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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...

Adamawa NUJ awards vendor, mechanic others, unveils 2021 calendar

The Adamawa State Chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has Unveiled its 2021 calendar. The union, in a delayed 2020 end-of-year dinner during the...

‘Love doesn’t guarantee success of relationships’

By Aisha Ahmad Kole Love cannot help you stick to one person all years round, and on the other hand, cheating isn't always a product...

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,...

COVID-19 kills 26 from December to date in Adamawa – Commissioner of health

Adamawa State commissioner of health, Professor Abdullahi Isa has disclosed that no fewer than 26 persons have died since the incursion of the second...

Museveni declared president of Uganda for record 6th term

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has been reelected to the country’s highest office for the sixth consecutive time. Museveni has so far spent 35 years as...

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...

COVID-19: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday

The UK is to close all travel corridors from Monday morning to “protect against the risk of yet unidentified new strains” of Covid, the...

Biden proposes $1.9trn rescue package to stimulate economy

U.S president-elect Joe Biden Jr. has on Thursday proposed a $1.9 trillion rescue package to combat the economic downturn and the Covid-19 crisis. The move...

No part of Nigeria is under terrorists’ control, APC says

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that terrorists no longer control any part of Nigeria’s territory just as the party advised Nigerians to...

Nigeria records 1,867 COVID-19 infections, highest in a single day

Nigeria has on Friday recorded the highest COVID-19 infections in a single with 1,867 new infections across 23 states and the federal capital territory. Details...

10,000 youths begin match for Gov Bala’s presidency as conveners storm South-East

As part of efforts to consolidate its resolve to prevail on Bala Mohammed, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State to contest for Presidency come...

Anger trails abduction of 18 Kano business men on Abuja/Kaduna highway

Kano State, Northern Nigeria's business hub has been overtaken by anger and grief following the abduction of 18 businessmen along Kaduna-Abuja highway while travelling...

Washington in lockdown ahead of Biden’s inauguration as fears of breach heighten

Ahead of president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration in the United States, the centre of Washington was put on lockdown with over 20,000 armed National Guard...

COVID-19: China finally concedes, allows WHO investigators to visit Wuhan

A team of World Health Organisation (WHO) scientists has finally arrived Wuhan, China, on an investigative visit to trace the origin of COVID-19. This development...

7 months after, soldier who criticized Buratai regains freedom

A lance corporal with Nigerian Army, Martins Idakpini who was arrested by military authorities for criticising chief of army staff Tukur Buratai, and military...

We’ll not accommodate rival security outfits in south east, IPOB warns

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned that it would not tolerate a rival security outfit as proposed by South East governors adding...

Is Bindow in an unholy tryst with Fintiri? – Ibrahim Aliyu

By Ibrahim Aliyu The 2023 elections seem far off but political pundits across the country are already making permutations on the possible outcome of the...

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

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

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