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Police arrest 23 year old man for beheading 72 year old woman in Ogun state

Police arrest 23 year old man for beheading 72 year old woman in Ogun state

23 year old Adeoye Ikugbayigbe has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for beheading a 72 year old woman, Funmilayo Shada, over a land dispute on March 17th. Addressing newsmen in Abeokuta, the state capital Monday, the police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said, son of the deceased, Ekundayo Shada, filed a complaint at the police ...

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I did not import any vehicle, I did not ask anybody to act on my behalf, the vehicle is not my personal car – Saraki insists

I did not import any vehicle, I did not ask anybody to act on my behalf, the vehicle is not my personal car - Saraki insists

In this post shared on his Facebook page, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, insists he has nothing to do with the imported Range Rover Bulletproof SUV that he has been linked with. He appeared before the Senate’s Committee on Ethics and Privileges to defend himself on allegations that he imported the SUV without paying the necessary Customs duty. Saraki said: “Today ...

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5-year-old boy burnt to death in Edo state

5-year-old boy burnt to death in Edo state

A 5-year-old boy was burnt to death when a fire broke out in his home at Ijorgbor Street, Upper Sokponba road in Ikpoba-Okha local government, Edo state. The boy was reportedly locked inside a room with his brother by their father when the fire broke out, engulfing their apartment. According to neighbours, after their father locked them inside, he went ...

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Gold coin in Guinness Book of Records worth as much as $4.5M stolen from a German Museum

Gold coin in Guinness Book of Records worth as much as $4.5M stolen from a German Museum

A massive gold coin worth millions of dollars, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records for its purity of 999.99/1000 gold vanished from a museum in the middle of the night, police in Germany announced Monday, saying a group of thieves stole the 221-pound currency before police could arrive, according to the Bode Museum in Berlin, which housed the coin.The daring thieves ...

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Gang war leaves one person dead in Mushin

Gang war leaves one person dead in Mushin

New crisis broke out on Monday between touts at Alamutu and Akala streets in Mushin, Lagos, leaving one person dead and scores injured. The fight, as gathered, was a spill-over of Sunday’s fight, following an interruption of a candle light procession by Alamutu Boys. A resident, Kayode told Vanguard that “the two groups used to be together until Alamutu Boys pulled out. They used ...

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FG not proposing to extend time of Abuja airport repairs from 6weeks to 18weeks – Lai Mohammed

FG not proposing to extend time of Abuja airport repairs from 6weeks to 18weeks - Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has denied reports in a section of the media that the ongoing reconstruction of the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has been extended from six to 18 weeks. The Minister refuted the claims when he spoke at a session with the Aviation Round Table (ART) in Lagos yesterday March 27th ...

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Video: Suspected killers of Jumia delivery man confess to the crime

Video: Suspected killers of Jumia delivery man confess to the crime

The suspected killers of the Jumia delivery man in Rivers state have confessed to murdering the man who had come to deliver the Iphones they ordered. They were arrested yesterday March 27th. Both men are accusing each other of committing the crime. Watch below:

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Cross River Police Arrests Suspect who Poisoned Food at a Restaurant that Left 2 Dead & 44 Hospitalised

Cross River Police Arrests Suspect who Poisoned Food at a Restaurant that Left 2 Dead & 44 Hospitalised

The Police Command in Cross River has confirmed the arrest of a 35-year-old man, Paul Nchui, for allegedly poisoning the food at a restaurant in Ogoja. ASP Irene Ugbo, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the arrest in a telephone interview with NAN on Sunday in Calabar. The incident occurred on March 24 at Oboso community in Ogoja Local ...

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New Video: Reekado Banks feat. Falz – Biggy Man

New Video: Reekado Banks feat. Falz – Biggy Man

Off his much acclaimed “Spotlight” album, Mavin Records act Reekado Banksdrops the visuals to the song “Biggy Man” which features Falz. The video was directed by Lucas Ried. Watch below:

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Dino Melaye says He’s Yet to Collect his Certificate from ABU as Vice Chancellor Confirms he Graduated from the Institution

'I'm a very authentic graduate of Ahmadu Bello University' - Senator Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has said that he is yet to collect his Bachelor’s degree certificate from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria where he graduated from in 2000. He made this known on Monday while answering questions from the Senate as part of the probe of allegations that he didn’t graduate from the university. The University’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Ibrahim Garba, while fielding questions ...

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Video: I forgive your Daughter from my Heart – Apostle Suleman tells Stephanie Otobo’s Mother

I forgive your Daughter from my Heart – Apostle Suleman tells Stephanie Otobo’s Mother

As the sex scandal rocking General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman continues to deepen, the cleric has said that he has forgiven Stephanie Otobo, the Canadian-based singer who alleged that they had an amorous relationship between 2015 and 2016. Suleman made this known during the church’s service on Sunday where the woman and her eldest came to ask that ...

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Another man attempts to commit suicide on Third mainland bridge

Another man attempts to commit suicide on Third mainland bridge

According to journalist, Malik Nasir, the elderly man pictured above attempted to commit suicide on Third mainland bridge yesterday. “Yet Another Suicide Attempt At the Lagos Lagoon today. He was rescued before he could take the plunge. An Ifa Priest has said in a national daily that “the Lagoon is Angry? How do we appease the Lagoon Please. Good Morning”he ...

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Photos: 100L female UNILAG student dies after she reportedly returned from outing with a man and kept vomiting

100L female UNILAG student dies

An 100 level student of the University of Lagos identified as Temitope Omolara died on Thursday, March 23rd after she reportedly went out with an unidentified man. According to Nigerian Tribune, the deceased was said to have returned to the campus after the outing feeling sick, with her friends reporting that she was seen vomiting, including blood on a number ...

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‘London attacker used WhatsApp, the company must help police get access to these terrorists’- British Security services pleads

'London attacker used WhatsApp, the company must help police get access to these terrorists'- British Security services pleads

British security officials have revealed that Westminster Bridge terror attacker Khalid Masood made series of encrypted messages on popular messaging platform, Whatsapp, before carrying out the attack, and have urged the social media company to give them back-end access to encrypted messages in order to avoid future attacks. Masood drove a rented SUV into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before smashing it into ...

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai denies that he leaked his memo to President Buhari

Governor Nasir El-Rufai denies that he leaked his memo to President Buhari

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has denied reports that he leaked the 30-page explosive memo he wrote to President Buhari last September. El-Rufai in the memo stated that President Buhari’s government has failed to deliver on mundane matters of governance.In an exclusive interview with DailyTrust, El-Rufai denied having an ulterior motive for sending the memo. He says the memo was ...

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CBN reduces exchange rate from N370 to N360 for travel allowances, medicals and school fees

CBN reduces exchange rate from N370 to N360 for travel allowances, medicals and school fees

The Central Bank of Nigeria, announced that the exchange rate will be reduce from N370 to N360 for travel  allowances, medicals, and school fees. CBN made the announcement of it’s twitter page.

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Saraki denies EFCC’s claim that he used his aides to launder N3.5 billion Paris Club Loan Refund

Saraki denies EFCC’s claim that he used his aides to launder N3.5 billion Paris Club Loan Refund

The EFCC has reportedly indicted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some of his aides in the alleged laundering of up to N3.5 billion from the Paris Club Loan Refund.According to Channels TV, a source at the antigraft agency says investigation by some of its officials have revealed that some persons with close links to Saraki were used to launder ...

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AMCON hands over Keystone Bank to new investors

AMCON hands over Keystone Bank to new investors

Following the sale of Keystone Bank to Sigma Golf-Riverbank Consortium by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the new investors have finally taken possession with a view to repositioning the bank immediately.A statement from the bank said the handover took place last Friday after the Completion Board Meeting to consummate the acquisition and pave way for the takeover was ...

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Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019- Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP alleges

Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019- Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP alleges

The Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP, has alleged that the Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, is planning to run for presidency come 2019.Dayo Adeyeye who is the spokesperson of the PDP caretaker committee of the Ahmed Makarfi-camp, made the allegation when he spoke at a press conference in Abuja yesterday. “Yesterday, while addressing newsmen, as he continues to illegally ...

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Return to site within 30 days or face prosecution – FG to contractors handling projects in the Niger Delta

Return to site within 30 days or face prosecution - FG to contractors handling projects in the Niger Delta

The Federal Government has issued a warning to all contractors handling government projects in the Niger Delta region to return to site within 30 days or face prosecution.A statement released by Special Adviser to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, says Osinbajo issued the directive at a recent meeting of the inter-ministerial working group following up ...

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