Niger govt. harps on decongesting prisons

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Niger state government has said that it was making efforts to decongest prisons by granting amnesty to prisoners who have been of good behavior or over stayed in prison without justice. The Government through the Secretary, Advisory Council on Prerogatory and Permanent Secretary, Political, Alhaji Baba Wachiko Yahaya said More...

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Cancel Ruga settlements in 14 days, Benue groups tell FG

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Three main socio-cultural groups in Benue State have given the federal government a 14- day ultimatum to out rightly cancel the ill-conceived Ruga project. The groups at a press conference More...

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DPR seals 3 filling stations in Gombe over illegalities

From David Hassan, Gombe The authority of the Department of Petroleum Sources(DPR) in Gombe State said they have sealed three filling stations due to some offences. Head of operations of the department, Mr. Bernard More...

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Military vows to flush bandits out of Benue

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini has said that his men will leave no stone unturned until all criminal elements in Benue State are totally flushed More...

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Govt. making efforts to rescue Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls, others -Presidency

By Lawrence Olaoye The Presidency has clarified that the government is not relenting in its efforts to secure the release of Leah Sharibu, the only girl (Christian) held back by the Boko Haram insurgents from their More...

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Kwara govt urges Nigerian youths to shun drug abuse

From Oluseyi Dasilva Ilorin Youths in Nigeria has been charged to shun drugs abuse so as to be able to build an egalitrian society. Mr Kayode Alabi, deputy governor of Kwara state gave the charge on Tuesday while More...

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Gunmen kidnap Niger gov’s COS sister-in-law

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna. Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the sister-in-law of the Chief of Staff to the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe and one other woman in Kagara town in Niger state. The other More...

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Comedian in court over alleged rape

A 24-year-old comedian, Iyanuloluwa Adejumobi, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly raping a woman. However, when the case was mentioned, Magistrate B.O Osunsanmi did not More...

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BMO to Obasanjo: Stop your hate campaign

By Usman Shuaibu Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again shown his propensity for mischief with his recent letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, designed to further his claim of a Fulanisation agenda, the Buhari More...

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Kebbi govt. distributes 183 vehicles to NURTW, NARTO on loan

From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi The Kebbi State Government has distributed 183 vehicle’s on loan to the National Union of Roads Transport Worker (NURTW) and National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) More...