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Nigerian Police officers on duty

Adamawa businessman kidnapped

Mr Bashar is a wholesale distributor who deals in various commodities at the Jimeta modern market.

Defense-Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali

Zamfara Insecurity: Traditional rulers dare minister to name persons aiding bandits

The council challenges the Minister of Defence, Mansur Ali, to name any traditional ruler involved in aiding the bandits.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police arrest 33 suspects over Lagos fatal cult violence

Two people were killed in the violence

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

65-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping 10-year-old girl

Sulaiman Rauf allegedly lured his neighbour’s daughter into his room and raped her.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu. [PHOTO CREDIT: News Digest]

FG dissolves Federal Poly, Oko governing council

The council was appointed in April 2017.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

Kogi Govt. spends N840 million monthly on servicing loans

The Kogi Assembly Speaker says the loans were obtained by the previous administrations in the state.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

Kogi workers ask Buhari to release N30.8bn bailout to pay salary arrears

The workers lament endless screening by the state government without payment.

Insecurity hindering Ogoni Clean-up – Senator

Ogoni area in Rivers State has over the years been destroyed by oil spills leading to the destruction of surrounding waters and farmlands.

Leah Sharibu

Senate urges FG to reactivate dialogue for Leah Sharibu’s release

Leah is one of the 115 pupils abducted by Boko Haram from Science Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe State on February 19, 2018.

The Ekiti Governor, Kayode Fayemi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter handle of Kayode Fayemi.]

Fayemi makes 75 new appointments

A total of 40 statutory board appointments were made in addition to 35 Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants.

The victim, Habibu Abubakar

How Hoodlums Chopped Off My Hands – Student

Mr Abubakar, a 200-level student of the Department of Modern European Languages and Linguistics, was attacked and his hands amputated by his attackers.

NEMA

NEMA begins resettlement of returnees to Borno community

The army earlier forcefully evacuated the residents of Jakana.

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

APC legal team vows to defend Ganduje’s election victory

Abdullahi Ganduje was declared the winner of the Kano governorship election.

Kebbi commissioner for education, Muhammad Aliero

Why underaged hawkers are increasing in Kebbi – Official

Kebbi is one of the states with the highest number of out-of-school children in the country.

Map of Nigeria showing Ondo State

Robbery: Ondo banks get improved security surveillance – Police

On Monday, a group of bandits attacked a commercial bank in Ido-Ani, Ondo State, killing no fewer than seven persons.

FEC approves N594m for FCT water board, fire service

FEC also approves a digital platform to track inmates in prisons.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police kill wanted robbery kingpin – Official

The police also recovered weapons from the hideout.

River used to illustrate a story

Man drowns in Kano pond

The victim drowned while bathing.

Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai

Kajuru Killings: El-Rufai asks communities to shun an eye for an eye stance

The governor said that an attitude of attacks and reprisals only produces pain and suffering.

Chairman of Progressives Governors Forum, Governor Rochas Okorocha speaking with reporters after a meeting of APC governors with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House Presidential Villa

Judge withdraws from Okorocha’s suit seeking INEC recognition as senator-elect

Mr Okorocha had gone to court seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him with a Certificate of Return.

court of appeal

Court strikes out application by Bauchi PDP senatorial candidate

Garba Dahiru asked the court to declare him the winner of the February 23 election.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police arrest two suspects involved in kidnap of Lagos fire service chief

The arrest came a few hours after the police announced Wednesday that the kidnap victims had regained freedom.

OAU

Poisoning of OAU dam ‘genocidal’ — Management

An official conducts journalists around the disputed land and the dam.

Nigerian Police (Masked)

Police deploy special forces against kidnappers, bandits in North-west

The police solicits ‘vital information’ about the activities of criminals and bandits.

(L-R), THE HON. MINISTER OF HEALTH,PROF. ISAAC ADEWOLE, HANDLING OVER LETTER OF APPOINTMENT TO THE NEWLY APPOINTED CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR,UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR TEACHING HOSPITAL,CALABAR,CROSS RIVERS STATE, PROF. IKPEME AND DIRECTOR, HOSPITAL SERVICES (FMOH),DR. JOSEPH AMEDU, IN HIS OFFICE.

Buhari appoints new CMD for troubled Calabar teaching hospital

Striking doctors, minister express optimism on the appointment.