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Inside story of how a criminal gang is terrorising a community in Ado Ekiti

ON Monday, May 2, 2022, residents of the Ajebamidele area of Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti, blocked the ever-busy Ado-Ikere road to protest...

Senate passes bill banning ransom payments to kidnappers

THE Nigerian Senate has passed a bill that bans ransom payments to kidnappers in the country. The bill, which seeks an amendment into the 2013...

Insecurity: Niger state records highest number of deaths, kidnap victims in 3 months

IN the last three months January to March, 1,308 civilians have been killed in violent attacks, while 1,333 have been kidnapped across Nigeria. This is...
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Nigeria: CDD report identifies causes of insecurity across regions

THE inadequate access to justice, corruption, and lack of capacity of state security operatives are recurrent factors responsible for insecurity across regions in Nigeria,...

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 rescue kidnap victims, arrest fake officer in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Police said they had rescued six victims who were abducted earlier this week. In a statement released on Thursday, the Public Relations...
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Insecurity: Adamawa shuts down 30 boarding schools until further notice

THE Adamawa State government has resolved to shut down 30 of the 34 junior secondary boarding schools in the state until further notice. The...

Gunmen abduct Chinese nationals working on Lagos-Ibadan railway

SOME yet-to-be-identified gunmen abducted four Chinese railway workers on Wednesday in Odeda Local Government Area (LGA) of Ogun State, killing a policeman in the...

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Makoko residents reject planned demolition of their community

RESIDENTS of Makoko, Oko-Agbon and Sogunro in the Lagos Mainland Local Government, Lagos State, have resisted the planned demolition...

FG suspends Accountant-General over alleged N80 billion fraud

THE Federal Government has suspended the Accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris over his alleged involvement in an N80...

APC reschedules presidential primary election

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), has said its presidential primary election has been rescheduled to hold on May 29,...

Tax payment: FAAC, FIRS rank NNPC high despite zero FAAC remittance

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) has failed to remit money to the federation account despite posting high remittances...

Police restore order at Dei-Dei market after violent clashes

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command said it has restored calm to the Dei-Dei area of the city. This...
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