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A former caretaker chairman for Jibia Local Government Area, Kastina State, Haruna Musa Mota was arrested and arraigned over alleged ties with bandits operating in the state. The Katsina Police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrest, said the former chairman was arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting bandits operating in the state and had […]

Two people were reported killed, yesterday, as the communal clash between Erin-Osun and Ilobu communities in Osun State that started Saturday over land dispute escalated. It was also gathered that about five persons sustained gunshot injuries in the violence between the two neighbours situated in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. Meanwhile, the state […]

    Executive Secretary  Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KWSPHCDA) ,Dr. Nusirat Elelu says the agency will continue to collaborate with relevant partners to strengthen routine immunization with communities in Kwara state . Elelu stated this while speaking with newsmen during  stakeholders meeting on Routine Immunization and Primary health care in Ilorin,Kwara state […]

A driver and his passengers on monday, barely escaped death as their bus hits moving train around the PWD area of Oshodi, Lagos State. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the bus suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train. He stated that some of the victims, who were […]

Nigeria records 11,277 violent deaths in one year – Report No less than 11,277 Nigerians have been killed in violent manner in 2019, a report by the Nigerian Watch has revealed. The Nigerian Watch undergoes a research project which monitors brutal violence, conflicts, and human security in Nigeria. The project is now supported by the: […]

The state governor has rewarded three Katsina state youths and the Katsina police command for their courage to disarm and kill one of the bandits who initially kidnapped them. The youngsters, two boys, and a girl were also rewarded for returning the AK-47 rifle and a machete they recovered from the bandits to the police. […]

Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Emirate Councils Amendment Bill 2020, which among other things permanently returned the chairmanship of the Central Council of Emirs in the State to the emir of Kano. This development means the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero will remain the chairman of the Central Council of […]

The Federal Government on Tuesday began moves to rest the on-going strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the planned strike by health workers. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige; the Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed and the Minister of Health,  Dr. Osagie Ehanire, are expected to meet today […]

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has apologised for the state pardon he gave to some criminals during the COVID-19 lockdown. Amongst the freed inmates was a convicted serial rapist. Mohammed revealed that he regretted appending his signature to free some inmates when he received State Action Committee on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) on […]

The Nigeria Army has explained how it killed Benue’s most wanted criminal, Mr Terwase Akwaza, alias Gana. The Commander, 4 Special Forces Command, Doma, Nasarawa state, Maj. -Gen. Moundhey Ali, told newsmen on Tuesday that Gana was killed at a roadblock mounted by the Army along Gbese-Gboko-Makurdi road following exchange of gunfire. Governor Samuel Ortom […]


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