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Lagos, Ogun recovering from Lassa fever

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In the last fortnight or thereabouts, the Southwest has been on edge over Lassa fever outbreak in Lagos and Ogun states. Between the two states, a total of six confirmed cases and two deaths were recorded, while 256 were placed on surveillance at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH; Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, and Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta. Surveillance officers ...

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Disengaged workers cry to Buhari over entitlements

Disengaged workers cry to Buhari over entitlements

Workers disengaged from the Abia State civil service have sent a save our soul message to President Muhammadu Buhari over the inability of the state government to pay their entitlements. Former Abia state governor, Theodore Orji, had on October 1, 2011, ordered the disengagement of over 4, 000 non indigenous workers from its workforce and later recalled those from non ...

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FG asks Court to return Nnamdi Kanu to Prison

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The Federal Government has urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail it granted leader of the pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and return him to prison. The government argued that Kanu has not only breached the conditions attached to the bail granted him on April 25 this year on health ground, he ...

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We won’t lose sleep over The Economist’s ranking — LASG

We won’t lose sleep over The Economist’s ranking — LASG

The Lagos State government yesterday said it won’t lose sleep over the ranking by The Economist of London, which says the state is the worst global city to live in after Damascus in war-torn Syria. In an exclusive interview with Vanguard, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, described the ranking as not representing the successes the state had ...

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BREAKING: Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new Ministers

Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new Ministers

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, assigned portfolios to the two new ministers, namely, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe), that were inaugurated exactly 22 days ago after they were sworn into the Federal Executive Council (FEC). This was made known to newsmen via the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande ...

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Police arrest woman for killing baby in Nasarawa

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The Police in Nasarawa State Command said they had arrested a woman for allegedly killing her three-day old baby. The Public Relations Officer of the Police Comnmand in the state, DSP Idirisu Kennedy, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia. According to Kennedy, the police on Monday received report of a dead body of a baby ...

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Herdsman Abubakar, 7 others remanded for attacking businessman, stealing N6.5m

Herdsman Abubakar, 7 others remanded for attacking businessman, stealing N6.5m

A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a herdsman, Attahiru Abubakar, and seven others, now at large, be remanded in prison custody for allegedly attacking a businessman and stealing his N6.5 million cash. Others accused, now at large are: Jafa’ar Abubakar (a local security man), four students: Mikailu Umar , Ileja Abu, Ibrahim Bururus, and Barade Ibrahim , and ...

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Now it’s getting serious! Donald Trump shares photos of  U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers  ready to ‘Fight Tonight’ if called upon to do so (Photos)

Donald Trump shares photos of  U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers  ready to 'Fight Tonight' if called upon to do so

President Trump has warned North Korea to be very afraid and he’s repeatedly said that if they act unwisely, things will happen to them, the likes of which have never been seen before. Now, he’s just shared photos of USAF B-1B Lancer Bombers at Guam standing ready to fulfill USFK’s FightTonight mission if called upon to do so. On August 7, ...

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Jailed Athlete, Oscar Pistorius to be freed from jail for a second time on ‘compassionate leave’

Jailed Athlete, Oscar Pistorius to be freed from jail for a second time on 'compassionate leave'

Jailed South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius is to be freed from jail on ‘compassionate leave’ next week to attend a funeral for his grandmother, who died earlier this week at the age of 93. This will be the second time the convicted murderer will be given such preferential treatment by the Prison authorities. Last October, the 30-year-old was driven by prison ...

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Diezani’s loot can build six world class airports, complete the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail lines- Buhari Media Support Group claims

Diezani’s loot can build six world class airports, complete the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail lines- Buhari Media Support Group claims

                                                                                  The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) says part of the alleged loot recovered from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, ...

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Photos: Father rapes his two year old, brutalizes her in Kaduna

Father rapes his two year old, brutalizes her in Kaduna

An NGO in Kaduna state is currently demanding justice for two-year-old Meimunat Shehu pictured above, whose father brutalized her, raped her and also sodomized her. She is currently at the state hospital receiving medical attention. The NGO is calling on the government to ensure that Meimunat gets justice, as her father’s family members are trying to cover his crime up ...

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Graphic: Woman stabs her husband to death during a disagreement in Adamawa state

Woman stabs her husband to death during a disagreement in Adamawa state

A woman named Halima has been arrested by the Adamawa state police for stabbing her husband, Ibrahim Ishmail to death at their home in Numan village on Thursday August 10th. According to Rariya, Ibrahim had gone to the market to buy food ingredient for his wife to cook. On his return, he discovered she had gone out without informing him. He ...

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Photo: Man beats young son to death for stealing neighbour’s belt in Osogbo

Man beats young son to death for stealing neighbour’s belt in Osogbo

                                                                                                    Sikiru Adebayo, 45, was on Thursday arraigned in an Osogbo ...

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Photos of Diezani Alison-Madueke’s alleged London properties

Photos of Diezani Alison-Madueke's alleged London properties

Sahara Reporters claims they have uncovered London properties allegedly owned by former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Recall that the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had ordered the permanent forfeiture of a mansion in Banana Island, Lagos belonging to Allison-Madueke after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) told the court that the property was the proceeds of corrupt activities. ...

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Photos: Police parade 70 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, sea pirates in Rivers State

Police parade 70 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, sea pirates in Rivers State

The Rivers State Police Command on Friday, August 11, paraded 70 suspects arrested for various crimes. Briefing newsmen at the Command Headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki M. Ahmed, said the suspects were arrested between 1st of July till date.. The crimes ranged from kidnappings, armed robbery, cultism. “Like I have always said in my successive Briefings, the Command ...

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Access bank reacts to viral video of one of their ATMs in UNILAG that displayed pornographic content

Access bank reacts to viral video of one of their ATMs in UNILAG that displayed pornographic content

A tablet showing a video at Access bank ATM gallery inside the University of Lagos UNILAG campus that was displaying pornographic content on its screen, went viral yesterday.  Access bank has now released a statement reacting to the incident. According to the bank, one of its customers used the in-house tablets at the ATM gallery to watch porn. Read the statement below ...

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Catholic Church releases names of victims of Ozubulu church massacre

Catholic Church releases names of victims of Ozubulu church massacre

                                                                                    The Catholic Church has released the names of victims of the attack that took place at the St. ...

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Watch: Inside the Dreaded Badoo Cult, Battabox gathers Eyewitness Report

Inside the Dreaded Badoo Cult, Battabox gathers Eyewitness Report

A violent, new cult gang has emerged in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, Nigeria. They are called the “Badoo” cult and have killed at least 20 people, including women and babies, in a series of deadly attacks on innocent families. Battabox‘ Timothy Nofiu visits the sites visited by this deadly group and gathers eyewitness report on the wicked operations ...

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The Senate & Police are enemies of Nigerians – #ResumeOrResign Protesters

The Senate & Police are enemies of Nigerians – #ResumeOrResign Protesters

                                                                         The #ResumeorResign protesters have reacted to comments made by the Senate on the protest asking President Muhammadu Buhari to resume office or resign after ...

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Lagos State Government employs 250 persons living with disabilities into Civil Service

Lagos State Government employs 250 persons living with disabilities into Civil Service

                                                      Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday announced that in line with the promise he made at a recent Town Hall Meeting held in Ojo, the State Government would soon distribute letters of ...

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