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Buhari Congratulates German Chancellor, Merkel On Election Victory – Local news Nigeria

File Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders in congratulating German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on her victory at the elections. President Buhari using his Twitter handle felicitated with the German Chancellor’s party and wished her a successful tenure ahead. He said, “I congratulate Chancellor Merkel

Lagos Govt Provides 120 Generators To Police – Local news Nigeria

The Lagos State government has donated 120 new 5KVA generators to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the state. The state governor, who made the donation on Monday in Ikeja, also pledged his continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance. He reiterated the commitment of his administration to

Gunmen Attack Olubadan Palace – Local news Nigeria

Gunmen on Monday attacked the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji wreaking havoc on some vehicles parked inside the palace. The gunmen launched their attack while Oba Adetunji was installing some chiefs including Baales and Mogajis. It was gathered that the gunmen arrived at the palace around noon in a black car and

NAPTIP records six convictions, rescues 158 – metro news Nigeria

The Controller of the zone, Mr Nduka Nwanwenne, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin. The Benin Zone of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) secured six convictions from January to August. The Controller of the zone, Mr Nduka Nwanwenne,

Man drowns in well, police begin investigation – metro news Nigeria

The victim, who lived at Uli Street, Ogui in Enugu, got drowned in a well inside an uncompleted building located at Pocket Layout in Nkpokiti in the state capital. • Adetuyi tasks police on integrity, justice  The Enugu State Police Command on Sunday launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the drowning of Justus Oruka in

Six-year-old Boko Haram Attack Victim Survives Spinal Cord Surgery – Local news Nigeria

Ali Ahmadu, a 6-year-old victim of Boko Haram attack in Chibok, Borno State has successfully undergone a spinal cord surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. Ali, who was flown out of the country by Dickens Sanomi Foundation survived a six-hour operation that put him back on his feet after being restricted to a wheelchair for

Flood sacks 12 communities, destroys 3,000 farmlands in Cross River – metro news Nigeria

The only bridge in Bebuo Bomaji, Cross River State collapsed after the flood. Twelve communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River have been flooded following two days of heavy rain, while more than 3,000 farmlands were equally destroyed. The incident, which occurred last week, has rendered hundreds of residents homeless as properties worth millions of

Lagos Chief Imam’s Death, Great Loss To Nigeria- Ambode – Local news Nigeria

File photo Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed sadness over the death of the Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Garuba Ibrahim Akinola, describing it as a great loss. Akinola, died on Sunday in Lagos at the age of 79. The Governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Habib Aruna,

Police, army swoop on kidnappers’ dens in Ondo – metro news Nigeria

The police embarked on “Operation Sting” at the weekend to clear Ore, headquarters of Odigbo Local Government Area and popular commercial hub that serves as gateway to the eastern parts, South-South states, and Lagos. Consolidating on efforts to nip activities of kidnappers in Ondo State in the bud, the state police command and the 32

Troops Kill Two Boko Haram Suspects, Arrest Terrorists’ Informant – Local news Nigeria

The Nigerian Army says troops fighting the insurgency in the Northeast have killed two suspected members of Boko Haram terrorist group in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. The Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman in a statement on Sunday said that teams of 202 Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, encountered the insurgents

Governors mark Saudi Arabia national day in Kano – metro news Nigeria

Gaidam (middle) flanked by Bagudu (left); Hafeez, Alghamdi, Abubakar, Wakkala among other dignitaries. Saudi Arabia was decked green — the color of its flag at the weekend in celebration of the country’s 87th National Day, which held on Saturday. In Nigeria, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State and his Kano, Jigawa, Kebbi and Zamfara states