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Six kidnappers die in gun duel with police  

THE Edo State Police Command said six kidnappers were killed on Wednesday during a gun duel in Uzea Forest in Esan Central Local Government...

Gumi says inter-tribal war is going on in Nigeria, accuses government of taking sides

ISLAMIC cleric Ahmad Gumi has accused the Nigerian government of taking sides in what he described as an inter-tribal war going on in the...

Outrage over alleged killing of 13-year-old girl in Kaduna

THE alleged killing of a 13-year-old girl by bandits around Anguwar Magaji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State has elicited public outrage, ...
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FCT police arrest suspected kidnappers as gunmen wreak more havoc in Kuje

THE Federal Capital Territory Police Command has apprehended five suspected kidnappers along the Tungan-Maje, Bwari and Kwali-Kuje axis of Abuja. In a statement mailed to...

Senate seeks 15-year jail term for Nigerians paying ransoms to kidnappers

THE Senate is seeking a 15-year jail term for any Nigerian who pays ransom to free a kidnapped victim. This is contained in a bill...

Wife of Akeredolu’s chief of staff regains freedom

SADE Ale, wife of the Ondo state governor’s chief of staff, Olugbenga Ale, has regained freedom after spending two days in the hands of...
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Bolt driver escaped ritual killers, yet made to pay N20, 000 at FSARS office to investigate culprits

ON Wednesday 23 September, Kingsley Amaechi, an indigene of Abia State resident in Lagos picked three passengers at Eleganza bus stop – a notable...

Army court-martials 14 officers, soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping

THE Nigerian Army said on Saturday it has begun proceedings to court-martial 14 officers and soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping and desertion, among other...

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How Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital hid details of N3.07 billion COVID-19 awarded contracts

ON May 30, The ICIR wrote to the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation to request details of...

Misinformation: Tinubu asks Peter Obi to caution supporters

THE Tinubu Campaign Organisation (TCO) has asked Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) to caution his supporters for...

West Africa plans enhancement fund for regional electricity market

THE West African Power Pool (WAPP) is planning to create a Liquidity Enhancement Revolving Fund (LERF) for the ECOWAS...

NED offers grants for media projects

THE National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking proposals for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions.  NED encourages applications...

Alabama boy makes U-turn, admits he “unintentionally” killed his Nigerian mom

A 12-year-old Alabama boy has admitted “unintentionally” killing his mother over the weekend in their home after initially making...
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