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23 travelers including a nursing mother kidnapped along Birnin-Gwari road

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At least 23 travelers including a nursing mother were kidnapped along the Birnin-Gwari road in Kaduna state yesterday, June 8th, 2018. According to reports, the kidnappers intercepted the commercial bus they were travellering in at Kwanar-Tsauni, between Udawa and Labi villages. Mohammed Kebi, a commercial driver who witnessed the incident, said at least five vehicles were intercepted by the kidnappers ...

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”Buhari, call your security agents to order” Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

''Buhari, call your security agents to order'' Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed concerns over the alarm by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Federal Government plans to arrest him using trumped up charges. In a statement he released this evening, the former Vice President who served under Obasanjo, said the alarm raised by the former president is disturbing. He called on President Buhari to call ...

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President Buhari appoints Adebisi Shonubi as new CBN Deputy Governor

President Buhari appoints Adebisi Shonubi as new CBN Deputy Governor

  President Buhari has approved the nomination of Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation as disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement today. Folashodun Shonubi is currently the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inter-Bank ...

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Uzodimma challenges Igbo intellectuals on 2019 election

Uzodimma challenges Igbo intellectuals on 2019 election

          Since the dawn of creation, agriculture has played a prominent factor in the establishing of civilizations, empires, kingdoms and society. While it is debatable whether agriculture is the first profession of man, the fact remains that any country that is not self sufficient in food production is likely to be at the mercy of those ...

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Video: SARS officers allegedly shoot man they mistook for an internet fraudster in Lagos

SARS officers allegedly shoot man they mistook for an internet fraudster in Lagos

An unfortunate incident happened at Chinese town in Ojota, Lagos state yesterday. SARS officers during a raid allegedly shot a man they mistook for an internet fraudster. The young man is seen in the video lying unconscious. Watch the video below:

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Paris Mayor awards Malian migrant, Mamoudou “Spider-Man” Gassama the city’s ‘Grand Vermeil’ medal

Paris Mayor awards Malian migrant, Mamoudou "Spider-Man" Gassama the city's 'Grand Vermeil' medal

Malian migrant Mamoudou ” Spider-Man ” Gassama has been awarded with the city’s Grand Vermeil medal by Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo at the city council room in Paris. Gassama’s extraordinary feat on May 26 when he scaled four floors with his bare hands to rescue a child propelled him to global superstardom. The Malian migrant, 22, arrived illegally in France ...

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”Expect war if you try to impeach Buhari” House of Reps member, Muhammadu Kazaure, warns colleagues

''Expect war if you try to impeach Buhari'' House of Reps member, Muhammadu Kazaure, warns colleagues

            A House of Representatives member, Muhammadu Kazaure (Jigawa-APC), has disassociated himself from National Assembly’s alleged plan to impeach President Buhari saying any day the lawmakers attempt to carry out impeachment proceedings, they should expect war. At a joint executive session of the both chambers of the Assembly earlier today, members of the National Assembly ...

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Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami writes Abuja High court, orders immediate resumption of Dino Melaye’s trial

Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami writes Abuja High court

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice , Abubakar Malami, has written a letter to the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, demanding the immediate resumption of the trial of Dino Melaye which was adjourned indefinitely to enable him attend to his failing health. The letter, dated June 4, 2015 and titled ‘Re: Charge ...

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‘We reaffirm our vote of no confidence on Police IG” – National Assembly threatens to invoke constitutional power of checking Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands

'We reaffirm our vote of no confidence on Police IG" - National Assembly threatens to invoke constitutional power of checking Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands

  The National Assembly has passed a ‘Vote of No confidence’ on Police IG, Ibrahim Idris and threatened to invoke its constitutional power of checking President Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands. Senate President Bukola Saraki read the resolutions of the lawmakers after a closed-door session which lasted about three hours yesterday. The resolutions were on insecurity ...

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Chief Press Secretary to Enugu state governor, Uwakwe Abugu, dies In India

Chief Press Secretary to Enugu state governor, Uwakwe Abugu, dies In India

The Enugu State Government has announced the death of Mr. Uwakwe Abugu, the Chief Press Secretary, CPS, to the State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. A statement released this evening said Mr. Abugu passed on yesterday June 4th in a hospital in India after a protracted illness. Abugu was appointed chief press secretary in June 2015. Before his appointment, he was the ...

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Final year nursing student gang-raped and stabbed to death in Taraba state

Final year nursing student gang-raped and stabbed to death in Taraba state

A final year student of the school of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo, has been gang-raped and stabbed to death in Taraba state. Mercy Victor, who was a student of Midwifery 300level, was returning to school on Sunday night after she went to spend the weekend in town. On her way back to school, at about 10pm – 11pm, she reportedly ...

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”You can’t get information on Buhari’s treatment abroad without his consent” Court rules

''You can’t get information on Buhari’s treatment abroad without his consent'' Court rules

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that information about the amount of taxpayer fund spent on President Buhari’s medical trip to the United Kingdom last year, cannot be released under the Freedom of Information Act without the President’s consent. Delivering judgment in a suit filed by a civil society group, Advocacy for Societal Rights ...

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Group lauds Obaseki’s developmental strides

Group lauds Obaseki’s developmental strides

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged to work with non- government organisations as his administration is open to ideas and public scrutiny, urging NGOs to defend public trust. Obaseki gave the assurance when he received the new executive members of Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOs), who paid him a courtesy visit at Government House in Benin ...

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US deports Nigerian man and revokes his citizenship for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl

US deports Nigerian man and revokes his citizenship for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl

A Nigerian man was deported on Thursday after his U.S. citizenship was revoked in April following his conviction for indecency with a 7-year-old girl, a felony offense which he committed before he was naturalized. In a press release by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Emmanuel ...

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Femi Gbajabiamila rocked a $3,450 Gucci suit when he gave his wife a N75m G-Wagon for her 50th birthday

Femi Gbajabiamila rocked a $3,450 Gucci suit when he gave his wife a N75m G-Wagon for her 50th birthday

  A few days ago, House of Reps Majority leader Femi Gbajabiamila surprised his wife who was celebrating her 50th birthday with a Mercedes Benz G-Wagon that had customized ‘Assurance’ licence plates. The senator stepped out in a stylish Gucci Heritage Web tape crêpe wool jacket that costs $3,450, approximately N1.2 million See more photos of his outfit below…

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Offa bank robberies: Dismissed police officer admits to killing over 20 persons, gives reason why he ensured he killed policemen

Offa bank robberies: Dismissed police officer admits to killing over 20 persons

The dismissed Corporal turned leader of the armed robbery gang that attacked commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State on April 5th, Michael Adiku has given reasons why he killed over 20 persons including police officers during the robbery incident. Speaking with detectives after his arrest, Adikwu said he deliberately killed the policemen that day because he has scores to settle ...

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Photos: Three suspected ”Yahoo Yahoo boys” arrested in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world

Three suspected ''Yahoo Yahoo boys'' arrested in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world

The suspects-Sylvester Osolase, 30; Seyi Ajayi, 36 and Monday Mayaki, 37 were arrested on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at River View Estate, Isheri North, Lagos State, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their activities. The suspects who were dealing in romance and classified scams, confessed to have defrauded several unsuspecting victims around the world. They also confessed to ...

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Pastor gives lady 48 strokes of cane in order to get husband in Enugu

Pastor gives lady 48 strokes of cane in order to get husband in Enugu

        A 39-year-old spinster in desperate search of a husband has told of how she received 48 strokes of the cane from a pastor so she could get a husband. Princess Josephine Uloma, an indigene of Orlu in Imo state, broke down in tears in front of a large congregation in Asaba on Sunday as she told ...

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Self acclaimed pastor arrested for defrauding his member of millions of Naira

Self acclaimed pastor arrested for defrauding his member

            The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested a self acclaimed pastor and founder Jesus the General Outreach Ministry based in Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos, ThankGod Udechukwu, for defrauding one of his kinsmen who trusted him as a ‘Man of God’. Udechuckwu who hails from Ozalla, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was arrested ...

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We have capacity to overcome challenges — Osinbajo

We have capacity to overcome challenges — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has, on Sunday, declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges it is facing. He said this while addressing State House Correspondents after a special service to observe the country’s Children’s Day held at the Aso Villa chapel, Abuja. “The truth of the matter is that there are always challenges everywhere in every ...

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