LASTMA loses 10 to public attacks

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has dismissed 24 of its personnel in the past two years over misconduct. The authority has also lost about 10 personnel, while some others suffered injuries with some resulting in amputation in the course of carrying out their lawful duties. The Chief Executive Officer of the authority, Christian More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Sallah: Two hospitalised as hoodlums fight in Dutse

The police in Jigawa say two persons, a suspect and a victim, are receiving treatment after hoodlums fought in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. The police spokesperson, Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed this to the More...

By new On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Police arrest suspected member of Peace Corps with pistol

The police in Bayelsa State on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a 33-year-old suspected member of the Peace Corps of Nigeria for alleged illegal possession of a pistol. Police spokesperson in the state, Asinim Butswat, More...

By new On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Lagos: 6 men docked over Alaba Int’l market violence

Six men armed with dangerous weapons, charged with causing breach of peace at Alaba International Market, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused are Nzimorah Ifeanyi, More...

By new On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Zamfara govt. destroys 5,870 illegal fire arms

From Ibrahim SidiMuh’d Gusau The Zamfara state government in collaboration with the federal government’s Presidential Committee on Small Firearms and Light Weapons, ECOWAS and European Union as well, has destroyed More...

By new On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Police disperse Shi’ite protesters in Abuja

Some Arrested Shi’ah members, Police Van Damage and Senior Crime Officer, Mr. Linus Ogar who was beat to a coma, during the clash with the police, at the Federal Secretariat, yesterday in Abuja. Photo: Mahmud More...

By new On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Corruption: Attorney General takes over prosecution of 5 National Theatre directors

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed June 13 for the arraignment of five directors of the National Theatre for allegedly receiving N500,000 each from a government contractor. The accused include a former More...

By new On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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17 people killed in Benue communities

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Suspected herdsmen insurgents yesterday attacked a Catholic Church in Ayar-Mbalom community, Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two catholic priests and 13 worshippers. The More...

By new On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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75 yrs old remanded for defiling 2 girls

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna A Magistrate Court sitting in Minna has ordered the remand in prison custody of a 75-year-old dry cleaner, Abdullahi Umar, for allegedly raping two girls and fingering one other. Umar More...

By new On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Okada riders attack, injure VIO officer in Abuja

Suspected commercial motorcycle operators have attacked a Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) personnel in Abuja. Spokesman of the agency, Mr Kalu Emetu, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on More...