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Borders Will Remain Closed, Customs CG Says

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hamid Ali, says Nigerian borders will remain closed until the countries sharing borders with Nigeria stop encouraging importation of contrabands into the country. He said this yesterday when he visited Maigatari, Jigawa State on the Nigeria/Niger Republic border. He said Nigeria could no ...
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Three-Storey Building, Prison Wall Collapse In Onitsha After Downpour

A three-storey building yesterday collapsed at No. 22, Nkisi Aroli Street, Onitsha, Anambra State. The building said to belong to one Chukwuma Njeka, collapsed following a downpour. Thankfully, no casualty was recorded. The prison wall of the Onitsha custodial centre, (formerly known as Onitsha prisons) also suffered a similar fate ...
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UK re-introduces two-year work visa for Nigerians, other foreign students

The United Kingdom has announced a new visa regime, which will allow foreign students stay and work in the country for two years after graduation. British Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, who disclosed this, yesterday, said the new policy would come into effect for students starting courses in 2020. The plan ...
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Xenophobia: 187 Nigerians Arrive Lagos From South Africa

LATEST NEWSTOP NEWS The returnee Nigerians departed their base in South Africa from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, around 4:00 p.m aboard an Air Peace Boeing 777 aircraft, which landed in Lagos at 9:34 pm Wednesday night. Those awaiting the arrival of these Nigerians caught up in the xenophobic crisis ...
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Police Arrest Man Who Burnt Son To Death For Stealing N500

A 35-year-old man in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Idorenyin Essien, has been arrested for burning his seven-year-old son to death for stealing a neighbour’s N500. It was gathered that the incident occurred in a community of Afia Nsit two days ago. Police command in the state, which confirmed the incident ...
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Missing Girl’s Father Sends SOS To Obaseki

Fifteen months after Amanda was declared missing, her 28-year-old distraught father, Mr Edosa Osaruonamen, on Tuesday wrote a Save our Soul letter to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and the state Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Abubakar, to help find his daughter. Amanda and her sister, Christabel, were stolen from ...
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EFCC Arrests Two Suspects On FBI List

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two of the 77 Nigerians wanted by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence for cyber crimes. The Head, EFCC Abuja Zonal Office, Aminu Aliyu, said on Tuesday Chika Augustine and Godspower Nwachukwu were arrested in Abuja, adding that $35,000 was recovered from the ...
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Mob Burns MTN Office In Ibadan

The Bodija, Ibadan office of telecommunication company, MTN, has been set on fire by an irate mob. The incident resulted in gridlock as vehicles passing through Agodi government secretariat road en route the University of Ibadan are having a hectic time, navigating the road. The development made the state police ...
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DSS Arrests Prime Attacker Of Nasarawa Deputy Governor

The Department of State Services in Kano State has arrested a kidnap kingpin believed to have masterminded the recent attack on the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Emmanuel Akagbe. The attack led to the death of three police officers and one civilian. The suspect, Mohammed Akazakwai, was arrested in his ...
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Police Arrest Three Highway Robbers In Ogun

The Ogun State police command have arrested three suspected highway robbers who have been terrorising motorists along Odogbolu-Ijebu Ode Expressway. The suspects were arrested on Saturday 24th August. According to statement release by the command’s spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in Abeokuta “The suspects were arrested when policemen attached to Odogbolu division ...
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