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Gunmen capture bus, kidnap passengers

Manzah said the incident happened on Sunday evening along Piri Kwali expressway — barely one week after a student was abducted in the nation’s capital.
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: ‘Herdsmen’ nabbed while robbing on highway

Three persons suspected to be herdsmen were on Friday arrested while robbing commuters along Usho road in Ise Ekiti, the police said.
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 arrest 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday said it arrested 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the territory.
The suspects were identified as, Usman Ibrahim, 60; Zakari Aliyu, 25; Mustapha Isah, 17; and Imurana Aliyu, I6.

60-year old, others arrested for defiling 9-year old girl

A 60-year-old man and three others have been arrested by the Niger state police command for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 7

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets lose final group game to Australia — in pictures

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil.
Golden Eaglets defensive midfielder Hamzat Ojediran has sent a warning to Ecuador ahead of 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup at Goiania Stadium in Brazil.

FIFA U17: President Buhari’s morale-lifting message will spur Eaglets to beat Ecuador – skipper

Golden Eaglets captain Samson Tijani says the team’s morale has been further boosted by President Muhammadu Buhari’s congratulatory message after last Saturday’s 4-2 win against Hungary.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 14

FIFA U-17: Ecuador coach gets sleepless nights over Nigeria

After their opening duel 2-1 victory against Australia in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, Ecuador’s coach, Javier Rodríguez, has been having sleepless nights on how to defeat Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets in the second game on Tuesday.
Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets did good job against Hungary, will be better against...

Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba names Tijani, Ubani, Amoo, 18 others for U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has released his final 21-man squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: I’m committed to a safe Nigeria

The country has been facing one security challenge or the other, which led to former President Olusegun Obasanjo releasing an open letter to President Buhari on Monday, criticising the administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court convicts businessman, company for N30 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of Usman Ibrahim Idris alongside his company, Influential Investment Limited, before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State high court, Maiduguri.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa inaugurates six-man team to tackle herdsmen-farmers crisis

The government of Adamawa State has inaugurated a six-member committee to lead the state in the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan, aimed at finding enduring solution to conflicts between herdsmen and farmers.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa’s committee meant to implement LTP not Ruga Programme, says Chairman

Adamawa Government has inaugurated the state Livestock Transformation Committee to facilitate the implementation of Federal Government’s National Livestock Transformation Plan in the state.

Atiku Abubakar, INEC shun court hearing on campaign funds

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, presided over by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, on Thursday adjourned hearing of a suit challenging the campaign funding of President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, prior to the 2019 general election.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest six suspected illegal money traders in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested six suspects for illegally trading in different denominations of new naira currency.

Tanker knocks down man at Giri junction

An unidentified middle aged man sustained fatal injury after a petrol tanker knocked him down at Giri junction, on Gwagwalada-Zuba road.

Campaign funds: Court fixes date for hearing of suit against President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed June 27, 2019 for hearing of a suit over the campaign funding of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

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