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Resignation: Ortom meets Oshiomhole, makes U-turn

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ACF Chairman, Ibrahim Coomassie is dead

ACF Chairman, Ibrahim Coomassie is dead The death has been announced of the Chairman, Board of Trustees of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and a former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie. Alhaji Dahiru Coomassie, a younger brother to the deceased, confirmed the death on Thursday in Katsina. He said that Coomassie died in this evening after a protracted illness at…
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Macron security official filmed hitting protester

Macron security official filmed hitting protester One of President Emmanuel Macron's top security officers was at the centre of an escalating scandal for the French leader on Thursday after being filmed assaulting a protester during a May Day demonstration.
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Ondo police arrest car snatcher after stealing 32 vehicles

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Police Command says it has arrested one Olayemi Adeoye, who allegedly specialised in stealing vehicles, particularly Honda brand. The state police said the suspect had stolen no fewer than 32 vehicles, adding that the operatives of the command had arrested him many times but he managed to get freedom. […]
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Policeman jailed for receiving bribe from robbery suspect

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A dismissed policeman, Akanmu Kabiru, has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment by an Oyo State High Court for receiving bribe from an armed robbery suspect, Badmus Akojode. The court also convicted two other policemen in absentia. The convicted policemen – Tajudeen Olalere and Omotosho Lawrence – have been on the run […]
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Siblings steal dead man’s property

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Two brothers, Ismail Raheem and Ganiu Raheem, have been arrested by the police for allegedly burgling a shop and carting away property worth N2.7m. PUNCH Metro learnt that the siblings, Ismail, 39;  and Ganiu, 43, on July 3, 2018, broke into a store on Block 1, Alapa Fujah, Surulere, belonging to late Omotunde […]
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Ikorodu leaders back relocation of secretariat for shopping mall

Sesan Olufowobi Some leaders in the Ikorodu area say they welcome the move by the Lagos State Government to build a shopping mall at the secretariat of the Ikorodu Local Government Area on T.O.S. Benson Road, Ikorodu. The leaders, who claimed that the secretariat land was currently underutilised, spoke after a meeting, saying the claim […]
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Enugu police arrest robbery suspect in pharmacy

The Enugu Police Command on Thursday arrested a robbery suspect, who allegedly attacked a pharmacy in Enugu metropolis. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the spokesman for the command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said the suspect was arrested by operatives of the Central Police Station, Enugu. Amaraizu, who gave the name of the suspect as […]
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Gunmen kill motorcyclist in Ibadan

A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday by unidentified gunmen in the new Adeoyo Hospital Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, who visited the scene shortly after the incident, reported that the corpse of the man, lying on his back, […]
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2019 polls: Police, civil defence demand N317m to feed dogs, horses

Eniola Akinkuotu, Ifeanyi Onuba and Olaleye Aluko The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps will need N310m to feed and administer drugs to dogs that will be deployed in states for the 2019 elections. The Nigeria Police Force will also require N7m to feed 50 horses that would be used for patrol during the elections […]
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Ortom makes a U-turn, says I am still in APC

John Alechenu, John Charles and Umar Muhammed The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has recanted his earlier declaration suggesting that he has left the All Progressives Congress. He said he was still a member of the APC and was impressed with the intervention of the national leadership of the party. The governor said that […]
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UEFA Nations League..Good Idea or Not?

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Gridlock: Don’t close Third Mainland Bridge, LASG counsels FG

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Thursday urged the Federal Government to postpone its planned closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in the state, adding that the move would compound the unusual gridlock caused by activities of tanker drivers in Apapa. The state government, which lamented the congestion created by trucks and articulated vehicles […]
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NIS tells foreigners not to meddle in politics

Oluwatobi Akindele  The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Badandede, has told foreigners living in the country not to meddle in the forthcoming elections. He said this on Thursday during a summit organised by the Lagos State Command of the service with the title, ‘Collaborative Strategy at Ensuring that Migrants Live Peacefully in […]
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Firm denies criminal allegations by lawmakers

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LASG insists on zero tolerance for begging

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Lagos State Government says its policy of zero tolerance for begging in the state is still in force, adding the spate of street begging is worrisome. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Agboola Dabiri, said this on Thursday at a meeting with stakeholders on curbing the menace of street begging in […]
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Atiku will defeat Buhari in 2019 —Adamawa PDP

Oladimeji Ramon and Hindi Livinus The Chairman of the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Tahir Shehu, has said if given the party’s mandate, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar will send President Muhammadu Buhari packing from Aso Rock next year. According to Shehu, Atiku remains the only candidate with the requisite resources to confront […]
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