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Graphic photos: Father, son and other family members killed in fatal motor accident on their way to daughter’s wedding in Nassarawa

Father, son and other family members killed in fatal motor accident on their way to daughter's wedding in Nassarawa

Some parts of Nassarawa State were thrown into mourning following the tragic death of a man and four members of his family on New Year Day. According to reports, the deceased includes father, his son and other family members were on their way to the wedding fatiha of his eldest daughter when they had a head on collision with a ...

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We Gang raped 9 women in Charity Bus Stop – Suspect

We Gang raped 9 women in Charity Bus Stop - Suspect

A 4-man robbery gang and serial rapist were arrested at Charity Bus Stop, Lagos State, by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), of the Lagos State Police Command. The leader of the gang, Sunday John, 27-year old said that himself and 3 other members raped nine women in the last two weeks. The suspect who hails from Akwa ...

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Photos: Woman arrested for trying to smuggle Gabonese teenager into Europe in a suitcase

Photos: Woman arrested for trying to smuggle Gabonese teenager into Europe in a suitcase

A woman allegedly trying to smuggle a Gabonese into Europe in a suit case has been arrested. The Moroccan was stopped at the border in Spain, on December 30th, 2016,  after the civil guard suspected her package. A 19-year-old Gabonese was found curled inside the suit case in Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in Northern  Africa. It could be recall that ...

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Photo: Two armed robbers killed in a gun duel with police in Ibadan

Photo: Two armed robbers killed in a gun duel with police in Ibadan

Two members of an eight-man robbery gang were killed during a gun battle with Oyo State Police Commad, Ibadan, on Friday, December 30th, 2016. A private security guard was wounded in the process, and a police sergeant attached to Ogbere Police State, was killed. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the Oyo State Police Command, Agugu Police Station, Superintendent of ...

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Photos: NAFDAC destroy fake, expired drugs worth millions in Sokoto State

The National Agency for Drugs, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday, December 29, in Sokoto State destroyed illegal, hard and expired drugs in Sokoto State worth millions of Naira. Dr. Musa Umar, Director of Narcotics and Controlled Substances of the agency, who represented the acting Director-General of the agency, Mrs Yetunde Oni, led the destruction exercise at Dutsen Babari in Dange/Shuni local government area of the state. Some of the products were voluntarily submitted to the agency by various governmental and non-governmental organisation. "Others were mopped up from open markets via enforcement activities and surveillance system of NAFDAC." said Dr. Umar, adding that the burnt products were seized in Sokoto and Zamfara States.

The National Agency for Drugs, Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday, December 29, in Sokoto State destroyed illegal, hard and expired drugs in Sokoto State worth millions of Naira. Dr. Musa Umar, Director of Narcotics and Controlled Substances of the agency, who represented the acting Director-General of the agency, Mrs Yetunde Oni, led the destruction exercise at Dutsen Babari in ...

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Military’s capture of Boko Harams enclave has vindicated me – Ali Modu Sheriff

Military's capture of Boko Harams enclave has vindicated me - Ali Modu Sheriff

Former Borno state governor and factional leader of PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that the recent capture of Boko Haram’s strongest enclave in Sambisa forest known as Ground Zero, by the Military, has vindicated him. He has been accused in the past, that he created the sect group which has now become an international terrorist group. He made the ...

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Photos:Gov. Ambode at signing of bond deal with issuing houses at Lagos House,Ikeja

Photos:Gov. Ambode at signing of bond deal with issuing houses at Lagos House,Ikeja

Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule, Commissioner for Finance/Economic Planning & Budget, Mr. Adeyemi Ashade and Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, signed the  N47 Billion Bond Deal with Issuing Houses at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House, Ikeja, on Friday, December 30, 2016. See photos below:

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President Buhari removes Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman

President Buhari removes Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly been removed from office, by President Buhari. He has been redeployed back to the Nigerian Police Force (NPF). This came after the Senate refused to confirm him as the Chairman of the anti-graft agency, following graft levelled against him by the Department of State Security Service (DSS). ...

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Photos: Aregbesola receives award as Nigeria’s Governor of the year in Education

Photos: Aregbesola receives award as Nigeria’s Governor of the year in Education

Osun state Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has been invested with the award of Nigeria’s Governor of the year in Education by African Education Monitor Magazine. Aregbesola received the award, Friday, from the Chief Executive Official, African Education Monitor Magazine, Oludaisi Adetarami. However, he appealed to the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to minimise the rate of industrial action by its members. ...

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Police launch “Change Begins with Me” campaign in Bayelsa

Police launch “Change Begins with Me” campaign in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa on Friday launched the “Change Begins with Me” campaign of the Federal Government to re-position the force for effective service delivery. The Commissioner Police, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, said at the launch in Yenagoa that the initiative was not just a slogan, but a new culture of providing quality service in crime prevention and control. Ogunjemilusi charged the ...

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Buratai: Civil Rights Attorney issues Fayose 7-days ultimatum to withdraw statement

Buratai: Civil Rights Attorney issues Fayose 7-days ultimatum to withdraw statement

A Civil Rights Attorney, Osuagwu Ugochukwu Esq has asked the Ekiti state Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose to, within seven days, retract his statement which attempted to cast aspersion on the person of the Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen TY Buratai or face legal action. The attorney in a statement made available to journalists in Imo state said Fayose ...

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Photos from the 25th wedding anniversary celebration of Emir of Kano with one of his wives

Photos from the 25th wedding anniversary celebration of Emir of Kano with one of his wives

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II celebrated 25th wedding anniversary with one of his wives yesterday.

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21 years old Cameroonian who stabbed bride-to-be, Dayo Adeleke arraigned in court |Photos from the funeral included

21 years old Cameroonian who stabbed bride-to-be, Dayo Adeleke arraigned in court

The police in Lagos state yesterday arraigned 21-year-old Cameroonian, Ledjou Kouemou, before an Ebute Metta Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly stabbing his boss and bride-to-be, Dayo Adeleke, to death at her residence in Parkview estate, Lagos on December 20th. Ledjou was arraigned on a one count charge of murder. The prosecuting counsel, Chinalu Uwadione told the court that the accused ...

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Police arrest 61-year-old man who has been raping a 10-year-old girl in a hotel for months in Abia State

Police arrest 61-year-old man who has been raping a 10-year-old girl in a hotel for months in Abia State

The intelligence policing strategy of the Abia State Police Command has led to the arrest of a 61-year-old man who has been raping a 10-year-old girl in a hotel for months, and fake Nestle food manufacturer. Police arrested one Timothy Onyeukwu, 61, caught having unlawful carnal knowledge of one female child of about 10 years old in a hotel. Acting ...

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Police foil plot to bomb Third Mainland Bridge, arrest suspect

Police foil plot to bomb Third Mainland Bridge, arrest suspect

The Nigerian police has arrested a man, Abiodun Amos aka Senti who is one of the leaders of a notorious militant group that operate in Ikorodu and Arepo areas of Lagos and Ogun states for was plotting, with some of his gang members who are currently at large, to bomb the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. According to a statement released ...

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Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo loses $4.8m to ponzi scheme

Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo loses $4.8m to ponzi scheme

Popular Nigerian Pastor and founder of Kingsway International Christian Centre located in the UK, Matthew Ashimolowo, has lost $4.8 million to a Ponzi scheme after members on the board of his church invested the money into the scheme. The ponzi scheme is owned by former Premier League soccer player, Richard Rufus, who used to be a defender for Charlton Athletic. ...

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Boko Haram leader Shekau resurfaces in new video, says group “safe and not flushed out of anywhere”

Boko Haram leader Shekau resurfaces in new video, says group "safe and not flushed out of anywhere"

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a new video on Thursday disputing a claim by the Nigerian army that the terrorist group had been uprooted from its Sambisa Forest stronghold. Shekau who spoke in both Hausa and Arabic, said: “We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere. And tactics and strategies cannot reveal our location except ...

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Pres. Buhari’s visit to Bauchi state postponed due to bad weather

Pres. Buhari's visit to Bauchi state postponed due to bad weather

President Buhari’s one-day working visit to Bauchi state has been postponed. This was confirmed by the Bauchi state government, said that the postponement is due to poor weather condition which has affected flights from leaving or landing the state.

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Police begin hunt for cop who killed Malaysia-based man two days to his wedding in Imo State

Police begin hunt for cop who killed Malaysia-based man two days to his wedding in Imo State

The Police Inspector, Michael Edem, who allegedly shot and killed a Malaysian-based businessman, two days to his wedding in Imo State, his been hunted by the Imo State Police Command. The deceased, Friday Nduka, 28-year-old, was from Egbuoma in Iguta Local Govt Area of Imo State, was shot in the presence of his wife to be and younger brother, at ...

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Man Arrested for Plotting to Kidnap 2-year-old in Ogun

Man Arrested for Plotting to Kidnap 2-year-old in Ogun

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 33-year-old man, Suleiman Seidu, over the alleged attempt to kidnap a two-year-old boy at Owode, Ogun. The operatives got a hint of the kidnap attempt of the boy from one of the two persons whom the prime suspect had contracted to perpetrate the crime. Spokesperson of ...

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