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BEWARE: Wildlife hunting attracts 10 years imprisonment – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Federation (NCF) has warned that anyone found guilty of exploitation and commercial hunting of wild animals risked 10-year imprisonment with an option of N1million fine or both. Director-General of the federation, Mr Adeniyi Karunwi, gave the warning ...

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Ferocious Nigerian drug pusher wrestles 11 policemen

It took 11 Indian policemen to subdue and arrest a Nigerian drug pusher near a garden at Mini Seashore in Mumbai, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to a report by The Times of India, the accused, Nwafor Igwe Chima, was ...

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Kidnapping: Police to establish trackers

The Inspector- General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, says the force will establish special tracking units in Lagos and Port-Harcourt to check kidnapping and other crimes. Idris made this known when he was interacting with civil society groups and crime ...

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Three killed, 23 injured as GUO luxury Bus plunges into Lagos Lagoon

Not less than three persons were killed, while 23 others sustained injuries after a luxury bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE plunged into a lagoon at Owode-Elede in the Mile 12 area of Lagos state. Adebayo Kehinde, spokesperson for ...

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Suicide bomber kills self, destroys 13 vehicles in Borno

The Borno Police Command said on Friday that a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosive in the midst of 13 trucks along Maiduguri/ Mafa road leading to mass destruction. The Spokesman of the command, Mr Victor Isuku ,said this in ...

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Reps reject Ministry of Communications budget for lack of details

The 2017 budget  of N6.97 billion for the Ministry of Communications has been rejected by the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications. The rejection followed the ministry’s failure to provide satisfactory details of the 2016 budget expenditure. The ministry proposed ...

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Diezani forfeits N34 billion to Nigeria

A Federal High Court Lagos on Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N34 billion (153 million dollars) linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Muslim Hassan issued the order while delivering judgment ...

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Lagos bus conductors to wear uniforms, badges from March

Mr Israel Adeshola, the National President of Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN), says that as from March it is mandatory for bus conductors in Lagos state to wear uniforms, name tags and badges. Adeshola, who made this known in ...

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FG awards 12 road contracts at N126b

Nigeria’s  Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved the award of 12 road contracts  to open up the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, announced this while briefing ...

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PHOTOS: Saraki, Dogara, Lawan visit Buhari in London, say president is healthy

President Muhammadu Buhari who is on vacation in London, hosted the Senate president, Bukola Saraki; the speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, during their visit Wednesday. Pictures from the visit: Welcome to London: Buhari ...

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