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Gunmen kill four police officers in Yobe, police say

The Yobe State Police Command confirmed the killing.

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Police parades 60-year old man who allegedly raped 12-year old girl

A 60-year old man, Mukadam Azeez, has been arrested in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital for defiling a 12-year old girl. According to the state’s police spokesperson, Olabisi Clet-Ilobanafor, a deputy superintendent of police, one Esther Olalekan of Agbongbon area of the city reported that her daughter, (name withheld) was defiled by the accused person. […]

APGA crisis: I am still in-charge in Anambra, says Kwentoh

APGA is split into different factions at various levels of the party. Mike Kwentoh, the purportedly sacked Chairman of APGA in Anambra, said on Wednesday that he remained the chairman of the party in the state. Mr. Kwentoh said in Awka that the re-affirmation of Victor Umeh as the National Chairman of the party by […]

Six die, 22 injured in Gombe auto crash, says FRSC

The accident occurred in Gombe, North East Nigeria. Six persons died on the spot while 22 others sustained injuries, following an auto crash on Dukku Road in Gombe township. Kuteb Galadima, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Gombe State, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen in Gombe on Wednesday. […]

Polish firm to build $2mn foam factory in Kaduna

The Polish investors say that Kaduna is an investment friendly atmosphere.

Ogun denies obtaining N85bn secret loan

The Ogun State commissioner for finance said the state has only borrowed N27 billion for capital projects.

Amosun signs MOU with Chinese company on Ogun rail project

The governor says the rail project will boost the economy of the state.

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Anglican cleric condemns proposed amnesty for Boko Haram

The cleric also bemoaned government’s helplessness as vices take over polity.

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Kwara Governor commends FG on amnesty plan for Boko Haram

The presidency recently set up a committee to look into the possibility of granting amnesty to Boko Haram.

Lagos pensioners issue May 10 ultimatum to state government

The pensioners say Lagos State owes them up to ten years pension arrears.

Plateau NSCDC graduates 272 new armed members

The commander warned the graduands sternly against accidental discharges.

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No going back on Okada ban, Niger Governor, Aliyu, says

Commercial motorcycle operations in Niger State have been banned.

409 flood victims share N8.2m in Katsina

The floods that occurred in 2012 left thousand of Nigerians homeless.

Gunmen kill four Borno officials

The victims were on a tour of schools in the state. Ola Audu

Ogun Labour Party asks intending PDP cross-carpets to keep off

Labour Party declared that it is obviously the next choice for Ogun State come 2015.

Water scarcity hits Kaduna

The problem has been attributed to a truck which fell along the express way and damaged 12 water supply engines.

Tai Solarin College of Education expels 26 alleged cultists

The alleged cultists disrupted examinations at the school on Monday.

APGA crisis spills to Plateau, as two chairmen emerge

There is also a tussle for the National Chairmanship of the party.

Robbers cart away N3m in Ibadan

The surprise attack took place in broad daylight with lots of witnesses.

Ogun destroys fake drugs worth N1.5mn

Manufacturers of fake drugs were threatened with legal action.

Police clamp down on cars with tinted glasses in Jos

The Police Spokesperson in Jos said clamping down on the vehicles is in line with the order of the Inspector General of Police.

JTF confirms death of officer in Yobe clash with Boko Haram

Two other officers were injured in the clash.

30 feared killed in fresh attack in Wase, Plateau

 Plateau State has witnessed several attacks in recent times.

Yobe PDP leader, Mai Goroma, dies at 63

The Yobe politician died in his Abuja residence. Ola’ Audu

20 people killed in Yobe accident- FRSC

The accident occurred along the Kano-Maiduguri highway.