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‘Your curse on herdsmen won’t work, just like your curse on Boko Haram didn’t work’ – Evangelist Awuzie tells Bishop Oyedepo

'Your curse on herdsmen won’t work, just like your curse on Boko Haram didn't work' - Evangelist Awuzie tells Bishop Oyedepo

Evangelist Charles Awuzie has written an open letter to Bishop David Oyedepo in which he advised him to do more for Nigeria than just lay curses. His open letter came after a prayer said by Bishop David Oyedepo this morning at the Covenant Hour of Prayer was shared on Facebook. Oyedepo cursed Fulani herdsmen killing innocent Nigerians during the prayer. ...

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”I went into robbery to raise money to start my own church” Suspect says

''I went into robbery to raise money to start my own church'' Suspect says

An armed robbery suspect, Fidellis Nelson, 41, who was recently arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for operating a robbery gang that terrorize residents of Lagos and Ogun states, says he went into crime so he could raise enough money to start his own church. Fidelis and his gang members identified as Emmanuel Ogaba aka Tablet, 45; ...

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Caroline Danjuma adopts a baby girl

Caroline Danjuma adopts a baby girl

Mother-of-three Caroline Danjuma has adopted a female child. The actress, who has two biological sons and a daughter, brought another daughter home to add to her family. Sharing the news to Instagram, Caroline said: “Meet my little angel .. an addition to my children . God who makes all things possible. #iadoptedachildtoday #sheissobeautiful. God who am I before you lord ...

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Security operatives assault Oby Ezekwesili at Aso Rock gate(photos)

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Former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls BBOG, Oby Ezekwesili, was yesterday morning, 26th Tuesday, 2018, assaulted by security agents stationed in front of Aso Rock Abuja. Ezekwesili was on a solo march to the villa to protest the various killings when she was accosted by the security officers who attempted to forcefully take her ...

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Nigeria Communications Commission confirms death of one of their staff in Plateau massacre

Nigeria Communications Commission confirms death of one of their staff in Plateau massacre

The Nigeria Communications Commission has confirmed the death of one of its staff, Zayyanu Shallah, who was killed alongside his friend, Zayyan Gwandu, during the Plateau massacre over the weeknd. A statement on the commission’s Facebook page, says Zayyanu Shallah, was stabbed and then burnt to death. Read the statement below: The Nigerian Communications Commission has lost one of its ...

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IG, Ibrahim Idris sacks the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State with immediate effect following killing in Jos

IG, Ibrahim Idris sacks the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State with immediate effect following killing in Jos

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has sacked the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State, Undie Adie, with immediate effect. Adie’s sack comes after over 100 people were slaughtered in the state by suspected herdsmen. He has been replaced by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Bala Ciroma. Ciroma was before his new position in ...

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‘The creators of Instagram did not create the app for begging’ -Uti shades social media beggars

'The creators of Instagram did not create the app for begging' -Uti shades social media beggars

Media personality, Uti Nwachukwu says he’s fed up with social media users sliding into his DM on Instagram begging for money. ‘I cant be the only one experiencing this though, there are competitions and giveaways online. look for them and join na; he wrote. Read the rest of his piece below… Everyone has their own wants and needs and family ...

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Nigerian lives and properties must be protected – President Buhari tells security chiefs

Nigerian lives and properties must be protected - President Buhari tells security chiefs

President Buhari yesterday in Jos directed security chiefs in the country to remain vigilant and ensure the protection of lives and property in the country. Speaking at an interactive session with stakeholders in Plateau State in the aftermath of the recent killings in some communities, the President urged traditional and community leaders to complement government efforts by persuading their constituencies ...

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Again, court refuses application to drop kidnap charges against Evans

court refuses application to drop kidnap charges against Evans

The Lagos State High Court, sitting in Igbosere area has again dismissed an application seeking to quash the charge preferred against suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans. Evans is facing two different charges before the court. In the first, he is charged alongside three others: Joseph Emeka, Ugochukwu Nwachukwu and Victor Aduba on five-counts bordering on conspiracy to ...

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Nigeria crashes out of the World Cup following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina

Nigeria crashes out of the World Cup following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been eliminated from the 2018 FIFA World Cup after Argentina secured a late 2-1 win. It all started with Messi, who scored in the 14th minute to give his side the lead. But a tackle by Javier Mascherano, who grabbed his attacker inside the box, resulted in a VAR-confirmed penalty kick. Victor Moses had ...

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Nigeria’s future would be on technology – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s future would be on technology – Osinbajo

The tech hub, known as Vibranium Valley, houses 30 tech companies and has the capacity to house 50 more. Vibranium Valley, owned by the Venture Garden Group (VGG), is housed on the grounds of the then renowned Concord Printing Press of Nigeria owned by the Late MKO Abiola. Osinbajo said in a keynote address that Nigeria’s future would be on ...

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Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

               Mercy Aigbe is currently the talk of the town as she recently added to her landed assets a multi-million naira mansion for herself and her kids in a choice area in Lagos. Taking to her Instagram page, the light-skinned actress and entrepreneur shared the good news with her fans, adding that she never ...

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How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

       Thursday’s withdrawal of Mr. Clement Ebri, the last challenger to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s bid for the office of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC has set today’s convention as a coronation ceremony for the former labour organiser turned politician. The 66 year old Oshiomhole is taking over the office that was remarkably occupied by a ...

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We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches — Benue stakeholders

We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches — Benue stakeholders

         The Federal Government’s plan to establish ranches in parts of the country as a solution to the unending farmers/ herders clashes may not have gone down well with the generality of Benue people who collectively felt it was against their struggle to establish peaceful coexistence in the state through the state’s grazing law. From the tribal ...

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22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

The police in Abia state have arrested a 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, for allegedly killing his mother over a love affair with her sister, who is the boy’s aunt, at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia State. According to reports, Ogbonna was in a relationship with his mother, Blessing’s sister and the mum got to know of it, ...

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Video: Nigeria’s largest steel plant, Ajaokuta is finally starting production 40 years after it was built

Nigeria's largest steel plant, Ajaokuta is finally starting production 40 years after it was built

Nigeria’s largest steel plant will finally start production four decades after it was built. The Ajaokuta mill has cost the country more than $8bn, but has never produced any steel. It is hoped that getting the facility off the ground will save Nigeria billions of dollars in steel imports. Built on a 24,000 hectares (59,000 acres) site in 1979 with ...

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Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, dies at 59

Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, dies at 59

The Chief of Staff to the Adamawa state governor, Mohammed Jibrilla, Abdulrahman Jimeta, has died. He was 59 years old. A statement released by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, said that Abba-Jimeta passed away in the early hours of today June 18th after a brief illness in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, where he went to perform the ...

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Photos: See how Damboa bomb blast victims are being treated at the state hospital

See how Damboa bomb blast victims are being treated at the state hospital

31 people were killed in a multiple suicide bomb attack in Damboa, Borno state, on Sunday. Over 40 persons were injured and they were rushed to the state hospital for treatment. The photos of the victims in the hospital are quite shocking. See the photos below

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‘In Italy, 1500 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms for various offences’ – Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli

'In Italy, 1500 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms for various offences' - Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli

Stefanou Pontesilli, the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Pontesilli who made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja said the number was huge. “In Italy we have about 1500 Nigerians in jail for various offences. It is a big number. We sometimes send them ...

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Photo of Nigerians selling Ankara fabric at the World Cup goes viral

Photo of Nigerians selling Ankara fabric at the World Cup goes viral

These Nigerian men in Super Eagles jersey were pictured outside the Kaliningrad Stadium selling Ankara fabric before the Croatia and Nigeria World Cup Clash last week. See pictures below:

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