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Zamfara: 372 kidnapped victims freed as dialogue with militants continues – Official

“The bandits comprised of people from many tribes. It is not restricted to Fulani as is being assumed,” the Zamfara police commissioner said.

Hisbah Kano

Kano Hisbah board destroys 196,400 bottles of alcohol

“In Islam, alcohol is strongly forbidden,” the Kano governor says.

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State [Photo: NAN]

Politicians, Boko Haram planning to ‘destabilise’ Zamfara – Governor

The statement also alleged that “two important personalities of the state are also targeted for elimination”.

University of Ibadan (UI)

UI sacks lecturer who protested ‘illegal’ deduction of salaries

Mr Diji alleges that he is being victimised for revealing some of the shady activities in the school.

dead cows

Mystery thunder kills 36 cows in Ondo

The police said the thunder that killed the cows was a ‘natural disaster.’

A 39-year-old woman, Mercy Momoh who stole baby

Woman steals two-month-old baby, gives reason

Mercy Momoh lured the mother of the baby with an offer of relief materials for flood victims.

Nigerian Police

Police arrest two women for alleged baby trafficking

The suspects were apprehended on August 26 after they were nearly lynched at Ejigbo.

Constructed and abandoned borehole nominated by Sen Utazi and implemented by AIRBDA at Unadu community

Non-existent, Uncompleted: Story of Nigerian senator’s constituency projects

Multi-million naira road and water projects nominated by Chukwuka Utazifor execution in his district in 2016 are yet to serve the constituents.

Cattle used to illustrate the story.

Two killed as gunmen attack Adamawa communities

The police in Adamawa blamed cattle rustlers for the attack.

Nigerian Army in Damboa, Borno state (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters)

Nigerian army launches new operation against Boko Haram

The army and other security forces have been battling the Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria since 2009.

72 students bag first class at Federal University, Otuoke, maiden convocation

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Seth Jaja, disclosed this on Saturday at the maiden convocation ceremony of the university.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker, declares APC winner

The tribunal faulted INEC’s declaration of the PDP candidate as the winner of the election.

Kaduna State map used to illustrate the story.

Tribunal sacks Kaduna lawmaker

The tribunal, headed by Adamu Suleiman, in a unanimous decision ordered for a re-run in the 22 affected polling units.

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUPAcademic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP

Kidnapped ASUP chairman, scribe, three others freed

Four lecturers of the institution and one other person were kidnapped.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. [Photo credit: Daily Post]

Niger grants amnesty to 13 suspected armed bandits

Governor Bello of Niger disclosed this at the 2nd General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Annual Peace Lecture.

NAF Jet used to illustrate the story

Nigerian Air Force destroys Boko Haram hideouts in Borno

The air raids were conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole between September 13 and September 20.

World Health Organisation (WHO) Head-Quater in Geneva, Switzerland.

Fire guts WHO vaccination storage facility in Osogbo

Two photocopier machines, two motorcycles, 161,795 pieces of 0.05ml needles and syringe, 633,871 pieces of 0.5ml needles and syringe, 10,575 pieces of 5ml needles and syringe, 3,976 pieces of 2ml needles and syringe were destroyed by the fire.

Heavily Armed Policemen

Police warn trouble makers ahead of Niger council polls

The police boss says concrete security measures had been put in place to guarantee a peaceful atmosphere for the conduct of the elections across the 25 Local Government Areas of the state.

rape victim

EU opens free sexual abuse referral centre in Anambra

The centre is named Ntasi (meaning comfort), in order for rape victims in the state to feel free to visit the centre for help or counselling at no cost

Oyo govt. demolishes 5 shops, seals petrol station for violating environmental law in Ibadan

DPR seals 12 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi

Five filling stations were sealed for under dispensing of petroleum products while the remaining seven were sanctioned for operating without valid licence and non-adherence to required safety precautions.

Former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Nimi Amange

Defection: Bayelsa PDP disowns ex-senator

“PDP in the state knows those who are genuine members. Amange is not one of us.”

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUPAcademic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP

ASUP Chairman, Secretary, three others kidnapped – Police

The police said they were investigating the kidnap of the ASUP officials.

Gracious David-West

How I killed seven women in hotels – Suspect

The suspect says he killed his victims in Lagos, Owerri and Port Harcourt by strangling them.

Dapo-Abiodun

Assembly approves Gov. Abiodun’s request for N1.5 billion CBN loan

There are two newcomers on this year’s list.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Femi]

Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60 million to Borno IDPs

Mr Gbajabiamila visited the IDPs in Borno State in July.