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Properties razed in Anambra community after vigilante commander killed 27-year-old man six days to his wedding

Properties razed in Anambra community after vigilante commander killed 27-year-old man six days to his wedding

Properties worth millions of Naira were razed on Monday, over the alleged murder of a 27-year-old man by the Commander of the Vigilantte group in Ogbunike, Oyi local government Area of Anambra state. It was gathered that the deceased Ndubisi Oye was preparing for his wedding set for Sunday, October 22, when he was shot and killed by the Commander ...

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Four people arrested in connection with the kidnap of British missionaries in Delta State

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Four people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of four British people in Delta State. The four Britons who were kidnapped last Friday were Christian missionaries providing free medical services in the rural town of Enekorogha. According to reports the four suspects were apprehended by villagers at different points over the last six days, before handing them over ...

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‘We have proven we can contain Boko Haram’ – President Buhari

'We have proven we can contain Boko Haram' – President Buhari

President Buhari said his administration has demonstrated the ability to contain the activities of Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria, especially in the North East. Speaking at a joint press conference with the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Buhari said the relative peace and improved security situation in the Northeast, is a testimony to the efforts of his administration in ...

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Viral photos of a Hummer SUV being used to transport bamboo sticks from the market in Anambra

Viral photos of a Hummer SUV being used to transport bamboo sticks from the market in Anambra

To think that the Hummer SUV was a luxury ride some years back. See more photos below.

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Lauretta Onochie throws shade at GEJ as President Buhari grants approval for pension payment for ex-Biafran soldiers

Lauretta Onochie throws shade at GEJ as President Buhari grants approval for pension payment for ex-Biafran soldiers

Yesterday President Buhari granted approval for the payment of pensions of all the pardoned former Biafran soldiers. While reacting to the news, Lauretta Onochie who is President Buhari’s personal assistant on social media, threw shade as former president Goodluck Jonathan. See her tweet below:  

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Lagos presents Hajj certificates to pilgrims, as sales of 2018 form begins

Lagos presents Hajj certificates to pilgrims, as sales of 2018 form begins

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has concluded arrangements to present Certificates of Participation to 2017 Hall pilgrims. The presentation begins today at the Old Secretariat Central Mosque, GRA, Ikeja. The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Muftau Okoya made this known to newsmen during a briefing on the 2017 hajj exercise in his ...

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Dangote Cement’s N272bn debt is short term, considering Eurobond issue – CFO

Dangote Cement’s N272bn debt is short term, considering Eurobond issue – CFO

Dangote Cement Plc is considering a Eurobond or a local debt issue giving the fact that N272.3 billion of its debt is on short term facility and will make a decision towards the end of the year on which fund raising it will embark upon, its chief financial officer, Brian Egan, said yesterday. Egan told Reuters that 70 per cent ...

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Islamic group empowers 163 indigents, communities with over N15m

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No fewer than 163 indigenes of Osun State benefited from this year’s disbursement of fifteen million, seven hundred and forty-five thousand naira (N15, 745, 000) at the 8th Zakat Distribution Ceremony (ZDC) and Project Commissioning in Ede town. The programme benefited indigent persons, elderly people, organisations, hospitals and community projects such as drilling of four bore holes. ZSF is a ...

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Benue releases N166m for rice, cassava production

Benue releases N166m for rice, cassava production

Benue State government has release N166 million as counterpart fund to the International Fund for Agricultural Development-Value Chain Development Programme, IFAD-VCDP, to boost activities of rice and cassava small-holders farmers. Governor Samuel Ortom said this at the organisation’s Trade Promotion and Know-ledge Fair in Makurdi. Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Tony Ijohor, Governor Ortom reiterated the ...

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NEMA staff begin indefinite strike, close all zonal offices

NEMA staff begin indefinite strike, close all zonal offices

Staff of the National Emergency Management Authority NEMA, today began an indefinite strike. According to a statement released by the workers union, the directive to proceed on strike was issued by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) today October 19th. According to the unions, the decision followed the expiration of the ...

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Man jailed 2 years over theft of batteries

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Magistrate N. A. Layeni of a Lagos Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Igbosere, yesterday, sentenced a 35-year-old unemployed man, Gabriel Peter, to two years imprisonment for stealing batteries worth N70,000. The defendant, whose address was not given, was first arraigned on October 4, on a three-count charge of burglary and theft. He had, however, pleaded guilty to all the counts and ...

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‘I don’t know the whereabout of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’ – Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu

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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state says he does not know the whereabouts of the missing leader of the now-outlawed secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Recall that after the September 14th ‘invasion’ of the Umuahia home of Kanu by military officers, his members alleged that he had gone missing. They accused the military of taking him ...

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U.S. Congressman David Cicilline pledges to donate his brain for research

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline pledges to donate his brain for research

US congressman, David Cicilline has pledged to donate his brain to concussion research after listening to the testimony of former NFL players about traumatic brain injury. The Democratic lawmaker from Rhode Island who played Pop Warner football in his youth, agreed to make the donation after he dies in order to help researchers study the effects and impacts of the ...

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Photos: Young lady cuts off 23 years old neighbour’s tongue in LLagos

Young lady cuts off 23 years old neighbour's tongue in lagos

A week before 23-year-old Babangida was to travel to Zaria, where he was seeking admission at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), a girl simply identified as Abiodun cut off his tongue. Narrating her son’s ordeal, Babangida’s mother, Hajiya Hassana Ali, said the suspect who is a relative of their neighbour’s wife, used to send Babangida on errands. They started going ...

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Photos: President Buhari meets 12 year old girl that donated her lunch money for his campaign in 2015

President Buhari meets 12 year old girl that donated her lunch money for his campaign in 2015

President Buhari today met with three of his young supporters. One of them is 12 years old Nicole Benson who donated her lunch money for his campaign in 2015. He also met 10-year-old Aisha who wrote him a letter asking to see him. President Buhari also granted audience to three years old, daughter of popular comedian White Nigerian, who did ...

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If we are to go for elections today, we will return to power – chairman of PDP’s national caretaker committee Ahmed Makarfi

If we are to go for elections today, we will return to power - chairman of PDP's national caretaker committee Ahmed Makarfi

Chairman of PDP National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, says he is confident that the party will return to power come 2019. Makarfi expressed his confidence of the party’s return to power when he appeared on Channels TV last night. “We are more than ready for election. If we are to go to polls today, we are confident that PDP ...

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Like US, Isreal has also announced plans to withdraw from UNESCO

Like US, Isreal has also announced plans to withdraw from UNESCO

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country will withdraw from UN’s cultural and education body after a United States decision to do the same on accusations of bias against the Jewish state. Netanyahu’s office in a statement said, ‘the prime minister instructed the foreign ministry to prepare Israel’s withdrawal from the organisation alongside the United States’. Netanyahu “welcomes the ...

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Man arrested, his brother, two others on the run over gang rape of 14-year-old girl in Anambra State

Man arrested, his brother, two others on the run over gang rape of 14-year-old girl in Anambra State

An electrician identified as Ifesi Nwabude has been arrested while his three accomplices are on the run for gang raping a 14 year-old-girl in Awka, Anambra State capital. It was gathered that Ifesi Nwabude, his brother, Chiedu and their friends Emmanuel and Chibuzo raped the girl on October 1st. According to reports, the suspect was arrested, yesterday, at Sky Prince ...

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Don’t Treat NNPC Scandal With Levity, NUPENG Tells Buhari

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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to wade into the allegations of corruption and insubordination raised against NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibeh Kachikwu and not treat the issue with levity. The group in a statement on Tuesday said the whole world is watching ...

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Davido releases statement and videos on the death of his friend, Tagbo

Davido re-invited for questioning after autopsy shows Tagbo died of suffocation

24 hours after the Lagos state police commissioner indicted him in the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike, singer Davido, has released a statement telling his own side of the story. He also shared videos to back up his claims. According to Davido, when Tagbo started acting up after taking 40 shots of Tequila, he advised that he should allow ...

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