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Two held for 20-year-old girl’s murder in Enugu

Two held for 20-year-old girl’s murder in Enugu

Police in Enugu State have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old lady, Orji Chiamaka Precious Gold, whose body was dumped in a gutter on Presidential Road, Independence Layout, Enugu, on…

Gunmen abduct couple, farmer in Ibadan

Gunmen abduct couple, farmer in Ibadan

Armed men have invaded Ibadan and kidnapped a couple and another person in the Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State. The three people were kidnapped at two different locations on Monday. The husband and…

Abia govt confirms death of Deputy Chief of Staff

Abia govt confirms death of Deputy Chief of Staff

  The Abia State Government has announced the death of Chief Ukpai Agwu, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. According to a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Kalu, in…

One killed as Police shoot at ‘Free El-Zakzaky’ protesters in Abuja

One killed as Police shoot at ‘Free El-Zakzaky’ protesters in Abuja

  One person was feared killed on Tuesday when the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) at Maitama, Abuja. The spokesperson for the Ibrahim El-Zakzaky-led…

11 petrol tankers destroyed as fire guts garage in Kaduna

11 petrol tankers destroyed as fire guts garage in Kaduna

  Eleven petrol tankers were destroyed on Tuesday when fire razed a parking garage in Anguwan Mu’azu Kaduna South Local Goverment Area. Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), Abdulahi Hassan, confirmed the incident.…

Gunmen abduct couple, another farmer in Ibadan

Gunmen abduct couple, another farmer in Ibadan

Some gunmen on Monday stormed Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and kidnapped a couple and another person in the Oluyole Local Government Area of the state. The three people were kidnapped at two different locations…

Lagos considers forest estates’ audit to tackle security, climate change threats

Lagos considers forest estates’ audit to tackle security, climate change threats

Worried by the possible use of its forests estates as hideouts for criminals, the Lagos State government Tuesday said that it would soon begin an audit of forests estates in the state to prevent intruders…

Armed bandits kill Catholic priest, three parishioners in Benue

Armed bandits kill Catholic priest, three parishioners in Benue

Heavily armed bandits in the early hours of Tursday invaded the Saint Paul’s Aye Twar Catholic Parish, Agu Center in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State and killed a Catholic priest and three other…

Insecurity: Civil defence trains 2000 hunters in S’East

Insecurity: Civil defence trains 2000 hunters in S’East

In preparation for the legalization of the group by the National Assembly (NASS), no less than 2000 members of a special security outfit under the auspices of Hunters Group of Nigeria (HGN) have undergone training…

Internet fraud: Yahoo Boy jailed one year, gets N3m option of fine

Internet fraud: Yahoo Boy jailed one year, gets N3m option of fine

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, Tuesday convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boy Sodiq Adewale’, to a year’s imprisonment. The convict was jailed for being in…