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Oro day: Lagos police reacts to Ikorodu monarch’s order for women to sit at home today

Oro day: Lagos police reacts to Ikorodu monarch's order for women to sit at home today

The Lagos state police command has reacted to the purported order issued by the Ayangburen of Ikorodu , Oba Kabiru Shotobi, for all women residing in the area to sit at home as the traditionalist in the area would be undergoing a traditional exercise, Oro, that must not be witnessed by women. A copy of the purported letter above. In ...

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Gowon warns against impeachment of President Buhari

Gowon warns against impeachment of President Buhari

        Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) Thursday cautioned against the removal of elected officials particularly the President, saying doing so would not augur well for the nation’s fledging democracy. Gowon stated this in Abuja on Thursday while playing host to members of the Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) who paid him a courtesy ...

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Court orders final forfeiture of Lagos property recovered from naval officers

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Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered final forfeiture of three and five-bedroom terrace duplexes, situated at Lekki Gardens Estate Ltd, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Muslim Hassan gave the final orders while ruling on an application for final forfeiture of the property, as filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Joined as respondents in ...

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Airtel 4G berths in Abuja

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Nigerian mobile operator, Airtel Nigeria on Thursday launched its 4G network in Abuja. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bharti Airtel, Nigeria and Ghana operations, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya said the launch was part of ongoing upgrade modernization of its network across Nigeria. Ogunsanya said the Airtel 4G network is coming to stabilize the existing 3G network service with high ...

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”Most of the youths in the North are uneducated or school dropouts” President Buhari

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A week after describing Nigerian youths as lazy, President Buhari in an interview with the Hausa version of the Voice of America VOA, disclosed that most of youths in the Northern region are uneducated or school dropouts. You know Nigeria’s population is now between 180 and 190 million and 60 per cent of this population is youth that is 30 ...

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Woman tells court how 7 men gang raped her inside a gutter in Lagos

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A middle aged woman has shared the shocking story of how she was gang raped by seven men inside a gutter along Airport road in Lagos state in April 2014. The young lady who is seeking justice, approached the Igbosere High Court where she was led in evidence by the Lagos State prosecutor, Miss Monisola Osibogun. The lady whose name ...

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”God will judge past Nigerian leaders” President Buhari says

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President Buhari has said that God will judge all the past leaders of Nigeria that misgoverned the country. In a recent interview, President Buhari said ”Recently I had to come out and state that from 1999 to 2014, anyone who carries out a study here in America or Europe or India will know that we were producing 2.2 million barrels ...

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25 suspected cultists arrested in Enugu State

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The Enugu State Police command have arrested 25 suspected cultists, who gathered for their initiation activities recently. The Command said it recovered a locally made single barrel pistol, a locally made cut to size single barrel gun, four live cartridges and six expended cartridges from the suspects. The Command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, said on Tuesday in Enugu that the suspects ...

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Masked DSS operatives take over security in National Assembly

Masked DSS operatives take over security in National Assembly

Masked Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have taken over guard duties at the National Assembly complex in Abuja. This development comes after the invasion and stealing of the mace by thugs sponsored by suspended lawmaker, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on April 18th. The mace has since been found and returned to the chamber. Senate President in reaction to ...

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Photos of Dino Melaye being brought into the court on a stretcher, re-arrested by the police after granted bail

Photos of Dino Melaye being brought into the court on a stretcher, re-arrested by the police after granted bail

The Nigerian Police Force today arraigned embattled Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial District of Kogi State before a magistrate court in wuse zone 2 Abuja. He was arraigned for allegedly breaking the windscreen of police vehicle conveying him to Lokoja and threatening to kill himself. After the court granted him bail, he was re-arrested by the police. Dino ...

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”You will soon become the worst past Nigerian leader Insha Allah” Aisha Yesufu tells President Buhari

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The co-convener of BBOG, Aisha Yesufu, says President Buhari will soon become a former Nigerian leader ”Insha Allah”. Yesufu said this while reacting to President Buhari’s comment that God will judge the past leaders of Nigeria. See her tweets below…

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Senate summon: IGP Idris fails to appear, sends his deputy

Senate summon: IGP Idris fails to appear, sends his deputy

The Inspector general of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday failed to appear before the senate the second time, sending Joshak Habilah, the deputy inspector general to represent him. Reports have it that IGP and GOC 1 Division Kaduna, Gen. Mohammed Mohammed, visited Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State to assess security needs of the people. Recall that the senate had invited ...

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Buhari, Osibanjo to inaugurate 109 projects in Zamfara

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, governors and Ministers are to inaugurate multi-billion naira projects in Zamfara state as part of the 7th Anniversary of Governor Abdul’aziz Yari ‘s administration. Alhaji Lawal Liman, the chairman of the anniversary committee disclosed this at a press conference in Gusau on Wednesday. Liman, who is the state commissioner of health said about ...

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Herdsmen attack Yelwata in Guma LGA kill six, injure scores

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Suspected herdsmen Tuesday evening reportedly invaded Tse-Iyortyer, Yelwata in Guma local government area of Benue state, killing six persons and injuring scores. It was gathered that the marauders had attempted to raze the community but youths of the area successfully repelled the attackers who fled to neigbouring Nasarawa state. A notable politician and indigene of the area who claimed he ...

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Mother burns her daughter with electric iron for “being a disgrace to the family” (graphic photo)

Mother burns her daughter with electric iron

A mother has been arrested for burning her daughter with an electric iron in Lagos, Nigeria. Ayo Sheriff, 30, used an electric iron to burn Aishat Sheriff, 16, at their home over a minor misunderstanding. According to the Lagos State Police Command, Aishat, a secondary school student and a part-time student auxauxili nurse, was given 500 Naira by her boss ...

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Photos: Bukola Saraki visits NYSC camp ground in Kwara following death of female corps member

Bukola Saraki visits NYSC camp ground in Kwara following death of female corps member

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, today paid a condolence visit to the NYSC oreintation camp in Ilorin, Kwara state following the death of one of the corps members, Miss Hilda Eva Amadi. Miss Amadi reportedly died following a severe injury she sustained during a “Man o’ War” drilling exercise in the ongoing orientation exercise at the camp. Saraki expressed sadness over ...

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Photos: Christians in Jos, Kaduna and Plateau state protest recent attacks on Christians in Benue

Christians in Jos, Kaduna and Plateau state protest recent attacks on Christians in Benue

The Christian Association of Nigeria last week urged all Christians to come out on Sunday April 29th, 2018 to stage a peaceful protest over the repeated attacks on Christians by suspected herdsmen in Benue state. Christians in Akure, Ondo state, Jos in Plateau state and Kaduna state staged a peaceful protest, demanding an end to the killings. The protesting Christians ...

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Lagos police command explains why Third mainland bridge was temporary shut

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On Sunday, 29th April 2018, the third mainland bridge was temporarily shut to traffic. The Lagos state police command has released a statement explaining why the bridge was shut. Read below: The Third Mainland Bridge was temporarily shut to traffic on Sunday morning 29/04/2018 due to “Simulation Exercise” carried out by NEMA, LASTMA, the Police, the FRSC and other agencies ...

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Kogi State man raises alarm after seeing his dead daughter’s name on the petition to recall Dino Melaye

Kogi State man raises alarm after seeing his dead daughter’s name on the petition to recall Dino Melaye

Kevwe Jawhoru, a Nigerian man on Facebook who hails from Kogi State has raised alarm after seeing his dead daughter’s name on the petition to recall embattled Senator, Dino Melaye. According to him, ‘I had a bad experience today, the evil men behind Dino recall open up my old wounds today, my late daughter miss Thomas faith, that dead on ...

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Nigerian Army parades 3 suspected herdsmen involved in Benue killings after fierce gun battle

Nigerian Army parades 3 suspected herdsmen involved in Benue killings after fierce gun battle

The Nigerian Army yesterday paraded three suspected militants captured by its troops after an exchange of gunfire at Tormatar village in Benue State. The Commanding Officer of 72 Battalion, Lt. Col. Suleiman Muhammad, said troops of the 707 Special Forces Brigade in Makurdi, apprehended the trio while they were converging on a camp to launch further attacks on the state. ...

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