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NAF confirm elimination of bandits’ leaders in Zamfara

THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have confirmed the deaths of bandits' leaders in Zamfara State during an airstrike on New Year's day. Spokesperson for the...

Maiduguri: Troubled city in darkness (Part one)

For 11 months in 2021, Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria has been without electricity due to attacks on transmission lines by terrorist groups that...

Police probe officers accused of bitcoin extortion

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba has ordered a 'holistic investigation' into the alleged extortion of N22 million worth of bitcoin at gunpoint by...

How Nigeria’s justice system frustrates cases of sexual violence against street children

In Nigeria, children without proper parental guidance have been victims of sexual abuse perpetrated by adults who take advantage of their vulnerability. But the...

Police arrest 11 kidnappers in Taraba, recover rifles, ammunition

THE Nigeria Police, on Sunday, arrested 11 members of a kidnap syndicate in Taraba State. The suspected kidnappers, according to the Force Public Relations Officer...

Fani-Kayode gets bail over alleged forgery of hospital documents

...Trial to begin February 2022 THE Lagos Special Offences Court, on Friday, granted a former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode bail in the forgery case...

Insecurity: Chinese high-level security experts coming to help Nigeria

A HIGH-LEVEL delegation of Chinese security experts is expected in Nigeria to help tackle insecurity in the West African country. Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Cui...

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