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VAT records 1.73 % increase in third quarter - NBS

NBS: 11 people died daily in Nigerian road accidents

No fewer than 1,070 Nigerians died in road accidents in the third quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said, according to a Premium...
Police nab 12 for allegedly stealing EEDC’s property

#EndSARS: SERAP drags FG, Police to UN over detention of Moses Motoni of BudgIT

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to four UN special rapporteurs drawing their attention to “the arbitrary arrest and...
Security operatives bar Olisa Metuh from VIP section

Metuh to appeal court’s refusal to adjourn fraud case

A former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisah Metuh, says he will appeal the decision of the Federal High Court that denied his...
Court adjourns final written addresses in Nyame’s alleged N1.64bn fraud case

Court adjourns final written addresses in Nyame’s alleged N1.64bn fraud case

An FCT High Court in Gudu on Tuesday adjourned final written addresses in former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case until...
N4.5b money laundering: Court issues bench warrant on Nnamani

N4.5b money laundering: Court issues bench warrant on Nnamani

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of a former Governor of...
NSCDC destroys 28 illegal refineries in Edo in eleven months

NSCDC destroys 28 illegal refineries in Edo in eleven months

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it has destroyed 28 illegal refineries in the state in the last eleven...
NDLEA intercepts 200kg of suspected Cannabis in Edo

NDLEA intercepts 200kg of suspected Cannabis in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo says it has intercepted a shipment of dried weeds suspected to be Cannabis Sativa at...
3 Alaba traders arraigned over piracy of Nollywood films

3 Alaba traders arraigned over piracy of Nollywood films

Three Alaba Traders, charged with copyright infringement, on Thursday appeared in a Federal High Court in Lagos. The accused are: David Chukwudi, Austin Igboukwu, Ugochukwu...
NANS hails Gani Adam as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

Aare Ona Kakanfo: Carry us along, Yorubas in Kwara plead with Gani Adams

Yorubas in Kwara state have appealed to the Aare Ona kakanfo of Yoruba land, Dr Gani Adams to carry them along in his quest...
Police in Niger rescue village head, 3 others from abductors

Police in Niger rescue village head, 3 others from abductors

The police in Niger on Saturday said they rescued Malam Haruna Gizo, the village head of Unguwan Gizo of Kagara Local Government Area of...