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Police raid black spots, arrest two Awawa boys, foil traffic robbery

Police raid black spots, arrest two Awawa boys, foil traffic robbery

Detectives attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have foiled an attempt by traffic robbers to rob commercial drivers and other motorists at Otedola area of Lagos State.   The policemen also raided some hideouts…

23-year-old Indian hemp farmer beheads colleague in Ondo

23-year-old Indian hemp farmer beheads colleague in Ondo

Adewale Momoh Akure Police in Ondo State have arrested a 23-year-old man, Benedict Owalun, for allegedly killing and beheading his friend during a brawl at an Indian hemp farm.   Owalun, who was paraded alongside…

Bandits kill three, re-abduct village head in Niger

Bandits kill three, re-abduct village head in Niger

Bandits numbering over 50 have attacked Madaka village in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State and killed three people including the leader of a vigilance group, Mallam Isyaku Alhassan. The bandits also kidnapped the…

Dangote Refinery, key to Nigeria’s economic survival –Labour

Organised labour at the weekend said the multibillion dollar 650,000 bpd capacity Dangote Refinery currently under construction would define the future of Nigeria and the African continent in general.   Leaders of trade unions affiliated…

Sanwo-Olu to Imams : Spread COVID-19 prevention tips in your sermons

Sanwo-Olu to Imams : Spread COVID-19 prevention tips in your sermons

….Launches Hajj Savings Scheme initiative   Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu Sunday called on imams and other islamic clerics in the state to spread the message of established safety protocols during their sermons to…

Kaduna crisis: 18 killed in three days

Kaduna crisis: 18 killed in three days

At least 18 people, among them children, were killed in three days in Kaduna. The killings, which the state government blamed on gunmen attack and reprisal, occurred on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.   The state…

Njoku, community leader, dies at 61

A community leader and philanthropist, Chief Okechukwu Njoku Ntibundu (Ume Udo I of Uvuru ancient kingdom) of Umuorianu Umuaghara Uvuru in Aboh-mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State is dead. Njoku, 61, died during a…

Gridlock as fuel tanker catches fire on Otedola Bridge

Gridlock as fuel tanker catches fire on Otedola Bridge

There is heavy traffic at the Berger-Alausa-Magodo axis of Lagos State after a fuel tanker caught fire on Otedola Bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Saturday. It was learnt that the incident happened a few minutes…

NGO stages Christmas party for children with special needs

NGO stages Christmas party for children with special needs

  Every December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), a day set aside to raise awareness on challenges faced by people with disabilities. The 2020 United Nation’s theme is “Building Back Better:…

Diri calls for patriotism as Resident Doctors meet in Yenagoa

Diri calls for patriotism as Resident Doctors meet in Yenagoa

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri has appealed to medical doctors and other health practitioners to show more patriotism by joining forces with progressive elements in the country to turn around the health sector. Governor Diri…