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Police in Kebbi dismiss allegation that kidnappers of students, teachers used Police vehicle to perpetrate act

Kebbi State Police Command has dismissed allegations that the kidnappers who abducted about 50 students from the Federal Government College, Birnin Yawuri, on Thursday morning used a police vehicle to convey the abductees. The Public relations officer of the command, Nafiu Abubakar, said the Toyota Hilux van used by the kidnappers was hijacked from a […]

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Supreme Court sets aside conviction of 3 lawyers by LDPC for misconduct

The Supreme Court has set aside the conviction of three lawyers, who were tried for professional misconduct before the Legal Practitioners’ Disciplinary Committee (LPDC). The lawyers Mamman A. Waziri, Olayori Muideen and Dr. Osaretin George Izegbuwa were tried by the LPDC for misconduct. The five-man panel of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Mary Odili, […]

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3 die as LASEMA, Other emergency services extinguish OPIC Fire

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA in an overnight operation has concluded a recovery operation that commenced when a gas tanker exploded yesterday night. 3 people are reported  to have died in the aftermath of the explosion. LASEMA and it’s collaborators have successfully extinguished the resultant fire from the gas tanker which broke out […]

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5 dead, 2 injured in Ogun tanker explosion

5 persons were burnt to death and 2 others gravely injured in a fuel tanker explosion at Ajilete area of the Owode-Idiroko road, Ogun State. A truck fully laden with 33,000 litres of petroleum product was said to be descending the steep portion of the road when its tank suddenly detached from its body and […]

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Destitutes evacuation is part of security measures – Oyo State Government

The Oyo state government says its decision to relocate destitutes to a new resettlement area in Ibadan is part of measures to tackle insecurity. The commissioner for women affairs and social inclusion made this known while speaking exclusively with TVC News in Ibadan. The Oyo state government on Tuesday evacuated some destitutes from Jemibewon area […]

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PDP governors’ statement offers no practical solution – Presidency

The PDP Governors’ Forum Communiqué was a spectacular demonstration to the people of Nigeria as to why this party and its representatives should not be entrusted with the national leadership of Nigeria anytime soon. This was contained in a statement signed by the Senior special assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba […]

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Children in Zamfara celebrate Day of the African child in colourful ceremony

Children in Zamfara state have joined their counterparts across the globe to celebrate this year’s day of the African child with a call on government to give more attention to children with special needs They want government at all level to deal decisively with persons stepping on the right of children especially in crisis communities […]

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Update: Court Convicts former Bank PHB MD, Francis Atuche, discharges wife

An Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court has convicted the former managing director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc, Francis Atuche, and the bank’s former chief financial officer, Ugo Anyanwu. The judge found the bankers guilty of stealing and conspiracy to steal. Mr Atuche’s wife, Elizabeth, was, however, discharged and acquitted. The former […]

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FG seeks powers to license, regulate internet broadcast, online media

The Federal Government is seeking power to license and regulate private broadcasting in the country using the internet and other online outlet. Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the submission at a public hearing on a bill to amend the National Broadcasting Act organised by the House Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and […]

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We will soon see results of FG’s security strategy all over the country -APCLAC

A group in the All Progressives Congress, the APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APCLAC) has said it will take some time before Nigerians see the full results of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts in the security sector. APCLAC made the claim in a statement signed by its conveners, Barrister Ismail Ahmed and Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu […]

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Court to deliver judgment on ex-bank MD Atuche, wife N25.7bn fraud case

Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja division, will today deliver judgement in the N25.7 billion alleged fraud charge against former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc Francis Atuche, and his wife Elizabeth. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had in 2011 arraigned the couple and the then […]

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House of Reps raises questions over $44 million Ikoyi recovered loot

The House of Representatives has raised questions about the whereabouts of the 44 million dollars recovered from the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) by Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in 2017 as the Office of the National Security Adviser said it was not in custody of the money. The Director of Finance and Admin in […]

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May inflation rate is 17.93% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the inflation rate in the month of May 2021 is now 17.93 per cent. The Bureau says the figure reduced by 0.19 per cent from the 18.12 per cent recorded in April, 2021. The NBS made this known in its Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for May 2021. […]

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Wives of district head regain freedom after N5m,100 handsets & 5 motorcycles ransom in Niger State

Two wives of District Head of Zungeru, Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger state (Madakin Zungeru), Mallam Mustapha Madaki abducted by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits have regained their freedom after payment of N5 million ransom. It will be recalled that Gunmen, numbering about 20 about a week ago stormed the sleepy town at […]

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House of Reps Joint Committee screens Chief of Army Staff

The Joint Committee of the House of Representatives on Army and Defence has screened the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff,  Faruk Yahaya. In his opening remarks, the Chairman, House Committee on Defence,  Babajimi Benson, expressed concern about worsening insecurity in the country. If confirmed, he urged the nominee to adopt innovative measures to curb […]

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FG approves automatic employment for families of corps members killed in 2011 post election violence

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service for one graduate from each of the immediate families of the 10 slain National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in 2011 in Bauchi State. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Akin Dare disclosed this on Tuesday. He said the President also […]

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NCC begins review of licensing structure for telecoms operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced a review of the existing licensing structure for telecoms operators. The Commission said the development was in response to global trends and the dynamics in the information and communication technology ecosystem. Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has raised a Standing Committee to carry out […]

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Bandits Kill 4 policemen, 1 Civil Defence personnel in Zamfara

Four policemen and one Civil Defence Personnel have been killed, leaving one other critically injured by armed Bandits in Zamfara state. They were killed when the bandits layed ambush along Gora Community in Maradun local government area of the state. TVC NEWS has gathered that the criminals also set ablaze a patrol vehicle belonging to […]

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UNICEF, NASFAT Partner To End Violence Against Women

Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society, NASFAT says it’s partnership with the United Nations Children Funds UNICEF will help in reducing the incident of rape, harmful traditional practices and other forms of violence against women. President of the faith based organisation Abdulmumuni Olaniyi Yusuf stated this in Sokoto, during a press conference on ending gender based violence and […]

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Niger Launches special corps to tackle insecurity

The Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has launched the Niger state Special Vigilante Corps aimed at checking the activities of youth gangs, especially in Minna, the Niger state capital. The Governor assured the parents of the abducted children of Tanko Salihu Islamiyya School, Tegina of their safe return very soon. These are the special […]

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