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How bandits killed Hamidu, former Zamfara governorship aspirant

A FORMER governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State and one-time director of protocol at the Ministry...

Police foils attempt to abduct clergyman, arrest kidnappers in FCT

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command says it has foiled a kidnap attempt on a clergyman and arrested some suspected kidnappers. A statement by...

Police confirm abduction of Uniabuja staff

GUNMEN attacked the University of Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday and abducted staff members and their family resident at the staff quarters. Reports...

Herdsman handed life imprisonment for open grazing, attempted murder in Ekiti

A 32-year-old herder, Muhammadu Abubakar, has been sentenced to life imprisonment in Ekiti State. Abubakar was found guilty of two count charges of breaching the...

Bauchi community decries neglect by governor, elected officials despite repeated attacks

...Says two killed; pregnant woman, three others abducted in one month A local settlement in Bauchi State, under the umbrella body of Concerned Citizens of...

Omoyele Sowore loses brother to gunshot by suspected kidnappers

SAHARA Reporters’ Publisher Omoyele Sowore has lost his younger brother Olajide Sowore to gunshot by suspected kidnappers. Sowore, who announced the demise on his Facebook...

Katsina imposes cattle travel ban

KATSINA State government has placed a ban on transportation of cattle from the state to other states within the country. This was disclosed in a...

Gunmen kill senator’s son in Kaduna

GUNMEN in Kaduna State have killed Abdulkarim Bala Na’Allah, son of the Senator representing Kebbi South Bala Na’Allah. The victim was attacked and killed in...

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