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Late IGP Gambo Jimeta to be buried today

The late former Inspector General of police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta will be buried today after Friday prayers. The late IG died yesterday at 84 after...

CBN to crash high prize of maize, moves to flood markets with commodity

In a bid to crash the price of maize currently pegged at N155,000 per metric tonne, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set...

Anxiety greets Akeredolu’s expulsion of herdsmen from Ondo State

Tension has gripped Ondo State following Governor Rotimi Akeredolu expulsion of herdsmen from the state. The governor, yesterday directed all herdsmen to vacate Ondo forests...

FG may impose another lockdown over COVID-19 spike – SGF

Nigeria may impose another round of lockdown to contain the current spike of the novel coronavirus as the second wave pummels the nation. Secretary to...

Bauchi 2023: Over 9,000 members of 3 political parties join APC for Farouk

No fewer than 9,126 members of three political parties in Shira local government of Bauchi State, including New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), the Peoples...

Bandits abduct 17 in Niger State

No fewer than 17 persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits in three communities of Bassa/Kukoki wards in Shiroro local government...

The next president of Nigeria

By John Paul Events recently unfolding in one of the world’s oldest and unarguably, most stable democratic nations drive home the fundamental leadership roles in...

Four policemen, several bandits die in fierce battle along Birnin Gwari highway

Four policemen as well as several bandits have died during a fierce encounter between the two groups along the dreade Birnin Gwari - Funtua...

Nigeria’s food inflation hits record high of 19.56% in December, NBS says

Nigeria’s headline inflation increased by 15.75 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2020, hitting a record high in recent years. Food inflation also jumped to...

Disquiet trails IGP’s bid to sell police facility in Lagos few weeks to retirement

A major crisis is brew­ing at the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over the decision by the retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mo­hammed Adamu,...

502 convicted, 32 clubs shut down for breach of COVID-19 protocols in Lagos

No fewer than 566 persons have been arrested and 502 convicted for breaching COVID-19 Regulations in Lagos, since the advent of the pandemic’s second...

Buhari Appoints Marwa As New DG NDLEA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier General Mohamed Buba Marwa (rtd), as the New Director...
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Legendary US TV personality, Larry King dies at 87

Veteran broadcaster Larry King, who made his name at CNN, has died at the age 87, the US network reported on Saturday. No cause of...

Gambo Jimeta’s death: I lost a mentor – Ribadu

Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu has expressed deep shock over the death of former Inspector General...

Late Gambo Jimeta exemplified best of law enforcement in Nigeria – Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has expressed deep shock and sadness over the demise of former police boss late Gambo Jimeta. The former...

COVID-19: Ebonyi takes tough measures, bans night clubs, drinking joints, others

The Ebonyi State government has announced a ban on drinking joints and night clubs, among others, to control the spread of the second wave...