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One killed in Lagos NURTW fracas as Lagos govt. suspends union

A personal assistant to one of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW Chairmen in Idumota area of Lagos Island has been killed. The personal assistant, identified simply as ‘Arnold Swagger’, was shot by suspected assassins in the early hours of Tuesday in the area. It was gathered that …

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Police arrest Oby Ezekwesili, BBOG members

The convener of the BringBackOurGirls group, Oby Ezekwesili, has been arrested by the police for unknown offences. In series of posts on her Twitter handle, @obyezeks, the former Minister of Education, said she was arrested alongside some members of the BBOG group. According to her, Aisha Yesufu, Ms Maureen Kabrik, Jeff Okoroafor …

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IGP appoints Fatai Owoseni as new Benue CP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris has appointed Fatai Owoseni as the new Commissioner of Police, Benue State Police Command. Owoseni’s appointment is coming months after he was replaced as the Lagos State Commissioner of Police by Edgal Imohimi. The former Lagos police comissioner will replace Bashir Makama as …

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Herdsmen kill 6 persons in fresh Logo, Guma attacks

Six persons have been killed by suspected herdsmen in a set of renewed attacks on communities in Logo, Guma and Okpokwu Local Government Areas of Benue State. Governor Samuel Ortom confirmed the attacks on Wednesday at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital. He made the disclosure when he …

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Lagos arrests 30 cart pushers for dumping refuse on road medians

Lagos State Government on Monday arrested 30 cart pushers for dumping refuse indiscriminately on road medians in some areas of the State in the middle of the night. Chairman of the State’s Task Force on Environmental and Other Special Offences (Enforcement Unit), SP Olayinka Egbeyemi who spoke to journalists, said …

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Benue Killings: PDP Urges Buhari to Visit Benue

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to show empathy to the plight of Nigerians by paying a visit on the people of Benue State to condole with victims of the horrific killing of defenseless Nigerians by marauders. It is very sad to note that in …

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