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Zimbabwean army arrests finance minister after $10 Million was found in his house

Zimbabwean army arrests finance minister after $10 Million was found in his house

As the crisis in Zimbabwe continues, the military has arrested the country’s finance minister, Ignatius Chombo and photos of his bullet-riddled house has emerged online. It is understood Chombo was taken captive from his Borrowdale home around 1am last week after the Zimbabwean army’s televised announcement that it was taking control of the country. Speaking on Al Jazeera, Norton MP ...

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#JusticeForBilya: Friends demand justice for son of former PDP Chairman stabbed to death by his wife two years after their marriage

Friends demand justice for son of former PDP Chairman stabbed to death by his wife two years after their marriage

Friends of Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, has taken to social media to call on relevant authorities to arrest him wife. Bilyamin, the son of a former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, Bello Haliru Mohammed, was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda. He was stabbed three times in the back and severally on his private parts in the early ...

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Here’s the full text of Robert Mugabe’s Speech to Zimbabweans where he failed to resign

Here's the full text of Robert Mugabe's Speech to Zimbabweans where he failed to resign

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe addressed the nation in a live teecast where it was widely expected that he’ll announce his resignation. He didn’t, rather the 93-year old leader shocked the world and promised to stay on to oversee the National convention slated for next month. See the full speech below… “Fellow Zimbabweans, I address you today on the back ...

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Trailer crushes motorcyclist and his female passenger to death in Awka (graphic photos)

Trailer crushes motorcyclist and his female passenger to death in Awka

A fatal accident involving a trailer, an SUV, and a motorcycle claimed the life of a bike rider and his female passenger in Awka on Sunday. According to reports, the okada rider was riding against traffic with his passenger when they were knocked down by an oncoming SUV moving in the opposite direction, and a trailer coming behind the SUV ...

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President Donald Trump puts North Korea on the list of state sponsors of terrorism

President Donald Trump puts North Korea on the list of state sponsors of terrorism

President Donald Trump has placed North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Trump announced the move yesterday during a public meeting with his Cabinet at the White House and said the Treasury Department will announce new sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday. In his words, “today the United States is designating the North Korea as a ...

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‘No Nigerian representative at the burial of the 26 young Nigerian ladies that drowned in the Mediterrenean sea’ AFP journalist, Trisha Thomas reveals

'No Nigerian representative at the burial of the 26 young Nigerian ladies that drowned in the Mediterrenean sea' AFP journalist, Trisha Thomas reveals

According to international journalist, Trisha Thomas, there was no Nigerian government official at the burial of the 26 young Nigerian ladies that recently drowned in the Mediterranean sea. The Italian government gave them a befitting burial yesterday, Friday 17th November, 2017 and even declared a day of National Mourning. Also, International journalist, Paraic O’Brien who was present at the funeral, shared ...

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Rivers Police arrest two murder suspects who killed Shell Petroleum staff

Rivers Police arrest two murder suspects who killed Shell Petroleum staff

The Rivers State Police Command on Friday, said it has arrested two suspected murderers, Kingsley Nwankor and Joseph Francis, who killed a staff of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria. Briefing newsmen at command Headquarters, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki Ahmed said late Cletus Onyekwele was murdered in cold blood in his office at Rumuobiakani, Port Harcourt. “It ...

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Former Kwara state University lecturer commits suicide

Former Kwara state University lecturer commits suicide

A former lecturer at the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, Dr. Solomon Osunlola, committed suicide yesterday Friday, November 17th. According to reports, the registrar of KWASU had written to inform him of his conversion to a contract staff from a full-time appointment. This reportedly got the deceased so depressed that some of his friends ...

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Lagos state police command assures residents of their safety this yuletide, release emergency telephone numbers

Lagos state police command assures residents of their safety this yuletide, release emergency telephone numbers

The state police command has assured resident of the state of their safety in the yuletide. The state police spokesperson, Olarinde Famous-Cole, in a statement released Tuesday, said the command is doing everything in its power to reduce traffic robbery. He also released emergency telephone numbers. Read the statement below The Public Relations officer of Lagos State Police command, ASP. ...

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What is going on in Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power |’Robert Mugabe is under house arrest’ South African president, Jacob Zuma, says | Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace ‘flees Zimbabwe for Namibia’ | Photos of what Zimbabwe looks like following military takeover

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country for over 37 years, since independence from the UK, has been removed from power and his former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who he sacked some days back, has been installed as an interim president. The move comes after the Zimbabwe army seized ...

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Nigeria Police Reject Ranking As Worst In The World

Nigeria Police Reject Ranking As Worst In The World

The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, in a statement on Saturday, November 11, rejected the ranking saying Nigeria Police is the best in Africa and one of the best in the world. “Nigeria Police Force is the best in UN Peace Keeping Operations, the best in Africa, one of the best in the world. The Force rejects the report ...

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Former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, indicted in $300m timber scandal

Former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, indicted in $300m timber scandal

Former Minister of Environment now UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has been accused of granting illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was in office. Mohammed served as Nigeria’s Minister of Environment from November 2015 to February this year. According to AFP, investigations by Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a Washington-based environmental campaigning organization, suggests that ...

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“Why I am building statues” Rochas Okorocha explains

'Why I am building statues" Rochas Okorocha explains

Shortly after unveiling the statue of the Liberian President, Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, was asked by a journalist while he is building statues and he replied “To immortalize people so our children yet unborn can read a piece of them. History is dying in Africa. We must keep history alive. In the next 100 years to come, most of ...

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Lawyer to Ikoyi billions whistle blower lifts the lid on his despicable treatment at the hands of EFCC

Lawyer to Ikoyi billions whistle blower lifts the lid on his despicable treatment at the hands of EFCC

According to an Exclusive Premium Times report, the whistle blower who led the authorities to the billions found in Ikoyi has been treated shabbily by the SSS, EFCC and the government. His lawyer, Yakubu Galadima claims his client has received death threats and was remanded in a psychiatric institution by the EFCC on the grounds that he is mentally unstable. ...

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Police intercept vehicle carrying one thousand, four hundred and twenty seven live ammunition in Benue State

Police intercept vehicle carrying one thousand, four hundred

The Benue State Police Command on Friday, said they intercepted a vehicle carrying One thousand, four hundred and twenty seven (1,427) 5.56mm live ammunition. The weapons were recovered from a Sharon bus by the Operation Zenda Crack Squad led by SP Justin Gberindyer at Ortese village along Makurdi -Lafia road on November 6, at about 9 pm. Occupants of the ...

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Photos: President Buhari receives Muslim leaders in the state house

President Buhari receives Muslim leaders in the state house

President Buhari met with some Muslim leaders in the state house Abuja today. The meeting was after he met with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in attendance.

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Lagos state police command arrest two brothers , several others that specialize in traffic robbery

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The Lagos state police command has arrested nine armed robbery suspects, including two brothers, that specialize in robbing residents of the state while in traffic. Four suspects including two brothers namely Ajayi Ahmed, Isaac Edoh, Edoh Dennis and Kelvin Robinson were caught robbing their victims at Abule Onigbogbo by Sheraton hotel. In the same vein, the police also arrested three ...

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Turns out Governor Okorocha also unveiled a road named after Liberian President, Ellen J. Sirleaf in Imo

Turns out Governor Okorocha also unveiled a road named after Liberian President, Ellen J. Sirleaf in Imo

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, unveiled the statue built in honour of visiting Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Turns out a road was also named after her.

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Italian pathologists begin autopsies on 26 drowned Nigerian migrant girls

Italian pathologists begin autopsies on 26 drowned Nigerian migrant girls

Italian pathologists on Wednesday, began post-mortem examinations of 26 Nigerian migrant girls, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. As authorities began the grim task, the bodies of five victims of another Mediterranean tragedy were brought to shore in Pozzallo in Sicily. The young female victims believed to be aged between 14 and 18 years old were discovered on Sunday 5th ...

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2 military officers, bank managers remanded in prison

2 military officers, bank managers remanded in prison

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, yesterday, sent two serving military officers and two female bank managers to Kuje Prisons over alleged connivance and stealing of N339 million meant for the payment of military pensions. They will, at least, spend the next four days in the prison. Justice D.Z. Senchi, who ordered the remand of the four suspects in ...

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