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Fake JAMB official who duped 70 candidates sent to prison

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Emeka Anugwo, a 37 years old suspected fake JAMB official has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly collecting the sum of N3,000 each from 70 prospective JAMB candidates to assist them to generate remita code, change their ages, courses and institutions without the consent of the examination body. A Police source said that the Divisional ...

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Armed robbery gang dressed in police uniforms arrested in Enugu State

Armed robbery gang dressed in police uniforms arrested in Enugu State

The Enugu state police command arrested a six-man armed robbery gang and captured four of the gang members operating within 9th Mile Corner on the outskirts of Enugu, recovering three locally made guns and nine phones belonging to their victims. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said that the armed gang had been robbing travelers coming from Lagos and heading ...

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”Rivers state indigenes will show Wike the ‘red card’ at the appropriate time” Rotimi Amaechi says

''Rivers state indigenes will show Wike the ‘red card’ at the appropriate time'' Rotimi Amaechi says

Former Rivers state governor now Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday engaged his follower on twitter. He addressed some issues raised particularly regarding his successor Nyesom Wike who he has been having a running battle with since 2015 after Wike took over office from him. In one of his tweets, one of his followers asked Amaechi to use one hand ...

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#Fuelscarcity: VP Yemi Osinbajo continues his checks on fuel stations & depots, meets with oil marketers on Christmas day

VP Yemi Osinbajo continues his checks on fuel stations & depots, meets with oil marketers on Christmas day

In continuation of his on-the-stop assessment of the fuel situation in parts of Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,yesterday paid a visit to fuel depots in Apapa area of Lagos State. During his visit to Oando and Total depots in Apapa, Lagos, VP Osinbajo, reassured Nigerians that the Buhari’s administration was working round the clock to end the fuel crisis as ...

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Photos: Hausa, Gbagyi yesterday clash in Bwari, Abuja

Hausa, Gbagyi yesterday clash in Bwari, Abuja

Hausa and Gbagyi clashed yesterday in Bwari, Abuja, over kingship title. Currently all normalcy have been restored. Military personnel are present in the area, and sellers were seen packing their goods. See the pictures below:    

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BREAKING: Tension in Abuja, as Hausa and Gbagi collide

BREAKING: Tension in Abuja, as Hausa and Gbagi collide

It started this morning at about 7:00 am, as Hausa and Gbagi collided at Bwari, Area Council, Abuja. So many people sustained different levels of injuries, while several have been killed. Information gathered indicated that the battle has long been existing after the Hausa over throne Gbagi kingdom and they are now been ruled by the Hausa. The battle started ...

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Arsenal 3 Liverpool 3: Points shared in classic Christmas cracker

Arsenal 3 Liverpool 3: Points shared in classic Christmas cracker

Arsenal and Liverpool played out the best game of the Premier League season so far, the Gunners coming from two goals down to lead only for Roberto Firmino to claim a dramatic 3-3 draw. Philippe Coutinho had Liverpool deservedly in front at half-time, the Brazil international beating Petr Cech with a deft header after Mohamed Salah’s cross looped up off ...

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Gov. Akeredolu presents N171bn budget to assembly

Gov. Akeredolu presents N171bn budget to assembly

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday presented an appropriation bill of N171 billion for the 2018 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly for scrutiny and approval. The estimates, christened “Budget of Progress”, earmarked N81.521 billion for recurrent expenditure and N68.096 for capital votes. He said it reflected the collective aspiration of the people of the state, ...

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FERMA identifies ‘critically’ damaged roads for repairs

FERMA identifies 'critically’ damaged roads for repairs

The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) says it has identified no fewer than ten critically damaged federal roads for urgent intervention in each state of the federation. The Acting Managing Director, Mr Nuruddeen Rafindadi disclosed this on Friday Abuja at his maiden media briefing since assumption of office in October. Rafindadi said that the agency was mandated to maintain and ...

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Police declare Badoo cult kingpin, Alaka wanted

Police declare Badoo cult kingpin, Alaka wanted

The Lagos State Police Command has declared a popular independent oil marketer and prime suspect of the Badoo cult killings in Ikorodu and Epe axis of the State, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, wanted. The 51-year-old suspect, who is the owner of Alaka Petroleum, is wanted in connection with series of well-orchestrated killings and nefarious activities of the Badoo cult group. ...

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Latest FIFA ranking: No cause for alarm – Onigbinde

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Akinade Onigbinde, the Coach of FRSC Football Club of Abuja, says Nigeria’s drop in FIFA’s December ranking would not adversely affect the team’s performance before and during the World Cup. Onigbinde told newsmen on Friday in Abuja that the Super Eagles have already distinguished themselves as one of the best teams in the world. He said the Super Eagles did ...

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Arik Air resolves dispute with cabin crew

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Arik Air on Friday confirmed that it had resolved its dispute with its workers who earlier embarked on strike. The airline made the confirmation in a statement signed by its Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji, in Lagos. Adebanji said the work-to-rule action by its cabin crew disrupted the airline’s flights out of Lagos for some hours. “The dispute has been ...

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IGP bars SARS operatives from stop and search duties on roads

IGP bars SARS operatives from stop and search duties on roads

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has barred operatives of the controversial Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, from conducting stop and search on roads. He also stopped them from acting as bodyguards to prominent Nigerians just as he warned them against further delving into civil matters including land disputes, personal disputes, debt collection and all matters considered civil. Besides, ...

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Fayemi denies comment on ‘increasing pump price to N250’

Fayemi denies comment on ‘increasing pump price to N250’

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has denied a statement being circulated on the social media in which he was quoted as justifying the current fuel scarcity. The Minister was said to have made the comment in an interview with WE FM 106.3.. He was quoted as saying : “Don’t mind Fayose, he is a noisemaker, ...

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New Video: Humblesmith feat. Olamide – Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi

Humblesmith feat. Olamide – Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi

N-Tyze Entertainment officially released the music video of Humblesmith titled “ Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi” which features rap heavyweight Olamide. The video was directed by Clarence Peters. Watch and enjoy below:

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Okorocha approves Payment of November & December Salaries for Workers

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Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has approved the payment of workers’ salaries for the months November and December. In a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Nnamdi Obiaraeri , it was revealed that those who encounter any problems should contact the newly created Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfillment to lodge complaints. The statement read: This is to ...

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Real Madrid v Barcelona: Ronaldo and Messi´s head-to-head Clasico record

Real Madrid v Barcelona: Ronaldo and Messi´s head-to-head Clasico record

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo renew world football’s greatest individual battle when they meet in a much-anticipated Clasico on Saturday. Barcelona have the benefit of a healthy lead in LaLiga and know a win at the Santiago Bernabeu would be a major blow to Real Madrid’s title hopes. The potentially decisive clash could boil down to which of the sides’ ...

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2019: S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

A group under the aegis of South/South Wing of ex-Agitators, SSWA, has described former Vice President Abubakar Atiku as the messiah to rescue Nigeria from economic hardship and bad governance. Self-styled Commander Paul Agge, coordinator of the ex-agitators from the core Niger Delta states, who spoke to journalists shortly after its inaugural meeting in Warri, Delta State, said that at ...

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Don’t sell National Theatre, TBS, others, Senate tells FG

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The Senate yesterday told the Federal Government not to contemplate selling Tafawa Balewa Square, TBS, the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, among other national monuments. It equally declared TBS, National Arts Theatre, the President’s House at Marina, the Prime Minister’s Lodge, Onikan, and the National Assembly Complex, Lagos as national monuments and urged the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ...

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Man to die by hanging for armed robbery in Ekiti

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A middle aged man, Waliu Abifarin was on Wednesday sentenced to death by hanging for armed robbery by an Ado-Ekiti High Court. The presiding Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, who found Abifarin guilty on the strength of evidence adduced before the court by the prosecution, added that the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt. Daramola ruled that Abifarin was ...

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