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Photos: Another gas explosion occurs in Badagry, Lagos state

Another gas explosion occurs in Badagry, Lagos state

Another gas explosion was reported at a gas retail shop situated at Iluda Road, Ajara Vetho in Badagry. Accordingto reports, the explosion happened at about 9am yesterday morning. The number of casualties is yet to be ascertained but two persons have so far been confirmed dead. According to eyewitnesses, human parts were seen around the scene of the incident. The ...

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Video/image: Magodo gas explosion in Lagos State

Magodo gas explosion in Lagos State

There was Gas plant explosion, yesterday, 15th January 2018, at Magodo, Lagos-Ibadan express way, Lagos State. The gas plant was in flames with continuous heavy explosions. 10 people lost their lives during the explosion Heavy presence of ambulance and fire services were seen around the vicinity. Watch video below:

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Lagos State arrests 30 wheel-barrow pushers days after banning their activities

Lagos State arrests 30 wheel-barrow pushers days after banning their activities

The Lagos State Government arrested 30 cart pushers for dumping refuse indiscriminately on road medians in some areas of the State in the middle of the night. Chairman of the State’s Task Force on Environmental and Other Special Offences (Enforcement Unit), SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, said the arrest was in line with the recent ban on the activities of cart pushers ...

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EEDC clinches overall first position in 2017 Nemsa Safety Ranking

EEDC clinches overall first position in 2017 Nemsa Safety Ranking

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has emerged overall first position in the 2017 Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) Safety ranking; a remarkable leap from its fifth position in the 2016 NEMSA Safety ranking. NEMSA is an agency of government responsible for ensuring safety of lives and property in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. This ranking was released by ...

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Shocking update! Lady whose boyfriend rejected her proposal allegedly reveals he whispered into her ears that he is married

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Earlier today, a video of a lady being rejected by her boyfriend after she proposed to him at the mall went viral. The incident which happened at ICM Ikeja now has an update. It is alleged that the lady revealed that her boyfriend whispered into her ear that he is already married before walking away from the proposal.

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President Buhari appeals to Benue leaders to accommodate herdsmen ”In The Name Of God”

President Buhari appeals to Benue leaders to accommodate herdsmen ''In The Name Of God"

President Buhari today appealed to the elders in Benue state to please accomodate herdsmen in their state in the name of God. President Buhari made the appeal when he received elders of the state in the state house, Abuja today January 15th. Receiving a delegation of political leaders, traditional rulers and elders of the state led by Governor Samuel Ortom ...

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Kidnapped Taraba Lawmaker, Hosea Ibi, found dead

Kidnapped Taraba Lawmaker, Hosea Ibi, found dead

A member of the Taraba State House of Assembly , Honourable Hosea Ibi , who was abducted by gunmen in December 31st 2017, has been found dead. The state police command spokesperson, David Misal, who confirmed the development, said the lawmaker who represented Takum II Constituency in the State Assembly, was found dead along Takum-Kashimbila road in his local government, ...

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Woman arrested for impersonating President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari

Woman arrested for impersonating President Buhari's wife, Aisha Buhari

                     The FCT Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old single mother of four, Aisha Bello pictured above, for impersonating President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari . The FCT police commissioner, CP Sadiq Bello, who paraded the suspect before newsmen, said she used Mrs Buhari’s name to solicit for contracts from members of ...

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Photos: Nigerian Army takes delivery of vehicles ordered from Innoson Motors

Nigerian Army takes delivery of vehicles ordered from Innoson Motors

The Nigerian Army confirmed via a tweet that it has started taking delivery of vehicles it ordered from Innoson Motors; an indigenous car manufacturing company whose CEO recently arrested by EFFC over fraud allegations. ‘The Nigerian Army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it has ordered from Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company, a local vehicle manufacturer, which the ...

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Photos: Six persons injured at a wedding fatiha in Kano as Governor Ganduje and Kwankwaso supporters clash

Six persons injured at a wedding fatiha in Kano as Governor Ganduje and Kwankwaso supporters clash

Six persons were injured on Sunday in Kano, following a clash between Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya political groups (supporters of former and incumbent governors, Musa Kwankwaso and Umar Ganduje). The incident occurred around 11 a.m. at Chiranchi quarters in Gwale Local Government Area of the state. According to an eyewitness, some members of the two groups were at the area to ...

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Benue killings: ”You never informed me of herdsmen planned attacks” – Osinbajo replies Governor Samuel Ortom

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is shocked by reports quoting Benue State. Governor, Samuel Ortom as saying he sent a letter to the Vice Presient informing him of an impending attack by the herdsmen had planned to perpetrate on January 1st in Logo and Guma Local Government Areas . Ortom at a presentation before the senate, said he wrote ...

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Angry youths vandalise police station in Ogun State

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On Sunday 14th January, angry youths reportedly attacked the Ojodu-Abiodun Police Station in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. According to reports, the youth vandalised parked cars and windows of the police station building. It was learnt that the youth got angry after policemen, who were intent on arresting a fleeing Yahoo boy, pursued him into a football pitch. ...

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Farmer jailed for raping his 4yr-old daughter in Jos

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An Upper Area Court in Kasuwan Nama, Jos on Monday sentenced a farmer, Auwal Audu, to two-years imprisonment for raping a minor. The 20-year-old farmer was sentenced by the Judge, Yahaya Mohammed, after he pleaded guilty to the charge. Mohammed in a ruling rejected the convict’s plea for mercy and slammed two years imprisonment on him without an option of ...

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NUT directs members not to resume schools in states owing salary arrears

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. Dr Mike Ike-Ene, General-Secretary of the union, spoke on the directive in an interview with the Newsmen on Monday in Abuja. Ike-Ene said that 10 out of 36 states ...

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Breaking: Benue massacre: Ortom, Tor Tiv, Mark, Akume, Waku, in closed-door meeting with Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently having a closed-door meeting with political and traditional leaders of Benue State led by the State Governor Samuel Ortom. Also present at the meeting that started about 12:30pm are the Tor Tiv, His Royal Majesty Prof. JamesOrtese Orzua Ayatse, former Senate President, David Mark, former governor, Senator George Akume and Senator Barnabas Gemade. Others include ...

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FIDA urges NASS to pass Gender Equality Bill

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The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has urged the National Assembly to pass the Gender Equality Bill into law to curb gender-based violence in the country. Mrs Ngozi Ikenga, Chairperson of FIDA in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), made the plea in an interview with the Newsmen in Abuja on Monday. “The bill on gender equality should be passed ...

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Herdsmen Killing: Plateau state rejects Anti-Grazing law

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Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong says his administration will not enact the controversial anti-grazing law in the state, as grazing areas for cattle ranching have yet to be developed. The governor said this on Thursday when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Lalong said that he ...

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”No matter the strikes and protest, the teachers that failed the competency test remain sacked” Governor El-Rufai insists

''No matter the strikes and protest, the teachers that failed the competency test remain sacked'' Governor El-Rufai insists

            Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was on Channels TV last night where he insisted that the over 21,000 teachers that failed the October 2017 competency test, remain sacked. He said this while reacting to the protest embarked upon by the Nigeria Labor Congress to kick against the mass sack of the teachers, yesterday January ...

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50-year-old man arrested for having sex with seven underaged boys in Niger

50-year-old man arrested for having sex with seven underaged boys in Niger

               The Niger state police command has arrested 50-year-old Abdullahi Haruna, pictured above, for having sex with seven underage boys in Getagi village in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State. According to the state police spokesperson, Muhammad Abubakar, Haruna, a divorcee, drugged the teenage boys before having sex with them. He was arrested ...

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki pays medical bills of suspected herdsmen attack victim

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has paid the medical bill of one Mr Jerome Obayemi, a victim of herdsmen attack in Ojah community in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state. The governor on Thursday released N500,000 through his Chief of Staff, Taiwo Akerele, at the Government House in Benin City, the state capital. The amount is also to ...

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