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target=_blank rel=noopener>Save us from bloody crisis, Enugu community cries to police
From Magnus Eze, Enugu The Ishi-Ozalla Community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, has cried out to the State Commissioner of Police, to save them from impending bloody clash. President General of Ishi-Ozalla Town Union, Obinna Nvene, who addressed newsmen in Enugu, Friday, said there was palpable tension in the community following
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Police kill 1 bandit, recover rustled cows,sheep in Katsina
By Christopher Oji Katsina State Police Command has shot dead a suspected bandit and rescued a kidnapped victim at Kwendo-Kodo village in Kankara Local Government Area of the state. Also , the Command the Military laid ambush for bandits who rustled domestic animals at Abadau village, Batsari LGA of the state, and recovered 20 cows
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Gunmen kidnap local council supervisor in Ekiti
From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti Suspected gunmen have kidnapped the Supervisor for Agriculture in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Mr. Ebenezer Busuyi. The abducted supervisor, is also a chieftain of the All Progresssives Congress (APC) in the state. Sources revealed to newsmen that Busuyi was kidnapped on Thursday evening along the desolate Ilawe-Erinjiyan
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Gunmen abduct businessman in Kwara
Alhaji Alaga Olayemi, a businessman and farmer, was kidnapped on Wednesday by unknown gunmen from his farm in Oke-Onigbin, Isin local government area of Kwara, the State Police Command confirmed on Friday. The Public Relations Officer of the Kwara Police Command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Friday
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FG to collaborate with Sierra Leone on road safety – SGF
The Federal Government has pledged to collaborate with the Sierra Leone government in its drive to ensure safety on the country’s roads. The Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, said this during a courtesy visit by the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) on Friday in Abuja. The Sierra Leone Road Safety
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Aviation: Azman Air complies with NCAA to sustain standard
Azman Air, a privately-owned airline, is following guidelines of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to advance standard in its operations, Mr Sam Aderogboye, NCAA General Manager, Public Relation, has said. Aderogboye made this known on Thursday in Abuja during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The general manager said the airline
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FCT council polls: Gabaya wins Bwari PDP chairmanship primaries
Mr John Gabaya, incumbent Chairman, Bwari Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship primary election in the area. The Chairman, Electoral Committee in the area, Mr Mohammed Ismaila, said that 249 delegates in the area endorsed Gabaya as a consensus candidate along with
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Super Eagles captain donates N2m to Kano school
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, on Friday donated N2 million to Army Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barrack, Kano. Mr. Rilwan Malikawa, Media Officer, Kano Pillars Football Club, said in a statement in Kano, that the donation was for the construction of a mosque in the school premises. According to the statement, Musa made the donation
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Community policing reducing crime in Ojo — DPO
The Divisonal Police Officer (DPO) of Onireke, Ojo Lagos, CSP Olarenwaju Smith, says community policing has been instrumental to crime reduction in the area. Smith spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday, against the backdrop of crime control in the area. He said that without community policing, it would have
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Interior Ministry seeks amendment to Police Trust Fund
From Joseph Inokotong, Abuja The Ministry of Interior has said that in order to overcome some of the challenges militating against optimal provision of internal security in the country, it has resolved to seek an amendment of the Police Trust Fund Act to encompass other internal security agencies in the country. The Minister of Interior,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>India Covid crisis: Hospitals buckle under record surge
India’s healthcare system is buckling as a record surge in Covid-19 cases puts pressure on hospital beds and drains oxygen supplies. Families are left pleading for their relatives who are desperately ill, with some patients left untreated for hours, reports the BBC. Crematoriums are organising mass funeral pyres. On Friday India reported 332,730 new cases
target=_blank rel=noopener>Another person kidnapped in Kwara
Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin One Alhaji Alaga Olayemi, a big time farmer, has been kidnapped in Oke Onigbin in Isin Local Government Area of Kwara State penultimate Wednesday by unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. According to some villagers in the community who confided in this medium, Olayemi and his two aides were
target=_blank rel=noopener>Enyimba crashes in Libya to throw open Confed Cup group
Libya’s Ahly Benghazi guaranteed Group A of CAF Confederation Cup will go to the wire at the final match day, defeating Nigeria’s Enyimba 1-0 on Thursday night. A win for visitors Enyimba could have settled the group, just like the case in all three other groups. But Ahly’s win meant action will continue in
target=_blank rel=noopener>Usen’s ‘Village Boy’ wins UN agency’s award
Tony Anichebe, Uyo ‘Village Boy’, the new book written by Anietie Usen has won the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, (UN SDG Book, African Chapter) award and has been selected as the best of five books nominated for the 2021 World Book and Copyright Day. ‘Village Boy’ came out tops in the SDG 1
target=_blank rel=noopener>FCC orders US broadcasters to identify foreign-govt sponsors of programmes
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it had voted unanimously to adopt rules requiring public disclosure of broadcast television and radio content sponsored or provided by foreign governments. The disclosure would be required at the time of a broadcast if a foreign governmental entity paid a radio or television station, directly or
target=_blank rel=noopener>Security agents foil attempted jail break in Kano
Muhammad Kabir, Kano Security agents on Thursday foiled an attempted jail break by inmates of Kurmawa prison located within the Emir’s Palace in Kano. The spokesperson of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kano, Musbahu Lawal, told reporters that the attempt was masterminded by some condemned prisoners who caused pandemonium in the prison. Lawal said a
target=_blank rel=noopener>Taraba leads as NCDC reports 100 new cases of COVID-19
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 100 new cases of COVID-19 in 8 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This brings the total number of recorded cases so far to 164,588. The public health agency made this known in a post on its verified Facebook page on Thursday night. NCDC
target=_blank rel=noopener>Arsenal owners have ‘no intention’ of selling after Super League backlash
Arsenal’s owners do not plan to sell the Premier League club despite the intense backlash following their involvement in the breakaway European Super League, director Josh Kroenke said. Arsenal were one of six English clubs who signed up for the project before withdrawing amid a storm of protest from fans, players and the British
target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Iheanacho scores again as Leicester sees off West Brom
Leicester opened up a four-point gap to fourth place in the Premier League with victory over relegation-bound West Brom at the King Power Stadium. Three goals in 13 first-half minutes did the damage as striker Jamie Vardy scored one and assisted another, reports the BBC. Vardy was teed up by Timothy Castagne for the
target=_blank rel=noopener>Music Plugger, Sheriff Salaudeen, celebrates decade of impactful entertainment
Widely known for his contribution to the Nigerian music industry, Music Plugger, Sheriff Olaitan Salaudeen, the brains behind leading musical promotion outfit, MuchMusic LessTalk (MMLT) Promotions has disclosed that despite the challenges that comes with the job; working tirelessly in the last 10 years is quite commendable and worthy of celebration. Speaking to the
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