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Federal Government Mandates Registration of PoS Operators to Enhance Security

The Federal Government has announced the mandatory registration of Point-of-Sale (PoS) operators nationwide, aiming to bolster security measures and facilitate the apprehension of ransom recipients. Failure to comply with the directive by July 7, 2024, will result in action by…

Flooding: Jigawa Governor, Namadi directs commencement of frontline areas’ embarkment

Jigawa State Governor, Malam Umar Namadi has ordered the immediate commencement of embarkment of frontline areas across the state. Senior special assistant to the Governor on media affairs, Hajiya Zainab Shua’aibu Rabo Ringim disclosed this in a statement issued to…

Catholic Archdiocese Orders Closure of School After Gunmen Attack

Following a recent attack by unidentified gunmen, the Catholic Archdiocese of Makurdi, Benue State, has issued a directive for the immediate closure of Father Angus Frazer Memorial High School in Adeke, Makurdi. The assault, which occurred late on Tuesday, May…

Lagos State Government Launches Discount and Amnesty Program for Building Permits

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a discount and amnesty program designed to incentivize property owners to obtain necessary permits and adhere to building regulations. Dr. Oluyinka Olumide, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, made the announcement during…

Police Apprehend Eight Suspects Ekiti varsity cultist

According to Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer for the Ekiti State Command, the arrest occurred following a distress call received by the Rapid Response Squad. Abutu, speaking on behalf of the state police commissioner, Mr. Adeniran Akinwale, stated…

Osun Amotekun arrests ex-convict, one other for theft

Two artisans, Toheeb Yekini, 35, and Yekini Sulikaleni, 30, said to be an ex-convict, both from Iwo, Osun State, have been arrested by the operatives of Amotekun corps for alleged burglary and theft. The suspects were reportedly arrested at the…

ASUP commends Uzodimma over merging of Imo poly campuses

Imo State Polytechnic chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has applauded the governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma for merging the three campuses of the institution to domicile at Omuma in Oru East Local Government Area. The…

Abducted editor resigns after newspaper apologises to Gbajabiamila

Abducted editor, Segun Olatunji, has resigned from his position at FirstNews following an apology made by the management of the media house to the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila.Olatunji, who spent two weeks in detention after he…

Anambra arrests eight for N800,000 fraud

The Anambra State Government, through the Ministry of Women and Social Welfare, in collaboration with security operatives, has arrested eight suspects for allegedly extorting over N800,000 from some women in Awka. This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by…

DSS arrests wanted former Oyo Park Chairman, Auxiliary

The Department of State Services (DSS), has apprehended Mukaila Lamidi, also known as Auxiliary, the former chairman of the Oyo State Park Management System (PMS). The arrest took place at his residence in Ibadan, Oyo State’s capital, around 4:00 pm…