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28 Feb 2019
Kaduna Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, yesterday confirmed the death of 29 persons and burning of 40 homes during Tuesday’s attack by unknown gunmen on Katmai village in Kajuru council area of the state. During a press briefing in Kaduna, the CP said he, alongside the Garrison Commander, 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier-General…
28 Feb 2019
It is bitter irony of the winner-take-all American system we have imported hook, line and sinker that the man who secured more than 11 million votes may have no role in the new government that would take effect from May 29, 2019. Unlike what we had in 2015, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, the loser of the…
25 Feb 2019
Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State, is filled with apprehension following an assassination attempt on the life of the Senator representing Nasarawa Southern Senatorial District, Senator Suleiman Adokwe.  Senator Adokwe, who related the ugly experience to journalists at his Lafia residence, alleged that some overzealous supporters of a rival political party, who were embittered by…
25 Feb 2019
If there was a political IOU that Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, had upon quitting President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet last year to contest election, he settled it through the outcome of last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election in the state.    Call it ‘vote buying’ or what you may, or even election malpractice…
24 Feb 2019
The Police Command in Taraba has confirmed the killing of five persons by gunmen in the early hours of Sunday after the general elections in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr David Misal, made the confirmation while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo. Misal said the five persons were coming…
23 Feb 2019
Unprecedented violence; the best way to describe yesterday’s national elections! Many Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, might not be disappointed, given the level of tantrums thrown around by politicians in the lead up to the crucial elections. He had had to issue a shooting threat to ballot box snatchers, and he got a good dose…
23 Feb 2019
No fewer than 23 persons were arrested for various electoral offences in Lagos State on Saturday, according to the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Zubairu Muazu Muazu told newsmen after monitoring the exercise with the AIG Mr David Folawiyo that nine persons were arrested for allegedly burning and destroying election materials at Okota. The…
23 Feb 2019
Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations. David Folawiyo, Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), monitoring the general elections in Lagos State, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the suspects were molesting electorate from exercising their franchise. The AIG, in company…
23 Feb 2019
The Police Command in Enugu State has debunked a social media rumour of a bomb explosion within Enugu metropolis on Friday. The rumour spread 12 hours to the commencement of the re-scheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, issued a statement in Enugu on Friday with regard…
22 Feb 2019
A woman, who attempted to dump the body of his man-friend, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command. The suspect, Aderonke Ayinde, attempted to dump the body of Mr. Asimi Abiodun, in a bush near her house. According to the police, the deceased who was a man-friend of the suspect came to spend…
22 Feb 2019
Two kidnap suspects, Agu Izuchukwu, 19 and Tunde Olaewo, 21, who had planned to abduct their boss have told detectives that they would have collected N60 million as ransom for his release. The police said that the victim, an oil and gas merchant identified as Solomon Orungo, who resides at Bucknor area of Ejigbo in…
21 Feb 2019
Rio de Janeiro's favelas are known for high crime. But in one of the city's poor neighborhoods, rights groups say residents face a new threat: police snipers. According to an investigation by human rights organizations, at least five people were shot dead between October and January from a police tower in the northern Manguinhos favela.…

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Ekiti State Ministry of Arts Culture and Tourism has been selected by the Federal Government to represent the country at the 2023 Surajkund International Arts Festival, holding in India, from February 3 to 19. Immediate past Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, made this known to the News Agency…
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Tragedy struck on Friday when five persons died in a road crash in Zaranda village, on the Bauchi-Jos road. Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, FRSC, disclosed this in a road traffic crash report made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Saturday. The FRSC boss added that five other people were…
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Imo Police Command says it repelled an attack on the building of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) located in Orlu LGA in Imo by the suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The command further disclosed that the hoodlums, who attacked the INEC facility, later retreated with bullet wounds after they suffered…
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The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the candidature and nomination of the governorship candidate of APC in the July 16 governorship election in Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. Oyetola and Alabi are the immediate past governor and deputy governor of Osun. The court set aside the ruling of the…
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday published a report aimed at helping stakeholders worldwide end the growing scourge of violence online against children. WHO, in the new report, “What works to prevent online violence against children,” focuses on ways of curbing the grooming of youngsters via the Internet, sexual image abuse, cyber aggression and…