Police arrest university graduate involved in Zenith Bank robbery

Zenith Bank

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a member of the four-man robbery gang that attacked a customer at Zenith Bank in Owerri, killing two policemen. The suspect, Chinomso Onwuegbuchulam, popularly known as Ogolo, was arrested at his hideout at Close 7 Mgbuakara, Eleparanwan in Rivers. The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Chris Ezike, who paraded More...

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By metro On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Teachers hit 32.5% increase in salary

The salary of secondary and primary school teachers in Kaduna states has shot up by 32.5 per cent with effect from February. The teachers would also enjoy tax-free pay until the implementation of the increase in More...

NDLEA
By metro On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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NDLEA destroys drugs worth N10b in Edo

NDLEA The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Edo Command on Friday destroyed illicit drugs valued at more than N10 billion in Benin. Retired Col. Mohammad Abdallah, the Chairman of NDLEA who supervised More...

Tanko Al-Makura
By metro On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Nasarawa state owned tertiary institutions suspend strike

The Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions in Nasarawa State has suspended the infinite strike action it began on Feb. 16. Mr Ariks Samuel-Bashayi, state’s Chairman of the union, announced the suspension of the More...

EFCC
By metro On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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APC reacts to ‘EFCC raid’ of national secretariat

All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked reports that the party headquarters in Abuja was raided by anti-graft operatives. This was contained in a statement on Friday by, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, APC National More...

By metro On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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FG explains why it will thoroughly investigate Dana Airline

The federal government has adduced reason it will thoroughly investigate Dana Airline whose flight recently overshot the runway of the Port Harcourt Airport. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, More...

By metro On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Fire razes Plateau ultra-modern IDPs camp

The newly constructed ultra modern Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Shendam Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau has been razed by fire. The camp was constructed by the Presidential Committee on Flood, More...

Goodluck Jonathan
By metro On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Jonathan, IBB, absent at Council of State meeting

Goodluck Jonathan Former Nigerian leaders, Goodluck Jonathan and Ibrahim Babangida, are notably absent at the meeting of the National Council of State that kicked off minutes ago at the council chamber of the presidential More...

Ike Ekweremadu
By metro On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Insecurity: Ekweremadu calls for new Police

Ike Ekweremadu The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu has called for the establishment of a new police to help check insecurity in Nigeria. Ekweremadu who presided over plenary on Thursday, said More...

Muhammadu Buhari
By metro On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Buhari meets Obasanjo, Jonathan, others over insecurity today

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is the third time Buhari will be hosting the meeting of the council that More...