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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Onitsha

A hit-and-run driver on Wednesday, killed a woman who was crossing the expressway at Okpoko Junction Onitsha, on Onitsha-Awka Expressway.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Leader of One Million Boys shot dead in Ibadan

A leader of a notorious gang, Biola Ebila, who was on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command, has been killed in Ibadan after a reported gun duel between him and a rival gang.

FRSC confirm 1 dead as tipper rams into tricycle in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed the death of a tricycle rider in an accident involving a tipper and a tricycle at Kwata Junction, on Awka-Enugu expressway.
The Kano State Hisbah Board has confiscated a tricycle loaded with 100 cartons of alcohol trying to smuggle it into the state.

Hisbah confiscates 100 cartons of alcohol in Kano

The Commander General of the Board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, made the disclosure in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Malam Lawan Ibrahim, in Kano on Sunday.

NASENI produces disinfectant sprayers, ventilators

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has assured of its commitment to invest more in manufacturing of Disinfectant Sprayer Tunnels (DST) to boost fights against COVID-19.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos announces plan to replace okada, tricycle by July

Lagos State government has announced plans to replace banned Okada and tricycle with First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police burst tricycle snatching syndicates in Anambra

Anambra State Police Command has arrested two suspects and recovers one Tricycle allegedly snatched from a victim after pouring a pepperish substance on his face.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo residents jitter over spike in coronavirus cases

Residents of Oyo state are becoming jittery over the daily increase in the number of people who test positive to COVID-19.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River governor orders arrest of fake tax collectors

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has ordered the arrest of anyone found selling tickets or collecting any form of tax from those exempted from paying tax in the state.
Six people were killed in ethnic violence in northern Nigeria’s Adamawa state, police said Saturday, but locals put the toll higher.

Six killed in ethnic violence in northeast Nigeria

Six people were killed in ethnic violence in northern Nigeria’s Adamawa state, police said Saturday, but locals put the toll higher.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC warns against violating order on inter-state travels

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Oyo State has warned members of the public against violating the order of the Federal Government on inter-state travels.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe bans commercial motorcycles

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has banned the operation of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Achaba, throughout the state as a measure to check the spread of coronavirus.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Coronavirus: Imo imposes dusk to dawn curfew

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the State in a fresh move to check the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19).
The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.

Akwa Ibom lifts lockdown order for two days

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has again directed that the ongoing lockdown order aimed at curtailing the spread of COvid-19 pandemic be carefully lifted on Friday and Saturday this week to enable residents re-stock foodstuffs and any prescribed medications.
Thousands of residents in Sapele, Delta State, yesterday, grounded the timber town in protest, demanding an end to the lockdown extended by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the state.

Protest erupts in Delta over lockdown extension

Thousands of residents in Sapele, Delta State, yesterday, grounded the timber town in protest, demanding an end to the lockdown extended by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the state.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks, makes face mask compulsory

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Monday extended the restriction of movement and curfew imposed in the state by another two weeks.
In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day- lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.

Coronavirus lockdown: Two die in Ogun community

In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day-lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.
Edward Onoja

Kogi declares total lockdown

Kogi state government on Friday places a complete restriction on movement within the state, ordering people to stay at home from tomorrow as a means of preventing the spread of Coronavirus.

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President Buhari commissions 17-storey Nigerian content development building in Yenagoa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja pledged to spend more on infrastructure across the country, focusing on finishing projects delivered by local contractors and technology that create jobs for thousands of Nigerians.
6 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

Edo guber: INEC to deploy 20,000 ad-hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would deploy no fewer than 20,000 ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 19.

Pyrates urge Nigerian government to urgently arrest southern Kaduna crisis

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), Pyrates Confraternity has called on the Federal Government to urgently arrest the insecurity situation in southern Kaduna.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Military deploys special forces to curb Southern Kaduna killings

The High Command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), on Thursday, said that special operations forces have been deployed to curb the incessant attacks and killings in Southern part of Kaduna state.

Kogi community leader blames government for woes of Nigerian youths

The President of Takete Ide Progressive Union (TIPU) in Mopamuro Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Prince Richard Dare Fiki, has called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning individuals to create enabling environment for the youths to actualise their God-given potentials.