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Bafarawa’s Son Arrested over Armed Banditry

Eldest son of the former Governor of Sokoto State Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and a serving Commissioner in Sokoto State Sagir Attahiru Bafarawa has been arrested by the Special Tactical Squad from the office of the Inspector General of Police in connection with the ongoing investigations of his cousin Musa Kamarawa …

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Police arrest Chinese citizens over Donkey hides-NAQS

The federal government intensifies war against the slaughter of donkeys and trading on its hides, the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), Wednesday, disclosed that some Chinese citizens have been arrested by the authorities for flouting the law on donkey business. It, however, did not elaborate on the details of the …

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Gunmen kill five Plateau mining workers

Gunmen on Saturday evening killed four workers at a mining site in Dong village Plateau State. Reports from the community hinted that the gunmen stormed the mining site and shot the workers dead. It was gathered that no fewer than five men were shot dead while a woman who survived …

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Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa State have discovered the corpse of a three-year-old child, identified as Aminu Bukar, who went missing on Jan. 14 in Guri Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. The Police Public Relations  (PPRO) in the state, ASP Lawan Shiisu, confirmed this in a statement he issued …

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Concerned Nigerians dragged Buhari to ECOWAS court.

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to ECOWAS court by concerned Nigerians over “secrecy in the spending of loans so far obtained and the unsustainable level of borrowing by the Federal government and the 36 states. The government is also been sued over the crippling debt burden, and the disproportionately …

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Kayanmata seller, Jaruma arrested in Abuja.

Controversial aphrodisiac seller Hauwa Saidu Mohammed, popularly known as Jaruma, has been allegedly arrested in Abuja. According to reports, she was arrested on Friday for drug use. The sex therapist and mother of one was reportedly arrested by billionaire Ned Nwoko for defamation and drug abuse. Recall that the billionaire’s …

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Jigawa court acquits known kidnapper for insanity

A man convicted of kidnapping a six-year-old boy has been acquitted after the court found he has mental problems. Jigawa State Ministry of Justice spokesperson Zainab Baba-Santali revealed as much in a statement on Friday. Ms. Baba-Santali said that Safiyanu Rabiu lured four of her neighbors’ children with sweets and …

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