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Embassy: 102 Nigerians in Chad’s prisons

The Embassy of Nigeria in Chad on Friday said no fewer than 102 Nigerians were in the country’s prisons, serving varying jail terms.

Benue government releases 105 impounded cows to owner

The Benue State government has released to its owner 105 cows earlier impounded by the Livestock Guards Task Force for open grazing near Akawe Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies in Makurdi.
Ali Abubakar Makoda, Honorable Commissioner, Ministry of Environment, Kano State

Sanitation: Kano government to arrest, prosecute erring tricyclists

Kano state government has threatened to arrest and prosecute commercial tricycles who are in the habit of violating the order on restriction of movement during the monthly environmental sanitation.

Hadi Sirika: Atiku Abubakar’s alleged intimidation mischievous

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has dismissed PDP’s allegation of intimidation on its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the security operatives on arrival from Dubai on Sunday.

Hadi Sirika: Search of Atiku Abubakar’s luggage, aircraft a routine exercise on all international...

The Federal Government on Sunday said the search on the aircraft of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, at the Abuja airport was a routine exercise that applied to all international arrivals.
Atiku Abubakar

Presidency: Why Atiku Abubakar was searched at airport

The federal government Sunday said there was no ulterior motive behind the search a former vice president of the country and the presidential candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his staff underwent on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, from Dubai.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa gridlock: Task force to begin impounding deviant trucks on Monday

The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Gridlock has said that it would on Monday start impounding deviant and idle articulated vehicles on Lagos bridges and roads.

Yobe government set up task force to check illegal tree felling

In a bid to protect the environment and preserve natural resources in Yobe state , the state government has set up a Task Force to check illegal tree felling as well as production and transportation of fresh wood and charcoal.

Lagos task force identifies criminal hideouts at abattoir

“It was an eyesore with miscreants and hoodlums freely smoking and selling Indian hemp, including prostitution by under aged boys and girls around the area,” the police image maker said.

Sallah: Tricycle, motorcycle, fireworks banned in Plateau

Security operatives in Plateau State, headed by the Special Task Force (STF) Commander, Major General Anthony Atolagbe, on Thursday said operators of tricycles (Keke-Napep) and motorcycles (Okada) are restricted for two days, Friday and Saturday, to ensure a hitch free Sallah celebration in the state.

Police recover 179 illegal firearms in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers says it has recovered 179 arms and 577 cartridges from members of the public.

IGP Ibrahim Idris extends ultimatum on return of prohibited arms by 21 days

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday ordered a 21-day extension of the ultimatum given to Nigerians across the country to return illegal and prohibited weapons in their possession.

Anti-human trafficking bill scales second reading in Edo Assembly

A Bill for a law to prohibit trafficking in person and establishment of Edo State Task Force against trafficking in person on Tuesday passed second reading at the state House of Assembly.

10 arrested as Lagos task force seizes 120 motorcycles

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Enforcement Agency (Task Force) yesterday impounded 120 motorcycles and arrested 10 Okada riders.

Man docked over alleged N150, 000 motorcycle theft

A 28-year-old man, Sanusi Ibrahim, who allegedly stole a motorcycle valued at N150,000, was on Wednesday brought before a Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada in Nasarawa State.

NSCDC seals 2 filling stations in Niger for selling above pump price

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Niger has sealed two filling stations for selling petrol above government approved pump price of N145 per litre in Chanchaga Local Government Area.

Lagos warns fuel stations against causing traffic gridlock

Lagos State government on Wednesday appealed to filling stations that have fuel to dispense in the metropolis to ensure that queue of vehicles waiting to obtain supplies do not obstruct the free flow of traffic.

NSCDC inaugurates task force on fuel distribution

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, on Thursday, inaugurated a Task Force Committee to monitor distribution and sales of fuel in the state.

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Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.