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21 year-old JAMB candidate arrested with locally made pistol and two rounds of live ammunition at exam centre

A 21-year-old candidate of the on-going Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nasarawa state has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in one of the centres for being in possession of firearms. Confirming the arrest, Mr Bashir Lawal-Kano, the state commandant of the NSCDC told journalists in Lafia on Thursday, May 18 that the suspect ...

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Boko haram gave me N200 to detonate bomb and automatically go to heaven – female suicide bomber

An 18-year-old Boko Haram suicide bomber, Amina, who was intercepted by men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Tuesday in Maiduguri, said she was given N200 for the mission. She told the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri that she was abducted two years ago by the sect members in Madagali, Adamawa, and taken to Sambisa forest. ...

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Civil Defense officer killed by gang of kidnappers during rescue of hostages (READ)

Ten kidnapped victims, including a nine year-old boy, were rescued from a criminal gang which specialized in robbing, raping and kidnapping innocent residents in an early morning raid at the mountainous forest of Darka and Huni-Gade villages in Kuje Area Council of the FCT on Monday, November 21. The rescue operation was conducted by a combined team of 250 personnel ...

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Pastor chains son, 9, for one month for stealing (See Photos)

Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ogun State Command have rescued a nine-year-old boy, Korede   Taiwo, at Ajibawo village in Atan-Ota, Ado-Odo Ota local government area of the state. It was learnt that the boy was accused of stealing meat from their cooking pot by his step mother identified as Kehinde. The step mother was said ...

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Two bomb making factories uncovered in Borno

The Borno State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday discovered two bomb-making factories in Dikwa. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri. Abdullahi said that the factories were discovered during a patrol by men of the command ...

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Nursing mother, baby, 16 others die in Lagos building collapse

Wailings resonated yesterday at Horizon 1, Lekki Gardens, Ikate area of Lagos State, where a five-storey building sank and crumbled like a pack of cards. The incident, which occurred around 3a.m., claimed the lives of a nursing woman, her eight month- old baby and her second child as well as 15 others while 13 people were rescued from the rubble. ...

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VIDEO: Nigeria’s Interior minister, Dambazau, converts SSS officer to “shoe shiner”

Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has been caught on tape using an officer of Nigeria’s secret police, the State Security Service, to clean his shoes in public. A video sent to PREMIUM TIMES by one of its readers showed the minister, dressed in white gown, relaxing on a couch with his legs stretched out. The SSS officer appeared from ...

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Diesel tanker crashes, explodes and burn cars, buildings

A truck loaded with diesel on Tuesday crashed and exploded into flames and burnt vehicles and buildings in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that many houses and cars were burnt as the truck caught fire at the Kafur junction round-about in Malumfashi. A witness, Kamal Lawal-Nakabo, told NAN that the truck ...

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