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NAF airstrike neutralises bandits in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) airstrike has neutralised bandits in aerial missions in Chikun, Birnin Gwari Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Rail track vandals arrested in Kaduna

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of vandalising rail tracks along Kaduna-Zaria rail line.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘kidnappers who killed victim after collecting ransom’

The Kaduna state police command has arrested four suspected kidnappers who killed their victim, Mohammed Kabiru, a six year old boy, after collecting N1 million ransom.
The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry who doubles as the General Manager, Ebonyi State Fertilizer and Chemical Company Ltd, Engr Prof. Ogbonnaya Chukwu, has decried the rate at which Agro-Dealers are adulterating fertilizers.

Ebonyi commissioner decries adulteration of fertilizer

The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry who doubles as the General Manager, Ebonyi State Fertilizer and Chemical Company Ltd, Engr Prof. Ogbonnaya Chukwu, has decried the rate at which Agro-Dealers are adulterating fertilizers.
President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a high-level security meeting at the State House over the rising insecurity in the country. In attendance are Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo as well as Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, Ministers, Service Chiefs, acting Inspector-General of Police and Intelligence chiefs.

President Buhari mulls fresh strategy at security meeting

Amid deteriorating security across the country, caused by Boko Haram, bandits and other terrorists, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday convened a meeting of the National Security Council at the State House, Abuja, to fashion out new strategies to stem the unending killings.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest two ‘bandits’, recover 137 cows

The Police Command in Kaduna on Friday says it has arrested two suspected bandits following an operation in Zaria.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Kaduna: Bandits kill 323, kidnap 949 in three months

No fewer than 323 persons were killed and 949 kidnapped by bandits in the last three months across Kaduna State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kaduna: Police rescue kidnapped pastor, wife, others

The Kaduna State Police Command in separate operations said it had rescued eight kidnapped victims, including a pastor, his wife, four children, and two other travellers in the state.
The House of Representatives Thursday urged the Federal Government to name Akure Airport after the late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Agagu.

House urges federal government to name Akure Airport after Segun Agagu

The House of Representatives Thursday urged the Federal Government to name Akure Airport after the late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Agagu.The House of Representatives Thursday urged the Federal Government to name Akure Airport after the late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Agagu.
He is Matthew Opaluwa Oguche, who was born into the family of late Chief Opaluwa Oguche Akpa.

New Attah Igala emerges in Kogi

The prince is the number ninth of 16 surviving children and the fourth of the six males of the late Chief Opaluwa Oguche of the Aju Ameacho ruling dynasty of Igala kingdom.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Two women, children abducted in Zaria

Two housewives with their children (names withheld) in Kofar Gayan Lowcost area of Zaria, Kaduna State, were abducted by suspected armed bandits on Sunday night.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest two ‘kidnappers’ in Zaria

The Police have arrested two of the suspected kidnappers who attacked Kofar-Gayan Low-Cost Zaria on Sunday, abducted two housewives and injured four residents.

Kaduna: Blind retirees seek payment of entitlements

Nigerian Association for the Blind, Kaduna State chapter has appealed to the state government to as a matter of urgency pay the entitlements of their recently retired members to ease their suffering.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari appoints new DTCA, NIIA chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
President Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as the substantive Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).

President Buhari appoints new DTCA chief

President Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as the substantive Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
Former minister of commerce and industry, Mahmud Tukur, has passed on.

Former minister Mahmud Tukur laid to rest in Yola

Dr. Mahmud Tukur, a former Minister of Commerce and Industry and the First Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano (BUK), who died in Abuja, on Friday, after a brief illness, has been buried in Yola, according to Islamic rites.

Stakeholders engages local seed coy to multiply PBR cowpea

Due to the high demand of the newly developed Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea, Agriculture stakeholders have engaged indigenous seed companies for the multiplication and sales of PBR cowpea.

Coalition clarifies misinformation on FADAMA project

A coalition of civil society organisations under the auspices of Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), has demystified FADAMA project to avert misinformation about the project which started in 1990 and now in its third phase.
Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

Aliko Dangote Foundation extends women empowerment to Kwara

With women folks seen as essential to building thriving communities as well as represent one of the biggest accelerators to economic growth globally, Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has consistently commits to empowering them.
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Gold buyers association accuses NSA of ordering arrest of their members

Gold Buyers and Jewellery Shop Owners Association has accused the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Mungonu of ordering the arrest and detention of some of its members with the aim of coercing them into implicating the Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle.
The National Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, in Kaduna State, has trained 4,882 transport and logistics experts in two years.

Official: Institute trains 4,882 transport, logistics experts

The National Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, in Kaduna State, has trained 4,882 transport and logistics experts in two years.
The Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Ahmad Bamalli, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ on love and sacrifice.

Easter: Zaria emir wants Nigerians to imbibe Jesus’ teachings

The Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Ahmad Bamalli, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ on love and sacrifice.

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Kwara governor: I will continue to embark on people-oriented investment

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration will continue to embark on people-oriented investments that will be of benefit and reward to the people of the state.
The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of a popular petrol station, by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos.

Lagos: Police rescue another abandoned one-month-old baby

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of a popular petrol station, by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Osun: Five ‘gunmen’ arrested after killing two

Five suspected gunmen have been arrested after they launched an attack on a residence around Arulogun area of Ede in Osun State where they killed two persons.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola were honoured at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, the duo named player and coach of the century respectively.

Jorge Mendes rubbishes Cristiano Ronaldo’s Sporting Lisbon return links

Former Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will not be returning to Sporting Lisbon this summer.
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NBS: Nollywood produces 416 movies in Q1, 2021

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says Nollywood produced 416 movies in Quarter One of 2021 (Q1, 2021) compared to 903 in Q4, 2020.

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New digital currency exchange unveiled in Lagos

A new mobile app that allows instant exchange of crypto currency with the naira and other currencies in the globe has debuted in Lagos, courtesy of Tradefada Nigeria Limited.
Ọmọ Eko Pataki, an association of Lagos indigenes, has called on Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ensure that the vacant position of Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) went to an indigene.

Indigenes want Lagosian appointed Lagos university vice chancellor

Ọmọ Eko Pataki, an association of Lagos indigenes, has called on Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ensure that the vacant position of Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) went to an indigene.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

‘Kogi most peaceful state in Nigeria’

This was stated by Governor Yahaya Bello’s security adviser, Navy Commander Jerry Omodara (retd.), at an annual interfaith dinner organised by Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) to foster religious unity in Kogi.
Doctors from major hospitals in England sounded an alarm on Wednesday over a fivefold increase in the number of young children requiring medical treatment after swallowing magnets from toys.

Doctors sound alarm over five-fold jump in kids swallowing magnets

Doctors from major hospitals in England sounded an alarm on Wednesday over a fivefold increase in the number of young children requiring medical treatment after swallowing magnets from toys.
The suspects, whose ages range between 37 and 57, are Imaikop Okon Dickson, Pius Edem Akpan, Imeh Sam George, Godwin Inyang Obong and Lucy Akpan.

Notorious land scam syndicate smashed in Akwa Ibom

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said its operatives have arrested a syndicate of five suspected land scammers.