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.
Kano Hisbah board destroys 196,400 bottles of alcohol
“In Islam, alcohol is strongly forbidden,” the Kano governor says.
Politicians, Boko Haram planning to ‘destabilise’ Zamfara – Governor
The statement also alleged that “two important personalities of the state are also targeted for elimination”.
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.
Police arrest two women for alleged baby trafficking
The suspects were apprehended on August 26 after they were nearly lynched at Ejigbo.
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.
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.
Kidnapped ASUP chairman, scribe, three others freed
Four lecturers of the institution and one other person were kidnapped.
Niger grants amnesty to 13 suspected armed bandits
Governor Bello of Niger disclosed this at the 2nd General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Annual Peace Lecture.
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.
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.
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.
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
ASUP Chairman, Secretary, three others kidnapped – Police
The police said they were investigating the kidnap of the ASUP officials.
Assembly approves Gov. Abiodun’s request for N1.5 billion CBN loan
There are two newcomers on this year’s list.
Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60 million to Borno IDPs
Mr Gbajabiamila visited the IDPs in Borno State in July.