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Photos from Eedris Abdulkareem’s visit to the Air Force Base

Photos from Eedris Abdulkareem's visit to the Air Force Base

Veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem recently paid a visit to the Air Force Base where met and presented a copy of his new song ‘Fallen Heroes’ to chief of Airstaff Airmarshal Sadique Abubakar. See photos below:

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Man who tried commiting suicide by jumping into a well in Lagos rescued

Man who tried commiting suicide by jumping into a well in Lagos rescued

A 45 year old man has been rescued after he allegedly attempted to commit suicide by jumping into a well at a residence in Kujore street in the Ojota area of Lagos state today April 25th.Men of the Lagos state Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were alerted at about 6am this morning after the man jumped into the 116 feet well. ...

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Obanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC’s right to search

Obanikoro loses bid to restrain EFCC’s right to search

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out a suit by a former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, against the EFCC over its seizure of his properties. The other applicants are: Obanikoro’s wife; Fati, his sons Gbolahon and Babajide and his wife, Moroophat. Obanikoro and his family had sued the commission through their lawyer, Mr ...

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Kante named PFA Player of the Year, Alli retains Young Player of the Year award

Kante named PFA Player of the Year, Alli retains Young Player of the Year award

N’Golo Kante has been named the PFA Players’ Player of the Year after a formidable debut season at Chelsea, while Dele Alli of Tottenham has retained the Young Player of the Year award. France international Kante has enjoyed an incredible rise in English football after joining Leicester City from Caen in 2015. Having played a key role in Leicester’s remarkable Premier League title ...

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I have no hand in the assassination attempt on Dino Melaye – Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello says

I have no hand in the assassination attempt on Dino Melaye - Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello says

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has denied claims that he had a hand in the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye. Suspected assassins attacked Melaye’s home on April 15th. After the attack, Dino alleged that the state government had a hand in the assassination attempt on his life.He claimed that he was attacked because he was always opposing some of ...

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Investigate circumstances surrounding Senator Isiaka Adeleke’s death- FFK urges FG

Investigate circumstances surrounding Senator Isiaka Adeleke's death- FFK urges FG

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on the Federal Government to investigate the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke that occured yesterday April 23rd. 62 year old Adeleke was said to have suffered a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Youths in Osun state have alleged that he ...

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RRS Mobile CCTV camera leads to the arrest of 18 year old Oshodi pickpocket

RRS Mobile CCTV camera leads to the arrest of 18 year old Oshodi pickpocket

The newly deployed mobile CCTV camera procured by the Lagos State Government for the operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad has recorded its first surveillance arrest. The suspect was arrested in Oshodi while the Mobile CCTV was being deployed at Oshodi to monitor the area.The suspect Emmanuel Alowonle, 18-year old, a native of Ondo State, disclosed during interrogation that ...

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Lagos state police commissioner accuses community leaders in Ikorodu of conspiring with militants and kidnappers

Lagos state police commissioner accuses community leaders in Ikorodu of conspiring with militants and kidnappers

Following the incessant cases of kidnapping and militant attacks in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state, the state commissioner of police, Fatai Owoseni, had an interactive session with community leaders in the area. During his speech, Owoseni alleged that some of the leaders act as informants to some of the militants and kidnappers. “There are Baales (village heads) that are ...

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Photos from the Crisis in Idi Oro, Mushin as rival gangs cause mayhem

Photos from the Crisis in Idi Oro, Mushin as rival gangs cause mayhem

This morning, crisis broke out in Idi Oro, Mushin as rival youth gangs engaged themselves in a fight burning shops and looting stalls. Angry youths were reported to have invaded Alamutu Street, Idi Oro, from Akala Elegba looting shops and setting them ablaze early this morning. The Rapid Response Squad has since moved into the area to restore peace. See ...

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Oritse Femi ties the knot privately with his Hearthrob Nabila Fash

Oritse Femi ties the knot privately with his Hearthrob Nabila Fash

Nigerian musician, Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele popularly known as Oritse Femi has decided to finally tie the knot with his beau, PR Expert Nabila Fash albeit in a private manner, on April 20th, 2017. The court registrars came to his house in his new Lekki home to conduct the wedding. Oritsefemi shared a photo of his wife on his IG page. Nabila is from Kaduna ...

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Veteran Nollywood Actor Olumide Bakare is Dead

Veteran Nollywood Actor Olumide Bakare is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor Olumide Bakare has died. He died in the early hours of Saturday. It was confirmed by his personal assistant, who was with him. Bakare has been sick for over a year and reports say, aside suffering low blood flow into the heart, there were also indications of a lung-related disease. The death was also confirmed by actor Saidi Balogun. “Yes, ...

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President Trump plans epic meeting with Pope Francis despite previous clash

President Trump plans epic meeting with Pope Francis despite previous clash

US President Trump is planning to meet Pope Francis despite their previous long clash in 2016. In a press briefing on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters: ‘Obviously, we’d be honored to have an audience with His Holiness.’ In response, Archbishop Angelo Becciu told the Italian news agency ANSA that ‘Pope Francis is always ready to receive heads ...

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Dana aircraft loses one of it’s engines midflight and is forced to make an emergency landing

Dana aircraft loses one of it's engines midflight and is forced to make an emergency landing

A Dana aircraft traveling Friday from Lagos to Port Harcourt was forced to make an emergency landing after the aircraft lost one of its engines midflight. The flight with registration number 5N-SRI, which took off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, reportedly collided with a bird, leading to the loss of the engine. Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, Communications Manager of the airline, ...

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EFCC traces another N2bn to another account of PDP gov aspirant in Niger state

EFCC traces another N2bn to another account of PDP gov aspirant in Niger state

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have discovered N2 billion in another account operated by a former PDP governorship aspirant in Niger state and former Commissioner of Local Government in the state, Kantigi Liman. Recall that on April 11th, the agency released a statement saying it discovered N4 billion in the accounts of two companies which he had links with(Read ...

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Photos: Governor Ayade mourns victims of Calabar viewing centre tragedy | Manchester United FC pays tribute

Photos: Governor Ayade mourns victims of Calabar viewing centre tragedy | Manchester United FC pays tribute

Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade has described as tragic and horrifying the loss of several lives at a viewing centre in Calabar, the state capital. A horrified Ayade said it was heartwrenching that the lives of the young men were lost in such a gripping manner. The governor, according to a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media ...

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Don’t order execution of Reverend King, other condemned inmates – Falana to Ambode

Don’t order execution of Reverend King, other condemned inmates - Falana to Ambode

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has appealed to the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, not to order the execution of condemned persons that have been sentenced to death in the state.The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday April 28th, disclosed that Ambode would soon sign the death ...

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45-year-old man who impregnated primary school pupil insists he did nothing wrong, that they were in a relationship

45-year-old man who impregnated primary school pupils insists he did nothing wrong, that they were in a relationship

A 45-year-old man who was arrested for raping a 13-year-old primary school pupil is insisting that he did nothing wrong. He claims he had a relationship with the minor and that she was his fiancée.Victor Emmanuel, 45, was arrested by detectives attached to the Ajangbadi Police Station after they were informed of a pregnant student who was raped by a ...

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Corps member shot dead by suspected cultist in Delta state

Corps member shot dead by suspected cultist in Delta state

A serving corps member, Mr Toju Lodge lost his life after he was shot three times by suspected cultists in Oghara, Delta state. According to reports by Sapele Oghenek, Toju was serving in Imo state but returned to Delta state for the Easter celebration. He was reportedly called by his friends who he had issues with to come settle their ...

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Nigerians deserve to know the owner of the over $50m seized in Ikoyi – Saraki says

Nigerians deserve to know the owner of the over $50m seized in Ikoyi - Saraki says

Senate President Bukola Saraki, says Nigerians deserve to know the owner of the $50 million found in an apartment in Ikoyi by EFCC operatives on April 12th. In an interview with Arise TV on Tuesday, Saraki faulted the antigraft agency for not revealing the identity of the owner of the money after 7 days of discovery. He described the current ...

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Graphic photos: Two suspected kidnappers killed in gun duel with police in Abia State

Graphic photos: Two suspected kidnappers killed in gun duel with police in Abia State

Two suspected kidnappers were shot dead during a gun duel with the police along Factory Road, Aba, Abia State on Monday, April 17. Another wounded suspect was apprehended at the hospital where he had gone to receive treatment. According to an eye witness, the suspects had kidnapped a couple heading home from church but luck ran out on them when ...

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