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Nigerian Police on patrol

Seven-year-old reports grandfather to police for alleged maltreatment

Joseph Akporugo allegedly accused his granddaughter of killing her father with witchcraft.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle) with the General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj. Gen. Lasisi Adegboye (3rd right), former Governor of old Anambra State, Sen. Jim Nwobodo (3rd left), his wife, Pat (2nd left), State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji (right), Chairman, Enugu South Local Government Area, Hon. Monday Eneh (2nd right) and Brig. Gen. Samuel Bitrus, during the inauguration of 14 Bay Bailey Bridge across Nyama River, at Amechi, Enugu South LGA, yesterday.

Amechi Bridge: Ugwuanyi wiped away my tears – Nwobodo

The contract for the construction of the bridge was awarded to the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army Engineers.

Gombe State on map

Gombe considers stiffer penalty for rape, kidnapping

Mr Njodi said the present administration of Governor Inuwa Yahaya is passionate about recreating a society where ethics, norms and values are upheld and obeyed.

President Muhammadu Buhari at the Democracy Day celebration (Photo Credit: Bashir Ahmad on Twitter)

Igbos are happy with Buhari – Arthur Eze

None of the three governors in the states under the zone was present at the inauguration ceremony

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq [Photo: @kwaragovt]

COVID-19: I last saw my Chief of Staff two months before his death – Kwara Governor

The state government said its officials who recently had physical contacts with Mr Logun have gone into self-isolation.

Nigeria Police Force

Domestic violence: Police arrest woman for allegedly killing husband in Abia

The two aged couple had a disagreement, which degenerated into fisticuffs at their residence at Ohobo-Afara Umuahia.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo: ondostatemoi.gov.ng]

UPDATED: Ondo assembly suspends deputy speaker, one other over deputy governor’s impeachment

The two suspended lawmakers were among the nine lawmakers that kicked against impeachment processes against Mr Ajayi on Tuesday.

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Akeredolu]

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu wants ex-SSG probed for 2016 election rigging claims

Mr Abegunde, after resigning from the government on Monday, said on a radio station in Akure that Mr Akeredolu did not genuinely win the governorship election four years ago.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Police arrest suspected bandit, wife with two rifles

The police also recovered one army camouflage shirt and charms in their possession

Domestic flights resume at Lagos Airport

COVID-19: Domestic flights resume at Lagos Airport

Airlines raised their fares in all classes of tickets for one-hour flights from Lagos to Abuja

Gunmen kill district head of Bajida in Kebbi

Police said the late district head was returning to his village from Zuru when the gunmen ambushed him

Abuja City Gate.

How COVID-19 lockdown unsettled FCT businesses, families

Residents spoke on how they coped during the lockdown.

Third Mainland Bridge

How traffic will be diverted during Third Mainland Bridge closure – FRSC

The bridge will be shut down for maintenance work from July 24 to January 24, 2021.

Shadowed lady used to illustrate the story.

How lack of toilet facilities encourages rape – Journalist

Last year, a government agency lamented that some houses in Bukuru and Jos metropolis were built without toilet facilities.

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @OfficialPDPNig]

Group seeks accountability on FG’s N78bn reimbursement of Rivers State

Last month, the federal government approved the fund as reimbursement for its spending on federal roads in the state

Seyi Makinde: Oyo State Governor

Makinde constitutes councils for Oyo tertiary institutions

The statement said the board of the Oyo State Waste Management Board was also constituted.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya

COVID-19: Gombe seeks UN support on social welfare scheme

Governor Yahaya seeks the UN’s support in his administration’s efforts to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the global pandemic.

Femi Ojudu

Ekiti APC group ignores Buhari’s directive, continues litigation against party

The group had sued the party’s executive committees from the ward to the state level.

Troops of the Nigerian Army. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the Nigerian Army @HQNigerianArmy]

Troops eliminate 46 bandits in Katsina – DHQ

The bandits were eliminated by troops of Special Army Super Camp 4, Faskari, operating under Exercise Sahel Sanity.

Aminu Adisa Logun

Kwara Governor’s Chief of Staff dies of COVID-19

Mr Logun was a pioneer industrialist in Ilorin and an alumnus of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos. He hailed from Ilorin, the state capital.

A body recovered after the boat accident at Ikorodu [PHOTO CREDIT: Lagos State government]

Boat Mishap: Two Lagos agencies issue conflicting casualty figures

While LASWA’s figures said five persons died, 14 rescued and two missing; LASEMA said six passengers died, seven rescued and nine still missing.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos govt launches job initiative for youth

Students in final and penultimate year will be trained in entrepreneurship, employability and basic digital skills required for the workplace.

Ondo Deputy-Governor: Nine lawmakers dump impeachment plan, back Ajayi

Nine of the 26-member state House of Assembly said they would not back the move to remove the deputy governor

Katsina State on map

‘Fifteen killed’ in fresh attack in Katsina

Two residents were missing and were feared dead after Monday’s attack, he said.

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Man sentenced to death for armed robbery

Lukeman Kuti was arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery