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Graphic photos: Lecturer dies on Christmas day as truck carrying a gate slashes his throat

Lecturer dies on Christmas day as truck carrying a gate slashes his throat

A lecturer of Abia State Polytechnic was killed on Christmas day when a truck carrying an iron gate slashed his neck with the gate as he stood by the road. Mr Dan Onukogu had reportedly left his car at home and taken a tricycle (keke napep) due to the fuel scarcity. However, on gettingto his destination, just as he alighted ...

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Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool to sign Southampton defender for world record £75m

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool to sign Southampton defender for world record £75m

Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk will join Liverpool when the transfer window re-opens on 1 January in a world record £75m deal. The Netherlands international had been expected to join the Reds last summer after he handed in a transfer request. But a move fell through when Liverpool apologised for making an alleged illegal approach for the 26-year-old. The fee ...

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Yusuf Buhari flown to Germany for further medical attention

Yusuf Buhari flown to Germany for further medical attention

President Buhari’s only son, Yusuf Buhari, has been flown to Germany for further treatment. According to reports, he was driven to the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, Abuja early this morning in an ambulance with oxygen support. He was then flown out in an air ambulance in company of his family members and an orthopaedic specialist. Yusuf suffered a head injury and ...

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Police arrest man for allegedly having sex with mentally retarded woman

Police arrest man for allegedly having sex with mentally retarded woman

The Police Command in Katsina State has arrested a 50-year-old man, Safiyanu Kamala for allegedly having sexual intercourse with mentally retarded pregnant woman. Safiyanu is a native of Juno Village, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina. The Katsina State Command, Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Gambo Isah who confirmed the development to newsmen in the state, said the mad woman ...

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Breaking: Osun workers commence indefinite strike

Osun workers commence indefinite strike

Following the Osun state Labour leaders announcement on Friday, last week, over modulated salary, lack of promotion, others and the threat to embark on strike if their problems were not attended to by the government, the organization leader led by the chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress in Osun, Mr. Jacob Adekomi, Wednesday led other unions’ leaders to the State Secretariat ...

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Buhari’s son stable in hospital following bike accident – Presidency

in hospital following bike accident – Presidency

Yusuf Buhari, the son of president Muhammadu Buhari had a bike accident last night around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This was made known to newsmen in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu. He broke a limb and had an injury to the head as a ...

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Nigeria Will Stop Importing And Exporting Fuel By 2019 – Femi Adesina

Nigeria Will Stop Importing And Exporting Fuel By 2019 – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has said that the country will stop importation and exportation of petroleum products by 2019. He said that importation and exportation of fuel has a high effect on the lingering fuel crisis because the country does not produce the product locally and the refineries do not work, which ...

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Graphic photo: 23-year-old man arrested in Katsina State after he slashed his girlfriend’s throat for planning to marry another man

23-year-old man arrested in Katsina State after he slashed his girlfriend's throat for planning to marry another man

The Katsina State Police Command have arrested one Abubakar Sule, 23, over attempted murder of his girlfriend, Aisha Dikko. It was gathered that Sule had tricked Aisha, 21, into a bush at Tamawa village in the Kurfi Local Government Area of the state, allegedly slashed her throat with a knife and fled believing she was dead. Fortunately, a Good Samaritan ...

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US reduces aid to UN by $285 million after their NO vote to Jerusalem

US reduces aid to UN by $285 million after their NO vote to Jerusalem

The Trump administration says it has negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget to the United Nation. The U.S. Mission to the United Nations said on Sunday that the U.N.’s 2018-2019 budget would be slashed by over $285 million, which is 25% of what they give to the U.N. The mission said reductions would also be made to ...

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George Weah wins Liberia’s Presidential election

George Weah wins Liberia's Presidential election

George Weah has been declared winner of the presidential election in Liberia which took place yesterday December 26th. The retired footballer defeated his 73-year-old opponent, Vice President Joseph Boakai to become the 25th president of Liberia. The result of the election was announced today Wednesday, December 27th. An excited Weah took to his twitter handle to appreciate his family, friends ...

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Tottenham 5 Southampton 2: Records tumble for inspirational hat-trick hero Kane

Tottenham 5 Southampton 2: Records tumble for inspirational hat-trick hero Kane

Record-breaking Harry Kane stole the show with a second hat-trick in as many games as Tottenham smashed Southampton 5-2 at Wembley, the striker setting a new record of 39 Premier League goals in a calendar year in the process. The England star’s treble against Burnley on December 23 moved him level on 36 with Alan Shearer and he never looked ...

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Nigerian Army ambush Boko Haram bomb expert, recovers over 200 cows

Nigerian Army ambush Boko Haram bomb expert, recovers over 200 cows

Troops of 21 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with elements of 121 Battalion, on Friday 22nd December 2017, laid an ambush for Boko Haram terrorists at one of their suspected crossing points near Firgi, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. During the ambush, the troops neutralized one of the terrorists suspected to be an expert Improvised Explosives Device ...

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Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife

Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife

Turkish club, Galatasaray have offered Emmanuel Eboue a lifeline after the former Arsenal defender revealed he had contemplated suicide after a bitter divorce battle with his estranged Belgian wife Aurelie, stripped him of all of his assets. The sad story of Eboue’s financial woes shocked millions of football fans globally, after the club-less defender admitted to being broke few years ...

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Suspected ritualist arrested with corpse of a baby in Ogun State

Suspected ritualist arrested with corpse of a baby in Ogun State

A suspected ritualist in possession of the corpse of a baby, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command. According to Sunonline, the 42-year-old suspect, Ajiboye Emmanuel Olusola, according to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, was arrested at Saapade motor park on Friday, December 22, when he was about boarding a ...

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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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