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Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Man commits suicide in Abia

A 50-year-old man, identified as Chukwudi Maduka has allegedly committed suicide at Umuezu-Ore Umuana village in the Uhuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.

Smugglers machete Customs officer over seized rice

Operatives of the Ogun I Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, patrol team on surveillance were last week attacked by smugglers who matcheted a member of the team after it seized 35 bags of 50kg of smuggled parboiled rice at Ilashe village in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lockdown: Police arrest 65 for holding party

The police in Lagos have arrested 65 suspects for holding a birthday party in a hotel in Lagos, thereby violating the lockdown order of the state.
A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who flew into the Air Force Base Port Harcourt on board the Twin-Otter Caverton Helicopters

Lockdown: Rivers court sends 10 passengers of Caverton helicopters to prison

A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who flew into the Air Force Base Port Harcourt on board the Twin-Otter Caverton Helicopters on Tuesday April 7.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Eight arraigned for robbery in Lagos

Eight men were on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society and robbing people with dangerous weapons.
The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, (FOB) Ibaka in Mbo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday said it has intercepted a total of 956 bags of rice smuggled into the state.

Navy intercepts 956 bags of smuggled rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, (FOB) Ibaka in Mbo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, yesterday said it has intercepted a total of 956 bags of rice smuggled into the state.
The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Akwa Ibom urges residents not to panic

With the confirmation of the deadly Coronavirus case in Nigeria, the Akwa Ibom State Government has urged residents of the state not to panic.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs shortlists 162,399 candidates for aptitude test

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Monday said it was preparing to conduct an aptitude test for 162,399 candidates out of 828,333 that applied to fill in the 3,200 job vacancies it advertised in April 2019.
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 invade church, chase out worshippers

Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have reportedly invaded the Assemblies of God Church at No 27 Mount Street Agbani Road, Enugu, with an Armoured Personnel Carrier and allegedly manhandled worshipers.

Bandits kill one, abduct three in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Monday announced that suspected bandits struck the border town of Jibia in katsina state, abducted a mother and her two children while a stray bullet fired as a result of the sporadic shooting by the bandits hit one Ibrahim Usman, a passerby, in the process.

Nigerian Navy nabs 24 suspected rice smugglers in Akwa Ibom

Nigerian Navy operatives attached to the Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo local government area in Akwa Ibom State, have apprehended 24 suspected rice smugglers and seized 1,831 bags of smuggled rice from them.
The Police Command in Jigawa has said the ban on the use of fireworks, bangers and other explosives during festivities is still in force.

Police: Ban on fireworks, bangers still in force

The Police Command in Jigawa has said the ban on the use of fireworks, bangers and other explosives during festivities is still in force.

FRSC board promotes 2,341 officers

The Board, Federal Road Safety Commission, has on Tuesday, 17 December, 2019 approved the promotion of 2,341 personnel to various ranks as follows.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the Federal Government would help check corruption in the organisation.

Police nabbed old man, son, 2 others with possession of 2 AK 47 rifles

The Katsina State Police Command on Sunday in Katsina announced the arrest of 65 year old Alhaji Harisu Sani, 65yrs, his son, Anas Harisu, aged 23 yrs,others were Ibrahim Rabi’u, aged 54yrs and Alhaji Abdulrahaman Harisu, aged 40yrs, all of Dallawa Magaji Wando and Arawa Tumburkai villages of Dandume LGA of Katsina state
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Police nab three ‘kidnappers’ while attempting to collect ransom

The Katsina State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of three alleged kidnappers who had gone to pick the one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000.00) ransom they demanded from one Shuaibu Bala who they threatened to kidnap or any of his family members if he refused to pay the money

Super Sunday: No cause for alarm – Police tells Man City

Manchester City have been told to have rest of mind as they file out against Liverpool in Sunday battle of the titans.

Three siblings die as building collapses in Ebonyi

A building that collapsed in Akaeze community in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State at the weekend has killed three kids of the same parents.

Truck crushes three in Akwa Ibom

A heavy-duty truck, marked Rivers BNY 137 XA on Wednesday killed three persons at the ever-busy Urua Ekpa junction along Itu Highway during the early morning rush hours.

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Chris Okotie: Online church service unbiblical

Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.