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Task force officials ‘beat’ man to death in Rivers

  THERE was confusion in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Tuesday following the sudden death of a man suspected to be a Bureau...

Beggars protest ‘harassment’ by govt officials

  FOR the second time within the last one month, thousands of beggars yesterday laid siege to the entrance of the Lagos State House of...

IE to refund customers for prepaid meters

  IKEJA Electric (IE) says it is designing a proposal to refund its customers for prepaid meters procured under the ongoing Meter Assets Provider (MAP)...

Police arraign four for allegedly beating, unleashing dogs on IE workers

Four men have been arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court for alleged assault on two employees of Ikeja Electric (IE). The suspects: Joel Aisabor,...

Tanker fire explosion causes heavy gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A large number of motorists and commuters were yesterday night held up in a gridlock caused by petroleum tanker explosion near the Kara Bridge,...

‘Paying whistleblowers not sustainable policy’

  LAGOS State Commissioner for Finance Dr. Rabiu Olowo on Tuesday warned that attracting whistleblowers with financial incentives might not be a sustainable government policy. He...

Govt removes four roundabouts for road expansion

  LAGOS State Government has started removing four roundabouts at Ikotun, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Allen Avenue and Maryland to pave the way for road expansion and...

Lagos urges block moulders to register

  LAGOS State Government has said that henceforth, block moulders must have their blocks stamped by the Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), as a...

Community celebrates over transformer

  MEMBERS and leaders of Osun Egbado Community/Unity Estate in Olorunda Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Badagry, Lagos State have thanked the council Chairman,...

NAPTIP to intensify war against traffickers

  THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said yesterday that it would continue to wage war against persons involved in...

Kidnappers free JAMB, NSCDC officials in Kogi

  POLICE in Kogi State have  confirmed that the five officials of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) kidnapped on Obajana-Kabba Road over a...

Sustainable Dev’t: FCT Minister harps on continuous mentorship

By Stanley Onyekwere The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has identified mentorship as key to attaining sustainable development in...

Ex-Action Alliance chair, three others arraigned for ‘forgery’

  A FORMER national chair of Action Alliance party, Kenneth Udeze, and three others were yesterday re-arraigned by the Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone...

Foundation to offer free medicare to special needs children

By Stanley Onyekwere A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Royal School of Educational Therapy Foundation (RSETF) Abuja, in collaboration with Brain and Spine Surgery Consortium and...

Pastor, wife remanded for ‘stealing’ dead woman’s N63.5m

  An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday remanded a pastor and his wife in custody for allegedly stealing N63.5 million belonging to one late...

Gbajabiamila: we won’t accept extrajudicial killings

  SPEAKER of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the House would not accept extra-judicial killings, harassment, intimidation or any other form...

Three jailed for stoning policemen in Lagos

  AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday sentenced three men– Lucky Daniel, 31, Edward Destiny, 19, and Aliu Abdullahi, 42, to one month...

IG: Policemen on illegal duty ‘killed’ footballer Tiamiyu

  AS a fallout of the circumstances surrounding the death of Remo Stars Football Club player Kazeem Tiamiyu, and the crisis that it triggered, the...

Man stabs friend’s 5-year-old son to death in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man, John Pwadon, allegedly for stabbing his friend’s five-year-old child to death in the state...

Cleric remanded for allegedly sodomising teenage boys

A prophet of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Seyi Adelana, was on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for...

Cultists invade station to free member, police arrest seven

Matthew Ochei, Asaba Suspected members of the Vikings confraternity have allegedly invaded the office of the Operation Safe Delta, a formation of the Delta State...

Journalist’s son burnt in fire disaster

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi Ibrahim, the son of a Bauchi-based journalist, Nura Faggo, was on Monday burnt to death in a fire that gutted his father’s...

NSCDC arrests 25-year-old alleged gang leader in Nasarawa

Umar Muhammed, Lafia A 25-year-old man, James Vincent, who allegedly specialised in snatching of vehicles and motorcycles from residents of Nasarawa, has been apprehended by...

Sokoto top officials arrested for sexually exploiting 12-year-old girl

Success Nwogu, Abuja The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons on Tuesday said it had charged a 45-year-old Director of Finance in...

Malnutrition: Bauchi recorded 94 deaths in 2019

Chima Azubuike, Gombe The Deputy Nutrition Officer, Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Abubakar Saleh, has said 94 under-five children in the state were...

Niger woman arrested for attempted kidnapping

Enyioha Opara, Minna the police in Niger State have arrested a 32-year-old woman, Hassan Bala, of Usuba area, Kontagora, for attempting to kidnap one Umar...

Katsina corps member arrested for alleged rape

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The police in Katsina on Tuesday arrested and detained a member of the National Youth Service Corps in Katsina for allegedly raping...

How trigger-happy policeman killed Lagos resident – Baale

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Baale of Makoko Waterfront Settlement, a suburb in Lagos State, Steven Aji, on Tuesday narrated to a Lagos State High Court in...

Hisbah arrests woman for polyandry in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested a 37-year-old woman, Hauwa Ali, for allegedly marrying two husbands in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the...

Mob avenging Ogun chairman’s death lynches motor boy

Deji Lambo and Daud Olatunji Pandemonium broke out in Iyesi, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State on Tuesday after the Chairman of...

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