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5 Jun
More than 20 hours after Nigeria banned the operations of Twitter in the country, a government-owned news agency was still using the social media platform. News Agency of Nigeria published several posts on Twitter on Saturday including a link that leads to a story on the order issued by the attorney general Abubakar Malami for…
22 May
Residents and shop owners at the popular Imgbi road and Punch street were in tears yesterday as the Bayelsa State demolition team in charge of illegal structures demolished
25 Jun 2019
Suicide by Hanging[/caption3The Lagos State police command has confirmed that a 27-year-old man, Omotola, also known as ‘Ola-brain’, on Monday, committed suicide over alleged frustration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos at about 5:30a.m. yesterday. Ademola Ogunjobi, Divisional Police Officer, Epe Branch confirmed…
1 Mar 2019
Zaria in Kaduna State on Thursday recorded its first rainfall in 2019, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The rainfall began at about 9:50 p.m. with showers. It started after many had gone to bed. When contacted on phone, a large scale farmer in Zaria, Malam Musa Dogara appreciated God Almighty for the blessing.…
30 Dec 2018
Scores of corpses were gutted by a mysterious fire at the mortuary section of the General Hospital Enugwu -Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the incident occurred at about 5:40 p.m. on Saturday. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the…
24 Dec 2018
The Police Command in Nasarawa state says it has commenced investigation into an alleged killing of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member by some youths in Akwanga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. ASP Samaila Usman, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) gave the indication in an interview with News Agency of…
9 Dec 2018
The Police in Zamfara have restored peace in Dogon Maje in Tsafe Local Government Area in Zamfara where bandits struck...
27 Aug 2018
Some members of the Nasarawa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Correspondents’ Chapel were on Sunday attacked by suspected armed robbers on Nassarawa-Eggon/Akwanga road in Correspondents’ bus. The members told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that they were coming from an official engagement about 10 p.m when they were attacked by…
12 May 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) congress in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State on Saturday ended abruptly as delegates rowdily disagreed on the election of some candidates. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the congress, which started around 1pm, had been peaceful until commotion erupted over the choice of candidates. Trouble started when…

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