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300 level UNIPORT student slashes her roommate’s nose with razor

300 level UNIPORT student slashes her roommate's nose with razor

A UNIPORT student identified as Oreva Okoija currently in her 300 level has been accused of slashing her roommate, Nany’s nose with a razor. According to the report shared by the victim’s friend, Lilian Victor, the two roommates have been having issues after Nancy broke their door because she couldn’t find the key to the room. Meanwhile, the victim has ...

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Suspected militant wanted for abduction and murder of British missionary has surrendered

Suspected militant wanted for abduction and murder of British missionary has surrendered

Oyawerikumor Peregbabofa, also known as Karowei, the suspected militant leader who was declared wanted and accused of killing British Missionary Ian Squire, has surrendered himself to the Joint Task Force Operation Delta Safe. JTF Commander Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi confirmed that the suspect surrendered under a superior firepower during a JTF operation. Thoughthe commander did not give details of where ...

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Two notorious kidnappers arrested in Lagos

Two notorious kidnappers arrested in Lagos

The Nigeria Police , Lagos State Command, arrested two notorious Kidnappers at Elemoro, Ajah in Lagos yesterday January 10th at about 9.43pm. The criminals met their waterloo while escaping with their victim, one Mrs Mildred Mbajiorgu. Thetight security network emplaced in Lagos state by the Command Commissioner of Police, CP. Edgal Imohimi , did the magic as the Divisional Police ...

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Police recover skull of an inspector killed on Christmas day in Cross Rivers, his body still missing

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The Cross Rivers state police command has recovered the severed head of an Inspector in the command, Michael Umoh, who was attacked, killed and his head severed in Uyanghan community in Akamkpa local government area on December 25th 2017. Parading the suspects before newsmen yesterday January 11th, the state commissioner of police, Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa, said the victim was out ...

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New Year day massacre: Benue state government declares three days mourning for 59 deceased victims, to hold mass burial for them on Thursday January 11th

New Year day massacre: Benue state government declares three days mourning for 59 deceased victims

   Benue State government has declared three days of mourning for those killed in recent attacks on communities in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state. Suspected herdsmen attacked the communities on New Year day and on Saturday January 6th, killing 59 persons including a pregnant woman. A statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel ...

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”FG will not condone further attacks by Herdsmen” Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau says

''FG will not condone further attacks by Herdsmen'' Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau says

     The Federal Government says it will no longer condone further attacks by herdsmen in any part of the country. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), gave the assurance at a meeting with some state governors in Abuja today January 8th. The meeting had in attendance Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, Niger state’s Abubakar Bello, Benue state’s ...

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491 Libyan Returnees received at Port Harcourt International Airport

491 Libyan Returnees received at Port Harcourt International Airport

       Officials of the Federal and Rivers State Governments on Sunday received the 491 Libyan returnees at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa. While the Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Secretary of the Rivers State Government, Sir Kenneth Kobani led the delegation of the state government. The team ...

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”Address Issues And Stop Pointing Fingers” PDP Tells Oyegun

''Address Issues And Stop Pointing Fingers'' PDP Tells Oyegun

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to address issues and stop his resort to excuses and shifting of blames over the failures and inherent confusion in the APC-led Federal Government. The PDP slammed Oyegun for attempting to exonerate the APC of blames over the embarrassing list ...

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Fulani herdsmen: We won’t prohibit cattle rearing — Ondo govt

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The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the herdsmen in the state. Herdsmen have murdered several farmers, raped their wives and female children and destroyed several farmlands in recent times. ...

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In Calabar: Woman, 3 children die in kerosene fire

In Calabar: Woman, 3 children die in kerosene fire

Fire from adulterated kerosene’s explosion has killed a family of four at 124, Murtala Mohammed Highway, Ikot Omin, 8 Miles, at the outskirts of Calabar, Cross River State. It was gathered that Mrs Nseobong Uduak (mother) and three of her children— Miracle 10; Silas, three, and a two-month-old baby, whose name could not be ascertained— were burnt to death. The ...

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Power: FG Out With Policy Position To Evacuate Stranded 2,000MW

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While awaiting full take-off of the eligible customer policy, the Federal Government said, yesterday, that it was putting together a policy position that will help expand distribution network of Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to evacuate the stranded 2,000 megawatts of electricity and make them available to Nigerians. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, who disclosed this at the ...

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Kachikwu: Why petrol may soon sell for N175 per liter

why petrol may soon sell for N175 per liter

Minister of State for petroleum resources, Emmanuel Kachikwu, says selling PMS at N145 no longer makes economic sense. The sole reason why Nigeria experienced the kind of scarcity of petrol » that crippled the economy during the festive season, was because marketers were no longer importing petrol. Andthe reason why marketers were no longer importing petrol was because they were ...

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Yusuf Buhari in Stable Condition – Doctors’ Guild

Yusuf Buhari in Stable Condition – Doctors’ Guild

The Guild of Medical Directors in Nigeria has released a statement saying son of the president Yusuf Buhari is now in stable condition following his bike accident, The Sun reports. Yusuf had suffered a head injury and a broken limb after crashing a bike in Abuja on Boxing Day, December 26, 2017. Yusuf was reported to be receiving treatment at ...

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President Buhari commiserates with Benue governor over deadly attacks, instructs security agencies to stop the killings

President Buhari commiserates with Benue governor over deadly attacks, instructs security

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the reported killings, injury of several persons and wanton destruction of property in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas of the state in the New Year. While expressing immense sadness at the “wicked and callous” attacks on even innocent children, the President in a statement signed by ...

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Lagos Government seals off Petrol Station, hotel of Suspected Badoo Cult Kingpin Abayomi Alaka

Lagos Government seals off Petrol Station, hotel of Suspected Badoo Cult Kingpin Abayomi Alaka

The Lagos State Government has sealed off the petrol station and event centre belonging to suspected Badoo Cult kingpin Abayomi Kamal Alaka. The Police, had on December 22, 2017, declared Alaka wanted in connection with series of well-orchestrated killings and nefarious activities of the Badoo cult group in Ikorodu and Epe area of the State. Alaka is believed to be ...

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Photos: Soldiers allegedly shoot dead some residents protesting against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State

Soldiers allegedly shoot dead some residents protesting against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State

Some persons were feared dead when soldiers allegedly opened fire on armless residents protesting against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State Residents of Makurdi, the state capital, had on Wednesday, trooped out to protest against attack on communities by suspected herdsmen in which over 50 people were killed and 30 injured.

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Ogun State Police command arrests man with 114 bags of cannabis

Ogun State Police command arrests man with 114 bags of cannabis

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested a suspected indian hemp merchant, with 114 bags of cannabis. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect, Noah Olaore, was arrested on December 29, 2017 in front of the Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta. The arrest of the suspect followed information received by officials of Federal Anti-Robbery Squad that some ...

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Teenage suicide bomber attacks mosque in Borno, kills his father, 9 others

Teenage suicide bomber attacks mosque in Borno

A teenage suicide bomber yesterday at about 5am, attacked a mosque in Gamboru, Borno state killing his father and 9 others who had come to the mosque to offer their morning prayer. A resident of Gamboru, Lawan Abba, told NAN that the suicide bomber was from Gamboru community. “The suicide bomber hailed from Gamboru town, he disowned his parents and ...

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Governor Rochas Okorocha’s first son, Afamefula, hospitalized in the UK after he slumped during the Christmas holiday

Governor Rochas Okorocha's first son, Afamefula, hospitalized in the UK after he slumped during the Christmas holiday

The first son of Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Afamefula, is reportedly on admission in an undisclosed hospital in London for a yet-to-be disclosed illness. The Sun reports that Afam was flown to London for treatment after he allegedly slumped during Christmas week. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu revealed this while explaining the absence of Governor ...

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Photos: Many feared dead, scores injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Benue community

Many feared dead, scores injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Benue community

Persons suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked a village in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing several and injuring many including children. According to activist, Ukan Kurugh, Nongov Saghev village at Tomotar mbashiov came under attack in the early hours of today. “The whole community is being run down as they are burning down houses” he wrote. The ...

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