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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed

Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed

Antonio Conte has thanked Diego Costa after the Chelsea forward’s January move to Atletico Madrid was confirmed. Chelsea and Atletico agreed a deal, estimated to be worth up to €60million, on Thursday, which is set to go through in full when a medical has been passed and personal terms are agreed. Conte and Costa, who has been at Stamford Bridge ...

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Nigeria Police Force dismiss officer who killed a man and planted a gun on him to label him an armed robber in Enugu

Nigeria Police Force dismiss officer who killed a man and planted a gun on him to label him an armed robber in Enugu

The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) for murder. A statement released by the commission’s spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani, says the officer, whose identity was undisclosed, shot and killed an innocent citizen in Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State and after murdering the victim, planted a gun on him and labeled ...

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71 year old man, 10 others arrested for diverting N40m goods and selling them off for N5m

71 year old man, 10 others arrested for diverting N40m goods and selling them off for N5m

Operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS in Lagos have arrested a 71-year old man, Peter Othormor and 10 others for allegedly diverting goods worth N40 million entrusted in their care to deliver to a customer in Abuja and selling it off for N5 million. According to police sources, the suspects were apprehended while offloading the goods for the ...

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Young lady rescued from suspected ritualists in Delta state

Young lady rescued from suspected ritualists in Delta state

The young lady was rescued from the hands of suspected ritualists in Sapele, Delta state two days ago. According to reports, the young lady who goes about selling cocoyam, was forced into a waiting car by the kidnappers at gunpoint. The men drove her into The Ethiope Primary school in Sapele where they prepared to kill her and dismember her ...

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Photos: Coffins, fetish items found in demolished Ikorodu shrines

Coffins, fetish items found in demolished Ikorodu shrines

The Lagos state commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Wednesday, led a team of security personnel to demolish six shrines in Ikorodu town in Lagos state. Items found in some of the shrines included coffins, human head sculpture, hard currencies, and other fetish materials. See photos below:

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Suspected armed robbers storm filling station in Benue State, shoot two dead and cart away cash

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Unknown gunmen suspected to be armed robbers stormed a filling station at Tor-Donga community in Kastina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, shot dead two people before carting away undisclosed amount of money. Spokesperson for the State Police Command, Moses Joel Yamu, confirmed the incident occurred at Mangris Filling station on Monday, September 18 at about 7pm. Yamu said the ...

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“We can’t enforce parking for petrol tankers because we are not armed” – LASTMA GM says

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The General Manager of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) Wale Musa, was on Radio this morning to talk about the traffic gridlock experienced in Apapa and other adjourning roads in the state. According to him, the agency cannot enforce or regulate the manner in which tanker drivers, the major cause of the gridlock, park on the road because officers ...

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Enugu mosque fire : Ohanaeze visits Muslim Community, appeals for calm

Muslim Community, appeals for calm

The apex Igbo – socio cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday visited the Muslim Community in Igbo – Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State . The visit led by the President of Ohanaeze in Enugu State , Chief Alex Ogbonna, was to commiserate with them over the fire incident which engulfed a mosque in the area . A mosque ...

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Terrorism: Buhari lauds Jordan for military hardware donation

BREAKING: Buhari returns after 103 days in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York lauded the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the donation of hardware in support of Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that Buhari made the commendation at a ...

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Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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The organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the Federal Government should go ahead with the planned hike on the electricity tariff. The organised labour was of the belief that such planned increment would lead to the closure of factories as well as unprecedented unemployment. National President of Non-Academic Staff Union Of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, ...

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Breaking: ULC suspends strike

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The leadership of the United Labour Congress, ULC Wednesday called off the strike affiliate unions registered under the labour centre embarked on. The President of ULC Comrade Joe Ajaero announced the suspension of strike after meeting with the Federal Government Negotiation Team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment. Senator Chris Ngige. Part of the agreement at the meeting ...

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BREAKING: ASUU suspends strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended its one month, six days strike. ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges. The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from Tuesday, 19th September 2017. The suspension of the strike was announced on Monday evening after a meeting ...

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7 Reasons why ‘IPOB is a terrorist group’ – Army

7 Reasons why 'IPOB is a terrorist group' - Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday, September 15, 2017, declared the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist group. Led by Nnamdi Kanu, the IPOB have been seeking secessions from Nigeria. Kanu who was released on strict bail conditions have since flouted the terms for his release. Inciting comments against President Muhammadu Buhari and its security apparatus are high points of ...

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INEC announces plan to engage 20,000 personnel for Anambra governorship election

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will engage at least 20,000 personnel for the conduct of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, disclosed this at the commencement of a two-day workshop for the Civil Society Situation Room on today in Awka. Nkwachukwu revealed that 35 ...

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EFCC arrests eight men for Internet Fraud

EFCC arrests eight men for Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos zonal office, has arrested eight suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are Samson Olujobi, 28 (a.k.a Mau Rice, Melinda Mcginnis); Abraham Sunday ( a.k.a. Raymond Dodson) 32; Gabriel Ayo ( a.k.a. Robert Mcintosh, Donald Great) 25; Omotayo Raphael (a.k.a. Michael Black) 25; Semiu Sunday Olawale (a.k.a. J. Cabtree) 23; Dafe Onosigho (a.k.a. Johna ...

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Tension forces Governor Lalong of Plateau State to declare indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos

Tension forces Governor Lalong of Plateau State to declare indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over reported clash in the state’s capital. Emmanuel Nanle Samuel, the director of press and public affairs to the Governor who gave the statement also said that the governor was surprised at the tension that was building up in the state. According to the statement, ‘the governor ...

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If you didn’t like my new book, read the one I wrote for kids – Hillary Clinton replies Donald Trump

If you didn't like my new book, read the one I wrote for kids - Hillary Clinton replies Donald Trump

Yesterday, President Trump reacted to Hillary Clinton’s newly published book ‘What happened’ Where she explained why she lost the 2016 elections. In the book, Clinton blamed the Electoral college, former FBI director, James Comey, Russian President Vladimir Putin and eventually took responsibility for the loss. In his reaction, President Trump who won the election tweeted, ‘Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody ...

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Lagos police arrest 6 in connection with the killing of Guilder Ultimate search winner, Hector Jobarteh

Lagos police arrest 6 in connection with the killing of Guilder Ultimate search winner, Hector Jobarteh

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Imohimi Edgal, has announced the arrest of six persons in connection with the murder of Hector Jobarteh, the winner of the third edition, Guilder Ultimate Search, GUS. The 38-year-old reality TV star was shot dead at his home in Oko-Oba on September 4th minutes after returning from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja ...

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Two soldiers allegedly involved in the attack on NUJ Secretariat in Abia State have been arrested and facing trial – Army spokesperson, Sani Usman

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The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, says two soldiers allegedly involved in the attack on Nigerian Union of Journalists secretariat in Abia state have been arrested and are facing trial. It could be recall that about 20 Soldiers in number on the 12th, September 2017, forced their way into the secretariat smashing phones, upturning chairs and ...

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Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II’, accuses politicians of incitement

Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II', accuses politicians of incitement

The Nigerian Army has accused some politicians of attempting to cause crisis between its personnel and people in the South East zone for their selfish interest as it launches exercise “Python Dance II’’. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the accusation in an interview with newsmen on Friday. “It is so sad and unfortunate that a particular ...

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