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Man, 75, jailed for defiling 5-yr-old girl

An upper area court sitting in Kasuwan Nama of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state, has sentenced a 75-year old man, Aminu...

We lost over 1 million cows to Boko Haram, rustlers — Fulani

By Ibrahim Babayola A foremost Fulani group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, says it’s members have lost over one million cattle and...

Police gun down 2 robbers on Kano-Kaduna expressway

By Nazifi Haruna Two suspected armed robbers have been shot dead by police in Kano during an encounter along Kano-Kaduna Expressway. A statement by the spokesman...

Nightclub operator arrested for ‘walking girls with dog chains’

By Dawud Nazeefi A nightclub operator in Lagos State has been arrested by the police for allegedly walking young girls like dogs to social events...

Foreign students write Gov. Ganduje: ‘We spent 9 months without upkeep allowances’

By Mustapha Usman, Kano Ninety eight undergraduate students from five universities sponsored to study Pharmacy and Medicine in India by the Kano State government have...

Remains of late Kure arrive Minna, burial holds Wednesday

The Niger State governor, Abubakar Bello,  on Tuesday night received the remains of former Governor Abdulkadir Kure at the Minna International Airport. The body arrived...

Ilesa Prison prepares 30 inmates for university education

The comptroller of prisons, Osun State Command of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Segun Oluwasemire, has said that more 30 inmates from the Ilesa Prison...

Kano pays N398m for WAEC, NECO candidates

Kano State government has approved the payment of N398, 919,800 to 27,268 candidates of WAEC, NECO and SIS examinations. The government said the candidates passed...

Kaduna gets new Head of Service

The Kaduna State government has announced the appointment of a new Head of Service, following the retirement of Alisabatu Dada-Onazi. Mrs Dada-Onazi retired from the...

52 car racers bag 6-month jail terms in Kano

By Dawud Nazifi Fifty two car racers in Kano have been summarily sentenced to six months imprisonment for attacking policemen. The Kano State Police Command had...

Unilorin produces first made-in-Nigeria automobile speed limiter

In response to the challenge thrown at institutions of higher learning in the country by the National Universities Commission, NUC, the University of Ilorin...

157 cases of ‘illegal pregnancies’ recorded in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission has recorded 157 cases of illegal pregnancies in 2016. The chairman of the commission, Aminu Karasawa, stated this in Sokoto...

Taskforce recovers stolen KEDCO installations in Kano

The Anti Vandalism Joint Task Force recently inaugurated by the MD/CEO of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, Jamil Gwamna, has recovered electrical installations worth...

Senior banker, security guard arrested in Rivers bank robbery

A dispmissed policeman, a senior banker and three others have been arrested by the police for planning armed robbery in a Access Bank branch...

Governor Bello lauds Buhari for implementation of social security

The Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has commended the Federal Government for the commencement of payment to the first batch of awardees for the...

Delta APC suspends secretary for collecting N600,000 ‘grant’ from PDP

The Delta State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday suspended its state decretary, Chidi Okonji, for allegedly hobnobbing with the Peoples Democratic...

Kano destroys 1,000 bottles of beer

The Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed over 1,000 bottles of assorted beer confiscated last year. The director-general of the board, Abba Sufi, said the...

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