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Nigerian troops lose soldier and kill 42 bandits in Niger

A joint military-police operation eliminated 42 bandits in the Shiroro area of ​​Niger state. The troops were deployed after the intelligence on their movement towards the village of Alawa. The agents ambushed criminals who fled the ongoing military operation in Zamfara. They...

Insecurity: Police tell Okada passengers in Ogun to register before October 1

Commercial motorcyclists, also known as okada motorcyclists, have been told to register with the Ogun state government by October 1, 2021. State police public relations officer Abimbola Oyeyemi, in an interactive session on Monday, revealed that banned okada riders in...

Fake and biased news causing disunity in Nigeria – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that false and biased news are the main causes of disunity in the country. Pantami urged Nigerians, particularly media professionals, to avoid spreading fake news. He made the remarks...

NSCDC Kogi repudiates officer arrested for armed robbery, says ‘he’s a deserter’

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Kogi State Command has opened up to the arrest of an alleged Corps officer in Kogi State. Abdullahi Saidu, who was arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery and banditry in the Koton Karfe...

Kwara Education Commissioner Condemns Low Pupil & Student Engagement As School Resumes

The 2021/2022 academic session began Monday at Kwara State elementary and post-primary schools amid reports of low student and pupil participation. Reacting to the development during an inspection tour of schools in Ilorin, the state capital, Education Commissioner Hajia Sa'adatu...

Nigerian government empowers police to prosecute travelers with false COVID-19 PCR results

Nigeria's federal government has given police powers to prosecute passengers with falsified COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) results. Newslodge compiled that the amended protocol, signed by the Secretary of Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, entered into force on September...

Grupo S / East advocates the establishment of the Mining Police, a special court for illegal miners

Youths For Progressive Alliance (YFPA), a socio-political organization in the Southeast, has endorsed calls for the establishment of the Mines Police, Special Court or Courts to try smugglers of Nigeria's solid mineral resources. The group regretted that Nigeria loses around...

President Buhari Approves Kwara Neuropsychiatric Hospital

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a neuropsychiatric hospital for the state of Kwara. The hospital will be located in Budo-Egba, in the Asa local government area of ​​the state, according to a letter communicated to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq by Health...

Abdiah Mailafia apologized to the Igbos for the Biafra war: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer for Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to the death of Obadiah Mailafia, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Ejiofor said Mailafia sought forgiveness, peace and reconciliation...

Ogun education policies poorly implemented – NAOSS tells Commissioner

Students from Ogun State have told the State Commissioner of Education, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, that the good policies of the government led by Governor Dapo Abiodun in the education sector were not well implemented by his ministry. The students, under...

Abia government confirms attack on travelers, denies abduction of ABSU students

The Abia state government has expressed sadness at the report of an attack on travelers by thugs operating along Ihube, Okigwe LGA of Imo state. It was learned that some students from the Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, were attacked by...

Kogi: 11 bandits neutralized, victims rescued

No less than 11 bandits have been neutralized in Kogi state by vigilantes. The bandits were neutralized in the Koton Karfe local government area of ​​the state. Onogwu Muhammed, the chief press secretary of the state governor Yahaya Bello, revealed this...

IVA: You are nothing without the north, other states: Masari shoots at Wike, Sanwo-Olu

Katsina State Governor Bello Masari has criticized Lagos and Rivers States for their stance on tax collection. Masari said Rivers and Lagos states would not have great revenues without contributions from other states. The governor described the Lagos and Rivers states...

Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi loses wife

The revered Islamic cleric and leader of the Tijaniyya Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, lost one of his wives, Hajiya Zainab Dahiru Bauchi, on Sunday. The deceased, Newslodge learned, died this afternoon at a time when her husband...

VAT: FIRS amendment motion, dead on arrival, State House of Assemblies will kill him – Akeredolu

The Chairman of the Forum of Governors of Southern Nigeria and Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that the amendments requested by the Federal Internal Revenue Service, FIRS in the National Assembly on the controversial Value Added...

BREAK: Buhari appoints board members of NNPC Limited [SEE FULL LIST]

President Muhammadu Buhari has led the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, into a company. Buhari delivered the directive to NNPC's NNPC Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari. His spokesperson, Femi Adesina, revealed the president's directive in a statement issued...

Elon Musk welcomes SpaceX crew home with $50m donation to charity

Elon Musk surprised his first all-private crew of space tourists with a welcome home gift after their trailblazing trip to orbit ended on Saturday night: a $50m donation to the children’s charity St Jude. The billionaire SpaceX founder tweeted soon...

Obadiah Mailafia was persecuted to death by DSS, government of Buhari – Sowore

RevolutionNow Movement coordinator Omoyele Sowore has reacted to the death of former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia. Mailafia was confirmed dead Sunday morning after an unknown illness. In reaction to his death, Sowore noted that Mailafia...

BREAKING: Abdiah Mailafia, Former CBN Lieutenant Governor, Is Dead

Obadiah Mailafia, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, died. Mailafia, the 64-year-old man, passed away Sunday morning at Abuja National Hospital. Recall that Obadiah Mailafia generated controversy after he gave an interview in which he accused most of...

Jubril from Sudan: Buhari’s visit to Imo proved that Nnamdi Kanu lied, he is not cloned – Orji Kalu

Former Abia State Governor Orji Uzor Kalu said on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the southeast has cleared up all the lies about his true identity. Kalu, who is the Senate Whip Chief, said Buhari's visit to Imo...
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Insecurity: Police tell Okada passengers in Ogun to register before October 1

Commercial motorcyclists, also known as okada motorcyclists, have been told to register with the Ogun state government by October 1, 2021. State police public relations...

Thierry Henry ‘not surprised’ by Messi’s reaction to being replaced by Pochettino

Former Arsenal captain Thierry Henry has said he was not surprised by Lionel Messi's reaction after he was substituted during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 win...

Fake and biased news causing disunity in Nigeria – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that false and biased news are the main causes of disunity in...

NSCDC Kogi repudiates officer arrested for armed robbery, says ‘he’s a deserter’

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Kogi State Command has opened up to the arrest of an alleged Corps officer in Kogi...
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Insecurity: Police tell Okada passengers in Ogun to register before October 1

Commercial motorcyclists, also known as okada motorcyclists, have been told to register with the Ogun state government by October 1, 2021. State police public relations...

Thierry Henry ‘not surprised’ by Messi’s reaction to being replaced by Pochettino

Former Arsenal captain Thierry Henry has said he was not surprised by Lionel Messi's reaction after he was substituted during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 win...

Fake and biased news causing disunity in Nigeria – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said that false and biased news are the main causes of disunity in...

NSCDC Kogi repudiates officer arrested for armed robbery, says ‘he’s a deserter’

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Kogi State Command has opened up to the arrest of an alleged Corps officer in Kogi...
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