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Three killed in cult shootout in Delta

Three persons have reportedly died in a shootout by suspected cultists at a drinking bar in Agbarho, Ughelli North council area of Delta State. Several...

Four suspected traffickers held in Abia

Abia State Commissioner of Police Ene Okon has confirmed the arrest of four suspected  trafickers, and the  rescue of 19 children by operatives of...

School loses licence over rape of nine-year-old in Kaduna

The Kaduna State government on Tuesday withdrew the licence of Liberation College Tirkania over the alleged rape of a nine-year old pupil by the...

Kaduna inmates revolt over ‘COVID-19 case’

There was pandemonium at the Medium Custodial Centre, Kaduna on Tuesday as prisoners revolted over a rumoured case of COVID-19 in the centre. Our correspondent...

Two robbery suspects arrested in Niger

A Police in Niger State have arrested one suspect in connection with an armed robbery in Magama Local Government Area of the state. Commissioner of...

Military intercepts smuggled rice

The Maritime component of the Nigerian Military, under Operations Calm Waters and Swift Response, has arrested four suspected smugglers and impounded 894 bags of...

JUST IN: 6 killed as truck falls on taxi in Lagos

Six passengers lost their lives last Tuesday when a truck with unknown registration number fell on a fully loaded taxi in Lagos. The accident happened...

COVID-19 lockdown: Abuja records partial compliance on 1st day

By Stanley Onyekwere Despite the declared resolve of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello to ensure strict adherence to the cessation of movement order...

COVID-19: Firm donates personal protective equipment to health workers

By Stanley Onyekwere As part of its cooperate social responsibility, an indigenous company, Faxx Stores and trading Nigeria Limited has donated assorted personal protective equipment...

Shock in Edo community as 82-year village head allegedly defiles teenager

There was tension in Abudu community, the headquarters of Orhionmwon local government area on Monday following accusations that the Odionwere (village head), Pa, Sunday...

Gombe revenue service uncovers fake receipt syndicate

Chima Azubuike, Gombe Following the theft of over 10,000 electronic payment receipts by unidentified staff members, the Gombe State Internal Revenue Service has uncovered a...

Olakpe’s death, big loss to LASTMA — GM

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, on Tuesday, described the death of its erstwhile Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Mr Chris Olakpe, as a...

Man in police net for illegal firearm possession

Enyioha Opara, Minna The police in Niger State have arrested a 25-year-old man at the Kontogora Park by the Mobil roundabout, Minna, for unlawful possession...

Rainstorm destroys Radio Bayelsa mast

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa A heavy rainstorm, on Monday, brought down the mast of the Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation, operators of the Radio Bayelsa, in...

Kaduna shuts school over nine-year-old pupil’s defilement

The Kaduna State Government said on Tuesday that it had withdrawn the licence of the Liberation College, Tirkania, Kaduna, over the defilement of a...

Ensure abducted Chinese’s release, Umahi tells LG boss, MACABAN

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Tuesday, directed the Chairman of the Ivo Local Government Area, Mr Ogbonnaya Ude, and the...

Lockdown: Police disperse Lagos youths playing football

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Police personnel attached to the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad, on Tuesday, dispersed some youths playing football on roads in the state. The Commander...

Travel agent jailed 10 years for N1.8m fraud

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Chief Judge of the Sokoto State High Court sitting in Sokoto, M. Sifawa, has sentenced a scammer, Freedom Inah, to 10...

Hoodlums kill two, burgle shops in Oyo

Deji Lambo There was drama in the Muslim Odinjo area of the Mapo Local Government Area of Oyo State, on Sunday when hoodlums from Opeyemi...

Bandits kill district ex-head, brother in Kaduna

A former District Head of Jagindi Tasha, Mr. Danaladi Barde, and his brother, simply identified as Moses, were killed on Monday night in an...

COVID-19: Quarantined with an Abuser | Message from WARIF

The “ASK WARIF” Column is a monthly interactive section that will educate, motivate and encourage as we discuss all issues surrounding gender based violence...

When bus passenger coughed, stampede followed

At least 30 people were injured after a 50-year-old man jumped out of a commercial bus at Otu Ocha Market at Aguleri...

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