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A group, Shaimes Unusual Hearts Foundation, has facilitated the release of five prisoners from the Suleja Medium Security Custodial Centre in Niger State.
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The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has commended a police officer Daniel Amah for rejecting a $200,000 bribe in a case of alleged armed robbery. Amah is a divisional Police Officer of Nasarawa Station in Kano State. The IGP in a letter commended Amah for exhibiting “sound professionalism.” Baba noted that the professional attitude displayed…
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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has embarked on mass elimination of shanties, regular raiding and clearing of hideouts harbouring criminals and hoodlums in the territory. Amb. Abu Mohammed, the Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Minister on Security Matters, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that most of…
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger Command, has arrested an 18-year-old student, over alleged attempt to kidnap the Provost, College of Fisheries, New Bussa. A statement on Wednesday in Minna by the command spokesman, ASC Nasir Abdullahi, said the suspect, who is a student of the college, was arrested on Aug. 10.…
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The long wait for the planned relocation of saw millers of Oko Baba in Ebute Metta, Lagos Mainland, to a proposed permanent site in Agbowa, will come to an end in December, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu assured the timber traders.
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On Tuesday, 50 Nigerians were inducted into the 2022/2023 cohort of the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) at a ceremony attended by U.S. Consul General Will Stevens.
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Gunmen, yesterday, in Imo State, struck again killing a commercial motorcyclist at Ogbaku Market in Mbaitoli Council of the state.
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Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested and paraded five notorious pipeline vandals, who specilised in breaking and damaging crude oil pipelines for illegal oil bunkering activities
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Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Plateau State, Dr. Matthew Audu, has told Governor Simon Lalong that the apology he tendered to the Church has been accepted...
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The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has begun bio-data registration of indigenous medicine and herbal practitioners in the state as a measure to stem the tide of insecurity
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Lagosians have called on the state government to ban commercial motorcycles in Lagos. A stakeholders’ forum convened to review the ban on commercial motorcycles
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Arewa People’s Coalition has condemned what it described as “sponsored Lagos protest” by some All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters against the party’s contentious Muslim-Muslim
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Nigeria Customs Service (NIS), Kebbi State Command, has seized 478 jerry cans containing 11,950 litres of smuggled Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) being transported out of the country

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At least 26 people died and dozens of others were injured in forest fires that ravaged 14 districts of northern Algeria on Wednesday, the interior minister said.
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A bus crash east of Morocco's economic capital Casablanca on Wednesday left 23 people dead, a health official said, marking one of the deadliest such accidents in recent years.
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A Russian strike killed at least three people and wounded 10 others in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday, the city's mayor said. The attack started a fire in a block of flats in the northeastern city, Igor Terekhov said on the Telegram app. Kharkiv was besieged in the first days of the invasion…
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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Wednesday, said that the national grid has been shutdown following the industrial dispute by the two in-house unions in the company.
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The Naira on Wednesday appreciated against the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N429.38.