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Soldier kills watermelon seller for requesting payment in Zamfara

A soldier has allegedly killed a watermelon vendor along Zamfara-Sokoto bypass Road, Gusau. An eyewitness, at the venue of the funeral prayers for the deceased,...
Actor, undergraduate arrested for defrauding traders with fake bank alerts

Police arrest yoruba film actor, poly student for defrauding traders with fake bank alerts...

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested a man, Olumide Olajide, for allegedly defrauding traders in Ibadan with fake bank alerts. Olajide, who claims to...

JUST IN: 6 dead, 46 hospitalized as strange disease hit Kano community

The Kano State Government on Monday, confirmed that six persons died of a strange disease in Minjibir Local Government Area of the state. The state’s...

JUST IN: INEC Abia office set ablaze

Hoodlums on Sunday night razed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State. According to a statement by...
Amotekun arrest four suspected kidnappers in Ondo

Amotekun arrest four suspected kidnappers in Ondo

Men of the Ondo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps have arrested four suspected kidnappers and rescued their victims. The kidnappers had missed their target,...

EFCC arrest 52 suspected internet fraudsters in Benin

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, has arrested 52 suspected internet fraudsters on Sunday, May 9, 2021. According to...

BREAKING: Gunmen kill five, raze vehicle, vigilance office in Anambra

REPUBLICAN NIGERIA gathered that no fewer than five persons have been reported killed by gunmen in Ozubulu, in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of...

Fire guts RCCG in Lagos

The Redeemed Christian Church of God in Ketu, Alapere, Lagos gutted by fire in the early hours of Sunday. Meanwhile, the lagos State Commissioner of...
NDLEA smashes online drug trafficking cartel , arrests 5 in Abuja

NDLEA burts online drug trafficking cartel, arrest 5 in Abuja

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the weekend busted an online drug trafficking cartel that sells drugged cookies, cakes, brownies...
22 Akwa Ibom teenage girls rescued from Ogun brothel

22 Akwa Ibom teenage girls rescued from Ogun brothel

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have rescued 22 teenage girls who were lured away from Akwa Ibom State to Ogun for prostitution. The...

Police arrest eight serial kidnappers in Osun

REPUBLICAN NIGERIA learnt that the Osun State Police Command on Saturday, confirmed the arrest of eight members of a high-profile serial kidnapping syndicate at...

JUST IN: Two feared ‘killed’ as robbers attack bullion van conveying cash in Ondo

Two persons were feared killed while one other person was injured on Thursday after some gunmen attacked a bank’s bullion van in Elemoso village...

EFCC arrest siblings over alleged internet fraud in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two siblings for their alleged involvement in internet...

JUST IN: Gunmen abduct abia varsity students

An unspecified number of students of the Abia State University Uturu (ABSU) has been reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen. The abduction at ABSU was said...

EFCC arrest human organs trafficker in Port Harcourt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, has arrested the leader of a syndicate involved in the buying and selling of...