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    Senate Seeks Capital Punishment for Kidnappers

    With the increasing number of kidnapping and hostage taking in the country, the Senate, yesterday, sought to enact a law that would mandate capital punishment for kidnappers in the country. Adopting the report of the Joint Committee on Police Affairs, National Security and Intelligence, titled: “The unfortunate recurrence of kidnapping and hostage-taking in Nigeria, National

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    Troops destroy Boko Haram hospital, bomb factory in Alagarno

    At the early hours of Wednesday, troops of 156 Task Force Battalion, 29 Task Force Brigade, assisted by Civilian JTF embarked on a long range patrol aimed at clearing remnants of Boko Haram terrorists at Ngula and Kukuruk villages in Alagarno general area. Army Spokesperson, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement said the troops encountered

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    Kidnapped Minister recounts ordeal with abductors

    A former minister, Sen. Iyabo Anisulowo, who was abducted on Wednesday, has described her experience as ” terrible and dehumanising. ” Anisulowo was rescued by the police on Tuesday at about 7.p.m. at Gbegbelawo village near Olorunda town in Abeokuta North Council Area. The former minister was abducted on the Sawonjo-Iganokoto road in Yewa-South Council

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    Enugu Police Commissioner Sacked Over Fulani Herdsman Attacks

    The Police Commissioner in Enugu State, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, was terminated from his post today following a series of clashes between Enugu State residents and Fulani herdsman. Enugu State has experienced significant bloodshed from attacks from Fulani herdsman and communal violence, including one attack in April leaving at least 48 people dead with houses and property

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    Lagos joins oil-producing states as Aje field begins production

    Twenty years after it was discovered, the Aje field located in Oil Mining Lease 113 has achieved its first oil, putting Lagos on the list of oil-producing states in the country. The milestone is coming after several missed targets for the achievement of first oil, the latest being March this year. Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company

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    Anambra Governor makes shocking move against Fulani herdsmen

    Anambra state government has disclosed that it will launch helicopter aerial surveillance to curb activities of Fulani Herdsmen in the state. This was announced by the state governor, Willie Obiano, during the Workers’ Day celebration in Awka adding that he had set up a special committee composed of leaders of the Hausa-Fulani community in the

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    Man divorces wife of 22 years for poisoning his food

    An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday dissolved a 22-year marriage between Yaya Mustapha, 67, and his wife, Aduke. Dissolving the marriage, President of the court, Mr Adegboyega Omilola, said he was convinced that the couple could no longer live together. According to him, the husband who is the petitioner in the case insisted

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    Workers rejoice as PDP governor pays May salary

    Workers in Cross River State broke into jubilation on Sunday, May 1, 2016, after Governor Ben Ayade announced that salaries for the month would be paid on that day. Ayade made the announcement in commemoration of the Workers’ Day celebration. Workers were said to have begun celebrating when they began to receive bank alerts while

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