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Fracas as Police on VP convoy clash with customs officials in Katsina

Fracas as Police on VP convoy clash with customs officials in Katsina

There was a mild drama on Tuesday along Katsina Jibia road as Police officers attached to the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo attacked and beat up three customs officials in Katsina state.   The incident occurred at Daddara village in Jibia council area, when the vice president was in the state to condole with

Holiday Safety: Lagos charges parents on vigilance

Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Agboola Dabiri has called on parents and guardians to be aware of the likely increase in the rate of child molestation, sexual abuse and rape, saying that some impostors are in the habit of using the school holiday period to perpetuate evil against school children. The

What President Buhari Told Netherlands Prime Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mark Rutte, at The Hague, in the course of his official visit to the country. The two leaders discussed issues related to the fight against insurgency in the North-East, climate change, particularly the shrinkage of Lake Chad, economic cooperation, the fight against corruption,

Taraba police commissioner attacked, scores feared killed

The Commissioner of police in Taraba State, David Akinremi, was on Monday attacked by irate youths. He was stoned in the head. The incident occurred at Tudun Wada area of Jalingo in the morning. The police chief was rushed to the hospital where he was treated and later discharged. Police spokesman, David Misal, an Assistant

Nigerian prisons below UN standards – Dambazua

Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau on Tuesday said the Nigerian prisons are still below United Nations minimum standard even as he revealed that efforts were being made to meet up with the UN requirement. The Minister who disclosed this in Abakaliki while inspecting the new prisons being constructed by the Ebonyi state government

Restructuring: Southern leaders barred from flying to Makurdi

Group says government descending into military dictatorship They were prevented from flying for security reasons – airport Commandant Some members of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum (southern flank) led by Chief Edwin Clark, were on Monday stopped from traveling to Makurdi to attend the Middle Belt conference on restructuring. Addressing a press conference in

Katsina flood: Death toll rises to 44

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday said over 44 people had lost their lives while 20 others were still missing following the Sunday flood disaster in Jibia Local Government Area of the state.   Mr Masari, who stated this after inspecting the affected areas in the local government, said more than 500 houses

4 policemen in patrol van killed, set ablaze in Edo

Unknown assailants have allegedly murdered four policemen attached to the Sabongida-Ora Division of the Nigeria Police, at the road intersection between Oke-Ora and Avbiosi in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State. The incident is said to have resulted in total confusion in the entire area. It was gathered the policemen who were on

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