road, Aba, Abia, destroying goods worth more than N35 million.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Ondo: Amotekun arrests four suspects over killing of vigilantes

Operatives of the Ondo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps, have arrested four suspects over the Thursday’s killing of two officers of the outfit and burning of its operational vehicle and motorcycles at Ago Sanusi in Owo Local Government Area of the state.
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Fire guts goods worth over N35 million in Aba

A late evening fire outbreak on Thursday night gutted a three-storey building at No 74 Jubille Road, Aba, Abia, destroying goods worth more than N35 million.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army 2021 promotion exam begins in Delta

A total of 225 officers (Lieutenants) of the Nigerian Army are participating for the 2021 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examinations under strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols which is holding in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest nine ‘land grabbers’ in Ogun

Abimbola said, the suspects were arrested following a distress call received at Obada Oko Divisional headquarters from the Baale of the village that the land grabbers who came from different areas of Ifo, Atan, Gasline and Sango Ota have invaded the village and violently attacking the people, extorting money from those working on their sites.

Vigilante operatives repel attack on Edo communities

A team of local vigilante operatives have repelled an attack by gun-wielding gunmen who attacked their communities in Esan south-east local government area of Edo State.

Edo: Armed herdsman shot dead in gun duel with vigilante

An early morning gun duel between members of a vigilante and armed herdsmen in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State ‎yesterday claimed the life of one of the herdsmen.

Man crushed to death during task force raid in Lagos

A middle-aged man was crushed to death in Bolade, Oshodi area of Lagos, yesterday, during a stampede caused by commercial bus drivers, who were trying to evade arrest by policemen attached to the Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Ogun: Police arrest eight cultists for murder

No fewer than eight suspected cultists have been arrested by the police in different parts of Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State for murder.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Police arrest three Lagos-based ‘robbers’

A statement by the command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the three men; Samuel Sunday, a 20 years old resident of Fagba in Lagos State, Adeleke Mustapha; a 22years old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi, a 19 years old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado, Ogun state were arrested on Thursday, 14 January 2021.
Segun Owolabi, the Business Manager, South-South of Silverbird Radio and Television in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital escaped attempt by some yet to be identified gunmen on Monday evening.

Silverbird manager escapes assassination in Port Harcourt

Segun Owolabi, the Business Manager, South-South of Silverbird Radio and Television in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital escaped attempt by some yet to be identified gunmen on Monday evening.

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The Premier League and UEFA have both released official statements condemning plans for a European Super League.

Premier League to bring in new law to stop future breakaway

The ‘Big Six’ clubs – Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham – withdrew from the breakaway European competition on Tuesday after a severe backlash from supporters.
A crowd gathers to witness the state funeral for the late Chadian president Idriss Deby in N'Djamena. (Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool/AFP)

Thousands gather to wish Chad’s slain president ‘a deserved rest’

Thousands of people gathered at the main square in Chad's capital N'Djamena on Friday to pay their respects to the late President Idriss Deby, who was killed while leading his troops against a rebel offensive on Monday.
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Businessman kidnapped in Kwara

A popular businessman was on Wednesday kidnapped by gunmen who attacked him and his aides in Oke-Onigbin, Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Irrigation: Kano government releases water from Watari dam

The Kano State Government has released water from the Watari dam, to allow for continuation of irrigation activities within Bagwai, Bichi local government areas and environs.
An Appeal Court in Makurdi on Thursday held that the indictment of the former Secretary to the Government of the state (SSG), Aliyu Tijani, for alleged N248.5million fraud, is illegal, null and of no effect.

Appeal court upturns high court judgement on Ibaji constituency

The Court of Appeal has upturned the judgement of the High court that quashed the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Ibaji state constituency re-run election in Kogi State.

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FILE PHOTO - Representations of virtual currency bitcoin are seen in this picture illustration taken taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS-Dado Ruvic-Illustration

Official: SEC working with CBN on cryptocurrency regulation

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it is working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for better understanding and regulation of cryptocurrencies in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja after a 17-day medical trip to London, the United Kingdom.

CAN: History will not be kind to President Buhari, if…

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Tuesday, said history will not be kind to President Muhammadu Buhari if Nigeria breaks up before the end of his tenure.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government has extended the Lagos-Ibadan Modernisation Project from its original destination at Ebutte Meta to Lagos Ports.

Niger governor’s aide blames minister for non-operation of inland port

The Niger State Government at the weekend blamed the non-operation of the Baro Port in Katcha Local Government Area of the state on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC: Ijaw youths tackle minister over forensic audit, sole administrator’s tenure

Bayelsa youths under the aegis of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide accused the minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio of overseeing an unending forensic audit and illegal extension of the tenure of the sole administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Efiong Akwa, describing it as a delib-erate attempt to delay the constitution of a substantive NDDC board.
Washington state lawmakers have passed a measure that would phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles starting in 2030. The Clean Cars 2030 initiative passed Thursday as an amendment to a bill that requires state utilities prepare for an electric-vehicle future. The bill now awaits Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature.

US state lawmakers vote to phase out gasoline cars by 2030

The Clean Cars 2030 measure depends on the state approving a tax on vehicle miles traveled, which would help pay for new transportation infrastructure in the state, according to the bill.