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Bandits invade Niger hospital, kill two, abduct doctor, nurses, patients

TWO persons were reportedly killed while a doctor, nurses and patients were abducted when bandits attacked Abdulsalami Abubakar General Hospital in Gulu, Lapai Local...

Father of Osun lawmaker recounts how abductors attempted to use him for rituals

MUFTAU Lawal, who is the father of Adewunmi Kofoworola Babajide, the lawmaker representing Ede North State Constituency in Osun State House of Assembly, has...

Train attack: Why we can’t resume service on Abuja-Kaduna route – FG

THE Federal Government has disclosed the reasons behind the delay in the resumption of train services on the Abuja-Kaduna route. Speaking with journalists in Abuja...
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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...

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Poor awareness undermines FG’s health intervention scheme in Gombe

By Deborah Dangana Ali Falila, 35, a mother of four, reside in Mallam Anna village did not have any choice...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over an alleged defamatory post...

No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said no federal public servant, including elected and appointed officials, will...

Naira redesign: Presidential endorsement not sufficient to legitimise process – Falana

HUMAN rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has faulted the recent endorsement of the naira redesign by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying...

ECOWAS to get new complex in Abuja by 2025

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has laid the foundation of the new ECOWAS Headquarters Complex in Abuja, the Federal Capital...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

Student critic apologises to Aisha Buhari, deactivates social media accounts

A STUDENT Aminu Adamu has apologised to the wife...

NCC raises alarm over new phishing attacks, malware threats

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team...
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