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Petrol pump price rises from N121 to N143.8 per litre

A litre of fuel will now sell between N140.8 and 143.8 at filling stations across the country as the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has recommended an upward review of the retail pump price of petrol from the previous N121.50 and N123.50 band.

EXTRA: COVID-19 causes hours-long erection

But this is believed to be the first-time priapism has been a side effect of the COVID-19 which has killed over 500,000 people worldwide.

BREAKING: NASS urges Buhari to suspend recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians

The Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians for Special Public Works across the country.

NGO, women for peace move to stop gender based violence, others in Adamawa

An Adamawa based Non Governmental Organization, Global peace development has joined forces with Women Peace Initiatives to curtail gender based violence and other form of criminality in Yola, the state capital.

23-yr-old wife in police net for cutting off husband’s penis in Taraba

The sleepy village of Tells in Gassol local government of Taraba State was today engulfed in deep shock as a 32-year-old house wife, Halima Umar cutt-off her husband’s manhood.

Police parade 24 suspected rapists, homosexuals in Adamawa

Adamawa State police command has today paraded 24 suspected rapists and homosexuals.

Labour vows to scuttle electricity tariff hike by DisCos

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday vowed to fully mobilise Nigerians to resist any attempt to increase electricity tariffs.

COVID-19: 10,000 pupils to get radio sets from Lagos for homeschooling

Folasade Adefisayo, the commissioner for education in Lagos state, says the state is giving out 10,000 radio sets to pupils in underserved communities to continue their schooling.

Buhari inaugurates N1 trillion gas pipeline to boost electricity, others

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) had said the country’s gas reserves as at January 1, 2020, were 203.16 trillion cubic feet (TCF).

Ardo, r-PDP, others condole with Bwatiye nation over Hama Bachama’s death

The traditional ruler who died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 66 was interned at Lamurde, the spiritual headquarters of the Bwatiye nation according to traditional rites.

Police nab 5 vigilante operatives for alleged murder of 17-yr-old boy in Zaria

The police in Zaria have arrested five members of the Kaduna State Vigilante Service (KADVIS) over the death of a 17-year-old boy at their office in Kofar Doka.

BREAKING: Ondo Governor, Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), the Governor announced in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

Police Nab Foreign Collaborators after Airstrike on Bandits’ Hideouts in Niger

The two foreign criminals were arrested on Monday, at Bangi, in Mariga Local Government Area.

Troops kill 4 bandits, arrest kidnap kingpins in Taraba, Benue States

A statement by Major General John Enenche, coordinator defence media operations defence headquarters Tuesday said the troops came in contact with suspected Tiv militias at Che Jukun village.

Adamawa LGs media aides elect new leadership

Leading the exco is Mohammed Ibrahim Italiya, the media assistant to the Executive Chairman of Shelleng Local government who emerged as the Chairman of the forum.

I’ll accept whoever traditional council chooses as new Hama Bachama – Fintiri

The governor who made the pledge when he paid a condolence visit on Lamurde, the spiritual headquarters of Bachama people urged the council to select the best among those contending for the stool.

Kidnappers kill doctor, son, relative after collecting N7.5m ransom

Investigations revealed that the criminal gang collected N7.5 million as ransom from the families of the victims as condition for their release.

NASS scuttles planned electricity hike by DisCos

The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1st, 2020 and succeeded in convincing the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to defer the plan till the first quarter of 2021.

Brigade commander’s convoy killed 75-year-old man in Katsina

The convoy of a Brigade Commander of the Nigerian Army has been involved in an accident that resulted in the death of a 75-year-old motorcycle rider in Katsina State.

My people live in perpetual fear over incessant killings, Masari tells Buratai

Rugu forest, which cut across 8 local governments of Jibia, Safana, Danmusa, Batsari, Dandume, Sabuwa, Kankara and Faskari has served as the hideout for the bandits.


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