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Police boat, three others recovered from suspected kidnappers

A boat snatched by suspected kidnappers from marine operatives of the Ogun State Police Command at Ode Omi area of Ijebu Waterside has been recovered.
Kidnappers operating in Ogun staged a daring rescue bid for their arrested colleagues on Wednesday, but they paid for it, police said.

Three killed as ‘kidnappers’ ambush police to free colleagues

Kidnappers operating in Ogun staged a daring rescue bid for their arrested colleagues on Wednesday, but they paid for it, police said.

Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Prince Abiodun: I won’t allow Benin Republic take over Tongeji Island

Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that his administration would not allow the Tongeji Island, an island that exists close to Nigeria’s boundary with the Republic of Benin, to be taken away by the neighbouring country.
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Gunmen kidnap Delta monarch’s mother, sister

Queen Elizabeth Erebulu, mother of the Pere (King) of Kabowei kingdom in Patani Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Barr. Shadrach Erebulu, Adou III, has been kidnapped by gunmen.

Police kill two armed robbers in Delta

Delta State Police Command on Saturday killed two armed robbers operating on motorcycles in Ekette Waterside, Udu Local Government Area of the state.

Three ADC House of Reps candidates defect to APC

Three House of Representatives candidates of the African Democratic Congress in Ogun State on Thursday defected to the All Progressives Congress.

80-year-old arrested for attempted kidnapping

The metro patrol of the Lagos State Police Command Tuesday arrested an 80-year-old man for attempting to kidnap three children around the Oluwole market, near Waterside, in Apapa.

Official: Abia government‘ll stop depending on federal allocation by 2022

Abia State Government will cease to depend on federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient enough to finance the state.

Suspect: Why I hacked pupils to death

A suspected mentally ill man, Lekan Adebisi, who hacked two pupils to death, has declared that he is ready to face the consequences of his action.

Police arrest madman who murdered primary school pupils

Police in Ogun State today arrested a suspected mentally deranged man, Lekan Adebisi, who hacked two primary school pupils to death.

Madman hacks two pupils to death in Ogun

A man suspected to be mentally challenged, Lekan Adebisi, on Monday allegedly stormed St. John’s Primary School, Agodo, in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State and hacked two pupils to death.

One killed, scores injured in bloody clash in Bayelsa

A 26 years old man identified as Iruo Ayebatonyo Jnr, was Monday shot dead while scores of others sustained various degrees of injuries in a bloody clash among youths of the Okpoama Community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Ogun lawmaker slams colleagues over express approval of ‘frivolous’ loans

A member representing Ogun Waterside State Constituency in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Harrison, has carpeted his fellow lawmakers, especially those from Ogun East and West Senatorial Districts, for giving express approval to “frivolous” loan requests by the state governor.

British Airways to acquire ailing Austrian airline

The owner of British Airways, IAG, is to acquire ailing and bankrupt Austrian airline Niki.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.